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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 144 224 182
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -42
Permanent jobs citing BGP 190 118 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.80% 0.95% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.65% 6.06% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 170 108 124
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,177 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £67,500 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.29%
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
1968 1947 2273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.66% 15.68% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1617 2025
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in the City of London

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 341 (95.25%) Cisco
2 224 (62.57%) MPLS
3 223 (62.29%) Firewall
4 202 (56.42%) OSPF
5 196 (54.75%) Cisco Certification
6 177 (49.44%) EIGRP
7 167 (46.65%) WAN
8 158 (44.13%) VPN
9 151 (42.18%) CCNP
10 135 (37.71%) Finance
11 124 (34.64%) LAN
11 124 (34.64%) Juniper
12 111 (31.01%) F5
12 111 (31.01%) Cisco Nexus
13 104 (29.05%) Cisco ASA
14 97 (27.09%) CCNA
15 96 (26.82%) Network Security
16 92 (25.70%) Wireless
17 86 (24.02%) Network Design
18 83 (23.18%) CheckPoint
18 83 (23.18%) HSRP
19 80 (22.35%) Cisco IOS
20 75 (20.95%) ITIL
21 73 (20.39%) Linux
21 73 (20.39%) TCP/IP
22 71 (19.83%) IPsec
23 70 (19.55%) DNS
24 69 (19.27%) Telecoms
24 69 (19.27%) VPLS
25 66 (18.44%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 8 (2.23%) Lync
2 5 (1.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.84%) Apache
4 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.28%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.28%) nginx
4 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (3.35%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 224 (62.57%) MPLS
2 223 (62.29%) Firewall
3 202 (56.42%) OSPF
4 177 (49.44%) EIGRP
5 167 (46.65%) WAN
6 158 (44.13%) VPN
7 124 (34.64%) LAN
8 111 (31.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 104 (29.05%) Cisco ASA
10 96 (26.82%) Network Security
11 92 (25.70%) Wireless
12 83 (23.18%) HSRP
13 80 (22.35%) Cisco IOS
14 73 (20.39%) TCP/IP
15 71 (19.83%) IPsec
16 70 (19.55%) DNS
17 69 (19.27%) VPLS
18 66 (18.44%) VLAN
19 55 (15.36%) SSL
20 45 (12.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Subversion
1 1 (0.28%) JIRA
1 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.28%) Hudson
1 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 135 (37.71%) Finance
2 69 (19.27%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.42%) Advertising
4 15 (4.19%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.07%) Banking
6 10 (2.79%) Legal
7 9 (2.51%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.51%) Electronics
7 9 (2.51%) Retail
7 9 (2.51%) Marketing
8 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (61.17%) Network Engineer
2 49 (13.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 43 (12.01%) Consultant
4 33 (9.22%) Network Support
5 31 (8.66%) Support Engineer
6 30 (8.38%) Security Engineer
7 28 (7.82%) IP Engineer
8 27 (7.54%) Network Support Engineer
9 24 (6.70%) Design Engineer
9 24 (6.70%) Network Consultant
10 22 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
11 19 (5.31%) Network Design Engineer
12 18 (5.03%) Senior Consultant
13 16 (4.47%) IP Network Engineer
14 14 (3.91%) Implementation Engineer
14 14 (3.91%) Network Manager
15 11 (3.07%) Architect
15 11 (3.07%) Network Architect
15 11 (3.07%) Operations Engineer
16 10 (2.79%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.23%) XMPP
2 7 (1.96%) SOAP
3 1 (0.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.91%) Client/Server
3 11 (3.07%) Derivative
4 9 (2.51%) Equities
4 9 (2.51%) DTV
5 8 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.96%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.40%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.56%) User Experience
8 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.28%) Wiki
9 1 (0.28%) IVR
9 1 (0.28%) Replication
9 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 73 (20.39%) Linux
2 42 (11.73%) Windows
3 27 (7.54%) UNIX
4 11 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.23%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.68%) CentOS
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Debian
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (24.02%) Network Design
2 75 (20.95%) ITIL
3 43 (12.01%) Load Balancing
4 38 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (8.38%) Network Management
6 26 (7.26%) Service Delivery
7 22 (6.15%) Validation
8 20 (5.59%) Low Latency
8 20 (5.59%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (4.75%) Migration
9 17 (4.75%) Project Management
9 17 (4.75%) Project Planning
10 16 (4.47%) Service Management
11 14 (3.91%) Content Management
12 12 (3.35%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.35%) WAN Optimisation
13 11 (3.07%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (3.07%) Problem Management
14 9 (2.51%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (2.51%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.70%) Python
2 20 (5.59%) Perl
3 10 (2.79%) Tcl
4 8 (2.23%) PHP
5 6 (1.68%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.40%) C
7 4 (1.12%) Ruby
8 3 (0.84%) SQL
9 1 (0.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 196 (54.75%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (42.18%) CCNP
3 97 (27.09%) CCNA
4 50 (13.97%) Degree
5 47 (13.13%) CCIE
6 16 (4.47%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (4.47%) JNCIA
7 14 (3.91%) CCSA
8 13 (3.63%) CCDP
9 9 (2.51%) CCIP
9 9 (2.51%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.96%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.96%) CCSP
11 5 (1.40%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.12%) CCDA
13 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.56%) MCSE
14 2 (0.56%) MCITP
14 2 (0.56%) JNCIS
14 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.89%) SLA
2 17 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.63%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.51%) COBIT
5 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.51%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.51%) iptables
4 4 (1.12%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.84%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.56%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.28%) Samba
7 1 (0.28%) Postfix
7 1 (0.28%) XenApp
7 1 (0.28%) XenServer
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (6.15%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (3.63%) OPNET
3 10 (2.79%) Nagios
3 10 (2.79%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (2.23%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.40%) Graphite
6 4 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.12%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (1.12%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (0.84%) Cacti
7 3 (0.84%) SELinux
8 2 (0.56%) SCOM
9 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.28%) OpenView
9 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.28%) Puppet
9 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.28%) SmokePing
9 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 341 (95.25%) Cisco
2 124 (34.64%) Juniper
3 111 (31.01%) F5
4 83 (23.18%) CheckPoint
5 58 (16.20%) VMware
6 49 (13.69%) SolarWinds
7 42 (11.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 42 (11.73%) HP
7 42 (11.73%) Citrix
8 32 (8.94%) Riverbed
9 26 (7.26%) Microsoft
10 25 (6.98%) Fortinet
11 20 (5.59%) Red Hat
12 14 (3.91%) Aruba
13 11 (3.07%) Meraki
14 9 (2.51%) SAP
15 8 (2.23%) Ipanema Technologies
16 7 (1.96%) Foundry
17 6 (1.68%) IPFX
18 5 (1.40%) Nortel
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + on call + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 19 days ago