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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 177 144 265
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +121
Permanent jobs citing BGP 81 195 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.21% 1.87% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.15% 10.15% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 73 185 56
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,700 £41,625
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £68,400 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +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
994 1922 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.89% 18.46% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 897 1643 1410
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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.

1 121 (78.06%) Cisco
2 93 (60.00%) OSPF
3 90 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (53.55%) Firewall
5 81 (52.26%) CCNP
6 75 (48.39%) MPLS
7 62 (40.00%) Finance
8 55 (35.48%) WAN
9 54 (34.84%) LAN
10 48 (30.97%) EIGRP
11 46 (29.68%) VPN
12 44 (28.39%) Juniper
12 44 (28.39%) Multicast
13 43 (27.74%) Telecoms
13 43 (27.74%) VPLS
13 43 (27.74%) Load Balancing
14 41 (26.45%) Network Design
15 37 (23.87%) F5
16 35 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
16 35 (22.58%) CCNA
17 33 (21.29%) Linux
17 33 (21.29%) Wireless
17 33 (21.29%) Palo Alto
18 32 (20.65%) Network Security
19 30 (19.35%) Data Centre
20 29 (18.71%) Cisco Nexus
21 26 (16.77%) VMware
21 26 (16.77%) CheckPoint
21 26 (16.77%) VLAN
22 24 (15.48%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (6.45%) Apache
1 10 (6.45%) nginx
2 7 (4.52%) Confluence
2 7 (4.52%) MediaWiki
3 3 (1.94%) Jetty
3 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) MTS
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.29%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (60.00%) OSPF
2 83 (53.55%) Firewall
3 75 (48.39%) MPLS
4 55 (35.48%) WAN
5 54 (34.84%) LAN
6 48 (30.97%) EIGRP
7 46 (29.68%) VPN
8 44 (28.39%) Multicast
9 43 (27.74%) VPLS
10 35 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (21.29%) Wireless
12 32 (20.65%) Network Security
13 29 (18.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (16.77%) VLAN
15 24 (15.48%) Cisco IOS
16 23 (14.84%) NX-OS
17 19 (12.26%) IPsec
18 17 (10.97%) TCP/IP
19 16 (10.32%) HSRP
20 13 (8.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.16%) MySQL
2 7 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Hudson
1 10 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.16%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.52%) JIRA
3 7 (4.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) Gitweb
General
1 62 (40.00%) Finance
2 43 (27.74%) Telecoms
3 23 (14.84%) Banking
4 18 (11.61%) Financial Institution
5 12 (7.74%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (56.13%) Network Engineer
2 30 (19.35%) Network Support
3 29 (18.71%) Network Support Engineer
3 29 (18.71%) Support Engineer
4 23 (14.84%) Network Manager
5 22 (14.19%) NOC Engineer
6 21 (13.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 20 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
8 17 (10.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 17 (10.97%) Core Network Engineer
9 11 (7.10%) Analyst
9 11 (7.10%) Data Network Engineer
9 11 (7.10%) Network Analyst
10 10 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (6.45%) Juniper Engineer
10 10 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
10 10 (6.45%) Team Leader
11 9 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (5.81%) Operations Engineer
11 9 (5.81%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.52%) LAMP
1 7 (4.52%) LAPP Stack
1 7 (4.52%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (1.94%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.94%) ELK Stack
2 3 (1.94%) Sensu
3 1 (0.65%) Express
3 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.74%) Eurex
3 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.52%) Wiki
5 6 (3.87%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.58%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.94%) IPTV
8 3 (1.94%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.94%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.29%) Fintech
10 1 (0.65%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.65%) Statistics
10 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.29%) Linux
2 12 (7.74%) Windows
3 11 (7.10%) Unix
4 8 (5.16%) CentOS
5 7 (4.52%) Debian
5 7 (4.52%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.23%) Android
6 5 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.29%) Solaris
8 1 (0.65%) CatOS
8 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.74%) Load Balancing
2 41 (26.45%) Network Design
3 23 (14.84%) Mentoring
4 18 (11.61%) High Availability
5 15 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 11 (7.10%) Project Management
7 10 (6.45%) DevOps
7 10 (6.45%) Low Latency
8 8 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.52%) Build Automation
9 7 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.52%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.52%) Database Theory
9 7 (4.52%) Network Management
9 7 (4.52%) Relational Database Theory
9 7 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.87%) Coaching
10 6 (3.87%) Network Security Management
10 6 (3.87%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.61%) Perl
2 15 (9.68%) Python
3 11 (7.10%) PHP
4 9 (5.81%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.52%) Java
5 7 (4.52%) Ruby
5 7 (4.52%) SQL
6 4 (2.58%) Tcl
7 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (52.26%) CCNP
3 35 (22.58%) CCNA
4 18 (11.61%) CCIE
5 15 (9.68%) CCDA
6 13 (8.39%) CCIP
7 9 (5.81%) JNCIS
7 9 (5.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (5.16%) CCSP
9 7 (4.52%) CCSE
10 6 (3.87%) CCVP
10 6 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (3.23%) CCSA
11 5 (3.23%) Degree
11 5 (3.23%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.94%) CCDP
13 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.65%) RHCE
14 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) COBIT
1 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.58%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.52%) iptables
2 7 (4.52%) Postfix
2 7 (4.52%) Samba
2 7 (4.52%) XenServer
3 5 (3.23%) XenApp
3 5 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.58%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) Puppet
2 12 (7.74%) FortiGate
3 8 (5.16%) ZABBIX
4 7 (4.52%) Ansible
4 7 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.52%) Salt
5 6 (3.87%) Nagios
6 4 (2.58%) Cacti
6 4 (2.58%) Graphite
7 3 (1.94%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.94%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.29%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (1.29%) OpenView
8 2 (1.29%) QRadar
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.65%) Netcool
9 1 (0.65%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 121 (78.06%) Cisco
2 44 (28.39%) Juniper
3 37 (23.87%) F5
4 33 (21.29%) Palo Alto
5 26 (16.77%) CheckPoint
5 26 (16.77%) VMware
6 16 (10.32%) Citrix
7 15 (9.68%) Splunk
8 12 (7.74%) Red Hat
9 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
10 10 (6.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 10 (6.45%) HP
11 9 (5.81%) Aruba
11 9 (5.81%) SolarWinds
12 8 (5.16%) Meraki
13 7 (4.52%) Infoblox
14 6 (3.87%) Brocade
14 6 (3.87%) Fortinet
14 6 (3.87%) Riverbed
15 5 (3.23%) Sourcefire
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K guaranteed bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago