The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / London
Rank 246 319 313
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 430 376 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.28% 0.94% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 5.94% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 374 313 347
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%

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
5376 6326 7134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.02% 15.77% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4575 5350 6040
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

BGP Salary Histogram in London

BGP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 61 £55,000 +12.82% 10
Croydon - 13 £52,500 -
Canary Wharf -14 3 £70,000 +19.14%
Docklands, London -4 1 £102,500 +86.36%
Chiswick - 1 £50,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing BGP 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.

1 604 (77.63%) OSPF
2 583 (74.94%) Cisco
3 491 (63.11%) Cisco Certification
4 471 (60.54%) MPLS
5 450 (57.84%) Firewall
6 411 (52.83%) CCNP
7 345 (44.34%) Juniper
8 330 (42.42%) VPN
9 319 (41.00%) WAN
10 281 (36.12%) LAN
11 272 (34.96%) Data Centre
12 247 (31.75%) EIGRP
13 220 (28.28%) Wireless
14 208 (26.74%) Palo Alto
15 202 (25.96%) Network Security
16 181 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
16 181 (23.26%) Linux
17 179 (23.01%) TCP/IP
18 178 (22.88%) Network Design
19 176 (22.62%) DNS
20 170 (21.85%) Telecoms
21 162 (20.82%) CCNA
22 156 (20.05%) F5
23 149 (19.15%) Finance
24 147 (18.89%) CheckPoint
25 143 (18.38%) Cisco Nexus
26 142 (18.25%) CCIE
27 124 (15.94%) HSRP
28 122 (15.68%) IPsec
29 102 (13.11%) RIP

BGP
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (1.41%) MS Exchange
1 11 (1.41%) OpenStack
2 10 (1.29%) IIS
3 8 (1.03%) Apache
3 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.26%) lighttpd
5 2 (0.26%) nginx
5 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 18 (2.31%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.67%) MS Office
4 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.54%) Office 365
3 11 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.29%) IaaS
5 5 (0.64%) SaaS
5 5 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.51%) Akamai
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.26%) Route 53
7 2 (0.26%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 604 (77.63%) OSPF
2 471 (60.54%) MPLS
3 450 (57.84%) Firewall
4 330 (42.42%) VPN
5 319 (41.00%) WAN
6 281 (36.12%) LAN
7 247 (31.75%) EIGRP
8 220 (28.28%) Wireless
9 202 (25.96%) Network Security
10 181 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
11 179 (23.01%) TCP/IP
12 176 (22.62%) DNS
13 143 (18.38%) Cisco Nexus
14 124 (15.94%) HSRP
15 122 (15.68%) IPsec
16 102 (13.11%) RIP
17 99 (12.72%) VLAN
18 98 (12.60%) Multicast
19 88 (11.31%) VRRP
20 83 (10.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.29%) MySQL
2 4 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
2 11 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.29%) Subversion
4 8 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.26%) Firebug
6 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
General
1 170 (21.85%) Telecoms
2 149 (19.15%) Finance
3 63 (8.10%) Banking
4 37 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 27 (3.47%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.96%) Retail
7 14 (1.80%) Online Betting
8 11 (1.41%) Games
9 9 (1.16%) Legal
9 9 (1.16%) Marketing
10 8 (1.03%) French Language
10 8 (1.03%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.64%) Front Office
12 4 (0.51%) Law
12 4 (0.51%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 507 (65.17%) Network Engineer
2 171 (21.98%) Senior Network Engineer
3 118 (15.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 109 (14.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 88 (11.31%) Juniper Engineer
6 45 (5.78%) Security Engineer
7 44 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
8 43 (5.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 42 (5.40%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 35 (4.50%) NOC Engineer
11 34 (4.37%) Consultant
12 31 (3.98%) IP Engineer
12 31 (3.98%) IP Network Engineer
13 29 (3.73%) Analyst
14 28 (3.60%) Design Engineer
14 28 (3.60%) Network Support
15 27 (3.47%) Team Leader
16 26 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 26 (3.34%) Network Team Leader
17 25 (3.21%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.91%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (0.51%) LAMP
4 3 (0.39%) FreeSWITCH
4 3 (0.39%) Web Services
4 3 (0.39%) XMPP
5 2 (0.26%) Ajax
5 2 (0.26%) CSS
5 2 (0.26%) CSS3
5 2 (0.26%) HTML
5 2 (0.26%) HTML5
5 2 (0.26%) JSP
5 2 (0.26%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.26%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 272 (34.96%) Data Centre
2 68 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 28 (3.60%) BYOD
5 25 (3.21%) Clustering
6 21 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.70%) Hedge funds
7 16 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.29%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (1.03%) Eurex
10 7 (0.90%) IPTV
11 6 (0.77%) Equities
11 6 (0.77%) Statistics
12 5 (0.64%) CMDB
13 4 (0.51%) FMCG
13 4 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.51%) Replication
13 4 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.39%) User Experience
14 3 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 181 (23.26%) Linux
2 79 (10.15%) Unix
3 70 (9.00%) Windows
4 35 (4.50%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.80%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.16%) CentOS
8 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.03%) Solaris
10 7 (0.90%) Debian
11 6 (0.77%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.64%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.26%) AIX
16 1 (0.13%) CatOS
16 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (22.88%) Network Design
2 91 (11.70%) ITIL
3 77 (9.90%) Network Architecture
4 72 (9.25%) Business Continuity
5 63 (8.10%) Network Management
6 62 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 60 (7.71%) Load Balancing
8 52 (6.68%) Change Management
9 47 (6.04%) Network Monitoring
10 43 (5.53%) High Availability
11 39 (5.01%) Change Control
11 39 (5.01%) Service Management
12 36 (4.63%) Kalman Filter
13 33 (4.24%) ITSM
14 32 (4.11%) Information Security
15 31 (3.98%) Low Latency
16 30 (3.86%) DDoS Mitigation
17 29 (3.73%) Presales
18 27 (3.47%) Project Management
19 23 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (10.67%) Python
2 50 (6.43%) Bash Shell
3 43 (5.53%) Perl
4 11 (1.41%) Ruby
5 10 (1.29%) C
6 9 (1.16%) Lisp
7 8 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.90%) SQL
9 5 (0.64%) Tcl
10 3 (0.39%) PHP
10 3 (0.39%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.26%) C++
11 2 (0.26%) Java
11 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.13%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.13%) Jython
12 1 (0.13%) Lua
Qualifications
1 491 (63.11%) Cisco Certification
2 411 (52.83%) CCNP
3 162 (20.82%) CCNA
4 142 (18.25%) CCIE
5 87 (11.18%) Degree
6 58 (7.46%) JNCIP
7 46 (5.91%) JNCIA
8 35 (4.50%) JNCIS
9 28 (3.60%) CCDP
10 18 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (2.19%) CCIP
12 16 (2.06%) MCSE
13 15 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.67%) Security Cleared
15 11 (1.41%) CISSP
16 10 (1.29%) CCSE
16 10 (1.29%) SC Cleared
17 8 (1.03%) CCSP
18 7 (0.90%) CCVP
18 7 (0.90%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.24%) SLA
2 18 (2.31%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.29%) JSP 440
3 10 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.26%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.26%) QA
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (10.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.80%) NFS
5 13 (1.67%) Firmware
5 13 (1.67%) ProxySG
5 13 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.54%) vSphere
7 10 (1.29%) iptables
8 8 (1.03%) KVM
9 7 (0.90%) Xen
10 6 (0.77%) Docker
10 6 (0.77%) QEMU
11 5 (0.64%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.39%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.39%) OpenSIPS
13 2 (0.26%) Snort
14 1 (0.13%) Kamailio
14 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (5.27%) Ansible
2 35 (4.50%) Nagios
3 32 (4.11%) Puppet
4 28 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 26 (3.34%) FortiGate
6 15 (1.93%) Cacti
6 15 (1.93%) Cisco Prime
7 13 (1.67%) Cisco CME
8 12 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.41%) Endace
9 11 (1.41%) HAProxy
10 8 (1.03%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.90%) vRealize
12 6 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.77%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.77%) Mesos
12 6 (0.77%) OpenNMS
12 6 (0.77%) rkt
12 6 (0.77%) Salt
13 5 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 583 (74.94%) Cisco
2 345 (44.34%) Juniper
3 208 (26.74%) Palo Alto
4 156 (20.05%) F5
5 147 (18.89%) CheckPoint
6 98 (12.60%) VMware
7 76 (9.77%) SolarWinds
8 74 (9.51%) Riverbed
9 54 (6.94%) Fortinet
10 43 (5.53%) Extreme Networks
11 42 (5.40%) HP
12 40 (5.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 34 (4.37%) Microsoft
14 29 (3.73%) Red Hat
15 28 (3.60%) Nokia
16 27 (3.47%) Avaya
17 24 (3.08%) Citrix
18 23 (2.96%) Aruba
18 23 (2.96%) SonicWALL
19 21 (2.70%) Forcepoint
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10% + On Call
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, 30 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Palantir Technologies
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum pension, medical insurance, profit a
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
World Fuel Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 11 days ago