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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 316 387 369
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -18
Permanent jobs citing BGP 876 617 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.65% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.89% 3.71% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 748 484 624
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
17902 16616 20469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.37% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14632 13118 17090
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +106 409 £50,000 -6.54% 50
South East +55 259 £45,500 +1.11% 31
Yorkshire -40 57 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East of England +6 55 £50,000 - 5
North West -13 40 £37,500 -25.00% 13
West Midlands -13 33 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West -9 10 £65,000 +52.94% 3
North East -3 8 £50,000 +53.84%
East Midlands +14 5 £35,750 -28.50% 1
Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1695 (89.49%) Cisco
2 1408 (74.34%) OSPF
3 1339 (70.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1203 (63.52%) Firewall
5 1115 (58.87%) MPLS
6 1051 (55.49%) CCNP
7 799 (42.19%) WAN
8 757 (39.97%) VPN
9 748 (39.49%) EIGRP
10 719 (37.96%) Juniper
11 624 (32.95%) LAN
12 567 (29.94%) Cisco ASA
13 564 (29.78%) CCNA
14 544 (28.72%) TCP/IP
15 522 (27.56%) CheckPoint
16 498 (26.29%) Network Security
17 459 (24.23%) Linux
18 445 (23.50%) Cisco Nexus
19 425 (22.44%) F5
20 401 (21.17%) Wireless
21 383 (20.22%) VMware
22 363 (19.17%) IPsec
22 363 (19.17%) DNS
23 346 (18.27%) VoIP
24 331 (17.48%) Finance
25 323 (17.05%) Telecoms
26 317 (16.74%) ITIL
26 317 (16.74%) Cisco IOS
27 307 (16.21%) Load Balancing
28 306 (16.16%) VLAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 82 (4.33%) Apache
2 81 (4.28%) MS Exchange
2 81 (4.28%) Lync
3 44 (2.32%) IIS
4 22 (1.16%) nginx
5 16 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (0.74%) Confluence
7 13 (0.69%) Moodle
8 11 (0.58%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.53%) MediaWiki
10 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.21%) ejabberd
12 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.21%) Zope
12 4 (0.21%) Plone
13 3 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.11%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 100 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 93 (4.91%) MS Visio
3 76 (4.01%) MS Office
4 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.53%) IaaS
2 27 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (1.11%) SaaS
4 20 (1.06%) Office 365
5 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.26%) PaaS
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1408 (74.34%) OSPF
2 1203 (63.52%) Firewall
3 1115 (58.87%) MPLS
4 799 (42.19%) WAN
5 757 (39.97%) VPN
6 748 (39.49%) EIGRP
7 624 (32.95%) LAN
8 567 (29.94%) Cisco ASA
9 544 (28.72%) TCP/IP
10 498 (26.29%) Network Security
11 445 (23.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 401 (21.17%) Wireless
13 363 (19.17%) IPsec
13 363 (19.17%) DNS
14 346 (18.27%) VoIP
15 317 (16.74%) Cisco IOS
16 306 (16.16%) VLAN
17 305 (16.10%) HSRP
18 265 (13.99%) SSL
19 226 (11.93%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (2.53%) MySQL
2 26 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 24 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 11 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.26%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.21%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.11%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.053%) DB2
13 1 (0.053%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (1.11%) JIRA
2 19 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 19 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 15 (0.79%) Subversion
4 15 (0.79%) Hudson
5 4 (0.21%) Emacs
6 2 (0.11%) TestLink
6 2 (0.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 331 (17.48%) Finance
2 323 (17.05%) Telecoms
3 85 (4.49%) Banking
4 59 (3.12%) Retail
5 40 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 36 (1.90%) Advertising
7 23 (1.21%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.21%) Law
8 22 (1.16%) French Language
8 22 (1.16%) Games
9 19 (1.00%) Marketing
10 16 (0.84%) Back Office
11 11 (0.58%) Legal
11 11 (0.58%) German Language
12 9 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.48%) Billing
13 8 (0.42%) Electronics
14 5 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.26%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.21%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1039 (54.86%) Network Engineer
2 270 (14.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 148 (7.81%) Consultant
4 131 (6.92%) Support Engineer
5 116 (6.12%) Architect
6 113 (5.97%) Network Support
7 101 (5.33%) Network Consultant
8 95 (5.02%) Network Specialist
9 89 (4.70%) Security Engineer
10 88 (4.65%) Network Architect
11 78 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
12 74 (3.91%) Network Support Engineer
12 74 (3.91%) IP Engineer
13 72 (3.80%) Analyst
14 65 (3.43%) Cisco Engineer
15 63 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
16 53 (2.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 53 (2.80%) Network Analyst
17 52 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 48 (2.53%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.21%) LAMP
2 14 (0.74%) XMPP
3 8 (0.42%) Middleware
4 7 (0.37%) SOAP
4 7 (0.37%) Web Services
5 3 (0.16%) .NET
5 3 (0.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (0.11%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (0.11%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.11%) RESTful
6 2 (0.11%) XML
6 2 (0.11%) WSH
6 2 (0.11%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.053%) HTML
7 1 (0.053%) CSS
7 1 (0.053%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 134 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (3.70%) Clustering
3 52 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 38 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
5 36 (1.90%) Hedge funds
6 27 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 24 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 23 (1.21%) Thin Client
8 23 (1.21%) Fat Client
9 17 (0.90%) Open Source
10 16 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
11 14 (0.74%) Statistics
12 13 (0.69%) VLE
13 12 (0.63%) CMDB
14 11 (0.58%) PKI
14 11 (0.58%) Wiki
15 10 (0.53%) AVVID
15 10 (0.53%) IVR
16 9 (0.48%) Derivative
17 8 (0.42%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 459 (24.23%) Linux
2 291 (15.36%) Windows
3 217 (11.46%) UNIX
4 73 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (3.54%) Solaris
6 52 (2.75%) CentOS
7 47 (2.48%) Ubuntu
8 44 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (1.32%) Debian
12 16 (0.84%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.48%) SUSE
15 8 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.32%) OpenBSD
17 5 (0.26%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.21%) openSUSE
18 4 (0.21%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (16.74%) ITIL
2 307 (16.21%) Load Balancing
3 271 (14.31%) Network Design
4 203 (10.72%) Network Management
5 147 (7.76%) Project Management
6 139 (7.34%) Network Monitoring
7 123 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 117 (6.18%) Change Management
9 102 (5.39%) Mentoring
10 96 (5.07%) E-Commerce
11 93 (4.91%) Network Architecture
12 82 (4.33%) Service Delivery
13 70 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
14 69 (3.64%) Migration
15 65 (3.43%) Kalman Filter
15 65 (3.43%) Service Management
16 63 (3.33%) Low Latency
16 63 (3.33%) Change Control
17 52 (2.75%) WAN Optimisation
17 52 (2.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (7.29%) Perl
2 78 (4.12%) Bash Shell
3 72 (3.80%) Python
4 56 (2.96%) PHP
5 49 (2.59%) PowerShell
6 48 (2.53%) Java
7 39 (2.06%) SQL
8 37 (1.95%) Tcl
9 26 (1.37%) Shell Script
10 21 (1.11%) Ruby
10 21 (1.11%) Lisp
11 12 (0.63%) C
12 5 (0.26%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.26%) R
13 2 (0.11%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1339 (70.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1051 (55.49%) CCNP
3 564 (29.78%) CCNA
4 275 (14.52%) CCIE
5 172 (9.08%) Degree
6 127 (6.71%) CCDP
7 107 (5.65%) Security Cleared
8 105 (5.54%) CCSE
9 98 (5.17%) CCSA
10 89 (4.70%) CCIP
11 78 (4.12%) CCSP
12 67 (3.54%) JNCIA
13 57 (3.01%) CISSP
14 55 (2.90%) SC Cleared
15 53 (2.80%) CCDA
16 39 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
17 37 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 34 (1.80%) MCSE
19 33 (1.74%) JNCIS
19 33 (1.74%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (11.88%) SLA
2 85 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 50 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.37%) QA
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.053%) BS25999
System Software
1 270 (14.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 67 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
4 53 (2.80%) vSphere
5 36 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 28 (1.48%) XenServer
7 20 (1.06%) XenApp
8 19 (1.00%) Postfix
9 17 (0.90%) Terminal Services
10 16 (0.84%) VMware ESX
11 15 (0.79%) Samba
11 15 (0.79%) Firmware
12 12 (0.63%) XenDesktop
12 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (0.58%) ProxySG
14 7 (0.37%) vCloud
15 5 (0.26%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.26%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 81 (4.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 69 (3.64%) Nagios
3 60 (3.17%) CiscoWorks
4 59 (3.12%) Cisco Prime
5 58 (3.06%) Cacti
6 46 (2.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 41 (2.16%) FortiGate
8 25 (1.32%) SCOM
9 24 (1.27%) HP NNM
10 23 (1.21%) Puppet
11 21 (1.11%) OpenView
11 21 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
12 15 (0.79%) Cisco LMS
12 15 (0.79%) Opsview
12 15 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (0.69%) Netcool
13 13 (0.69%) Zenoss
13 13 (0.69%) ZABBIX
14 11 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
15 10 (0.53%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1695 (89.49%) Cisco
2 719 (37.96%) Juniper
3 522 (27.56%) CheckPoint
4 425 (22.44%) F5
5 383 (20.22%) VMware
6 220 (11.62%) SolarWinds
7 216 (11.40%) Microsoft
8 174 (9.19%) HP
9 120 (6.34%) Citrix
10 115 (6.07%) Fortinet
11 107 (5.65%) Red Hat
12 97 (5.12%) Blue Coat
13 89 (4.70%) Riverbed
14 59 (3.12%) Aruba
15 58 (3.06%) Avaya
16 47 (2.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 40 (2.11%) Nokia
18 37 (1.95%) Nortel
18 37 (1.95%) Infoblox
19 34 (1.80%) Brocade
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus + 6% pension + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Clevedon, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £44,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Great benefits +
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + pension, healthcare, bonus and more
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + £6,600 Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Negotiable plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Negotiable plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago