The table below looks at the statistics for BGP-4 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP-4 over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank 871 929 954
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +25
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 11 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.072% 0.012% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Median salary £50,000 £59,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.96% +48.75%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 - -
BGP-4
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15203 17146 19450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.97% 16.76% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12539 14337 15416
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BGP-4
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing BGP-4 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP-4 Jobs Demand Trend in England

BGP-4
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP-4 across the England region.

BGP-4 Salary Trend in England

BGP-4
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP-4 within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +66 10 £47,500 -20.16%
South East - 1 £52,500 -
BGP-4
UK

BGP-4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing BGP-4 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 England region with a requirement for BGP-4.

1 26 (100.00%) OSPF
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco
3 24 (92.31%) LAN
3 24 (92.31%) TCP/IP
4 23 (88.46%) Firewall
5 21 (80.77%) DNS
5 21 (80.77%) Juniper
5 21 (80.77%) Network Security
6 15 (57.69%) MPLS
6 15 (57.69%) WAN
7 14 (53.85%) Linux
7 14 (53.85%) HTTP
8 13 (50.00%) ITIL
9 12 (46.15%) EIGRP
10 11 (42.31%) Internet
10 11 (42.31%) FTP
10 11 (42.31%) Banking
10 11 (42.31%) SSH
10 11 (42.31%) Wireshark
10 11 (42.31%) Load Balancing
10 11 (42.31%) tcpdump
10 11 (42.31%) snoop
10 11 (42.31%) Spanning Tree
11 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
11 10 (38.46%) RIP
11 10 (38.46%) DHCP
11 10 (38.46%) VPN

BGP-4
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) OSPF
2 24 (92.31%) LAN
2 24 (92.31%) TCP/IP
3 23 (88.46%) Firewall
4 21 (80.77%) DNS
4 21 (80.77%) Network Security
5 15 (57.69%) MPLS
5 15 (57.69%) WAN
6 14 (53.85%) HTTP
7 12 (46.15%) EIGRP
8 11 (42.31%) FTP
8 11 (42.31%) Internet
8 11 (42.31%) snoop
8 11 (42.31%) Spanning Tree
8 11 (42.31%) SSH
8 11 (42.31%) tcpdump
8 11 (42.31%) Wireshark
9 10 (38.46%) DHCP
9 10 (38.46%) RIP
9 10 (38.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
General
1 11 (42.31%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Juniper Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Check Point Support
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Support
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall Support
3 6 (23.08%) Juniper Support
3 6 (23.08%) Network Support
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) 802.1X
2 3 (11.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Internet of Things
3 5 (19.23%) PKI
4 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.54%) Clustering
5 3 (11.54%) IPTV
5 3 (11.54%) MPEG
5 3 (11.54%) Replication
5 3 (11.54%) Streaming Video
6 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) CentOS
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
2 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) Load Balancing
3 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (26.92%) DevOps
3 7 (26.92%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (11.54%) Network Design
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) CCDP
2 3 (11.54%) CCNP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) GlusterFS
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nagios
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
1 3 (11.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) Juniper
3 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (11.54%) Percona
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat