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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 199 220 216
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 60 26 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% 0.36% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 1.69% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 59
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £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
1616 1534 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.77% 21.44% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1229 1435
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 29 August 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 August 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
Bedfordshire +13 17 £55,500 +30.58% 1
Hertfordshire -9 15 £45,000 -30.76% 3
Essex +10 12 £45,000 +20.00%
Suffolk +13 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Cambridgeshire -4 8 £50,000 +5.26% 2
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 95 (89.62%) Cisco
2 92 (86.79%) Cisco Certification
3 90 (84.91%) OSPF
4 75 (70.75%) Firewall
5 72 (67.92%) MPLS
6 68 (64.15%) CCNP
7 55 (51.89%) Juniper
7 55 (51.89%) WAN
8 49 (46.23%) EIGRP
9 48 (45.28%) VPN
10 40 (37.74%) TCP/IP
10 40 (37.74%) Wireless
11 31 (29.25%) SSL
11 31 (29.25%) F5
12 29 (27.36%) LAN
13 26 (24.53%) CCIE
13 26 (24.53%) CCNA
13 26 (24.53%) HP
13 26 (24.53%) DWDM
13 26 (24.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (24.53%) Network Management
14 24 (22.64%) IPsec
14 24 (22.64%) Finance
15 23 (21.70%) Internet
15 23 (21.70%) RIP
16 22 (20.75%) MS Visio
16 22 (20.75%) CheckPoint
16 22 (20.75%) HSRP
16 22 (20.75%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (20.75%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (5.66%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.94%) IIS
3 1 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) MS Visio
2 21 (19.81%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (84.91%) OSPF
2 75 (70.75%) Firewall
3 72 (67.92%) MPLS
4 55 (51.89%) WAN
5 49 (46.23%) EIGRP
6 48 (45.28%) VPN
7 40 (37.74%) TCP/IP
7 40 (37.74%) Wireless
8 31 (29.25%) SSL
9 29 (27.36%) LAN
10 26 (24.53%) DWDM
10 26 (24.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (22.64%) IPsec
12 23 (21.70%) Internet
12 23 (21.70%) RIP
13 22 (20.75%) Network Security
13 22 (20.75%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (20.75%) HSRP
14 18 (16.98%) VLAN
14 18 (16.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.72%) JIRA
2 4 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (22.64%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (49.06%) Network Engineer
2 17 (16.04%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Network Specialist
4 12 (11.32%) Architect
4 12 (11.32%) Network Architect
5 10 (9.43%) Design Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Network Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Systems Test Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Wireless Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) IP Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Open Source
2 5 (4.72%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.72%) Equities
2 5 (4.72%) Streaming Media
3 4 (3.77%) IPTV
3 4 (3.77%) Firmware
3 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.83%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.83%) Physics
5 2 (1.89%) Online Games
6 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) SecurID
6 1 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.98%) Linux
2 15 (14.15%) UNIX
2 15 (14.15%) Windows
3 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.72%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.83%) Solaris
6 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) Network Management
2 21 (19.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (18.87%) Service Delivery
3 20 (18.87%) Load Balancing
4 18 (16.98%) ITIL
4 18 (16.98%) Network Design
5 16 (15.09%) Change Management
6 14 (13.21%) PRINCE2
7 11 (10.38%) PRINCE
7 11 (10.38%) Project Management
7 11 (10.38%) Regression Testing
7 11 (10.38%) Process Improvement
8 8 (7.55%) WAN Optimisation
8 8 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (7.55%) System Testing
8 8 (7.55%) Network Architecture
9 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.60%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (4.72%) Scrum
10 5 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.32%) Python
2 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
2 5 (4.72%) Perl
2 5 (4.72%) SQL
3 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 92 (86.79%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (64.15%) CCNP
3 26 (24.53%) CCIE
3 26 (24.53%) CCNA
4 11 (10.38%) CCDP
5 10 (9.43%) JNCIE
6 9 (8.49%) CCSA
7 8 (7.55%) CCSE
8 6 (5.66%) CCIP
9 5 (4.72%) CCDA
9 5 (4.72%) RHCE
9 5 (4.72%) Degree
10 3 (2.83%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (2.83%) CCSP
11 2 (1.89%) MCP
11 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.89%) MBCS
11 2 (1.89%) VCP4
11 2 (1.89%) VCP5
12 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) ISA Server
2 4 (3.77%) UAG
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (16.98%) HP NNM
2 11 (10.38%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (9.43%) Cacti
4 8 (7.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (5.66%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (4.72%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.83%) OpenView
8 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 95 (89.62%) Cisco
2 55 (51.89%) Juniper
3 31 (29.25%) F5
4 26 (24.53%) HP
5 22 (20.75%) CheckPoint
6 17 (16.04%) SolarWinds
7 13 (12.26%) Riverbed
8 11 (10.38%) Aruba
9 7 (6.60%) Foundry
10 6 (5.66%) VMware
11 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
11 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.72%) Perforce
11 5 (4.72%) Crossbeam
12 4 (3.77%) Redback
12 4 (3.77%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.83%) Sun
13 3 (2.83%) Compuware
13 3 (2.83%) ArcSight
14 2 (1.89%) Fortinet
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