The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 100 95
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 13 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.29% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.83% 2.48% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 4
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% +12.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £42,500 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,400 £55,300
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year - -2.06%  

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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 202 268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 11.89% 18.81% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 92 160 200
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -21.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

BGP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for BGP in Essex

BGP
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Essex over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Essex

BGP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 6 £33,000 -
Colchester -1 4 £57,500 +13.86%
Basildon - 3 £60,000 -
BGP
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for BGP.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) CCNP
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (77.78%) VPN
2 14 (77.78%) IPsec
3 12 (66.67%) Firewall
4 11 (61.11%) Data Centre
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (50.00%) Network Security
6 9 (50.00%) DNS
6 9 (50.00%) CCIE
7 8 (44.44%) Internet
7 8 (44.44%) LAN
7 8 (44.44%) WAN
7 8 (44.44%) MPLS
7 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
8 7 (38.89%) Citrix
8 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
8 7 (38.89%) F5
9 6 (33.33%) HSRP
9 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (33.33%) CCNA
9 6 (33.33%) SNMP
9 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
9 6 (33.33%) GGSN
9 6 (33.33%) SGSN
10 5 (27.78%) JNCIP
10 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (77.78%) IPsec
2 14 (77.78%) VPN
3 12 (66.67%) Firewall
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (50.00%) DNS
5 9 (50.00%) Network Security
6 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
6 8 (44.44%) Internet
6 8 (44.44%) LAN
6 8 (44.44%) MPLS
6 8 (44.44%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) GGSN
7 6 (33.33%) HSRP
7 6 (33.33%) SGSN
7 6 (33.33%) SNMP
8 5 (27.78%) FTP
8 5 (27.78%) SMTP
8 5 (27.78%) VoIP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Check Point Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Security Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Network Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Security Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Check Point Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
3 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 4 (22.22%) Line Management
1 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) High Availability
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CCNP
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) CCIE
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (27.78%) JNCIP
5 4 (22.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
2 7 (38.89%) F5
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 4 (22.22%) Imperva
4 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
4 4 (22.22%) VMware