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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 78 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 20 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.90% 0.95% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.90% 5.26% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 5
Average salary £52,500 £55,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
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
202 209 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.15% 18.00% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 165 184 264
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -23.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +13 17 £52,500 -
Dunstable -6 2 £52,500 -6.25%
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (97.30%) CCNP
2 36 (97.30%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (97.30%) OSPF
3 35 (94.59%) Firewall
4 28 (75.68%) CheckPoint
4 28 (75.68%) Network Security
5 27 (72.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 27 (72.97%) Network Management
5 27 (72.97%) Spanning Tree
5 27 (72.97%) CCDP
5 27 (72.97%) LAN
5 27 (72.97%) WAN
6 26 (70.27%) CCSA
6 26 (70.27%) CCSE
7 25 (67.57%) Load Balancing
7 25 (67.57%) TCP/IP
8 24 (64.86%) MS Visio
9 23 (62.16%) Data Centre
10 18 (48.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (45.95%) Wireshark
11 17 (45.95%) tcpdump
12 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
13 13 (35.14%) Check Point Certification
14 12 (32.43%) Network Design
15 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (27.03%) CCNA
17 9 (24.32%) HP
17 9 (24.32%) RIP
17 9 (24.32%) MS Office

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (64.86%) MS Visio
2 9 (24.32%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (97.30%) OSPF
2 35 (94.59%) Firewall
3 28 (75.68%) Network Security
4 27 (72.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 27 (72.97%) LAN
4 27 (72.97%) WAN
4 27 (72.97%) Spanning Tree
5 25 (67.57%) TCP/IP
6 17 (45.95%) Wireshark
6 17 (45.95%) tcpdump
7 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (24.32%) HSRP
8 9 (24.32%) Wireless
8 9 (24.32%) VPN
8 9 (24.32%) RIP
8 9 (24.32%) EIGRP
8 9 (24.32%) VRRP
8 9 (24.32%) DWDM
8 9 (24.32%) MPLS
9 8 (21.62%) SSL
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Consultant
2 20 (54.05%) Network Consultant
3 13 (35.14%) Network Engineer
3 13 (35.14%) Security Consultant
3 13 (35.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 23 (62.16%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Network Management
2 25 (67.57%) Load Balancing
3 18 (48.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (32.43%) Network Design
5 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 7 (18.92%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.70%) Time Management
8 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 36 (97.30%) CCNP
1 36 (97.30%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (72.97%) CCDP
3 26 (70.27%) CCSA
3 26 (70.27%) CCSE
4 13 (35.14%) Check Point Certification
5 10 (27.03%) CCNA
6 5 (13.51%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (75.68%) CheckPoint
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) HP
4 9 (24.32%) Juniper
5 7 (18.92%) F5