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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 54 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.38% 1.36% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 5.22% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £47,500 £56,250 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +17.18%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +3.44%
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
118 134 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.37% 26.07% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79 100 90
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Watford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (87.50%) MPLS
4 12 (75.00%) EIGRP
5 11 (68.75%) Firewall
6 10 (62.50%) CCIE
7 9 (56.25%) CCNP
8 8 (50.00%) Multicast
9 7 (43.75%) Juniper
9 7 (43.75%) RIP
9 7 (43.75%) VPN
10 6 (37.50%) CCNA
10 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
10 6 (37.50%) VLAN
10 6 (37.50%) VRRP
10 6 (37.50%) F5
10 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (37.50%) Network Security
11 5 (31.25%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (31.25%) HSRP
11 5 (31.25%) Wireless
11 5 (31.25%) Crossbeam
11 5 (31.25%) DNS
11 5 (31.25%) LAN
11 5 (31.25%) DHCP
12 4 (25.00%) WAN
12 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 4 (25.00%) IPsec

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (87.50%) MPLS
3 12 (75.00%) EIGRP
4 11 (68.75%) Firewall
5 8 (50.00%) Multicast
6 7 (43.75%) RIP
6 7 (43.75%) VPN
7 6 (37.50%) VLAN
7 6 (37.50%) VRRP
7 6 (37.50%) Network Security
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (31.25%) HSRP
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (31.25%) Wireless
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
8 5 (31.25%) LAN
8 5 (31.25%) DHCP
9 4 (25.00%) WAN
9 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Games
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Network Support
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Blog
1 2 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCIE
3 9 (56.25%) CCNP
4 6 (37.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cacti
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (37.50%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) Crossbeam
5 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet