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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 30 17 31
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 6 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.44% 11.05% 5.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 30.30% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 12
Median salary £65,000 £67,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.98% +36.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.52% -5.00%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 66 61
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 15.56% 36.46% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 65 53
Median salary £47,500 £67,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.10% +47.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £41,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing BGP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Bedford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (100.00%) LAN
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 21 (100.00%) OSPF
1 21 (100.00%) CCSA
1 21 (100.00%) CCSE
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 21 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
2 20 (95.24%) Network Security
2 20 (95.24%) CCNP
3 19 (90.48%) Data Centre
4 16 (76.19%) Firewall
5 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
5 15 (71.43%) Wireshark
5 15 (71.43%) tcpdump
6 14 (66.67%) CCDP
7 13 (61.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (47.62%) Network Management
9 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
9 8 (38.10%) Presales
9 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
9 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
10 7 (33.33%) Driving Licence
11 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 5 (23.81%) BIG-IP
12 5 (23.81%) CA
12 5 (23.81%) F5

BGP
Top Related 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 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
2 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
1 21 (100.00%) OSPF
1 21 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (95.24%) Network Security
3 16 (76.19%) Firewall
4 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 15 (71.43%) tcpdump
4 15 (71.43%) Wireshark
5 5 (23.81%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Consultant
1 13 (61.90%) Network Consultant
2 12 (57.14%) Network Security Consultant
2 12 (57.14%) Security Consultant
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Check Point Consultant
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Consultant
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Data Centre
2 7 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (47.62%) Network Management
3 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
3 8 (38.10%) Presales
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) CCSA
1 21 (100.00%) CCSE
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (95.24%) CCNP
3 14 (66.67%) CCDP
4 2 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) CA
3 5 (23.81%) F5