The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 356 318 324
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 755 834 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.82% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.91% 4.45% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 625 671 726
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19294 18739 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.62% 18.40% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15599 15157 16682
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -30 354 £55,000 - 50
South East -104 165 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Yorkshire -1 111 £38,750 -13.88% 10
East of England +19 49 £50,000 +5.26% 9
West Midlands -25 22 £47,500 -13.63% 7
South West -10 20 £60,000 +26.31% 4
East Midlands -9 18 £45,000 -25.00% 2
North West +2 13 £32,500 -18.75% 3
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1363 (90.56%) Cisco
2 1080 (71.76%) OSPF
3 901 (59.87%) MPLS
4 891 (59.20%) Firewall
5 874 (58.07%) Cisco Certification
6 641 (42.59%) CCNP
7 631 (41.93%) WAN
8 579 (38.47%) EIGRP
9 547 (36.35%) Juniper
10 516 (34.29%) LAN
11 475 (31.56%) TCP/IP
12 451 (29.97%) VPN
13 390 (25.91%) DNS
14 378 (25.12%) Linux
15 366 (24.32%) CheckPoint
16 356 (23.65%) CCNA
17 348 (23.12%) Cisco ASA
18 333 (22.13%) F5
19 316 (21.00%) Telecoms
20 304 (20.20%) Finance
21 283 (18.80%) Load Balancing
22 280 (18.60%) VoIP
23 278 (18.47%) Windows
24 269 (17.87%) Cisco Nexus
25 266 (17.67%) Cisco IOS
26 259 (17.21%) Internet
27 256 (17.01%) IPsec
28 254 (16.88%) Network Management
29 248 (16.48%) VMware
30 247 (16.41%) Network Security

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 89 (5.91%) IIS
2 87 (5.78%) Apache
3 57 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 49 (3.26%) MS Exchange
5 39 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (1.73%) Lync
7 19 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.47%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.33%) nginx
12 4 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.27%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.20%) Confluence
13 3 (0.20%) SAS
14 1 (0.066%) MTS
14 1 (0.066%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.066%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 85 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.72%) MS Office
3 31 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.66%) SaaS
2 16 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.27%) Office 365
5 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.066%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1080 (71.76%) OSPF
2 901 (59.87%) MPLS
3 891 (59.20%) Firewall
4 631 (41.93%) WAN
5 579 (38.47%) EIGRP
6 516 (34.29%) LAN
7 475 (31.56%) TCP/IP
8 451 (29.97%) VPN
9 390 (25.91%) DNS
10 348 (23.12%) Cisco ASA
11 280 (18.60%) VoIP
12 269 (17.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 266 (17.67%) Cisco IOS
14 259 (17.21%) Internet
15 256 (17.01%) IPsec
16 247 (16.41%) Network Security
17 190 (12.62%) SSL
18 188 (12.49%) VLAN
19 187 (12.43%) Wireless
20 175 (11.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (3.19%) MySQL
2 28 (1.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (0.47%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.27%) Big Data
5 3 (0.20%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.20%) MS Access
6 2 (0.13%) OLAP
6 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.066%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.066%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.066%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (0.47%) Subversion
2 7 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.40%) JIRA
4 3 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.20%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.13%) Maven
6 1 (0.066%) Hudson
General
1 316 (21.00%) Telecoms
2 304 (20.20%) Finance
3 96 (6.38%) Banking
4 71 (4.72%) Retail
5 47 (3.12%) Billing
6 39 (2.59%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.66%) Advertising
8 15 (1.00%) Publishing
9 13 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.66%) Back Office
11 10 (0.66%) Marketing
12 9 (0.60%) Games
12 9 (0.60%) Legal
13 7 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.27%) Front Office
15 3 (0.20%) Law
16 2 (0.13%) Electronics
16 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 845 (56.15%) Network Engineer
2 204 (13.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 107 (7.11%) Security Engineer
4 101 (6.71%) IP Engineer
5 82 (5.45%) Architect
6 80 (5.32%) Network Security Engineer
7 79 (5.25%) Support Engineer
8 76 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 72 (4.78%) Network Support
10 70 (4.65%) Consultant
11 69 (4.58%) Network Architect
12 68 (4.52%) Design Engineer
13 66 (4.39%) Team Leader
14 57 (3.79%) Network Specialist
15 55 (3.65%) Senior Security Engineer
15 55 (3.65%) Network Support Engineer
16 52 (3.46%) Analyst
17 51 (3.39%) Network Consultant
17 51 (3.39%) Senior IP Engineer
18 50 (3.32%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (3.79%) SOAP
2 11 (0.73%) LAMP
3 10 (0.66%) HTML
4 7 (0.47%) CSS
4 7 (0.47%) Apache Flex
5 6 (0.40%) .NET
6 5 (0.33%) Middleware
7 4 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.13%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.066%) DCOM
9 1 (0.066%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.066%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 82 (5.45%) Clustering
2 62 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 50 (3.32%) Smartphone
4 38 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
5 31 (2.06%) Hedge funds
6 23 (1.53%) Open Source
7 19 (1.26%) Fat Client
7 19 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 16 (1.06%) Statistics
9 15 (1.00%) Equities
9 15 (1.00%) Digital Media
10 11 (0.73%) Derivative
11 10 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (0.53%) Firmware
12 8 (0.53%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.53%) PKI
13 6 (0.40%) SecurID
13 6 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 378 (25.12%) Linux
2 278 (18.47%) Windows
3 190 (12.62%) UNIX
4 100 (6.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 63 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (2.66%) CentOS
7 34 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.53%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.06%) Windows XP
11 13 (0.86%) Solaris
12 12 (0.80%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.73%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.53%) Debian
15 4 (0.27%) VMS
15 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.20%) SUSE
17 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
18 1 (0.066%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (18.80%) Load Balancing
2 254 (16.88%) Network Management
3 217 (14.42%) Network Design
4 169 (11.23%) E-Commerce
5 135 (8.97%) ITIL
6 94 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 78 (5.18%) Low Latency
8 77 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
9 72 (4.78%) Network Architecture
10 62 (4.12%) Project Management
11 59 (3.92%) Change Management
12 47 (3.12%) Service Delivery
13 42 (2.79%) Capacity Planning
14 35 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (2.19%) Configuration Management
16 32 (2.13%) Validation
17 29 (1.93%) Test Automation
18 27 (1.79%) Migration
18 27 (1.79%) Problem Management
19 23 (1.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 154 (10.23%) Perl
2 102 (6.78%) Bash Shell
3 71 (4.72%) Java
4 57 (3.79%) PowerShell
5 53 (3.52%) Python
6 49 (3.26%) Lisp
7 39 (2.59%) SQL
8 33 (2.19%) Shell Script
9 28 (1.86%) PHP
10 15 (1.00%) C
11 11 (0.73%) Tcl
12 7 (0.47%) Ruby
13 6 (0.40%) PowerHouse
14 4 (0.27%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.13%) C#
16 1 (0.066%) C++
Qualifications
1 874 (58.07%) Cisco Certification
2 641 (42.59%) CCNP
3 356 (23.65%) CCNA
4 209 (13.89%) CCIE
5 120 (7.97%) Degree
6 110 (7.31%) CCSE
7 83 (5.51%) CCSA
8 80 (5.32%) CCIP
9 66 (4.39%) CCDP
10 54 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 50 (3.32%) Security Cleared
12 47 (3.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 45 (2.99%) MCSE
14 38 (2.52%) JNCIA
15 37 (2.46%) JNCIE
16 34 (2.26%) RHCE
17 33 (2.19%) MCSA
18 32 (2.13%) JNCIS
19 30 (1.99%) CCSP
19 30 (1.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (6.91%) PCI DSS
2 76 (5.05%) SLA
3 21 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.66%) HL7
5 6 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.20%) COBIT
7 3 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 176 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (4.78%) Active Directory
3 68 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
4 46 (3.06%) vSphere
5 21 (1.40%) XenApp
6 18 (1.20%) XenServer
7 17 (1.13%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.86%) VMware ESX
8 13 (0.86%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.66%) Postfix
10 9 (0.60%) ProxySG
11 7 (0.47%) vCloud
12 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.27%) Snort
13 4 (0.27%) Squid
13 4 (0.27%) Xen
13 4 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.27%) KVM
13 4 (0.27%) UAG
14 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 95 (6.31%) CiscoWorks
2 76 (5.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 70 (4.65%) HP NNM
4 48 (3.19%) Nagios
5 45 (2.99%) Cacti
6 38 (2.52%) SolarWinds Orion
7 28 (1.86%) OpenView
8 27 (1.79%) Backup Exec
8 27 (1.79%) Puppet
9 20 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
10 19 (1.26%) Netcool
11 17 (1.13%) FortiGate
12 16 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
13 14 (0.93%) SmokePing
14 13 (0.86%) Zenoss
15 11 (0.73%) ZABBIX
16 10 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
17 9 (0.60%) Foglight
18 8 (0.53%) SCCM
18 8 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1363 (90.56%) Cisco
2 547 (36.35%) Juniper
3 366 (24.32%) CheckPoint
4 333 (22.13%) F5
5 248 (16.48%) VMware
6 157 (10.43%) HP
7 124 (8.24%) Red Hat
8 108 (7.18%) Microsoft
9 107 (7.11%) Citrix
10 92 (6.11%) SolarWinds
11 75 (4.98%) Fortinet
12 62 (4.12%) Blue Coat
13 53 (3.52%) Aruba
14 50 (3.32%) Dell
15 46 (3.06%) Motorola
16 45 (2.99%) Riverbed
17 43 (2.86%) Brocade
18 41 (2.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 35 (2.33%) Huawei
20 31 (2.06%) Nortel
Watford, Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellenty Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package + shares
Posted: 2 days ago