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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 374 325 355
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +30
Permanent jobs citing BGP 760 804 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 3.86% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 596 655 669
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19370 20855 21221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.14% 20.04% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15386 16913 17844
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -79 299 £52,500 - 27
South East -48 209 £44,000 -2.22% 21
Yorkshire +29 111 £37,500 -11.76% 9
North West +33 58 £50,000 - 2
East of England +20 49 £55,000 +1.85% 8
West Midlands +10 23 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South West -37 12 £44,000 +8.64% 4
East Midlands -28 6 £41,000 +1.23% 1
North East -21 2 £32,500 -18.75%
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1272 (91.64%) Cisco
2 1077 (77.59%) OSPF
3 878 (63.26%) Firewall
4 868 (62.54%) Cisco Certification
5 770 (55.48%) MPLS
6 628 (45.24%) WAN
7 623 (44.88%) CCNP
8 552 (39.77%) LAN
9 517 (37.25%) Juniper
10 482 (34.73%) EIGRP
11 464 (33.43%) TCP/IP
12 445 (32.06%) VPN
13 421 (30.33%) CheckPoint
14 391 (28.17%) CCNA
15 386 (27.81%) Cisco ASA
16 350 (25.22%) F5
17 338 (24.35%) DNS
18 329 (23.70%) Load Balancing
19 305 (21.97%) Linux
20 299 (21.54%) VoIP
21 289 (20.82%) IPsec
22 286 (20.61%) Cisco Nexus
23 272 (19.60%) Cisco IOS
24 271 (19.52%) Finance
25 266 (19.16%) Network Security
26 260 (18.73%) Wireless
27 256 (18.44%) Windows
27 256 (18.44%) CCIE
28 253 (18.23%) Telecoms
29 223 (16.07%) VLAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 90 (6.48%) Apache
2 69 (4.97%) WebSphere
3 64 (4.61%) IIS
4 21 (1.51%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.65%) Lync
9 4 (0.29%) nginx
9 4 (0.29%) MTS
10 2 (0.14%) Confluence
10 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.072%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.072%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.51%) MS Office
4 1 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.43%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.09%) SaaS
2 12 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.072%) IaaS
6 1 (0.072%) Joyent
6 1 (0.072%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1077 (77.59%) OSPF
2 878 (63.26%) Firewall
3 770 (55.48%) MPLS
4 628 (45.24%) WAN
5 552 (39.77%) LAN
6 482 (34.73%) EIGRP
7 464 (33.43%) TCP/IP
8 445 (32.06%) VPN
9 386 (27.81%) Cisco ASA
10 338 (24.35%) DNS
11 299 (21.54%) VoIP
12 289 (20.82%) IPsec
13 286 (20.61%) Cisco Nexus
14 272 (19.60%) Cisco IOS
15 266 (19.16%) Network Security
16 260 (18.73%) Wireless
17 223 (16.07%) VLAN
18 222 (15.99%) Internet
19 160 (11.53%) SSL
20 152 (10.95%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.03%) MySQL
2 21 (1.51%) SQL Server
3 10 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (0.43%) MS Access
5 3 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.14%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.14%) Big Data
6 2 (0.14%) OLAP
6 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.29%) Subversion
3 2 (0.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.14%) Maven
3 2 (0.14%) JIRA
General
1 271 (19.52%) Finance
2 253 (18.23%) Telecoms
3 80 (5.76%) Banking
4 77 (5.55%) Retail
5 49 (3.53%) Billing
6 24 (1.73%) Law
7 23 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.51%) Legal
9 19 (1.37%) Publishing
9 19 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.30%) Advertising
10 18 (1.30%) Back Office
11 13 (0.94%) Marketing
12 10 (0.72%) Games
13 6 (0.43%) Front Office
14 4 (0.29%) French Language
15 2 (0.14%) Military
15 2 (0.14%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.072%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 717 (51.66%) Network Engineer
2 119 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 117 (8.43%) Security Engineer
4 93 (6.70%) Architect
4 93 (6.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 88 (6.34%) IP Engineer
6 83 (5.98%) Support Engineer
7 81 (5.84%) Cisco Engineer
8 79 (5.69%) Consultant
9 78 (5.62%) Network Architect
10 74 (5.33%) Analyst
10 74 (5.33%) Network Support
11 73 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
12 64 (4.61%) Team Leader
12 64 (4.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 63 (4.54%) Network Consultant
14 59 (4.25%) Network Specialist
15 57 (4.11%) Network Analyst
16 56 (4.03%) Network Support Engineer
17 44 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (4.97%) SOAP
2 18 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (0.72%) .NET
4 9 (0.65%) HTML
5 8 (0.58%) CSS
6 7 (0.50%) XMPP
6 7 (0.50%) LAMP
7 5 (0.36%) Middleware
8 4 (0.29%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.14%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 67 (4.83%) Clustering
2 47 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 46 (3.31%) Smartphone
4 31 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
5 24 (1.73%) Hedge funds
6 23 (1.66%) Fat Client
6 23 (1.66%) Thin Client
7 19 (1.37%) Open Source
8 17 (1.22%) Statistics
8 17 (1.22%) Digital Media
9 15 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 12 (0.86%) PKI
11 10 (0.72%) Firmware
12 9 (0.65%) Equities
13 8 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (0.58%) CLARiiON
14 7 (0.50%) Physics
15 6 (0.43%) Derivative
16 5 (0.36%) Equity Derivative
16 5 (0.36%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 305 (21.97%) Linux
2 256 (18.44%) Windows
3 155 (11.17%) UNIX
4 77 (5.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 59 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (2.95%) CentOS
7 38 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (2.16%) Debian
9 25 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.94%) Solaris
11 11 (0.79%) SUSE
12 8 (0.58%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.58%) AIX
13 3 (0.22%) Fedora
13 3 (0.22%) HPUX
14 2 (0.14%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (23.70%) Load Balancing
2 218 (15.71%) Network Design
3 201 (14.48%) Network Management
4 137 (9.87%) ITIL
5 129 (9.29%) E-Commerce
6 87 (6.27%) Capacity Management
7 80 (5.76%) Project Management
8 70 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
9 69 (4.97%) Network Architecture
10 60 (4.32%) Problem Management
11 56 (4.03%) Change Management
12 47 (3.39%) Service Delivery
13 42 (3.03%) Low Latency
14 37 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
15 35 (2.52%) Configuration Management
16 30 (2.16%) Information Security
17 28 (2.02%) Service Management
18 27 (1.95%) Time Management
18 27 (1.95%) Migration
19 26 (1.87%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 108 (7.78%) Perl
2 76 (5.48%) Bash Shell
3 62 (4.47%) Java
4 39 (2.81%) Python
5 28 (2.02%) PowerShell
6 27 (1.95%) SQL
7 19 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.22%) Lisp
9 16 (1.15%) PHP
10 14 (1.01%) C
10 14 (1.01%) Ruby
11 5 (0.36%) Tcl
12 3 (0.22%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 868 (62.54%) Cisco Certification
2 623 (44.88%) CCNP
3 391 (28.17%) CCNA
4 256 (18.44%) CCIE
5 108 (7.78%) CCSE
6 88 (6.34%) CCSA
7 86 (6.20%) Degree
8 81 (5.84%) CCSP
9 76 (5.48%) CCIP
10 71 (5.12%) JNCIA
11 61 (4.39%) Security Cleared
12 59 (4.25%) CCDP
13 48 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 48 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 40 (2.88%) MCSA
15 39 (2.81%) MCSE
16 34 (2.45%) SC Cleared
17 33 (2.38%) JNCIP
18 32 (2.31%) RHCE
19 28 (2.02%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (7.64%) PCI DSS
2 102 (7.35%) SLA
3 21 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.65%) HL7
6 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.072%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 151 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 44 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (2.09%) XenApp
5 27 (1.95%) vSphere
6 25 (1.80%) VMware ESX
7 23 (1.66%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.22%) XenServer
9 16 (1.15%) Squid
10 15 (1.08%) UAG
11 11 (0.79%) ProxySG
12 10 (0.72%) Snort
13 8 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.58%) MetaFrame
13 8 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.36%) Xen
14 5 (0.36%) vCloud
15 4 (0.29%) KVM
16 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
16 2 (0.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 118 (8.50%) CiscoWorks
2 81 (5.84%) HP NNM
3 71 (5.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 43 (3.10%) Nagios
5 38 (2.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 37 (2.67%) Puppet
7 28 (2.02%) OpenView
8 24 (1.73%) Cacti
9 23 (1.66%) FortiGate
10 21 (1.51%) Netcool
11 17 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
11 17 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (1.08%) ZABBIX
13 13 (0.94%) Foglight
14 12 (0.86%) SCCM
15 11 (0.79%) SCOM
15 11 (0.79%) Backup Exec
16 9 (0.65%) SmokePing
17 7 (0.50%) Nessus
18 5 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1272 (91.64%) Cisco
2 517 (37.25%) Juniper
3 421 (30.33%) CheckPoint
4 350 (25.22%) F5
5 196 (14.12%) VMware
6 195 (14.05%) HP
7 114 (8.21%) Citrix
8 108 (7.78%) Microsoft
9 101 (7.28%) Red Hat
10 92 (6.63%) Fortinet
11 81 (5.84%) SolarWinds
12 74 (5.33%) Blue Coat
13 50 (3.60%) Riverbed
14 49 (3.53%) Dell
15 42 (3.03%) Infoblox
16 39 (2.81%) Avaya
17 32 (2.31%) Aruba
18 30 (2.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 29 (2.09%) Imperva
20 28 (2.02%) Nortel
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
CGG Veritas
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Medical & Dental ins
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £27k per year + £4K Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Car Allowance + 20% bonus.
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: car allowance + 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Propel
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 48,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago