The table below looks at the statistics for BGP 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 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 252 372 327
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -45
Permanent jobs citing BGP 482 279 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.15% 0.65% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 4.12% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 421 236 285
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.44%
BGP
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
7413 6764 8400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.62% 15.72% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6197 5463 7034
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in London

BGP
Salary Trend in London

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

BGP Salary Trend in London

BGP
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in London

BGP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +114 214 £55,000 - 17
Uxbridge - 4 £52,500 -
Bromley - 3 £35,000 -
Hounslow - 3 - -
Greenwich -15 2 - -
Canary Wharf +16 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 860 (92.37%) Cisco
2 606 (65.09%) Cisco Certification
3 586 (62.94%) Firewall
4 585 (62.84%) OSPF
5 507 (54.46%) MPLS
6 476 (51.13%) CCNP
7 430 (46.19%) VPN
8 411 (44.15%) EIGRP
9 400 (42.96%) WAN
10 330 (35.45%) Juniper
11 319 (34.26%) LAN
11 319 (34.26%) Cisco ASA
12 267 (28.68%) CCNA
12 267 (28.68%) Finance
13 263 (28.25%) Wireless
14 245 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
15 242 (25.99%) Linux
16 223 (23.95%) F5
17 219 (23.52%) Telecoms
18 207 (22.23%) TCP/IP
19 206 (22.13%) CheckPoint
20 196 (21.05%) Network Design
21 185 (19.87%) Network Security
22 182 (19.55%) IPsec
23 160 (17.19%) DNS
24 159 (17.08%) ITIL
25 158 (16.97%) VPLS
26 153 (16.43%) Windows
26 153 (16.43%) HSRP
27 151 (16.22%) VLAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 41 (4.40%) Lync
2 26 (2.79%) MS Exchange
3 25 (2.69%) Apache
4 10 (1.07%) nginx
5 8 (0.86%) Confluence
5 8 (0.86%) IIS
5 8 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.54%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.43%) MediaWiki
8 4 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.32%) Zope
9 3 (0.32%) Plone
9 3 (0.32%) ejabberd
10 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 62 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.19%) MS Visio
3 20 (2.15%) MS Office
4 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.29%) SaaS
2 10 (1.07%) IaaS
3 9 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.43%) PaaS
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 586 (62.94%) Firewall
2 585 (62.84%) OSPF
3 507 (54.46%) MPLS
4 430 (46.19%) VPN
5 411 (44.15%) EIGRP
6 400 (42.96%) WAN
7 319 (34.26%) LAN
7 319 (34.26%) Cisco ASA
8 263 (28.25%) Wireless
9 245 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 207 (22.23%) TCP/IP
11 185 (19.87%) Network Security
12 182 (19.55%) IPsec
13 160 (17.19%) DNS
14 158 (16.97%) VPLS
15 153 (16.43%) HSRP
16 151 (16.22%) VLAN
17 149 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
18 119 (12.78%) Multicast
19 117 (12.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.01%) MySQL
2 14 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.54%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.32%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.07%) JIRA
1 10 (1.07%) Hudson
1 10 (1.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.54%) Subversion
4 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.32%) Emacs
General
1 267 (28.68%) Finance
2 219 (23.52%) Telecoms
3 53 (5.69%) Banking
4 41 (4.40%) Financial Institution
5 35 (3.76%) Advertising
6 18 (1.93%) Law
7 15 (1.61%) Back Office
7 15 (1.61%) Marketing
7 15 (1.61%) French Language
8 14 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.50%) Retail
9 12 (1.29%) Legal
10 11 (1.18%) Games
11 10 (1.07%) German Language
12 8 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.86%) Electronics
13 6 (0.64%) Japanese Language
14 5 (0.54%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.54%) Billing
15 4 (0.43%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 553 (59.40%) Network Engineer
2 139 (14.93%) Senior Network Engineer
3 71 (7.63%) Support Engineer
4 68 (7.30%) Network Support
5 66 (7.09%) Consultant
6 56 (6.02%) IP Engineer
7 45 (4.83%) Network Support Engineer
8 44 (4.73%) Security Engineer
9 40 (4.30%) Cisco Engineer
9 40 (4.30%) Analyst
10 39 (4.19%) Design Engineer
11 37 (3.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 35 (3.76%) Network Analyst
13 34 (3.65%) Network Security Engineer
14 33 (3.54%) Network Consultant
14 33 (3.54%) IP Network Engineer
15 31 (3.33%) Team Leader
16 30 (3.22%) Network Team Leader
17 29 (3.11%) Network Design Engineer
18 28 (3.01%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.72%) XMPP
2 7 (0.75%) SOAP
3 6 (0.64%) Silverlight
4 5 (0.54%) HTML
4 5 (0.54%) LAMP
5 4 (0.43%) .NET
6 2 (0.21%) Web Services
6 2 (0.21%) XML
7 1 (0.11%) Middleware
7 1 (0.11%) CSS
7 1 (0.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 35 (3.76%) Hedge funds
4 23 (2.47%) Client/Server
5 18 (1.93%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
7 14 (1.50%) Derivative
7 14 (1.50%) Statistics
8 10 (1.07%) Equities
8 10 (1.07%) AVVID
8 10 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (0.86%) IVR
10 8 (0.86%) DTV
10 8 (0.86%) Over-the-Top Content
11 7 (0.75%) IPTV
11 7 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.75%) FlexPod
12 6 (0.64%) Clustering
12 6 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 242 (25.99%) Linux
2 153 (16.43%) Windows
3 102 (10.96%) UNIX
4 32 (3.44%) CentOS
5 27 (2.90%) Solaris
6 25 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.29%) Windows 7
11 11 (1.18%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.07%) Debian
13 9 (0.97%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.86%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.54%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.32%) OpenBSD
16 3 (0.32%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.21%) AIX
17 2 (0.21%) HPUX
18 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (21.05%) Network Design
2 159 (17.08%) ITIL
3 126 (13.53%) Load Balancing
4 89 (9.56%) Network Management
5 85 (9.13%) Network Monitoring
6 74 (7.95%) Project Management
7 61 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 48 (5.16%) Capacity Planning
9 42 (4.51%) Low Latency
10 40 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
11 39 (4.19%) Service Delivery
12 38 (4.08%) Change Management
13 37 (3.97%) Network Load Balancing
14 34 (3.65%) Service Management
15 33 (3.54%) Migration
16 32 (3.44%) Incident Management
17 28 (3.01%) WAN Optimisation
18 26 (2.79%) Performance Tuning
18 26 (2.79%) Change Control
19 22 (2.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 66 (7.09%) Python
2 65 (6.98%) Perl
3 39 (4.19%) PHP
4 31 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 18 (1.93%) Shell Script
6 15 (1.61%) Ruby
7 14 (1.50%) SQL
7 14 (1.50%) Tcl
7 14 (1.50%) C
8 13 (1.40%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.64%) Java
10 5 (0.54%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.21%) C++
12 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 606 (65.09%) Cisco Certification
2 476 (51.13%) CCNP
3 267 (28.68%) CCNA
4 130 (13.96%) CCIE
5 113 (12.14%) Degree
6 49 (5.26%) CCDP
7 41 (4.40%) CCSA
8 32 (3.44%) CCIP
9 29 (3.11%) JNCIA
10 25 (2.69%) Security Cleared
11 24 (2.58%) CCSP
12 19 (2.04%) CCDA
13 18 (1.93%) CCVP
14 16 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (1.61%) RHCE
15 15 (1.61%) MCSE
15 15 (1.61%) CCSE
15 15 (1.61%) JNCIS
16 14 (1.50%) JNCIP
17 13 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (8.81%) SLA
2 36 (3.87%) PCI DSS
3 21 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.54%) QA
5 4 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 79 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.29%) vSphere
4 12 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.18%) Terminal Services
6 10 (1.07%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.07%) Postfix
7 9 (0.97%) XenApp
8 6 (0.64%) Firmware
9 4 (0.43%) Samba
9 4 (0.43%) XenServer
9 4 (0.43%) Docker
9 4 (0.43%) Snort
10 3 (0.32%) Ceph
10 3 (0.32%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (0.32%) Varnish
11 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 47 (5.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 44 (4.73%) Cacti
3 43 (4.62%) Cisco Prime
4 42 (4.51%) Nagios
5 39 (4.19%) CiscoWorks
6 38 (4.08%) SolarWinds Orion
7 26 (2.79%) FortiGate
8 20 (2.15%) OpenView
9 19 (2.04%) SCOM
10 18 (1.93%) Cisco UCCX
11 13 (1.40%) OPNET
12 11 (1.18%) Puppet
12 11 (1.18%) Ansible
13 10 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (0.97%) SELinux
15 5 (0.54%) Graphite
15 5 (0.54%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
17 3 (0.32%) Zenoss
17 3 (0.32%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 860 (92.37%) Cisco
2 330 (35.45%) Juniper
3 223 (23.95%) F5
4 206 (22.13%) CheckPoint
5 145 (15.57%) VMware
6 139 (14.93%) SolarWinds
7 132 (14.18%) Microsoft
8 98 (10.53%) HP
9 90 (9.67%) Riverbed
10 75 (8.06%) Citrix
11 62 (6.66%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 52 (5.59%) Red Hat
13 45 (4.83%) Fortinet
14 39 (4.19%) Avaya
15 31 (3.33%) Dell
16 29 (3.11%) Nortel
16 29 (3.11%) Aruba
17 18 (1.93%) Foundry
18 17 (1.83%) Blue Coat
19 16 (1.72%) Brocade
London
ITV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Base Salary + Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago