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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
London / City of London
Rank 176 191 122
Rank change year-on-year +15 -69  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 43 79 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 1.11% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.14% 7.60% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 63 210
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -7.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £41,500 £39,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.52% -5.00%  

BGP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 836 1039 2052
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.53% 14.64% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 790 909 1720
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing BGP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in the City of London

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 76 (79.17%) OSPF
2 73 (76.04%) Cisco
3 60 (62.50%) Firewall
3 60 (62.50%) MPLS
4 48 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (43.75%) CCNP
6 36 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 33 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (31.25%) VPN
8 30 (31.25%) Finance
9 28 (29.17%) WAN
10 27 (28.13%) DNS
11 25 (26.04%) Wireless
11 25 (26.04%) F5
12 23 (23.96%) Linux
13 22 (22.92%) Juniper
14 21 (21.88%) VMware
15 20 (20.83%) Telecoms
15 20 (20.83%) LAN
16 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
17 18 (18.75%) CheckPoint
18 17 (17.71%) ITIL
18 17 (17.71%) DHCP
18 17 (17.71%) EIGRP
19 16 (16.67%) SNMP
19 16 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
20 15 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
20 15 (15.63%) Network Security
20 15 (15.63%) CCNA
21 14 (14.58%) Multicast

BGP
Top Related 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 5 (5.21%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
2 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.21%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 76 (79.17%) OSPF
2 60 (62.50%) Firewall
2 60 (62.50%) MPLS
3 33 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (31.25%) VPN
5 28 (29.17%) WAN
6 27 (28.13%) DNS
7 25 (26.04%) Wireless
8 20 (20.83%) LAN
9 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
10 17 (17.71%) DHCP
10 17 (17.71%) EIGRP
11 16 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (16.67%) SNMP
12 15 (15.63%) Network Security
13 14 (14.58%) Multicast
14 13 (13.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 12 (12.50%) BIG-IP
15 12 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
15 12 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.04%) Firebug
1 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (31.25%) Finance
2 20 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (73.96%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Network Support
4 7 (7.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Security Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 6 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Consultant
6 5 (5.21%) Presales Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Cisco Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.46%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) Ajax
3 1 (1.04%) CSS3
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) HTML5
3 1 (1.04%) JSP
3 1 (1.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.29%) Clustering
4 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.21%) Equities
5 5 (5.21%) IVR
6 4 (4.17%) Fat Client
6 4 (4.17%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.13%) User Experience
8 2 (2.08%) Eurex
8 2 (2.08%) Fintech
8 2 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.04%) NHS
9 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Linux
2 9 (9.38%) Windows
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.21%) Unix
5 2 (2.08%) CentOS
5 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) ITIL
2 12 (12.50%) Network Design
3 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.38%) Business Continuity
3 9 (9.38%) Project Management
4 7 (7.29%) Low Latency
4 7 (7.29%) Presales
5 6 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (6.25%) Line Management
5 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (6.25%) Network Optimisation
6 5 (5.21%) Change Control
7 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (3.13%) Change Management
8 3 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.13%) Network Management
8 3 (3.13%) Open Source
8 3 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) Python
2 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.13%) Perl
4 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.04%) Java
5 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.04%) PHP
5 1 (1.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 48 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (43.75%) CCNP
3 15 (15.63%) CCNA
4 10 (10.42%) Degree
5 4 (4.17%) CCIE
5 4 (4.17%) CCSE
5 4 (4.17%) JNCIP
6 2 (2.08%) CCDP
7 1 (1.04%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CCDA
7 1 (1.04%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) PCI DSS
1 7 (7.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.08%) Firmware
2 2 (2.08%) KVM
2 2 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 6 (6.25%) Nagios
3 4 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.13%) Ansible
4 3 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (1.04%) Cacti
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (76.04%) Cisco
2 25 (26.04%) F5
3 22 (22.92%) Juniper
4 21 (21.88%) VMware
5 18 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 14 (14.58%) Arista
7 12 (12.50%) Palo Alto
8 11 (11.46%) Fortinet
9 8 (8.33%) Citrix
10 7 (7.29%) Avaya
10 7 (7.29%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.25%) Sourcefire
12 5 (5.21%) Google
12 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
12 5 (5.21%) Splunk
13 4 (4.17%) Blue Coat
13 4 (4.17%) Imperva
13 4 (4.17%) Infoblox
14 3 (3.13%) CyberArk
14 3 (3.13%) SonicWALL
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