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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 164 246 201
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -45
Permanent jobs citing BGP 147 91 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 0.77% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.90% 4.99% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 134 89 112
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £40,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £68,000 £70,000
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
1860 1825 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.06% 15.40% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1601 2224
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £31,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 259 (87.21%) Cisco
2 213 (71.72%) MPLS
3 195 (65.66%) Cisco Certification
4 174 (58.59%) OSPF
5 169 (56.90%) Firewall
6 159 (53.54%) CCNP
7 144 (48.48%) EIGRP
8 131 (44.11%) WAN
9 119 (40.07%) VPN
10 113 (38.05%) Juniper
11 94 (31.65%) Telecoms
12 90 (30.30%) LAN
13 88 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
14 87 (29.29%) VPLS
15 86 (28.96%) Wireless
16 85 (28.62%) Finance
17 81 (27.27%) Linux
18 79 (26.60%) Network Security
19 73 (24.58%) CCNA
20 67 (22.56%) CheckPoint
21 65 (21.89%) TCP/IP
22 61 (20.54%) F5
23 60 (20.20%) VLAN
23 60 (20.20%) Cisco Nexus
24 59 (19.87%) Cisco IOS
25 56 (18.86%) ITIL
26 51 (17.17%) HSRP
27 48 (16.16%) DNS
28 47 (15.82%) VoIP
29 44 (14.81%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (2.36%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.35%) Apache
3 4 (1.35%) ejabberd
3 4 (1.35%) nginx
3 4 (1.35%) Zope
3 4 (1.35%) Plone
4 3 (1.01%) Lync
5 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.35%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.67%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 213 (71.72%) MPLS
2 174 (58.59%) OSPF
3 169 (56.90%) Firewall
4 144 (48.48%) EIGRP
5 131 (44.11%) WAN
6 119 (40.07%) VPN
7 90 (30.30%) LAN
8 88 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
9 87 (29.29%) VPLS
10 86 (28.96%) Wireless
11 79 (26.60%) Network Security
12 65 (21.89%) TCP/IP
13 60 (20.20%) VLAN
13 60 (20.20%) Cisco Nexus
14 59 (19.87%) Cisco IOS
15 51 (17.17%) HSRP
16 48 (16.16%) DNS
17 47 (15.82%) VoIP
18 42 (14.14%) Multicast
19 40 (13.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.02%) MySQL
2 4 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.35%) MariaDB
3 2 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Emacs
2 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 94 (31.65%) Telecoms
2 85 (28.62%) Finance
3 16 (5.39%) Banking
4 14 (4.71%) Advertising
5 9 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.36%) Back Office
7 5 (1.68%) Billing
8 4 (1.35%) Games
9 3 (1.01%) International Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Publishing
9 3 (1.01%) Law
10 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) Retail
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 184 (61.95%) Network Engineer
2 47 (15.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 42 (14.14%) IP Engineer
4 34 (11.45%) Network Support
5 29 (9.76%) Security Engineer
5 29 (9.76%) IP Network Engineer
6 25 (8.42%) Network Security Engineer
7 22 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 17 (5.72%) Implementation Engineer
9 16 (5.39%) Consultant
9 16 (5.39%) Network Support Engineer
10 15 (5.05%) Test Engineer
10 15 (5.05%) Network Consultant
11 12 (4.04%) Cisco Engineer
12 10 (3.37%) Senior Security Engineer
13 9 (3.03%) Network Team Leader
13 9 (3.03%) NOC Engineer
13 9 (3.03%) Architect
13 9 (3.03%) Network Analyst
13 9 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.03%) SOAP
2 3 (1.01%) XMPP
3 1 (0.34%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.69%) IVR
3 5 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.35%) Replication
4 4 (1.35%) AVVID
4 4 (1.35%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.01%) Derivative
6 2 (0.67%) Statistics
6 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.67%) EqualLogic
6 2 (0.67%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.34%) Equities
7 1 (0.34%) e-Health
7 1 (0.34%) SecurID
7 1 (0.34%) PKI
7 1 (0.34%) DTV
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 81 (27.27%) Linux
2 37 (12.46%) Windows
3 28 (9.43%) UNIX
4 12 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.37%) CentOS
6 8 (2.69%) Solaris
7 7 (2.36%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.35%) FreeBSD
9 4 (1.35%) Debian
9 4 (1.35%) OpenBSD
9 4 (1.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.86%) ITIL
2 40 (13.47%) Network Design
3 37 (12.46%) Load Balancing
4 26 (8.75%) Network Management
5 19 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (6.06%) Low Latency
7 17 (5.72%) Test Automation
7 17 (5.72%) Project Management
8 14 (4.71%) Service Management
8 14 (4.71%) Validation
8 14 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (4.38%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (3.70%) ITSM
10 11 (3.70%) Configuration Management
11 10 (3.37%) Change Control
12 9 (3.03%) Migration
13 8 (2.69%) Incident Management
13 8 (2.69%) Network Architecture
14 7 (2.36%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.76%) Perl
2 23 (7.74%) Python
3 22 (7.41%) PHP
4 13 (4.38%) Tcl
5 11 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.69%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.36%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.68%) SQL
9 3 (1.01%) C
10 2 (0.67%) Ruby
11 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 195 (65.66%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (53.54%) CCNP
3 73 (24.58%) CCNA
4 38 (12.79%) CCIE
5 26 (8.75%) Degree
6 20 (6.73%) CCIP
7 18 (6.06%) CCSA
8 16 (5.39%) CCDP
9 13 (4.38%) Security Cleared
10 12 (4.04%) CCSE
10 12 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (3.03%) JNCIA
13 8 (2.69%) RHCE
14 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (1.68%) MCITP
16 4 (1.35%) CCVP
16 4 (1.35%) CCSP
17 3 (1.01%) MCSE
17 3 (1.01%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.08%) SLA
2 11 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 20 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.03%) vSphere
5 4 (1.35%) Varnish
5 4 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.35%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.35%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.35%) SpamAssassin
5 4 (1.35%) Ceph
6 2 (0.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.34%) vCloud
7 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (5.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (4.71%) Nagios
3 13 (4.38%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (3.37%) CiscoWorks
4 10 (3.37%) Cacti
4 10 (3.37%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (1.68%) SCOM
7 4 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.35%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.35%) Ansible
7 4 (1.35%) Ganeti
7 4 (1.35%) Bacula
8 2 (0.67%) SELinux
8 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.67%) OPNET
8 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.67%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.67%) WSUS
9 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 259 (87.21%) Cisco
2 113 (38.05%) Juniper
3 67 (22.56%) CheckPoint
4 61 (20.54%) F5
5 44 (14.81%) VMware
6 42 (14.14%) SolarWinds
7 38 (12.79%) HP
8 35 (11.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 30 (10.10%) Fortinet
10 27 (9.09%) Aruba
11 20 (6.73%) Microsoft
12 18 (6.06%) Riverbed
13 17 (5.72%) Citrix
14 16 (5.39%) Red Hat
15 15 (5.05%) Avaya
16 11 (3.70%) Nortel
16 11 (3.70%) Nokia
16 11 (3.70%) Brocade
17 9 (3.03%) Blue Coat
18 7 (2.36%) Foundry
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-37,000 + on-call allowance + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Pro Rata
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-28k + Health Cover + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
DXI
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago