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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 47 59 100
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +41
Permanent jobs citing BGP 37 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.80% 2.19% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.29% 15.83% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 1
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +29.87%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +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
166 139 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.53% 13.86% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 153 120 171
Average salary £52,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 +26 21 £55,000 +20.87% 1
Dunstable -5 4 £49,000 +0.51% 1
Luton +6 2 - -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) Cisco
1 53 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 53 (100.00%) OSPF
2 51 (96.23%) CCNP
2 51 (96.23%) Firewall
3 42 (79.25%) TCP/IP
4 37 (69.81%) WAN
5 36 (67.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (67.92%) Network Management
5 36 (67.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 35 (66.04%) LAN
6 35 (66.04%) CheckPoint
7 34 (64.15%) MS Visio
8 32 (60.38%) F5
9 29 (54.72%) Network Security
10 28 (52.83%) CCDP
11 27 (50.94%) Load Balancing
12 26 (49.06%) Wireshark
12 26 (49.06%) tcpdump
12 26 (49.06%) Spanning Tree
12 26 (49.06%) Data Centre
13 25 (47.17%) Presales
14 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
15 20 (37.74%) CCSA
15 20 (37.74%) CCSE
16 18 (33.96%) VoIP
16 18 (33.96%) Juniper
16 18 (33.96%) EIGRP
16 18 (33.96%) VRRP
16 18 (33.96%) High Availability

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 34 (64.15%) MS Visio
2 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 14 (26.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (100.00%) OSPF
2 51 (96.23%) Firewall
3 42 (79.25%) TCP/IP
4 37 (69.81%) WAN
5 36 (67.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 35 (66.04%) LAN
7 29 (54.72%) Network Security
8 26 (49.06%) Spanning Tree
8 26 (49.06%) tcpdump
8 26 (49.06%) Wireshark
9 18 (33.96%) EIGRP
9 18 (33.96%) VoIP
9 18 (33.96%) VRRP
10 16 (30.19%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (30.19%) HSRP
10 16 (30.19%) RIP
10 16 (30.19%) SSL
10 16 (30.19%) VPN
10 16 (30.19%) Wireless
11 14 (26.42%) DWDM
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Consultant
1 17 (32.08%) Network Consultant
2 16 (30.19%) Network Specialist
3 14 (26.42%) Network Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Network Security Consultant
4 11 (20.75%) Security Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Check Point Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) Cisco Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 6 (11.32%) Network Support
7 6 (11.32%) Network Support Specialist
7 6 (11.32%) Support Specialist
7 6 (11.32%) Technical Leader
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 26 (49.06%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Disaster Recovery
1 36 (67.92%) Network Management
2 27 (50.94%) Load Balancing
3 25 (47.17%) Presales
4 18 (33.96%) High Availability
5 10 (18.87%) Network Design
6 9 (16.98%) Change Management
6 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
7 7 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
7 7 (13.21%) ITIL
8 6 (11.32%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (11.32%) Web Filtering
9 5 (9.43%) Coaching
9 5 (9.43%) PRINCE
9 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.77%) Migration
11 1 (1.89%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (96.23%) CCNP
3 28 (52.83%) CCDP
4 20 (37.74%) CCSA
4 20 (37.74%) CCSE
5 12 (22.64%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (3.77%) CCNA
6 2 (3.77%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (3.77%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) HP NNM
2 2 (3.77%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (66.04%) CheckPoint
3 32 (60.38%) F5
4 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
5 18 (33.96%) Juniper
6 16 (30.19%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.77%) NEC
8 1 (1.89%) Intel
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday