Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 269 261
Rank change year-on-year +41 -8 +16
Permanent jobs citing BGP 135 98 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.11% 0.74% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.85% 4.67% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 110 92 120
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £57,500 £62,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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 2309 2099 2622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.00% 15.94% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1917 1695 2052
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,400 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,400 £66,250 £64,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +39 87 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Bedfordshire +24 29 £50,000 -4.76%
Cambridgeshire -36 18 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Essex +24 1 - -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for BGP.

1 127 (94.07%) OSPF
2 117 (86.67%) Cisco
3 93 (68.89%) Firewall
4 92 (68.15%) LAN
5 85 (62.96%) WAN
6 84 (62.22%) Data Centre
7 77 (57.04%) CheckPoint
8 76 (56.30%) VPN
9 62 (45.93%) HTTP
10 56 (41.48%) Cisco Certification
11 55 (40.74%) MPLS
11 55 (40.74%) Palo Alto
11 55 (40.74%) Network Security
12 54 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
13 53 (39.26%) F5
14 52 (38.52%) E-Commerce
15 50 (37.04%) Cisco IOS
16 49 (36.30%) NetScaler
17 48 (35.56%) CCNP
18 46 (34.07%) EIGRP
19 44 (32.59%) Citrix
20 42 (31.11%) TCP/IP
20 42 (31.11%) HTML
20 42 (31.11%) Fortinet
21 39 (28.89%) DNS
22 37 (27.41%) Juniper
23 34 (25.19%) VMware
24 31 (22.96%) IPsec
24 31 (22.96%) IGRP
24 31 (22.96%) XML

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 17 (12.59%) CMS
2 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) Akamai
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.22%) IaaS
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.22%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (94.07%) OSPF
2 93 (68.89%) Firewall
3 92 (68.15%) LAN
4 85 (62.96%) WAN
5 76 (56.30%) VPN
6 62 (45.93%) HTTP
7 55 (40.74%) MPLS
7 55 (40.74%) Network Security
8 54 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 50 (37.04%) Cisco IOS
10 49 (36.30%) NetScaler
11 46 (34.07%) EIGRP
12 42 (31.11%) TCP/IP
13 39 (28.89%) DNS
14 31 (22.96%) GLBP
14 31 (22.96%) IGRP
14 31 (22.96%) IPsec
14 31 (22.96%) VLAN
15 30 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (20.74%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (17.78%) Finance
2 16 (11.85%) Back Office
2 16 (11.85%) Military
3 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 39 (28.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (20.74%) Security Engineer
4 25 (18.52%) Senior Security Engineer
5 19 (14.07%) Consultant
5 19 (14.07%) Network Consultant
6 17 (12.59%) Administrator
6 17 (12.59%) IT Administrator
6 17 (12.59%) Network Administrator
6 17 (12.59%) Network Security Consultant
6 17 (12.59%) Security Consultant
7 15 (11.11%) Check Point Consultant
8 13 (9.63%) Cisco Consultant
8 13 (9.63%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 13 (9.63%) Firewall Engineer
8 13 (9.63%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (8.89%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 12 (8.89%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 11 (8.15%) Data Centre Engineer
10 11 (8.15%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (31.11%) HTML
2 31 (22.96%) XML
3 17 (12.59%) POSIX
4 3 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 84 (62.22%) Data Centre
2 29 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (12.59%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.15%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.44%) PKI
6 5 (3.70%) Fintech
7 3 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.44%) Linux
1 6 (4.44%) Windows
2 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.22%) Unix
4 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.52%) E-Commerce
2 27 (20.00%) Network Design
3 20 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 20 (14.81%) Network Management
3 20 (14.81%) Presales
4 17 (12.59%) Data Encryption
4 17 (12.59%) Data Security
4 17 (12.59%) Network Optimisation
5 16 (11.85%) Document Management
5 16 (11.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 16 (11.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 14 (10.37%) Analytics
7 13 (9.63%) SIEM
8 12 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.44%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.70%) Project Management
11 4 (2.96%) Cryptography
11 4 (2.96%) Mathematics
11 4 (2.96%) Security Monitoring
11 4 (2.96%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (41.48%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (35.56%) CCNP
3 25 (18.52%) CCDP
4 23 (17.04%) CCSE
5 18 (13.33%) CCNA
5 18 (13.33%) Degree
6 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
7 10 (7.41%) JNCIS
7 10 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.19%) CCSA
8 7 (5.19%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (2.96%) HNC
10 2 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.48%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.74%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.07%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.22%) VMware NSX
3 3 (2.22%) vSphere
4 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.22%) Puppet
1 3 (2.22%) vCenter Server
1 3 (2.22%) vRealize
2 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 117 (86.67%) Cisco
2 77 (57.04%) CheckPoint
3 55 (40.74%) Palo Alto
4 53 (39.26%) F5
5 44 (32.59%) Citrix
6 42 (31.11%) Fortinet
7 37 (27.41%) Juniper
8 34 (25.19%) VMware
9 31 (22.96%) Arista
10 17 (12.59%) Xerox
11 15 (11.11%) Blue Coat
12 14 (10.37%) Riverbed
13 8 (5.93%) HP
14 6 (4.44%) Remedy
15 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
16 4 (2.96%) Nokia
17 3 (2.22%) Aruba
17 3 (2.22%) Brocade
17 3 (2.22%) Meraki
17 3 (2.22%) Tufin