The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 67 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +13
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.31% 1.35% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 8.11% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 7
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
BGP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
146 185 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.03% 16.70% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 137 153 202
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

BGP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

BGP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

BGP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford -1 5 £57,500 +4.54%
Dunstable -1 4 £50,500 +6.31%
Luton - 2 £45,000 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 55 (100.00%) OSPF
2 53 (96.36%) CCNP
3 49 (89.09%) Firewall
4 47 (85.45%) TCP/IP
5 43 (78.18%) F5
5 43 (78.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 36 (65.45%) Network Security
7 33 (60.00%) WAN
7 33 (60.00%) LAN
8 32 (58.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (56.36%) CheckPoint
9 31 (56.36%) Network Management
10 30 (54.55%) MS Visio
11 28 (50.91%) Spanning Tree
12 27 (49.09%) CCDP
13 24 (43.64%) EIGRP
13 24 (43.64%) tcpdump
13 24 (43.64%) Wireshark
13 24 (43.64%) Load Balancing
14 23 (41.82%) Presales
15 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
16 20 (36.36%) Juniper
16 20 (36.36%) RIP
16 20 (36.36%) VPN
16 20 (36.36%) SSL
16 20 (36.36%) HSRP
17 17 (30.91%) Data Centre
18 15 (27.27%) CCSA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 30 (54.55%) MS Visio
2 11 (20.00%) MS Office
3 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 55 (100.00%) OSPF
2 49 (89.09%) Firewall
3 47 (85.45%) TCP/IP
4 43 (78.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 36 (65.45%) Network Security
6 33 (60.00%) LAN
6 33 (60.00%) WAN
7 28 (50.91%) Spanning Tree
8 24 (43.64%) EIGRP
8 24 (43.64%) tcpdump
8 24 (43.64%) Wireshark
9 20 (36.36%) HSRP
9 20 (36.36%) RIP
9 20 (36.36%) SSL
9 20 (36.36%) VPN
10 14 (25.45%) BIG-IP
11 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (21.82%) VoIP
11 12 (21.82%) Wireless
12 10 (18.18%) IPsec
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Consultant
1 24 (43.64%) Network Consultant
2 17 (30.91%) Network Security Consultant
2 17 (30.91%) Security Consultant
3 13 (23.64%) Network Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Network Specialist
5 7 (12.73%) Check Point Consultant
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco Consultant
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Network Security Specialist
6 6 (10.91%) Security Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Cisco Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.18%) Virtual Team
3 9 (16.36%) Driving Licence
4 8 (14.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.64%) PKI
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (56.36%) Network Management
3 24 (43.64%) Load Balancing
4 23 (41.82%) Presales
5 12 (21.82%) High Availability
6 10 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (18.18%) Threat Detection
6 10 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (16.36%) ITIL
7 9 (16.36%) Network Design
8 8 (14.55%) DDoS Mitigation
9 7 (12.73%) Change Management
9 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
11 4 (7.27%) Coaching
11 4 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (7.27%) Web Filtering
12 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
12 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (96.36%) CCNP
3 27 (49.09%) CCDP
4 15 (27.27%) CCSA
4 15 (27.27%) CCSE
5 6 (10.91%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (10.91%) CISSP
6 2 (3.64%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) CISA
6 2 (3.64%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (78.18%) F5
3 31 (56.36%) CheckPoint
4 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (36.36%) Juniper
6 12 (21.82%) HP
7 4 (7.27%) CA
7 4 (7.27%) Qualys
8 2 (3.64%) VMware