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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 350 289 404
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +115
Permanent jobs citing BGP 331 445 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.81% 1.07% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% 6.06% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 273 399 221
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
6478 7346 6997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.84% 17.68% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5496 6200 5644
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -46 80 £51,250 -6.81% 14
Hounslow +2 7 - -
Hammersmith - 4 - -
Surbiton - 2 £67,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £58,750 -
Wimbledon - 1 £70,000 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 636 (85.25%) Cisco
2 537 (71.98%) OSPF
3 458 (61.39%) Cisco Certification
4 451 (60.46%) MPLS
5 420 (56.30%) Firewall
6 365 (48.93%) CCNP
7 339 (45.44%) VPN
8 336 (45.04%) WAN
9 296 (39.68%) Juniper
10 286 (38.34%) EIGRP
11 261 (34.99%) LAN
12 231 (30.97%) Finance
13 225 (30.16%) Telecoms
14 221 (29.62%) Cisco ASA
15 191 (25.60%) Linux
16 189 (25.34%) F5
17 180 (24.13%) Data Centre
18 177 (23.73%) Cisco Nexus
18 177 (23.73%) Cisco IOS
19 169 (22.65%) Network Security
20 168 (22.52%) TCP/IP
21 163 (21.85%) Wireless
22 152 (20.38%) Load Balancing
23 146 (19.57%) IPsec
24 141 (18.90%) CCNA
25 140 (18.77%) Multicast
26 139 (18.63%) VLAN
27 135 (18.10%) Network Design
28 134 (17.96%) VoIP
29 130 (17.43%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (2.82%) Apache
2 19 (2.55%) nginx
3 14 (1.88%) OpenStack
4 13 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.61%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.07%) Confluence
7 8 (1.07%) Jetty
8 7 (0.94%) MediaWiki
8 7 (0.94%) MTS
9 6 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.80%) Zimbra
10 4 (0.54%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.54%) IIS
11 2 (0.27%) SAS
11 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.13%) uWSGI
Applications
1 42 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 24 (3.22%) MS Office
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.47%) Mimecast
3 9 (1.21%) IaaS
4 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.67%) SaaS
6 3 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 537 (71.98%) OSPF
2 451 (60.46%) MPLS
3 420 (56.30%) Firewall
4 339 (45.44%) VPN
5 336 (45.04%) WAN
6 286 (38.34%) EIGRP
7 261 (34.99%) LAN
8 221 (29.62%) Cisco ASA
9 177 (23.73%) Cisco IOS
9 177 (23.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 169 (22.65%) Network Security
11 168 (22.52%) TCP/IP
12 163 (21.85%) Wireless
13 146 (19.57%) IPsec
14 140 (18.77%) Multicast
15 139 (18.63%) VLAN
16 134 (17.96%) VoIP
17 114 (15.28%) VPLS
18 94 (12.60%) HSRP
19 85 (11.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.08%) MySQL
2 14 (1.88%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.74%) Big Data
4 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (2.95%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.01%) Hudson
4 14 (1.88%) JIRA
5 10 (1.34%) Subversion
6 6 (0.80%) git-flow
7 5 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.13%) Gitweb
General
1 231 (30.97%) Finance
2 225 (30.16%) Telecoms
3 83 (11.13%) Banking
4 35 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.02%) Financial Institution
6 29 (3.89%) Marketing
7 21 (2.82%) Legal
8 19 (2.55%) Online Betting
9 16 (2.14%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.88%) Games
10 14 (1.88%) Retail
11 10 (1.34%) Electronics
12 9 (1.21%) Law
13 4 (0.54%) Billing
14 2 (0.27%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) German Language
15 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 466 (62.47%) Network Engineer
2 145 (19.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 144 (19.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 131 (17.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 76 (10.19%) Network Support
6 54 (7.24%) Security Engineer
7 52 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 51 (6.84%) Architect
8 51 (6.84%) Juniper Engineer
9 50 (6.70%) Network Security Engineer
9 50 (6.70%) Support Engineer
10 49 (6.57%) Network Manager
11 46 (6.17%) Network Support Engineer
12 45 (6.03%) Analyst
13 44 (5.90%) Network Analyst
14 43 (5.76%) NOC Engineer
14 43 (5.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 42 (5.63%) Network Architect
15 42 (5.63%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
16 36 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.08%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.47%) LAMP
2 11 (1.47%) LEMP Stack
3 8 (1.07%) ELK Stack
3 8 (1.07%) Sensu
4 7 (0.94%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (0.94%) Web Services
4 7 (0.94%) XMPP
5 6 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.40%) Memcached
7 2 (0.27%) Middleware
7 2 (0.27%) RFC 2547
8 1 (0.13%) Django
8 1 (0.13%) Express
8 1 (0.13%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (0.13%) PHP-FPM
8 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.13%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 180 (24.13%) Data Centre
2 70 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 41 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.55%) Eurex
6 17 (2.28%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.01%) IPTV
7 15 (2.01%) IVR
7 15 (2.01%) Over-the-Top Content
8 11 (1.47%) Clustering
9 10 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.07%) Online Games
10 8 (1.07%) Semantic Web
10 8 (1.07%) Wiki
11 6 (0.80%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.80%) HP StoreVirtual
11 6 (0.80%) PKI
11 6 (0.80%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.80%) User Experience
12 5 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 191 (25.60%) Linux
2 102 (13.67%) Windows
3 52 (6.97%) Unix
4 47 (6.30%) Windows Server
5 27 (3.62%) CatOS
5 27 (3.62%) Solaris
6 20 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.28%) CentOS
7 17 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.88%) Debian
8 14 (1.88%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.94%) Android
11 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (20.38%) Load Balancing
2 135 (18.10%) Network Design
3 84 (11.26%) High Availability
4 68 (9.12%) Mentoring
5 64 (8.58%) ITIL
6 56 (7.51%) Network Monitoring
7 47 (6.30%) Network Management
8 46 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
9 41 (5.50%) Low Latency
10 40 (5.36%) DDoS Mitigation
10 40 (5.36%) Presales
11 38 (5.09%) Project Management
12 33 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 33 (4.42%) WAN Optimisation
13 30 (4.02%) E-Commerce
13 30 (4.02%) Time Management
14 28 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (3.75%) Incident Management
15 27 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
16 26 (3.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (9.79%) Python
2 46 (6.17%) Bash Shell
3 43 (5.76%) Perl
4 29 (3.89%) SQL
5 21 (2.82%) Ruby
6 17 (2.28%) PHP
7 15 (2.01%) Java
7 15 (2.01%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.47%) VB
9 9 (1.21%) C
10 5 (0.67%) Tcl
11 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 458 (61.39%) Cisco Certification
2 365 (48.93%) CCNP
3 141 (18.90%) CCNA
4 130 (17.43%) CCIE
5 65 (8.71%) Degree
6 38 (5.09%) CCDP
7 37 (4.96%) CCIP
7 37 (4.96%) JNCIS
8 33 (4.42%) CCSP
9 25 (3.35%) CCDA
10 22 (2.95%) JNCIA
11 21 (2.82%) Security Cleared
12 20 (2.68%) JNCIP
13 17 (2.28%) DV Cleared
14 15 (2.01%) CCVP
15 13 (1.74%) SC Cleared
16 12 (1.61%) CCSE
17 10 (1.34%) JNCIE
18 9 (1.21%) CCSA
18 9 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (9.92%) SLA
2 16 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.21%) JSP 440
4 7 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.54%) COBIT
7 3 (0.40%) QA
8 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.74%) vSphere
4 10 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (1.21%) iptables
6 8 (1.07%) Postfix
7 7 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.94%) Samba
7 7 (0.94%) XenServer
8 6 (0.80%) NFS
8 6 (0.80%) Snort
8 6 (0.80%) Squid
8 6 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.67%) KVM
9 5 (0.67%) XenApp
9 5 (0.67%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.40%) Docker
10 3 (0.40%) Varnish
10 3 (0.40%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (4.16%) Nagios
2 30 (4.02%) Puppet
3 27 (3.62%) Cisco CUCM
4 24 (3.22%) Cacti
5 23 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
6 22 (2.95%) FortiGate
7 21 (2.82%) ZABBIX
8 11 (1.47%) Graphite
8 11 (1.47%) OpenView
8 11 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (1.34%) Iperf
9 10 (1.34%) SCCM
10 9 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
10 9 (1.21%) CiscoWorks
10 9 (1.21%) OpenNMS
11 8 (1.07%) Ansible
11 8 (1.07%) Netcool
12 7 (0.94%) Salt
13 6 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
13 6 (0.80%) logstash
Vendors
1 636 (85.25%) Cisco
2 296 (39.68%) Juniper
3 189 (25.34%) F5
4 119 (15.95%) Palo Alto
5 118 (15.82%) CheckPoint
6 79 (10.59%) VMware
7 63 (8.45%) SolarWinds
8 60 (8.04%) Microsoft
9 58 (7.77%) Riverbed
10 50 (6.70%) HP
11 39 (5.23%) Fortinet
12 34 (4.56%) Red Hat
13 32 (4.29%) Citrix
14 30 (4.02%) Aruba
15 24 (3.22%) Splunk
16 23 (3.08%) Infoblox
16 23 (3.08%) ServiceNow
17 21 (2.82%) NetApp
18 20 (2.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 16 (2.14%) Dell
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 4k Car allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £5k shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + superb 20% bonus + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10% + On Call
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K guaranteed bonus
Posted: 6 days ago