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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 128 245 171
Rank change year-on-year
+117 -74
Permanent jobs citing BGP 209 75 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.02% 0.71% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.70% 4.60% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 194 71 122
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +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
1954 1631 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.89% 15.51% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1383 2025
Average salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 4 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 4 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.

1 351 (92.61%) Cisco
2 234 (61.74%) MPLS
3 231 (60.95%) Firewall
4 226 (59.63%) Cisco Certification
5 219 (57.78%) OSPF
6 191 (50.40%) EIGRP
7 180 (47.49%) CCNP
8 176 (46.44%) WAN
9 175 (46.17%) VPN
10 133 (35.09%) Finance
11 129 (34.04%) Juniper
12 127 (33.51%) LAN
13 109 (28.76%) Cisco ASA
14 105 (27.70%) Wireless
15 103 (27.18%) Network Security
16 101 (26.65%) CCNA
17 100 (26.39%) Cisco Nexus
18 98 (25.86%) Telecoms
19 96 (25.33%) F5
20 94 (24.80%) CheckPoint
21 89 (23.48%) Linux
21 89 (23.48%) VPLS
22 83 (21.90%) HSRP
23 80 (21.11%) TCP/IP
24 79 (20.84%) Network Design
25 76 (20.05%) Cisco IOS
26 68 (17.94%) VLAN
26 68 (17.94%) DNS
26 68 (17.94%) ITIL
27 62 (16.36%) IPsec

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 (2.90%) Lync
2 5 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.06%) nginx
3 4 (1.06%) Apache
4 3 (0.79%) Zope
4 3 (0.79%) Plone
4 3 (0.79%) ejabberd
5 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.26%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.11%) IaaS
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 234 (61.74%) MPLS
2 231 (60.95%) Firewall
3 219 (57.78%) OSPF
4 191 (50.40%) EIGRP
5 176 (46.44%) WAN
6 175 (46.17%) VPN
7 127 (33.51%) LAN
8 109 (28.76%) Cisco ASA
9 105 (27.70%) Wireless
10 103 (27.18%) Network Security
11 100 (26.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 89 (23.48%) VPLS
13 83 (21.90%) HSRP
14 80 (21.11%) TCP/IP
15 76 (20.05%) Cisco IOS
16 68 (17.94%) VLAN
16 68 (17.94%) DNS
17 62 (16.36%) IPsec
18 57 (15.04%) SSL
19 56 (14.78%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.11%) MySQL
2 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.79%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Emacs
2 1 (0.26%) Subversion
2 1 (0.26%) Hudson
2 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.26%) JIRA
2 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 133 (35.09%) Finance
2 98 (25.86%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.60%) Advertising
4 20 (5.28%) Financial Institution
5 13 (3.43%) Banking
6 8 (2.11%) Marketing
6 8 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.11%) Electronics
7 5 (1.32%) Retail
7 5 (1.32%) Billing
8 4 (1.06%) International Banking
8 4 (1.06%) Legal
9 3 (0.79%) Games
9 3 (0.79%) Publishing
9 3 (0.79%) Back Office
9 3 (0.79%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 219 (57.78%) Network Engineer
2 48 (12.66%) Senior Network Engineer
3 44 (11.61%) Network Support
4 42 (11.08%) Consultant
5 40 (10.55%) IP Engineer
6 34 (8.97%) Support Engineer
7 31 (8.18%) Security Engineer
8 30 (7.92%) Network Support Engineer
9 28 (7.39%) Network Consultant
10 25 (6.60%) IP Network Engineer
11 21 (5.54%) Network Security Engineer
12 19 (5.01%) Design Engineer
13 15 (3.96%) Implementation Engineer
14 14 (3.69%) Senior Consultant
14 14 (3.69%) Network Design Engineer
15 12 (3.17%) Team Leader
16 11 (2.90%) Network Team Leader
17 10 (2.64%) Test Engineer
17 10 (2.64%) Cisco Engineer
18 9 (2.37%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.90%) XMPP
2 7 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (0.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.69%) Client/Server
3 11 (2.90%) Hedge funds
3 11 (2.90%) Derivative
4 8 (2.11%) DTV
4 8 (2.11%) Equities
4 8 (2.11%) IVR
5 7 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.58%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.79%) AVVID
9 3 (0.79%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.53%) User Experience
10 2 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.26%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.26%) Replication
11 1 (0.26%) PKI
11 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 89 (23.48%) Linux
2 48 (12.66%) Windows
3 32 (8.44%) UNIX
4 11 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.11%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.85%) CentOS
8 5 (1.32%) Solaris
9 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.06%) Debian
10 3 (0.79%) OpenBSD
10 3 (0.79%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.84%) Network Design
2 68 (17.94%) ITIL
3 50 (13.19%) Load Balancing
4 35 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (8.18%) Network Management
6 23 (6.07%) Low Latency
7 19 (5.01%) Project Management
7 19 (5.01%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (4.75%) Validation
8 18 (4.75%) Service Management
9 17 (4.49%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (3.69%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (3.69%) Migration
11 13 (3.43%) Service Delivery
11 13 (3.43%) ITSM
11 13 (3.43%) WAN Optimisation
12 12 (3.17%) Project Planning
13 10 (2.64%) Incident Management
13 10 (2.64%) Test Automation
13 10 (2.64%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.86%) Python
2 21 (5.54%) Perl
3 16 (4.22%) PHP
4 10 (2.64%) Tcl
5 5 (1.32%) C
6 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.06%) SQL
7 3 (0.79%) Ruby
7 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.26%) Java
8 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 226 (59.63%) Cisco Certification
2 180 (47.49%) CCNP
3 101 (26.65%) CCNA
4 55 (14.51%) CCIE
5 49 (12.93%) Degree
6 20 (5.28%) CCSA
7 19 (5.01%) CCDP
8 15 (3.96%) CCIP
8 15 (3.96%) Security Cleared
9 12 (3.17%) JNCIA
10 9 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.11%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.85%) CCSE
13 6 (1.58%) CCDA
14 4 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.79%) CCVP
15 3 (0.79%) JNCIS
15 3 (0.79%) CCSP
15 3 (0.79%) MCSE
15 3 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.82%) SLA
2 18 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.43%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.06%) QA
4 4 (1.06%) COBIT
5 3 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.06%) vSphere
4 4 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.06%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.06%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.79%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (0.79%) Varnish
5 3 (0.79%) Ceph
6 1 (0.26%) Samba
6 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.26%) NFS
6 1 (0.26%) Firmware
6 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.26%) vCloud
6 1 (0.26%) Postfix
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (6.07%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (4.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (3.96%) Nagios
4 13 (3.43%) OPNET
5 11 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (2.37%) FortiGate
7 8 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
8 6 (1.58%) Cacti
9 5 (1.32%) SCOM
9 5 (1.32%) Graphite
10 4 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.79%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.79%) Ansible
11 3 (0.79%) Ganeti
11 3 (0.79%) Bacula
12 2 (0.53%) SELinux
12 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.53%) Puppet
13 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 351 (92.61%) Cisco
2 129 (34.04%) Juniper
3 96 (25.33%) F5
4 94 (24.80%) CheckPoint
5 55 (14.51%) VMware
6 52 (13.72%) SolarWinds
7 50 (13.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 44 (11.61%) HP
9 41 (10.82%) Citrix
10 34 (8.97%) Riverbed
11 30 (7.92%) Microsoft
12 27 (7.12%) Fortinet
13 21 (5.54%) Red Hat
14 18 (4.75%) Aruba
15 15 (3.96%) Avaya
16 11 (2.90%) Nortel
17 9 (2.37%) Nokia
18 8 (2.11%) Ipanema Technologies
18 8 (2.11%) SAP
19 7 (1.85%) Foundry
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
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Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £62000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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