The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 71 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.96% 1.26% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.28% 6.67% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 5
Average salary £54,250 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.66% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
171 225 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.00% 18.92% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 140 205 242
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +43 14 £55,000 +46.66%
Dunstable 0 5 £47,500 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco
1 41 (100.00%) CCNP
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (97.56%) OSPF
3 37 (90.24%) Firewall
4 33 (80.49%) TCP/IP
4 33 (80.49%) MS Visio
5 32 (78.05%) Network Management
6 29 (70.73%) Network Security
6 29 (70.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 27 (65.85%) Spanning Tree
7 27 (65.85%) CCDP
8 26 (63.41%) CheckPoint
8 26 (63.41%) LAN
8 26 (63.41%) WAN
8 26 (63.41%) CCSA
9 25 (60.98%) CCSE
9 25 (60.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
10 23 (56.10%) Load Balancing
11 21 (51.22%) Data Centre
12 16 (39.02%) Check Point Certification
12 16 (39.02%) Wireshark
13 15 (36.59%) tcpdump
14 14 (34.15%) HSRP
14 14 (34.15%) Juniper
14 14 (34.15%) EIGRP
14 14 (34.15%) RIP
14 14 (34.15%) VPN
14 14 (34.15%) Finance

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 33 (80.49%) MS Visio
2 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
3 10 (24.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (97.56%) OSPF
2 37 (90.24%) Firewall
3 33 (80.49%) TCP/IP
4 29 (70.73%) Network Security
4 29 (70.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 27 (65.85%) Spanning Tree
6 26 (63.41%) LAN
6 26 (63.41%) WAN
7 16 (39.02%) Wireshark
8 15 (36.59%) tcpdump
9 14 (34.15%) HSRP
9 14 (34.15%) EIGRP
9 14 (34.15%) RIP
9 14 (34.15%) VPN
10 13 (31.71%) SSL
11 12 (29.27%) DWDM
11 12 (29.27%) MPLS
11 12 (29.27%) Wireless
12 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (19.51%) VRRP
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Consultant
2 19 (46.34%) Network Consultant
3 14 (34.15%) Network Security Consultant
3 14 (34.15%) Security Consultant
4 12 (29.27%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) AWS Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Network Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Network Security Specialist
9 1 (2.44%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Network Management
2 25 (60.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (56.10%) Load Balancing
4 10 (24.39%) ITIL
5 9 (21.95%) Network Design
5 9 (21.95%) Change Management
6 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.76%) PRINCE
8 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.88%) DDoS Mitigation
10 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.44%) CRM
10 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) CCNP
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (65.85%) CCDP
3 26 (63.41%) CCSA
4 25 (60.98%) CCSE
5 16 (39.02%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (17.07%) CCNA
7 2 (4.88%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (63.41%) CheckPoint
3 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
4 14 (34.15%) Juniper
5 12 (29.27%) HP
6 9 (21.95%) F5
7 1 (2.44%) IBM