Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 283 237
Rank change year-on-year +48 -46 -15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 96 56 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.95% 0.54% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.53% 3.74% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 92 49 101
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +2.33%
10th Percentile £40,750 £45,400 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 1,275 1,497 1,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.57% 14.32% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,354 1,541
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,150 £29,000
90th Percentile £89,600 £82,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.11% +9.50%

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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for BGP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 82 (85.42%) Cisco
2 79 (82.29%) OSPF
3 76 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (70.83%) CCNP
5 61 (63.54%) Firewall
6 60 (62.50%) WAN
7 50 (52.08%) MPLS
8 44 (45.83%) VPN
9 41 (42.71%) Juniper
10 39 (40.63%) CCIE
10 39 (40.63%) TCP/IP
11 38 (39.58%) CheckPoint
12 37 (38.54%) F5
12 37 (38.54%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (35.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 33 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
15 32 (33.33%) LAN
16 31 (32.29%) Network Security
17 29 (30.21%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (30.21%) NX-OS
18 28 (29.17%) Finance
19 27 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (26.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 25 (26.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 25 (26.04%) NetScaler
21 24 (25.00%) VPLS
22 21 (21.88%) Telecoms
23 20 (20.83%) EIGRP
24 19 (19.79%) Advertising
25 18 (18.75%) IPsec

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 6 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) CMS
2 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.08%) IIS
2 2 (2.08%) nginx
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.08%) Office 365
3 2 (2.08%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (82.29%) OSPF
2 61 (63.54%) Firewall
3 60 (62.50%) WAN
4 50 (52.08%) MPLS
5 44 (45.83%) VPN
6 39 (40.63%) TCP/IP
7 34 (35.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 33 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
9 32 (33.33%) LAN
10 31 (32.29%) Network Security
11 29 (30.21%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (30.21%) NX-OS
12 25 (26.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 25 (26.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 25 (26.04%) NetScaler
13 24 (25.00%) VPLS
14 20 (20.83%) EIGRP
15 18 (18.75%) IPsec
16 17 (17.71%) DMVPN
16 17 (17.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) MySQL
2 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (29.17%) Finance
2 21 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 19 (19.79%) Advertising
4 13 (13.54%) Law
5 9 (9.38%) Banking
6 7 (7.29%) Legal
7 6 (6.25%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 27 (28.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Security Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 7 (7.29%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.13%) JSON
2 3 (3.13%) XMPP
3 2 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.08%) LAMP
3 2 (2.08%) LDAP
3 2 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.08%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 2 (2.08%) YAML
4 1 (1.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.63%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.21%) Linux
4 2 (2.08%) CentOS
4 2 (2.08%) Unix
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.54%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (14.58%) Network Design
4 12 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 10 (10.42%) API Integration
5 10 (10.42%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.42%) Migration
6 7 (7.29%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.21%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.13%) Change Control
8 3 (3.13%) DevOps
8 3 (3.13%) Network Management
8 3 (3.13%) Network Virtualisation
9 2 (2.08%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.08%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.08%) ITIL
9 2 (2.08%) Microservices
9 2 (2.08%) Network Optimisation
9 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.08%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.46%) SQL
3 10 (10.42%) Shell Script
4 7 (7.29%) Python
5 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.13%) Java
5 3 (3.13%) Perl
5 3 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (1.04%) C++
6 1 (1.04%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 76 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (70.83%) CCNP
3 39 (40.63%) CCIE
4 15 (15.63%) CCIE Security
5 12 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (12.50%) Degree
6 11 (11.46%) CCNA
7 9 (9.38%) JNCIA
7 9 (9.38%) JNCIS
8 7 (7.29%) MCSE
8 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (6.25%) CCSA
9 6 (6.25%) CCSE
10 3 (3.13%) CCDA
11 1 (1.04%) AWS Certification
11 1 (1.04%) CCDE
11 1 (1.04%) CCSP
11 1 (1.04%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.04%) MCSA
11 1 (1.04%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.50%) VirtualBox
3 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.08%) Docker
5 2 (2.08%) XenServer
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.04%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) Puppet
2 10 (10.42%) Terraform
3 4 (4.17%) Ansible
3 4 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.17%) Nagios
4 3 (3.13%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.04%) Salt
5 1 (1.04%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 82 (85.42%) Cisco
2 41 (42.71%) Juniper
3 38 (39.58%) CheckPoint
4 37 (38.54%) F5
5 18 (18.75%) Palo Alto
6 14 (14.58%) VMware
7 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
8 10 (10.42%) LogicMonitor
9 8 (8.33%) Arista
10 6 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
10 6 (6.25%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.13%) Citrix
11 3 (3.13%) Forcepoint
11 3 (3.13%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.08%) Brocade
12 2 (2.08%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.08%) Huawei
12 2 (2.08%) IBM
12 2 (2.08%) Oracle
12 2 (2.08%) Symantec