The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 62 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.37% - 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% - 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
BGP
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
162 87 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.79% 23.20% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 105 59 66
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,300 £51,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

BGP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

BGP Salary Trend in Watford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) OSPF
2 18 (90.00%) CCNP
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (90.00%) MPLS
3 13 (65.00%) EIGRP
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) Network Security
5 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 10 (50.00%) WAN
7 9 (45.00%) F5
8 8 (40.00%) LAN
8 8 (40.00%) VMware
8 8 (40.00%) IPsec
9 7 (35.00%) Windows
9 7 (35.00%) CCIE
9 7 (35.00%) Juniper
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (30.00%) VLAN
10 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (30.00%) Network Design
10 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
11 5 (25.00%) Wireless
11 5 (25.00%) RIP
11 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (25.00%) Crossbeam
11 5 (25.00%) Cisco PIX

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) OSPF
2 18 (90.00%) MPLS
3 13 (65.00%) EIGRP
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) Network Security
5 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 10 (50.00%) WAN
7 8 (40.00%) LAN
7 8 (40.00%) IPsec
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (30.00%) VLAN
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
10 5 (25.00%) Wireless
10 5 (25.00%) RIP
10 5 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (25.00%) Multicast
11 4 (20.00%) WAAS
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Design
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) CCNP
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCIE
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (10.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) F5
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (25.00%) Crossbeam
6 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) IBM
8 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft