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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 278 391 337
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -54
Permanent jobs citing BGP 405 256 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.60% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.70% 3.77% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 362 216 287
Average salary £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.54% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
7108 6788 8772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.22% 15.89% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6004 5489 7425
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +104 171 £50,000 -7.40% 34
Bromley +25 3 £35,000 -39.13%
Hounslow - 3 - -
Greenwich -14 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £51,250 -
Docklands, London - 2 £50,250 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 757 (91.10%) Cisco
2 555 (66.79%) Cisco Certification
3 518 (62.33%) OSPF
4 508 (61.13%) Firewall
5 483 (58.12%) MPLS
6 438 (52.71%) CCNP
7 396 (47.65%) VPN
8 375 (45.13%) WAN
9 352 (42.36%) EIGRP
10 310 (37.30%) Juniper
11 301 (36.22%) LAN
12 271 (32.61%) Cisco ASA
13 243 (29.24%) Wireless
14 223 (26.84%) Finance
14 223 (26.84%) CCNA
15 221 (26.59%) Linux
16 220 (26.47%) Telecoms
17 192 (23.10%) CheckPoint
18 191 (22.98%) TCP/IP
19 188 (22.62%) Cisco Nexus
20 173 (20.82%) F5
21 167 (20.10%) Network Security
22 156 (18.77%) Network Design
23 151 (18.17%) VPLS
24 145 (17.45%) IPsec
25 140 (16.85%) VLAN
26 139 (16.73%) DNS
26 139 (16.73%) Windows
26 139 (16.73%) ITIL
27 131 (15.76%) VMware

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 35 (4.21%) Lync
2 23 (2.77%) Apache
3 22 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.08%) nginx
6 7 (0.84%) Confluence
7 4 (0.48%) ejabberd
7 4 (0.48%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.48%) Zope
7 4 (0.48%) Plone
7 4 (0.48%) IIS
8 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.36%) MediaWiki
9 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 58 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.21%) MS Visio
3 26 (3.13%) MS Office
4 2 (0.24%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.32%) SaaS
2 9 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.84%) IaaS
3 7 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.36%) PaaS
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 518 (62.33%) OSPF
2 508 (61.13%) Firewall
3 483 (58.12%) MPLS
4 396 (47.65%) VPN
5 375 (45.13%) WAN
6 352 (42.36%) EIGRP
7 301 (36.22%) LAN
8 271 (32.61%) Cisco ASA
9 243 (29.24%) Wireless
10 191 (22.98%) TCP/IP
11 188 (22.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 167 (20.10%) Network Security
13 151 (18.17%) VPLS
14 145 (17.45%) IPsec
15 140 (16.85%) VLAN
16 139 (16.73%) DNS
17 130 (15.64%) Cisco IOS
18 120 (14.44%) HSRP
19 118 (14.20%) VoIP
20 110 (13.24%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.13%) MySQL
2 12 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.48%) MariaDB
6 4 (0.48%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.12%) Big Data
9 1 (0.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (0.84%) JIRA
1 7 (0.84%) Hudson
1 7 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.72%) Subversion
3 4 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.48%) Emacs
General
1 223 (26.84%) Finance
2 220 (26.47%) Telecoms
3 50 (6.02%) Banking
4 39 (4.69%) Financial Institution
5 32 (3.85%) Advertising
6 19 (2.29%) Law
6 19 (2.29%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.93%) Back Office
8 15 (1.81%) Retail
8 15 (1.81%) French Language
9 14 (1.68%) Marketing
10 12 (1.44%) Games
11 10 (1.20%) German Language
12 7 (0.84%) Legal
13 6 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.72%) Electronics
14 5 (0.60%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.60%) Billing
14 5 (0.60%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.48%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 508 (61.13%) Network Engineer
2 134 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 65 (7.82%) Network Support
4 61 (7.34%) Support Engineer
5 59 (7.10%) IP Engineer
6 47 (5.66%) Consultant
7 43 (5.17%) Analyst
8 42 (5.05%) Network Support Engineer
9 40 (4.81%) Security Engineer
10 38 (4.57%) Network Analyst
11 35 (4.21%) IP Network Engineer
12 34 (4.09%) Network Security Engineer
13 33 (3.97%) Cisco Engineer
14 31 (3.73%) Network Consultant
15 28 (3.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 27 (3.25%) Architect
17 24 (2.89%) Team Leader
17 24 (2.89%) Network Team Leader
17 24 (2.89%) Implementation Engineer
18 21 (2.53%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.56%) XMPP
2 7 (0.84%) SOAP
2 7 (0.84%) LAMP
3 2 (0.24%) .NET
3 2 (0.24%) Web Services
3 2 (0.24%) XML
3 2 (0.24%) Middleware
3 2 (0.24%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.12%) RESTful
4 1 (0.12%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 34 (4.09%) Hedge funds
4 21 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 15 (1.81%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (1.20%) AVVID
6 10 (1.20%) Statistics
7 8 (0.96%) Derivative
7 8 (0.96%) IVR
7 8 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 6 (0.72%) DTV
8 6 (0.72%) Clustering
8 6 (0.72%) Open Source
9 5 (0.60%) Replication
10 4 (0.48%) CLARiiON
10 4 (0.48%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.48%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 221 (26.59%) Linux
2 139 (16.73%) Windows
3 103 (12.39%) UNIX
4 32 (3.85%) Solaris
5 29 (3.49%) CentOS
6 19 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.96%) Debian
11 8 (0.96%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.84%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.48%) OpenBSD
14 4 (0.48%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.36%) AIX
16 2 (0.24%) HPUX
16 2 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (18.77%) Network Design
2 139 (16.73%) ITIL
3 107 (12.88%) Load Balancing
4 81 (9.75%) Network Management
5 72 (8.66%) Project Management
6 67 (8.06%) Network Monitoring
7 53 (6.38%) Low Latency
8 46 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 45 (5.42%) Change Management
10 41 (4.93%) Capacity Planning
11 38 (4.57%) Service Management
12 33 (3.97%) Migration
13 30 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
14 29 (3.49%) Network Load Balancing
14 29 (3.49%) Incident Management
15 26 (3.13%) Change Control
16 25 (3.01%) WAN Optimisation
17 23 (2.77%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (2.77%) Configuration Management
18 22 (2.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (7.22%) Perl
2 55 (6.62%) Python
3 40 (4.81%) PHP
4 26 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 19 (2.29%) SQL
5 19 (2.29%) Shell Script
6 14 (1.68%) PowerShell
7 13 (1.56%) Tcl
8 7 (0.84%) Ruby
8 7 (0.84%) C
9 5 (0.60%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.48%) Java
11 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 555 (66.79%) Cisco Certification
2 438 (52.71%) CCNP
3 223 (26.84%) CCNA
4 129 (15.52%) CCIE
5 103 (12.39%) Degree
6 46 (5.54%) CCDP
7 38 (4.57%) CCIP
8 35 (4.21%) CCSA
9 30 (3.61%) Security Cleared
10 24 (2.89%) JNCIA
11 19 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (2.17%) CCVP
13 17 (2.05%) CCSP
14 16 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (1.81%) MCSE
15 15 (1.81%) CCDA
15 15 (1.81%) CCSE
15 15 (1.81%) JNCIE
15 15 (1.81%) RHCE
16 14 (1.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.70%) SLA
2 33 (3.97%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.60%) QA
4 5 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (1.81%) vSphere
6 11 (1.32%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.08%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.96%) XenApp
9 7 (0.84%) Postfix
10 5 (0.60%) Firmware
11 4 (0.48%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.48%) Snort
11 4 (0.48%) SpamAssassin
11 4 (0.48%) Varnish
11 4 (0.48%) Ceph
12 3 (0.36%) Samba
12 3 (0.36%) XenServer
13 2 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.12%) vCloud
14 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 43 (5.17%) Nagios
1 43 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 41 (4.93%) Cisco Prime
2 41 (4.93%) CiscoWorks
3 40 (4.81%) Cacti
4 29 (3.49%) SolarWinds Orion
5 21 (2.53%) OpenView
5 21 (2.53%) SCOM
6 18 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
7 16 (1.93%) FortiGate
8 9 (1.08%) Puppet
8 9 (1.08%) OPNET
9 8 (0.96%) Ansible
10 6 (0.72%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.60%) SELinux
11 5 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.48%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.48%) Ganeti
12 4 (0.48%) Bacula
12 4 (0.48%) Graphite
Vendors
1 757 (91.10%) Cisco
2 310 (37.30%) Juniper
3 192 (23.10%) CheckPoint
4 173 (20.82%) F5
5 131 (15.76%) VMware
6 128 (15.40%) Microsoft
7 121 (14.56%) SolarWinds
8 80 (9.63%) HP
9 73 (8.78%) Riverbed
10 58 (6.98%) Citrix
11 56 (6.74%) Fortinet
12 46 (5.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 46 (5.54%) Red Hat
13 37 (4.45%) Avaya
13 37 (4.45%) Aruba
14 34 (4.09%) Nortel
15 25 (3.01%) Dell
16 24 (2.89%) Blue Coat
17 19 (2.29%) Brocade
17 19 (2.29%) Foundry
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + £3k shift + £kOT + £2k clothing +Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
TRG
Salary: 65000-75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TRG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £78000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Pack
Posted: 5 days ago