The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 97 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 9 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.78% - 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% - 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £31,350 - £66,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 - £45,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £81,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%
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
258 197 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.40% 15.65% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 229 175 157
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram 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 26 November 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
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £50,000 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 18 (85.71%) Firewall
3 17 (80.95%) OSPF
4 16 (76.19%) WAN
5 15 (71.43%) Windows
5 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (66.67%) Juniper
6 14 (66.67%) CCNP
7 12 (57.14%) LAN
8 11 (52.38%) MPLS
8 11 (52.38%) F5
9 9 (42.86%) Linux
9 9 (42.86%) ITIL
9 9 (42.86%) Blue Coat
10 8 (38.10%) CCSE
10 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (38.10%) Junos
10 8 (38.10%) JNCIS
10 8 (38.10%) Network Security
10 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 6 (28.57%) VPN
11 6 (28.57%) CCNA
12 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
12 5 (23.81%) Citrix
12 5 (23.81%) CCIE
12 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (23.81%) RIP
12 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) OSPF
3 16 (76.19%) WAN
4 12 (57.14%) LAN
5 11 (52.38%) MPLS
6 8 (38.10%) Network Security
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (38.10%) Junos
6 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (28.57%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) RIP
9 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (19.05%) Multicast
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
10 2 (9.52%) SNMP
10 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Designer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Security Designer
3 4 (19.05%) Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (23.81%) Network Design
3 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Network Management
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) CCNP
3 8 (38.10%) CCSE
3 8 (38.10%) JNCIS
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
5 5 (23.81%) MCSE
5 5 (23.81%) CCIE
5 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) XenApp
1 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
1 5 (23.81%) vSphere
2 4 (19.05%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (9.52%) Foglight
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 14 (66.67%) Juniper
4 11 (52.38%) F5
5 9 (42.86%) Blue Coat
6 5 (23.81%) Brocade
6 5 (23.81%) SonicWALL
6 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) Websense
7 4 (19.05%) McAfee
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Lumension
7 4 (19.05%) Aruba
8 1 (4.76%) BT