Period
to 20 September 2019

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 6 months to 20 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1029 1152 1184
Rank change year-on-year +123 +32 +42
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 22 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.004% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.026% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
England median annual salary £57,500 - -
UK median annual salary £57,500 - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 20,659 23,488 26,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.83% 15.06% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15,751 18,777 21,697
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

BGP-4
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BGP-4 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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

BGP-4
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP-4 within the England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2019. 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 - 14 - -
South East - 8 £57,500 -
BGP-4
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, IT jobs citing BGP-4 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 England region with a requirement for BGP-4.

1 22 (100.00%) WAN
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) BGP
2 18 (81.82%) MPLS
3 14 (63.64%) Subversion
3 14 (63.64%) IGMP
3 14 (63.64%) Ubuntu
3 14 (63.64%) IPTV
3 14 (63.64%) Time Management
3 14 (63.64%) CentOS
3 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 14 (63.64%) ZABBIX
3 14 (63.64%) Project Planning
3 14 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 14 (63.64%) Puppet
3 14 (63.64%) Multicast
3 14 (63.64%) Structured Cabling
3 14 (63.64%) 802.1X
3 14 (63.64%) Wireless
3 14 (63.64%) LAMP
3 14 (63.64%) Video\Live Streaming
3 14 (63.64%) Replication
3 14 (63.64%) Clustering
3 14 (63.64%) OSPF
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 14 (63.64%) Nagios
3 14 (63.64%) CCNP
3 14 (63.64%) SMTP
3 14 (63.64%) HTTP

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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) BGP
1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 18 (81.82%) MPLS
3 14 (63.64%) HTTP
3 14 (63.64%) IGMP
3 14 (63.64%) LAN
3 14 (63.64%) Multicast
3 14 (63.64%) OSPF
3 14 (63.64%) SMTP
3 14 (63.64%) SNMP
3 14 (63.64%) Structured Cabling
3 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 14 (63.64%) Wireless
3 14 (63.64%) WLAN
4 10 (45.45%) DVB
4 10 (45.45%) DWDM
5 8 (36.36%) Ethernet
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) Junos
5 8 (36.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 14 (63.64%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Administrator
1 15 (68.18%) Network Administrator
2 14 (63.64%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IP Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) 802.1X
1 14 (63.64%) LAMP
1 14 (63.64%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Clustering
1 14 (63.64%) IPTV
1 14 (63.64%) MPEG
1 14 (63.64%) Replication
1 14 (63.64%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) CentOS
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
1 14 (63.64%) Ubuntu
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Project Planning
1 14 (63.64%) Time Management
2 10 (45.45%) High Availability
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) B2B
3 8 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (31.82%) Availability Management
4 7 (31.82%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) CCNP
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CCDP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) JNCIS
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) DRBD
1 10 (45.45%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) Nagios
1 14 (63.64%) Puppet
1 14 (63.64%) ZABBIX
2 10 (45.45%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 10 (45.45%) Extreme Networks
3 10 (45.45%) Percona
4 8 (36.36%) Fortinet
4 8 (36.36%) Juniper
4 8 (36.36%) Palo Alto