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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank 627 615 611
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 3 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.013% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.041% 0.083% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
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
7335 7251 9161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6221 5941 7785
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) RIP
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) JNCIP
2 6 (85.71%) IPTV
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) Release Management
2 6 (85.71%) SaaS
2 6 (85.71%) Network Management
2 6 (85.71%) Change Control
2 6 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (85.71%) Multicast
3 5 (71.43%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling

BGP-4
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) RIP
2 6 (85.71%) Multicast
3 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
1 6 (85.71%) Network Management
1 6 (85.71%) Change Control
1 6 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) JNCIP
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) F5