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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 189 179 177
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 58 119 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 1.39% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.59% 9.75% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 55 100 133
Median salary £52,500 £56,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.07% +7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
880 1220 1966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.79% 14.29% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 778 1045 1663
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in the City of London

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for BGP.

1 102 (75.56%) MPLS
2 101 (74.81%) Cisco
3 81 (60.00%) OSPF
4 66 (48.89%) VPN
5 64 (47.41%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (41.48%) Firewall
7 55 (40.74%) CCNP
8 54 (40.00%) EIGRP
9 43 (31.85%) Multicast
10 42 (31.11%) Telecoms
10 42 (31.11%) CheckPoint
11 40 (29.63%) Linux
12 39 (28.89%) Python
13 38 (28.15%) DNS
14 34 (25.19%) HSRP
15 33 (24.44%) VPLS
15 33 (24.44%) Unix
16 32 (23.70%) F5
17 31 (22.96%) Juniper
18 29 (21.48%) Palo Alto
19 28 (20.74%) Broadband
19 28 (20.74%) VRRP
20 27 (20.00%) DHCP
20 27 (20.00%) Nokia
20 27 (20.00%) High Availability
21 26 (19.26%) CCSE
22 25 (18.52%) HTTP
22 25 (18.52%) LAN
22 25 (18.52%) VLAN
23 24 (17.78%) NX-OS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (75.56%) MPLS
2 81 (60.00%) OSPF
3 66 (48.89%) VPN
4 56 (41.48%) Firewall
5 54 (40.00%) EIGRP
6 43 (31.85%) Multicast
7 38 (28.15%) DNS
8 34 (25.19%) HSRP
9 33 (24.44%) VPLS
10 28 (20.74%) Broadband
10 28 (20.74%) VRRP
11 27 (20.00%) DHCP
12 25 (18.52%) HTTP
12 25 (18.52%) LAN
12 25 (18.52%) VLAN
13 24 (17.78%) IPv4
13 24 (17.78%) NX-OS
14 23 (17.04%) WAN
15 22 (16.30%) FWSM
15 22 (16.30%) RTCP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (31.11%) Telecoms
2 24 (17.78%) Finance
3 12 (8.89%) Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Billing
5 3 (2.22%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 94 (69.63%) Network Engineer
2 43 (31.85%) Network Support
3 40 (29.63%) Network Support Engineer
3 40 (29.63%) Support Engineer
4 24 (17.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (16.30%) Broadband Engineer
5 22 (16.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 22 (16.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 22 (16.30%) Systems Engineer
6 21 (15.56%) Data Engineer
6 21 (15.56%) Data Network Engineer
6 21 (15.56%) Network Systems Engineer
7 20 (14.81%) Systems Support
7 20 (14.81%) Systems Support Engineer
8 19 (14.07%) IP Engineer
9 13 (9.63%) Test Engineer
10 12 (8.89%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 12 (8.89%) Cisco Support
10 12 (8.89%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 12 (8.89%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.22%) XMPP
3 2 (1.48%) OpenDaylight
4 1 (0.74%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.59%) Over-the-Top Content
3 14 (10.37%) IPTV
4 13 (9.63%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.22%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) Equities
8 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.74%) Physics
8 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.63%) Linux
2 33 (24.44%) Unix
3 20 (14.81%) Windows
4 17 (12.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.00%) High Availability
2 23 (17.04%) Network Design
3 20 (14.81%) ITIL
4 19 (14.07%) Load Balancing
5 16 (11.85%) Test Automation
6 15 (11.11%) HOOD
7 12 (8.89%) Change Management
7 12 (8.89%) Functional Testing
7 12 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (3.70%) DDoS Mitigation
10 5 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (2.96%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (2.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 4 (2.96%) Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (2.96%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 3 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (2.22%) Investment Management
12 3 (2.22%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.89%) Python
2 21 (15.56%) Bash Shell
3 20 (14.81%) Perl
4 6 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.48%) Tcl
6 1 (0.74%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) Korn
6 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (47.41%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (40.74%) CCNP
3 26 (19.26%) CCSE
4 23 (17.04%) CCSP
5 20 (14.81%) CCNA
6 11 (8.15%) CCIE
6 11 (8.15%) Degree
7 8 (5.93%) CCSA
8 7 (5.19%) JNCIA
9 5 (3.70%) CCIP
9 5 (3.70%) CCVP
10 4 (2.96%) CCMSE
10 4 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.96%) JNCIP
10 4 (2.96%) JNCIS
11 3 (2.22%) MCSA
11 3 (2.22%) MCSE
11 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.74%) CCDP
12 1 (0.74%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.70%) vCloud
3 3 (2.22%) KVM
4 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Snort
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (5.93%) Ansible
3 7 (5.19%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.22%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.48%) Nagios
5 2 (1.48%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.74%) Graphite
6 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 101 (74.81%) Cisco
2 42 (31.11%) CheckPoint
3 32 (23.70%) F5
4 31 (22.96%) Juniper
5 29 (21.48%) Palo Alto
6 27 (20.00%) Nokia
7 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
8 15 (11.11%) Akamai
8 15 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 15 (11.11%) SevOne
9 14 (10.37%) Fortinet
10 12 (8.89%) Huawei
11 10 (7.41%) SolarWinds
11 10 (7.41%) VMware
12 9 (6.67%) Citrix
13 8 (5.93%) Splunk
14 7 (5.19%) Cyber-Ark
15 6 (4.44%) Blue Coat
16 4 (2.96%) Riverbed
17 3 (2.22%) Verint
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