Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 46 63
Rank change year-on-year +27 +17 +18
Permanent jobs citing BGP 25 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 9.65% 3.39% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.23% 16.00% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 12
Bedford median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,000 £46,575
90th Percentile £58,750 £64,625 £53,750
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -

BGP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 69 75 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 26.64% 21.19% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 52 66 79
Bedford median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +50.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £66,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year -4.04% +3.66% +27.33%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Bedford

BGP
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for BGP in Bedford

BGP
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Bedford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for BGP.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) OSPF
1 25 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (92.00%) LAN
3 23 (92.00%) WAN
3 23 (92.00%) CCSE
3 23 (92.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 23 (92.00%) Spanning Tree
4 22 (88.00%) Network Security
4 22 (88.00%) CCNP
5 20 (80.00%) Data Centre
5 20 (80.00%) Presales
6 19 (76.00%) CCDP
7 14 (56.00%) Load Balancing
8 13 (52.00%) Network Design
9 12 (48.00%) Firewall
9 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
10 10 (40.00%) Wireshark
10 10 (40.00%) tcpdump
11 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (32.00%) Driving Licence
13 7 (28.00%) CCSA
13 7 (28.00%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (20.00%) Network Management
15 4 (16.00%) F5
16 2 (8.00%) DWDM
16 2 (8.00%) MPLS
16 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
16 2 (8.00%) Juniper

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) OSPF
2 23 (92.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 23 (92.00%) Spanning Tree
2 23 (92.00%) WAN
3 22 (88.00%) Network Security
4 12 (48.00%) Firewall
4 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (40.00%) tcpdump
5 10 (40.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (8.00%) DWDM
6 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.00%) HSRP
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) SSL
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Consultant
1 19 (76.00%) Network Consultant
2 17 (68.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 17 (68.00%) Security Consultant
3 15 (60.00%) Check Point Consultant
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 12 (48.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (32.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Presales
2 14 (56.00%) Load Balancing
3 13 (52.00%) Network Design
4 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (20.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (92.00%) CCSE
3 22 (88.00%) CCNP
4 19 (76.00%) CCDP
5 7 (28.00%) CCSA
5 7 (28.00%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) F5
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft