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

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 62 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 11 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.93% 0.17% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.73% 0.74% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 8
Median salary £58,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year -1.05% -4.04%  

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 Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 113 136 119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 19.79% 23.13% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 82 112 80
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing BGP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Watford

BGP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for BGP in Watford

BGP
Salary Histogram in Watford

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

Salary histogram for BGP in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for BGP.

1 11 (91.67%) CCNP
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) NetScaler
4 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
4 7 (58.33%) LAN
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) Migration
5 6 (50.00%) DMVPN
5 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (41.67%) FWSM
6 5 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (41.67%) Multicast
6 5 (41.67%) DWDM
6 5 (41.67%) Network Design
6 5 (41.67%) Frame Relay
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (41.67%) CCIE
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) Juniper
7 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (33.33%) SCCM

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) NetScaler
4 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
4 7 (58.33%) LAN
5 6 (50.00%) DMVPN
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) DWDM
6 5 (41.67%) Frame Relay
6 5 (41.67%) FWSM
6 5 (41.67%) Multicast
6 5 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (33.33%) FabricPath
7 4 (33.33%) FCoE
7 4 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (33.33%) IOS XR
7 4 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CCNP
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCIE
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (33.33%) Brocade
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Meraki
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) AppSense
4 2 (16.67%) Fortinet