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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 121 221 177
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -44
Permanent jobs citing BGP 226 99 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.13% 0.86% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.12% 5.53% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 208 90 126
Average salary £56,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.61% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £41,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £67,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
2033 1791 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.20% 15.57% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1491 2022
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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.

1 358 (95.21%) Cisco
2 243 (64.63%) Firewall
3 236 (62.77%) MPLS
4 223 (59.31%) OSPF
5 215 (57.18%) Cisco Certification
6 197 (52.39%) EIGRP
7 179 (47.61%) VPN
8 178 (47.34%) WAN
9 170 (45.21%) CCNP
10 136 (36.17%) Finance
11 129 (34.31%) Juniper
12 128 (34.04%) LAN
13 119 (31.65%) Cisco ASA
14 113 (30.05%) F5
14 113 (30.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 104 (27.66%) Network Security
16 100 (26.60%) CCNA
17 97 (25.80%) Wireless
18 94 (25.00%) Network Design
19 93 (24.73%) CheckPoint
20 90 (23.94%) HSRP
21 82 (21.81%) Linux
22 81 (21.54%) Cisco IOS
23 80 (21.28%) Telecoms
24 77 (20.48%) DNS
25 76 (20.21%) VPLS
26 75 (19.95%) IPsec
26 75 (19.95%) TCP/IP
27 73 (19.41%) ITIL
28 70 (18.62%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (2.93%) Lync
2 5 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.27%) nginx
3 1 (0.27%) Confluence
3 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.27%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (2.66%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.13%) IaaS
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 243 (64.63%) Firewall
2 236 (62.77%) MPLS
3 223 (59.31%) OSPF
4 197 (52.39%) EIGRP
5 179 (47.61%) VPN
6 178 (47.34%) WAN
7 128 (34.04%) LAN
8 119 (31.65%) Cisco ASA
9 113 (30.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 104 (27.66%) Network Security
11 97 (25.80%) Wireless
12 90 (23.94%) HSRP
13 81 (21.54%) Cisco IOS
14 77 (20.48%) DNS
15 76 (20.21%) VPLS
16 75 (19.95%) IPsec
16 75 (19.95%) TCP/IP
17 70 (18.62%) VLAN
18 62 (16.49%) SSL
19 50 (13.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.33%) MySQL
2 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Subversion
1 1 (0.27%) JIRA
1 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.27%) Hudson
1 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 136 (36.17%) Finance
2 80 (21.28%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.65%) Advertising
4 16 (4.26%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.93%) Banking
6 10 (2.66%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.66%) Electronics
6 10 (2.66%) Marketing
7 8 (2.13%) Legal
7 8 (2.13%) Retail
8 3 (0.80%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.80%) Publishing
9 2 (0.53%) International Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Law
9 2 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 230 (61.17%) Network Engineer
2 54 (14.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 48 (12.77%) Consultant
4 36 (9.57%) Network Support
5 34 (9.04%) Security Engineer
6 31 (8.24%) Support Engineer
7 29 (7.71%) Network Consultant
8 28 (7.45%) IP Engineer
9 27 (7.18%) Network Support Engineer
10 24 (6.38%) Design Engineer
10 24 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
11 19 (5.05%) Network Design Engineer
12 18 (4.79%) Senior Consultant
13 16 (4.26%) IP Network Engineer
14 15 (3.99%) Implementation Engineer
15 13 (3.46%) Senior Security Engineer
16 12 (3.19%) Network Manager
17 10 (2.66%) Architect
17 10 (2.66%) Network Architect
17 10 (2.66%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.13%) XMPP
2 7 (1.86%) SOAP
3 1 (0.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.72%) Client/Server
3 11 (2.93%) Derivative
4 10 (2.66%) DTV
5 8 (2.13%) Equities
5 8 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.33%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.53%) User Experience
11 2 (0.53%) IVR
12 1 (0.27%) PKI
12 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.27%) Replication
12 1 (0.27%) AVVID
12 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 82 (21.81%) Linux
2 42 (11.17%) Windows
3 27 (7.18%) UNIX
4 11 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.60%) CentOS
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Debian
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (25.00%) Network Design
2 73 (19.41%) ITIL
3 46 (12.23%) Load Balancing
4 36 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (9.04%) Network Management
6 26 (6.91%) Service Delivery
7 21 (5.59%) Validation
8 20 (5.32%) Low Latency
9 19 (5.05%) Kalman Filter
10 17 (4.52%) Migration
10 17 (4.52%) Project Management
11 16 (4.26%) Project Planning
12 15 (3.99%) Service Management
13 13 (3.46%) Content Management
14 12 (3.19%) WAN Optimisation
14 12 (3.19%) Network Monitoring
15 11 (2.93%) Capacity Planning
16 10 (2.66%) Digital Marketing
16 10 (2.66%) Programme Management
16 10 (2.66%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.12%) Python
2 20 (5.32%) Perl
3 12 (3.19%) PHP
4 10 (2.66%) Tcl
5 7 (1.86%) C
6 6 (1.60%) Ruby
6 6 (1.60%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.80%) SQL
8 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.27%) Java
9 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 215 (57.18%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (45.21%) CCNP
3 100 (26.60%) CCNA
4 51 (13.56%) CCIE
5 49 (13.03%) Degree
6 21 (5.59%) CCSA
7 18 (4.79%) CCDP
8 15 (3.99%) JNCIA
9 13 (3.46%) Security Cleared
9 13 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.39%) CCSP
10 9 (2.39%) CCIP
11 8 (2.13%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.86%) CCDA
13 5 (1.33%) CCSE
13 5 (1.33%) JNCIP
14 3 (0.80%) JNCIS
14 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.37%) SLA
2 18 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.46%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.13%) COBIT
5 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.39%) iptables
5 4 (1.06%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.80%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.80%) vSphere
6 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.27%) NFS
7 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.27%) Samba
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) Postfix
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (5.85%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (3.46%) OPNET
3 11 (2.93%) Nagios
3 11 (2.93%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (2.39%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.60%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (1.33%) Cacti
7 5 (1.33%) SELinux
7 5 (1.33%) Graphite
8 4 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
9 3 (0.80%) SCOM
10 2 (0.53%) Puppet
10 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.27%) SmokePing
11 1 (0.27%) Salt
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 358 (95.21%) Cisco
2 129 (34.31%) Juniper
3 113 (30.05%) F5
4 93 (24.73%) CheckPoint
5 61 (16.22%) VMware
6 50 (13.30%) SolarWinds
7 42 (11.17%) HP
8 41 (10.90%) Citrix
8 41 (10.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 34 (9.04%) Riverbed
10 30 (7.98%) Fortinet
11 28 (7.45%) Microsoft
12 20 (5.32%) Red Hat
13 16 (4.26%) Aruba
14 11 (2.93%) Meraki
15 10 (2.66%) SAP
16 8 (2.13%) Ipanema Technologies
17 7 (1.86%) Foundry
18 5 (1.33%) IPFX
18 5 (1.33%) Barracuda Networks
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago