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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP-4 over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank 627 689 703
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +14
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.014% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £85,000 -
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -
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
6457 7090 8094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.30% 15.86% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5564 6027 6666
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BGP-4
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing BGP-4 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing BGP-4 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 London region with a requirement for BGP-4.

1 16 (100.00%) Juniper
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 12 (75.00%) RIP
4 11 (68.75%) DNS
4 11 (68.75%) OSPF
4 11 (68.75%) EIGRP
4 11 (68.75%) Firewall
5 10 (62.50%) Network Security
6 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
6 9 (56.25%) WAN
7 7 (43.75%) VPN
7 7 (43.75%) Linux
7 7 (43.75%) MPLS
8 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
8 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (37.50%) DHCP
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (31.25%) F5
9 5 (31.25%) Multicast
9 5 (31.25%) Internet
9 5 (31.25%) HTTP
10 4 (25.00%) CCNP
10 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (25.00%) FTP
10 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
10 4 (25.00%) snoop

BGP-4
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) LAN
1 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 12 (75.00%) RIP
3 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 11 (68.75%) EIGRP
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) OSPF
4 10 (62.50%) Network Security
5 9 (56.25%) WAN
6 7 (43.75%) MPLS
6 7 (43.75%) VPN
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (37.50%) DHCP
7 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (31.25%) HTTP
8 5 (31.25%) Internet
8 5 (31.25%) Multicast
9 4 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Check Point Support
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Support
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall Support
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper Support
3 5 (31.25%) Network Support
4 3 (18.75%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
3 2 (12.50%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Facilities Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Juniper
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade