The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 216 234 218
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing BGP 49 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.36% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 1.74% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 42
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1593 1609 1608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.00% 20.96% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1267 1333
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 19 £57,500 -11.53% 3
Bedfordshire -2 11 £55,500 -7.50% 2
Essex +1 10 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £37,500 -21.05%
Suffolk +8 4 £40,000 -5.88%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (89.25%) Cisco
2 80 (86.02%) OSPF
3 78 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (72.04%) Firewall
5 57 (61.29%) CCNP
6 51 (54.84%) MPLS
7 50 (53.76%) Juniper
7 50 (53.76%) WAN
8 40 (43.01%) EIGRP
9 35 (37.63%) VPN
10 33 (35.48%) F5
11 32 (34.41%) TCP/IP
12 31 (33.33%) Wireless
13 30 (32.26%) LAN
14 28 (30.11%) CheckPoint
15 26 (27.96%) SSL
15 26 (27.96%) CCIE
16 24 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (25.81%) Network Security
17 23 (24.73%) Cisco IOS
17 23 (24.73%) HP
17 23 (24.73%) Internet
18 21 (22.58%) DWDM
18 21 (22.58%) Finance
18 21 (22.58%) Linux
19 20 (21.51%) CCNA
20 19 (20.43%) IPsec
20 19 (20.43%) Network Management
21 18 (19.35%) DNS
22 17 (18.28%) RIP

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Office
1 13 (13.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (86.02%) OSPF
2 67 (72.04%) Firewall
3 51 (54.84%) MPLS
4 50 (53.76%) WAN
5 40 (43.01%) EIGRP
6 35 (37.63%) VPN
7 32 (34.41%) TCP/IP
8 31 (33.33%) Wireless
9 30 (32.26%) LAN
10 26 (27.96%) SSL
11 24 (25.81%) Network Security
11 24 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (24.73%) Cisco IOS
12 23 (24.73%) Internet
13 21 (22.58%) DWDM
14 19 (20.43%) IPsec
15 18 (19.35%) DNS
16 17 (18.28%) RIP
16 17 (18.28%) HSRP
17 16 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.23%) Bugzilla
2 3 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (52.69%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.20%) Network Specialist
3 15 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Architect
4 9 (9.68%) Network Architect
5 7 (7.53%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Design Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Network Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Open Source
2 5 (5.38%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.38%) Thin Client
2 5 (5.38%) Equities
3 4 (4.30%) Firmware
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.23%) Physics
4 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.23%) Streaming Media
5 2 (2.15%) IPTV
5 2 (2.15%) Online Games
5 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.08%) SecurID
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) UNIX
3 10 (10.75%) Windows
4 3 (3.23%) Solaris
4 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) Network Management
2 15 (16.13%) Load Balancing
2 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 14 (15.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (13.98%) Project Management
5 12 (12.90%) Change Management
5 12 (12.90%) Network Design
6 11 (11.83%) ITIL
6 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.68%) Regression Testing
8 8 (8.60%) PRINCE
8 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.60%) System Testing
8 8 (8.60%) Network Architecture
8 8 (8.60%) Process Improvement
9 6 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (5.38%) Time Management
11 4 (4.30%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.30%) WAN Optimisation
12 3 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) Python
2 5 (5.38%) Perl
3 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.23%) SQL
5 2 (2.15%) C
6 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 78 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (61.29%) CCNP
3 26 (27.96%) CCIE
4 20 (21.51%) CCNA
5 10 (10.75%) CCSE
6 7 (7.53%) CCSA
7 6 (6.45%) JNCIE
7 6 (6.45%) CCDP
8 5 (5.38%) Degree
8 5 (5.38%) RHCE
9 3 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (3.23%) CCDA
10 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.15%) CCIP
11 1 (1.08%) CCSP
11 1 (1.08%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) UAG
2 4 (4.30%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) HP NNM
2 7 (7.53%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (7.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (7.53%) FortiGate
3 6 (6.45%) Cacti
3 6 (6.45%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (3.23%) OpenView
5 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 83 (89.25%) Cisco
2 50 (53.76%) Juniper
3 33 (35.48%) F5
4 28 (30.11%) CheckPoint
5 23 (24.73%) HP
6 14 (15.05%) Riverbed
7 13 (13.98%) Aruba
8 9 (9.68%) SolarWinds
8 9 (9.68%) VMware
9 7 (7.53%) Foundry
9 7 (7.53%) Citrix
10 5 (5.38%) Crossbeam
11 4 (4.30%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.30%) Blue Coat
11 4 (4.30%) Infoblox
11 4 (4.30%) Imperva
12 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.23%) Sun
12 3 (3.23%) Compuware
12 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
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