Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 268 252
Rank change year-on-year +111 -16 +2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 64 54 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 0.53% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.37% 4.16% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66 54 95
Median annual salary £82,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £60,625 £43,250 £49,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% - +4.35%

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 683 1,299 1,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.88% 12.81% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 609 1,170 1,453
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £89,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BGP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing BGP in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Salary histogram for BGP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 58 (90.63%) Cisco
1 58 (90.63%) OSPF
2 52 (81.25%) Firewall
3 42 (65.63%) WAN
4 39 (60.94%) CheckPoint
4 39 (60.94%) Data Centre
5 38 (59.38%) Finance
6 35 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (51.56%) CCNP
7 33 (51.56%) Multicast
8 31 (48.44%) Palo Alto
9 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
9 30 (46.88%) Financial Institution
10 28 (43.75%) TCP/IP
10 28 (43.75%) DNS
10 28 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
10 28 (43.75%) Project Delivery
11 27 (42.19%) DHCP
12 26 (40.63%) MPLS
12 26 (40.63%) Infoblox
12 26 (40.63%) NX-OS
13 25 (39.06%) F5
14 23 (35.94%) EIGRP
15 22 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (34.38%) VLAN
16 21 (32.81%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (32.81%) Wireless
17 19 (29.69%) Load Balancing
17 19 (29.69%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (28.13%) VPN

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 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Azure
2 3 (4.69%) AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (3.13%) IaaS
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
3 2 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (90.63%) OSPF
2 52 (81.25%) Firewall
3 42 (65.63%) WAN
4 33 (51.56%) Multicast
5 28 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
5 28 (43.75%) DNS
5 28 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 27 (42.19%) DHCP
7 26 (40.63%) MPLS
7 26 (40.63%) NX-OS
8 23 (35.94%) EIGRP
9 22 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (34.38%) VLAN
10 21 (32.81%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (32.81%) Wireless
11 19 (29.69%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (28.13%) VPN
13 17 (26.56%) LAN
14 14 (21.88%) IGMP
15 13 (20.31%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (59.38%) Finance
2 30 (46.88%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.25%) Law
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 41 (64.06%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Engineering Manager
6 3 (4.69%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Network Engineering Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Associate Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Azure Specialist
8 1 (1.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.69%) JSON
2 3 (4.69%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.69%) YAML
3 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (60.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Project Delivery
2 19 (29.69%) Load Balancing
3 16 (25.00%) ITIL
4 13 (20.31%) Information Security
4 13 (20.31%) Internal Audit
4 13 (20.31%) ITIL V3
4 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
5 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.94%) Business Continuity
6 7 (10.94%) DevOps
6 7 (10.94%) Network Design
7 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (6.25%) Low Latency
7 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (4.69%) Microservices
8 3 (4.69%) People Management
8 3 (4.69%) Product Roadmap
8 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) Python
2 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (51.56%) CCNP
3 8 (12.50%) CCDP
4 6 (9.38%) CCIE
5 5 (7.81%) CCDA
5 5 (7.81%) JNCIA
6 4 (6.25%) CCSA
6 4 (6.25%) CCSE
6 4 (6.25%) MCSE
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.69%) CCSP
8 2 (3.13%) CCNA
8 2 (3.13%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.56%) CCDE
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.69%) Ansible
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.56%) Grafana
4 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (90.63%) Cisco
2 39 (60.94%) CheckPoint
3 31 (48.44%) Palo Alto
4 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 26 (40.63%) Infoblox
6 25 (39.06%) F5
7 14 (21.88%) Juniper
8 13 (20.31%) ForeScout
9 7 (10.94%) Aruba
9 7 (10.94%) HP
9 7 (10.94%) Huawei
10 6 (9.38%) Fortinet
10 6 (9.38%) SolarWinds
11 5 (7.81%) Nokia
11 5 (7.81%) Riverbed
12 4 (6.25%) Arista
12 4 (6.25%) Meraki
12 4 (6.25%) Splunk
13 1 (1.56%) Broadcom
13 1 (1.56%) Symantec