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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 65 76
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 6 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.93% 3.11% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 17.47% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 12
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +13.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £48,350 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 70 166 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.90% 17.81% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57 160 144
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -1 6 £56,250 -16.04%
BGP
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 35 (100.00%) OSPF
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 33 (94.29%) CCNP
3 31 (88.57%) WAN
3 31 (88.57%) LAN
3 31 (88.57%) CheckPoint
3 31 (88.57%) CCSA
3 31 (88.57%) CCSE
3 31 (88.57%) Spanning Tree
4 30 (85.71%) Firewall
5 29 (82.86%) Network Security
6 27 (77.14%) Network Management
7 24 (68.57%) CCDP
8 22 (62.86%) MS Visio
9 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
9 20 (57.14%) Load Balancing
10 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
11 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
12 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (34.29%) Wireshark
13 12 (34.29%) tcpdump
14 7 (20.00%) F5
15 6 (17.14%) Driving Licence
15 6 (17.14%) Presales
16 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
17 4 (11.43%) HSRP
17 4 (11.43%) High Availability

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 22 (62.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 35 (100.00%) OSPF
2 31 (88.57%) LAN
2 31 (88.57%) Spanning Tree
2 31 (88.57%) WAN
3 30 (85.71%) Firewall
4 29 (82.86%) Network Security
5 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
6 12 (34.29%) tcpdump
6 12 (34.29%) Wireshark
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (11.43%) DWDM
7 4 (11.43%) EIGRP
7 4 (11.43%) HSRP
7 4 (11.43%) RIP
7 4 (11.43%) SSL
7 4 (11.43%) VoIP
7 4 (11.43%) VPN
7 4 (11.43%) VRRP
7 4 (11.43%) Wireless
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Consultant
1 23 (65.71%) Network Consultant
1 23 (65.71%) Network Security Consultant
1 23 (65.71%) Security Consultant
2 22 (62.86%) Network Engineer
3 19 (54.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 19 (54.29%) Security Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Check Point Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Network Specialist
6 4 (11.43%) Network Support
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Support
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) Driving Licence
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Network Management
2 20 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.14%) Presales
5 4 (11.43%) High Availability
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (94.29%) CCNP
3 31 (88.57%) CCSA
3 31 (88.57%) CCSE
4 24 (68.57%) CCDP
5 3 (8.57%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (5.71%) CCNA
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (88.57%) CheckPoint
3 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (11.43%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) Juniper
6 3 (8.57%) CA