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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 204 263 199
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -64
Permanent jobs citing BGP 273 204 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 0.87% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 4.08% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 182 159 224
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
4458 4994 5249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.27% 21.42% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3486 3915 4173
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +13 132 £57,500 +27.77% 6
Hampshire +26 50 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Surrey +37 45 £48,750 +116.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Oxfordshire +14 12 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East Sussex +36 10 £48,750 -27.77%
West Sussex +4 5 £55,000 +100.00%
Middlesex - 1 £46,500 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 503 (87.33%) Cisco
2 467 (81.08%) OSPF
3 395 (68.58%) Cisco Certification
4 347 (60.24%) MPLS
5 315 (54.69%) CCNP
6 281 (48.78%) Firewall
7 244 (42.36%) WAN
8 240 (41.67%) EIGRP
9 238 (41.32%) Juniper
10 228 (39.58%) LAN
11 224 (38.89%) F5
12 218 (37.85%) TCP/IP
13 212 (36.81%) Cisco ASA
14 210 (36.46%) VPN
15 200 (34.72%) Data Centre
16 169 (29.34%) Cisco Nexus
17 148 (25.69%) CCIE
18 144 (25.00%) VMware
19 137 (23.78%) Network Security
20 135 (23.44%) CheckPoint
21 130 (22.57%) ITIL
22 128 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
23 126 (21.88%) DNS
24 125 (21.70%) CCNA
25 124 (21.53%) IPsec
26 121 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
27 118 (20.49%) Load Balancing
28 110 (19.10%) VLAN
29 108 (18.75%) Linux
30 101 (17.53%) VoIP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 34 (5.90%) Lync
2 10 (1.74%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.56%) Apache
4 7 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.69%) nginx
6 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.52%) MediaWiki
7 3 (0.52%) Confluence
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 29 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.08%) MS Office
4 6 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.13%) IaaS
2 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.69%) Office 365
4 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 467 (81.08%) OSPF
2 347 (60.24%) MPLS
3 281 (48.78%) Firewall
4 244 (42.36%) WAN
5 240 (41.67%) EIGRP
6 228 (39.58%) LAN
7 218 (37.85%) TCP/IP
8 212 (36.81%) Cisco ASA
9 210 (36.46%) VPN
10 169 (29.34%) Cisco Nexus
11 137 (23.78%) Network Security
12 128 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
13 126 (21.88%) DNS
14 124 (21.53%) IPsec
15 110 (19.10%) VLAN
16 101 (17.53%) VoIP
17 90 (15.63%) HSRP
18 71 (12.33%) Wireless
19 70 (12.15%) RIP
19 70 (12.15%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.73%) MySQL
2 23 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.87%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (3.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.08%) Subversion
4 10 (1.74%) Maven
5 3 (0.52%) JIRA
5 3 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 92 (15.97%) Telecoms
2 34 (5.90%) Finance
3 13 (2.26%) Retail
4 12 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.74%) Electronics
6 7 (1.22%) Banking
7 6 (1.04%) Back Office
8 5 (0.87%) Billing
9 4 (0.69%) Marketing
9 4 (0.69%) Legal
9 4 (0.69%) Advertising
10 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 316 (54.86%) Network Engineer
2 124 (21.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 79 (13.72%) Consultant
4 40 (6.94%) Senior Consultant
5 34 (5.90%) Network Consultant
6 32 (5.56%) Network Support
7 29 (5.03%) Architect
7 29 (5.03%) Support Engineer
8 25 (4.34%) Network Support Engineer
9 21 (3.65%) Administrator
9 21 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (3.65%) Security Engineer
10 20 (3.47%) Network Architect
10 20 (3.47%) Cisco Engineer
11 19 (3.30%) Team Leader
11 19 (3.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 19 (3.30%) Network Team Leader
11 19 (3.30%) Operations Engineer
11 19 (3.30%) Network Operations Engineer
12 18 (3.13%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.99%) CSS
2 4 (0.69%) Web Services
2 4 (0.69%) LAMP
3 2 (0.35%) RESTful
3 2 (0.35%) SOAP
4 1 (0.17%) RSS
4 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.17%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.17%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 200 (34.72%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.95%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.43%) Smartphone
4 14 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (1.91%) PKI
6 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 5 (0.87%) Clustering
7 4 (0.69%) CESG
7 4 (0.69%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.69%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.52%) Wiki
8 3 (0.52%) Statistics
8 3 (0.52%) DTV
9 2 (0.35%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.35%) GIS
9 2 (0.35%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.35%) IVR
9 2 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 108 (18.75%) Linux
2 56 (9.72%) UNIX
3 40 (6.94%) Windows
4 25 (4.34%) Ubuntu
5 18 (3.13%) Debian
6 9 (1.56%) CentOS
7 7 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (22.57%) ITIL
2 118 (20.49%) Load Balancing
3 73 (12.67%) Network Design
4 66 (11.46%) Network Management
5 49 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 44 (7.64%) Incident Management
7 37 (6.42%) Capacity Management
8 33 (5.73%) Network Monitoring
9 31 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 31 (5.38%) Service Delivery
10 29 (5.03%) Network Architecture
11 25 (4.34%) Migration
12 23 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (3.82%) Risk Management
14 21 (3.65%) Business Continuity
14 21 (3.65%) ITIL V3
14 21 (3.65%) Mentoring
15 20 (3.47%) Security Patching
15 20 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (3.47%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (9.72%) Perl
2 37 (6.42%) Python
3 31 (5.38%) Ruby
4 23 (3.99%) Java
5 14 (2.43%) C
6 10 (1.74%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.39%) PHP
8 5 (0.87%) Tcl
8 5 (0.87%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.69%) SQL
10 3 (0.52%) Ada
11 2 (0.35%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 395 (68.58%) Cisco Certification
2 315 (54.69%) CCNP
3 148 (25.69%) CCIE
4 125 (21.70%) CCNA
5 61 (10.59%) Degree
6 57 (9.90%) CCDP
7 42 (7.29%) Security Cleared
8 33 (5.73%) CCSE
9 31 (5.38%) CCIP
10 30 (5.21%) CCSA
11 27 (4.69%) CCSP
12 21 (3.65%) SC Cleared
12 21 (3.65%) DV Cleared
13 20 (3.47%) JNCIS
14 19 (3.30%) JNCIA
15 17 (2.95%) CCDA
15 17 (2.95%) Check Point Certification
16 12 (2.08%) JNCIP
17 8 (1.39%) RHCE
18 7 (1.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (10.76%) SLA
2 9 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.39%) QA
4 5 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 121 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.69%) KVM
3 23 (3.99%) Xen
4 19 (3.30%) Active Directory
5 15 (2.60%) vSphere
6 7 (1.22%) XenServer
6 7 (1.22%) Samba
6 7 (1.22%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.22%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.22%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.87%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.69%) Ceph
8 4 (0.69%) NFS
9 3 (0.52%) Postfix
9 3 (0.52%) XenApp
9 3 (0.52%) iptables
10 2 (0.35%) vCloud
10 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.17%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (5.73%) Nagios
2 24 (4.17%) Puppet
3 23 (3.99%) CiscoWorks
4 21 (3.65%) Cisco Prime
5 20 (3.47%) Cisco LMS
5 20 (3.47%) Opsview
6 16 (2.78%) FortiGate
7 8 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (1.22%) SELinux
9 6 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.69%) WMI
10 4 (0.69%) Icinga
11 3 (0.52%) vMotion
11 3 (0.52%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.52%) Salt
12 2 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.35%) Netcool
12 2 (0.35%) HP NNM
13 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 503 (87.33%) Cisco
2 238 (41.32%) Juniper
3 224 (38.89%) F5
4 144 (25.00%) VMware
5 135 (23.44%) CheckPoint
6 49 (8.51%) Microsoft
7 39 (6.77%) Riverbed
8 33 (5.73%) HP
9 31 (5.38%) Citrix
10 27 (4.69%) Avaya
11 23 (3.99%) Aerohive Networks
12 22 (3.82%) Nokia
13 21 (3.65%) Huawei
14 19 (3.30%) SolarWinds
15 15 (2.60%) Fortinet
16 14 (2.43%) Red Hat
17 13 (2.26%) Blue Coat
18 12 (2.08%) Aruba
19 11 (1.91%) Radware
20 10 (1.74%) Oracle
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, benefits & bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + On Call
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £42k - 50k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago