Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 110 97
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 48 70 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.89% 2.29% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.13% 7.45% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 101
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £40,463 £42,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,875 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +25.58%

BGP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 526 940 1,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.74% 30.71% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 384 583 892
Reading median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,500 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Reading

BGP
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP in Reading.

Salary trend for BGP in Reading

BGP
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Reading over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for BGP in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for BGP.

1 46 (95.83%) MPLS
2 44 (91.67%) OSPF
2 44 (91.67%) Cisco
3 41 (85.42%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (83.33%) Firewall
5 35 (72.92%) CCNP
6 28 (58.33%) Juniper
7 26 (54.17%) WAN
7 26 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (52.08%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (47.92%) Data Centre
10 22 (45.83%) ITIL
11 21 (43.75%) EIGRP
12 20 (41.67%) CCIE
13 16 (33.33%) Incident Management
14 15 (31.25%) JNCIA
14 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
14 15 (31.25%) Windows
14 15 (31.25%) F5
14 15 (31.25%) tcpdump
15 14 (29.17%) Load Balancing
16 13 (27.08%) NetScout
16 13 (27.08%) Wireshark
16 13 (27.08%) CCNA
17 12 (25.00%) VPN
17 12 (25.00%) Ethernet
17 12 (25.00%) IPsec
18 11 (22.92%) Advertising
18 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
18 11 (22.92%) Network Security

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (8.33%) GitHub
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (95.83%) MPLS
2 44 (91.67%) OSPF
3 40 (83.33%) Firewall
4 26 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (54.17%) WAN
5 21 (43.75%) EIGRP
6 15 (31.25%) tcpdump
7 13 (27.08%) Wireshark
8 12 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 12 (25.00%) IPsec
8 12 (25.00%) VPN
9 11 (22.92%) Network Security
10 10 (20.83%) DWDM
10 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
11 9 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (16.67%) DNS
12 8 (16.67%) DSL
12 8 (16.67%) Internet
12 8 (16.67%) L2TP
12 8 (16.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Ant
1 4 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.33%) GitLab
1 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.33%) Maven
1 4 (8.33%) Subversion
1 4 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (22.92%) Advertising
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Network Engineer
2 16 (33.33%) Network Support
2 16 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 16 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 16 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Security Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Security Support Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Network Support
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) JSON
1 4 (8.33%) REST
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.58%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 4 (8.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Unix
3 6 (12.50%) Linux
4 5 (10.42%) CentOS
4 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Network Monitoring
2 22 (45.83%) ITIL
3 16 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 14 (29.17%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.50%) Network Design
6 5 (10.42%) ITSM
7 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.33%) BDD
7 4 (8.33%) Change Management
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) DevOps
7 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.33%) Microservices
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (8.33%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) Workflow
7 4 (8.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.33%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.33%) Perl
2 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) Scala
2 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (85.42%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (72.92%) CCNP
3 20 (41.67%) CCIE
4 15 (31.25%) JNCIA
5 13 (27.08%) CCNA
6 7 (14.58%) HND
6 7 (14.58%) JNCIS
6 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
7 6 (12.50%) JNCIP
8 4 (8.33%) CCSP
8 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (8.33%) Degree
9 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.25%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 4 (8.33%) Ansible
2 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.33%) Nagios
2 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) Salt
2 4 (8.33%) Terraform
3 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 44 (91.67%) Cisco
2 28 (58.33%) Juniper
3 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 15 (31.25%) F5
4 13 (27.08%) NetScout
5 11 (22.92%) HP
6 8 (16.67%) VMware
7 7 (14.58%) Arista
7 7 (14.58%) Citrix
7 7 (14.58%) Extreme Networks
8 6 (12.50%) Palo Alto
9 5 (10.42%) Fortinet
9 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
10 4 (8.33%) AppDynamics
10 4 (8.33%) New Relic
10 4 (8.33%) Rackspace
11 3 (6.25%) Aruba
11 3 (6.25%) Dell
11 3 (6.25%) Meraki
11 3 (6.25%) Meru Networks