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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 190 215 199
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Permanent jobs citing BGP 78 28 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 0.39% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 1.85% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 62 24 73
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,875 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,750 £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
1571 1511 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.63% 21.19% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1235 1498
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +5 23 £45,000 +33.33% 5
Bedfordshire +6 19 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Essex +11 14 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 14 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Suffolk +12 8 £40,000 -5.88%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 108 (90.76%) Cisco
2 106 (89.08%) Cisco Certification
3 104 (87.39%) OSPF
4 87 (73.11%) Firewall
5 86 (72.27%) MPLS
6 83 (69.75%) CCNP
7 60 (50.42%) Juniper
8 58 (48.74%) VPN
8 58 (48.74%) WAN
9 51 (42.86%) EIGRP
10 47 (39.50%) Wireless
11 44 (36.97%) TCP/IP
12 34 (28.57%) F5
13 33 (27.73%) SSL
14 32 (26.89%) HP
15 28 (23.53%) CCIE
15 28 (23.53%) LAN
15 28 (23.53%) DWDM
16 27 (22.69%) Finance
16 27 (22.69%) ITIL
16 27 (22.69%) CCNA
17 26 (21.85%) Disaster Recovery
17 26 (21.85%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (21.85%) Network Management
18 25 (21.01%) RIP
19 24 (20.17%) MS Visio
19 24 (20.17%) IPsec
19 24 (20.17%) HSRP
19 24 (20.17%) Load Balancing
20 23 (19.33%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (7.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.04%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (20.17%) MS Visio
2 23 (19.33%) MS Office
3 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (87.39%) OSPF
2 87 (73.11%) Firewall
3 86 (72.27%) MPLS
4 58 (48.74%) VPN
4 58 (48.74%) WAN
5 51 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 47 (39.50%) Wireless
7 44 (36.97%) TCP/IP
8 33 (27.73%) SSL
9 28 (23.53%) LAN
9 28 (23.53%) DWDM
10 26 (21.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (21.01%) RIP
12 24 (20.17%) IPsec
12 24 (20.17%) HSRP
13 23 (19.33%) Internet
14 22 (18.49%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (18.49%) Network Security
15 20 (16.81%) DNS
15 20 (16.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) JIRA
1 5 (4.20%) Bugzilla
2 4 (3.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (22.69%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.68%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (47.90%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (12.61%) Architect
3 15 (12.61%) Network Architect
4 14 (11.76%) Network Specialist
5 12 (10.08%) Design Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Consultant
6 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Network Consultant
8 6 (5.04%) IP Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.36%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Open Source
2 5 (4.20%) Streaming Media
2 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.20%) Equities
2 5 (4.20%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.36%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.36%) Physics
3 4 (3.36%) IPTV
4 3 (2.52%) Firmware
5 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) Online Games
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) SecurID
6 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Windows
2 21 (17.65%) UNIX
3 18 (15.13%) Linux
4 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.20%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.69%) ITIL
2 26 (21.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (21.85%) Network Management
3 24 (20.17%) Load Balancing
4 22 (18.49%) PRINCE2
4 22 (18.49%) Service Delivery
5 21 (17.65%) Network Design
6 18 (15.13%) Change Management
7 13 (10.92%) Process Improvement
7 13 (10.92%) PRINCE
8 11 (9.24%) Regression Testing
9 10 (8.40%) Project Management
10 8 (6.72%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (6.72%) WAN Optimisation
10 8 (6.72%) Change Control
10 8 (6.72%) Network Architecture
10 8 (6.72%) System Testing
11 7 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.04%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.92%) Python
2 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
2 5 (4.20%) Perl
2 5 (4.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (89.08%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (69.75%) CCNP
3 28 (23.53%) CCIE
4 27 (22.69%) CCNA
5 12 (10.08%) JNCIE
6 11 (9.24%) CCDP
7 7 (5.88%) CCIP
8 6 (5.04%) CCDA
8 6 (5.04%) MCP
8 6 (5.04%) CCSA
8 6 (5.04%) VCP5
8 6 (5.04%) VCP4
8 6 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (5.04%) CCSE
8 6 (5.04%) Degree
8 6 (5.04%) MBCS
9 5 (4.20%) RHCE
9 5 (4.20%) CCSP
10 2 (1.68%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.84%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.36%) ISA Server
3 4 (3.36%) UAG
3 4 (3.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (16.81%) HP NNM
2 11 (9.24%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (8.40%) Cacti
4 9 (7.56%) FortiGate
5 8 (6.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (5.04%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (5.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.52%) OpenView
8 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 108 (90.76%) Cisco
2 60 (50.42%) Juniper
3 34 (28.57%) F5
4 32 (26.89%) HP
5 21 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 18 (15.13%) CheckPoint
7 17 (14.29%) VMware
8 12 (10.08%) Riverbed
9 11 (9.24%) Aruba
10 8 (6.72%) Blue Coat
11 7 (5.88%) Foundry
12 6 (5.04%) Redback
13 5 (4.20%) Crossbeam
13 5 (4.20%) Perforce
13 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
13 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
14 3 (2.52%) Fortinet
14 3 (2.52%) ArcSight
14 3 (2.52%) Sun
14 3 (2.52%) Compuware
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