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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 260 382 305
Rank change year-on-year
+122 -77
Permanent jobs citing BGP 500 303 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.12% 0.62% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 3.94% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 418 253 301
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £38,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.29%
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
7805 7698 8484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.48% 15.81% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6513 6305 6994
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 April 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 April 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 +80 190 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Canary Wharf - 7 - -
Uxbridge - 3 £52,500 -
Croydon +10 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 836 (93.30%) Cisco
2 576 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 575 (64.17%) OSPF
3 575 (64.17%) Firewall
4 478 (53.35%) MPLS
5 427 (47.66%) CCNP
6 394 (43.97%) EIGRP
7 380 (42.41%) VPN
8 363 (40.51%) WAN
9 336 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
10 332 (37.05%) Juniper
11 294 (32.81%) LAN
12 271 (30.25%) F5
12 271 (30.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 264 (29.46%) CCNA
14 257 (28.68%) Finance
15 239 (26.67%) Linux
16 226 (25.22%) Wireless
17 204 (22.77%) Network Design
18 197 (21.99%) Network Security
18 197 (21.99%) IPsec
19 195 (21.76%) CheckPoint
20 188 (20.98%) TCP/IP
21 173 (19.31%) Cisco IOS
22 165 (18.42%) Telecoms
23 159 (17.75%) DNS
24 158 (17.63%) ITIL
25 152 (16.96%) Windows
26 148 (16.52%) HSRP
27 144 (16.07%) VMware

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (4.24%) Lync
2 27 (3.01%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.57%) Apache
4 14 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.12%) nginx
6 8 (0.89%) Confluence
6 8 (0.89%) IIS
6 8 (0.89%) MediaWiki
7 5 (0.56%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.11%) CloudStack
Applications
1 60 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.02%) MS Visio
3 19 (2.12%) MS Office
4 4 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.56%) SaaS
2 10 (1.12%) IaaS
3 8 (0.89%) PaaS
4 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 575 (64.17%) OSPF
1 575 (64.17%) Firewall
2 478 (53.35%) MPLS
3 394 (43.97%) EIGRP
4 380 (42.41%) VPN
5 363 (40.51%) WAN
6 336 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 294 (32.81%) LAN
8 271 (30.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 226 (25.22%) Wireless
10 197 (21.99%) IPsec
10 197 (21.99%) Network Security
11 188 (20.98%) TCP/IP
12 173 (19.31%) Cisco IOS
13 159 (17.75%) DNS
14 148 (16.52%) HSRP
15 143 (15.96%) VLAN
16 124 (13.84%) VPLS
17 106 (11.83%) VoIP
18 104 (11.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.68%) MySQL
2 10 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.78%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (1.23%) Hudson
1 11 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.12%) JIRA
2 10 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.89%) Subversion
4 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 257 (28.68%) Finance
2 165 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 45 (5.02%) Banking
4 31 (3.46%) Financial Institution
5 29 (3.24%) Advertising
6 17 (1.90%) Law
6 17 (1.90%) Marketing
7 16 (1.79%) Legal
8 14 (1.56%) Games
8 14 (1.56%) Retail
9 10 (1.12%) Back Office
10 9 (1.00%) Electronics
10 9 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.67%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.56%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.22%) French Language
14 2 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 542 (60.49%) Network Engineer
2 134 (14.96%) Senior Network Engineer
3 83 (9.26%) Support Engineer
4 79 (8.82%) Consultant
5 63 (7.03%) Network Support
6 52 (5.80%) Network Support Engineer
7 50 (5.58%) Design Engineer
8 45 (5.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 45 (5.02%) Security Engineer
9 42 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
10 40 (4.46%) Network Consultant
10 40 (4.46%) Network Design Engineer
11 38 (4.24%) IP Engineer
12 37 (4.13%) Network Security Engineer
13 35 (3.91%) Senior Consultant
14 34 (3.79%) Operations Engineer
15 33 (3.68%) Team Leader
16 31 (3.46%) Implementation Engineer
17 27 (3.01%) Architect
18 26 (2.90%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.12%) HTML
1 10 (1.12%) Silverlight
2 9 (1.00%) XMPP
3 7 (0.78%) SOAP
4 4 (0.45%) .NET
4 4 (0.45%) LAMP
5 2 (0.22%) XML
6 1 (0.11%) Middleware
6 1 (0.11%) CSS
6 1 (0.11%) ISPF
6 1 (0.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.13%) Hedge funds
3 27 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.57%) Client/Server
5 22 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.45%) Derivative
6 13 (1.45%) Digital Media
7 12 (1.34%) Over-the-Top Content
7 12 (1.34%) IPTV
7 12 (1.34%) Equities
8 11 (1.23%) Statistics
8 11 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.12%) Wiki
10 9 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
10 9 (1.00%) DTV
11 7 (0.78%) Replication
11 7 (0.78%) Online Games
12 6 (0.67%) CLARiiON
12 6 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 239 (26.67%) Linux
2 152 (16.96%) Windows
3 101 (11.27%) UNIX
4 33 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (3.68%) CentOS
5 20 (2.23%) Solaris
5 20 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.12%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.12%) Debian
10 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.89%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.67%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) VMS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (22.77%) Network Design
2 158 (17.63%) ITIL
3 116 (12.95%) Load Balancing
4 95 (10.60%) Network Management
5 78 (8.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 74 (8.26%) Network Monitoring
7 72 (8.04%) Project Management
8 60 (6.70%) Service Delivery
9 53 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
10 42 (4.69%) Migration
11 39 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
11 39 (4.35%) Low Latency
12 36 (4.02%) Network Load Balancing
12 36 (4.02%) Incident Management
13 31 (3.46%) Mentoring
14 30 (3.35%) Change Management
15 29 (3.24%) Validation
15 29 (3.24%) WAN Optimisation
16 26 (2.90%) Change Control
17 25 (2.79%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (8.04%) Python
2 61 (6.81%) Perl
3 31 (3.46%) Bash Shell
4 27 (3.01%) PHP
5 24 (2.68%) Ruby
6 19 (2.12%) SQL
7 14 (1.56%) C
7 14 (1.56%) Java
7 14 (1.56%) Tcl
8 11 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.67%) C++
11 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 576 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 427 (47.66%) CCNP
3 264 (29.46%) CCNA
4 136 (15.18%) CCIE
5 103 (11.50%) Degree
6 37 (4.13%) CCDP
7 35 (3.91%) CCSA
8 33 (3.68%) CCIP
9 27 (3.01%) CCSP
10 26 (2.90%) JNCIA
11 20 (2.23%) JNCIP
11 20 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (2.12%) Security Cleared
13 16 (1.79%) CCDA
14 14 (1.56%) JNCIS
15 13 (1.45%) CCSE
16 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (1.23%) MCSE
17 11 (1.23%) JNCIE
17 11 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (9.15%) SLA
2 35 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.12%) COBIT
5 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 92 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.79%) iptables
5 15 (1.67%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.23%) Terminal Services
7 10 (1.12%) Postfix
8 8 (0.89%) XenServer
8 8 (0.89%) Firmware
8 8 (0.89%) Samba
9 7 (0.78%) vSphere
9 7 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.56%) XenApp
11 4 (0.45%) Docker
12 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.11%) Snort
13 1 (0.11%) NFS
13 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.11%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 46 (5.13%) Cacti
1 46 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
2 41 (4.58%) Nagios
3 37 (4.13%) SolarWinds Orion
4 32 (3.57%) FortiGate
5 26 (2.90%) CiscoWorks
6 24 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 21 (2.34%) OpenView
8 14 (1.56%) Puppet
9 13 (1.45%) OPNET
10 12 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
10 12 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (1.12%) Graphite
12 8 (0.89%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.89%) Ansible
12 8 (0.89%) SELinux
12 8 (0.89%) OpenNMS
13 6 (0.67%) SCOM
14 4 (0.45%) Cisco IPCC
14 4 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 836 (93.30%) Cisco
2 332 (37.05%) Juniper
3 271 (30.25%) F5
4 195 (21.76%) CheckPoint
5 144 (16.07%) VMware
6 134 (14.96%) SolarWinds
7 117 (13.06%) Microsoft
8 104 (11.61%) HP
9 89 (9.93%) Riverbed
10 78 (8.71%) Citrix
11 57 (6.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 50 (5.58%) Red Hat
13 42 (4.69%) Fortinet
14 38 (4.24%) Dell
15 21 (2.34%) Avaya
16 18 (2.01%) Symantec
17 16 (1.79%) Bloomberg
17 16 (1.79%) Nortel
17 16 (1.79%) Aruba
18 15 (1.67%) Foundry
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + 20% Allow + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + on call + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: High market salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £0.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 18 days ago