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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 110 122 137
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.95% 0.51% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 2.17% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £66,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.39% +120.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.44%
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
477 508 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.48% 23.49% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 363 416 422
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £66,000
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +6 18 £35,000 -46.96%
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 35 (97.22%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (86.11%) CCNP
2 31 (86.11%) Firewall
3 27 (75.00%) Cisco
4 26 (72.22%) VMware
5 23 (63.89%) WAN
5 23 (63.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (61.11%) MPLS
7 20 (55.56%) OSPF
8 18 (50.00%) Citrix
8 18 (50.00%) Network Security
9 17 (47.22%) EIGRP
10 16 (44.44%) CISSP
10 16 (44.44%) Fortinet
10 16 (44.44%) SIEM
10 16 (44.44%) DMVPN
11 15 (41.67%) Security Architecture
12 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (30.56%) Fat Client
12 11 (30.56%) CCNA
12 11 (30.56%) Thin Client
13 10 (27.78%) HP
13 10 (27.78%) DNS
13 10 (27.78%) Network Design
13 10 (27.78%) FortiGate
13 10 (27.78%) vSphere
14 8 (22.22%) DHCP
15 7 (19.44%) Juniper
16 6 (16.67%) JNCIE
16 6 (16.67%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) Firewall
2 23 (63.89%) WAN
3 22 (61.11%) MPLS
4 20 (55.56%) OSPF
5 18 (50.00%) Network Security
6 17 (47.22%) EIGRP
7 16 (44.44%) DMVPN
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (27.78%) DNS
10 8 (22.22%) DHCP
11 6 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 6 (16.67%) VoIP
11 6 (16.67%) Junos
12 5 (13.89%) SNMP
13 4 (11.11%) IPv6
13 4 (11.11%) Wireless
13 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (11.11%) IP Telephony
13 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (11.11%) BIG-IP
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Security Specialist
3 9 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 9 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
4 7 (19.44%) Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Network Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) IP Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Graduate
8 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) IT Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Thin Client
1 11 (30.56%) Fat Client
2 4 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) SIEM
2 15 (41.67%) Security Architecture
3 10 (27.78%) Network Design
4 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.89%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 4 (11.11%) Coaching
6 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 4 (11.11%) Network Management
7 2 (5.56%) Change Control
8 1 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (86.11%) CCNP
3 16 (44.44%) CISSP
4 11 (30.56%) CCNA
5 6 (16.67%) CCIE
5 6 (16.67%) JNCIE
6 3 (8.33%) CCDP
7 2 (5.56%) CCIP
7 2 (5.56%) CISM
8 1 (2.78%) CCSA
8 1 (2.78%) CCSE
8 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Cisco
2 26 (72.22%) VMware
3 18 (50.00%) Citrix
4 16 (44.44%) Fortinet
5 10 (27.78%) HP
6 7 (19.44%) Juniper
7 5 (13.89%) F5
8 4 (11.11%) Polycom
8 4 (11.11%) Aruba
8 4 (11.11%) Sourcefire
9 2 (5.56%) Redback
9 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.78%) Microsoft