The first table below looks at the demand for BGP-4 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP-4 over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank 913 870 902
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +32
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 14 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.040% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20606 22370 22151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 19.92% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16323 18062 18480
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%

BGP-4
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP-4 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP-4 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP-4
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP-4 within the UK.

BGP-4 Salary Trend in the UK

BGP-4
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP-4 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -28 14 £45,000 +5.88%
London -40 7 - -
Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Sheffield - 1 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

BGP-4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP-4 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-4.

1 19 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 19 (100.00%) OSPF
1 19 (100.00%) Network Design
2 18 (94.74%) Wireless
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) Network Management
2 18 (94.74%) DNS
2 18 (94.74%) Internet
2 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 18 (94.74%) DHCP
2 18 (94.74%) SNMP
3 17 (89.47%) WAN
3 17 (89.47%) IKE
3 17 (89.47%) IPv4
3 17 (89.47%) IPv6
3 17 (89.47%) BCP
3 17 (89.47%) EIGRP
3 17 (89.47%) Project Management
3 17 (89.47%) Business Continuity Planning
3 17 (89.47%) Network Architecture
3 17 (89.47%) Multicast
3 17 (89.47%) Business Continuity
3 17 (89.47%) IPsec
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (63.16%) CCIE
4 12 (63.16%) CCNP
4 12 (63.16%) CCDP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi

BGP-4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP-4 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-4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 19 (100.00%) OSPF
2 18 (94.74%) Internet
2 18 (94.74%) DNS
2 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 18 (94.74%) DHCP
2 18 (94.74%) SNMP
2 18 (94.74%) Wireless
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 17 (89.47%) EIGRP
3 17 (89.47%) Multicast
3 17 (89.47%) IPsec
3 17 (89.47%) WAN
3 17 (89.47%) IKE
3 17 (89.47%) IPv4
3 17 (89.47%) IPv6
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) 802.11
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Architect
1 16 (84.21%) Network Architect
2 9 (47.37%) Data Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Network Design
2 18 (94.74%) Network Management
3 17 (89.47%) Business Continuity Planning
3 17 (89.47%) Network Architecture
3 17 (89.47%) Business Continuity
3 17 (89.47%) BCP
3 17 (89.47%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCIE
1 12 (63.16%) CCNP
1 12 (63.16%) CCDP
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix
1 1 (5.26%) AirMagnet