Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 69 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 +18
Permanent jobs citing BGP 14 45 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.58% 3.10% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.03% 20.00% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 41
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
East of England median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

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 155 225 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.45% 15.50% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 135 185 264
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £22,950 £31,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £67,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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
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 17 January 2018. 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 12 £57,500 +4.55%
Dunstable -11 2 £50,000 -
BGP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) OSPF
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
3 11 (78.57%) LAN
3 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 11 (78.57%) CCSE
3 11 (78.57%) Network Security
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (78.57%) Spanning Tree
3 11 (78.57%) Presales
4 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
4 10 (71.43%) Load Balancing
5 9 (64.29%) Network Design
5 9 (64.29%) CCDP
6 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) F5
8 3 (21.43%) Network Management
8 3 (21.43%) Juniper
8 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
8 3 (21.43%) HSRP
8 3 (21.43%) VPN
8 3 (21.43%) SSL
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) DWDM
8 3 (21.43%) MPLS
8 3 (21.43%) Remedy

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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) OSPF
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) Network Security
2 11 (78.57%) Spanning Tree
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) DWDM
4 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
4 3 (21.43%) HSRP
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) SSL
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) tcpdump
5 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Check Point Consultant
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
1 9 (64.29%) Network Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Security Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Fintech
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Presales
2 10 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 9 (64.29%) Network Design
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) Network Management
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CCNP
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) CCSE
3 9 (64.29%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
4 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
3 3 (21.43%) Remedy