Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 164 144
Rank change year-on-year +41 -20 +22
Permanent jobs citing BGP 35 50 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.29% 1.17% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.44% 6.25% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 59
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £56,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £76,250 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00% +11.11%

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 643 800 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.70% 18.77% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 467 605 594
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +10 11 £60,000 +9.09%
Welwyn Garden City +32 9 - -
Watford +16 6 - - 1
Hatfield +25 3 £61,250 -7.55% 1
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £60,000 -
BGP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 33 (94.29%) OSPF
3 31 (88.57%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (65.71%) CCNA
5 22 (62.86%) DNS
5 22 (62.86%) EIGRP
6 18 (51.43%) VPN
6 18 (51.43%) CCNP
7 17 (48.57%) Firewall
8 15 (42.86%) LAN
8 15 (42.86%) F5
8 15 (42.86%) Meraki
9 14 (40.00%) Network Management
9 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (40.00%) WAN
9 14 (40.00%) IPsec
9 14 (40.00%) MPLS
10 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
11 12 (34.29%) SSL
11 12 (34.29%) DHCP
12 11 (31.43%) CCDP
12 11 (31.43%) Wireless
12 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
13 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
14 9 (25.71%) HTTP
14 9 (25.71%) Finance
14 9 (25.71%) GLBP
15 8 (22.86%) Analytics

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:

Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 33 (94.29%) OSPF
2 22 (62.86%) DNS
2 22 (62.86%) EIGRP
3 18 (51.43%) VPN
4 17 (48.57%) Firewall
5 15 (42.86%) LAN
6 14 (40.00%) IPsec
6 14 (40.00%) MPLS
6 14 (40.00%) WAN
7 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
8 12 (34.29%) DHCP
8 12 (34.29%) SSL
9 11 (31.43%) Wireless
10 9 (25.71%) GLBP
10 9 (25.71%) HTTP
11 8 (22.86%) BIG-IP
11 8 (22.86%) HSRP
11 8 (22.86%) Network Security
12 6 (17.14%) Broadband
12 6 (17.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Reliability Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Network Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) IP Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Juniper Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) e-Health
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Network Management
2 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.86%) Analytics
5 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (22.86%) Service Management
5 8 (22.86%) Task Automation
6 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (17.14%) Conflict Management
6 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
6 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (17.14%) Network Architecture
6 6 (17.14%) Service Design
7 5 (14.29%) Network Design
7 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.57%) Customer-Centricity
8 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (88.57%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (65.71%) CCNA
3 18 (51.43%) CCNP
4 11 (31.43%) CCDP
5 7 (20.00%) CCIE
6 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.71%) MCITP
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CCSA
8 1 (2.86%) CCSE
8 1 (2.86%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.86%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) F5
2 15 (42.86%) Meraki
3 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) Palo Alto
5 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 6 (17.14%) Extreme Networks
6 6 (17.14%) Juniper
6 6 (17.14%) Radware
7 3 (8.57%) VMware
8 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.86%) Aruba
9 1 (2.86%) Avaya
9 1 (2.86%) CA
9 1 (2.86%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) HP
9 1 (2.86%) Remedy
9 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.86%) Tufin