Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 92 67
Rank change year-on-year +35 -25 +24
Permanent jobs citing BGP 34 2 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.82% 0.19% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.59% 1.12% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 15
Bedfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £24,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +170.83% -52.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £53,250 £19,950 £46,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £28,050 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +27.78%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 205 178 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 23.01% 16.76% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 171 144 166
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,300 £22,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,000 £66,125
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Bedfordshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for BGP in Bedfordshire

BGP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Salary histogram for BGP in Bedfordshire

BGP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +16 24 £60,000 +150.00%
Luton - 4 - -
BGP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 34 (100.00%) OSPF
2 31 (91.18%) Data Centre
3 29 (85.29%) WAN
4 28 (82.35%) LAN
4 28 (82.35%) CCNP
4 28 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (70.59%) CheckPoint
5 24 (70.59%) Cisco
5 24 (70.59%) CCSE
5 24 (70.59%) Network Security
5 24 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (70.59%) Spanning Tree
6 20 (58.82%) Load Balancing
7 17 (50.00%) CCDP
8 16 (47.06%) Wireshark
8 16 (47.06%) Presales
9 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
10 13 (38.24%) Linux
10 13 (38.24%) Network Design
10 13 (38.24%) VMware
10 13 (38.24%) Project Delivery
11 12 (35.29%) Firewall
11 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
12 11 (32.35%) Check Point Certification
12 11 (32.35%) CCSA
12 11 (32.35%) tcpdump
13 7 (20.59%) Network Management
13 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (20.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 7 (20.59%) MS Visio

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) AWS
1 4 (11.76%) SaaS
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) OSPF
2 29 (85.29%) WAN
3 28 (82.35%) LAN
4 24 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (70.59%) Network Security
4 24 (70.59%) Spanning Tree
5 16 (47.06%) Wireshark
6 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
7 12 (35.29%) Firewall
8 11 (32.35%) tcpdump
9 6 (17.65%) DNS
10 5 (14.71%) VoIP
10 5 (14.71%) VPLS
10 5 (14.71%) VPN
10 5 (14.71%) VRRP
11 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (11.76%) MPLS
12 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
12 1 (2.94%) NAS
12 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (11.76%) Banking
1 4 (11.76%) Police
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Consultant
1 24 (70.59%) Network Security Consultant
1 24 (70.59%) Security Consultant
2 21 (61.76%) Check Point Consultant
2 21 (61.76%) Cisco Consultant
2 21 (61.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 21 (61.76%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 18 (52.94%) Network Consultant
4 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
5 9 (26.47%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Juniper Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 31 (91.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 4 (11.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Load Balancing
2 16 (47.06%) Presales
3 13 (38.24%) Network Design
3 13 (38.24%) Project Delivery
4 7 (20.59%) Network Management
5 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) CCNP
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (70.59%) CCSE
3 17 (50.00%) CCDP
4 11 (32.35%) CCSA
4 11 (32.35%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (17.65%) CCNA
6 5 (14.71%) JNCIE
6 5 (14.71%) JNCIP
6 5 (14.71%) JNCIS
7 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Ansible
1 4 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) CheckPoint
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 5 (14.71%) Juniper
6 4 (11.76%) F5
6 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto