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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 249 366 326
Rank change year-on-year
+117 -40
Permanent jobs citing BGP 511 299 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.17% 0.64% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.64% 4.09% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 437 251 294
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
7698 7306 8478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.60% 15.68% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6419 5985 6987
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +100 226 £56,500 +7.61% 15
Canary Wharf - 5 - -
Uxbridge - 4 £52,500 -
Greenwich -17 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £33,750 -
Croydon +14 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 841 (93.13%) Cisco
2 598 (66.22%) Firewall
3 590 (65.34%) Cisco Certification
4 582 (64.45%) OSPF
5 485 (53.71%) MPLS
6 451 (49.94%) CCNP
7 418 (46.29%) VPN
8 400 (44.30%) EIGRP
9 379 (41.97%) WAN
10 342 (37.87%) Cisco ASA
11 318 (35.22%) Juniper
12 295 (32.67%) LAN
13 257 (28.46%) CCNA
13 257 (28.46%) Finance
14 248 (27.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 246 (27.24%) F5
16 244 (27.02%) Linux
17 238 (26.36%) Wireless
18 215 (23.81%) Network Design
19 204 (22.59%) TCP/IP
20 201 (22.26%) IPsec
21 200 (22.15%) Network Security
22 198 (21.93%) CheckPoint
23 187 (20.71%) Telecoms
24 169 (18.72%) DNS
25 167 (18.49%) Cisco IOS
26 163 (18.05%) ITIL
27 156 (17.28%) Windows
28 155 (17.17%) HSRP
29 149 (16.50%) VLAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 41 (4.54%) Lync
2 27 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.44%) Apache
4 10 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.00%) nginx
6 8 (0.89%) Confluence
6 8 (0.89%) IIS
7 7 (0.78%) MediaWiki
8 5 (0.55%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.33%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 61 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.21%) MS Visio
3 19 (2.10%) MS Office
4 4 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.44%) SaaS
2 9 (1.00%) IaaS
3 8 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.55%) PaaS
5 3 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 598 (66.22%) Firewall
2 582 (64.45%) OSPF
3 485 (53.71%) MPLS
4 418 (46.29%) VPN
5 400 (44.30%) EIGRP
6 379 (41.97%) WAN
7 342 (37.87%) Cisco ASA
8 295 (32.67%) LAN
9 248 (27.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 238 (26.36%) Wireless
11 204 (22.59%) TCP/IP
12 201 (22.26%) IPsec
13 200 (22.15%) Network Security
14 169 (18.72%) DNS
15 167 (18.49%) Cisco IOS
16 155 (17.17%) HSRP
17 149 (16.50%) VLAN
18 134 (14.84%) VPLS
19 121 (13.40%) VoIP
20 113 (12.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.77%) MySQL
2 14 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.55%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.44%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (1.33%) Hudson
1 12 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.11%) JIRA
3 9 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.78%) Subversion
5 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 257 (28.46%) Finance
2 187 (20.71%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.76%) Banking
4 32 (3.54%) Advertising
4 32 (3.54%) Financial Institution
5 22 (2.44%) Law
6 17 (1.88%) Marketing
7 14 (1.55%) Legal
8 13 (1.44%) Back Office
8 13 (1.44%) Retail
9 12 (1.33%) Games
10 11 (1.22%) French Language
11 10 (1.11%) Electronics
11 10 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.66%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.55%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.44%) German Language
16 3 (0.33%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 551 (61.02%) Network Engineer
2 141 (15.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 80 (8.86%) Consultant
4 70 (7.75%) Support Engineer
5 56 (6.20%) Network Support
6 50 (5.54%) Design Engineer
7 49 (5.43%) Security Engineer
8 43 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
9 41 (4.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 41 (4.54%) Network Consultant
10 40 (4.43%) Network Design Engineer
11 39 (4.32%) IP Engineer
11 39 (4.32%) Network Security Engineer
11 39 (4.32%) Cisco Engineer
12 34 (3.77%) Analyst
13 32 (3.54%) Implementation Engineer
14 31 (3.43%) Senior Consultant
15 30 (3.32%) Operations Engineer
16 29 (3.21%) Network Analyst
17 25 (2.77%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.11%) HTML
1 10 (1.11%) Silverlight
2 9 (1.00%) XMPP
3 7 (0.78%) SOAP
4 5 (0.55%) LAMP
5 4 (0.44%) .NET
6 2 (0.22%) XML
7 1 (0.11%) Middleware
7 1 (0.11%) CSS
7 1 (0.11%) ISPF
7 1 (0.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.54%) Computer Science
3 27 (2.99%) Hedge funds
4 21 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.21%) Client/Server
6 14 (1.55%) Derivative
6 14 (1.55%) Statistics
6 14 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
7 12 (1.33%) Over-the-Top Content
8 11 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (1.22%) Equities
9 10 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.11%) DTV
9 10 (1.11%) IPTV
9 10 (1.11%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.00%) Wiki
11 8 (0.89%) AVVID
12 7 (0.78%) Clustering
13 6 (0.66%) CLARiiON
13 6 (0.66%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 244 (27.02%) Linux
2 156 (17.28%) Windows
3 104 (11.52%) UNIX
4 32 (3.54%) CentOS
5 30 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.10%) Solaris
8 15 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.55%) Ubuntu
9 14 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.33%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.00%) Debian
12 8 (0.89%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.11%) VMS
14 1 (0.11%) AIX
14 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (23.81%) Network Design
2 163 (18.05%) ITIL
3 126 (13.95%) Load Balancing
4 86 (9.52%) Network Management
5 80 (8.86%) Network Monitoring
6 68 (7.53%) Project Management
6 68 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 54 (5.98%) Service Delivery
8 53 (5.87%) Capacity Planning
9 40 (4.43%) Kalman Filter
10 37 (4.10%) Network Load Balancing
11 36 (3.99%) Migration
11 36 (3.99%) Low Latency
12 32 (3.54%) Incident Management
13 31 (3.43%) WAN Optimisation
14 29 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
14 29 (3.21%) Mentoring
14 29 (3.21%) Change Management
15 26 (2.88%) Validation
15 26 (2.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 74 (8.19%) Python
2 69 (7.64%) Perl
3 38 (4.21%) PHP
4 34 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 26 (2.88%) Ruby
6 18 (1.99%) C
7 16 (1.77%) SQL
8 14 (1.55%) Tcl
8 14 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 13 (1.44%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.22%) Java
11 6 (0.66%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.44%) C++
13 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 590 (65.34%) Cisco Certification
2 451 (49.94%) CCNP
3 257 (28.46%) CCNA
4 133 (14.73%) CCIE
5 106 (11.74%) Degree
6 43 (4.76%) CCDP
7 40 (4.43%) CCSA
8 32 (3.54%) CCSP
9 31 (3.43%) CCIP
10 25 (2.77%) JNCIA
11 17 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (1.88%) CCDA
11 17 (1.88%) Security Cleared
12 16 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (1.77%) JNCIS
12 16 (1.77%) JNCIP
13 15 (1.66%) MCSE
14 12 (1.33%) CISSP
15 11 (1.22%) CCSE
15 11 (1.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (9.41%) SLA
2 34 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.89%) COBIT
5 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) QA
System Software
1 91 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.77%) iptables
5 11 (1.22%) Terminal Services
6 10 (1.11%) Postfix
7 9 (1.00%) vSphere
7 9 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.00%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.78%) Samba
8 7 (0.78%) Firmware
8 7 (0.78%) XenApp
8 7 (0.78%) XenServer
9 4 (0.44%) Docker
10 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.22%) Snort
11 1 (0.11%) NFS
11 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.11%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 45 (4.98%) Cacti
2 41 (4.54%) Cisco Prime
3 40 (4.43%) SolarWinds Orion
4 36 (3.99%) Nagios
5 35 (3.88%) CiscoWorks
6 34 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
7 29 (3.21%) FortiGate
8 21 (2.33%) OpenView
9 15 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
10 14 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (1.55%) Puppet
10 14 (1.55%) SCOM
11 13 (1.44%) OPNET
11 13 (1.44%) SELinux
12 8 (0.89%) Ansible
13 7 (0.78%) Graphite
13 7 (0.78%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.55%) Salt
15 4 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
16 3 (0.33%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 841 (93.13%) Cisco
2 318 (35.22%) Juniper
3 246 (27.24%) F5
4 198 (21.93%) CheckPoint
5 146 (16.17%) VMware
6 142 (15.73%) SolarWinds
7 125 (13.84%) Microsoft
8 99 (10.96%) HP
9 91 (10.08%) Riverbed
10 82 (9.08%) Citrix
11 56 (6.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 49 (5.43%) Red Hat
13 47 (5.20%) Fortinet
14 37 (4.10%) Dell
15 26 (2.88%) Avaya
16 18 (1.99%) Aruba
17 17 (1.88%) Bloomberg
18 16 (1.77%) Nortel
19 15 (1.66%) Blue Coat
19 15 (1.66%) Foundry
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-60,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Premier IT
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago