Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 245 264
Rank change year-on-year +29 +19 -26
Permanent jobs citing BGP 104 92 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.06% 0.86% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 6.57% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 98 89 54
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.13% +11.90%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,750 £45,725
90th Percentile £79,300 £85,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,254 1,400 1,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.79% 13.04% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,090 1,246 1,340
City of London median annual salary £56,820 £55,000 £53,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.31% +3.04% -2.95%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,625 £87,500 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -2.78%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in the City of London

BGP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP in the City of London.

Salary trend for BGP in the City of London

BGP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for BGP in the City of London

BGP
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 8 December 2019. 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
London Bridge - 2 £58,750 -
BGP
Central London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for BGP.

1 73 (70.19%) Cisco
2 68 (65.38%) OSPF
3 65 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (56.73%) CCNP
5 56 (53.85%) TCP/IP
6 52 (50.00%) Firewall
7 46 (44.23%) Juniper
8 39 (37.50%) MPLS
9 32 (30.77%) WAN
10 31 (29.81%) VMware
10 31 (29.81%) Windows
11 30 (28.85%) Network Security
12 29 (27.88%) Palo Alto
12 29 (27.88%) LAN
13 27 (25.96%) Windows Server
13 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (25.96%) Degree
13 27 (25.96%) AWS
14 26 (25.00%) VPN
15 25 (24.04%) Finance
15 25 (24.04%) Load Balancing
15 25 (24.04%) VLAN
15 25 (24.04%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (23.08%) CCNA
17 23 (22.12%) PowerShell
17 23 (22.12%) Hyper-V
18 22 (21.15%) Puppet
18 22 (21.15%) VirtualBox
18 22 (21.15%) F5
18 22 (21.15%) Computer Science

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Visio
2 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.96%) AWS
2 9 (8.65%) Azure
3 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.85%) Office 365
4 1 (0.96%) IaaS
4 1 (0.96%) PaaS
4 1 (0.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (65.38%) OSPF
2 56 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 52 (50.00%) Firewall
4 39 (37.50%) MPLS
5 32 (30.77%) WAN
6 30 (28.85%) Network Security
7 29 (27.88%) LAN
8 26 (25.00%) VPN
9 25 (24.04%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (24.04%) VLAN
10 20 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (19.23%) EIGRP
11 19 (18.27%) VoIP
11 19 (18.27%) Wireless
12 18 (17.31%) Multicast
13 17 (16.35%) IPsec
13 17 (16.35%) VPLS
13 17 (16.35%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (14.42%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 25 (24.04%) Finance
2 15 (14.42%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.62%) Banking
4 7 (6.73%) Advertising
4 7 (6.73%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.81%) Law
6 4 (3.85%) Local Government
7 2 (1.92%) Electronics
7 2 (1.92%) French Language
7 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.92%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (67.31%) Network Engineer
2 32 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (13.46%) Administrator
3 14 (13.46%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) AWS Administrator
7 6 (5.77%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) IT Administrator
7 6 (5.77%) IT Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.77%) Network Support
7 6 (5.77%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.92%) gRPC
2 2 (1.92%) REST
3 1 (0.96%) libvirt
3 1 (0.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.88%) Clustering
4 3 (2.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.96%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.81%) Windows
2 27 (25.96%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.69%) Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Android
4 3 (2.88%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.96%) Unix
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) Load Balancing
2 22 (21.15%) API Integration
2 22 (21.15%) Computer Science
2 22 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (15.38%) ITIL
4 14 (13.46%) Project Delivery
5 11 (10.58%) Network Design
5 11 (10.58%) Patch Management
6 10 (9.62%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.69%) Migration
7 8 (7.69%) Network Management
7 8 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
8 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.81%) Project Management
9 5 (4.81%) Statistics
10 4 (3.85%) Analytics
10 4 (3.85%) Investment Management
10 4 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.12%) PowerShell
2 22 (21.15%) Shell Script
2 22 (21.15%) SQL
3 2 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.96%) Go
4 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 65 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (56.73%) CCNP
3 27 (25.96%) Degree
4 24 (23.08%) CCNA
5 22 (21.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (15.38%) CCIE
7 10 (9.62%) JNCIA
8 9 (8.65%) JNCIS
9 8 (7.69%) CCDA
9 8 (7.69%) CCDP
9 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (6.73%) CCSA
10 7 (6.73%) CCSE
10 7 (6.73%) MCSE
11 4 (3.85%) CCVP
12 2 (1.92%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.96%) CCDE
13 1 (0.96%) MCITP
13 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (22.12%) Hyper-V
3 22 (21.15%) VirtualBox
4 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.85%) ProxySG
6 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.92%) vSphere
8 1 (0.96%) KVM
8 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (21.15%) Puppet
1 22 (21.15%) Terraform
2 8 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.81%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.88%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.96%) SCOM
6 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.96%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (70.19%) Cisco
2 46 (44.23%) Juniper
3 31 (29.81%) VMware
4 29 (27.88%) Palo Alto
5 22 (21.15%) F5
5 22 (21.15%) LogicMonitor
6 20 (19.23%) HP
7 17 (16.35%) CheckPoint
8 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
9 10 (9.62%) Fortinet
10 8 (7.69%) Huawei
11 6 (5.77%) Aruba
12 5 (4.81%) Arista
13 4 (3.85%) Blue Coat
13 4 (3.85%) Citrix
14 3 (2.88%) Brocade
14 3 (2.88%) Ivanti
14 3 (2.88%) McAfee
14 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.88%) Sophos