Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 6 months to 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 209 235 259
Rank change year-on-year +26 +24 +45
Permanent jobs citing BGP 34 127 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.68% 1.12% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 8.24% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 37 133 113
Median annual salary £82,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,750 £40,000 £40,750
90th Percentile £101,000 £80,000 £76,750
London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -4.00%

BGP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 558 1,541 1,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.09% 13.53% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 497 1,373 1,455
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £39,375 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Central London

BGP
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BGP in Central London.

Salary trend for BGP in Central London

BGP
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing BGP in Central London over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for BGP in Central London

BGP
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 29 £85,000 +41.67% 7
BGP
London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for BGP.

1 31 (91.18%) OSPF
2 24 (70.59%) Cisco
3 23 (67.65%) WAN
3 23 (67.65%) Firewall
3 23 (67.65%) Finance
4 19 (55.88%) Palo Alto
5 18 (52.94%) Data Centre
5 18 (52.94%) Multicast
5 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
6 16 (47.06%) CheckPoint
6 16 (47.06%) AWS
7 14 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (38.24%) Azure
8 13 (38.24%) CCNP
9 11 (32.35%) LAN
9 11 (32.35%) MPLS
9 11 (32.35%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (32.35%) F5
9 11 (32.35%) Ansible
9 11 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (29.41%) Network Security
10 10 (29.41%) Wireless
10 10 (29.41%) Python
10 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
11 9 (26.47%) CCIE
11 9 (26.47%) VPN
11 9 (26.47%) DNS
11 9 (26.47%) VLAN
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) AWS
2 13 (38.24%) Azure
3 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.94%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (91.18%) OSPF
2 23 (67.65%) Firewall
2 23 (67.65%) WAN
3 18 (52.94%) Multicast
4 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 14 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (32.35%) LAN
6 11 (32.35%) MPLS
6 11 (32.35%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (29.41%) Network Security
7 10 (29.41%) Wireless
8 9 (26.47%) DNS
8 9 (26.47%) VLAN
8 9 (26.47%) VPN
9 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (23.53%) DHCP
9 8 (23.53%) NX-OS
10 7 (20.59%) Unified Communications
10 7 (20.59%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Network Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Engineering Manager
5 3 (8.82%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineering Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Head of IT Security
7 1 (2.94%) Head of Security
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Operations Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) 802.1X
2 4 (11.76%) JSON
3 3 (8.82%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (8.82%) Regular Expression
3 3 (8.82%) YAML
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Low Latency
1 8 (23.53%) Project Delivery
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (14.71%) Investment Management
4 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) DNA
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Network Design
6 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
3 2 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) CCIE
4 2 (5.88%) CCDE
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) CCMSE
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) CISM
5 1 (2.94%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Firmware
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Ansible
2 7 (20.59%) Terraform
3 3 (8.82%) Cacti
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (5.88%) HAProxy
4 2 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) SCCM
5 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 19 (55.88%) Palo Alto
3 16 (47.06%) CheckPoint
4 11 (32.35%) F5
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) Fortinet
7 7 (20.59%) Infoblox
7 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
8 6 (17.65%) Riverbed
9 5 (14.71%) Arista
9 5 (14.71%) Meraki
10 3 (8.82%) ForeScout
10 3 (8.82%) Splunk
11 2 (5.88%) ExtraHop
11 2 (5.88%) Juniper
11 2 (5.88%) Radianz
11 2 (5.88%) Tufin
11 2 (5.88%) VMware
12 1 (2.94%) Aruba
12 1 (2.94%) Extreme Networks