The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 35 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.24% 0.65% 5.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 5.88% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 19
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 34 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.34% 11.11% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 62
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

BGP
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Ipswich region.

BGP Salary Trend in Ipswich

BGP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) TACACS
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) VLAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (100.00%) Cacti
1 8 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) WSH
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) TACACS
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) VLAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WSH
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Cacti
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds