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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 89 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Permanent jobs citing BGP 18 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.24% 0.42% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 1.64% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £66,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.96% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +3.44%
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
342 426 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.49% 25.40% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 280 358 317
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (80.77%) CCNP
4 19 (73.08%) MPLS
4 19 (73.08%) VMware
5 18 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (61.54%) Network Security
6 16 (61.54%) EIGRP
6 16 (61.54%) Cisco
7 15 (57.69%) Citrix
7 15 (57.69%) CISSP
7 15 (57.69%) WAN
7 15 (57.69%) SIEM
7 15 (57.69%) DMVPN
8 14 (53.85%) Security Architecture
8 14 (53.85%) Fortinet
9 12 (46.15%) Fat Client
9 12 (46.15%) Thin Client
10 11 (42.31%) OSPF
10 11 (42.31%) CCNA
11 9 (34.62%) Network Design
12 8 (30.77%) DNS
12 8 (30.77%) DHCP
13 6 (23.08%) VoIP
13 6 (23.08%) WAN Optimisation
13 6 (23.08%) Junos
14 5 (19.23%) F5
14 5 (19.23%) Juniper
14 5 (19.23%) SNMP
14 5 (19.23%) Coaching

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (73.08%) MPLS
3 16 (61.54%) EIGRP
3 16 (61.54%) Network Security
4 15 (57.69%) DMVPN
4 15 (57.69%) WAN
5 11 (42.31%) OSPF
6 8 (30.77%) DHCP
6 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) VoIP
7 6 (23.08%) Junos
8 5 (19.23%) SNMP
9 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
9 4 (15.38%) Wireless
9 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (15.38%) BIG-IP
9 4 (15.38%) VLAN
10 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Security Specialist
3 9 (34.62%) Network Specialist
3 9 (34.62%) Network Security Specialist
4 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Thin Client
1 12 (46.15%) Fat Client
2 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) SIEM
2 14 (53.85%) Security Architecture
3 9 (34.62%) Network Design
4 6 (23.08%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (19.23%) Coaching
6 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) Network Management
7 2 (7.69%) Change Control
7 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (80.77%) CCNP
3 15 (57.69%) CISSP
4 11 (42.31%) CCNA
5 4 (15.38%) CCIE
5 4 (15.38%) JNCIE
6 2 (7.69%) CISM
7 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco
3 15 (57.69%) Citrix
4 14 (53.85%) Fortinet
5 5 (19.23%) Juniper
5 5 (19.23%) F5
6 4 (15.38%) Polycom
6 4 (15.38%) Aruba
6 4 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (15.38%) Sourcefire
7 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago