The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 118 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.051% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.25% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £29,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.66% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
415 403 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.24% 20.55% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 343 299 312
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
BGP
Cambridgeshire

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

BGP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Cambridge region.

BGP Salary Trend in Cambridge

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
2 14 (87.50%) HP
2 14 (87.50%) WAN
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Wireless
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (87.50%) F5
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) DNS
3 13 (81.25%) DHCP
4 11 (68.75%) Ethernet
4 11 (68.75%) SNMP
4 11 (68.75%) SLA
4 11 (68.75%) Citrix
4 11 (68.75%) Juniper
4 11 (68.75%) Finance
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) IP Telephony
4 11 (68.75%) Sourcefire
4 11 (68.75%) VLAN
4 11 (68.75%) Fortinet
4 11 (68.75%) Cisco IPT
4 11 (68.75%) FortiGate
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (68.75%) Network Monitoring

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (87.50%) WAN
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) Wireless
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) DNS
3 13 (81.25%) DHCP
4 11 (68.75%) Ethernet
4 11 (68.75%) SNMP
4 11 (68.75%) IP Telephony
4 11 (68.75%) VLAN
4 11 (68.75%) Cisco IPT
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (68.75%) NetScaler
5 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall Engineer
3 8 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Network Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Network Monitoring
1 11 (68.75%) Problem Management
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CCNP
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCDP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) FortiGate
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) HP
2 14 (87.50%) F5
3 11 (68.75%) Citrix
3 11 (68.75%) Juniper
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Sourcefire
3 11 (68.75%) Fortinet
3 11 (68.75%) Splunk
3 11 (68.75%) Riverbed
3 11 (68.75%) Aruba
3 11 (68.75%) Polycom
4 3 (18.75%) ProCurve