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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 66 71 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs citing BGP 24 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.59% 2.18% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.19% 13.33% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 11
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £44,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,600 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
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
158 180 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.06% 16.32% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 150 145 208
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -2 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Dunstable -10 6 £50,750 +6.84%
Luton - 2 £45,000 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 65 (100.00%) Cisco
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 65 (100.00%) OSPF
2 63 (96.92%) CCNP
3 59 (90.77%) Firewall
4 55 (84.62%) TCP/IP
5 50 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 47 (72.31%) F5
7 43 (66.15%) WAN
7 43 (66.15%) LAN
8 42 (64.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (63.08%) CheckPoint
9 41 (63.08%) Network Security
10 40 (61.54%) Network Management
11 39 (60.00%) MS Visio
12 36 (55.38%) CCDP
12 36 (55.38%) Spanning Tree
13 32 (49.23%) tcpdump
13 32 (49.23%) Wireshark
13 32 (49.23%) Load Balancing
14 31 (47.69%) Presales
15 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
16 25 (38.46%) Data Centre
17 24 (36.92%) EIGRP
18 21 (32.31%) CCSE
18 21 (32.31%) CCSA
19 20 (30.77%) Juniper
19 20 (30.77%) RIP
19 20 (30.77%) VPN
19 20 (30.77%) SSL

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 39 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 14 (21.54%) MS Office
3 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 65 (100.00%) OSPF
2 59 (90.77%) Firewall
3 55 (84.62%) TCP/IP
4 50 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 43 (66.15%) LAN
5 43 (66.15%) WAN
6 41 (63.08%) Network Security
7 36 (55.38%) Spanning Tree
8 32 (49.23%) tcpdump
8 32 (49.23%) Wireshark
9 24 (36.92%) EIGRP
10 20 (30.77%) HSRP
10 20 (30.77%) RIP
10 20 (30.77%) SSL
10 20 (30.77%) VPN
11 16 (24.62%) BIG-IP
12 15 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (23.08%) VoIP
12 15 (23.08%) Wireless
13 13 (20.00%) VRRP
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Consultant
1 28 (43.08%) Network Consultant
2 19 (29.23%) Network Security Consultant
2 19 (29.23%) Security Consultant
3 15 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 14 (21.54%) Network Specialist
5 9 (13.85%) Check Point Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) Cisco Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
7 5 (7.69%) Security Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Network Support
8 4 (6.15%) Network Support Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 25 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.92%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (64.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 40 (61.54%) Network Management
3 32 (49.23%) Load Balancing
4 31 (47.69%) Presales
5 15 (23.08%) High Availability
6 11 (16.92%) Network Design
7 10 (15.38%) ITIL
8 9 (13.85%) Service Delivery
9 8 (12.31%) Change Management
10 7 (10.77%) Data Protection
10 7 (10.77%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (10.77%) Threat Detection
10 7 (10.77%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (9.23%) Web Filtering
12 5 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (7.69%) Coaching
12 5 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
13 4 (6.15%) PRINCE
13 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (96.92%) CCNP
3 36 (55.38%) CCDP
4 21 (32.31%) CCSA
4 21 (32.31%) CCSE
5 10 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (7.69%) CISSP
7 2 (3.08%) CCNA
7 2 (3.08%) CISA
7 2 (3.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (72.31%) F5
3 41 (63.08%) CheckPoint
4 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
5 20 (30.77%) Juniper
6 15 (23.08%) HP
7 4 (6.15%) CA
8 3 (4.62%) Qualys
9 2 (3.08%) VMware