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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank 634 - 639
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% - 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.039% - 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £37,500
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
7697 6973 8637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 15.90% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6367 5903 7306
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 9 (100.00%) Network Management
1 9 (100.00%) Multicast
2 6 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (66.67%) SNMP
2 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 6 (66.67%) IPsec
2 6 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) BCP
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) IKE
2 6 (66.67%) IPv4
2 6 (66.67%) IPv6
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) RIP
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 3 (33.33%) IPTV

BGP-4
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 9 (100.00%) Multicast
2 6 (66.67%) SNMP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 6 (66.67%) IPsec
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) IKE
2 6 (66.67%) IPv4
2 6 (66.67%) IPv6
3 3 (33.33%) RIP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Data Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Network Management
2 6 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) BCP
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) F5