The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 103 101 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.90% 0.43% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 1.73% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 9
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
281 289 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.11% 24.68% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 265 264 236
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
East of England

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

BGP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -22 4 £46,250 -2.63%
Luton -5 1 £38,500 +2.66%
Dunstable - 1 - -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (83.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Network Management
4 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (41.67%) DWDM
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) SSL
5 5 (41.67%) RIP
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) HSRP
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (33.33%) CCSA
6 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) HP NNM
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) CCDP
6 4 (33.33%) HP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (41.67%) DWDM
4 5 (41.67%) MPLS
4 5 (41.67%) SSL
4 5 (41.67%) RIP
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) HSRP
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (8.33%) FWSM
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CCNP
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCSA
3 4 (33.33%) CCDP
4 3 (25.00%) CCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (16.67%) CCDA
5 2 (16.67%) CCIP
6 1 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) HP
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £5K Car Allow + On-Call + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £51000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday