Period
to 11 August 2020

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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 198 277
Rank change year-on-year +59 +79 -47
Permanent jobs citing BGP 24 68 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.85% 0.94% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.24% 4.52% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23 56 57
Median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% -7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £41,100
90th Percentile £56,000 £66,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 566 1,503 2,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.07% 20.71% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 430 1,130 1,530
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,375 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing BGP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing BGP in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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
Essex +9 7 £55,000 +32.53%
Cambridgeshire +64 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Hertfordshire +43 6 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Bedfordshire +37 4 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Suffolk +17 1 £47,500 -20.83%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 21 (87.50%) MPLS
3 19 (79.17%) OSPF
4 18 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (62.50%) CCNA
6 13 (54.17%) CCNP
6 13 (54.17%) LAN
6 13 (54.17%) VPN
7 12 (50.00%) WAN
7 12 (50.00%) Firewall
7 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (41.67%) Internet
9 9 (37.50%) Juniper
10 8 (33.33%) EIGRP
10 8 (33.33%) IPsec
11 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (29.17%) WLAN
11 7 (29.17%) Palo Alto
12 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
12 6 (25.00%) JNCIA
12 6 (25.00%) Finance
13 5 (20.83%) Sophos
13 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
13 5 (20.83%) Python
13 5 (20.83%) JNCIS
13 5 (20.83%) Azure
13 5 (20.83%) HSRP
13 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless

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:

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Akamai
3 1 (4.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) MPLS
2 19 (79.17%) OSPF
3 13 (54.17%) LAN
3 13 (54.17%) VPN
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (50.00%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) WAN
5 10 (41.67%) Internet
6 8 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 8 (33.33%) IPsec
7 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (29.17%) WLAN
8 5 (20.83%) HSRP
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (16.67%) SSL
9 4 (16.67%) VLAN
9 4 (16.67%) Wireless
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Field Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Field Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Collaboration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IP Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (16.67%) DNA
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (4.17%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (62.50%) CCNA
3 13 (54.17%) CCNP
4 6 (25.00%) JNCIA
5 5 (20.83%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.17%) ACCA
6 1 (4.17%) ACSA
6 1 (4.17%) ACSP
6 1 (4.17%) CCDP
6 1 (4.17%) CCIE
6 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware NSX
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.17%) Terraform
3 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Juniper
3 7 (29.17%) Palo Alto
4 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.83%) Sophos
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 2 (8.33%) Aruba
7 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) F5
7 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.33%) VMware
7 2 (8.33%) Zscaler
8 1 (4.17%) Arista
8 1 (4.17%) Google
8 1 (4.17%) Imperva
8 1 (4.17%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.17%) Tufin