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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
London / City of London
Rank 166 176 174
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 62 75 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 1.16% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 7.84% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57 66 141
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.49%

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
888 957 1809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.69% 14.80% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 805 845 1561
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

BGP Salary Histogram in the City of London

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 78 (70.27%) MPLS
2 77 (69.37%) Cisco
3 73 (65.77%) OSPF
4 55 (49.55%) Firewall
5 47 (42.34%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (36.04%) CCNP
7 39 (35.14%) Linux
8 38 (34.23%) VPN
9 33 (29.73%) Data Centre
10 31 (27.93%) Telecoms
11 30 (27.03%) Finance
12 29 (26.13%) WAN
13 28 (25.23%) Python
13 28 (25.23%) Juniper
14 26 (23.42%) DNS
15 24 (21.62%) LAN
15 24 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (19.82%) Broadband
16 22 (19.82%) DHCP
16 22 (19.82%) Network Design
17 21 (18.92%) SNMP
17 21 (18.92%) Nokia
18 20 (18.02%) Wireless
18 20 (18.02%) F5
19 17 (15.32%) IPv6
20 16 (14.41%) EIGRP
20 16 (14.41%) TCP/IP
20 16 (14.41%) Cisco Nexus
20 16 (14.41%) Multicast
21 15 (13.51%) Unix

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 3 (2.70%) IIS
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.70%) MS Office
1 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 78 (70.27%) MPLS
2 73 (65.77%) OSPF
3 55 (49.55%) Firewall
4 38 (34.23%) VPN
5 29 (26.13%) WAN
6 26 (23.42%) DNS
7 24 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (21.62%) LAN
8 22 (19.82%) Broadband
8 22 (19.82%) DHCP
9 21 (18.92%) SNMP
10 20 (18.02%) Wireless
11 17 (15.32%) IPv6
12 16 (14.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (14.41%) EIGRP
12 16 (14.41%) Multicast
12 16 (14.41%) TCP/IP
13 13 (11.71%) VPLS
14 12 (10.81%) Cisco Wireless
14 12 (10.81%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.90%) Firebug
1 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (27.93%) Telecoms
2 30 (27.03%) Finance
3 8 (7.21%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (76.58%) Network Engineer
2 25 (22.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (15.32%) Broadband Engineer
4 16 (14.41%) IP Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) IP Network Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Network Support
7 9 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Test Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Voice Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Voice Network Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Juniper Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Operations Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.90%) Ajax
2 1 (0.90%) CSS
2 1 (0.90%) CSS3
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.90%) HTML5
2 1 (0.90%) JSP
2 1 (0.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.41%) Clustering
5 5 (4.50%) Equities
6 3 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.70%) User Experience
7 2 (1.80%) Eurex
7 2 (1.80%) Fintech
7 2 (1.80%) IPTV
7 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.90%) Statistics
8 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.14%) Linux
2 15 (13.51%) Unix
3 9 (8.11%) Windows
4 8 (7.21%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.90%) CentOS
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.82%) Network Design
2 14 (12.61%) ITIL
3 12 (10.81%) Test Automation
4 10 (9.01%) Change Management
5 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.11%) Business Continuity
5 9 (8.11%) Functional Testing
5 9 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (8.11%) Project Management
6 7 (6.31%) Low Latency
6 7 (6.31%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.50%) High Availability
7 5 (4.50%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.50%) Network Optimisation
7 5 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.60%) Change Control
8 4 (3.60%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (2.70%) HOOD
9 3 (2.70%) Migration
9 3 (2.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.23%) Python
2 10 (9.01%) Bash Shell
3 9 (8.11%) Perl
4 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.80%) Tcl
6 1 (0.90%) Java
6 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (42.34%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (36.04%) CCNP
3 13 (11.71%) CCNA
4 9 (8.11%) Degree
5 6 (5.41%) CCIE
6 3 (2.70%) CCIP
6 3 (2.70%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.80%) CCDP
7 2 (1.80%) CCSE
7 2 (1.80%) CCSP
8 1 (0.90%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.90%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) PCI DSS
1 7 (6.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.70%) KVM
3 2 (1.80%) Firmware
3 2 (1.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Ansible
2 7 (6.31%) FortiGate
3 6 (5.41%) Nagios
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.70%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.90%) Cacti
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (69.37%) Cisco
2 28 (25.23%) Juniper
3 21 (18.92%) Nokia
4 20 (18.02%) F5
5 15 (13.51%) CheckPoint
5 15 (13.51%) Palo Alto
6 11 (9.91%) VMware
7 10 (9.01%) Fortinet
8 9 (8.11%) Huawei
9 7 (6.31%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.50%) Avaya
10 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.50%) Sourcefire
11 4 (3.60%) Splunk
12 3 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (2.70%) Citrix
12 3 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (2.70%) SevOne
13 2 (1.80%) Dell
13 2 (1.80%) HP
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