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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 132 132 139
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 16 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.83% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 3.11% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 5
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £48,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
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
585 676 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.64% 26.74% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 388 468 471
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +8 3 £48,750 -15.21%
Hemel Hempstead -21 2 £55,000 -4.34%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £42,500 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (90.32%) Cisco
3 26 (83.87%) OSPF
4 22 (70.97%) MPLS
5 19 (61.29%) CCNP
6 17 (54.84%) Firewall
6 17 (54.84%) EIGRP
7 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
8 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (35.48%) CCIE
9 11 (35.48%) CCNA
9 11 (35.48%) RIP
10 10 (32.26%) WAN
10 10 (32.26%) LAN
10 10 (32.26%) VPN
10 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
10 10 (32.26%) F5
11 9 (29.03%) Multicast
11 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
11 9 (29.03%) VRRP
11 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
11 9 (29.03%) Juniper
12 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (22.58%) VLAN
13 6 (19.35%) HSRP
13 6 (19.35%) SLA
13 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
13 6 (19.35%) DWDM
13 6 (19.35%) Wireless
13 6 (19.35%) Change Management

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 26 (83.87%) OSPF
2 22 (70.97%) MPLS
3 17 (54.84%) EIGRP
3 17 (54.84%) Firewall
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (35.48%) RIP
6 10 (32.26%) VPN
6 10 (32.26%) LAN
6 10 (32.26%) WAN
7 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
7 9 (29.03%) Multicast
7 9 (29.03%) VRRP
8 7 (22.58%) VLAN
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (19.35%) HSRP
9 6 (19.35%) DWDM
9 6 (19.35%) Wireless
9 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
10 5 (16.13%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Network Operations Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Design Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Network Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Blog
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Change Management
2 4 (12.90%) Network Design
2 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (61.29%) CCNP
3 11 (35.48%) CCIE
3 11 (35.48%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) CCIP
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cacti
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) F5
3 9 (29.03%) Juniper
3 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.90%) Remedy
4 4 (12.90%) Ciena
4 4 (12.90%) Crossbeam
5 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) 3Com
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL