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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 230 243 302
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +59
Permanent jobs citing BGP 231 238 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 1.14% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.20% 5.44% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 182 173 153
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
3728 4376 5097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.49% 20.99% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3028 3499 3770
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +77 90 £40,000 -13.04% 2
Berkshire -35 60 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Hampshire -1 42 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -7 15 £58,750 +8.79% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 12 £65,000 +23.80% 1
West Sussex +8 8 £48,750 +8.33%
Kent +18 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Middlesex +7 2 £45,000 +12.50%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for BGP.

1 378 (82.35%) Cisco
2 370 (80.61%) OSPF
3 360 (78.43%) Cisco Certification
4 344 (74.95%) MPLS
5 302 (65.80%) CCNP
6 221 (48.15%) Firewall
7 212 (46.19%) Juniper
8 192 (41.83%) WAN
9 169 (36.82%) CCNA
10 163 (35.51%) VPN
11 148 (32.24%) LAN
12 133 (28.98%) Telecoms
13 132 (28.76%) Cisco ASA
14 120 (26.14%) Data Centre
15 116 (25.27%) F5
16 113 (24.62%) TCP/IP
17 101 (22.00%) IPsec
18 98 (21.35%) EIGRP
19 95 (20.70%) DNS
20 91 (19.83%) CheckPoint
21 87 (18.95%) ITIL
22 85 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
23 84 (18.30%) Network Security
24 78 (16.99%) Wireless
25 77 (16.78%) Linux
26 76 (16.56%) Network Design
27 74 (16.12%) CCIE
28 73 (15.90%) Security Cleared
29 70 (15.25%) SSL
30 69 (15.03%) SLA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.83%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.31%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.65%) SAS
4 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.22%) Apache
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.53%) MS Office
5 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.74%) Office 365
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 370 (80.61%) OSPF
2 344 (74.95%) MPLS
3 221 (48.15%) Firewall
4 192 (41.83%) WAN
5 163 (35.51%) VPN
6 148 (32.24%) LAN
7 132 (28.76%) Cisco ASA
8 113 (24.62%) TCP/IP
9 101 (22.00%) IPsec
10 98 (21.35%) EIGRP
11 95 (20.70%) DNS
12 85 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 84 (18.30%) Network Security
14 78 (16.99%) Wireless
15 70 (15.25%) SSL
16 64 (13.94%) Ethernet
17 63 (13.73%) VLAN
18 61 (13.29%) Internet
19 52 (11.33%) HSRP
20 51 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.44%) MySQL
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 133 (28.98%) Telecoms
2 45 (9.80%) Finance
3 24 (5.23%) Marketing
4 20 (4.36%) Banking
5 15 (3.27%) German Language
6 12 (2.61%) Italian Language
7 8 (1.74%) French Language
8 7 (1.53%) Games
8 7 (1.53%) Retail
9 6 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.09%) Advertising
11 4 (0.87%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 238 (51.85%) Network Engineer
2 74 (16.12%) Cisco Engineer
3 67 (14.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 60 (13.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 44 (9.59%) Architect
6 42 (9.15%) Security Engineer
6 42 (9.15%) Support Engineer
7 41 (8.93%) Network Security Engineer
8 37 (8.06%) Juniper Engineer
8 37 (8.06%) Network Support
9 35 (7.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 34 (7.41%) Consultant
10 34 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
11 32 (6.97%) NOC Engineer
12 27 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (5.01%) Network Architect
14 21 (4.58%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
15 19 (4.14%) Telecoms Architect
16 14 (3.05%) Network Consultant
17 13 (2.83%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.45%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.31%) Middleware
3 4 (0.87%) CSS
3 4 (0.87%) RFC 2547
4 1 (0.22%) .NET
4 1 (0.22%) LAMP
4 1 (0.22%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.22%) Node.js
4 1 (0.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 120 (26.14%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.36%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.49%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.83%) IPTV
6 13 (2.83%) PKI
7 10 (2.18%) Clustering
7 10 (2.18%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.96%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.31%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.31%) Statistics
10 5 (1.09%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.09%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.65%) BYOD
12 1 (0.22%) Contactless
12 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.78%) Linux
2 67 (14.60%) Windows
3 20 (4.36%) Windows Server
4 19 (4.14%) Unix
5 9 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.53%) Debian
7 5 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.65%) CentOS
8 3 (0.65%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.65%) Solaris
8 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.44%) Fedora
10 1 (0.22%) Android
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (18.95%) ITIL
2 76 (16.56%) Network Design
3 59 (12.85%) Change Management
4 50 (10.89%) Load Balancing
5 44 (9.59%) Project Management
6 41 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
7 40 (8.71%) Presales
8 37 (8.06%) Change Control
9 36 (7.84%) Migration
10 34 (7.41%) Network Management
11 28 (6.10%) Mentoring
12 25 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
13 24 (5.23%) High Availability
14 23 (5.01%) Service Delivery
15 19 (4.14%) Problem Management
16 17 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (3.70%) Incident Management
16 17 (3.70%) Operations Management
16 17 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
17 16 (3.49%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.10%) Python
2 23 (5.01%) Perl
3 18 (3.92%) C
4 14 (3.05%) Bash Shell
5 12 (2.61%) SQL
6 11 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.74%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.65%) Tcl
9 2 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.22%) C#
10 1 (0.22%) C++
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
10 1 (0.22%) VB
10 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 360 (78.43%) Cisco Certification
2 302 (65.80%) CCNP
3 169 (36.82%) CCNA
4 74 (16.12%) CCIE
5 73 (15.90%) Security Cleared
6 60 (13.07%) JNCIA
7 57 (12.42%) JNCIS
8 55 (11.98%) SC Cleared
9 30 (6.54%) CCIP
10 25 (5.45%) CCDP
11 23 (5.01%) Degree
12 16 (3.49%) CCSP
12 16 (3.49%) DV Cleared
13 13 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (2.61%) CCVP
14 12 (2.61%) JNCIP
15 11 (2.40%) CCDA
15 11 (2.40%) MCSA
15 11 (2.40%) MCSE
16 10 (2.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (15.03%) SLA
2 21 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.49%) QA
4 10 (2.18%) HIPAA
4 10 (2.18%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.65%) SAS 70
System Software
1 34 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.27%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.40%) Xen
4 8 (1.74%) Firmware
5 7 (1.53%) KVM
6 6 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.65%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) iptables
10 1 (0.22%) oVirt
10 1 (0.22%) Postfix
10 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (5.01%) SolarWinds Orion
2 16 (3.49%) Netcool
3 14 (3.05%) OpenView
4 11 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (1.96%) Nagios
6 6 (1.31%) Cacti
6 6 (1.31%) Puppet
6 6 (1.31%) SmokePing
7 5 (1.09%) Ansible
7 5 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.65%) Kibana
8 3 (0.65%) logstash
8 3 (0.65%) SCCM
9 2 (0.44%) Opsview
10 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.22%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 378 (82.35%) Cisco
2 212 (46.19%) Juniper
3 116 (25.27%) F5
4 91 (19.83%) CheckPoint
5 61 (13.29%) Palo Alto
5 61 (13.29%) VMware
6 52 (11.33%) SolarWinds
7 31 (6.75%) HP
8 29 (6.32%) Avaya
9 28 (6.10%) Microsoft
10 22 (4.79%) NetScout
11 17 (3.70%) Riverbed
12 16 (3.49%) Brocade
12 16 (3.49%) Mitel
13 15 (3.27%) Huawei
14 13 (2.83%) Blue Coat
14 13 (2.83%) Extreme Networks
15 12 (2.61%) Barracuda Networks
16 9 (1.96%) Ericsson
16 9 (1.96%) Redback
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