Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 264 240
Rank change year-on-year +6 -24 +7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 89 63 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.62% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.14% 4.22% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 86 52 110
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £63,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -7.08%
10th Percentile £40,750 £45,575 £42,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £63,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 1,450 1,492 1,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.06% 14.58% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,282 1,330 1,567
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,770
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for BGP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 78 (87.64%) Cisco
2 74 (83.15%) OSPF
3 65 (73.03%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (66.29%) CCNP
5 54 (60.67%) Firewall
6 52 (58.43%) WAN
7 47 (52.81%) MPLS
8 40 (44.94%) Juniper
9 37 (41.57%) F5
10 36 (40.45%) VPN
11 33 (37.08%) CCIE
12 32 (35.96%) TCP/IP
13 30 (33.71%) LAN
13 30 (33.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (32.58%) Cisco IOS
15 27 (30.34%) Finance
15 27 (30.34%) CheckPoint
16 26 (29.21%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (28.09%) NX-OS
18 24 (26.97%) Telecoms
19 23 (25.84%) Network Security
19 23 (25.84%) Problem-Solving
20 21 (23.60%) Data Centre
21 18 (20.22%) NetScaler
22 17 (19.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 17 (19.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
22 17 (19.10%) IPsec
22 17 (19.10%) Wireless
22 17 (19.10%) Law
22 17 (19.10%) Microsoft

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 7 (7.87%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) Apache
3 2 (2.25%) CMS
3 2 (2.25%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon S3
3 4 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.49%) IaaS
4 2 (2.25%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) Office 365
4 2 (2.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 74 (83.15%) OSPF
2 54 (60.67%) Firewall
3 52 (58.43%) WAN
4 47 (52.81%) MPLS
5 36 (40.45%) VPN
6 32 (35.96%) TCP/IP
7 30 (33.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (33.71%) LAN
8 29 (32.58%) Cisco IOS
9 26 (29.21%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (28.09%) NX-OS
11 23 (25.84%) Network Security
12 18 (20.22%) NetScaler
13 17 (19.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 17 (19.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 17 (19.10%) IPsec
13 17 (19.10%) Wireless
14 16 (17.98%) VPLS
15 15 (16.85%) Multicast
16 14 (15.73%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) MySQL
2 4 (4.49%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (30.34%) Finance
2 24 (26.97%) Telecoms
3 17 (19.10%) Law
4 14 (15.73%) Advertising
5 12 (13.48%) Banking
6 9 (10.11%) Financial Institution
7 8 (8.99%) Legal
8 2 (2.25%) Marketing
8 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
9 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (55.06%) Network Engineer
2 28 (31.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Support Engineer
4 15 (16.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (16.85%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 15 (16.85%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Network Security Specialist
5 11 (12.36%) Security Specialist
5 11 (12.36%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 11 (12.36%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 11 (12.36%) Senior Network Specialist
5 11 (12.36%) Senior Security Specialist
6 10 (11.24%) Network Specialist
7 9 (10.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 9 (10.11%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 9 (10.11%) Cisco Specialist
7 9 (10.11%) IT Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) Telephony Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.49%) .NET
2 4 (4.49%) JSON
3 2 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.25%) LAMP
3 2 (2.25%) LDAP
3 2 (2.25%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.25%) Web Services
3 2 (2.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.62%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
1 10 (11.24%) Windows Server
2 8 (8.99%) Linux
3 2 (2.25%) CentOS
3 2 (2.25%) Unix
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (15.73%) Load Balancing
3 13 (14.61%) Network Design
4 8 (8.99%) Project Management
5 7 (7.87%) Network Optimisation
6 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.62%) Migration
6 5 (5.62%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.49%) API Integration
7 4 (4.49%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (4.49%) Network Management
7 4 (4.49%) Operations Management
7 4 (4.49%) Scrum
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.37%) High Availability
8 3 (3.37%) High-Frequency Trading
8 3 (3.37%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.11%) Python
3 8 (8.99%) SQL
4 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.74%) Java
5 6 (6.74%) Perl
5 6 (6.74%) PHP
6 4 (4.49%) C++
6 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.12%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 65 (73.03%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (66.29%) CCNP
3 33 (37.08%) CCIE
4 14 (15.73%) CCNA
5 13 (14.61%) MCSE
5 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (12.36%) CCSE
7 9 (10.11%) CCSA
7 9 (10.11%) JNCIA
7 9 (10.11%) JNCIS
8 7 (7.87%) Degree
9 6 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (4.49%) AWS Certification
10 4 (4.49%) CCDA
10 4 (4.49%) CCIE Security
10 4 (4.49%) MCSA
11 2 (2.25%) CCSP
12 1 (1.12%) CCIP
12 1 (1.12%) CISSP
12 1 (1.12%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.87%) VirtualBox
4 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.37%) XenServer
7 1 (1.12%) KVM
7 1 (1.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) FortiGate
1 8 (8.99%) Puppet
2 5 (5.62%) Ansible
2 5 (5.62%) Nagios
3 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.49%) Salt
3 4 (4.49%) Terraform
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.12%) Cacti
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.12%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 78 (87.64%) Cisco
2 40 (44.94%) Juniper
3 37 (41.57%) F5
4 27 (30.34%) CheckPoint
5 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
6 14 (15.73%) Palo Alto
7 12 (13.48%) Arista
7 12 (13.48%) VMware
8 8 (8.99%) Forcepoint
9 7 (7.87%) Aerohive Networks
9 7 (7.87%) Citrix
10 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.49%) LogicMonitor
11 4 (4.49%) SaltStack
12 3 (3.37%) Brocade
12 3 (3.37%) Remedy
13 2 (2.25%) Huawei
13 2 (2.25%) IBM
13 2 (2.25%) Nokia
13 2 (2.25%) Oracle