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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 168 208 226
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +18
Permanent jobs citing BGP 154 128 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.40% 1.05% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.41% 6.94% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 137 117 103
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1832 1844 2406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.69% 15.18% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1627 2150
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,000 £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 October 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 October 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.

1 261 (87.00%) Cisco
2 211 (70.33%) MPLS
3 186 (62.00%) OSPF
4 174 (58.00%) Cisco Certification
5 150 (50.00%) Firewall
6 146 (48.67%) CCNP
7 142 (47.33%) EIGRP
8 130 (43.33%) WAN
9 102 (34.00%) Juniper
10 96 (32.00%) Telecoms
11 95 (31.67%) VPLS
12 94 (31.33%) LAN
13 92 (30.67%) VPN
14 91 (30.33%) Finance
15 77 (25.67%) Wireless
16 72 (24.00%) CheckPoint
17 70 (23.33%) Linux
18 62 (20.67%) VoIP
19 61 (20.33%) Cisco ASA
20 60 (20.00%) F5
21 59 (19.67%) DNS
22 57 (19.00%) TCP/IP
23 56 (18.67%) Network Security
24 54 (18.00%) VLAN
25 53 (17.67%) Cisco IOS
26 49 (16.33%) HSRP
27 48 (16.00%) Multicast
27 48 (16.00%) Network Design
28 41 (13.67%) CCIE
28 41 (13.67%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (3.33%) Lync
2 9 (3.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.67%) Apache
4 4 (1.33%) Zope
4 4 (1.33%) Plone
4 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.33%) nginx
4 4 (1.33%) ejabberd
5 3 (1.00%) SAS
6 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.67%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.33%) SaaS
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 211 (70.33%) MPLS
2 186 (62.00%) OSPF
3 150 (50.00%) Firewall
4 142 (47.33%) EIGRP
5 130 (43.33%) WAN
6 95 (31.67%) VPLS
7 94 (31.33%) LAN
8 92 (30.67%) VPN
9 77 (25.67%) Wireless
10 62 (20.67%) VoIP
11 61 (20.33%) Cisco ASA
12 59 (19.67%) DNS
13 57 (19.00%) TCP/IP
14 56 (18.67%) Network Security
15 54 (18.00%) VLAN
16 53 (17.67%) Cisco IOS
17 49 (16.33%) HSRP
18 48 (16.00%) Multicast
19 41 (13.67%) Internet
20 39 (13.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.00%) MySQL
2 4 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Emacs
2 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 96 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 91 (30.33%) Finance
3 25 (8.33%) Banking
4 11 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.33%) Back Office
6 5 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.33%) Games
7 4 (1.33%) Billing
8 3 (1.00%) International Banking
8 3 (1.00%) Advertising
8 3 (1.00%) Publishing
9 2 (0.67%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 186 (62.00%) Network Engineer
2 51 (17.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 39 (13.00%) IP Engineer
4 34 (11.33%) Network Support
5 27 (9.00%) Security Engineer
6 26 (8.67%) IP Network Engineer
7 23 (7.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 19 (6.33%) Test Engineer
9 18 (6.00%) Senior Security Engineer
10 16 (5.33%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 13 (4.33%) Lead Network Engineer
12 13 (4.33%) Implementation Engineer
12 13 (4.33%) Network Team Leader
12 13 (4.33%) Network Support Engineer
12 13 (4.33%) Team Leader
12 13 (4.33%) Cisco Engineer
13 10 (3.33%) Network Analyst
13 10 (3.33%) Architect
13 10 (3.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.00%) SOAP
2 3 (1.00%) XMPP
3 1 (0.33%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.00%) Performance Metrics
3 7 (2.33%) IVR
4 6 (2.00%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.00%) Derivative
5 5 (1.67%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.00%) Statistics
6 3 (1.00%) Replication
6 3 (1.00%) AVVID
6 3 (1.00%) Equities
7 2 (0.67%) SecurID
7 2 (0.67%) e-Health
7 2 (0.67%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.33%) Wiki
8 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.33%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.33%) Linux
2 30 (10.00%) UNIX
3 26 (8.67%) Windows
4 11 (3.67%) Solaris
5 8 (2.67%) CentOS
6 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.33%) Debian
8 4 (1.33%) OpenBSD
8 4 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.33%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.67%) SELinux
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.00%) Network Design
2 34 (11.33%) ITIL
3 32 (10.67%) Network Management
3 32 (10.67%) Load Balancing
4 21 (7.00%) Test Automation
4 21 (7.00%) Low Latency
5 19 (6.33%) Project Management
6 16 (5.33%) Network Architecture
7 15 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (5.00%) Capacity Management
8 13 (4.33%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (3.67%) Electronic Trading
9 11 (3.67%) Validation
10 9 (3.00%) Service Management
11 8 (2.67%) Configuration Management
11 8 (2.67%) Change Control
12 7 (2.33%) Use Case
12 7 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (2.00%) Risk Management
13 6 (2.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.67%) Perl
2 24 (8.00%) Python
3 20 (6.67%) PHP
4 19 (6.33%) Bash Shell
5 14 (4.67%) Shell Script
6 11 (3.67%) Tcl
7 7 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.67%) SQL
9 3 (1.00%) C
10 2 (0.67%) Ruby
10 2 (0.67%) Java
11 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 174 (58.00%) Cisco Certification
2 146 (48.67%) CCNP
3 41 (13.67%) CCIE
4 36 (12.00%) CCNA
5 24 (8.00%) Degree
6 23 (7.67%) CCIP
7 21 (7.00%) CCSA
8 19 (6.33%) CCDP
9 15 (5.00%) CCSE
10 11 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (3.33%) Security Cleared
12 8 (2.67%) RHCE
12 8 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.67%) CCDA
13 5 (1.67%) JNCIE
13 5 (1.67%) CCVP
14 4 (1.33%) MCITP
14 4 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
15 3 (1.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.67%) SLA
2 7 (2.33%) QA
3 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.67%) vSphere
4 4 (1.33%) Varnish
4 4 (1.33%) SpamAssassin
4 4 (1.33%) Ceph
5 3 (1.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.67%) XenServer
7 1 (0.33%) XenApp
7 1 (0.33%) vCloud
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (6.00%) CiscoWorks
2 14 (4.67%) Nagios
3 12 (4.00%) Cacti
4 11 (3.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (3.00%) HP NNM
6 6 (2.00%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.33%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.33%) Ansible
7 4 (1.33%) Ganeti
7 4 (1.33%) Bacula
8 3 (1.00%) SCOM
8 3 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.00%) Puppet
8 3 (1.00%) OpenView
9 2 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.67%) WSUS
9 2 (0.67%) SmokePing
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 261 (87.00%) Cisco
2 102 (34.00%) Juniper
3 72 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 60 (20.00%) F5
5 40 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 36 (12.00%) Aruba
7 30 (10.00%) HP
8 29 (9.67%) VMware
9 28 (9.33%) SolarWinds
10 22 (7.33%) Avaya
11 16 (5.33%) Fortinet
12 14 (4.67%) Riverbed
13 13 (4.33%) Microsoft
13 13 (4.33%) Nokia
14 12 (4.00%) Brocade
15 10 (3.33%) Red Hat
16 9 (3.00%) Nortel
16 9 (3.00%) Blue Coat
17 7 (2.33%) Dell
18 5 (1.67%) Verint
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fixed term for 6 months
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30-40k + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great package and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 per annum + 3k car allowance, 5k bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Bloomberg
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago