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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 60 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 22 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.34% 0.10% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.94% 0.56% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 6
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
138 180 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.68% 18.22% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 121 162 251
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 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 January 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 - 7 £45,500 -
Dunstable - 6 £48,750 -
Luton +8 1 £55,000 +42.85%
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco
1 42 (100.00%) OSPF
2 41 (97.62%) CCNP
2 41 (97.62%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (92.86%) Firewall
4 38 (90.48%) TCP/IP
5 35 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (80.95%) MS Visio
7 33 (78.57%) Network Management
8 30 (71.43%) F5
9 29 (69.05%) VPN
9 29 (69.05%) EIGRP
9 29 (69.05%) Juniper
10 28 (66.67%) RIP
10 28 (66.67%) SSL
10 28 (66.67%) HSRP
11 25 (59.52%) HP
11 25 (59.52%) MPLS
11 25 (59.52%) Finance
11 25 (59.52%) Wireless
12 24 (57.14%) Service Delivery
12 24 (57.14%) DWDM
12 24 (57.14%) HP NNM
13 22 (52.38%) MS Office
14 21 (50.00%) SLA
15 20 (47.62%) ITIL
15 20 (47.62%) PRINCE2
15 20 (47.62%) PRINCE
15 20 (47.62%) Change Management
15 20 (47.62%) Banking

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 34 (80.95%) MS Visio
2 22 (52.38%) MS Office
3 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (100.00%) OSPF
2 39 (92.86%) Firewall
3 38 (90.48%) TCP/IP
4 29 (69.05%) VPN
4 29 (69.05%) EIGRP
5 28 (66.67%) RIP
5 28 (66.67%) SSL
5 28 (66.67%) HSRP
6 25 (59.52%) MPLS
6 25 (59.52%) Wireless
7 24 (57.14%) DWDM
8 20 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (40.48%) Network Security
10 14 (33.33%) WAN
11 13 (30.95%) LAN
12 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
13 4 (9.52%) tcpdump
13 4 (9.52%) SSH
13 4 (9.52%) SNMP
13 4 (9.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 20 (47.62%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Network Specialist
2 13 (30.95%) Consultant
3 12 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Network Consultant
5 8 (19.05%) Security Consultant
5 8 (19.05%) Network Security Consultant
6 7 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Security Specialist
7 4 (9.52%) Network Security Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Design Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (78.57%) Network Management
3 24 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 20 (47.62%) ITIL
4 20 (47.62%) PRINCE2
4 20 (47.62%) PRINCE
4 20 (47.62%) Change Management
4 20 (47.62%) Process Improvement
5 11 (26.19%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (9.52%) Network Design
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.38%) CRM
7 1 (2.38%) Migration
7 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 41 (97.62%) CCNP
1 41 (97.62%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.95%) CCDP
3 12 (28.57%) CCSA
3 12 (28.57%) CCSE
4 6 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (57.14%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (71.43%) F5
3 29 (69.05%) Juniper
4 25 (59.52%) HP
5 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (30.95%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Avaya
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) Websense
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) Veritas
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus
7 1 (2.38%) 3Com
7 1 (2.38%) BT
7 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.38%) Brocade
7 1 (2.38%) Aruba