Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 116 143
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27 -12
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.53% 0.75% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.69% 3.19% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 6
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -1.71% +26.81%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £50,475 £53,500 £56,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 260 408 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.62% 23.67% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 210 358 360
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -14.12%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Kent

BGP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for BGP in Kent

BGP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Malling - 3 £47,500 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £45,000 -
BGP
South East

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

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) IPsec
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) VRRP
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) CCIE
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (42.86%) Time Management
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
5 3 (42.86%) F5
5 3 (42.86%) HSRP
5 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Master's Degree

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (42.86%) HSRP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) VRRP
5 2 (28.57%) DMVPN
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Master's Degree
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 2 (28.57%) VMware