The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 80 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.81% 0.56% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 3.02% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 10
Median salary £43,000 £43,750 £40,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.71% +7.75%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
BGP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
244 199 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.24% 18.58% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 223 182 184
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Kent

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for BGP.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
3 5 (55.56%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (55.56%) Brocade
3 5 (55.56%) IP Telephony
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) WLAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) SSL
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) IPsec
3 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
3 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (55.56%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) IP Telephony
3 5 (55.56%) IPsec
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) SSL
3 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) WLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Support
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Support
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Support
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Storage Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Foglight
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) Brocade
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds