Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 161 218
Rank change year-on-year -24 +57 +15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 49 54 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.86% 1.04% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.95% 7.56% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 19
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £35,890 £32,500 £20,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £54,875 £47,800
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 705 714 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.44% 13.80% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 465 461 456
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 24 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Edinburgh -34 20 £53,750 +34.38%
Dundee - 3 £43,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 £43,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
BGP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 46 (93.88%) Cisco
2 36 (73.47%) Firewall
3 35 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (57.14%) OSPF
5 24 (48.98%) CCNP
5 24 (48.98%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (46.94%) WAN
7 21 (42.86%) MPLS
7 21 (42.86%) CheckPoint
8 19 (38.78%) CCIE
8 19 (38.78%) F5
9 18 (36.73%) Network Security
9 18 (36.73%) LAN
10 17 (34.69%) Fortinet
11 16 (32.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (28.57%) EIGRP
13 13 (26.53%) Network Design
13 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
14 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
15 11 (22.45%) C
16 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
16 10 (20.41%) Software-Defined Networking
17 9 (18.37%) Blue Coat
17 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
18 7 (14.29%) Ethernet
19 6 (12.24%) VoIP
19 6 (12.24%) WLAN
19 6 (12.24%) SLA
19 6 (12.24%) Juniper
19 6 (12.24%) Migration

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 (2.04%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (73.47%) Firewall
2 28 (57.14%) OSPF
3 24 (48.98%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (46.94%) WAN
5 21 (42.86%) MPLS
6 18 (36.73%) LAN
6 18 (36.73%) Network Security
7 16 (32.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (28.57%) EIGRP
9 10 (20.41%) Software-Defined Networking
10 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.29%) Ethernet
12 6 (12.24%) VoIP
12 6 (12.24%) WLAN
13 5 (10.20%) BIG-IP
13 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (10.20%) Spanning Tree
13 5 (10.20%) VLAN
13 5 (10.20%) VPN
14 4 (8.16%) Cisco IOS
General
1 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (77.55%) Network Engineer
2 17 (34.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Design Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Design Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Network Specialist
5 5 (10.20%) Lead Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Core Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) IP Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Security Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) RFC 2547
2 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
1 4 (8.16%) Unix
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) CentOS
2 1 (2.04%) Debian
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Network Design
2 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.24%) Migration
3 6 (12.24%) Network Management
4 4 (8.16%) Information Security
5 3 (6.12%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.12%) Time Management
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Process Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Design
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.04%) CRM
7 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (48.98%) CCNP
3 19 (38.78%) CCIE
4 5 (10.20%) CCIP
5 3 (6.12%) CCNA
5 3 (6.12%) JNCIE
5 3 (6.12%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.08%) CCDP
7 1 (2.04%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (93.88%) Cisco
2 21 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 19 (38.78%) F5
4 17 (34.69%) Fortinet
5 9 (18.37%) Blue Coat
6 6 (12.24%) Juniper
7 4 (8.16%) Dell
7 4 (8.16%) jetNEXUS
7 4 (8.16%) VMware
8 2 (4.08%) McAfee
9 1 (2.04%) HP
9 1 (2.04%) Huawei
9 1 (2.04%) Progress