The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 214 258 248
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -10
Permanent jobs citing BGP 253 154 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 0.76% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 3.66% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 197 130 186
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,600 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4467 4213 5219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.86% 20.82% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3412 3314 4341
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BGP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the South East region.

BGP Salary Trend in the South East

BGP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in the South East

BGP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +22 106 £51,250 +13.88% 10
Hampshire -16 49 £45,500 +9.30% 7
Surrey +10 41 £40,500 -14.73% 6
East Sussex - 26 £42,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +10 13 £40,000 -44.82%
Kent +9 11 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £38,500 - 4
West Sussex -3 1 £42,500 -10.52%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 441 (86.98%) Cisco
2 429 (84.62%) OSPF
3 357 (70.41%) Cisco Certification
4 324 (63.91%) MPLS
5 294 (57.99%) Firewall
6 270 (53.25%) CCNP
7 249 (49.11%) Juniper
8 215 (42.41%) WAN
9 184 (36.29%) VPN
10 180 (35.50%) CCNA
10 180 (35.50%) TCP/IP
11 169 (33.33%) EIGRP
12 156 (30.77%) LAN
13 151 (29.78%) F5
14 149 (29.39%) Cisco ASA
15 148 (29.19%) CheckPoint
16 145 (28.60%) Network Security
17 132 (26.04%) IPsec
18 128 (25.25%) VMware
19 123 (24.26%) VoIP
20 116 (22.88%) DNS
21 106 (20.91%) Linux
22 105 (20.71%) SSL
22 105 (20.71%) CCIE
23 103 (20.32%) ITIL
23 103 (20.32%) Cisco Nexus
24 101 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
25 92 (18.15%) SLA
26 91 (17.95%) VLAN
27 90 (17.75%) HSRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 (7.50%) Lync
2 28 (5.52%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.56%) Moodle
4 11 (2.17%) Apache
5 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.99%) nginx
7 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.20%) IIS
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (4.54%) MS Office
2 21 (4.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
1 21 (4.14%) IaaS
2 20 (3.94%) Office 365
3 10 (1.97%) SaaS
4 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 429 (84.62%) OSPF
2 324 (63.91%) MPLS
3 294 (57.99%) Firewall
4 215 (42.41%) WAN
5 184 (36.29%) VPN
6 180 (35.50%) TCP/IP
7 169 (33.33%) EIGRP
8 156 (30.77%) LAN
9 149 (29.39%) Cisco ASA
10 145 (28.60%) Network Security
11 132 (26.04%) IPsec
12 123 (24.26%) VoIP
13 116 (22.88%) DNS
14 105 (20.71%) SSL
15 103 (20.32%) Cisco Nexus
16 91 (17.95%) VLAN
17 90 (17.75%) HSRP
18 84 (16.57%) Ethernet
19 80 (15.78%) Cisco IOS
20 70 (13.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.37%) MySQL
2 7 (1.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.79%) JIRA
2 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 59 (11.64%) Telecoms
2 35 (6.90%) Finance
3 24 (4.73%) Retail
4 7 (1.38%) French Language
4 7 (1.38%) Banking
5 4 (0.79%) Billing
5 4 (0.79%) Investment Banking
5 4 (0.79%) Marketing
6 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.39%) Advertising
7 2 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 275 (54.24%) Network Engineer
2 87 (17.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 57 (11.24%) Architect
4 47 (9.27%) Network Architect
5 40 (7.89%) Consultant
6 34 (6.71%) Support Engineer
6 34 (6.71%) Security Engineer
6 34 (6.71%) NOC Engineer
7 31 (6.11%) Network Security Engineer
8 21 (4.14%) Network Support
8 21 (4.14%) Operations Engineer
9 20 (3.94%) Technical Design Authority
9 20 (3.94%) Team Leader
10 18 (3.55%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 17 (3.35%) Network Support Engineer
11 17 (3.35%) Network Consultant
11 17 (3.35%) Design Engineer
12 16 (3.16%) Network Operations Engineer
13 15 (2.96%) Network Team Leader
13 15 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.97%) LAMP
2 6 (1.18%) Middleware
3 4 (0.79%) Web Services
4 2 (0.39%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (0.39%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.20%) XMPP
5 1 (0.20%) RESTful
5 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (2.56%) VLE
4 12 (2.37%) CMDB
5 8 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.38%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.38%) Open Source
7 5 (0.99%) Smartphone
7 5 (0.99%) Clustering
8 4 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.59%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.59%) PKI
10 2 (0.39%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.39%) FMCG
10 2 (0.39%) IVR
10 2 (0.39%) DTV
11 1 (0.20%) EPoS
11 1 (0.20%) Handset
11 1 (0.20%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 106 (20.91%) Linux
2 67 (13.21%) Windows
3 41 (8.09%) UNIX
4 18 (3.55%) Ubuntu
5 14 (2.76%) CentOS
5 14 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.17%) Solaris
8 9 (1.78%) Debian
8 9 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.99%) SUSE
10 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.39%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.32%) ITIL
2 74 (14.60%) Load Balancing
3 61 (12.03%) Network Management
4 56 (11.05%) Network Design
5 46 (9.07%) Project Management
6 33 (6.51%) Change Management
7 32 (6.31%) Network Architecture
8 30 (5.92%) Migration
8 30 (5.92%) Problem Management
9 28 (5.52%) Mentoring
10 27 (5.33%) Kalman Filter
11 26 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (4.93%) Service Delivery
13 24 (4.73%) Network Monitoring
14 23 (4.54%) Capacity Management
15 22 (4.34%) Service Management
16 20 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (3.55%) ITIL V3
17 18 (3.55%) Security Architecture
18 17 (3.35%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.56%) Perl
2 9 (1.78%) Python
3 8 (1.58%) PHP
3 8 (1.58%) SQL
4 7 (1.38%) Ruby
5 6 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.79%) C
7 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.39%) Erlang
8 2 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 357 (70.41%) Cisco Certification
2 270 (53.25%) CCNP
3 180 (35.50%) CCNA
4 105 (20.71%) CCIE
5 51 (10.06%) Degree
6 49 (9.66%) Security Cleared
7 38 (7.50%) CCSP
7 38 (7.50%) CCIP
8 34 (6.71%) JNCIA
9 26 (5.13%) CCDP
10 25 (4.93%) CCSA
10 25 (4.93%) SC Cleared
11 17 (3.35%) CCSE
11 17 (3.35%) JNCIS
12 16 (3.16%) DV Cleared
12 16 (3.16%) CISSP
12 16 (3.16%) CCDA
13 15 (2.96%) JNCIE
14 10 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (18.15%) SLA
2 24 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.16%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.99%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.39%) QA
7 1 (0.20%) BS25999
System Software
1 101 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.92%) Active Directory
3 28 (5.52%) vSphere
4 21 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (1.97%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.78%) Firmware
8 7 (1.38%) ProxySG
9 6 (1.18%) XenApp
9 6 (1.18%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.99%) XenServer
10 5 (0.99%) Kamailio
10 5 (0.99%) OpenSIPS
10 5 (0.99%) Samba
11 4 (0.79%) Xen
11 4 (0.79%) Postfix
11 4 (0.79%) vCloud
12 3 (0.59%) KVM
13 1 (0.20%) NFS
13 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (4.34%) Nagios
2 18 (3.55%) Cisco Prime
3 15 (2.96%) Cisco LMS
3 15 (2.96%) Opsview
4 14 (2.76%) CiscoWorks
5 12 (2.37%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 10 (1.97%) Zenoss
7 10 (1.97%) FortiGate
8 7 (1.38%) Cacti
9 6 (1.18%) Netcool
9 6 (1.18%) Puppet
10 5 (0.99%) Legato
10 5 (0.99%) Icinga
11 4 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.79%) SCOM
12 2 (0.39%) SCCM
12 2 (0.39%) Foglight
Vendors
1 441 (86.98%) Cisco
2 249 (49.11%) Juniper
3 151 (29.78%) F5
4 148 (29.19%) CheckPoint
5 128 (25.25%) VMware
6 56 (11.05%) Microsoft
7 41 (8.09%) SolarWinds
8 35 (6.90%) HP
9 23 (4.54%) Huawei
10 22 (4.34%) Citrix
11 17 (3.35%) Avaya
11 17 (3.35%) McAfee
12 15 (2.96%) Nokia
13 14 (2.76%) Blue Coat
13 14 (2.76%) Polycom
14 12 (2.37%) Aruba
15 11 (2.17%) ServiceNow
15 11 (2.17%) NetScout
15 11 (2.17%) Fortinet
16 9 (1.78%) BMC
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £44,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary alongside flexible benefits package.
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 21 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago