The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK / England
Rank 301 358 325
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -33
Permanent jobs citing BGP 816 841 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.05% 0.88% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 5.08% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 666 711 820
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.04%

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
12644 16562 18439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.21% 17.26% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10343 13865 14987
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

BGP Salary Histogram in England

BGP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +115 395 £55,000 +4.76% 32
South East +40 227 £50,000 +2.30% 21
North West +27 51 £41,000 +1.54% 6
East of England -3 47 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Yorkshire +2 42 £37,500 -16.66% 1
West Midlands +18 38 £49,000 -2.00% 2
South West -14 15 £41,000 +2.50% 2
East Midlands -5 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Midlands - 1 £31,500 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for BGP.

1 1328 (81.17%) OSPF
2 1303 (79.65%) Cisco
3 1104 (67.48%) Cisco Certification
4 964 (58.92%) MPLS
5 961 (58.74%) Firewall
6 908 (55.50%) CCNP
7 759 (46.39%) Juniper
8 697 (42.60%) WAN
9 601 (36.74%) LAN
10 595 (36.37%) VPN
11 496 (30.32%) Data Centre
12 423 (25.86%) Network Security
13 412 (25.18%) EIGRP
14 407 (24.88%) DNS
15 406 (24.82%) Cisco ASA
16 382 (23.35%) CCNA
17 367 (22.43%) Wireless
18 360 (22.00%) F5
19 353 (21.58%) TCP/IP
20 329 (20.11%) Palo Alto
21 310 (18.95%) Network Design
22 308 (18.83%) Telecoms
23 299 (18.28%) CheckPoint
24 294 (17.97%) Linux
25 285 (17.42%) Cisco Nexus
26 284 (17.36%) CCIE
27 250 (15.28%) VLAN
28 235 (14.36%) Finance
29 224 (13.69%) IPsec
30 223 (13.63%) Cisco IOS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (1.59%) Skype for Business
2 19 (1.16%) Apache
3 18 (1.10%) IIS
4 16 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 14 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.31%) nginx
9 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.18%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.12%) lighttpd
12 1 (0.061%) CMS
12 1 (0.061%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.061%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.061%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (3.12%) MS Excel
1 51 (3.12%) MS Visio
2 39 (2.38%) MS Office
3 16 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
4 5 (0.31%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.04%) IaaS
4 12 (0.73%) PaaS
5 11 (0.67%) SaaS
6 10 (0.61%) Office 365
7 5 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.24%) Slack
9 2 (0.12%) Akamai
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.061%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.061%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.061%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1328 (81.17%) OSPF
2 964 (58.92%) MPLS
3 961 (58.74%) Firewall
4 697 (42.60%) WAN
5 601 (36.74%) LAN
6 595 (36.37%) VPN
7 423 (25.86%) Network Security
8 412 (25.18%) EIGRP
9 407 (24.88%) DNS
10 406 (24.82%) Cisco ASA
11 367 (22.43%) Wireless
12 353 (21.58%) TCP/IP
13 285 (17.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 250 (15.28%) VLAN
15 224 (13.69%) IPsec
16 223 (13.63%) Cisco IOS
17 215 (13.14%) VoIP
18 192 (11.74%) DHCP
18 192 (11.74%) HSRP
19 185 (11.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.28%) MySQL
2 10 (0.61%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.12%) Big Data
7 2 (0.12%) GIS
7 2 (0.12%) Informix
7 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.061%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.061%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.061%) Redis
8 1 (0.061%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.061%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 18 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 14 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (0.55%) Subversion
4 2 (0.12%) Firebug
5 1 (0.061%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.061%) Fiddler
General
1 308 (18.83%) Telecoms
2 235 (14.36%) Finance
3 65 (3.97%) Banking
4 47 (2.87%) Financial Institution
5 32 (1.96%) Marketing
6 28 (1.71%) Retail
7 24 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 14 (0.86%) Online Betting
9 11 (0.67%) Games
10 9 (0.55%) Back Office
11 8 (0.49%) French Language
11 8 (0.49%) Italian Language
12 7 (0.43%) Legal
13 6 (0.37%) Advertising
14 5 (0.31%) Front Office
14 5 (0.31%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.24%) Billing
16 3 (0.18%) Electronics
16 3 (0.18%) Law
17 1 (0.061%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 993 (60.70%) Network Engineer
2 268 (16.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 248 (15.16%) Cisco Engineer
4 227 (13.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 165 (10.09%) Juniper Engineer
6 135 (8.25%) Consultant
7 108 (6.60%) Security Engineer
8 105 (6.42%) Support Engineer
9 104 (6.36%) Network Consultant
10 94 (5.75%) Network Security Engineer
11 86 (5.26%) Network Support
12 80 (4.89%) Architect
13 76 (4.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 73 (4.46%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 70 (4.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 56 (3.42%) Network Architect
17 53 (3.24%) NOC Engineer
18 51 (3.12%) Analyst
19 49 (3.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
20 45 (2.75%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (3.61%) 802.1X
2 14 (0.86%) Web Services
3 10 (0.61%) HTML
4 6 (0.37%) CSS
4 6 (0.37%) LAMP
4 6 (0.37%) SAX
5 4 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.24%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (0.12%) .NET
6 2 (0.12%) Ajax
6 2 (0.12%) CSS3
6 2 (0.12%) FreeSWITCH
6 2 (0.12%) HTML5
6 2 (0.12%) JSP
6 2 (0.12%) Middleware
6 2 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.12%) RFC 2544
6 2 (0.12%) SAML
6 2 (0.12%) XML
6 2 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 496 (30.32%) Data Centre
2 118 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 51 (3.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 49 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.02%) Clustering
7 32 (1.96%) Driving Licence
8 27 (1.65%) BYOD
9 26 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
10 22 (1.34%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
12 14 (0.86%) Virtual Team
13 13 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (0.67%) PKI
15 9 (0.55%) Eurex
15 9 (0.55%) Wiki
16 8 (0.49%) Replication
17 6 (0.37%) Fat Client
17 6 (0.37%) iPad
17 6 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 294 (17.97%) Linux
2 155 (9.47%) Windows
3 128 (7.82%) Unix
4 65 (3.97%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.98%) Solaris
8 15 (0.92%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.67%) CentOS
10 9 (0.55%) Debian
11 7 (0.43%) VyOS
12 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.31%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.12%) CatOS
17 1 (0.061%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.061%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (18.95%) Network Design
2 200 (12.22%) ITIL
3 162 (9.90%) Load Balancing
4 150 (9.17%) Presales
5 135 (8.25%) Network Management
6 132 (8.07%) High Availability
7 114 (6.97%) Network Monitoring
8 103 (6.30%) Change Management
9 98 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 88 (5.38%) Network Architecture
11 70 (4.28%) Business Continuity
12 69 (4.22%) Change Control
12 69 (4.22%) Mentoring
13 62 (3.79%) Migration
14 49 (3.00%) Low Latency
15 44 (2.69%) Kalman Filter
15 44 (2.69%) Service Management
16 41 (2.51%) Project Management
17 39 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
17 39 (2.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 90 (5.50%) Python
2 65 (3.97%) Perl
3 52 (3.18%) Bash Shell
4 24 (1.47%) SQL
5 22 (1.34%) Java
6 15 (0.92%) Ruby
7 13 (0.79%) C
7 13 (0.79%) C++
8 11 (0.67%) PHP
9 7 (0.43%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.37%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.37%) Tcl
11 4 (0.24%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.12%) Lisp
13 1 (0.061%) Jython
13 1 (0.061%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1104 (67.48%) Cisco Certification
2 908 (55.50%) CCNP
3 382 (23.35%) CCNA
4 284 (17.36%) CCIE
5 161 (9.84%) Degree
6 148 (9.05%) JNCIP
7 101 (6.17%) Security Cleared
8 92 (5.62%) JNCIA
9 80 (4.89%) CCDP
10 78 (4.77%) JNCIS
11 72 (4.40%) SC Cleared
12 51 (3.12%) CCSE
13 42 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
14 41 (2.51%) CCSP
15 39 (2.38%) CCSA
16 32 (1.96%) CCIP
17 25 (1.53%) DV Cleared
18 23 (1.41%) MCSE
18 23 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (1.16%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (7.09%) SLA
2 51 (3.12%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.55%) ISO27002
6 7 (0.43%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.18%) QA
9 1 (0.061%) ISO22301
System Software
1 155 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 46 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.16%) ProxySG
5 16 (0.98%) Firmware
6 15 (0.92%) NFS
7 11 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
8 10 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.55%) KVM
10 8 (0.49%) iptables
11 7 (0.43%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.43%) vSphere
11 7 (0.43%) Xen
12 5 (0.31%) Docker
12 5 (0.31%) QEMU
13 3 (0.18%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.18%) pfSense
13 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 70 (4.28%) Nagios
2 69 (4.22%) FortiGate
3 42 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 38 (2.32%) Puppet
5 29 (1.77%) Ansible
6 27 (1.65%) Cacti
6 27 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
6 27 (1.65%) SolarWinds Orion
7 16 (0.98%) HAProxy
8 15 (0.92%) Cisco CME
8 15 (0.92%) OpenNMS
9 12 (0.73%) SCCM
10 11 (0.67%) SCOM
11 10 (0.61%) Endace
12 9 (0.55%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.49%) RANCID
14 7 (0.43%) HP NNM
15 6 (0.37%) OpenView
15 6 (0.37%) Salt
16 5 (0.31%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1303 (79.65%) Cisco
2 759 (46.39%) Juniper
3 360 (22.00%) F5
4 329 (20.11%) Palo Alto
5 299 (18.28%) CheckPoint
6 200 (12.22%) VMware
7 138 (8.44%) SolarWinds
8 129 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 111 (6.78%) Riverbed
10 92 (5.62%) Fortinet
10 92 (5.62%) HP
11 77 (4.71%) Brocade
12 71 (4.34%) Extreme Networks
13 68 (4.16%) Arista
14 67 (4.10%) Avaya
15 48 (2.93%) Huawei
16 47 (2.87%) Blue Coat
17 45 (2.75%) Citrix
17 45 (2.75%) Meraki
18 39 (2.38%) Aruba
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 basic + £6,600 car allowance + 12% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on call.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + on-call
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
The North Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Hols
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits overtime, training, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cloud Direct
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £28,500 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago