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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP-4 over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank 868 911 857
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -54
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 4 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.021% 0.067% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
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
19006 19456 20952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.31% 17.25% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15192 15452 16992
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

BGP-4
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP-4 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP-4 across the England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

BGP-4 Salary Histogram in England

BGP-4
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP-4 within the England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 3 £57,500 -
London +37 1 £37,500 -
BGP-4
UK

BGP-4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing BGP-4 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-4.

1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (50.00%) ADSL2+
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) SS7
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
5 2 (33.33%) CCDP
5 2 (33.33%) B2B
5 2 (33.33%) RIP
5 2 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) SONET
6 1 (16.67%) Junos
6 1 (16.67%) R
6 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) Multicast
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

BGP-4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing BGP-4 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-4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (50.00%) ADSL2+
4 3 (50.00%) SS7
5 2 (33.33%) RIP
6 1 (16.67%) SNMP
6 1 (16.67%) X.21
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) IPsec
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (16.67%) Junos
6 1 (16.67%) Multicast
6 1 (16.67%) SMTP
6 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Designer
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Facility Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds