The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 185 206 210
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 153 113 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 0.94% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 5.99% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 140 91 109
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £47,500 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2005 1886 2079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.17% 15.75% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1688 1872
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £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
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 258 (94.85%) Cisco
2 175 (64.34%) MPLS
3 154 (56.62%) OSPF
4 141 (51.84%) Cisco Certification
5 139 (51.10%) Firewall
6 136 (50.00%) WAN
7 119 (43.75%) EIGRP
8 116 (42.65%) CCNP
9 99 (36.40%) LAN
9 99 (36.40%) Finance
10 81 (29.78%) Juniper
11 79 (29.04%) Telecoms
12 75 (27.57%) TCP/IP
13 72 (26.47%) VPLS
14 66 (24.26%) F5
15 64 (23.53%) VPN
16 63 (23.16%) DNS
17 61 (22.43%) VoIP
18 60 (22.06%) Internet
19 58 (21.32%) CheckPoint
20 57 (20.96%) Network Design
21 52 (19.12%) Linux
22 49 (18.01%) Multicast
23 46 (16.91%) Wireless
24 45 (16.54%) Load Balancing
25 44 (16.18%) Network Management
26 43 (15.81%) HSRP
27 40 (14.71%) SSL
27 40 (14.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
28 39 (14.34%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.57%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.57%) Lync
3 3 (1.10%) SAS
4 2 (0.74%) Confluence
4 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.37%) Apache
5 1 (0.37%) MTS
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.31%) SaaS
2 7 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 175 (64.34%) MPLS
2 154 (56.62%) OSPF
3 139 (51.10%) Firewall
4 136 (50.00%) WAN
5 119 (43.75%) EIGRP
6 99 (36.40%) LAN
7 75 (27.57%) TCP/IP
8 72 (26.47%) VPLS
9 64 (23.53%) VPN
10 63 (23.16%) DNS
11 61 (22.43%) VoIP
12 60 (22.06%) Internet
13 49 (18.01%) Multicast
14 46 (16.91%) Wireless
15 43 (15.81%) HSRP
16 40 (14.71%) SSL
17 39 (14.34%) VLAN
18 37 (13.60%) HTTP
19 36 (13.24%) Network Security
20 35 (12.87%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 99 (36.40%) Finance
2 79 (29.04%) Telecoms
3 26 (9.56%) Banking
4 7 (2.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.74%) Back Office
5 2 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.37%) Front Office
6 1 (0.37%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 179 (65.81%) Network Engineer
2 44 (16.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 37 (13.60%) IP Engineer
4 30 (11.03%) Network Support
5 27 (9.93%) Test Engineer
6 24 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 20 (7.35%) Network Support Engineer
8 19 (6.99%) Team Leader
8 19 (6.99%) Network Team Leader
9 18 (6.62%) Security Engineer
9 18 (6.62%) Network Security Engineer
10 17 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
11 16 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 16 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
12 14 (5.15%) Firewall Engineer
13 11 (4.04%) IP Network Engineer
14 8 (2.94%) NOC Engineer
14 8 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
14 8 (2.94%) Architect
15 7 (2.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.82%) SOAP
2 2 (0.74%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.57%) Fixed Income
2 7 (2.57%) Equities
2 7 (2.57%) Derivative
3 5 (1.84%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.10%) Statistics
5 2 (0.74%) e-Health
5 2 (0.74%) SecurID
5 2 (0.74%) PKI
6 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.37%) AVVID
6 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.37%) Wiki
6 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.12%) Linux
2 30 (11.03%) UNIX
3 21 (7.72%) Windows
4 11 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.57%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.57%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.47%) CentOS
8 3 (1.10%) Solaris
9 2 (0.74%) Debian
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.96%) Network Design
2 45 (16.54%) Load Balancing
3 44 (16.18%) Network Management
4 29 (10.66%) Test Automation
5 27 (9.93%) Capacity Management
6 23 (8.46%) ITIL
7 17 (6.25%) Low Latency
8 12 (4.41%) Network Architecture
9 11 (4.04%) E-Commerce
9 11 (4.04%) Validation
10 10 (3.68%) Project Management
11 9 (3.31%) Electronic Trading
12 8 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (2.21%) Asset Management
14 5 (1.84%) Integration Acceptance Testing
14 5 (1.84%) Network Monitoring
15 4 (1.47%) Service Delivery
16 3 (1.10%) Change Management
16 3 (1.10%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.87%) Perl
2 26 (9.56%) Bash Shell
3 21 (7.72%) Python
4 18 (6.62%) Shell Script
5 12 (4.41%) PHP
6 11 (4.04%) Tcl
7 7 (2.57%) Java
8 2 (0.74%) SQL
9 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 141 (51.84%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (42.65%) CCNP
3 29 (10.66%) CCNA
4 23 (8.46%) CCIP
5 21 (7.72%) CCIE
6 18 (6.62%) Degree
7 16 (5.88%) CCSA
8 15 (5.51%) CCDP
9 14 (5.15%) CCSE
10 11 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (1.84%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.10%) CCVP
13 3 (1.10%) CCDA
14 2 (0.74%) CCSP
14 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.74%) RHCE
14 2 (0.74%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.37%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.41%) SLA
2 5 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.57%) XenServer
3 5 (1.84%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.10%) XenApp
5 2 (0.74%) Squid
6 1 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (11.03%) CiscoWorks
2 24 (8.82%) HP NNM
3 13 (4.78%) Cacti
4 11 (4.04%) Nagios
5 7 (2.57%) Puppet
5 7 (2.57%) SmokePing
6 3 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.10%) OpenView
6 3 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.37%) SCCM
8 1 (0.37%) SCOM
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 258 (94.85%) Cisco
2 81 (29.78%) Juniper
3 66 (24.26%) F5
4 58 (21.32%) CheckPoint
5 40 (14.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 36 (13.24%) HP
7 27 (9.93%) Aruba
8 22 (8.09%) SolarWinds
9 13 (4.78%) VMware
9 13 (4.78%) Fortinet
9 13 (4.78%) Dell
10 12 (4.41%) Microsoft
11 9 (3.31%) Avaya
12 7 (2.57%) Citrix
12 7 (2.57%) Brocade
13 5 (1.84%) Sun
14 4 (1.47%) Blue Coat
14 4 (1.47%) Nokia
15 3 (1.10%) Riverbed
15 3 (1.10%) ProCurve
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: + Attractive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £36k - 42k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Argyll Scott
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 per annum + GREAT COMPETITIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE!!
Posted: 8 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago