Period
to 17 February 2020

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

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 166 134
Rank change year-on-year +34 -32 +59
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 17 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.61% 0.49% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 2.29% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 77
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.52% +58.82%
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +38.89%

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 431 742 1,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.92% 21.49% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 334 549 857
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +9.83%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,750 £72,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -5.56% -

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 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
Hemel Hempstead +13 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £39,500 - 1
Watford - 1 - -
BGP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (83.33%) CCIE
2 10 (83.33%) CCNP
2 10 (83.33%) CCDP
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) MPLS
2 10 (83.33%) OSPF
2 10 (83.33%) EIGRP
3 9 (75.00%) Network Design
3 9 (75.00%) VLAN
3 9 (75.00%) Internet
3 9 (75.00%) B2B
3 9 (75.00%) HSRP
3 9 (75.00%) Multicast
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Meraki
6 3 (25.00%) Build Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Confluence
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (25.00%) MikroTik
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) QA
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft

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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 10 (83.33%) MPLS
2 10 (83.33%) OSPF
3 9 (75.00%) HSRP
3 9 (75.00%) Internet
3 9 (75.00%) Multicast
3 9 (75.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) 802.11
6 1 (8.33%) Broadband
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) TACACS
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) B2B
1 9 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Proactive Maintenance
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCDP
1 10 (83.33%) CCIE
1 10 (83.33%) CCNP
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Meraki
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) MikroTik
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) Radware
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds