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

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 181 197 235
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +38
Permanent jobs citing BGP 150 127 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 1.07% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 7.20% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 132 115 96
Average salary £52,750 £52,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% -0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1914 1764 2415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.85% 14.84% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1621 1564 2163
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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.

1 262 (87.92%) Cisco
2 214 (71.81%) MPLS
3 170 (57.05%) Cisco Certification
4 167 (56.04%) OSPF
5 137 (45.97%) CCNP
6 133 (44.63%) Firewall
7 128 (42.95%) WAN
7 128 (42.95%) EIGRP
8 100 (33.56%) Telecoms
9 94 (31.54%) Juniper
9 94 (31.54%) VPLS
10 93 (31.21%) LAN
11 86 (28.86%) Finance
12 73 (24.50%) VPN
13 70 (23.49%) Wireless
14 64 (21.48%) Linux
15 62 (20.81%) CheckPoint
16 59 (19.80%) TCP/IP
17 58 (19.46%) F5
18 57 (19.13%) VoIP
19 54 (18.12%) DNS
20 50 (16.78%) VLAN
21 49 (16.44%) Network Security
21 49 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
22 48 (16.11%) Multicast
23 47 (15.77%) Internet
23 47 (15.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
24 46 (15.44%) HSRP
25 43 (14.43%) Network Design
26 41 (13.76%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 11 (3.69%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.35%) Lync
3 5 (1.68%) Apache
3 5 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.34%) Zope
4 4 (1.34%) Plone
4 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.34%) nginx
4 4 (1.34%) ejabberd
5 3 (1.01%) SAS
6 2 (0.67%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.67%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.01%) SaaS
2 4 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 214 (71.81%) MPLS
2 167 (56.04%) OSPF
3 133 (44.63%) Firewall
4 128 (42.95%) EIGRP
4 128 (42.95%) WAN
5 94 (31.54%) VPLS
6 93 (31.21%) LAN
7 73 (24.50%) VPN
8 70 (23.49%) Wireless
9 59 (19.80%) TCP/IP
10 57 (19.13%) VoIP
11 54 (18.12%) DNS
12 50 (16.78%) VLAN
13 49 (16.44%) Network Security
13 49 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
14 48 (16.11%) Multicast
15 47 (15.77%) Internet
16 46 (15.44%) HSRP
17 41 (13.76%) Cisco IOS
18 32 (10.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.68%) MySQL
2 7 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.34%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Emacs
2 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 100 (33.56%) Telecoms
2 86 (28.86%) Finance
3 25 (8.39%) Banking
4 11 (3.69%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.01%) Back Office
6 4 (1.34%) Games
6 4 (1.34%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.34%) Billing
7 2 (0.67%) International Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Retail
7 2 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 184 (61.74%) Network Engineer
2 47 (15.77%) IP Engineer
3 46 (15.44%) Senior Network Engineer
4 34 (11.41%) Network Support
5 28 (9.40%) IP Network Engineer
6 26 (8.72%) Test Engineer
7 25 (8.39%) Security Engineer
8 23 (7.72%) Network Security Engineer
9 20 (6.71%) Support Engineer
10 17 (5.70%) Senior Security Engineer
11 16 (5.37%) Network Team Leader
11 16 (5.37%) Network Support Engineer
11 16 (5.37%) Team Leader
12 15 (5.03%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 15 (5.03%) Lead Network Engineer
13 13 (4.36%) Implementation Engineer
14 11 (3.69%) Cisco Engineer
14 11 (3.69%) Analyst
15 10 (3.36%) Network Analyst
15 10 (3.36%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.69%) SOAP
2 3 (1.01%) XMPP
3 2 (0.67%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.35%) Fixed Income
2 7 (2.35%) Derivative
3 6 (2.01%) Equities
3 6 (2.01%) IVR
4 5 (1.68%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.01%) Statistics
6 3 (1.01%) Replication
6 3 (1.01%) AVVID
7 2 (0.67%) e-Health
7 2 (0.67%) SecurID
7 2 (0.67%) PKI
7 2 (0.67%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.34%) Wiki
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.48%) Linux
2 32 (10.74%) UNIX
3 28 (9.40%) Windows
4 11 (3.69%) Solaris
4 11 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.68%) CentOS
5 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.01%) Debian
7 4 (1.34%) OpenBSD
7 4 (1.34%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.34%) FreeBSD
7 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.34%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.34%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.43%) Network Design
2 34 (11.41%) ITIL
3 33 (11.07%) Load Balancing
3 33 (11.07%) Network Management
4 28 (9.40%) Test Automation
5 24 (8.05%) Low Latency
6 17 (5.70%) Project Management
7 14 (4.70%) Validation
7 14 (4.70%) Capacity Management
7 14 (4.70%) Network Architecture
8 12 (4.03%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (3.36%) Electronic Trading
9 10 (3.36%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (2.68%) E-Commerce
11 7 (2.35%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.35%) Asset Management
12 6 (2.01%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (2.01%) Service Management
12 6 (2.01%) Change Control
13 5 (1.68%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.09%) Perl
2 26 (8.72%) Python
3 23 (7.72%) Bash Shell
4 19 (6.38%) PHP
5 18 (6.04%) Shell Script
6 14 (4.70%) Tcl
7 6 (2.01%) SQL
8 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.34%) Java
10 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 170 (57.05%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (45.97%) CCNP
3 37 (12.42%) CCIE
4 31 (10.40%) CCNA
5 30 (10.07%) CCIP
6 23 (7.72%) Degree
7 16 (5.37%) CCDP
8 15 (5.03%) CCSA
9 13 (4.36%) CCSE
10 11 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.01%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.01%) RHCE
13 5 (1.68%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (1.68%) JNCIE
13 5 (1.68%) CCVP
14 4 (1.34%) MCITP
14 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.38%) SLA
2 7 (2.35%) QA
3 5 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.01%) vSphere
5 4 (1.34%) Varnish
5 4 (1.34%) XenServer
5 4 (1.34%) SpamAssassin
5 4 (1.34%) Ceph
6 3 (1.01%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.01%) XenApp
7 2 (0.67%) Squid
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (6.38%) CiscoWorks
2 16 (5.37%) Nagios
3 14 (4.70%) Cacti
4 11 (3.69%) HP NNM
5 10 (3.36%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.34%) Ganeti
6 4 (1.34%) Bacula
6 4 (1.34%) Puppet
6 4 (1.34%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.34%) SmokePing
6 4 (1.34%) Ansible
7 3 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.01%) SCOM
7 3 (1.01%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.01%) OpenView
8 2 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.67%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.67%) WSUS
9 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 262 (87.92%) Cisco
2 94 (31.54%) Juniper
3 62 (20.81%) CheckPoint
4 58 (19.46%) F5
5 47 (15.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 35 (11.74%) Aruba
7 31 (10.40%) HP
8 29 (9.73%) SolarWinds
9 23 (7.72%) VMware
10 21 (7.05%) Avaya
11 14 (4.70%) Fortinet
12 13 (4.36%) Riverbed
12 13 (4.36%) Nokia
13 12 (4.03%) Microsoft
14 11 (3.69%) Brocade
15 9 (3.02%) Nortel
16 8 (2.68%) Dell
16 8 (2.68%) Red Hat
17 7 (2.35%) Citrix
18 6 (2.01%) Blue Coat
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-60k
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30-40k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 per annum + 3k car allowance, 5k bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + £2,400 out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago