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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 94 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.56% 1.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 8.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 0
Average salary £37,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +3.44%
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
271 203 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.66% 16.07% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 201 162 167
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram 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 30 March 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 - 4 £62,500 -
Chelmsford +5 1 £37,000 -32.72%
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (95.45%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (90.91%) OSPF
4 18 (81.82%) Firewall
5 15 (68.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (59.09%) CCNP
6 13 (59.09%) CCNA
7 11 (50.00%) Juniper
8 10 (45.45%) FWSM
8 10 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (45.45%) SolarWinds
8 10 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (40.91%) SAN
9 9 (40.91%) H.323
10 8 (36.36%) MPLS
10 8 (36.36%) SLA
10 8 (36.36%) Change Control
11 6 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (22.73%) F5
13 4 (18.18%) Lync
13 4 (18.18%) R
13 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
13 4 (18.18%) Mitel
13 4 (18.18%) Banking
13 4 (18.18%) Retail
13 4 (18.18%) VoIP
13 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
14 3 (13.64%) Windows

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (18.18%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) OSPF
2 18 (81.82%) Firewall
3 15 (68.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (45.45%) FWSM
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (40.91%) H.323
5 9 (40.91%) SAN
6 8 (36.36%) MPLS
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (18.18%) VoIP
8 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (9.09%) VPN
9 2 (9.09%) Broadband
10 1 (4.55%) LAN
10 1 (4.55%) Internet
10 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
10 1 (4.55%) Wireless
10 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (4.55%) Multicast
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Network Specialist
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (36.36%) Change Control
3 6 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) R
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCNP
2 13 (59.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) UAG
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) Juniper
3 10 (45.45%) SolarWinds
4 5 (22.73%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) Mitel
6 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Splunk
7 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat