Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 233 225
Rank change year-on-year +59 -8 +35
Permanent jobs citing BGP 89 97 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.35% 0.98% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.60% 5.01% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 63 69 108
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -6.38% +30.56%
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,349 1,936 2,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.39% 19.52% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 1,355 1,868
East of England median annual salary £44,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in the East of England

BGP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for BGP in the East of England

BGP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for BGP in the East of England

BGP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Bedfordshire +38 35 £65,000 +136.36% 4
Hertfordshire +56 25 £57,500 -4.17% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 20 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Suffolk - 7 £45,000 -
Essex +7 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 - - 2
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for BGP.

1 80 (89.89%) OSPF
2 71 (79.78%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (74.16%) Cisco
4 60 (67.42%) CCNP
5 48 (53.93%) TCP/IP
6 45 (50.56%) Data Centre
7 44 (49.44%) LAN
8 41 (46.07%) WAN
9 40 (44.94%) Firewall
10 38 (42.70%) VPN
11 32 (35.96%) CCDP
12 31 (34.83%) Network Security
13 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
14 29 (32.58%) Cisco Nexus
15 28 (31.46%) CCNA
16 27 (30.34%) EIGRP
16 27 (30.34%) Load Balancing
17 26 (29.21%) Network Design
17 26 (29.21%) CheckPoint
17 26 (29.21%) MPLS
18 24 (26.97%) Spanning Tree
19 23 (25.84%) DNS
19 23 (25.84%) CCSE
20 22 (24.72%) Juniper
20 22 (24.72%) Network Management
21 21 (23.60%) Meraki
22 20 (22.47%) Wireshark
23 19 (21.35%) Linux
24 18 (20.22%) Degree
24 18 (20.22%) HSRP

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Azure
2 8 (8.99%) AWS
3 7 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.74%) SaaS
5 4 (4.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (3.37%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (3.37%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 80 (89.89%) OSPF
2 48 (53.93%) TCP/IP
3 44 (49.44%) LAN
4 41 (46.07%) WAN
5 40 (44.94%) Firewall
6 38 (42.70%) VPN
7 31 (34.83%) Network Security
8 29 (32.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (30.34%) EIGRP
10 26 (29.21%) MPLS
11 24 (26.97%) Spanning Tree
12 23 (25.84%) DNS
13 20 (22.47%) Wireshark
14 18 (20.22%) HSRP
15 15 (16.85%) IPsec
16 14 (15.73%) VLAN
17 13 (14.61%) Wireless
18 12 (13.48%) Ethernet
19 10 (11.24%) SNMP
19 10 (11.24%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.37%) JIRA
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.74%) Police
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 4 (4.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 54 (60.67%) Network Engineer
2 26 (29.21%) Consultant
3 23 (25.84%) Network Security Consultant
3 23 (25.84%) Security Consultant
4 22 (24.72%) Senior Network Engineer
5 21 (23.60%) Check Point Consultant
5 21 (23.60%) Cisco Consultant
5 21 (23.60%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 21 (23.60%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 20 (22.47%) Network Consultant
7 7 (7.87%) Juniper Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Reliability Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Lead Network Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Architect
10 2 (2.25%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.12%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (50.56%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) NHS
4 5 (5.62%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.62%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.12%) IVR
6 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Load Balancing
2 26 (29.21%) Network Design
3 22 (24.72%) Network Management
4 16 (17.98%) Presales
5 14 (15.73%) Project Delivery
6 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (13.48%) Incident Management
8 11 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (11.24%) Analytics
10 9 (10.11%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (8.99%) B2B
11 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
11 8 (8.99%) ITIL
11 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.87%) Physics
12 7 (7.87%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (7.87%) Service Management
12 7 (7.87%) Task Automation
13 6 (6.74%) Conflict Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
1 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.37%) C
3 2 (2.25%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 71 (79.78%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (67.42%) CCNP
3 32 (35.96%) CCDP
4 28 (31.46%) CCNA
5 23 (25.84%) CCSE
6 18 (20.22%) Degree
7 15 (16.85%) CCIE
8 14 (15.73%) JNCIS
9 10 (11.24%) CCSA
9 10 (11.24%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (8.99%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (8.99%) JNCIE
10 8 (8.99%) JNCIP
11 4 (4.49%) JNCIA
12 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
13 2 (2.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) SLA
2 7 (7.87%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) Docker
3 3 (3.37%) Firmware
4 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) Ansible
2 6 (6.74%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (6.74%) Puppet
3 4 (4.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 66 (74.16%) Cisco
2 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
3 26 (29.21%) CheckPoint
4 22 (24.72%) Juniper
5 21 (23.60%) Meraki
6 17 (19.10%) F5
6 17 (19.10%) VMware
7 14 (15.73%) Palo Alto
8 9 (10.11%) Fortinet
9 7 (7.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (6.74%) Blue Coat
10 6 (6.74%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (6.74%) HP
10 6 (6.74%) Radware
11 3 (3.37%) Aruba
11 3 (3.37%) Citrix
11 3 (3.37%) Google
11 3 (3.37%) JD Edwards
11 3 (3.37%) MikroTik
12 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds