Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 238 242
Rank change year-on-year -29 +4 -18
Permanent jobs citing BGP 63 118 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 1.01% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.22% 6.59% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 52 109 171
City of London median annual salary £63,750 £52,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -7.08% +13.00%
10th Percentile £45,575 £42,250 £37,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £64,000 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 1492 1791 2487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.66% 15.31% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1571 2133
City of London median annual salary £53,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.18% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,783 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £79,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for BGP.

1 61 (96.83%) Cisco
2 53 (84.13%) OSPF
3 42 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (63.49%) MPLS
4 40 (63.49%) VPN
5 38 (60.32%) Firewall
6 36 (57.14%) CCNP
7 35 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 34 (53.97%) Finance
9 30 (47.62%) Palo Alto
10 29 (46.03%) WAN
10 29 (46.03%) EIGRP
11 26 (41.27%) Juniper
11 26 (41.27%) LAN
12 25 (39.68%) DNS
13 23 (36.51%) DHCP
14 22 (34.92%) Multicast
15 21 (33.33%) VLAN
15 21 (33.33%) CheckPoint
16 20 (31.75%) CCIE
16 20 (31.75%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (31.75%) HSRP
17 18 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (28.57%) Load Balancing
17 18 (28.57%) Network Security
17 18 (28.57%) Network Design
17 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
18 17 (26.98%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (26.98%) Wireless
18 17 (26.98%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.35%) SaaS
2 4 (6.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (84.13%) OSPF
2 40 (63.49%) MPLS
2 40 (63.49%) VPN
3 38 (60.32%) Firewall
4 35 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 29 (46.03%) EIGRP
5 29 (46.03%) WAN
6 26 (41.27%) LAN
7 25 (39.68%) DNS
8 23 (36.51%) DHCP
9 22 (34.92%) Multicast
10 21 (33.33%) VLAN
11 20 (31.75%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (31.75%) HSRP
12 18 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (28.57%) Network Security
12 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
13 17 (26.98%) IPsec
13 17 (26.98%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (26.98%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Financial Institution
3 10 (15.87%) Banking
4 9 (14.29%) Law
5 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 22 (34.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Architect
4 8 (12.70%) Network Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
6 5 (7.94%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Network Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior IP Network Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) IP Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) XMPP
2 7 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) DataPower
3 4 (6.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 18 (28.57%) Network Design
2 12 (19.05%) ITIL
3 9 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (12.70%) High Availability
5 7 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (11.11%) Change Management
5 7 (11.11%) Network Management
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.35%) DevOps
6 4 (6.35%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (6.35%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (4.76%) Analytics
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) High-Frequency Trading
7 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.76%) Line Management
7 3 (4.76%) Low Latency
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) Python
2 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.17%) Ruby
3 1 (1.59%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (57.14%) CCNP
3 20 (31.75%) CCIE
4 15 (23.81%) CCNA
5 10 (15.87%) CCDA
5 10 (15.87%) CCSA
5 10 (15.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (15.87%) Degree
6 4 (6.35%) CCA
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.76%) CCDP
7 3 (4.76%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (1.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (1.59%) CCIP
8 1 (1.59%) CCVP
8 1 (1.59%) CISSP
8 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) HIPAA
1 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) VMware NSX
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) KVM
3 1 (1.59%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.35%) Cacti
2 4 (6.35%) Nagios
3 3 (4.76%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 61 (96.83%) Cisco
2 30 (47.62%) Palo Alto
3 26 (41.27%) Juniper
4 21 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 17 (26.98%) F5
6 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.05%) Citrix
8 11 (17.46%) SolarWinds
9 7 (11.11%) Arista
9 7 (11.11%) Meraki
9 7 (11.11%) VMware
10 6 (9.52%) Riverbed
11 5 (7.94%) Aruba
11 5 (7.94%) Avaya
12 4 (6.35%) IBM
12 4 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (4.76%) Infoblox
13 3 (4.76%) Solace
13 3 (4.76%) Splunk
13 3 (4.76%) Sun