Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 114 98
Rank change year-on-year +29 -16 +5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.23% 0.076% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 0.56% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 27
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +31.58% +8.57%
10th Percentile £31,500 £47,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £40,500 £52,500 £39,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% -15.56%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 102 177 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.82% 13.46% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 85 123 225
Somerset median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Somerset

BGP
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for BGP in Somerset

BGP
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Bath - 2 £35,000 -
BGP
South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for BGP.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper