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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 128 129 146
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing BGP 16 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.25% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 1.03% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 12
Average salary £45,000 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £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
495 487 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.14% 24.06% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 386 325 489
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 2 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 2 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 - 7 £57,000 - 2
Letchworth - 5 £38,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £47,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £41,250 - 1
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (86.49%) OSPF
3 31 (83.78%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (81.08%) CCNP
5 24 (64.86%) MPLS
6 23 (62.16%) Firewall
7 22 (59.46%) VPN
8 20 (54.05%) Juniper
9 19 (51.35%) EIGRP
9 19 (51.35%) WAN
10 16 (43.24%) IPsec
11 15 (40.54%) LAN
12 14 (37.84%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
14 12 (32.43%) CCIE
14 12 (32.43%) SSL
15 11 (29.73%) UNIX
15 11 (29.73%) Windows
15 11 (29.73%) Network Security
15 11 (29.73%) Wireless
15 11 (29.73%) F5
16 10 (27.03%) Aruba
16 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (27.03%) SolarWinds
17 9 (24.32%) Internet
18 8 (21.62%) Project Management
18 8 (21.62%) Linux
19 7 (18.92%) VMware
19 7 (18.92%) Open Source
19 7 (18.92%) BIG-IP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) OSPF
2 24 (64.86%) MPLS
3 23 (62.16%) Firewall
4 22 (59.46%) VPN
5 19 (51.35%) EIGRP
5 19 (51.35%) WAN
6 16 (43.24%) IPsec
7 15 (40.54%) LAN
8 14 (37.84%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (32.43%) SSL
10 11 (29.73%) Wireless
10 11 (29.73%) Network Security
11 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (24.32%) Internet
13 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
13 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (18.92%) Junos
13 7 (18.92%) BIG-IP
13 7 (18.92%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Network Support
5 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) Firmware
3 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.11%) Physics
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Online Games
5 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) UNIX
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
2 7 (18.92%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (13.51%) Change Control
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.51%) Time Management
4 4 (10.81%) Network Design
4 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Network Management
5 3 (8.11%) Document Management
5 3 (8.11%) SIEM
5 3 (8.11%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (83.78%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (81.08%) CCNP
3 12 (32.43%) CCIE
4 5 (13.51%) CCNA
4 5 (13.51%) RHCE
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
6 3 (8.11%) VCP4
6 3 (8.11%) VCP5
6 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (8.11%) MBCS
6 3 (8.11%) MCP
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCSA
7 1 (2.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) ISA Server
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (13.51%) FortiGate
3 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (8.11%) OpenView
3 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (5.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) Juniper
3 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
4 11 (29.73%) F5
5 10 (27.03%) SolarWinds
5 10 (27.03%) Aruba
6 7 (18.92%) Foundry
6 7 (18.92%) HP
6 7 (18.92%) VMware
7 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
7 5 (13.51%) Crossbeam
7 5 (13.51%) Riverbed
8 3 (8.11%) ArcSight
8 3 (8.11%) Sun
8 3 (8.11%) Compuware
9 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.70%) IBM
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