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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 115 135 143
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs citing BGP 26 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.16% 0.90% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.51% 3.49% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 13
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% -19.56%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
472 601 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.99% 25.69% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 365 419 434
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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
Hemel Hempstead +23 15 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Watford +2 2 £45,000 -5.26% 1
St Albans - 2 £45,000 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 39 (92.86%) Cisco
2 35 (83.33%) OSPF
3 33 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (66.67%) CCNP
5 24 (57.14%) WAN
6 21 (50.00%) LAN
7 19 (45.24%) Firewall
8 18 (42.86%) VPN
8 18 (42.86%) EIGRP
8 18 (42.86%) MPLS
9 16 (38.10%) CCIE
10 15 (35.71%) CCNA
11 14 (33.33%) RIP
11 14 (33.33%) Change Management
12 13 (30.95%) Internet
13 10 (23.81%) Avaya
13 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (23.81%) High Availability
13 10 (23.81%) Converged Networks
14 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (21.43%) DHCP
14 9 (21.43%) Unix
15 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
15 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
15 8 (19.05%) VMware
15 8 (19.05%) VRRP
15 8 (19.05%) VLAN
16 7 (16.67%) Degree
16 7 (16.67%) Microsoft

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (83.33%) OSPF
2 24 (57.14%) WAN
3 21 (50.00%) LAN
4 19 (45.24%) Firewall
5 18 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 18 (42.86%) MPLS
5 18 (42.86%) VPN
6 14 (33.33%) RIP
7 13 (30.95%) Internet
8 10 (23.81%) Converged Networks
9 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (21.43%) DHCP
10 8 (19.05%) VLAN
10 8 (19.05%) VRRP
11 7 (16.67%) PBX
12 6 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
12 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (14.29%) DNS
12 6 (14.29%) Junos
13 5 (11.90%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Architect
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Network Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Network Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Switch Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.52%) EMC VNX
2 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.52%) Physics
2 4 (9.52%) Xbox
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Unix
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Change Management
2 10 (23.81%) High Availability
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 6 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 6 (14.29%) Open Source
3 6 (14.29%) Project Management
4 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (11.90%) Validation
5 4 (9.52%) Network Design
5 4 (9.52%) Security Management
5 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.14%) Coaching
6 3 (7.14%) Computer Security
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security
6 3 (7.14%) Network Management
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
8 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (66.67%) CCNP
3 16 (38.10%) CCIE
4 15 (35.71%) CCNA
5 7 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (9.52%) NFS
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) Cisco
2 10 (23.81%) Avaya
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 7 (16.67%) Juniper
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) F5
6 4 (9.52%) Aruba
6 4 (9.52%) EMC
6 4 (9.52%) Foundry
6 4 (9.52%) Symantec
7 3 (7.14%) Dell
7 3 (7.14%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.14%) Tandberg
8 2 (4.76%) Google
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £55000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead
IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago