The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 96 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 3 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 0.85% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 5.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 0
Average salary £36,750 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
BGP
East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
247 219 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.57% 15.43% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 173 187 169
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

BGP
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Essex region.

BGP Salary Trend in Essex

BGP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Brentwood - 1 - -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
3 13 (86.67%) OSPF
4 10 (66.67%) CCNP
5 8 (53.33%) MPLS
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (46.67%) CCNA
6 7 (46.67%) Juniper
7 6 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (40.00%) FWSM
7 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (33.33%) Change Control
8 5 (33.33%) F5
8 5 (33.33%) SAN
8 5 (33.33%) SLA
8 5 (33.33%) H.323
9 4 (26.67%) VoIP
9 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (26.67%) Lync
9 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (26.67%) Mitel
10 3 (20.00%) Change Management
10 3 (20.00%) UAG
10 3 (20.00%) Windows
10 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (26.67%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) OSPF
3 8 (53.33%) MPLS
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (40.00%) FWSM
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) H.323
6 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (13.33%) Broadband
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 1 (6.67%) Multicast
8 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (6.67%) LAN
8 1 (6.67%) Wireless
8 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.67%) Network Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) R
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (33.33%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) Mitel
6 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Splunk
7 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat