Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 195 247 260
Rank change year-on-year +52 +13 -19
Permanent jobs citing BGP 101 80 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 0.78% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.26% 6.04% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 107 78 69
Median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +2.22%
10th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +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 1,091 1,325 1,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.52% 12.89% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1,193 1,476
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,850 £29,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £56,514 £55,000 £53,615
% change year-on-year +2.75% +2.58% +2.12%

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 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for BGP in the City of London

BGP
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £58,750 -
BGP
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 73 (72.28%) Cisco
1 73 (72.28%) OSPF
2 67 (66.34%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (61.39%) Firewall
4 53 (52.48%) CCNP
5 52 (51.49%) TCP/IP
6 44 (43.56%) LAN
6 44 (43.56%) Juniper
7 43 (42.57%) MPLS
8 41 (40.59%) WAN
9 37 (36.63%) Palo Alto
10 35 (34.65%) VLAN
11 34 (33.66%) Wireless
12 27 (26.73%) Network Security
13 26 (25.74%) Load Balancing
14 24 (23.76%) Finance
15 21 (20.79%) CCIE
15 21 (20.79%) Degree
15 21 (20.79%) F5
16 20 (19.80%) HP
17 19 (18.81%) EIGRP
17 19 (18.81%) VoIP
17 19 (18.81%) VMware
17 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (17.82%) PowerShell
18 18 (17.82%) Hyper-V
18 18 (17.82%) AWS
18 18 (17.82%) Windows Server
18 18 (17.82%) Network Design
18 18 (17.82%) Windows

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 2 (1.98%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (16.83%) MS Visio
2 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (14.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.82%) AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Azure
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.98%) Office 365
4 1 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (0.99%) IaaS
4 1 (0.99%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (72.28%) OSPF
2 62 (61.39%) Firewall
3 52 (51.49%) TCP/IP
4 44 (43.56%) LAN
5 43 (42.57%) MPLS
6 41 (40.59%) WAN
7 35 (34.65%) VLAN
8 34 (33.66%) Wireless
9 27 (26.73%) Network Security
10 19 (18.81%) EIGRP
10 19 (18.81%) VoIP
11 18 (17.82%) VPN
12 17 (16.83%) IPsec
13 16 (15.84%) Ethernet
13 16 (15.84%) Internet
13 16 (15.84%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (15.84%) WLAN
14 15 (14.85%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (13.86%) GPON
15 14 (13.86%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Law
3 10 (9.90%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.93%) Banking
5 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.95%) Advertising
7 4 (3.96%) French Language
8 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (76.24%) Network Engineer
2 48 (47.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (16.83%) Administrator
3 17 (16.83%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.91%) DevOps Administrator
5 8 (7.92%) Wireless Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) AWS Administrator
6 7 (6.93%) IT Administrator
6 7 (6.93%) IT Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Network Support
9 3 (2.97%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.98%) gRPC
2 2 (1.98%) REST
3 1 (0.99%) libvirt
3 1 (0.99%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.99%) Clustering
3 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (0.99%) FlexPod
3 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Windows
1 18 (17.82%) Windows Server
2 9 (8.91%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Load Balancing
2 18 (17.82%) Network Design
3 17 (16.83%) API Integration
3 17 (16.83%) Computer Science
3 17 (16.83%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (14.85%) ITIL
5 12 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (10.89%) DevOps
7 9 (8.91%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (5.94%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.95%) Presales
10 5 (4.95%) Project Management
11 4 (3.96%) Change Control
11 4 (3.96%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.96%) Statistics
12 3 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (2.97%) Network Management
13 2 (1.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.82%) PowerShell
2 17 (16.83%) Shell Script
2 17 (16.83%) SQL
3 4 (3.96%) Python
4 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.99%) Go
5 1 (0.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 67 (66.34%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (52.48%) CCNP
3 21 (20.79%) CCIE
3 21 (20.79%) Degree
4 17 (16.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (15.84%) JNCIA
6 14 (13.86%) CCDA
6 14 (13.86%) CCDP
6 14 (13.86%) CCNA
7 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (9.90%) CCSA
8 10 (9.90%) CCSE
8 10 (9.90%) MCSE
9 4 (3.96%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.97%) CCVP
10 3 (2.97%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.98%) CCDE
11 2 (1.98%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.99%) CCIE Service Provider
12 1 (0.99%) MCITP
System Software
1 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (17.82%) Hyper-V
3 17 (16.83%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.97%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.99%) KVM
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) Puppet
1 17 (16.83%) Terraform
2 8 (7.92%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.99%) SCOM
4 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.99%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (72.28%) Cisco
2 44 (43.56%) Juniper
3 37 (36.63%) Palo Alto
4 21 (20.79%) F5
5 20 (19.80%) HP
6 19 (18.81%) VMware
7 17 (16.83%) LogicMonitor
8 15 (14.85%) Huawei
9 14 (13.86%) Aruba
9 14 (13.86%) CheckPoint
10 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
11 8 (7.92%) Fortinet
12 6 (5.94%) Nokia
13 5 (4.95%) Brocade
13 5 (4.95%) Meraki
14 4 (3.96%) SolarWinds
15 3 (2.97%) Blue Coat
16 2 (1.98%) Arista
17 1 (0.99%) ForeScout
17 1 (0.99%) Riverbed