The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BGP-4 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BGP-4 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 894 949
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 0 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England - 0.016% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.095% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 2
Median salary - £50,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -29.82%  
UK excluding London median salary - £55,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year - -35.29%  

BGP-4 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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13504 15716 18227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.33% 16.99% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11025 13168 14917
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

BGP-4
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing BGP-4 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BGP-4 in England

BGP-4
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP-4 in England.

Salary trend for BGP-4 in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing BGP-4 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 England region with a requirement for BGP-4.

1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
2 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 11 (91.67%) CCNA
2 11 (91.67%) DHCP
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) IPv6
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) Load Balancing
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (91.67%) PCI DSS
2 11 (91.67%) F5
2 11 (91.67%) DMVPN
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (91.67%) HSRP
2 11 (91.67%) 802.1X
2 11 (91.67%) Cyberoam
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) PSTN
4 7 (58.33%) ADSL
4 7 (58.33%) ISDN
4 7 (58.33%) X.25
5 2 (16.67%) Cryptography

BGP-4
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (91.67%) DHCP
2 11 (91.67%) DMVPN
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) HSRP
2 11 (91.67%) IPv6
2 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) ADSL
3 7 (58.33%) ISDN
3 7 (58.33%) PSTN
3 7 (58.33%) X.25
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Security
2 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) Data Security
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Jython
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CCNA
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
1 11 (91.67%) Cyberoam
1 11 (91.67%) F5