The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 97 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.95% 0.083% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 0.40% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 249 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.86% 20.68% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 229 208 161
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
South East

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

BGP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

BGP Salary Trend in Kent

BGP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £47,500 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) CCNA
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) OSPF
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (92.31%) Problem Management
2 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (92.31%) XenApp
2 12 (92.31%) XenDesktop
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) MCSE
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) SolarWinds
2 12 (92.31%) SolarWinds Orion
2 12 (92.31%) vSphere
2 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (92.31%) F5

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
1 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) OSPF
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) BIG-IP
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) ATM
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) PPP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Network Support
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Network Support
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Support Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (92.31%) Problem Management
3 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (69.23%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) CCNA
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) MCSE
3 10 (76.92%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) CCSP
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) XenApp
1 12 (92.31%) XenDesktop
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
1 12 (92.31%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (84.62%) Foglight
3 9 (69.23%) Backup Exec
3 9 (69.23%) SCCM
3 9 (69.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) SolarWinds
2 12 (92.31%) F5
3 9 (69.23%) Veeam
4 2 (15.38%) Mercator
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire