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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 89 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.41% 0.28% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.29% 1.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £33,000 £29,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.86% -50.83%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.36% +1.14%
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
334 419 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.49% 23.24% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 284 345 302
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 20 April 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 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (76.92%) CCNP
4 19 (73.08%) WAN
5 17 (65.38%) MPLS
5 17 (65.38%) VMware
6 16 (61.54%) Network Security
6 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (61.54%) EIGRP
7 15 (57.69%) Citrix
7 15 (57.69%) CISSP
7 15 (57.69%) SIEM
7 15 (57.69%) DMVPN
8 14 (53.85%) Security Architecture
9 12 (46.15%) Fortinet
9 12 (46.15%) Thin Client
9 12 (46.15%) Cisco
9 12 (46.15%) Fat Client
10 11 (42.31%) OSPF
11 9 (34.62%) Network Design
12 8 (30.77%) CCNA
13 6 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (23.08%) WAN Optimisation
14 5 (19.23%) HSRP
14 5 (19.23%) Coaching
14 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
14 5 (19.23%) VPN
15 4 (15.38%) VRRP
15 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
15 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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%) WAN
3 17 (65.38%) MPLS
4 16 (61.54%) EIGRP
4 16 (61.54%) Network Security
5 15 (57.69%) DMVPN
6 11 (42.31%) OSPF
7 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 5 (19.23%) VPN
7 5 (19.23%) HSRP
8 4 (15.38%) Junos
8 4 (15.38%) DNS
8 4 (15.38%) DHCP
8 4 (15.38%) VRRP
8 4 (15.38%) LAN
8 4 (15.38%) VoIP
8 4 (15.38%) WLAN
9 3 (11.54%) SNMP
10 2 (7.69%) Internet
10 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 4 (15.38%) Publishing
1 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) 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
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Thin Client
1 12 (46.15%) Fat Client
2 6 (23.08%) 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 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
6 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (76.92%) CCNP
3 15 (57.69%) CISSP
4 8 (30.77%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) CISM
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Citrix
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco
3 12 (46.15%) Fortinet
4 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.54%) F5
5 3 (11.54%) Juniper
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.69%) Polycom
6 2 (7.69%) Aruba
6 2 (7.69%) WorldPay
6 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago