The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 137 159
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 22 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.83% 0.92% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.53% 8.36% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 5
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £28,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,600 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

BGP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 292 311 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.03% 10.97% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 199 178 264
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing BGP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Scotland

BGP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for BGP in Scotland

BGP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Scotland

BGP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +25 13 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Edinburgh -8 9 £58,000 +26.08%
BGP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BGP.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (70.83%) OSPF
4 14 (58.33%) CCNP
5 13 (54.17%) MPLS
5 13 (54.17%) Firewall
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (45.83%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (41.67%) F5
8 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
9 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
10 8 (33.33%) CCNA
10 8 (33.33%) WAN
10 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 8 (33.33%) Fortinet
11 7 (29.17%) VPLS
11 7 (29.17%) VLAN
11 7 (29.17%) Network Security
11 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (29.17%) HSRP
11 7 (29.17%) IPv6
11 7 (29.17%) CCIE
11 7 (29.17%) Juniper
12 6 (25.00%) RSVP
12 6 (25.00%) Network Design
12 6 (25.00%) SONET
12 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
12 6 (25.00%) C
12 6 (25.00%) LAN
12 6 (25.00%) SDH

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) OSPF
2 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) MPLS
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (45.83%) Spanning Tree
5 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (33.33%) WAN
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (29.17%) HSRP
6 7 (29.17%) IPv6
6 7 (29.17%) Network Security
6 7 (29.17%) VLAN
6 7 (29.17%) VPLS
7 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (25.00%) LAN
7 6 (25.00%) RSVP
7 6 (25.00%) SDH
7 6 (25.00%) SONET
8 5 (20.83%) Internet
8 5 (20.83%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) CentOS
2 1 (4.17%) Debian
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Network Design
2 5 (20.83%) Process Management
2 5 (20.83%) Service Design
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (58.33%) CCNP
3 8 (33.33%) CCNA
4 7 (29.17%) CCIE
5 5 (20.83%) CCIP
6 2 (8.33%) CCDA
6 2 (8.33%) CCDP
7 1 (4.17%) CCSE
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) F5
3 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 8 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 7 (29.17%) Juniper
6 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
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