The table below looks at the statistics for BGP-4 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP-4 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank 606 643 600
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -43
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.056% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £37,500 - £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
BGP-4
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7558 7119 8382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.66% 15.67% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6292 5825 6903
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

BGP-4
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP-4 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP-4 Jobs Demand Trend in London

BGP-4
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP-4 across the London region.

BGP-4 Salary Trend in London

BGP-4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing BGP-4 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-4.

1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) IPTV
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Facility Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast

BGP-4
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing BGP-4 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-4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) X.21
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Facility Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) F5