The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 96 100
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 3 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.22% 0.93% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 4.45% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 12
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 264 247 296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 19.26% 20.93% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 221 209 258
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

BGP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for BGP in Cambridge

BGP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for BGP.

1 10 (62.50%) OSPF
1 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) Juniper
5 6 (37.50%) SSH
5 6 (37.50%) CCIE
5 6 (37.50%) FTP
5 6 (37.50%) HTTP
5 6 (37.50%) Junos
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
6 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (25.00%) JNCIE
7 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) Perl
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (12.50%) Advertising
9 1 (6.25%) Network Management
9 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
9 1 (6.25%) Shell Script

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 10 (62.50%) DNS
1 10 (62.50%) OSPF
1 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) FTP
3 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 6 (37.50%) Junos
3 6 (37.50%) SSH
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCIE
3 4 (25.00%) JNCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) HP