The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 61 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.34% - 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% - 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
BGP
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 86 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.38% 15.25% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 68 56 76
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

BGP
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Suffolk region.

BGP Salary Trend in Suffolk

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) VPN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp