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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 68 78 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Permanent jobs citing BGP 29 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.09% 1.68% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.68% 10.50% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 10
Median salary £53,750 £48,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.82% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,350 £46,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
164 181 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.47% 16.03% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 158 152 240
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 4 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 4 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 +7 12 £63,500 +17.05%
Dunstable -4 7 £52,500 +10.52%
Luton - 2 £45,000 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 67 (100.00%) Cisco
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 67 (100.00%) OSPF
2 64 (95.52%) CCNP
3 61 (91.04%) Firewall
4 55 (82.09%) TCP/IP
5 48 (71.64%) F5
6 47 (70.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 45 (67.16%) WAN
8 44 (65.67%) LAN
8 44 (65.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 44 (65.67%) Network Management
9 43 (64.18%) MS Visio
10 42 (62.69%) CheckPoint
11 38 (56.72%) Network Security
12 37 (55.22%) CCDP
13 35 (52.24%) Spanning Tree
14 34 (50.75%) Load Balancing
15 31 (46.27%) tcpdump
15 31 (46.27%) Wireshark
15 31 (46.27%) Presales
16 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
17 27 (40.30%) Data Centre
18 24 (35.82%) EIGRP
19 22 (32.84%) CCSA
19 22 (32.84%) CCSE
20 21 (31.34%) Juniper
20 21 (31.34%) VPN
20 21 (31.34%) SSL
21 20 (29.85%) RIP

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 43 (64.18%) MS Visio
2 18 (26.87%) MS Office
3 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 67 (100.00%) OSPF
2 61 (91.04%) Firewall
3 55 (82.09%) TCP/IP
4 47 (70.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 45 (67.16%) WAN
6 44 (65.67%) LAN
7 38 (56.72%) Network Security
8 35 (52.24%) Spanning Tree
9 31 (46.27%) tcpdump
9 31 (46.27%) Wireshark
10 24 (35.82%) EIGRP
11 21 (31.34%) SSL
11 21 (31.34%) VPN
12 20 (29.85%) HSRP
12 20 (29.85%) RIP
13 19 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (28.36%) VoIP
14 18 (26.87%) VRRP
14 18 (26.87%) Wireless
15 17 (25.37%) DWDM
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Consultant
1 27 (40.30%) Network Consultant
2 19 (28.36%) Network Security Consultant
2 19 (28.36%) Security Consultant
3 17 (25.37%) Network Specialist
4 15 (22.39%) Network Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Check Point Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Cisco Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Network Support
6 6 (8.96%) Network Support Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Support Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.46%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Network Security Specialist
9 3 (4.48%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.93%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (65.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 44 (65.67%) Network Management
2 34 (50.75%) Load Balancing
3 31 (46.27%) Presales
4 19 (28.36%) High Availability
5 13 (19.40%) Network Design
6 11 (16.42%) Change Management
6 11 (16.42%) ITIL
6 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.94%) Data Protection
8 7 (10.45%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (8.96%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (8.96%) PRINCE
9 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.96%) Web Filtering
10 5 (7.46%) Coaching
11 3 (4.48%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (4.48%) Threat Detection
11 3 (4.48%) Vulnerability Management
12 2 (2.99%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (95.52%) CCNP
3 37 (55.22%) CCDP
4 22 (32.84%) CCSA
4 22 (32.84%) CCSE
5 10 (14.93%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (4.48%) CCNA
6 3 (4.48%) CISSP
7 1 (1.49%) CISA
7 1 (1.49%) CISM
7 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) vSphere
2 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (71.64%) F5
3 42 (62.69%) CheckPoint
4 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
5 21 (31.34%) Juniper
6 19 (28.36%) HP
7 3 (4.48%) CA
8 2 (2.99%) VMware
9 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.49%) NEC
9 1 (1.49%) Qualys