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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 56 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.07% 1.34% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 4.96% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +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
120 121 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.84% 26.95% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 84 87 90
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 6 March 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Watford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (88.24%) MPLS
4 12 (70.59%) Firewall
5 11 (64.71%) EIGRP
6 10 (58.82%) CCNP
7 9 (52.94%) CCIE
8 7 (41.18%) Juniper
8 7 (41.18%) RIP
8 7 (41.18%) VPN
8 7 (41.18%) Network Security
8 7 (41.18%) Multicast
9 6 (35.29%) F5
9 6 (35.29%) CCNA
9 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
10 5 (29.41%) LAN
10 5 (29.41%) VRRP
10 5 (29.41%) Wireless
10 5 (29.41%) VLAN
10 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (29.41%) Crossbeam
10 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (23.53%) HSRP
11 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
11 4 (23.53%) VMware
11 4 (23.53%) IPsec
11 4 (23.53%) DNS
11 4 (23.53%) WAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
2 15 (88.24%) MPLS
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
4 11 (64.71%) EIGRP
5 7 (41.18%) RIP
5 7 (41.18%) VPN
5 7 (41.18%) Network Security
5 7 (41.18%) Multicast
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (29.41%) LAN
6 5 (29.41%) VRRP
6 5 (29.41%) Wireless
6 5 (29.41%) VLAN
7 4 (23.53%) IPsec
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Games
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blog
1 2 (11.76%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
3 9 (52.94%) CCIE
4 6 (35.29%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cacti
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) F5
4 5 (29.41%) Crossbeam
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
7 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.88%) NetApp
8 1 (5.88%) IBM