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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 322 312 343
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +31
Permanent jobs citing BGP 362 356 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.79% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 4.84% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 308 297 309
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
7790 7361 8396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.42% 16.38% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6452 6149 7116
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -8 139 £52,500 -4.54% 26
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -
West Drayton - 3 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf +8 2 £56,000 -25.33%
Hounslow - 2 £49,500 - 1
Harrow - 2 £66,250 - 1
Hayes - 1 £51,500 - 3
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 602 (92.05%) Cisco
2 395 (60.40%) MPLS
3 381 (58.26%) OSPF
4 379 (57.95%) Cisco Certification
5 345 (52.75%) Firewall
6 303 (46.33%) CCNP
7 300 (45.87%) WAN
8 272 (41.59%) Juniper
9 251 (38.38%) EIGRP
10 224 (34.25%) LAN
11 219 (33.49%) VPN
12 180 (27.52%) Finance
13 169 (25.84%) Telecoms
14 162 (24.77%) Cisco ASA
15 158 (24.16%) TCP/IP
15 158 (24.16%) Linux
16 139 (21.25%) F5
17 138 (21.10%) VPLS
18 125 (19.11%) CCIE
19 122 (18.65%) DNS
20 117 (17.89%) CheckPoint
20 117 (17.89%) VoIP
21 113 (17.28%) Wireless
22 105 (16.06%) Network Design
23 103 (15.75%) CCNA
24 97 (14.83%) IPsec
25 94 (14.37%) Windows
26 93 (14.22%) Multicast
27 90 (13.76%) Network Security
28 88 (13.46%) Cisco IOS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 23 (3.52%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.36%) Lync
2 22 (3.36%) Apache
3 15 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (1.99%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.68%) IIS
6 7 (1.07%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.61%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.61%) nginx
9 3 (0.46%) SAS
10 2 (0.31%) Confluence
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 35 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.36%) MS Office
3 16 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.83%) SaaS
2 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 395 (60.40%) MPLS
2 381 (58.26%) OSPF
3 345 (52.75%) Firewall
4 300 (45.87%) WAN
5 251 (38.38%) EIGRP
6 224 (34.25%) LAN
7 219 (33.49%) VPN
8 162 (24.77%) Cisco ASA
9 158 (24.16%) TCP/IP
10 138 (21.10%) VPLS
11 122 (18.65%) DNS
12 117 (17.89%) VoIP
13 113 (17.28%) Wireless
14 97 (14.83%) IPsec
15 93 (14.22%) Multicast
16 90 (13.76%) Network Security
17 88 (13.46%) Cisco IOS
18 85 (13.00%) Ethernet
19 76 (11.62%) SSL
20 73 (11.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.36%) MySQL
2 18 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.07%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (0.61%) Big Data
5 2 (0.31%) DB2
6 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.15%) OLAP
6 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (0.76%) Subversion
1 5 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 180 (27.52%) Finance
2 169 (25.84%) Telecoms
3 73 (11.16%) Banking
4 39 (5.96%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.36%) Retail
6 20 (3.06%) Advertising
7 11 (1.68%) Publishing
8 9 (1.38%) Games
8 9 (1.38%) Back Office
9 8 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.22%) Marketing
10 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.76%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 463 (70.80%) Network Engineer
2 132 (20.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 52 (7.95%) IP Engineer
4 42 (6.42%) Network Support
5 39 (5.96%) Architect
6 38 (5.81%) Support Engineer
7 34 (5.20%) Network Architect
8 31 (4.74%) Network Support Engineer
9 30 (4.59%) Network Security Engineer
9 30 (4.59%) Team Leader
9 30 (4.59%) Network Team Leader
9 30 (4.59%) Security Engineer
10 28 (4.28%) Test Engineer
11 26 (3.98%) Senior Network Architect
11 26 (3.98%) Senior Architect
12 22 (3.36%) IP Network Engineer
13 20 (3.06%) Lead Network Engineer
14 18 (2.75%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 18 (2.75%) Senior Security Engineer
14 18 (2.75%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.99%) SOAP
2 12 (1.83%) LAMP
3 4 (0.61%) Middleware
4 3 (0.46%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.31%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.31%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.15%) .NET
6 1 (0.15%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 25 (3.82%) Hedge funds
3 11 (1.68%) Open Source
4 8 (1.22%) Clustering
4 8 (1.22%) Fixed Income
4 8 (1.22%) Derivative
4 8 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (1.07%) Equities
6 6 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (0.92%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.61%) Replication
8 3 (0.46%) Statistics
8 3 (0.46%) PKI
9 2 (0.31%) Firmware
9 2 (0.31%) e-Health
9 2 (0.31%) SecurID
9 2 (0.31%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.15%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 158 (24.16%) Linux
2 94 (14.37%) Windows
3 78 (11.93%) UNIX
4 25 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (3.52%) CentOS
5 23 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.99%) Solaris
8 9 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.61%) Debian
9 4 (0.61%) VMS
9 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.31%) SUSE
11 2 (0.31%) AIX
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (16.06%) Network Design
2 88 (13.46%) Low Latency
3 61 (9.33%) ITIL
4 52 (7.95%) Network Management
5 48 (7.34%) Load Balancing
6 41 (6.27%) Network Monitoring
7 37 (5.66%) Network Architecture
8 30 (4.59%) Test Automation
9 27 (4.13%) Change Management
10 22 (3.36%) Capacity Management
10 22 (3.36%) Project Management
11 18 (2.75%) E-Commerce
12 16 (2.45%) Asset Management
12 16 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (2.29%) Validation
14 14 (2.14%) Configuration Management
14 14 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (1.83%) BPR
15 12 (1.83%) Service Delivery
15 12 (1.83%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 62 (9.48%) Perl
2 36 (5.50%) Bash Shell
3 30 (4.59%) Python
4 26 (3.98%) PHP
5 20 (3.06%) Shell Script
5 20 (3.06%) SQL
6 14 (2.14%) Tcl
7 8 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.92%) PowerHouse
9 5 (0.76%) Java
10 2 (0.31%) C
11 1 (0.15%) Ruby
11 1 (0.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 379 (57.95%) Cisco Certification
2 303 (46.33%) CCNP
3 125 (19.11%) CCIE
4 103 (15.75%) CCNA
5 71 (10.86%) Degree
6 43 (6.57%) CCIP
7 37 (5.66%) CCDP
8 24 (3.67%) JNCIE
8 24 (3.67%) CCSE
9 17 (2.60%) CCSA
10 15 (2.29%) Security Cleared
10 15 (2.29%) JNCIS
11 14 (2.14%) JNCIP
12 13 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.99%) Check Point Certification
13 11 (1.68%) SC Cleared
13 11 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (1.53%) HND
15 7 (1.07%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.67%) PCI DSS
2 23 (3.52%) SLA
3 8 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 42 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (5.35%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.52%) vSphere
4 12 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.22%) Postfix
7 7 (1.07%) XenServer
8 6 (0.92%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.92%) XenApp
9 4 (0.61%) Squid
10 3 (0.46%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.15%) UAG
12 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 38 (5.81%) Nagios
2 30 (4.59%) Cacti
3 25 (3.82%) CiscoWorks
4 17 (2.60%) OpenView
4 17 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (1.99%) HP NNM
6 11 (1.68%) Puppet
7 10 (1.53%) ZABBIX
8 9 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.38%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (1.22%) Zenoss
10 7 (1.07%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.76%) SmokePing
12 4 (0.61%) WSUS
12 4 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (0.61%) OSSEC
13 3 (0.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 602 (92.05%) Cisco
2 272 (41.59%) Juniper
3 139 (21.25%) F5
4 117 (17.89%) CheckPoint
5 76 (11.62%) VMware
6 60 (9.17%) HP
7 56 (8.56%) Microsoft
8 49 (7.49%) Citrix
8 49 (7.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 47 (7.19%) SolarWinds
10 40 (6.12%) Dell
11 38 (5.81%) Fortinet
12 36 (5.50%) Aruba
13 34 (5.20%) Red Hat
14 29 (4.43%) Brocade
15 25 (3.82%) Nortel
16 17 (2.60%) Avaya
17 15 (2.29%) Riverbed
17 15 (2.29%) Oracle
18 13 (1.99%) Blue Coat
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