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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank 606 651 695
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +44
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.014% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -
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
6227 6918 7916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.83% 15.61% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5355 5870 6569
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 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 19 (100.00%) Juniper
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) LAN
2 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
3 14 (73.68%) DNS
3 14 (73.68%) RIP
3 14 (73.68%) OSPF
3 14 (73.68%) Firewall
4 13 (68.42%) EIGRP
4 13 (68.42%) Network Security
5 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
5 10 (52.63%) WAN
6 9 (47.37%) Linux
6 9 (47.37%) VPN
6 9 (47.37%) MPLS
7 8 (42.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
7 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (42.11%) DHCP
7 8 (42.11%) ITIL
8 6 (31.58%) Internet
8 6 (31.58%) HTTP
9 5 (26.32%) FTP
9 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
9 5 (26.32%) Banking
9 5 (26.32%) SSH
9 5 (26.32%) tcpdump
9 5 (26.32%) snoop
9 5 (26.32%) F5

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 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) LAN
1 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) OSPF
2 14 (73.68%) RIP
3 13 (68.42%) EIGRP
3 13 (68.42%) Network Security
4 10 (52.63%) WAN
5 9 (47.37%) MPLS
5 9 (47.37%) VPN
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (42.11%) DHCP
6 8 (42.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (31.58%) HTTP
7 6 (31.58%) Internet
8 5 (26.32%) FTP
8 5 (26.32%) tcpdump
8 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Check Point Support
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Support
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall Support
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper Support
3 5 (26.32%) Network Support
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Internet of Things
3 2 (10.53%) IPTV
4 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Change Control
3 4 (21.05%) Network Management
3 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
3 4 (21.05%) Release Management
4 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Facilities Management
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Xen
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Juniper
2 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade