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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 92 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 14 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.99% 0.44% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 1.86% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 1
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
224 431 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.90% 23.79% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 205 326 304
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (90.00%) OSPF
2 17 (85.00%) Firewall
3 15 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (70.00%) LAN
4 14 (70.00%) WAN
5 13 (65.00%) VPN
6 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (55.00%) VRRP
6 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
6 11 (55.00%) Publishing
6 11 (55.00%) WLAN
6 11 (55.00%) Marketing
6 11 (55.00%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (55.00%) HSRP
6 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (30.00%) Juniper
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco
8 4 (20.00%) Junos
9 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (15.00%) Multicast
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (15.00%) Perl
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.00%) MPLS
10 2 (10.00%) H.323
10 2 (10.00%) IPsec
10 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
10 2 (10.00%) ICMP
10 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) OSPF
2 17 (85.00%) Firewall
3 15 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (70.00%) LAN
4 14 (70.00%) WAN
5 13 (65.00%) VPN
6 11 (55.00%) VRRP
6 11 (55.00%) WLAN
6 11 (55.00%) HSRP
7 4 (20.00%) Junos
8 3 (15.00%) Multicast
8 3 (15.00%) MPLS
9 2 (10.00%) H.323
9 2 (10.00%) IPsec
9 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
9 2 (10.00%) ICMP
9 2 (10.00%) HTTP
9 2 (10.00%) SNMP
9 2 (10.00%) VoIP
9 2 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
1 11 (55.00%) Publishing
1 11 (55.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Network Team Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Video Conferencing
1 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Communications Security
2 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (30.00%) Juniper
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Pluse Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive with benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + .
Posted: 4 days ago