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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 203 221 230
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs citing BGP 62 49 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.83% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.52% 3.07% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 16
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -4.44%
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
1372 1595 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.27% 20.00% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1304 1265
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,575 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Cambridgeshire +31 22 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Bedfordshire +6 21 £52,500 -5.40%
Hertfordshire -15 16 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Essex -9 3 £65,000 +44.44%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 101 (82.11%) Cisco Certification
1 101 (82.11%) OSPF
2 98 (79.67%) Cisco
3 88 (71.54%) Firewall
4 86 (69.92%) CCNP
5 79 (64.23%) WAN
6 65 (52.85%) LAN
7 59 (47.97%) TCP/IP
8 51 (41.46%) EIGRP
8 51 (41.46%) Data Centre
9 49 (39.84%) MPLS
10 48 (39.02%) CheckPoint
11 46 (37.40%) Network Security
12 42 (34.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 39 (31.71%) VPN
14 37 (30.08%) Network Management
15 35 (28.46%) Telecoms
16 34 (27.64%) CCNA
16 34 (27.64%) Load Balancing
17 30 (24.39%) Spanning Tree
17 30 (24.39%) VRRP
18 29 (23.58%) Network Design
19 28 (22.76%) RIP
20 27 (21.95%) CCDP
21 26 (21.14%) CCSE
21 26 (21.14%) CCSA
22 25 (20.33%) MS Visio
22 25 (20.33%) HSRP
23 23 (18.70%) F5
23 23 (18.70%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (0.81%) Apache
1 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (20.33%) MS Visio
2 10 (8.13%) MS Office
3 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (82.11%) OSPF
2 88 (71.54%) Firewall
3 79 (64.23%) WAN
4 65 (52.85%) LAN
5 59 (47.97%) TCP/IP
6 51 (41.46%) EIGRP
7 49 (39.84%) MPLS
8 46 (37.40%) Network Security
9 42 (34.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 39 (31.71%) VPN
11 30 (24.39%) VRRP
11 30 (24.39%) Spanning Tree
12 28 (22.76%) RIP
13 25 (20.33%) HSRP
14 23 (18.70%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (14.63%) Wireless
16 17 (13.82%) tcpdump
16 17 (13.82%) Wireshark
16 17 (13.82%) DWDM
17 15 (12.20%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (28.46%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.57%) Finance
3 12 (9.76%) Marketing
4 11 (8.94%) Publishing
5 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (47.97%) Network Engineer
2 24 (19.51%) Consultant
3 22 (17.89%) Network Consultant
4 13 (10.57%) Security Consultant
4 13 (10.57%) Network Specialist
4 13 (10.57%) Network Security Consultant
5 11 (8.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Security Specialist
6 9 (7.32%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Network Security Specialist
8 6 (4.88%) Network Manager
9 5 (4.07%) Provisioning Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Network Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Technical Design Authority
10 4 (3.25%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Design Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) Web Services
1 1 (0.81%) WebSockets
1 1 (0.81%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 51 (41.46%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (8.94%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (6.50%) Thin Client
4 8 (6.50%) Fat Client
5 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) PKI
7 1 (0.81%) Statistics
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.44%) Linux
2 2 (1.63%) UNIX
2 2 (1.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.08%) Network Management
2 34 (27.64%) Load Balancing
3 29 (23.58%) Network Design
4 21 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (13.82%) Change Management
6 13 (10.57%) ITIL
7 12 (9.76%) SIEM
7 12 (9.76%) DDoS Mitigation
8 11 (8.94%) Security Architecture
9 6 (4.88%) Network Architecture
10 5 (4.07%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.07%) WAN Optimisation
11 4 (3.25%) Coaching
11 4 (3.25%) Change Control
11 4 (3.25%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.25%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.25%) Problem Management
12 3 (2.44%) Time Management
12 3 (2.44%) Cyber Security
13 2 (1.63%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.63%) Perl
1 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 101 (82.11%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (69.92%) CCNP
3 34 (27.64%) CCNA
4 27 (21.95%) CCDP
5 26 (21.14%) CCSA
5 26 (21.14%) CCSE
6 13 (10.57%) Check Point Certification
7 12 (9.76%) CISSP
8 10 (8.13%) CCIE
9 9 (7.32%) CCIP
10 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
11 5 (4.07%) CCDA
12 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.63%) CCSP
13 2 (1.63%) HNC
14 1 (0.81%) CISM
14 1 (0.81%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.07%) vSphere
3 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 98 (79.67%) Cisco
2 48 (39.02%) CheckPoint
3 23 (18.70%) F5
4 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
4 22 (17.89%) Juniper
5 19 (15.45%) VMware
6 15 (12.20%) Remedy
7 13 (10.57%) Citrix
8 12 (9.76%) HP
9 9 (7.32%) Fortinet
10 7 (5.69%) Cramer
11 5 (4.07%) Ciena
12 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.44%) Siemens
13 2 (1.63%) NetApp
14 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.81%) EMC
14 1 (0.81%) 3Com
14 1 (0.81%) Crossbeam
14 1 (0.81%) WatchGuard
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