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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 105 109 115
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.56% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 0.80% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 7
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
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
411 373 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.15% 24.21% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 313 313 318
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
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 16 September 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) OSPF
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
3 9 (64.29%) CCNP
4 8 (57.14%) CCNA
4 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco
5 7 (50.00%) WAN
6 6 (42.86%) CCIE
6 6 (42.86%) CCDP
6 6 (42.86%) CCIP
6 6 (42.86%) Juniper
6 6 (42.86%) MPLS
6 6 (42.86%) Redback
6 6 (42.86%) Network Design
6 6 (42.86%) JNCIE
6 6 (42.86%) VPLS
7 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
7 5 (35.71%) JIRA
7 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
7 5 (35.71%) Streaming Media
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Bugzilla
7 5 (35.71%) Perforce
7 5 (35.71%) Scrum
7 5 (35.71%) Red Hat

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) OSPF
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) MPLS
5 6 (42.86%) VPLS
6 5 (35.71%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) VoIP
8 2 (14.29%) WLAN
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
9 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
1 5 (35.71%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Design Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Network Architect
1 6 (42.86%) IP Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Streaming Media
1 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
2 4 (28.57%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Design
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 8 (57.14%) CCNA
4 6 (42.86%) CCIE
4 6 (42.86%) CCDP
4 6 (42.86%) CCIP
4 6 (42.86%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
2 6 (42.86%) Redback
3 5 (35.71%) Perforce
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
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