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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 75 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 11 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.40% 0.18% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 0.98% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 8
Median salary £43,000 £52,500 £31,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.09% +67.46%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
178 205 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.65% 18.62% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 150 181 239
Median salary £43,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,700 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
1 15 (100.00%) SAN
1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (86.67%) PCI DSS
2 13 (86.67%) Fibre Channel
2 13 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 13 (86.67%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) GAP Analysis
2 13 (86.67%) IPsec
2 13 (86.67%) IP Telephony
2 13 (86.67%) Brocade
2 13 (86.67%) EIGRP
2 13 (86.67%) CheckPoint
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
2 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 13 (86.67%) VoIP
2 13 (86.67%) WLAN
2 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
2 13 (86.67%) SSL
3 12 (80.00%) CCNA
3 12 (80.00%) Hyper-V

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 15 (100.00%) OSPF
1 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 13 (86.67%) EIGRP
2 13 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 13 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (86.67%) Fibre Channel
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) IP Telephony
2 13 (86.67%) IPsec
2 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 13 (86.67%) SSL
2 13 (86.67%) VoIP
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
2 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) WLAN
3 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Support
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (86.67%) GAP Analysis
2 13 (86.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CCNP
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (86.67%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Foglight
1 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) F5
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Brocade
2 13 (86.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds