The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 128 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.40% 0.74% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 3.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £51,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
513 487 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.43% 22.46% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 387 354 487
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Cambridgeshire region.

BGP Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

BGP
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

BGP
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 8 £35,000 -32.36%
Peterborough -6 1 - -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) OSPF
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (84.00%) Cisco
4 20 (80.00%) Firewall
5 17 (68.00%) DNS
6 16 (64.00%) CCNP
7 11 (44.00%) CCNA
7 11 (44.00%) WAN
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (40.00%) FortiGate
8 10 (40.00%) Ethernet
8 10 (40.00%) Juniper
8 10 (40.00%) HP
8 10 (40.00%) CCIE
8 10 (40.00%) MPLS
8 10 (40.00%) VMware
8 10 (40.00%) JNCIE
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) CCDP
10 7 (28.00%) DHCP
11 6 (24.00%) CCIP
11 6 (24.00%) Network Design
11 6 (24.00%) Redback
11 6 (24.00%) VPLS
11 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
11 6 (24.00%) vSphere
12 5 (20.00%) Junos
12 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (20.00%) Internet
12 5 (20.00%) Linux

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) OSPF
2 20 (80.00%) Firewall
3 17 (68.00%) DNS
4 11 (44.00%) WAN
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 10 (40.00%) MPLS
6 7 (28.00%) DHCP
7 6 (24.00%) VPLS
8 5 (20.00%) Internet
8 5 (20.00%) Junos
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (16.00%) Wireless
9 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
9 4 (16.00%) BIG-IP
9 4 (16.00%) VLAN
9 4 (16.00%) VoIP
9 4 (16.00%) SNMP
9 4 (16.00%) IPv6
10 2 (8.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Bugzilla
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
1 4 (16.00%) TestLink
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Network Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Design Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Network Architect
3 6 (24.00%) IP Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (16.00%) Streaming Media
1 4 (16.00%) IPTV
1 4 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Network Design
1 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.00%) Network Management
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
1 4 (16.00%) Python
1 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (64.00%) CCNP
3 11 (44.00%) CCNA
4 10 (40.00%) JNCIE
4 10 (40.00%) CCIE
5 7 (28.00%) CCDP
6 6 (24.00%) CCIP
7 1 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (4.00%) CCSA
7 1 (4.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) HP
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Juniper
3 6 (24.00%) Redback
4 4 (16.00%) Sourcefire
4 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.00%) Polycom
4 4 (16.00%) Aruba
4 4 (16.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) Perforce
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint