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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 278 382 328
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -54
Permanent jobs citing BGP 1084 750 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.05% 0.68% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.73% 3.91% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 858 582 664
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.29%
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
18919 19206 20809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.35% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 15264 16907
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +122 500 £55,000 +4.76% 27
South East +74 318 £50,000 +13.63% 28
East of England +43 67 £45,500 -17.27% 2
North West +13 61 £40,000 -20.00% 8
West Midlands +4 42 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire -53 40 £50,000 +42.85% 11
East Midlands +31 24 £47,500 +15.85% 5
South West -15 22 £62,500 +38.88% 8
North East +5 8 £50,000 +53.84%
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1732 (89.00%) Cisco
2 1429 (73.43%) OSPF
3 1350 (69.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1201 (61.72%) Firewall
5 1117 (57.40%) MPLS
6 1046 (53.75%) CCNP
7 836 (42.96%) WAN
8 792 (40.70%) EIGRP
9 736 (37.82%) VPN
10 717 (36.84%) Juniper
11 685 (35.20%) Cisco ASA
12 660 (33.92%) LAN
13 583 (29.96%) F5
14 555 (28.52%) TCP/IP
15 548 (28.16%) CCNA
16 541 (27.80%) Cisco Nexus
17 508 (26.10%) CheckPoint
18 490 (25.18%) Network Security
19 452 (23.23%) Linux
20 393 (20.20%) VMware
21 391 (20.09%) DNS
22 388 (19.94%) IPsec
23 381 (19.58%) Wireless
24 363 (18.65%) ITIL
25 352 (18.09%) Cisco IOS
26 351 (18.04%) HSRP
27 349 (17.93%) Network Design
28 346 (17.78%) Finance
29 325 (16.70%) CCIE
30 310 (15.93%) VLAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 92 (4.73%) Lync
2 71 (3.65%) MS Exchange
3 45 (2.31%) Apache
4 22 (1.13%) nginx
5 21 (1.08%) Confluence
6 19 (0.98%) MediaWiki
7 15 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.57%) IIS
11 9 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.41%) Moodle
13 7 (0.36%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.051%) CloudStack
16 1 (0.051%) Exchange Server 2007
16 1 (0.051%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 121 (6.22%) MS Excel
1 121 (6.22%) MS Visio
2 68 (3.49%) MS Office
3 6 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.90%) IaaS
2 21 (1.08%) Office 365
3 18 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (0.92%) SaaS
4 11 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.46%) PaaS
5 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1429 (73.43%) OSPF
2 1201 (61.72%) Firewall
3 1117 (57.40%) MPLS
4 836 (42.96%) WAN
5 792 (40.70%) EIGRP
6 736 (37.82%) VPN
7 685 (35.20%) Cisco ASA
8 660 (33.92%) LAN
9 555 (28.52%) TCP/IP
10 541 (27.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 490 (25.18%) Network Security
12 391 (20.09%) DNS
13 388 (19.94%) IPsec
14 381 (19.58%) Wireless
15 352 (18.09%) Cisco IOS
16 351 (18.04%) HSRP
17 310 (15.93%) VLAN
18 308 (15.83%) VoIP
19 236 (12.13%) SSL
20 207 (10.64%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (3.70%) MySQL
2 42 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (1.70%) SQL Server
4 25 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 11 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.10%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.051%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.051%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 31 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 31 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 29 (1.49%) Subversion
4 23 (1.18%) Hudson
4 23 (1.18%) JIRA
5 9 (0.46%) Maven
General
1 346 (17.78%) Finance
2 268 (13.77%) Telecoms
3 64 (3.29%) Banking
4 47 (2.42%) Retail
5 34 (1.75%) Advertising
6 32 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 30 (1.54%) Law
8 29 (1.49%) Marketing
9 26 (1.34%) Games
10 22 (1.13%) Legal
11 18 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.82%) Electronics
13 14 (0.72%) Back Office
14 8 (0.41%) Billing
15 7 (0.36%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.31%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.26%) Publishing
17 5 (0.26%) Online Betting
18 3 (0.15%) French Language
18 3 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1096 (56.32%) Network Engineer
2 337 (17.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 229 (11.77%) Consultant
4 139 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 132 (6.78%) Network Consultant
6 112 (5.76%) Network Support
7 95 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 90 (4.62%) Network Support Engineer
8 90 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 81 (4.16%) Design Engineer
10 78 (4.01%) Architect
11 76 (3.91%) Security Engineer
12 72 (3.70%) Network Specialist
13 70 (3.60%) Network Design Engineer
13 70 (3.60%) Senior Consultant
14 66 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
15 63 (3.24%) Network Security Engineer
16 58 (2.98%) IP Engineer
17 57 (2.93%) Team Leader
18 51 (2.62%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.13%) LAMP
2 20 (1.03%) CSS
3 12 (0.62%) ISPF
4 10 (0.51%) Silverlight
4 10 (0.51%) XMPP
4 10 (0.51%) HTML
5 7 (0.36%) SOAP
6 5 (0.26%) Web Services
6 5 (0.26%) RESTful
7 4 (0.21%) .NET
8 3 (0.15%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.10%) Middleware
9 2 (0.10%) XML
9 2 (0.10%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (0.051%) FreeSWITCH
10 1 (0.051%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.051%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 123 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (2.83%) Management Information System
3 36 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 29 (1.49%) Hedge funds
5 26 (1.34%) Fat Client
5 26 (1.34%) Thin Client
6 24 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 22 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (1.08%) Wiki
9 20 (1.03%) Clustering
10 16 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 13 (0.67%) Derivative
11 13 (0.67%) Statistics
12 12 (0.62%) IPTV
12 12 (0.62%) Equities
12 12 (0.62%) DTV
12 12 (0.62%) Open Source
12 12 (0.62%) Over-the-Top Content
13 11 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 452 (23.23%) Linux
2 253 (13.00%) Windows
3 186 (9.56%) UNIX
4 66 (3.39%) Ubuntu
5 54 (2.77%) CentOS
6 48 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (2.11%) Debian
8 37 (1.90%) Solaris
9 34 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.77%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.10%) OpenBSD
16 2 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (18.65%) ITIL
2 349 (17.93%) Network Design
3 304 (15.62%) Load Balancing
4 198 (10.17%) Network Management
5 170 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 142 (7.30%) Network Monitoring
7 132 (6.78%) Project Management
8 129 (6.63%) Service Delivery
9 115 (5.91%) Mentoring
10 99 (5.09%) Network Architecture
11 87 (4.47%) Change Management
11 87 (4.47%) Migration
12 86 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
13 82 (4.21%) Incident Management
14 71 (3.65%) Capacity Management
15 61 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
16 59 (3.03%) WAN Optimisation
17 58 (2.98%) Service Management
18 55 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
19 52 (2.67%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 118 (6.06%) Perl
2 111 (5.70%) Python
3 59 (3.03%) Ruby
4 50 (2.57%) Bash Shell
5 44 (2.26%) PHP
6 43 (2.21%) Java
7 41 (2.11%) SQL
8 25 (1.28%) C
9 20 (1.03%) Tcl
10 16 (0.82%) PowerShell
11 14 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.31%) C++
13 5 (0.26%) VB
14 3 (0.15%) Ada
15 2 (0.10%) Erlang
15 2 (0.10%) VBScript
16 1 (0.051%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.051%) R
Qualifications
1 1350 (69.37%) Cisco Certification
2 1046 (53.75%) CCNP
3 548 (28.16%) CCNA
4 325 (16.70%) CCIE
5 173 (8.89%) Degree
6 137 (7.04%) CCDP
7 113 (5.81%) CCSE
8 105 (5.40%) CCSA
9 79 (4.06%) CCIP
10 78 (4.01%) Security Cleared
11 74 (3.80%) CCSP
12 63 (3.24%) CISSP
13 61 (3.13%) CCDA
14 55 (2.83%) JNCIA
15 47 (2.42%) JNCIS
16 46 (2.36%) SC Cleared
17 38 (1.95%) DV Cleared
18 34 (1.75%) JNCIP
19 27 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (11.87%) SLA
2 47 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 44 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.51%) COBIT
6 9 (0.46%) QA
7 1 (0.051%) BS25999
7 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 285 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (4.32%) Active Directory
3 40 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.00%) XenServer
5 36 (1.85%) vSphere
6 27 (1.39%) iptables
7 26 (1.34%) KVM
8 23 (1.18%) Postfix
8 23 (1.18%) Samba
9 22 (1.13%) VMware ESX
9 22 (1.13%) Xen
10 20 (1.03%) Terminal Services
11 17 (0.87%) Firmware
12 13 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.51%) XenApp
13 10 (0.51%) ProxySG
14 7 (0.36%) NFS
15 6 (0.31%) Kamailio
16 5 (0.26%) OpenSIPS
17 4 (0.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 89 (4.57%) Nagios
2 75 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
3 66 (3.39%) FortiGate
4 61 (3.13%) Cacti
5 47 (2.42%) SolarWinds Orion
6 45 (2.31%) Puppet
7 41 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
8 33 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 28 (1.44%) Cisco LMS
9 28 (1.44%) Opsview
10 24 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (1.08%) OpenView
12 19 (0.98%) ZABBIX
13 16 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
13 16 (0.82%) HP NNM
14 14 (0.72%) OPNET
14 14 (0.72%) Salt
15 12 (0.62%) Graphite
16 11 (0.57%) SELinux
16 11 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1732 (89.00%) Cisco
2 717 (36.84%) Juniper
3 583 (29.96%) F5
4 508 (26.10%) CheckPoint
5 393 (20.20%) VMware
6 234 (12.02%) Microsoft
7 194 (9.97%) SolarWinds
8 189 (9.71%) HP
9 155 (7.97%) Citrix
10 133 (6.83%) Riverbed
11 95 (4.88%) Fortinet
12 83 (4.27%) Red Hat
13 61 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 49 (2.52%) Blue Coat
15 45 (2.31%) Dell
16 42 (2.16%) Nokia
17 41 (2.11%) Avaya
18 32 (1.64%) Infoblox
19 29 (1.49%) Imperva
19 29 (1.49%) Brocade
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + 20% Allow + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Stott and May
Salary: £60k-£70k + 20% bonus + car
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + on call + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Bonus + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and comprehensive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago