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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 242 274 192
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -82
Permanent jobs citing BGP 222 180 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 0.80% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 3.56% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 171 154 216
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4277 5059 4742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.58% 22.50% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3465 3742 3670
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +25 95 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Surrey +37 48 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Hampshire +29 37 £50,000 +26.58% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 17 £52,500 +2.43% 2
Middlesex - 9 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +2 8 £54,000 +13.68% 2
Kent -17 4 £40,000 +6.66%
West Sussex - 4 £46,250 -
Thames Valley - 3 £80,000 -
East Sussex +15 1 £46,000 +5.14%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 465 (88.07%) Cisco
2 439 (83.14%) OSPF
3 376 (71.21%) Cisco Certification
4 331 (62.69%) MPLS
5 301 (57.01%) CCNP
6 263 (49.81%) Firewall
7 233 (44.13%) Juniper
8 210 (39.77%) VPN
9 206 (39.02%) WAN
10 202 (38.26%) LAN
11 201 (38.07%) Cisco ASA
12 193 (36.55%) F5
13 188 (35.61%) Data Centre
14 186 (35.23%) TCP/IP
15 178 (33.71%) EIGRP
16 162 (30.68%) Cisco Nexus
17 131 (24.81%) CCIE
18 129 (24.43%) Load Balancing
19 126 (23.86%) CCNA
20 124 (23.48%) IPsec
21 115 (21.78%) CheckPoint
22 114 (21.59%) DNS
22 114 (21.59%) Cisco IOS
23 112 (21.21%) VMware
24 111 (21.02%) ITIL
25 106 (20.08%) Telecoms
26 102 (19.32%) Network Security
27 101 (19.13%) Linux
28 99 (18.75%) VLAN
29 94 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (3.60%) Lync
2 8 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.33%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.76%) Apache
4 4 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.73%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.70%) IaaS
2 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 439 (83.14%) OSPF
2 331 (62.69%) MPLS
3 263 (49.81%) Firewall
4 210 (39.77%) VPN
5 206 (39.02%) WAN
6 202 (38.26%) LAN
7 201 (38.07%) Cisco ASA
8 186 (35.23%) TCP/IP
9 178 (33.71%) EIGRP
10 162 (30.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 124 (23.48%) IPsec
12 114 (21.59%) DNS
12 114 (21.59%) Cisco IOS
13 102 (19.32%) Network Security
14 99 (18.75%) VLAN
15 92 (17.42%) HSRP
16 83 (15.72%) VoIP
17 75 (14.20%) Wireless
18 71 (13.45%) VPLS
19 69 (13.07%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.22%) MySQL
2 10 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (1.52%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (1.70%) Subversion
3 7 (1.33%) Maven
3 7 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.33%) Jenkins
General
1 106 (20.08%) Telecoms
2 46 (8.71%) Finance
3 13 (2.46%) Manufacturing
3 13 (2.46%) Retail
4 10 (1.89%) Electronics
5 9 (1.70%) Banking
6 8 (1.52%) Games
7 7 (1.33%) Billing
8 5 (0.95%) Back Office
9 3 (0.57%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 288 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 107 (20.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 70 (13.26%) Consultant
4 38 (7.20%) Senior Consultant
5 37 (7.01%) Architect
6 32 (6.06%) Network Consultant
7 29 (5.49%) Network Architect
8 23 (4.36%) Network Support
9 21 (3.98%) Cisco Engineer
10 19 (3.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 18 (3.41%) Security Engineer
11 18 (3.41%) Support Engineer
11 18 (3.41%) Senior Network Consultant
12 17 (3.22%) Network Team Leader
12 17 (3.22%) Operations Engineer
12 17 (3.22%) Network Operations Engineer
12 17 (3.22%) Team Leader
13 16 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
13 16 (3.03%) Analyst
13 16 (3.03%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.49%) CSS
2 5 (0.95%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.38%) SOAP
4 1 (0.19%) RSS
4 1 (0.19%) Middleware
4 1 (0.19%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 188 (35.61%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.65%) Smartphone
5 9 (1.70%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.70%) PKI
5 9 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (0.76%) Clustering
6 4 (0.76%) CESG
6 4 (0.76%) Statistics
7 3 (0.57%) Streaming Music
7 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.57%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.57%) GIS
7 3 (0.57%) DTV
7 3 (0.57%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.38%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.38%) PMI
8 2 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 101 (19.13%) Linux
2 54 (10.23%) UNIX
3 37 (7.01%) Windows
4 12 (2.27%) CentOS
5 11 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.95%) Debian
7 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.38%) OpenBSD
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (24.43%) Load Balancing
2 111 (21.02%) ITIL
3 74 (14.02%) Network Management
4 63 (11.93%) Network Design
5 37 (7.01%) Service Delivery
6 35 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 28 (5.30%) Network Monitoring
9 25 (4.73%) Capacity Management
10 24 (4.55%) Network Architecture
10 24 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 23 (4.36%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (3.79%) Migration
14 19 (3.60%) Information Security
14 19 (3.60%) ITIL V3
14 19 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (3.41%) Mentoring
16 17 (3.22%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 62 (11.74%) Perl
2 39 (7.39%) Python
3 20 (3.79%) Ruby
4 17 (3.22%) C
5 16 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.89%) Java
7 8 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.33%) Tcl
9 6 (1.14%) PHP
10 3 (0.57%) SQL
10 3 (0.57%) Ada
Qualifications
1 376 (71.21%) Cisco Certification
2 301 (57.01%) CCNP
3 131 (24.81%) CCIE
4 126 (23.86%) CCNA
5 57 (10.80%) Degree
6 53 (10.04%) CCDP
7 51 (9.66%) Security Cleared
8 32 (6.06%) SC Cleared
9 31 (5.87%) JNCIA
10 30 (5.68%) CCIP
11 29 (5.49%) CCSE
12 26 (4.92%) CCSA
13 24 (4.55%) CCSP
13 24 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
14 22 (4.17%) JNCIP
15 18 (3.41%) JNCIS
16 16 (3.03%) CCDA
17 12 (2.27%) CISSP
18 10 (1.89%) DV Cleared
19 8 (1.52%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.14%) SLA
2 9 (1.70%) QA
3 8 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 94 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.65%) KVM
3 13 (2.46%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.08%) ProxySG
4 11 (2.08%) Xen
5 10 (1.89%) vSphere
6 6 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.14%) iptables
7 5 (0.95%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.76%) Ceph
9 3 (0.57%) XenApp
10 2 (0.38%) XenServer
10 2 (0.38%) NFS
10 2 (0.38%) Samba
10 2 (0.38%) vCloud
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.19%) UAG
11 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.19%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 25 (4.73%) FortiGate
2 24 (4.55%) Nagios
3 17 (3.22%) CiscoWorks
4 16 (3.03%) Puppet
5 13 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
6 10 (1.89%) Cisco LMS
6 10 (1.89%) Opsview
7 9 (1.70%) SELinux
8 8 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (0.95%) Netcool
10 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.76%) Icinga
12 3 (0.57%) vMotion
12 3 (0.57%) HP NNM
13 2 (0.38%) WMI
13 2 (0.38%) SCCM
13 2 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
14 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.19%) Cacti
Vendors
1 465 (88.07%) Cisco
2 233 (44.13%) Juniper
3 193 (36.55%) F5
4 115 (21.78%) CheckPoint
5 112 (21.21%) VMware
6 47 (8.90%) Microsoft
7 44 (8.33%) Riverbed
8 26 (4.92%) Avaya
9 23 (4.36%) HP
10 21 (3.98%) Citrix
11 19 (3.60%) Blue Coat
12 18 (3.41%) SolarWinds
12 18 (3.41%) Aerohive Networks
13 16 (3.03%) Huawei
13 16 (3.03%) Red Hat
14 12 (2.27%) Nokia
14 12 (2.27%) Fortinet
15 11 (2.08%) Aruba
16 10 (1.89%) Websense
16 10 (1.89%) Radware
Berkshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £55,000 basic + £12% Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago