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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 235 246 243
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 47 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.14% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% 0.65% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 34
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1778 1850 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.79% 21.94% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1517 1407
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +15 15 £57,500 -11.53% 3
Bedfordshire -1 15 £38,500 -18.94% 3
Essex - 15 £52,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +13 3 £29,000 -51.66%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (97.65%) Cisco
2 77 (90.59%) OSPF
3 72 (84.71%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (82.35%) Firewall
5 60 (70.59%) CCNP
6 50 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (50.59%) Juniper
8 38 (44.71%) F5
9 37 (43.53%) WAN
10 34 (40.00%) LAN
10 34 (40.00%) MPLS
11 31 (36.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (32.94%) Wireless
13 25 (29.41%) CheckPoint
14 24 (28.24%) DHCP
14 24 (28.24%) VPN
14 24 (28.24%) DNS
14 24 (28.24%) Load Balancing
15 22 (25.88%) HP
16 21 (24.71%) Citrix
16 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (24.71%) VMware
17 19 (22.35%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (22.35%) CCIE
17 19 (22.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 19 (22.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 18 (21.18%) Aruba
18 18 (21.18%) Riverbed
18 18 (21.18%) Finance
19 17 (20.00%) EIGRP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Office
1 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 77 (90.59%) OSPF
2 70 (82.35%) Firewall
3 50 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (43.53%) WAN
5 34 (40.00%) LAN
5 34 (40.00%) MPLS
6 31 (36.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 28 (32.94%) Wireless
8 24 (28.24%) DHCP
8 24 (28.24%) VPN
8 24 (28.24%) DNS
9 19 (22.35%) Cisco IOS
9 19 (22.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 19 (22.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 17 (20.00%) EIGRP
11 14 (16.47%) BIG-IP
12 13 (15.29%) Network Security
13 11 (12.94%) VLAN
13 11 (12.94%) Cisco IPT
13 11 (12.94%) IP Telephony
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (44.71%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 16 (18.82%) Architect
3 16 (18.82%) Network Architect
4 11 (12.94%) Firewall Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Network Security Specialist
6 8 (9.41%) NOC Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Security Specialist
7 6 (7.06%) Network Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Network Technical Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Wireless Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Security Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Cisco Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Network Support
10 2 (2.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 10 (11.76%) Fat Client
3 7 (8.24%) Open Source
4 4 (4.71%) Firmware
5 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.53%) Physics
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Windows
1 11 (12.94%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Load Balancing
2 15 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (16.47%) Change Management
4 13 (15.29%) Project Management
5 11 (12.94%) Problem Management
6 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (8.24%) Network Management
8 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.71%) Time Management
10 4 (4.71%) ITIL
11 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.53%) PRINCE
11 3 (3.53%) Process Improvement
12 1 (1.18%) Data Analysis
12 1 (1.18%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.53%) Python
2 2 (2.35%) C
3 1 (1.18%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (84.71%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (70.59%) CCNP
3 19 (22.35%) CCIE
4 12 (14.12%) CCSE
5 11 (12.94%) CCDP
6 9 (10.59%) CCNA
7 5 (5.88%) CCSA
8 3 (3.53%) Degree
9 2 (2.35%) CCVP
9 2 (2.35%) RHCE
9 2 (2.35%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.35%) CCDA
9 2 (2.35%) CCIP
10 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.47%) UAG
3 2 (2.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) FortiGate
2 12 (14.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (5.88%) HP NNM
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 83 (97.65%) Cisco
2 43 (50.59%) Juniper
3 38 (44.71%) F5
4 25 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 22 (25.88%) HP
6 21 (24.71%) Citrix
6 21 (24.71%) VMware
7 18 (21.18%) Aruba
7 18 (21.18%) Riverbed
8 11 (12.94%) Sourcefire
8 11 (12.94%) Fortinet
8 11 (12.94%) Polycom
8 11 (12.94%) Splunk
9 8 (9.41%) Blue Coat
9 8 (9.41%) Infoblox
9 8 (9.41%) Imperva
10 7 (8.24%) Foundry
11 6 (7.06%) ProCurve
12 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £51000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
OHO Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago