The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 129 139 140
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 3.13% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 9
Median salary £58,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% -4.00%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 358 576 560
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.56% 22.75% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 251 456 420
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for BGP in Hertfordshire

BGP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Watford - 10 £58,500 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 24 (96.00%) CCNP
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (92.00%) Cisco
3 19 (76.00%) LAN
4 18 (72.00%) WAN
5 14 (56.00%) OSPF
6 13 (52.00%) VPN
7 12 (48.00%) Wireless
8 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
8 11 (44.00%) CCNA
8 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (40.00%) ITIL
9 10 (40.00%) MPLS
10 9 (36.00%) PBX
10 9 (36.00%) ISDN
10 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
10 9 (36.00%) Firewall
11 8 (32.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (32.00%) NetScaler
11 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (32.00%) Driving Licence
11 8 (32.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (32.00%) Adaptive Security
11 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (28.00%) CCIE
13 6 (24.00%) Migration
13 6 (24.00%) Riverbed
13 6 (24.00%) DMVPN
14 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) LAN
2 18 (72.00%) WAN
3 14 (56.00%) OSPF
4 13 (52.00%) VPN
5 12 (48.00%) Wireless
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
7 10 (40.00%) MPLS
8 9 (36.00%) Firewall
8 9 (36.00%) ISDN
8 9 (36.00%) PBX
8 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (32.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 8 (32.00%) NetScaler
10 6 (24.00%) DMVPN
11 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (20.00%) Converged Networks
11 5 (20.00%) FWSM
11 5 (20.00%) Multicast
11 5 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Network Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Adaptive Security
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Ticket Management
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) CCNP
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (28.00%) CCIE
5 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) XenApp
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (16.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Riverbed
3 5 (20.00%) Avaya
4 4 (16.00%) Brocade
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) Meraki
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) Nimble Storage
4 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) AppSense
5 2 (8.00%) Fortinet