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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 42 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing BGP 35 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.12% 4.59% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.17% 25.16% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 18
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.49%

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
116 155 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.98% 18.26% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 92 141 139
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +13.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
Bedford +14 15 £55,000 -
Dunstable +1 2 £47,500 -3.06%
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
1 45 (100.00%) CCNP
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 45 (100.00%) OSPF
2 43 (95.56%) Firewall
3 42 (93.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 34 (75.56%) Network Security
5 33 (73.33%) Spanning Tree
5 33 (73.33%) CCSA
5 33 (73.33%) CCSE
5 33 (73.33%) CheckPoint
5 33 (73.33%) LAN
5 33 (73.33%) WAN
6 30 (66.67%) Network Management
7 26 (57.78%) CCDP
8 25 (55.56%) MS Visio
9 24 (53.33%) TCP/IP
10 22 (48.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
11 20 (44.44%) Load Balancing
12 19 (42.22%) F5
12 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
13 12 (26.67%) Wireshark
13 12 (26.67%) EIGRP
13 12 (26.67%) Juniper
13 12 (26.67%) VPN
13 12 (26.67%) SSL
13 12 (26.67%) RIP
13 12 (26.67%) HSRP
13 12 (26.67%) tcpdump

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 25 (55.56%) MS Visio
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
3 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 45 (100.00%) OSPF
2 43 (95.56%) Firewall
3 42 (93.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 34 (75.56%) Network Security
5 33 (73.33%) LAN
5 33 (73.33%) Spanning Tree
5 33 (73.33%) WAN
6 24 (53.33%) TCP/IP
7 12 (26.67%) EIGRP
7 12 (26.67%) HSRP
7 12 (26.67%) RIP
7 12 (26.67%) SSL
7 12 (26.67%) tcpdump
7 12 (26.67%) VPN
7 12 (26.67%) Wireshark
8 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (24.44%) DWDM
8 11 (24.44%) MPLS
8 11 (24.44%) VRRP
8 11 (24.44%) Wireless
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Consultant
1 26 (57.78%) Network Consultant
2 25 (55.56%) Network Security Consultant
2 25 (55.56%) Security Consultant
3 19 (42.22%) Network Engineer
3 19 (42.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 19 (42.22%) Security Engineer
4 12 (26.67%) Network Specialist
5 7 (15.56%) Network Support
5 7 (15.56%) Network Support Specialist
5 7 (15.56%) Support Specialist
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Check Point Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Network Security Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Fintech
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Network Management
2 22 (48.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 10 (22.22%) High Availability
5 6 (13.33%) Presales
6 5 (11.11%) Change Management
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.44%) Network Design
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
9 1 (2.22%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (2.22%) Forensic Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.22%) Threat Detection
9 1 (2.22%) Time Management
9 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) CCNP
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (73.33%) CCSA
2 33 (73.33%) CCSE
3 26 (57.78%) CCDP
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCIE
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 19 (42.22%) F5
5 12 (26.67%) Juniper
6 10 (22.22%) HP
7 6 (13.33%) CA