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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 318 364 361
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 911 711 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 4.05% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 767 556 652
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £64,800
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
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +38 406 £48,000 -8.57% 32
South East +55 275 £42,500 -10.52% 17
Yorkshire -13 79 £50,000 +13.63% 10
East of England -5 54 £50,000 +5.26% 5
West Midlands -10 40 £48,000 +20.00%
North West -40 30 £37,500 -25.00% 1
South West -6 12 £56,250 +32.35% 3
North East - 8 £55,000 -
East Midlands +14 5 £35,750 -35.00%
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1691 (89.71%) Cisco
2 1406 (74.59%) OSPF
3 1305 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1207 (64.03%) Firewall
5 1159 (61.49%) MPLS
6 1003 (53.21%) CCNP
7 782 (41.49%) WAN
8 763 (40.48%) Juniper
9 754 (40.00%) VPN
10 743 (39.42%) EIGRP
11 608 (32.25%) LAN
12 556 (29.50%) TCP/IP
13 549 (29.12%) Cisco ASA
14 544 (28.86%) CCNA
15 493 (26.15%) CheckPoint
16 480 (25.46%) Linux
17 450 (23.87%) Network Security
18 423 (22.44%) Cisco Nexus
19 408 (21.64%) F5
20 386 (20.48%) VMware
21 384 (20.37%) DNS
22 374 (19.84%) Wireless
23 352 (18.67%) VoIP
24 345 (18.30%) IPsec
25 328 (17.40%) Telecoms
25 328 (17.40%) Finance
26 313 (16.60%) Load Balancing
27 312 (16.55%) Cisco IOS
28 311 (16.50%) Windows
29 309 (16.39%) VLAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 96 (5.09%) Apache
2 78 (4.14%) MS Exchange
3 73 (3.87%) IIS
3 73 (3.87%) Lync
4 26 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (0.90%) nginx
6 11 (0.58%) Moodle
6 11 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (0.48%) Confluence
9 8 (0.42%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.27%) MediaWiki
12 4 (0.21%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.21%) ejabberd
12 4 (0.21%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.21%) Zope
12 4 (0.21%) Plone
13 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 99 (5.25%) MS Visio
2 91 (4.83%) MS Excel
3 83 (4.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.053%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (0.90%) SaaS
2 17 (0.90%) IaaS
3 15 (0.80%) Office 365
4 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.27%) PaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1406 (74.59%) OSPF
2 1207 (64.03%) Firewall
3 1159 (61.49%) MPLS
4 782 (41.49%) WAN
5 754 (40.00%) VPN
6 743 (39.42%) EIGRP
7 608 (32.25%) LAN
8 556 (29.50%) TCP/IP
9 549 (29.12%) Cisco ASA
10 450 (23.87%) Network Security
11 423 (22.44%) Cisco Nexus
12 384 (20.37%) DNS
13 374 (19.84%) Wireless
14 352 (18.67%) VoIP
15 345 (18.30%) IPsec
16 312 (16.55%) Cisco IOS
17 309 (16.39%) VLAN
18 284 (15.07%) HSRP
18 284 (15.07%) SSL
19 240 (12.73%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (2.18%) MySQL
2 26 (1.38%) SQL Server
3 16 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.27%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.21%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.16%) DB2
9 3 (0.16%) Big Data
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (0.90%) JIRA
2 14 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 14 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 13 (0.69%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.64%) Subversion
5 9 (0.48%) Hudson
6 4 (0.21%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.21%) Emacs
6 4 (0.21%) TestLink
General
1 328 (17.40%) Telecoms
1 328 (17.40%) Finance
2 97 (5.15%) Banking
3 60 (3.18%) Retail
4 34 (1.80%) Advertising
5 32 (1.70%) Investment Banking
5 32 (1.70%) Financial Institution
6 24 (1.27%) Games
7 23 (1.22%) French Language
8 21 (1.11%) Law
9 20 (1.06%) Back Office
10 15 (0.80%) Marketing
11 12 (0.64%) Legal
11 12 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.58%) German Language
13 9 (0.48%) Billing
14 8 (0.42%) Publishing
15 5 (0.27%) Japanese Language
16 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1060 (56.23%) Network Engineer
2 290 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 127 (6.74%) Architect
4 116 (6.15%) Consultant
5 108 (5.73%) Support Engineer
6 100 (5.31%) Network Architect
7 95 (5.04%) Network Support
7 95 (5.04%) Security Engineer
8 87 (4.62%) Network Consultant
9 84 (4.46%) Network Specialist
10 83 (4.40%) Network Security Engineer
11 81 (4.30%) Analyst
12 74 (3.93%) IP Engineer
13 67 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 59 (3.13%) Network Analyst
14 59 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
14 59 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
15 54 (2.86%) Team Leader
15 54 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
16 50 (2.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.11%) LAMP
2 11 (0.58%) SOAP
2 11 (0.58%) Middleware
3 7 (0.37%) XMPP
4 3 (0.16%) Apache Flex
4 3 (0.16%) Web Services
4 3 (0.16%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.11%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.11%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.11%) XML
5 2 (0.11%) WSH
6 1 (0.053%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.053%) .NET
6 1 (0.053%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 123 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.72%) Clustering
3 55 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 44 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 37 (1.96%) Hedge funds
6 21 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 17 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 16 (0.85%) Open Source
9 15 (0.80%) Statistics
10 14 (0.74%) Fat Client
10 14 (0.74%) Thin Client
10 14 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
11 11 (0.58%) Replication
11 11 (0.58%) AVVID
11 11 (0.58%) VLE
11 11 (0.58%) PKI
12 10 (0.53%) CMDB
13 9 (0.48%) IVR
13 9 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 480 (25.46%) Linux
2 311 (16.50%) Windows
3 244 (12.94%) UNIX
4 95 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 77 (4.08%) Solaris
6 56 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (2.92%) CentOS
8 39 (2.07%) Ubuntu
9 33 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (0.95%) Windows 7
12 15 (0.80%) Debian
13 14 (0.74%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.58%) SUSE
15 9 (0.48%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.37%) OpenBSD
17 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.27%) AIX
19 4 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (16.60%) Load Balancing
2 304 (16.13%) ITIL
3 256 (13.58%) Network Design
4 212 (11.25%) Network Management
5 137 (7.27%) Project Management
6 132 (7.00%) Network Monitoring
7 127 (6.74%) Change Management
8 121 (6.42%) E-Commerce
9 104 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 94 (4.99%) Mentoring
11 89 (4.72%) Network Architecture
12 85 (4.51%) Service Delivery
13 76 (4.03%) Low Latency
14 66 (3.50%) Migration
15 64 (3.40%) Service Management
16 63 (3.34%) Kalman Filter
16 63 (3.34%) Capacity Planning
17 58 (3.08%) Change Control
18 50 (2.65%) Capacity Management
19 48 (2.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (8.81%) Perl
2 100 (5.31%) Bash Shell
3 69 (3.66%) PowerShell
4 66 (3.50%) Python
5 60 (3.18%) Java
6 57 (3.02%) PHP
7 46 (2.44%) SQL
8 43 (2.28%) Tcl
9 32 (1.70%) Lisp
9 32 (1.70%) Shell Script
10 15 (0.80%) Ruby
11 10 (0.53%) C
12 5 (0.27%) R
12 5 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1305 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1003 (53.21%) CCNP
3 544 (28.86%) CCNA
4 269 (14.27%) CCIE
5 168 (8.91%) Degree
6 117 (6.21%) CCDP
7 106 (5.62%) Security Cleared
8 92 (4.88%) CCSA
9 91 (4.83%) CCSE
10 85 (4.51%) CCIP
11 72 (3.82%) JNCIA
12 71 (3.77%) CCSP
13 53 (2.81%) SC Cleared
14 47 (2.49%) JNCIE
15 46 (2.44%) CCDA
15 46 (2.44%) CISSP
16 42 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
17 41 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 38 (2.02%) JNCIS
19 35 (1.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (10.93%) SLA
2 101 (5.36%) PCI DSS
3 53 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.53%) QA
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.053%) BS25999
System Software
1 259 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (5.46%) Active Directory
3 97 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
4 64 (3.40%) vSphere
5 33 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.01%) XenApp
7 17 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 16 (0.85%) XenServer
9 15 (0.80%) Postfix
9 15 (0.80%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.80%) Firmware
10 14 (0.74%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.69%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.58%) ISA Server
12 11 (0.58%) ProxySG
12 11 (0.58%) vCloud
13 9 (0.48%) Samba
14 7 (0.37%) MetaFrame
14 7 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.27%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 93 (4.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 64 (3.40%) Nagios
3 62 (3.29%) CiscoWorks
4 60 (3.18%) Cacti
5 44 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
6 43 (2.28%) FortiGate
7 40 (2.12%) Cisco Prime
8 35 (1.86%) HP NNM
9 26 (1.38%) SCOM
10 19 (1.01%) OpenView
10 19 (1.01%) Zenoss
10 19 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
11 18 (0.95%) Puppet
11 18 (0.95%) Netcool
11 18 (0.95%) Backup Exec
12 16 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
13 12 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (0.53%) ZABBIX
15 9 (0.48%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 1691 (89.71%) Cisco
2 763 (40.48%) Juniper
3 493 (26.15%) CheckPoint
4 408 (21.64%) F5
5 386 (20.48%) VMware
6 208 (11.03%) SolarWinds
7 201 (10.66%) Microsoft
8 176 (9.34%) HP
9 121 (6.42%) Red Hat
10 116 (6.15%) Fortinet
11 115 (6.10%) Citrix
12 94 (4.99%) Blue Coat
13 78 (4.14%) Riverbed
14 67 (3.55%) Aruba
15 56 (2.97%) Avaya
16 46 (2.44%) Brocade
17 41 (2.18%) Nokia
18 35 (1.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 35 (1.86%) Huawei
19 34 (1.80%) Nortel
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive Salary and Beneifts
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50 - £75 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30 (DOE) + Private Health Insurance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 7 days ago