The table below looks at the statistics for BGP-4 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP-4 over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank 871 972 987
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +15
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 10 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.065% 0.011% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Median salary £46,250 £70,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.92% +75.00%
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 - £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15411 17645 20432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.16% 16.58% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12487 14583 16456
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP-4
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BGP-4 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP-4 within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
England +80 10 £46,250 -33.92% 1
West Midlands - 8 £46,250 - 1
Herefordshire - 8 £46,250 - 1
Hereford - 4 £47,500 - 1
London +41 2 - -
Chessington - 1 - -

BGP-4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing BGP-4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BGP-4.

1 22 (95.65%) LAN
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
1 22 (95.65%) OSPF
2 19 (82.61%) MPLS
2 19 (82.61%) Firewall
3 17 (73.91%) DNS
3 17 (73.91%) Network Security
4 16 (69.57%) WAN
5 15 (65.22%) TCP/IP
6 14 (60.87%) DHCP
6 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (56.52%) 802.1X
8 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
8 12 (52.17%) CCNP
8 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (43.48%) Juniper
10 9 (39.13%) ITIL
10 9 (39.13%) Linux
10 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
10 9 (39.13%) F5
11 8 (34.78%) PCI DSS
11 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
11 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
11 8 (34.78%) DMVPN
11 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (34.78%) HSRP
11 8 (34.78%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (34.78%) Cyberoam
11 8 (34.78%) CCNA
11 8 (34.78%) IPv6

BGP-4
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) LAN
1 22 (95.65%) OSPF
2 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 19 (82.61%) MPLS
3 17 (73.91%) DNS
3 17 (73.91%) Network Security
4 16 (69.57%) WAN
5 15 (65.22%) TCP/IP
6 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (60.87%) DHCP
7 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (34.78%) DMVPN
8 8 (34.78%) HSRP
8 8 (34.78%) IPv6
9 7 (30.43%) RIP
10 6 (26.09%) HTTP
10 6 (26.09%) VPN
10 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Network Engineer
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Security Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Juniper Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Switch Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Administrator
8 2 (8.70%) Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Check Point Support
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco Support
8 2 (8.70%) Firewall Support
8 2 (8.70%) Juniper Support
8 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Network Support
9 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) 802.1X
2 3 (13.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) IPTV
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) MPEG
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) Streaming Video
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) CentOS
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
2 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) CCNP
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNA
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) CCDP
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
1 3 (13.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Juniper
3 9 (39.13%) F5
4 8 (34.78%) Cyberoam
5 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (13.04%) Percona
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
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