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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 183 218
Rank change year-on-year +4 +35  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 52 78 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 1.24% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.23% 7.53% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 79
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £80,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 835 1036 1542
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.22% 16.46% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 733 906 1335
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 82 (85.42%) Cisco
2 67 (69.79%) Firewall
2 67 (69.79%) OSPF
3 60 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (53.13%) CCNP
5 50 (52.08%) MPLS
6 41 (42.71%) F5
7 40 (41.67%) TCP/IP
8 38 (39.58%) VPN
8 38 (39.58%) WAN
8 38 (39.58%) Finance
9 37 (38.54%) EIGRP
9 37 (38.54%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (35.42%) DNS
10 34 (35.42%) LAN
11 33 (34.38%) Data Centre
12 29 (30.21%) Wireless
13 27 (28.13%) CheckPoint
13 27 (28.13%) Juniper
13 27 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (27.08%) Multicast
15 24 (25.00%) DHCP
15 24 (25.00%) BIG-IP
16 23 (23.96%) Palo Alto
17 22 (22.92%) Cisco IOS
17 22 (22.92%) Network Design
17 22 (22.92%) VMware
17 22 (22.92%) Linux
17 22 (22.92%) CCNA
18 20 (20.83%) Network Security

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 5 (5.21%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (69.79%) Firewall
1 67 (69.79%) OSPF
2 50 (52.08%) MPLS
3 40 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 38 (39.58%) VPN
4 38 (39.58%) WAN
5 37 (38.54%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (38.54%) EIGRP
6 34 (35.42%) DNS
6 34 (35.42%) LAN
7 29 (30.21%) Wireless
8 27 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (27.08%) Multicast
10 24 (25.00%) BIG-IP
10 24 (25.00%) DHCP
11 22 (22.92%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (20.83%) Network Security
13 15 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 15 (15.63%) HSRP
14 14 (14.58%) DMVPN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (39.58%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.46%) Financial Institution
4 9 (9.38%) Banking
5 7 (7.29%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (76.04%) Network Engineer
2 29 (30.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (19.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (19.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 6 (6.25%) Network Support
5 6 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Consultant
6 5 (5.21%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Network Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Presales Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 7 (7.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.29%) Clustering
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) IVR
4 4 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) Eurex
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Linux
2 13 (13.54%) Windows
3 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.13%) Unix
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.04%) CentOS
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.92%) Network Design
2 18 (18.75%) ITIL
3 16 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 11 (11.46%) Network Management
5 6 (6.25%) Line Management
5 6 (6.25%) Presales
5 6 (6.25%) Project Management
6 5 (5.21%) Change Control
6 5 (5.21%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (5.21%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.17%) Change Management
7 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.17%) High Availability
7 4 (4.17%) IT Strategy
7 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.17%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.33%) Python
2 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.08%) Ruby
4 1 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
4 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (53.13%) CCNP
3 22 (22.92%) CCNA
4 14 (14.58%) CCIE
5 7 (7.29%) CCDA
5 7 (7.29%) CCSA
5 7 (7.29%) CCVP
6 6 (6.25%) Degree
7 4 (4.17%) CCSE
7 4 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (4.17%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.13%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.08%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.04%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.04%) CCIE Service Provider
10 1 (1.04%) CCSP
10 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.21%) vSphere
3 3 (3.13%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.04%) Firmware
4 1 (1.04%) KVM
4 1 (1.04%) Snort
4 1 (1.04%) UAG
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.04%) Ansible
3 1 (1.04%) Cacti
3 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.04%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 82 (85.42%) Cisco
2 41 (42.71%) F5
3 27 (28.13%) CheckPoint
3 27 (28.13%) Juniper
4 23 (23.96%) Palo Alto
5 22 (22.92%) VMware
6 14 (14.58%) Citrix
6 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.38%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.29%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.21%) Avaya
9 5 (5.21%) Google
9 5 (5.21%) Infoblox
10 4 (4.17%) Imperva
10 4 (4.17%) Sourcefire
11 3 (3.13%) Brocade
11 3 (3.13%) Extreme Networks
11 3 (3.13%) Meraki
12 2 (2.08%) Arista
12 2 (2.08%) Riverbed
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5-10% shift allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago