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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 180 206 217
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 79 58 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.81% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.59% 3.95% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 25
Average salary £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,400 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,500 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
1414 1469 1420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.27% 20.43% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1165 1085
Average salary £44,000 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.22% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Bedfordshire +17 37 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Hertfordshire +13 21 £55,000 +13.98% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 17 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Essex -3 4 £44,250 -29.20% 2
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 121 (85.21%) Cisco
2 119 (83.80%) OSPF
3 109 (76.76%) Firewall
4 102 (71.83%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (59.86%) CCNP
6 79 (55.63%) WAN
7 70 (49.30%) LAN
8 67 (47.18%) TCP/IP
9 59 (41.55%) F5
9 59 (41.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 53 (37.32%) Juniper
10 53 (37.32%) MPLS
11 48 (33.80%) Network Management
12 43 (30.28%) Load Balancing
13 40 (28.17%) Network Security
14 38 (26.76%) CheckPoint
14 38 (26.76%) CCDP
15 37 (26.06%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (25.35%) VPN
16 36 (25.35%) Data Centre
17 35 (24.65%) MS Visio
17 35 (24.65%) EIGRP
17 35 (24.65%) VRRP
18 34 (23.94%) Spanning Tree
19 33 (23.24%) HSRP
19 33 (23.24%) High Availability
20 32 (22.54%) Cisco ASA
20 32 (22.54%) Microsoft
21 30 (21.13%) SSL
21 30 (21.13%) RIP

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 35 (24.65%) MS Visio
2 22 (15.49%) MS Excel
3 14 (9.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (83.80%) OSPF
2 109 (76.76%) Firewall
3 79 (55.63%) WAN
4 70 (49.30%) LAN
5 67 (47.18%) TCP/IP
6 59 (41.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 53 (37.32%) MPLS
8 40 (28.17%) Network Security
9 36 (25.35%) VPN
10 35 (24.65%) EIGRP
10 35 (24.65%) VRRP
11 34 (23.94%) Spanning Tree
12 33 (23.24%) HSRP
13 32 (22.54%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (21.13%) RIP
14 30 (21.13%) SSL
15 27 (19.01%) tcpdump
15 27 (19.01%) Wireshark
16 24 (16.90%) DNS
17 23 (16.20%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (7.04%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.93%) Banking
4 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.82%) Games
6 2 (1.41%) Advertising
6 2 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (37.32%) Network Engineer
2 20 (14.08%) Architect
3 18 (12.68%) Consultant
3 18 (12.68%) Network Architect
3 18 (12.68%) Network Consultant
3 18 (12.68%) Network Specialist
4 13 (9.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) Network Security Consultant
5 12 (8.45%) Network Support
5 12 (8.45%) Security Consultant
6 9 (6.34%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (6.34%) NOC Engineer
6 9 (6.34%) Security Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Check Point Consultant
7 8 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Network Manager
7 8 (5.63%) Network Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) Cisco Consultant
8 7 (4.93%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.34%) Web Services
2 3 (2.11%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.41%) WebSockets
4 1 (0.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.35%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.93%) EMC VNX
4 6 (4.23%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.23%) Xbox
5 5 (3.52%) Fintech
6 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.82%) Physics
6 4 (2.82%) PKI
6 4 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.41%) BYOD
8 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.08%) Linux
2 15 (10.56%) Unix
3 6 (4.23%) Windows
4 1 (0.70%) CatOS
4 1 (0.70%) CentOS
4 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.80%) Network Management
2 43 (30.28%) Load Balancing
3 37 (26.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (23.24%) High Availability
5 27 (19.01%) ITIL
6 26 (18.31%) Presales
7 18 (12.68%) Service Delivery
8 17 (11.97%) Network Design
9 16 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (11.27%) Change Management
10 14 (9.86%) PRINCE2
11 10 (7.04%) Network Architecture
12 9 (6.34%) Data Privacy
12 9 (6.34%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (5.63%) Coaching
14 7 (4.93%) Data Protection
14 7 (4.93%) Project Management
15 6 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
15 6 (4.23%) Open Source
15 6 (4.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.15%) Bash Shell
1 13 (9.15%) Perl
2 8 (5.63%) Python
3 1 (0.70%) C
3 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 102 (71.83%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (59.86%) CCNP
3 38 (26.76%) CCDP
4 20 (14.08%) CCSA
4 20 (14.08%) CCSE
5 19 (13.38%) CCIE
5 19 (13.38%) CCNA
6 12 (8.45%) Check Point Certification
7 10 (7.04%) Degree
8 2 (1.41%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.20%) SLA
2 9 (6.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.93%) NFS
3 6 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.41%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (12.68%) HP NNM
2 7 (4.93%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.11%) Puppet
4 2 (1.41%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.70%) Ansible
5 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 121 (85.21%) Cisco
2 59 (41.55%) F5
3 53 (37.32%) Juniper
4 38 (26.76%) CheckPoint
5 32 (22.54%) Microsoft
6 24 (16.90%) HP
7 10 (7.04%) Palo Alto
8 9 (6.34%) VMware
9 7 (4.93%) EMC
9 7 (4.93%) Symantec
9 7 (4.93%) Zeacom
10 6 (4.23%) Dell
11 5 (3.52%) Brocade
11 5 (3.52%) WorldPay
12 4 (2.82%) Aruba
12 4 (2.82%) Foundry
13 3 (2.11%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.11%) Tandberg
14 2 (1.41%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fixed Term placement
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich
Capita plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Van
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Worldpay
Posted: 26 days ago