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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 367 307 329
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +22
Permanent jobs citing BGP 775 840 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.83% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.01% 4.49% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 641 679 709
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19304 18705 19901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.67% 18.38% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15578 15128 16656
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 29 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 29 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 -21 363 £55,000 - 46
South East -91 168 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Yorkshire -1 115 £37,500 -16.66% 14
East of England +18 49 £50,000 +5.26% 7
West Midlands -10 26 £47,500 -13.63% 8
South West -9 20 £60,000 +26.31% 4
East Midlands -1 18 £45,000 -25.00% 2
North West -1 13 £32,500 -18.75% 4
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 1374 (90.57%) Cisco
2 1084 (71.46%) OSPF
3 916 (60.38%) MPLS
4 895 (59.00%) Firewall
5 888 (58.54%) Cisco Certification
6 650 (42.85%) CCNP
7 630 (41.53%) WAN
8 577 (38.04%) EIGRP
9 558 (36.78%) Juniper
10 513 (33.82%) LAN
11 470 (30.98%) TCP/IP
12 456 (30.06%) VPN
13 387 (25.51%) DNS
14 384 (25.31%) Linux
15 369 (24.32%) CheckPoint
16 361 (23.80%) CCNA
17 349 (23.01%) Cisco ASA
18 332 (21.89%) F5
19 321 (21.16%) Telecoms
20 300 (19.78%) Finance
21 287 (18.92%) Load Balancing
22 282 (18.59%) Windows
23 279 (18.39%) VoIP
24 268 (17.67%) Cisco Nexus
25 262 (17.27%) Cisco IOS
26 259 (17.07%) Internet
27 257 (16.94%) IPsec
28 251 (16.55%) VMware
29 250 (16.48%) Network Management
30 248 (16.35%) Network Security

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 91 (6.00%) IIS
2 88 (5.80%) Apache
3 55 (3.63%) WebSphere
4 51 (3.36%) MS Exchange
5 41 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (1.71%) Lync
7 19 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.46%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.33%) nginx
12 4 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.26%) 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 87 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 42 (2.77%) MS Office
3 35 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.58%) SaaS
2 16 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.26%) Office 365
5 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.066%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1084 (71.46%) OSPF
2 916 (60.38%) MPLS
3 895 (59.00%) Firewall
4 630 (41.53%) WAN
5 577 (38.04%) EIGRP
6 513 (33.82%) LAN
7 470 (30.98%) TCP/IP
8 456 (30.06%) VPN
9 387 (25.51%) DNS
10 349 (23.01%) Cisco ASA
11 279 (18.39%) VoIP
12 268 (17.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 262 (17.27%) Cisco IOS
14 259 (17.07%) Internet
15 257 (16.94%) IPsec
16 248 (16.35%) Network Security
17 190 (12.52%) VLAN
18 188 (12.39%) SSL
19 185 (12.20%) Wireless
20 179 (11.80%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (3.10%) MySQL
2 30 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (0.46%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.26%) Big Data
4 4 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.20%) MS Access
5 3 (0.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.13%) DB2
6 2 (0.13%) OLAP
7 1 (0.066%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.066%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (0.46%) Subversion
2 7 (0.46%) 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
1 321 (21.16%) Telecoms
2 300 (19.78%) Finance
3 97 (6.39%) Banking
4 69 (4.55%) Retail
5 45 (2.97%) Billing
6 39 (2.57%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.65%) Advertising
8 15 (0.99%) Publishing
9 13 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.73%) Back Office
12 10 (0.66%) Games
13 9 (0.59%) Marketing
13 9 (0.59%) Legal
14 7 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.26%) Front Office
16 3 (0.20%) French Language
16 3 (0.20%) Law
17 2 (0.13%) German Language
17 2 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 850 (56.03%) Network Engineer
2 207 (13.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 104 (6.86%) Security Engineer
4 102 (6.72%) IP Engineer
5 85 (5.60%) Architect
6 82 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 79 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
8 77 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 74 (4.88%) Network Support
10 72 (4.75%) Network Architect
11 71 (4.68%) Consultant
12 67 (4.42%) Design Engineer
13 66 (4.35%) Team Leader
14 56 (3.69%) Network Support Engineer
15 55 (3.63%) Network Specialist
16 53 (3.49%) Senior Security Engineer
16 53 (3.49%) Firewall Engineer
17 52 (3.43%) Network Consultant
18 50 (3.30%) Analyst
19 49 (3.23%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (3.63%) SOAP
2 11 (0.73%) LAMP
3 10 (0.66%) HTML
4 7 (0.46%) CSS
5 6 (0.40%) Middleware
5 6 (0.40%) .NET
5 6 (0.40%) Apache Flex
6 4 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.13%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.13%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.066%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 86 (5.67%) Clustering
2 60 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 48 (3.16%) Smartphone
4 38 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 32 (2.11%) Hedge funds
6 23 (1.52%) Open Source
7 17 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 17 (1.12%) Thin Client
8 16 (1.05%) Statistics
9 15 (0.99%) Equities
9 15 (0.99%) Digital Media
10 11 (0.73%) Derivative
11 10 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (0.59%) Firmware
12 9 (0.59%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.53%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.53%) PKI
14 7 (0.46%) EqualLogic
15 6 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.40%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 384 (25.31%) Linux
2 282 (18.59%) Windows
3 196 (12.92%) UNIX
4 101 (6.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (2.70%) CentOS
7 35 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (1.45%) Windows 7
10 18 (1.19%) Solaris
11 16 (1.05%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.66%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.53%) Debian
15 4 (0.26%) SUSE
15 4 (0.26%) VMS
15 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.13%) AIX
16 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (18.92%) Load Balancing
2 250 (16.48%) Network Management
3 217 (14.30%) Network Design
4 170 (11.21%) E-Commerce
5 138 (9.10%) ITIL
6 92 (6.06%) Capacity Management
7 82 (5.41%) Low Latency
8 79 (5.21%) Network Monitoring
9 73 (4.81%) Network Architecture
10 60 (3.96%) Project Management
11 58 (3.82%) Change Management
12 47 (3.10%) Service Delivery
13 42 (2.77%) Capacity Planning
14 35 (2.31%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (2.18%) Configuration Management
16 32 (2.11%) Validation
17 29 (1.91%) Test Automation
18 28 (1.85%) Migration
19 26 (1.71%) Problem Management
20 23 (1.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 160 (10.55%) Perl
2 103 (6.79%) Bash Shell
3 71 (4.68%) Java
4 59 (3.89%) PowerShell
5 52 (3.43%) Python
6 49 (3.23%) Lisp
7 42 (2.77%) SQL
8 32 (2.11%) Shell Script
9 29 (1.91%) PHP
10 15 (0.99%) Tcl
10 15 (0.99%) C
11 7 (0.46%) Ruby
12 6 (0.40%) PowerHouse
13 4 (0.26%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.13%) C#
15 1 (0.066%) C++
Qualifications
1 888 (58.54%) Cisco Certification
2 650 (42.85%) CCNP
3 361 (23.80%) CCNA
4 217 (14.30%) CCIE
5 119 (7.84%) Degree
6 108 (7.12%) CCSE
7 86 (5.67%) CCSA
8 83 (5.47%) CCIP
9 67 (4.42%) CCDP
10 56 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 53 (3.49%) Security Cleared
12 51 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 45 (2.97%) MCSE
14 39 (2.57%) JNCIA
14 39 (2.57%) JNCIE
15 35 (2.31%) RHCE
16 34 (2.24%) JNCIS
17 33 (2.18%) MCSA
18 32 (2.11%) SC Cleared
19 29 (1.91%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.92%) PCI DSS
2 76 (5.01%) SLA
3 22 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.66%) HL7
5 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.20%) COBIT
7 3 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 176 (11.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 72 (4.75%) VMware ESXi
4 48 (3.16%) vSphere
5 21 (1.38%) XenApp
6 17 (1.12%) XenServer
6 17 (1.12%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.86%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.66%) Postfix
9 8 (0.53%) ProxySG
9 8 (0.53%) vCloud
10 6 (0.40%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.26%) Snort
12 4 (0.26%) Squid
12 4 (0.26%) Xen
12 4 (0.26%) KVM
12 4 (0.26%) UAG
13 3 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 92 (6.06%) CiscoWorks
2 76 (5.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 68 (4.48%) HP NNM
4 49 (3.23%) Nagios
5 45 (2.97%) Cacti
6 38 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
7 27 (1.78%) Backup Exec
7 27 (1.78%) OpenView
8 26 (1.71%) Puppet
9 22 (1.45%) Netcool
10 20 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
11 17 (1.12%) FortiGate
12 16 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
13 13 (0.86%) SmokePing
13 13 (0.86%) Zenoss
14 11 (0.73%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (0.59%) Foglight
17 8 (0.53%) SCCM
17 8 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1374 (90.57%) Cisco
2 558 (36.78%) Juniper
3 369 (24.32%) CheckPoint
4 332 (21.89%) F5
5 251 (16.55%) VMware
6 155 (10.22%) HP
7 126 (8.31%) Red Hat
8 109 (7.19%) Microsoft
9 107 (7.05%) Citrix
10 94 (6.20%) SolarWinds
11 74 (4.88%) Fortinet
12 62 (4.09%) Blue Coat
13 53 (3.49%) Aruba
14 51 (3.36%) Dell
15 47 (3.10%) Motorola
16 46 (3.03%) Riverbed
17 44 (2.90%) Brocade
18 42 (2.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 35 (2.31%) Huawei
20 31 (2.04%) Nortel
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £60-70,000 + £10K+ Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Upto £45K Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday