Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 171 201
Rank change year-on-year +38 +30 -1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 88 43 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.00% 0.96% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.47% 5.44% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 80 42 37
Hertfordshire median annual salary £67,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,750 £33,350
90th Percentile £76,250 £54,250 £74,100
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% -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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 929 791 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.09% 17.68% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 770 620 761
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 23 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
Welwyn Garden City +14 20 £32,000 -46.67% 2
Stevenage - 9 £44,750 -
Watford +1 6 £40,000 -27.27%
Letchworth - 1 - -
BGP
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 86 (97.73%) OSPF
2 71 (80.68%) Cisco
3 69 (78.41%) VPN
4 66 (75.00%) Firewall
5 60 (68.18%) Data Centre
6 59 (67.05%) LAN
6 59 (67.05%) HTTP
7 52 (59.09%) E-Commerce
7 52 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
8 50 (56.82%) WAN
9 49 (55.68%) NetScaler
10 47 (53.41%) Cisco IOS
10 47 (53.41%) CheckPoint
10 47 (53.41%) Palo Alto
11 46 (52.27%) MPLS
12 44 (50.00%) Citrix
13 43 (48.86%) F5
14 42 (47.73%) Fortinet
14 42 (47.73%) HTML
15 38 (43.18%) DNS
16 34 (38.64%) EIGRP
17 31 (35.23%) IGRP
17 31 (35.23%) VMware
17 31 (35.23%) IPsec
17 31 (35.23%) XML
17 31 (35.23%) GLBP
17 31 (35.23%) Arista
18 30 (34.09%) Network Security
19 29 (32.95%) VLAN
19 29 (32.95%) Analytical Skills

BGP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (19.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.91%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 86 (97.73%) OSPF
2 69 (78.41%) VPN
3 66 (75.00%) Firewall
4 59 (67.05%) HTTP
4 59 (67.05%) LAN
5 52 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
6 50 (56.82%) WAN
7 49 (55.68%) NetScaler
8 47 (53.41%) Cisco IOS
9 46 (52.27%) MPLS
10 38 (43.18%) DNS
11 34 (38.64%) EIGRP
12 31 (35.23%) GLBP
12 31 (35.23%) IGRP
12 31 (35.23%) IPsec
13 30 (34.09%) Network Security
14 29 (32.95%) VLAN
15 22 (25.00%) DHCP
15 22 (25.00%) HSRP
16 20 (22.73%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Back Office
2 16 (18.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (53.41%) Network Engineer
2 36 (40.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (29.55%) Security Engineer
4 25 (28.41%) Senior Security Engineer
5 17 (19.32%) Administrator
5 17 (19.32%) IT Administrator
5 17 (19.32%) Network Administrator
6 13 (14.77%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (13.64%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 11 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
8 11 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
8 11 (12.50%) Senior Firewall Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Network Support
9 4 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (47.73%) HTML
2 31 (35.23%) XML
3 17 (19.32%) POSIX
4 3 (3.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 60 (68.18%) Data Centre
2 29 (32.95%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Linux
1 3 (3.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.09%) E-Commerce
2 17 (19.32%) Data Encryption
2 17 (19.32%) Data Security
2 17 (19.32%) Network Optimisation
3 16 (18.18%) Document Management
3 16 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 16 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 14 (15.91%) Network Design
5 13 (14.77%) Analytics
5 13 (14.77%) SIEM
6 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.95%) Network Management
7 3 (3.41%) DevOps
7 3 (3.41%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.41%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.41%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 3 (3.41%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.14%) Change Control
8 1 (1.14%) Self-Awareness
8 1 (1.14%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (19.32%) Degree
3 16 (18.18%) CCNP
4 9 (10.23%) CCNA
4 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.09%) JNCIS
5 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.82%) CCDP
7 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) VMware NSX
2 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.41%) Puppet
1 3 (3.41%) vCenter Server
1 3 (3.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 71 (80.68%) Cisco
2 47 (53.41%) CheckPoint
2 47 (53.41%) Palo Alto
3 44 (50.00%) Citrix
4 43 (48.86%) F5
5 42 (47.73%) Fortinet
6 31 (35.23%) Arista
6 31 (35.23%) VMware
7 25 (28.41%) Juniper
8 17 (19.32%) Xerox
9 15 (17.05%) Blue Coat
10 14 (15.91%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.41%) Aruba
11 3 (3.41%) Brocade
11 3 (3.41%) Meraki
11 3 (3.41%) Tufin
12 1 (1.14%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.14%) Microsoft