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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 294 361 354
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 982 685 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.98% 0.70% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 4.07% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 816 556 634
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.44%
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
18163 16838 20270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.21% 17.18% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14710 13238 16651
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
London +120 482 £53,000 -3.63% 40
South East +46 266 £48,000 +6.66% 28
North West +6 66 £37,500 -25.00% 10
East of England +24 64 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Yorkshire -55 44 £50,000 +25.00% 8
West Midlands -14 38 £49,250 +31.33% 10
South West -10 11 £65,000 +60.49% 7
North East -9 8 £50,000 +53.84%
East Midlands +24 4 £60,000 +46.34% 2
Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1796 (89.67%) Cisco
2 1446 (72.19%) OSPF
3 1410 (70.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1264 (63.11%) Firewall
5 1151 (57.46%) MPLS
6 1113 (55.57%) CCNP
7 851 (42.49%) WAN
8 806 (40.24%) EIGRP
9 790 (39.44%) VPN
10 748 (37.34%) Juniper
11 650 (32.45%) LAN
12 618 (30.85%) Cisco ASA
13 601 (30.00%) CCNA
14 555 (27.71%) TCP/IP
15 528 (26.36%) Network Security
16 522 (26.06%) CheckPoint
17 513 (25.61%) F5
18 510 (25.46%) Cisco Nexus
19 464 (23.17%) Linux
20 416 (20.77%) Wireless
21 401 (20.02%) VMware
22 397 (19.82%) IPsec
23 380 (18.97%) Finance
24 379 (18.92%) DNS
25 350 (17.47%) ITIL
26 341 (17.02%) VoIP
27 332 (16.58%) HSRP
28 330 (16.48%) Cisco IOS
29 319 (15.93%) Telecoms
30 317 (15.83%) Network Design

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 87 (4.34%) Lync
2 83 (4.14%) MS Exchange
3 68 (3.39%) Apache
4 32 (1.60%) IIS
5 25 (1.25%) nginx
6 18 (0.90%) Confluence
7 14 (0.70%) MediaWiki
8 13 (0.65%) Moodle
9 12 (0.60%) SharePoint
9 12 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.15%) Zope
15 3 (0.15%) Plone
15 3 (0.15%) ejabberd
16 2 (0.100%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.100%) Tomcat
Applications
1 105 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 98 (4.89%) MS Visio
3 67 (3.34%) MS Office
4 4 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.100%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.70%) IaaS
2 27 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (1.20%) Office 365
4 22 (1.10%) SaaS
5 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.30%) PaaS
8 2 (0.100%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.100%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.100%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1446 (72.19%) OSPF
2 1264 (63.11%) Firewall
3 1151 (57.46%) MPLS
4 851 (42.49%) WAN
5 806 (40.24%) EIGRP
6 790 (39.44%) VPN
7 650 (32.45%) LAN
8 618 (30.85%) Cisco ASA
9 555 (27.71%) TCP/IP
10 528 (26.36%) Network Security
11 510 (25.46%) Cisco Nexus
12 416 (20.77%) Wireless
13 397 (19.82%) IPsec
14 379 (18.92%) DNS
15 341 (17.02%) VoIP
16 332 (16.58%) HSRP
17 330 (16.48%) Cisco IOS
18 310 (15.48%) VLAN
19 272 (13.58%) SSL
20 229 (11.43%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (2.85%) MySQL
2 32 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (1.50%) SQL Server
4 17 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 11 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 10 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.25%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.15%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.100%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.100%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.050%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 24 (1.20%) JIRA
3 23 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 22 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 21 (1.05%) Hudson
6 18 (0.90%) Subversion
7 3 (0.15%) Emacs
8 1 (0.050%) Maven
General
1 380 (18.97%) Finance
2 319 (15.93%) Telecoms
3 86 (4.29%) Banking
4 57 (2.85%) Retail
5 42 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 40 (2.00%) Advertising
7 23 (1.15%) Law
8 22 (1.10%) Games
9 21 (1.05%) French Language
10 20 (1.00%) Marketing
11 18 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 16 (0.80%) Legal
12 16 (0.80%) Back Office
13 11 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.55%) German Language
14 10 (0.50%) Electronics
15 9 (0.45%) Billing
16 6 (0.30%) Japanese Language
17 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1114 (55.62%) Network Engineer
2 297 (14.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 189 (9.44%) Consultant
4 146 (7.29%) Support Engineer
5 121 (6.04%) Network Support
6 106 (5.29%) Network Specialist
7 105 (5.24%) Network Consultant
8 98 (4.89%) Architect
9 90 (4.49%) Security Engineer
10 86 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
11 83 (4.14%) Cisco Engineer
12 78 (3.89%) Network Security Engineer
13 71 (3.54%) Network Architect
13 71 (3.54%) IP Engineer
14 70 (3.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 70 (3.49%) Design Engineer
15 58 (2.90%) Security Specialist
16 57 (2.85%) Network Design Engineer
16 57 (2.85%) Analyst
17 56 (2.80%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.20%) LAMP
2 17 (0.85%) XMPP
3 7 (0.35%) SOAP
3 7 (0.35%) Web Services
4 6 (0.30%) Middleware
4 6 (0.30%) Silverlight
4 6 (0.30%) CSS
5 5 (0.25%) HTML
6 4 (0.20%) .NET
6 4 (0.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (0.15%) RESTful
8 2 (0.100%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (0.100%) XML
8 2 (0.100%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.100%) ISPF
9 1 (0.050%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 130 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 50 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 49 (2.45%) Clustering
5 36 (1.80%) Hedge funds
6 31 (1.55%) Fat Client
6 31 (1.55%) Thin Client
7 29 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 24 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 18 (0.90%) Statistics
10 16 (0.80%) Wiki
10 16 (0.80%) Open Source
10 16 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
11 14 (0.70%) Derivative
12 13 (0.65%) VLE
13 12 (0.60%) PKI
13 12 (0.60%) CMDB
14 10 (0.50%) Equities
14 10 (0.50%) IVR
14 10 (0.50%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 464 (23.17%) Linux
2 281 (14.03%) Windows
3 203 (10.13%) UNIX
4 59 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (2.85%) CentOS
6 56 (2.80%) Solaris
7 54 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 44 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (1.70%) Debian
11 32 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.70%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.45%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.40%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.30%) SUSE
17 5 (0.25%) OpenBSD
17 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.15%) FreeBSD
18 3 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (17.47%) ITIL
2 317 (15.83%) Network Design
2 317 (15.83%) Load Balancing
3 198 (9.89%) Network Management
4 153 (7.64%) Network Monitoring
5 148 (7.39%) Project Management
6 143 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 108 (5.39%) Service Delivery
8 106 (5.29%) Change Management
9 103 (5.14%) Mentoring
10 96 (4.79%) Network Architecture
11 78 (3.89%) Capacity Planning
12 75 (3.74%) Migration
13 72 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
14 71 (3.54%) E-Commerce
15 64 (3.20%) Service Management
16 62 (3.10%) Capacity Management
17 61 (3.05%) Incident Management
18 59 (2.95%) Change Control
19 57 (2.85%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 130 (6.49%) Perl
2 85 (4.24%) Python
3 69 (3.44%) Bash Shell
4 57 (2.85%) PHP
5 43 (2.15%) Java
6 41 (2.05%) PowerShell
7 38 (1.90%) SQL
8 36 (1.80%) Ruby
9 29 (1.45%) Tcl
10 22 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 19 (0.95%) C
12 13 (0.65%) Lisp
13 5 (0.25%) R
13 5 (0.25%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.20%) VB
15 2 (0.100%) C++
15 2 (0.100%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1410 (70.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1113 (55.57%) CCNP
3 601 (30.00%) CCNA
4 291 (14.53%) CCIE
5 178 (8.89%) Degree
6 130 (6.49%) CCDP
7 110 (5.49%) CCSE
8 99 (4.94%) CCSA
9 91 (4.54%) Security Cleared
10 84 (4.19%) CCSP
11 81 (4.04%) CCIP
12 68 (3.39%) JNCIA
13 63 (3.15%) CISSP
14 61 (3.05%) CCDA
15 48 (2.40%) SC Cleared
16 43 (2.15%) VCP4
17 33 (1.65%) JNCIS
17 33 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
18 31 (1.55%) DV Cleared
19 30 (1.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (12.28%) SLA
2 79 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 45 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.30%) QA
6 4 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.050%) BS25999
System Software
1 287 (14.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (4.94%) Active Directory
3 46 (2.30%) vSphere
4 45 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (1.95%) Hyper-V
6 35 (1.75%) XenServer
7 24 (1.20%) Postfix
8 20 (1.00%) Samba
9 19 (0.95%) Terminal Services
10 17 (0.85%) Firmware
11 14 (0.70%) XenApp
12 13 (0.65%) VMware ESX
13 11 (0.55%) KVM
14 10 (0.50%) ProxySG
15 9 (0.45%) Xen
16 6 (0.30%) XenDesktop
16 6 (0.30%) vCloud
17 5 (0.25%) UAG
17 5 (0.25%) OpenSIPS
17 5 (0.25%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 73 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 70 (3.49%) Nagios
3 65 (3.25%) CiscoWorks
4 63 (3.15%) Cisco Prime
5 56 (2.80%) Cacti
6 52 (2.60%) FortiGate
7 51 (2.55%) SolarWinds Orion
8 32 (1.60%) Puppet
9 23 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (1.15%) SCOM
10 21 (1.05%) HP NNM
10 21 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
11 20 (1.00%) OpenView
12 19 (0.95%) Cisco LMS
12 19 (0.95%) Opsview
13 15 (0.75%) ZABBIX
14 14 (0.70%) OPNET
15 11 (0.55%) Ansible
15 11 (0.55%) Salt
16 10 (0.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1796 (89.67%) Cisco
2 748 (37.34%) Juniper
3 522 (26.06%) CheckPoint
4 513 (25.61%) F5
5 401 (20.02%) VMware
6 226 (11.28%) SolarWinds
7 220 (10.98%) Microsoft
8 192 (9.59%) HP
9 150 (7.49%) Citrix
10 123 (6.14%) Riverbed
11 115 (5.74%) Fortinet
12 101 (5.04%) Red Hat
13 81 (4.04%) Blue Coat
14 65 (3.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 64 (3.20%) Avaya
16 46 (2.30%) Aruba
17 42 (2.10%) Nokia
18 41 (2.05%) Infoblox
19 36 (1.80%) Dell
20 35 (1.75%) Imperva
London
ITV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + SALARY NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago