The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 193 185 234
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +49
Permanent jobs citing BGP 139 145 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.20% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.96% 7.71% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 122 117 91
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1997 1881 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.58% 15.52% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1663 1922
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BGP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the City of London region.

BGP Salary Trend in the City of London

BGP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in the City of London

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 250 (91.24%) Cisco
2 196 (71.53%) MPLS
3 151 (55.11%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (51.09%) OSPF
5 119 (43.43%) WAN
5 119 (43.43%) CCNP
6 117 (42.70%) Firewall
7 113 (41.24%) EIGRP
8 90 (32.85%) Telecoms
9 86 (31.39%) VPLS
10 82 (29.93%) Finance
11 80 (29.20%) LAN
12 76 (27.74%) Juniper
13 61 (22.26%) VoIP
14 59 (21.53%) TCP/IP
14 59 (21.53%) VPN
15 55 (20.07%) Linux
16 53 (19.34%) F5
17 50 (18.25%) CheckPoint
18 49 (17.88%) Internet
19 48 (17.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 48 (17.52%) DNS
20 47 (17.15%) Wireless
21 44 (16.06%) Multicast
22 43 (15.69%) Network Design
23 40 (14.60%) VLAN
23 40 (14.60%) HSRP
24 39 (14.23%) Network Security
25 38 (13.87%) Cisco IOS
25 38 (13.87%) Perl

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.74%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.55%) Lync
3 5 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.09%) SAS
6 2 (0.73%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.55%) SaaS
2 5 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 196 (71.53%) MPLS
2 140 (51.09%) OSPF
3 119 (43.43%) WAN
4 117 (42.70%) Firewall
5 113 (41.24%) EIGRP
6 86 (31.39%) VPLS
7 80 (29.20%) LAN
8 61 (22.26%) VoIP
9 59 (21.53%) TCP/IP
9 59 (21.53%) VPN
10 49 (17.88%) Internet
11 48 (17.52%) DNS
12 47 (17.15%) Wireless
13 44 (16.06%) Multicast
14 40 (14.60%) VLAN
14 40 (14.60%) HSRP
15 39 (14.23%) Network Security
16 38 (13.87%) Cisco IOS
17 36 (13.14%) Cisco ASA
18 32 (11.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 90 (32.85%) Telecoms
2 82 (29.93%) Finance
3 25 (9.12%) Banking
4 10 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.46%) Back Office
6 3 (1.09%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 179 (65.33%) Network Engineer
2 46 (16.79%) IP Engineer
3 42 (15.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 29 (10.58%) Network Support
5 28 (10.22%) Test Engineer
6 26 (9.49%) Support Engineer
7 21 (7.66%) Network Security Engineer
7 21 (7.66%) Security Engineer
8 20 (7.30%) IP Network Engineer
9 19 (6.93%) Network Support Engineer
10 17 (6.20%) Lead Network Engineer
11 16 (5.84%) Senior Security Engineer
11 16 (5.84%) Team Leader
11 16 (5.84%) Network Team Leader
11 16 (5.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 10 (3.65%) Implementation Engineer
12 10 (3.65%) Firewall Engineer
13 9 (3.28%) NOC Engineer
14 7 (2.55%) Cisco Engineer
15 6 (2.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.74%) SOAP
2 2 (0.73%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.55%) Derivative
1 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
1 7 (2.55%) Equities
1 7 (2.55%) Fixed Income
2 3 (1.09%) Replication
2 3 (1.09%) Statistics
2 3 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
3 2 (0.73%) EqualLogic
3 2 (0.73%) PKI
3 2 (0.73%) SecurID
3 2 (0.73%) e-Health
4 1 (0.36%) AVVID
4 1 (0.36%) Wiki
4 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.07%) Linux
2 31 (11.31%) UNIX
3 22 (8.03%) Windows
4 12 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.19%) CentOS
7 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.46%) Solaris
9 2 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.69%) Network Design
2 36 (13.14%) Network Management
3 30 (10.95%) Load Balancing
3 30 (10.95%) Test Automation
4 26 (9.49%) ITIL
5 20 (7.30%) Low Latency
6 16 (5.84%) Capacity Management
7 13 (4.74%) Validation
8 12 (4.38%) Network Architecture
9 10 (3.65%) E-Commerce
9 10 (3.65%) Project Management
10 9 (3.28%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (2.55%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (2.19%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (2.19%) Asset Management
13 5 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
14 4 (1.46%) Change Control
15 3 (1.09%) Regression Testing
15 3 (1.09%) Disaster Recovery
15 3 (1.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.87%) Perl
2 25 (9.12%) Bash Shell
3 21 (7.66%) Python
4 17 (6.20%) Shell Script
5 16 (5.84%) PHP
6 13 (4.74%) Tcl
7 5 (1.82%) Java
7 5 (1.82%) SQL
8 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 151 (55.11%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (43.43%) CCNP
3 29 (10.58%) CCIP
3 29 (10.58%) CCNA
4 27 (9.85%) CCIE
5 15 (5.47%) Degree
6 14 (5.11%) CCDP
7 12 (4.38%) CCSA
7 12 (4.38%) CCSE
8 11 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.55%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (1.82%) JNCIE
11 4 (1.46%) RHCE
11 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.46%) MCITP
12 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.73%) CCDA
13 2 (0.73%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.01%) SLA
2 5 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.09%) QA
4 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.82%) XenServer
5 4 (1.46%) vSphere
6 3 (1.09%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.09%) XenApp
7 2 (0.73%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (6.93%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (4.74%) HP NNM
2 13 (4.74%) Cacti
3 11 (4.01%) Nagios
4 5 (1.82%) SmokePing
4 5 (1.82%) Puppet
5 3 (1.09%) OpenView
5 3 (1.09%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.73%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.73%) WSUS
7 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.36%) SCCM
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 250 (91.24%) Cisco
2 76 (27.74%) Juniper
3 53 (19.34%) F5
4 50 (18.25%) CheckPoint
5 48 (17.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 30 (10.95%) Aruba
7 28 (10.22%) SolarWinds
8 26 (9.49%) HP
9 19 (6.93%) VMware
10 14 (5.11%) Fortinet
11 11 (4.01%) Avaya
12 10 (3.65%) Dell
13 9 (3.28%) Microsoft
14 8 (2.92%) Brocade
15 7 (2.55%) Citrix
15 7 (2.55%) Nokia
16 6 (2.19%) Red Hat
17 5 (1.82%) Blue Coat
17 5 (1.82%) Riverbed
18 3 (1.09%) Nortel
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, Bristol
Netsight Internet Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-60k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-55k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bloomberg
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago