The table below looks at the statistics for BGP 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 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 355 294 411
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +117
Permanent jobs citing BGP 837 1069 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.87% 1.03% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.97% 5.62% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 695 848 583
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
BGP
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
16857 19023 19438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.42% 18.36% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14115 15178 15440
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in England

BGP
Salary Trend in England

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

BGP Salary Trend in England

BGP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in England

BGP
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
London -106 295 £57,500 +4.54% 32
South East -9 262 £46,000 -8.00% 19
East of England +24 77 £49,000 +3.15% 5
West Midlands +16 77 £50,000 - 12
Yorkshire +31 57 £45,000 -10.00% 8
North West -2 44 £36,500 -8.75% 11
South West +16 39 £40,000 -36.00% 4
East Midlands -16 13 £47,500 - 1
North East -1 7 £36,000 -28.00% 6
Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 1368 (82.56%) Cisco
2 1299 (78.39%) OSPF
3 1079 (65.12%) Cisco Certification
4 1060 (63.97%) MPLS
5 964 (58.18%) Firewall
6 894 (53.95%) CCNP
7 818 (49.37%) WAN
8 759 (45.81%) Juniper
9 728 (43.93%) VPN
10 645 (38.93%) LAN
11 617 (37.24%) EIGRP
12 473 (28.55%) TCP/IP
13 461 (27.82%) Cisco ASA
14 439 (26.49%) CCNA
15 432 (26.07%) Data Centre
16 422 (25.47%) F5
17 389 (23.48%) Wireless
18 381 (22.99%) Cisco Nexus
19 353 (21.30%) CheckPoint
20 351 (21.18%) IPsec
21 347 (20.94%) Linux
22 340 (20.52%) Network Security
23 338 (20.40%) Telecoms
24 322 (19.43%) VoIP
25 300 (18.11%) VLAN
26 295 (17.80%) Finance
27 276 (16.66%) Load Balancing
28 273 (16.48%) VMware
29 267 (16.11%) SSL
30 242 (14.60%) DNS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 50 (3.02%) Apache
2 47 (2.84%) Skype for Business
3 36 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.39%) OpenStack
5 19 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (1.15%) IIS
6 17 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (0.72%) nginx
9 9 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.48%) Node.js
11 5 (0.30%) Confluence
11 5 (0.30%) Zimbra
12 3 (0.18%) MediaWiki
12 3 (0.18%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.12%) uWSGI
14 1 (0.060%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.060%) SAS
Applications
1 81 (4.89%) MS Visio
2 80 (4.83%) MS Excel
3 47 (2.84%) MS Office
4 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.47%) IaaS
2 37 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.09%) SaaS
4 11 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.48%) Office 365
6 7 (0.42%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.42%) PaaS
7 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.060%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1299 (78.39%) OSPF
2 1060 (63.97%) MPLS
3 964 (58.18%) Firewall
4 818 (49.37%) WAN
5 728 (43.93%) VPN
6 645 (38.93%) LAN
7 617 (37.24%) EIGRP
8 473 (28.55%) TCP/IP
9 461 (27.82%) Cisco ASA
10 389 (23.48%) Wireless
11 381 (22.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 351 (21.18%) IPsec
13 340 (20.52%) Network Security
14 322 (19.43%) VoIP
15 300 (18.11%) VLAN
16 267 (16.11%) SSL
17 242 (14.60%) DNS
18 235 (14.18%) HSRP
19 228 (13.76%) Cisco IOS
20 213 (12.85%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (3.50%) MySQL
2 31 (1.87%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (0.78%) Big Data
5 12 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.30%) Informix
7 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.18%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.12%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.060%) DB2
10 1 (0.060%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.060%) Redis
10 1 (0.060%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 15 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 14 (0.84%) JIRA
2 14 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 13 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.54%) git-flow
5 7 (0.42%) Subversion
6 4 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.18%) Hudson
7 3 (0.18%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.060%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 338 (20.40%) Telecoms
2 295 (17.80%) Finance
3 113 (6.82%) Banking
4 34 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 30 (1.81%) Marketing
6 27 (1.63%) German Language
7 26 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.33%) French Language
9 20 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.09%) Games
11 15 (0.91%) Legal
12 14 (0.84%) Electronics
12 14 (0.84%) Italian Language
13 12 (0.72%) Online Betting
14 8 (0.48%) Law
14 8 (0.48%) Retail
15 7 (0.42%) Publishing
16 6 (0.36%) Billing
17 5 (0.30%) Advertising
18 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 938 (56.61%) Network Engineer
2 280 (16.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 271 (16.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 245 (14.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 153 (9.23%) Support Engineer
6 148 (8.93%) Network Support
7 144 (8.69%) Consultant
8 131 (7.91%) Security Engineer
9 118 (7.12%) Network Security Engineer
10 114 (6.88%) Network Support Engineer
11 98 (5.91%) Network Consultant
12 93 (5.61%) Juniper Engineer
13 80 (4.83%) NOC Engineer
14 76 (4.59%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 75 (4.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
16 74 (4.47%) Analyst
17 71 (4.28%) Architect
18 69 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 65 (3.92%) Network Analyst
20 62 (3.74%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (4.47%) 802.1X
2 42 (2.53%) LAMP
3 32 (1.93%) XMPP
4 18 (1.09%) Web Services
5 9 (0.54%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (0.36%) CSS
7 5 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (0.30%) XML
8 4 (0.24%) Unreal Engine
9 3 (0.18%) HTML
9 3 (0.18%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (0.18%) Middleware
9 3 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.12%) Django
10 2 (0.12%) FreeSWITCH
10 2 (0.12%) PHP-FPM
10 2 (0.12%) RFC 2547
10 2 (0.12%) Ultra Messaging
10 2 (0.12%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 432 (26.07%) Data Centre
2 107 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (3.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 50 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.35%) Private Cloud
7 36 (2.17%) Clustering
8 33 (1.99%) IPTV
9 29 (1.75%) PKI
10 27 (1.63%) Over-the-Top Content
11 18 (1.09%) Driving Licence
11 18 (1.09%) IVR
12 16 (0.97%) Mathematics
13 14 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (0.66%) Wiki
15 10 (0.60%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.54%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.54%) Fintech
16 9 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
17 8 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 347 (20.94%) Linux
2 203 (12.25%) Windows
3 106 (6.40%) Unix
4 100 (6.04%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (1.63%) Debian
9 21 (1.27%) CatOS
10 17 (1.03%) CentOS
11 16 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (0.78%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.66%) Android
13 11 (0.66%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.48%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.42%) Solaris
16 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.18%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.060%) AIX
17 1 (0.060%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (16.66%) Load Balancing
2 241 (14.54%) ITIL
3 216 (13.04%) Network Design
4 180 (10.86%) High Availability
5 178 (10.74%) Presales
6 164 (9.90%) Network Management
7 146 (8.81%) Network Monitoring
8 112 (6.76%) Change Management
9 102 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 91 (5.49%) Project Management
11 83 (5.01%) Capacity Planning
11 83 (5.01%) Mentoring
12 69 (4.16%) Service Delivery
13 68 (4.10%) Migration
14 64 (3.86%) Change Control
15 60 (3.62%) WAN Optimisation
16 52 (3.14%) Network Architecture
17 51 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
18 49 (2.96%) DDoS Mitigation
19 46 (2.78%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 101 (6.10%) Python
2 87 (5.25%) Perl
3 65 (3.92%) Bash Shell
4 50 (3.02%) PHP
5 37 (2.23%) SQL
6 19 (1.15%) C
6 19 (1.15%) Shell Script
7 17 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 16 (0.97%) Ruby
9 9 (0.54%) Java
10 8 (0.48%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.48%) PHP 5
11 7 (0.42%) Tcl
12 6 (0.36%) VB
13 2 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 1079 (65.12%) Cisco Certification
2 894 (53.95%) CCNP
3 439 (26.49%) CCNA
4 229 (13.82%) CCIE
5 108 (6.52%) Security Cleared
6 107 (6.46%) Degree
7 103 (6.22%) JNCIA
8 97 (5.85%) SC Cleared
9 94 (5.67%) CCDP
10 78 (4.71%) JNCIS
11 68 (4.10%) CCSP
12 60 (3.62%) CCDA
13 51 (3.08%) JNCIP
14 50 (3.02%) CCSE
15 49 (2.96%) CCIP
16 46 (2.78%) CCSA
17 38 (2.29%) CCVP
18 24 (1.45%) DV Cleared
19 23 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (9.11%) SLA
2 39 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.42%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.30%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.18%) QA
8 1 (0.060%) SAS 70
System Software
1 155 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.05%) vSphere
4 29 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.57%) XenApp
6 19 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (1.03%) NFS
8 14 (0.84%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.78%) vCloud
10 11 (0.66%) Docker
10 11 (0.66%) Postfix
11 9 (0.54%) KVM
11 9 (0.54%) Xen
12 8 (0.48%) iptables
13 7 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.42%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.30%) Firmware
15 5 (0.30%) Snort
15 5 (0.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 54 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 48 (2.90%) FortiGate
3 46 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
4 44 (2.66%) Nagios
5 35 (2.11%) Cacti
5 35 (2.11%) Puppet
6 24 (1.45%) HP NNM
7 23 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
8 22 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
9 20 (1.21%) SCCM
10 19 (1.15%) Netcool
11 17 (1.03%) OpenView
11 17 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (0.84%) ZABBIX
13 13 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
14 12 (0.72%) OpenNMS
15 11 (0.66%) CFEngine
15 11 (0.66%) Graphite
15 11 (0.66%) SCOrch
16 10 (0.60%) logstash
Vendors
1 1368 (82.56%) Cisco
2 759 (45.81%) Juniper
3 422 (25.47%) F5
4 353 (21.30%) CheckPoint
5 273 (16.48%) VMware
6 171 (10.32%) Microsoft
7 170 (10.26%) Palo Alto
8 144 (8.69%) SolarWinds
9 131 (7.91%) HP
10 93 (5.61%) Riverbed
11 84 (5.07%) Citrix
12 80 (4.83%) Brocade
13 66 (3.98%) Fortinet
14 52 (3.14%) Red Hat
15 42 (2.53%) Aruba
16 39 (2.35%) Blue Coat
17 33 (1.99%) Avaya
18 31 (1.87%) Splunk
19 26 (1.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 26 (1.57%) Extreme Networks
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum competitive benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary c£40,000 - £50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum + Significant bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £33,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Salary: £33,963 - 37,191 per year
Posted: 3 days ago