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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 298 324 366
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +42
Permanent jobs citing BGP 966 795 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.80% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.99% 4.58% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 781 664 650
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
19362 17365 21149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.16% 17.44% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15407 14236 17486
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +68 416 £55,000 +4.76% 56
South East -73 192 £42,500 -5.55% 28
Yorkshire +48 171 £42,500 +7.59% 7
East of England +35 77 £50,000 +29.03% 9
West Midlands -7 50 £52,500 +10.52% 8
South West -10 35 £41,500 -2.35% 5
East Midlands -5 18 £43,750 -29.99% 1
North West -43 8 £35,250 -25.00% 5
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1548 (90.00%) Cisco
2 1239 (72.03%) OSPF
3 1104 (64.19%) MPLS
4 1072 (62.33%) Cisco Certification
5 993 (57.73%) Firewall
6 792 (46.05%) CCNP
7 676 (39.30%) EIGRP
8 675 (39.24%) Juniper
9 664 (38.60%) WAN
10 537 (31.22%) VPN
11 522 (30.35%) LAN
12 478 (27.79%) TCP/IP
13 452 (26.28%) Linux
14 407 (23.66%) CCNA
15 405 (23.55%) CheckPoint
16 394 (22.91%) Cisco ASA
17 380 (22.09%) DNS
18 348 (20.23%) Telecoms
19 337 (19.59%) F5
20 334 (19.42%) Cisco Nexus
21 317 (18.43%) Windows
22 312 (18.14%) VMware
23 306 (17.79%) Network Security
24 301 (17.50%) Finance
25 300 (17.44%) VoIP
26 295 (17.15%) Load Balancing
27 280 (16.28%) Cisco IOS
28 270 (15.70%) IPsec
29 263 (15.29%) CCIE
30 251 (14.59%) Wireless

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 116 (6.74%) Apache
2 108 (6.28%) IIS
3 64 (3.72%) MS Exchange
4 44 (2.56%) Lync
5 41 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 16 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (0.70%) nginx
10 11 (0.64%) SharePoint
11 10 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.35%) Confluence
13 4 (0.23%) Zope
13 4 (0.23%) Plone
13 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.17%) SAS
15 2 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.12%) Moodle
Applications
1 86 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 77 (4.48%) MS Visio
3 68 (3.95%) MS Office
4 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.058%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.16%) SaaS
2 14 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.35%) Office 365
4 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.17%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.058%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.058%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1239 (72.03%) OSPF
2 1104 (64.19%) MPLS
3 993 (57.73%) Firewall
4 676 (39.30%) EIGRP
5 664 (38.60%) WAN
6 537 (31.22%) VPN
7 522 (30.35%) LAN
8 478 (27.79%) TCP/IP
9 394 (22.91%) Cisco ASA
10 380 (22.09%) DNS
11 334 (19.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 306 (17.79%) Network Security
13 300 (17.44%) VoIP
14 280 (16.28%) Cisco IOS
15 270 (15.70%) IPsec
16 251 (14.59%) Wireless
17 242 (14.07%) Internet
18 230 (13.37%) VPLS
19 212 (12.33%) VLAN
20 207 (12.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (2.56%) MySQL
2 24 (1.40%) SQL Server
3 11 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (0.52%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.23%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.17%) Big Data
8 2 (0.12%) DB2
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.058%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.058%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.058%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (0.81%) JIRA
2 10 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.35%) Subversion
5 5 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.29%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.23%) Emacs
7 2 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 348 (20.23%) Telecoms
2 301 (17.50%) Finance
3 111 (6.45%) Banking
4 67 (3.90%) Retail
5 47 (2.73%) Investment Banking
6 34 (1.98%) Billing
7 30 (1.74%) Advertising
8 17 (0.99%) Games
9 15 (0.87%) Back Office
10 14 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (0.81%) Legal
11 13 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.76%) Marketing
12 10 (0.58%) French Language
13 8 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.35%) Publishing
14 6 (0.35%) German Language
15 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.17%) Law
16 2 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 919 (53.43%) Network Engineer
2 231 (13.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 117 (6.80%) Architect
4 103 (5.99%) IP Engineer
5 99 (5.76%) Network Architect
6 93 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 85 (4.94%) Security Engineer
8 78 (4.53%) Consultant
9 77 (4.48%) Team Leader
10 73 (4.24%) Support Engineer
10 73 (4.24%) Network Support
11 71 (4.13%) Design Engineer
12 68 (3.95%) Network Security Engineer
12 68 (3.95%) Analyst
13 65 (3.78%) Network Specialist
14 60 (3.49%) Network Consultant
15 57 (3.31%) NOC Engineer
16 50 (2.91%) Network Team Leader
17 43 (2.50%) Network Support Engineer
17 43 (2.50%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.45%) SOAP
2 16 (0.93%) LAMP
3 9 (0.52%) HTML
4 8 (0.47%) Middleware
5 7 (0.41%) XMPP
6 4 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.17%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.12%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.12%) CSS
8 2 (0.12%) WSH
8 2 (0.12%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.12%) .NET
9 1 (0.058%) DCOM
9 1 (0.058%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 124 (7.21%) Clustering
2 94 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 42 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 33 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 33 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 25 (1.45%) Open Source
7 12 (0.70%) Equities
8 11 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 10 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.52%) Thin Client
10 9 (0.52%) PKI
10 9 (0.52%) Fat Client
11 8 (0.47%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.47%) Derivative
11 8 (0.47%) IVR
11 8 (0.47%) CESG
11 8 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.41%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 452 (26.28%) Linux
2 317 (18.43%) Windows
3 247 (14.36%) UNIX
4 139 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (3.66%) Solaris
7 49 (2.85%) CentOS
8 35 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.28%) Windows 7
10 22 (1.28%) Ubuntu
11 19 (1.10%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.52%) SUSE
12 9 (0.52%) Debian
13 8 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.29%) OpenBSD
15 4 (0.23%) FreeBSD
15 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.23%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (17.15%) Load Balancing
2 232 (13.49%) Network Management
3 220 (12.79%) Network Design
4 191 (11.10%) ITIL
5 189 (10.99%) E-Commerce
6 117 (6.80%) Low Latency
7 92 (5.35%) Change Management
8 89 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
9 81 (4.71%) Project Management
10 78 (4.53%) Network Architecture
11 69 (4.01%) Service Delivery
12 66 (3.84%) Mentoring
13 65 (3.78%) Capacity Management
14 53 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
15 42 (2.44%) Change Control
16 37 (2.15%) Service Management
17 36 (2.09%) Configuration Management
18 35 (2.03%) PRINCE2
18 35 (2.03%) Business Continuity
19 34 (1.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 187 (10.87%) Perl
2 129 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 85 (4.94%) PowerShell
3 85 (4.94%) Java
4 59 (3.43%) Lisp
5 56 (3.26%) Python
6 43 (2.50%) SQL
7 40 (2.33%) PHP
8 38 (2.21%) Tcl
9 32 (1.86%) Shell Script
10 13 (0.76%) C
11 6 (0.35%) PowerHouse
12 5 (0.29%) Ruby
13 3 (0.17%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.058%) C++
Qualifications
1 1072 (62.33%) Cisco Certification
2 792 (46.05%) CCNP
3 407 (23.66%) CCNA
4 263 (15.29%) CCIE
5 154 (8.95%) Degree
6 100 (5.81%) CCSE
7 95 (5.52%) CCIP
8 90 (5.23%) CCDP
9 83 (4.83%) Security Cleared
10 82 (4.77%) CCSA
11 59 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 56 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 53 (3.08%) JNCIA
13 53 (3.08%) JNCIE
14 43 (2.50%) SC Cleared
14 43 (2.50%) MCSE
15 39 (2.27%) JNCIS
16 36 (2.09%) RHCE
17 28 (1.63%) CCSP
18 27 (1.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (7.33%) PCI DSS
2 120 (6.98%) SLA
3 39 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.58%) QA
6 9 (0.52%) HL7
7 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.17%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 222 (12.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (6.28%) VMware ESXi
3 102 (5.93%) Active Directory
4 66 (3.84%) vSphere
5 19 (1.10%) XenApp
6 18 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.87%) Postfix
7 15 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 15 (0.87%) XenServer
7 15 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.81%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.58%) ISA Server
9 10 (0.58%) vCloud
10 9 (0.52%) ProxySG
11 7 (0.41%) MetaFrame
11 7 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.23%) Samba
12 4 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
12 4 (0.23%) Varnish
13 3 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 100 (5.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 63 (3.66%) Nagios
3 58 (3.37%) CiscoWorks
3 58 (3.37%) Cacti
4 47 (2.73%) HP NNM
5 37 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
6 25 (1.45%) Zenoss
7 24 (1.40%) FortiGate
7 24 (1.40%) Netcool
7 24 (1.40%) Backup Exec
8 22 (1.28%) OpenView
9 21 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 19 (1.10%) Puppet
11 16 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
12 11 (0.64%) ZABBIX
12 11 (0.64%) SmokePing
13 9 (0.52%) SCOM
14 8 (0.47%) SCOrch
14 8 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1548 (90.00%) Cisco
2 675 (39.24%) Juniper
3 405 (23.55%) CheckPoint
4 337 (19.59%) F5
5 312 (18.14%) VMware
6 160 (9.30%) Red Hat
7 149 (8.66%) HP
8 147 (8.55%) Microsoft
9 121 (7.03%) SolarWinds
10 101 (5.87%) Citrix
11 80 (4.65%) Fortinet
12 78 (4.53%) Aruba
13 73 (4.24%) Blue Coat
14 68 (3.95%) Riverbed
15 56 (3.26%) Motorola
16 53 (3.08%) Brocade
17 51 (2.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 49 (2.85%) Avaya
19 48 (2.79%) Huawei
20 39 (2.27%) Dell
Gillingham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus great benefits and career progression
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package (Flexible Working)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Excellent Devel
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Excellent Devel
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: Subject to Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday