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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 256 183 265
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +82
Permanent jobs citing BGP 193 300 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 1.42% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.89% 6.45% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 164 222 157
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £70,000 £55,000
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4959 4648 5336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.54% 22.00% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3653 3619 4358
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Berkshire -51 83 £43,000 -14.00% 7
Hampshire -5 44 £39,500 -12.22% 8
Surrey -19 26 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Buckinghamshire -2 17 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Kent +5 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire -1 8 £50,000 -
M4 Corridor +2 3 £75,000 +66.66%
West Sussex -14 1 £47,500 +18.75%
East Sussex -41 1 £40,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 362 (87.23%) OSPF
2 359 (86.51%) Cisco
3 307 (73.98%) MPLS
4 255 (61.45%) Firewall
5 228 (54.94%) Cisco Certification
6 203 (48.92%) Juniper
7 157 (37.83%) CCNP
8 120 (28.92%) DNS
8 120 (28.92%) WAN
9 117 (28.19%) TCP/IP
9 117 (28.19%) CCNA
10 114 (27.47%) VPN
11 111 (26.75%) Telecoms
12 105 (25.30%) VoIP
12 105 (25.30%) Internet
13 104 (25.06%) SNMP
13 104 (25.06%) Network Management
14 101 (24.34%) F5
15 91 (21.93%) LAN
16 90 (21.69%) CheckPoint
17 89 (21.45%) IPsec
18 82 (19.76%) EIGRP
18 82 (19.76%) Linux
19 78 (18.80%) Cisco Nexus
20 71 (17.11%) Network Security
21 69 (16.63%) Load Balancing
22 66 (15.90%) VMware
23 62 (14.94%) Ethernet
24 61 (14.70%) SSL
25 60 (14.46%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (5.06%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.34%) Lync
2 18 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.96%) IIS
6 3 (0.72%) Apache
6 3 (0.72%) nginx
7 2 (0.48%) Moodle
7 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.17%) SaaS
2 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) PaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 362 (87.23%) OSPF
2 307 (73.98%) MPLS
3 255 (61.45%) Firewall
4 120 (28.92%) WAN
4 120 (28.92%) DNS
5 117 (28.19%) TCP/IP
6 114 (27.47%) VPN
7 105 (25.30%) Internet
7 105 (25.30%) VoIP
8 104 (25.06%) SNMP
9 91 (21.93%) LAN
10 89 (21.45%) IPsec
11 82 (19.76%) EIGRP
12 78 (18.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 71 (17.11%) Network Security
14 62 (14.94%) Ethernet
15 61 (14.70%) SSL
16 57 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
17 52 (12.53%) VLAN
18 51 (12.29%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.89%) MySQL
2 5 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.72%) JIRA
1 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 111 (26.75%) Telecoms
2 41 (9.88%) Retail
3 32 (7.71%) Billing
4 28 (6.75%) Finance
5 14 (3.37%) Banking
6 6 (1.45%) French Language
7 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 164 (39.52%) Network Engineer
2 48 (11.57%) Design Engineer
3 42 (10.12%) IP Engineer
4 40 (9.64%) NOC Engineer
5 39 (9.40%) Security Engineer
6 37 (8.92%) Consultant
7 36 (8.67%) Senior Design Engineer
8 34 (8.19%) Senior IP Engineer
9 32 (7.71%) Architect
10 31 (7.47%) Network Architect
11 28 (6.75%) Technical Design Authority
12 27 (6.51%) Senior Network Engineer
13 24 (5.78%) Network Consultant
13 24 (5.78%) Network Security Engineer
14 22 (5.30%) Security Consultant
15 21 (5.06%) Support Engineer
16 19 (4.58%) Team Leader
16 19 (4.58%) Network Security Consultant
17 17 (4.10%) Senior Security Engineer
18 15 (3.61%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.61%) SOAP
2 9 (2.17%) HTML
3 4 (0.96%) Middleware
3 4 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.48%) .NET
5 1 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.43%) Smartphone
2 23 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.34%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.45%) Clustering
5 6 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.20%) Statistics
6 5 (1.20%) Open Source
6 5 (1.20%) EqualLogic
7 4 (0.96%) PKI
8 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.48%) VLE
9 2 (0.48%) CESG
9 2 (0.48%) SecurID
9 2 (0.48%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.24%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.24%) Firmware
10 1 (0.24%) Handset
10 1 (0.24%) Social Media
10 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (19.76%) Linux
2 58 (13.98%) Windows
3 35 (8.43%) UNIX
4 22 (5.30%) CentOS
5 21 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.17%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.96%) Solaris
10 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.72%) SUSE
11 1 (0.24%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (25.06%) Network Management
2 69 (16.63%) Load Balancing
3 55 (13.25%) ITIL
4 52 (12.53%) Network Design
5 39 (9.40%) Capacity Management
6 25 (6.02%) Mentoring
7 24 (5.78%) Change Management
8 23 (5.54%) Service Delivery
9 22 (5.30%) Kalman Filter
10 17 (4.10%) Change Control
10 17 (4.10%) Validation
11 15 (3.61%) Migration
11 15 (3.61%) Project Management
12 14 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
13 13 (3.13%) Data Analysis
14 12 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (2.65%) Configuration Management
16 10 (2.41%) Risk Assessment
16 10 (2.41%) Information Security
16 10 (2.41%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.82%) Perl
2 17 (4.10%) SQL
3 11 (2.65%) Bash Shell
4 7 (1.69%) PHP
5 6 (1.45%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.20%) C
7 4 (0.96%) Python
8 3 (0.72%) Ruby
8 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.48%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 228 (54.94%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (37.83%) CCNP
3 117 (28.19%) CCNA
4 60 (14.46%) CCIE
5 47 (11.33%) Security Cleared
6 35 (8.43%) JNCIA
7 33 (7.95%) Degree
8 22 (5.30%) SC Cleared
9 21 (5.06%) CCIP
10 19 (4.58%) JNCIS
11 18 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (4.10%) CCSE
13 15 (3.61%) JNCIE
14 13 (3.13%) CISSP
14 13 (3.13%) MCSE
15 12 (2.89%) CCSP
15 12 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (2.65%) CCSA
17 10 (2.41%) CCDP
18 7 (1.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.84%) SLA
2 29 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.89%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.17%) HL7
5 7 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.72%) COBIT
8 2 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 48 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (7.47%) vSphere
3 26 (6.27%) Active Directory
4 23 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (1.93%) XenApp
6 8 (1.93%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.69%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.45%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.20%) vCloud
10 3 (0.72%) XenServer
10 3 (0.72%) Samba
10 3 (0.72%) Postfix
11 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.24%) Snort
11 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 18 (4.34%) CiscoWorks
2 17 (4.10%) SolarWinds Orion
3 15 (3.61%) HP NNM
3 15 (3.61%) Zenoss
4 11 (2.65%) Netcool
4 11 (2.65%) Nagios
5 10 (2.41%) Cacti
6 8 (1.93%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.93%) Puppet
7 7 (1.69%) SmokePing
8 5 (1.20%) Foglight
9 4 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.48%) SCCM
11 2 (0.48%) SCOM
11 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 359 (86.51%) Cisco
2 203 (48.92%) Juniper
3 101 (24.34%) F5
4 90 (21.69%) CheckPoint
5 66 (15.90%) VMware
6 47 (11.33%) Huawei
7 42 (10.12%) Microsoft
8 33 (7.95%) SolarWinds
9 28 (6.75%) HP
10 19 (4.58%) Citrix
11 17 (4.10%) Blue Coat
11 17 (4.10%) Red Hat
12 14 (3.37%) Riverbed
13 12 (2.89%) Fortinet
13 12 (2.89%) Brocade
13 12 (2.89%) McAfee
14 9 (2.17%) Polycom
15 8 (1.93%) Splunk
16 7 (1.69%) Aruba
17 6 (1.45%) Redback
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package (Flexible Working)
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Anantha
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Eastleigh
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 20% bonus and car allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago