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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 70 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.69% 1.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 4.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £42,500 £57,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
147 171 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.30% 31.96% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87 106 54
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,400 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Watford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) RIP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) VRRP
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) HSRP
4 3 (42.86%) Multicast
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Network Management
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) HP NNM
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) CCIE
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) SSL
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) RIP
4 3 (42.86%) VRRP
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) HSRP
4 3 (42.86%) Multicast
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (14.29%) ICMP
6 1 (14.29%) TACACS
6 1 (14.29%) Telnet
6 1 (14.29%) SNMP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp