The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 134 117 159
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +42
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.26% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -39.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £37,500 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £54,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
471 478 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.44% 24.81% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 385 295 500
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
Watford -7 5 £54,500 +1.39%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £63,500 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 27 (100.00%) MPLS
1 27 (100.00%) OSPF
2 24 (88.89%) CCNP
3 22 (81.48%) Firewall
4 19 (70.37%) VPN
5 16 (59.26%) Windows
6 15 (55.56%) Wireless
7 14 (51.85%) VMware
7 14 (51.85%) UNIX
7 14 (51.85%) VPLS
7 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (48.15%) SolarWinds
8 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
9 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
9 11 (40.74%) ITIL
9 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
9 11 (40.74%) VoIP
10 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
10 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
11 9 (33.33%) Juniper
12 8 (29.63%) CCIE
12 8 (29.63%) MCP
12 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (29.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (29.63%) Document Management
12 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (29.63%) MBCS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) MPLS
1 27 (100.00%) OSPF
2 22 (81.48%) Firewall
3 19 (70.37%) VPN
4 15 (55.56%) Wireless
5 14 (51.85%) VPLS
5 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (40.74%) VoIP
7 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
8 7 (25.93%) Network Security
8 7 (25.93%) Multicast
9 6 (22.22%) IPsec
9 6 (22.22%) Internet
9 6 (22.22%) RIP
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (18.52%) VRRP
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (14.81%) HSRP
11 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.81%) LAN
General
1 2 (7.41%) Games
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Network Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Network Support
4 3 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Blog
2 2 (7.41%) FMCG
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.41%) Physics
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) UNIX
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
1 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
2 8 (29.63%) Document Management
3 7 (25.93%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Network Design
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (88.89%) CCNP
3 8 (29.63%) MCP
3 8 (29.63%) CCIE
3 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (29.63%) MBCS
3 8 (29.63%) VCP4
3 8 (29.63%) VCP5
4 6 (22.22%) CCNA
5 3 (11.11%) VCAP
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Cacti
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 13 (48.15%) SolarWinds
4 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
5 9 (33.33%) Juniper
6 5 (18.52%) F5
7 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
7 4 (14.81%) Crossbeam
8 3 (11.11%) IBM
9 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
9 2 (7.41%) Foundry
9 2 (7.41%) Aruba
10 1 (3.70%) CA
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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