The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 131 123 138
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 19 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% 0.43% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 1.74% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 11
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
563 516 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.70% 24.40% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 447 335 456
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
East of England

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BGP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

BGP
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

BGP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Watford -6 13 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £55,000 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 28 (82.35%) OSPF
3 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (70.59%) CCNP
5 22 (64.71%) Juniper
6 21 (61.76%) WAN
7 20 (58.82%) Firewall
8 19 (55.88%) EIGRP
9 18 (52.94%) MPLS
10 17 (50.00%) LAN
11 16 (47.06%) VPN
11 16 (47.06%) IPsec
12 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
13 14 (41.18%) CCIE
13 14 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (38.24%) F5
15 12 (35.29%) Network Security
15 12 (35.29%) SSL
15 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (29.41%) Internet
16 10 (29.41%) Project Management
16 10 (29.41%) Aruba
17 9 (26.47%) Linux
18 8 (23.53%) UNIX
18 8 (23.53%) Junos
18 8 (23.53%) Wireless
19 7 (20.59%) BIG-IP
19 7 (20.59%) VLAN
19 7 (20.59%) Open Source
19 7 (20.59%) WAAS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (82.35%) OSPF
2 21 (61.76%) WAN
3 20 (58.82%) Firewall
4 19 (55.88%) EIGRP
5 18 (52.94%) MPLS
6 17 (50.00%) LAN
7 16 (47.06%) VPN
7 16 (47.06%) IPsec
8 14 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (35.29%) Network Security
9 12 (35.29%) SSL
9 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (29.41%) Internet
11 8 (23.53%) Junos
11 8 (23.53%) Wireless
12 7 (20.59%) BIG-IP
12 7 (20.59%) VLAN
12 7 (20.59%) WAAS
12 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
12 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.88%) Games
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.94%) Network Support
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Open Source
2 4 (11.76%) Firmware
3 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.82%) Physics
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Online Games
5 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) UNIX
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Project Management
2 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.71%) Time Management
3 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.76%) Network Design
5 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Network Management
5 3 (8.82%) SIEM
5 3 (8.82%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Budget Control
7 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) C
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (70.59%) CCNP
3 14 (41.18%) CCIE
4 5 (14.71%) RHCE
5 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 4 (11.76%) CCNA
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCSE
6 1 (2.94%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (14.71%) FortiGate
3 3 (8.82%) OpenView
3 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (5.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) Juniper
3 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
4 13 (38.24%) F5
5 10 (29.41%) Aruba
6 7 (20.59%) Foundry
6 7 (20.59%) Riverbed
6 7 (20.59%) HP
7 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
7 5 (14.71%) Crossbeam
8 3 (8.82%) Sun
8 3 (8.82%) Compuware
8 3 (8.82%) VMware
8 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
9 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
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