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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 179 204 247
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +43
Permanent jobs citing BGP 149 131 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 1.11% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.67% 7.35% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 132 117 89
Average salary £52,750 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,450 £70,000 £60,000
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
1942 1783 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.05% 15.06% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1583 2090
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +2.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 265 (88.33%) Cisco
2 214 (71.33%) MPLS
3 170 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
4 165 (55.00%) OSPF
5 136 (45.33%) CCNP
6 129 (43.00%) WAN
6 129 (43.00%) Firewall
7 127 (42.33%) EIGRP
8 101 (33.67%) Telecoms
9 94 (31.33%) VPLS
10 92 (30.67%) Juniper
10 92 (30.67%) LAN
11 88 (29.33%) Finance
12 69 (23.00%) VPN
13 68 (22.67%) Wireless
14 61 (20.33%) Linux
15 60 (20.00%) F5
16 59 (19.67%) CheckPoint
17 58 (19.33%) TCP/IP
18 56 (18.67%) VoIP
19 51 (17.00%) DNS
19 51 (17.00%) Multicast
20 50 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
21 48 (16.00%) Network Security
21 48 (16.00%) VLAN
22 47 (15.67%) Internet
23 46 (15.33%) Cisco ASA
24 43 (14.33%) HSRP
25 41 (13.67%) Network Design
26 38 (12.67%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (3.67%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.33%) Lync
3 5 (1.67%) Apache
3 5 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.33%) Zope
4 4 (1.33%) Plone
4 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.33%) nginx
5 3 (1.00%) SAS
6 2 (0.67%) Confluence
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.67%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.00%) SaaS
2 4 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 214 (71.33%) MPLS
2 165 (55.00%) OSPF
3 129 (43.00%) WAN
3 129 (43.00%) Firewall
4 127 (42.33%) EIGRP
5 94 (31.33%) VPLS
6 92 (30.67%) LAN
7 69 (23.00%) VPN
8 68 (22.67%) Wireless
9 58 (19.33%) TCP/IP
10 56 (18.67%) VoIP
11 51 (17.00%) DNS
11 51 (17.00%) Multicast
12 48 (16.00%) VLAN
12 48 (16.00%) Network Security
13 47 (15.67%) Internet
14 46 (15.33%) Cisco ASA
15 43 (14.33%) HSRP
16 38 (12.67%) Cisco IOS
17 31 (10.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.67%) MySQL
2 7 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Emacs
2 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 101 (33.67%) Telecoms
2 88 (29.33%) Finance
3 25 (8.33%) Banking
4 10 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.00%) Back Office
6 4 (1.33%) Games
6 4 (1.33%) Billing
7 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.67%) Law
8 2 (0.67%) International Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Retail
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 183 (61.00%) Network Engineer
2 49 (16.33%) IP Engineer
3 44 (14.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 34 (11.33%) Network Support
5 28 (9.33%) IP Network Engineer
6 26 (8.67%) Test Engineer
7 23 (7.67%) Security Engineer
8 22 (7.33%) Network Security Engineer
9 21 (7.00%) Support Engineer
10 18 (6.00%) Team Leader
10 18 (6.00%) Network Team Leader
11 16 (5.33%) Senior Security Engineer
11 16 (5.33%) Network Support Engineer
12 15 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 15 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
13 12 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
14 11 (3.67%) NOC Engineer
14 11 (3.67%) Analyst
15 10 (3.33%) Network Analyst
15 10 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.67%) SOAP
2 3 (1.00%) XMPP
3 2 (0.67%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.33%) Fixed Income
2 7 (2.33%) Equities
2 7 (2.33%) Derivative
3 6 (2.00%) IVR
4 5 (1.67%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.00%) Statistics
6 3 (1.00%) Replication
6 3 (1.00%) AVVID
7 2 (0.67%) e-Health
7 2 (0.67%) SecurID
7 2 (0.67%) PKI
7 2 (0.67%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.33%) Wiki
8 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.33%) Linux
2 32 (10.67%) UNIX
3 27 (9.00%) Windows
4 11 (3.67%) Solaris
4 11 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.67%) CentOS
5 8 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.00%) Debian
7 4 (1.33%) OpenBSD
7 4 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.33%) FreeBSD
7 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.67%) Network Design
2 34 (11.33%) ITIL
3 33 (11.00%) Network Management
4 32 (10.67%) Load Balancing
5 28 (9.33%) Test Automation
6 26 (8.67%) Low Latency
7 16 (5.33%) Project Management
8 14 (4.67%) Validation
8 14 (4.67%) Capacity Management
9 13 (4.33%) Network Architecture
10 11 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.00%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (3.00%) Electronic Trading
12 8 (2.67%) E-Commerce
13 7 (2.33%) Configuration Management
13 7 (2.33%) Asset Management
14 6 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (2.00%) Service Management
14 6 (2.00%) Line Management
14 6 (2.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.67%) Perl
2 25 (8.33%) Python
3 23 (7.67%) Bash Shell
4 19 (6.33%) PHP
5 18 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 14 (4.67%) Tcl
7 5 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.67%) SQL
8 4 (1.33%) Java
9 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 170 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (45.33%) CCNP
3 36 (12.00%) CCIE
4 32 (10.67%) CCNA
5 30 (10.00%) CCIP
6 23 (7.67%) Degree
7 16 (5.33%) CCDP
8 14 (4.67%) CCSA
9 13 (4.33%) CCSE
10 11 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.00%) RHCE
13 5 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (1.67%) CCVP
13 5 (1.67%) JNCIE
13 5 (1.67%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.33%) MCITP
14 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.33%) SLA
2 7 (2.33%) QA
3 5 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.00%) vSphere
5 4 (1.33%) Varnish
5 4 (1.33%) XenServer
5 4 (1.33%) SpamAssassin
6 3 (1.00%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.00%) XenApp
7 2 (0.67%) Squid
8 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (6.33%) CiscoWorks
2 16 (5.33%) Nagios
3 14 (4.67%) Cacti
4 11 (3.67%) HP NNM
5 10 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.33%) Puppet
6 4 (1.33%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.33%) SmokePing
6 4 (1.33%) Ansible
7 3 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.00%) SCOM
7 3 (1.00%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.00%) OpenView
8 2 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.67%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.67%) WSUS
9 1 (0.33%) SCCM
9 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 265 (88.33%) Cisco
2 92 (30.67%) Juniper
3 60 (20.00%) F5
4 59 (19.67%) CheckPoint
5 50 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 33 (11.00%) Aruba
7 31 (10.33%) HP
8 29 (9.67%) SolarWinds
9 22 (7.33%) VMware
10 21 (7.00%) Avaya
11 14 (4.67%) Fortinet
12 13 (4.33%) Riverbed
12 13 (4.33%) Nokia
13 11 (3.67%) Microsoft
13 11 (3.67%) Brocade
14 9 (3.00%) Nortel
15 8 (2.67%) Dell
15 8 (2.67%) Red Hat
16 7 (2.33%) Citrix
17 6 (2.00%) Blue Coat
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + £2,400 out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago