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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 98 126 123
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 0.22% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 0.98% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £33,000 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.79% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
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
311 410 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.07% 22.28% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 275 315 264
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 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (84.00%) WAN
3 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (76.00%) CCNP
5 16 (64.00%) MPLS
5 16 (64.00%) EIGRP
5 16 (64.00%) Network Security
5 16 (64.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (64.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 15 (60.00%) SIEM
6 15 (60.00%) DMVPN
6 15 (60.00%) VMware
6 15 (60.00%) Citrix
6 15 (60.00%) CISSP
7 14 (56.00%) Security Architecture
7 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (48.00%) Thin Client
8 12 (48.00%) Fat Client
9 10 (40.00%) OSPF
9 10 (40.00%) Cisco
9 10 (40.00%) Fortinet
10 9 (36.00%) Network Design
11 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (24.00%) VPN
12 6 (24.00%) LAN
12 6 (24.00%) HSRP
12 6 (24.00%) WAN Optimisation
13 5 (20.00%) Coaching
13 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (20.00%) Marketing

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (84.00%) WAN
3 16 (64.00%) MPLS
3 16 (64.00%) EIGRP
3 16 (64.00%) Network Security
4 15 (60.00%) DMVPN
5 10 (40.00%) OSPF
6 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 6 (24.00%) LAN
7 6 (24.00%) HSRP
8 5 (20.00%) WLAN
8 5 (20.00%) VRRP
9 3 (12.00%) VoIP
10 2 (8.00%) Internet
10 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (8.00%) Junos
11 1 (4.00%) Multicast
11 1 (4.00%) SSH
General
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
1 5 (20.00%) Publishing
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 9 (36.00%) Network Specialist
2 9 (36.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (48.00%) Thin Client
2 12 (48.00%) Fat Client
3 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 15 (60.00%) SIEM
3 14 (56.00%) Security Architecture
4 9 (36.00%) Network Design
5 6 (24.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (76.00%) CCNP
3 15 (60.00%) CISSP
4 5 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) CISM
6 1 (4.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
1 15 (60.00%) Citrix
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (8.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) HP
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago