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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.10% 0.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.77% 1.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 130 183 207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.46% 18.94% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 503 406 501
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,750 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,313 £69,375
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Kent over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 28 June 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
West Malling - 3 £47,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £45,000 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £45,000 -
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) CCNA
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) EIGRP
3 13 (76.47%) OSPF
3 13 (76.47%) WAN
4 12 (70.59%) MPLS
5 11 (64.71%) CCNP
6 10 (58.82%) Firewall
6 10 (58.82%) IPsec
7 8 (47.06%) Project Management
7 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
7 8 (47.06%) ITIL
7 8 (47.06%) F5
8 7 (41.18%) Windows
9 6 (35.29%) LAN
9 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
9 6 (35.29%) VPN
9 6 (35.29%) IGRP
9 6 (35.29%) VPLS
9 6 (35.29%) Network Security
9 6 (35.29%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (29.41%) HSRP
10 5 (29.41%) Escalation Management
10 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
10 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (29.41%) VMware
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 5 (29.41%) RIP
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) EIGRP
2 13 (76.47%) OSPF
2 13 (76.47%) WAN
3 12 (70.59%) MPLS
4 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 10 (58.82%) IPsec
5 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
5 6 (35.29%) IGRP
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) Network Security
5 6 (35.29%) VPLS
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) DSL
6 5 (29.41%) HSRP
6 5 (29.41%) RIP
6 5 (29.41%) SAN
6 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (29.41%) WLAN
7 4 (23.53%) DMVPN
7 4 (23.53%) VoIP
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) WAN Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Network Support
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Network Deployment Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (29.41%) Escalation Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) CCNA
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIS
4 2 (11.76%) Master's Degree
4 2 (11.76%) MCSA
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
2 8 (47.06%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Brocade
4 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
4 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL