The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 278 190 205
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 168 287 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 1.29% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.42% 5.58% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 142 222 239
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 £27,500 £31,200 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.69%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4907 5143 5181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.75% 23.18% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3754 4026 4286
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -31 79 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Hampshire -7 32 £39,500 -18.97% 4
Surrey -40 16 £22,500 -50.00%
Oxfordshire +7 13 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Kent 0 8 £37,500 -3.22%
Buckinghamshire -18 8 £47,500 -2.56% 3
East Sussex -27 7 £67,500 +110.93%
West Sussex +3 6 £27,500 -8.33%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 329 (87.27%) OSPF
2 323 (85.68%) Cisco
3 265 (70.29%) MPLS
4 234 (62.07%) Firewall
5 181 (48.01%) Juniper
6 179 (47.48%) Cisco Certification
7 122 (32.36%) Internet
8 121 (32.10%) CCNP
9 118 (31.30%) Telecoms
10 116 (30.77%) DNS
11 114 (30.24%) WAN
12 112 (29.71%) Network Management
13 109 (28.91%) VoIP
14 104 (27.59%) SNMP
15 102 (27.06%) TCP/IP
16 99 (26.26%) VPN
17 98 (25.99%) CCNA
18 93 (24.67%) F5
19 92 (24.40%) CheckPoint
20 90 (23.87%) LAN
21 89 (23.61%) Cisco Nexus
22 81 (21.49%) Load Balancing
23 73 (19.36%) IPsec
24 72 (19.10%) Linux
25 67 (17.77%) Windows
26 65 (17.24%) EIGRP
27 62 (16.45%) VLAN
28 61 (16.18%) Network Security
29 57 (15.12%) Cisco ASA
30 55 (14.59%) Broadband

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (5.57%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (4.77%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.86%) IIS
6 6 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.06%) Lync
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 31 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.12%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.12%) SaaS
2 2 (0.53%) PaaS
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 329 (87.27%) OSPF
2 265 (70.29%) MPLS
3 234 (62.07%) Firewall
4 122 (32.36%) Internet
5 116 (30.77%) DNS
6 114 (30.24%) WAN
7 109 (28.91%) VoIP
8 104 (27.59%) SNMP
9 102 (27.06%) TCP/IP
10 99 (26.26%) VPN
11 90 (23.87%) LAN
12 89 (23.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 73 (19.36%) IPsec
14 65 (17.24%) EIGRP
15 62 (16.45%) VLAN
16 61 (16.18%) Network Security
17 57 (15.12%) Cisco ASA
18 55 (14.59%) Broadband
19 54 (14.32%) Ethernet
20 48 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.04%) MySQL
2 8 (2.12%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Subversion
1 2 (0.53%) Maven
1 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 118 (31.30%) Telecoms
2 47 (12.47%) Retail
2 47 (12.47%) Billing
3 33 (8.75%) Finance
4 11 (2.92%) Banking
5 2 (0.53%) Back Office
5 2 (0.53%) Military
5 2 (0.53%) Marketing
5 2 (0.53%) French Language
6 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 155 (41.11%) Network Engineer
2 51 (13.53%) Security Engineer
3 50 (13.26%) Design Engineer
4 48 (12.73%) IP Engineer
4 48 (12.73%) Senior Design Engineer
5 46 (12.20%) Senior IP Engineer
6 31 (8.22%) Consultant
7 30 (7.96%) Senior Network Engineer
7 30 (7.96%) Senior Security Engineer
8 26 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
8 26 (6.90%) Support Engineer
9 24 (6.37%) Technical Design Authority
10 21 (5.57%) Network Support
11 19 (5.04%) Network Consultant
12 18 (4.77%) Network Support Engineer
13 17 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (4.51%) NOC Engineer
14 15 (3.98%) Security Consultant
14 15 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (3.71%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.77%) SOAP
2 10 (2.65%) HTML
3 4 (1.06%) .NET
3 4 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.26%) Smartphone
2 12 (3.18%) Statistics
3 7 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (1.86%) Clustering
4 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.33%) Open Source
4 5 (1.33%) EqualLogic
5 3 (0.80%) Hedge funds
5 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.80%) PKI
6 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.53%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.53%) CESG
6 2 (0.53%) SecurID
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.10%) Linux
2 67 (17.77%) Windows
3 30 (7.96%) UNIX
4 25 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (5.31%) CentOS
6 11 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.86%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.53%) Debian
11 1 (0.27%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (29.71%) Network Management
2 81 (21.49%) Load Balancing
3 47 (12.47%) ITIL
4 45 (11.94%) Capacity Management
5 43 (11.41%) Network Design
6 20 (5.31%) Problem Management
7 18 (4.77%) Validation
8 16 (4.24%) Service Delivery
8 16 (4.24%) Change Management
8 16 (4.24%) Configuration Management
9 14 (3.71%) Project Management
9 14 (3.71%) Change Control
10 12 (3.18%) Migration
10 12 (3.18%) Data Analysis
11 11 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (2.65%) PRINCE2
12 10 (2.65%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (2.65%) Demand Forecasting
13 9 (2.39%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.49%) Perl
2 17 (4.51%) SQL
3 11 (2.92%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.65%) Python
5 8 (2.12%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.33%) PHP
7 4 (1.06%) C
7 4 (1.06%) Java
7 4 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.06%) Ruby
8 2 (0.53%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 179 (47.48%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (32.10%) CCNP
3 98 (25.99%) CCNA
4 39 (10.34%) CCIE
5 33 (8.75%) Security Cleared
6 26 (6.90%) JNCIA
6 26 (6.90%) Degree
7 18 (4.77%) SC Cleared
7 18 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (3.98%) MCSE
10 14 (3.71%) CCSE
11 10 (2.65%) CISSP
11 10 (2.65%) CCSP
12 9 (2.39%) RHCE
12 9 (2.39%) JNCIS
13 8 (2.12%) JNCIP
13 8 (2.12%) CCSA
13 8 (2.12%) MCSA
14 6 (1.59%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.84%) SLA
2 13 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.65%) HL7
4 8 (2.12%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.80%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (6.10%) vSphere
2 22 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.65%) XenApp
4 10 (2.65%) XenDesktop
5 8 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.86%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.33%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.33%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.06%) Xen
8 4 (1.06%) vCloud
8 4 (1.06%) KVM
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.53%) Snort
11 1 (0.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (4.77%) CiscoWorks
1 18 (4.77%) HP NNM
1 18 (4.77%) SolarWinds Orion
2 12 (3.18%) Puppet
3 9 (2.39%) Cacti
3 9 (2.39%) Nagios
3 9 (2.39%) Foglight
4 8 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.86%) SmokePing
5 7 (1.86%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.86%) SCCM
5 7 (1.86%) SCOM
6 3 (0.80%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.80%) Netcool
6 3 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.80%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 323 (85.68%) Cisco
2 181 (48.01%) Juniper
3 93 (24.67%) F5
4 92 (24.40%) CheckPoint
5 47 (12.47%) VMware
6 34 (9.02%) Huawei
7 29 (7.69%) HP
8 27 (7.16%) SolarWinds
9 23 (6.10%) Microsoft
10 20 (5.31%) Citrix
11 17 (4.51%) Red Hat
11 17 (4.51%) Blue Coat
12 16 (4.24%) Riverbed
13 13 (3.45%) Brocade
13 13 (3.45%) McAfee
14 10 (2.65%) Fortinet
15 8 (2.12%) Splunk
16 7 (1.86%) NetApp
16 7 (1.86%) Veeam
16 7 (1.86%) Avaya
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 7 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: 15 days ago