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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank 901 968 992
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +24
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 15 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.090% 0.010% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 0
Median salary £50,000 £71,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.82% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £85,000 -
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -

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
16651 19150 20929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.28% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13836 15616 16734
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP-4 over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 within the UK.

BGP-4 Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP-4
Top 8 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 1 July 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 +68 15 £50,000 -29.82%
London +62 10 £50,000 -13.04%
South West - 4 £55,000 -
Street - 4 £55,000 -
Somerset - 4 £55,000 -
South East +31 1 £32,500 -61.76%
Maidstone - 1 £32,500 -
Kent - 1 £32,500 -

BGP-4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Juniper
2 19 (90.48%) TCP/IP
3 18 (85.71%) LAN
4 16 (76.19%) DNS
4 16 (76.19%) OSPF
4 16 (76.19%) Firewall
5 15 (71.43%) Network Security
6 14 (66.67%) Load Balancing
7 13 (61.90%) WAN
8 12 (57.14%) RIP
9 11 (52.38%) EIGRP
10 10 (47.62%) Internet
10 10 (47.62%) HTTP
11 9 (42.86%) FTP
11 9 (42.86%) Wireshark
11 9 (42.86%) tcpdump
11 9 (42.86%) snoop
11 9 (42.86%) Banking
11 9 (42.86%) SSH
11 9 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
12 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
12 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
12 8 (38.10%) Degree
13 7 (33.33%) Linux
13 7 (33.33%) VPN
13 7 (33.33%) MPLS
13 7 (33.33%) DevOps
14 6 (28.57%) Internet of Things
14 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning

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 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) TCP/IP
2 18 (85.71%) LAN
3 16 (76.19%) DNS
3 16 (76.19%) Firewall
3 16 (76.19%) OSPF
4 15 (71.43%) Network Security
5 13 (61.90%) WAN
6 12 (57.14%) RIP
7 11 (52.38%) EIGRP
8 10 (47.62%) HTTP
8 10 (47.62%) Internet
9 9 (42.86%) FTP
9 9 (42.86%) snoop
9 9 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (42.86%) SSH
9 9 (42.86%) tcpdump
9 9 (42.86%) Wireshark
10 7 (33.33%) MPLS
10 7 (33.33%) VPN
11 6 (28.57%) DHCP
General
1 9 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Check Point Support
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Support
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall Support
3 5 (23.81%) Juniper Support
3 5 (23.81%) Network Support
4 3 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 6 (28.57%) Internet of Things
3 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) PKI
4 2 (9.52%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Change Control
4 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (19.05%) Network Management
4 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
4 4 (19.05%) Release Management
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.76%) Facilities Management
7 1 (4.76%) Line Management
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Xen
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Juniper
2 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 5 (23.81%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Brocade