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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 61 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.83% - 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% - 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 4
Average salary £56,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
156 84 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.52% 22.16% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 100 54 72
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Watford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
2 15 (88.24%) CCNP
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) MPLS
3 11 (64.71%) VPN
3 11 (64.71%) EIGRP
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Network Security
4 9 (52.94%) WAN
4 9 (52.94%) F5
5 8 (47.06%) IPsec
6 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) LAN
6 7 (41.18%) CCIE
6 7 (41.18%) Juniper
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (35.29%) VLAN
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
8 5 (29.41%) Network Design
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
8 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
8 5 (29.41%) Crossbeam
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (23.53%) Riverbed

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
2 15 (88.24%) MPLS
3 11 (64.71%) VPN
3 11 (64.71%) EIGRP
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Network Security
4 9 (52.94%) WAN
5 8 (47.06%) IPsec
6 7 (41.18%) LAN
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (35.29%) VLAN
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (23.53%) Multicast
9 4 (23.53%) WAAS
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Design
1 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Network Management
2 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) CCNP
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (11.76%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) F5
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Juniper
4 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Crossbeam
5 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
5 4 (23.53%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
7 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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