The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 104 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 13 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 0.78% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 3.35% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £66,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -46.96%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
BGP
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
302 388 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.05% 23.39% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 219 290 267
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 25 (86.21%) OSPF
2 23 (79.31%) Juniper
3 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
4 21 (72.41%) Firewall
5 16 (55.17%) Cisco
6 15 (51.72%) Load Balancing
7 14 (48.28%) Bash Shell
7 14 (48.28%) Perl
8 13 (44.83%) DNS
8 13 (44.83%) HTTP
9 10 (34.48%) SSH
9 10 (34.48%) Linux
9 10 (34.48%) Junos
10 9 (31.03%) Web Services
10 9 (31.03%) LAN
10 9 (31.03%) WAN
10 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (20.69%) MPLS
12 5 (17.24%) HP
12 5 (17.24%) CCIE
12 5 (17.24%) SLA
12 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
12 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
12 5 (17.24%) Brocade
12 5 (17.24%) F5
12 5 (17.24%) Multicast
13 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (13.79%) HSRP
13 4 (13.79%) Fintech
13 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) OSPF
2 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
3 21 (72.41%) Firewall
4 13 (44.83%) DNS
4 13 (44.83%) HTTP
5 10 (34.48%) Junos
5 10 (34.48%) SSH
6 9 (31.03%) LAN
6 9 (31.03%) WAN
7 6 (20.69%) MPLS
8 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
8 5 (17.24%) Multicast
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (13.79%) HSRP
9 4 (13.79%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (13.79%) VLAN
9 4 (13.79%) VRRP
9 4 (13.79%) WLAN
10 2 (6.90%) FTP
11 1 (3.45%) VPN
General
1 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Network Systems Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Firewall Support
6 2 (6.90%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Support
6 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Fintech
1 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.34%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Bash Shell
1 14 (48.28%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCIE
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Juniper
2 16 (55.17%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Brocade
3 5 (17.24%) F5
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) WorldPay
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) VMware
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