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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 108 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 0.54% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 7
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
425 369 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.20% 23.43% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 328 303 299
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) OSPF
2 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 8 (66.67%) CCNA
4 7 (58.33%) CCNP
4 7 (58.33%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) UNIX
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Python
6 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (41.67%) Internet
6 5 (41.67%) Bugzilla
6 5 (41.67%) Perforce
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
6 5 (41.67%) Streaming Media
6 5 (41.67%) JIRA
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
7 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (33.33%) IPTV
7 4 (33.33%) VPLS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) OSPF
2 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) VPLS
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
8 2 (16.67%) WLAN
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless
9 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Bugzilla
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 4 (33.33%) IP Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
1 5 (41.67%) Streaming Media
2 4 (33.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) CCIP
4 4 (33.33%) CCDP
4 4 (33.33%) JNCIE
4 4 (33.33%) CCIE
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) Perforce
2 4 (33.33%) Redback
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
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