The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 183 211 199
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Permanent jobs citing BGP 73 36 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.96% 0.51% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.71% 2.37% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 76
Average salary £49,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £34,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
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 East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1550 1517 1896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.47% 21.32% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1228 1499
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

BGP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

BGP Salary Trend in the East of England

BGP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in the East of England

BGP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Hertfordshire +3 22 £45,000 +33.33% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 18 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Bedfordshire -2 18 £51,250 +21.30% 1
Essex -9 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Suffolk +10 6 £40,000 -5.88%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 112 (91.80%) Cisco
2 109 (89.34%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (89.34%) OSPF
3 90 (73.77%) Firewall
3 90 (73.77%) CCNP
4 87 (71.31%) MPLS
5 63 (51.64%) Juniper
6 62 (50.82%) WAN
7 59 (48.36%) VPN
8 55 (45.08%) EIGRP
9 51 (41.80%) Wireless
10 47 (38.52%) TCP/IP
11 37 (30.33%) HP
11 37 (30.33%) F5
12 35 (28.69%) SSL
13 31 (25.41%) ITIL
13 31 (25.41%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (24.59%) Finance
14 30 (24.59%) DWDM
15 29 (23.77%) Disaster Recovery
16 28 (22.95%) LAN
16 28 (22.95%) RIP
16 28 (22.95%) Network Management
17 27 (22.13%) CCNA
17 27 (22.13%) MS Visio
18 26 (21.31%) MS Office
18 26 (21.31%) PRINCE2
18 26 (21.31%) HSRP
19 24 (19.67%) SolarWinds
19 24 (19.67%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (22.13%) MS Visio
2 26 (21.31%) MS Office
3 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 109 (89.34%) OSPF
2 90 (73.77%) Firewall
3 87 (71.31%) MPLS
4 62 (50.82%) WAN
5 59 (48.36%) VPN
6 55 (45.08%) EIGRP
7 51 (41.80%) Wireless
8 47 (38.52%) TCP/IP
9 35 (28.69%) SSL
10 31 (25.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (24.59%) DWDM
12 28 (22.95%) LAN
12 28 (22.95%) RIP
13 26 (21.31%) HSRP
14 24 (19.67%) IPsec
15 23 (18.85%) Internet
15 23 (18.85%) Network Security
16 22 (18.03%) Cisco IOS
17 20 (16.39%) DNS
17 20 (16.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.10%) JIRA
1 5 (4.10%) TestLink
2 4 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (24.59%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Banking
3 2 (1.64%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Games
3 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.30%) Senior Network Engineer
2 15 (12.30%) Network Specialist
3 13 (10.66%) Architect
4 12 (9.84%) Network Architect
4 12 (9.84%) Design Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Consultant
5 10 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) Network Consultant
7 6 (4.92%) IP Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Network Support
7 6 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) Open Source
2 5 (4.10%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.10%) Equities
2 5 (4.10%) Streaming Media
2 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.28%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.28%) Physics
3 4 (3.28%) IPTV
4 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.64%) Online Games
4 2 (1.64%) SecurID
5 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.82%) PKI
5 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) UNIX
1 22 (18.03%) Windows
2 18 (14.75%) Linux
3 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.10%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.46%) Solaris
7 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.41%) ITIL
2 29 (23.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (22.95%) Network Management
4 26 (21.31%) PRINCE2
5 24 (19.67%) Service Delivery
6 22 (18.03%) Network Design
6 22 (18.03%) Load Balancing
7 16 (13.11%) Change Management
8 15 (12.30%) Process Improvement
8 15 (12.30%) PRINCE
9 11 (9.02%) Regression Testing
10 9 (7.38%) Project Management
10 9 (7.38%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (6.56%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (6.56%) Change Control
11 8 (6.56%) Network Architecture
11 8 (6.56%) System Testing
11 8 (6.56%) Document Management
12 7 (5.74%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.74%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.66%) Python
2 5 (4.10%) Perl
2 5 (4.10%) SQL
2 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 109 (89.34%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (73.77%) CCNP
3 27 (22.13%) CCNA
4 24 (19.67%) CCIE
5 12 (9.84%) JNCIE
6 11 (9.02%) CCDP
7 8 (6.56%) VCP5
7 8 (6.56%) VCP4
7 8 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (6.56%) MBCS
7 8 (6.56%) MCP
8 7 (5.74%) CCIP
8 7 (5.74%) Degree
9 6 (4.92%) CCSE
9 6 (4.92%) CCSA
9 6 (4.92%) CCDA
10 5 (4.10%) CCSP
10 5 (4.10%) RHCE
11 3 (2.46%) VCAP
12 2 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.21%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.92%) vSphere
4 5 (4.10%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.64%) Firmware
5 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (18.03%) HP NNM
2 11 (9.02%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (9.02%) FortiGate
3 10 (8.20%) Cacti
4 8 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (6.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (4.92%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (2.46%) OpenView
7 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 112 (91.80%) Cisco
2 63 (51.64%) Juniper
3 37 (30.33%) HP
3 37 (30.33%) F5
4 24 (19.67%) SolarWinds
5 22 (18.03%) VMware
6 19 (15.57%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.84%) Riverbed
8 11 (9.02%) Aruba
9 10 (8.20%) Blue Coat
10 6 (4.92%) Foundry
10 6 (4.92%) Redback
10 6 (4.92%) Microsoft
11 5 (4.10%) Perforce
11 5 (4.10%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.10%) Crossbeam
12 4 (3.28%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.46%) Compuware
13 3 (2.46%) Sun
13 3 (2.46%) IBM
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