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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 96 89
Permanent jobs citing BGP 0 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.87% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.31% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 4
Average salary - £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
207 232 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.90% 20.09% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 195 207 247
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,875 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds