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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 322 401 311
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -90
Permanent jobs citing BGP 367 304 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.61% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.09% 3.81% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 302 266 282
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,700 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
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
7211 7977 7977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.47% 15.88% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6097 6598 6555
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +21 108 £54,500 +9.00% 15
Canary Wharf +7 6 - -
Bromley - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £52,500 -
Paddington - 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 792 (93.29%) Cisco
2 573 (67.49%) OSPF
3 548 (64.55%) Cisco Certification
4 541 (63.72%) Firewall
5 439 (51.71%) MPLS
6 403 (47.47%) CCNP
7 347 (40.87%) EIGRP
8 345 (40.64%) Cisco ASA
9 340 (40.05%) WAN
10 322 (37.93%) VPN
11 321 (37.81%) Juniper
12 299 (35.22%) LAN
13 297 (34.98%) Data Centre
14 282 (33.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 275 (32.39%) F5
16 241 (28.39%) CCNA
17 226 (26.62%) Linux
18 224 (26.38%) Finance
19 210 (24.73%) CheckPoint
20 205 (24.15%) IPsec
21 201 (23.67%) Wireless
22 190 (22.38%) Network Design
23 181 (21.32%) Cisco IOS
23 181 (21.32%) Network Security
24 165 (19.43%) TCP/IP
25 155 (18.26%) DNS
26 147 (17.31%) CCIE
27 144 (16.96%) Telecoms
28 141 (16.61%) HSRP
29 140 (16.49%) Windows

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 38 (4.48%) Lync
2 27 (3.18%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.47%) Apache
4 17 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.30%) nginx
6 9 (1.06%) Confluence
6 9 (1.06%) MediaWiki
7 8 (0.94%) IIS
8 5 (0.59%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.12%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 47 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 43 (5.06%) MS Visio
3 16 (1.88%) MS Office
4 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.41%) IaaS
2 10 (1.18%) SaaS
3 8 (0.94%) PaaS
4 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 573 (67.49%) OSPF
2 541 (63.72%) Firewall
3 439 (51.71%) MPLS
4 347 (40.87%) EIGRP
5 345 (40.64%) Cisco ASA
6 340 (40.05%) WAN
7 322 (37.93%) VPN
8 299 (35.22%) LAN
9 282 (33.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 205 (24.15%) IPsec
11 201 (23.67%) Wireless
12 181 (21.32%) Cisco IOS
12 181 (21.32%) Network Security
13 165 (19.43%) TCP/IP
14 155 (18.26%) DNS
15 141 (16.61%) HSRP
16 139 (16.37%) VLAN
17 104 (12.25%) VPLS
18 101 (11.90%) SSL
19 100 (11.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.18%) MySQL
2 11 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (0.94%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (1.30%) Jenkins
1 11 (1.30%) JIRA
1 11 (1.30%) Hudson
1 11 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.06%) Subversion
3 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 224 (26.38%) Finance
2 144 (16.96%) Telecoms
3 51 (6.01%) Banking
4 26 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 18 (2.12%) Games
6 17 (2.00%) Marketing
7 16 (1.88%) Legal
8 15 (1.77%) Advertising
9 14 (1.65%) Retail
10 9 (1.06%) Online Betting
10 9 (1.06%) Electronics
10 9 (1.06%) Back Office
10 9 (1.06%) Law
10 9 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.47%) French Language
12 2 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.12%) International Banking
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 532 (62.66%) Network Engineer
2 120 (14.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 88 (10.37%) Support Engineer
4 77 (9.07%) Consultant
5 66 (7.77%) Network Support
6 57 (6.71%) Network Support Engineer
7 52 (6.12%) Design Engineer
8 51 (6.01%) Cisco Engineer
9 49 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 43 (5.06%) Security Engineer
11 42 (4.95%) Network Design Engineer
12 37 (4.36%) Senior Consultant
12 37 (4.36%) Network Consultant
13 35 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
14 31 (3.65%) Operations Engineer
15 28 (3.30%) Implementation Engineer
15 28 (3.30%) IP Engineer
16 27 (3.18%) Team Leader
17 25 (2.94%) Network Implementation Engineer
18 24 (2.83%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.41%) XMPP
2 10 (1.18%) HTML
2 10 (1.18%) Silverlight
3 7 (0.82%) SOAP
4 4 (0.47%) LAMP
4 4 (0.47%) .NET
5 1 (0.12%) ISPF
5 1 (0.12%) RESTful
5 1 (0.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 297 (34.98%) Data Centre
2 67 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (2.94%) Hedge funds
4 22 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 22 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.12%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.88%) IPTV
8 13 (1.53%) Digital Media
8 13 (1.53%) Equities
9 12 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.41%) Over-the-Top Content
10 11 (1.30%) Derivative
10 11 (1.30%) Wiki
10 11 (1.30%) Online Games
11 10 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (1.06%) DTV
13 8 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
14 7 (0.82%) Replication
15 6 (0.71%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 226 (26.62%) Linux
2 140 (16.49%) Windows
3 90 (10.60%) UNIX
4 35 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (4.12%) CentOS
5 21 (2.47%) Ubuntu
6 20 (2.36%) Solaris
7 19 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.30%) Debian
9 10 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (22.38%) Network Design
2 128 (15.08%) ITIL
3 98 (11.54%) Network Management
4 97 (11.43%) Load Balancing
5 64 (7.54%) Network Monitoring
6 63 (7.42%) Service Delivery
7 61 (7.18%) Project Management
8 59 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 46 (5.42%) Capacity Planning
10 35 (4.12%) Migration
10 35 (4.12%) Low Latency
11 32 (3.77%) Change Control
12 31 (3.65%) Incident Management
13 29 (3.42%) Network Load Balancing
14 28 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
14 28 (3.30%) Mentoring
14 28 (3.30%) Change Management
15 26 (3.06%) WAN Optimisation
16 22 (2.59%) DDoS Mitigation
16 22 (2.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 67 (7.89%) Python
2 52 (6.12%) Perl
3 34 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 27 (3.18%) Ruby
5 23 (2.71%) PHP
6 15 (1.77%) SQL
6 15 (1.77%) C
7 14 (1.65%) Java
8 11 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.18%) Tcl
10 7 (0.82%) C++
11 5 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 548 (64.55%) Cisco Certification
2 403 (47.47%) CCNP
3 241 (28.39%) CCNA
4 147 (17.31%) CCIE
5 86 (10.13%) Degree
6 38 (4.48%) CCSA
7 36 (4.24%) CCDP
8 32 (3.77%) CCIP
9 27 (3.18%) Security Cleared
10 24 (2.83%) CCSP
10 24 (2.83%) JNCIP
11 20 (2.36%) SC Cleared
12 18 (2.12%) JNCIA
12 18 (2.12%) CCSE
13 15 (1.77%) CCDA
14 14 (1.65%) JNCIE
15 13 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.06%) DV Cleared
17 8 (0.94%) CISSP
17 8 (0.94%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.42%) SLA
2 26 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.30%) COBIT
4 10 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 90 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 19 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.88%) iptables
6 11 (1.30%) Postfix
7 10 (1.18%) Firmware
8 9 (1.06%) XenServer
8 9 (1.06%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.06%) Samba
9 6 (0.71%) vSphere
9 6 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.47%) XenApp
10 4 (0.47%) Docker
11 1 (0.12%) KVM
11 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.12%) Snort
11 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 51 (6.01%) Cacti
2 47 (5.54%) Nagios
3 35 (4.12%) Cisco Prime
4 29 (3.42%) FortiGate
5 28 (3.30%) SolarWinds Orion
6 25 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
7 22 (2.59%) CiscoWorks
8 20 (2.36%) OpenView
9 15 (1.77%) Cisco UCCX
10 13 (1.53%) Puppet
10 13 (1.53%) OPNET
11 11 (1.30%) OpenNMS
12 10 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (1.18%) Graphite
13 9 (1.06%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.94%) SELinux
15 5 (0.59%) Ansible
16 4 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
16 4 (0.47%) SCOM
16 4 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 792 (93.29%) Cisco
2 321 (37.81%) Juniper
3 275 (32.39%) F5
4 210 (24.73%) CheckPoint
5 131 (15.43%) VMware
6 103 (12.13%) SolarWinds
7 96 (11.31%) Microsoft
8 93 (10.95%) HP
9 83 (9.78%) Riverbed
10 66 (7.77%) Citrix
11 56 (6.60%) Red Hat
12 51 (6.01%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 39 (4.59%) Fortinet
13 39 (4.59%) Dell
14 20 (2.36%) Avaya
15 18 (2.12%) Symantec
16 17 (2.00%) Bloomberg
16 17 (2.00%) IBM
16 17 (2.00%) Mitel
17 13 (1.53%) Meraki
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 80% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Vnetrix Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + 20% Allow + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum +Overtime +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits + learning
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus. Pension. Seas
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago