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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 120 125 154
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +29
Permanent jobs citing BGP 23 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.99% 0.20% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.75% 0.88% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 12
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -38.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £33,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £33,750 £60,000
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
484 457 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.91% 22.65% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 385 316 496
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 - 10 £56,500 - 2
Letchworth - 7 £45,000 - 1
Stevenage - 4 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £40,000 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (90.48%) OSPF
3 37 (88.10%) CCNP
3 37 (88.10%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (73.81%) MPLS
5 28 (66.67%) Firewall
6 27 (64.29%) VPN
7 19 (45.24%) WAN
7 19 (45.24%) EIGRP
7 19 (45.24%) Juniper
8 17 (40.48%) Windows
9 16 (38.10%) UNIX
9 16 (38.10%) IPsec
10 15 (35.71%) Wireless
10 15 (35.71%) LAN
11 14 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (30.95%) VMware
12 13 (30.95%) SolarWinds
13 12 (28.57%) Network Security
13 12 (28.57%) SSL
13 12 (28.57%) CCIE
13 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
14 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
14 11 (26.19%) VPLS
14 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (23.81%) Aruba
15 10 (23.81%) F5
15 10 (23.81%) ITIL
16 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
16 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (90.48%) OSPF
2 31 (73.81%) MPLS
3 28 (66.67%) Firewall
4 27 (64.29%) VPN
5 19 (45.24%) WAN
5 19 (45.24%) EIGRP
6 16 (38.10%) IPsec
7 15 (35.71%) Wireless
7 15 (35.71%) LAN
8 14 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (28.57%) Network Security
9 12 (28.57%) SSL
10 11 (26.19%) VPLS
11 9 (21.43%) VoIP
11 9 (21.43%) Internet
11 9 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (16.67%) BIG-IP
13 7 (16.67%) VLAN
13 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.76%) Games
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Support
5 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Open Source
2 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.52%) Physics
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Firmware
4 2 (4.76%) Online Games
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) UNIX
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.05%) Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (16.67%) Change Control
3 7 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
4 6 (14.29%) Document Management
5 5 (11.90%) Network Design
5 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.52%) Time Management
7 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.14%) Network Management
7 3 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) SIEM
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (88.10%) CCNP
1 37 (88.10%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) CCIE
3 6 (14.29%) VCP5
3 6 (14.29%) VCP4
3 6 (14.29%) CCNA
3 6 (14.29%) MCP
3 6 (14.29%) MBCS
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (11.90%) Degree
4 5 (11.90%) RHCE
5 1 (2.38%) CCSE
5 1 (2.38%) CCSA
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (11.90%) FortiGate
3 3 (7.14%) OpenView
3 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.76%) Cacti
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (45.24%) Juniper
3 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 13 (30.95%) SolarWinds
4 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 10 (23.81%) Aruba
5 10 (23.81%) F5
6 8 (19.05%) Blue Coat
7 7 (16.67%) HP
7 7 (16.67%) Foundry
8 5 (11.90%) Crossbeam
9 4 (9.52%) Riverbed
10 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
10 3 (7.14%) Sun
10 3 (7.14%) Compuware
10 3 (7.14%) IBM
10 3 (7.14%) ArcSight
11 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
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