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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 95 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.19% 0.21% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.87% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Median salary - £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.44%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
231 230 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.94% 23.93% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 202 207 212
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 2 - -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCDA
1 2 (66.67%) CCDP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) VMware