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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 68 80 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.09% 0.91% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.50% 4.33% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 4
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -38.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
218 231 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.76% 21.08% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 179 200 176
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 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
Basildon - 11 £41,250 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) OSPF
2 17 (89.47%) MPLS
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco
4 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (63.16%) WAN
5 12 (63.16%) Firewall
5 12 (63.16%) Multicast
6 11 (57.89%) Juniper
7 10 (52.63%) CCIE
8 9 (47.37%) Internet
8 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
9 8 (42.11%) System Testing
9 8 (42.11%) Network Architecture
9 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
10 7 (36.84%) VPN
10 7 (36.84%) SDH
10 7 (36.84%) DWDM
10 7 (36.84%) Finance
10 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (36.84%) Junos
11 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
11 6 (31.58%) JNCIE
12 5 (26.32%) Perl
12 5 (26.32%) Linux
12 5 (26.32%) Python
12 5 (26.32%) Equities
12 5 (26.32%) Network Security
13 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (21.05%) UAG
13 4 (21.05%) LAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) OSPF
2 17 (89.47%) MPLS
3 12 (63.16%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) Multicast
3 12 (63.16%) WAN
4 9 (47.37%) Internet
5 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 7 (36.84%) VPN
6 7 (36.84%) DWDM
6 7 (36.84%) SDH
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (36.84%) Junos
7 5 (26.32%) Network Security
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 3 (15.79%) FWSM
9 3 (15.79%) VLAN
9 3 (15.79%) SAN
10 1 (5.26%) DNS
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Network Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Design Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Equities
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
2 8 (42.11%) System Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Network Architecture
3 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Network Design
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
1 5 (26.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) CCIE
3 6 (31.58%) JNCIE
4 3 (15.79%) CCSP
4 3 (15.79%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) CCDA
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) UAG
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) F5