Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 370 381 321
Rank change year-on-year +11 -60 +13
Permanent jobs citing BGP 501 607 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.82% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 5.75% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 448 531 661
London median annual salary £57,500 £62,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.26% +18.10% -4.55%
10th Percentile £39,625 £39,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -2.91%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,893 10,564 11,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.36% 14.23% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,242 8,706 9,933
London median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £53,139
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +0.68% +6.28%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in London

BGP
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for BGP in London

BGP
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for BGP in London

BGP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Central London +13 109 £60,000 +4.35% 14
West London +22 27 £55,000 -11.29% 8
North London +17 5 £35,000 -44.00% 1
East London -2 5 £100,000 +117.39% 2
South London -4 3 £47,500 -9.52% 2
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for BGP.

1 437 (87.23%) Cisco
2 397 (79.24%) OSPF
3 315 (62.87%) Cisco Certification
4 287 (57.29%) Firewall
5 260 (51.90%) CCNP
6 240 (47.90%) MPLS
7 211 (42.12%) WAN
8 178 (35.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 176 (35.13%) Juniper
10 160 (31.94%) EIGRP
11 156 (31.14%) Finance
12 155 (30.94%) CCIE
13 154 (30.74%) CheckPoint
14 153 (30.54%) LAN
15 146 (29.14%) VPN
16 142 (28.34%) Wireless
17 133 (26.55%) Cisco ASA
18 128 (25.55%) CCNA
19 126 (25.15%) Data Centre
20 119 (23.75%) Palo Alto
20 119 (23.75%) IPsec
21 115 (22.95%) Network Security
22 111 (22.16%) TCP/IP
23 108 (21.56%) F5
24 99 (19.76%) Banking
25 96 (19.16%) Telecoms
26 95 (18.96%) Python
27 93 (18.56%) Microsoft
28 90 (17.96%) VoIP
29 80 (15.97%) Cisco IOS

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 25 (4.99%) CMS
2 19 (3.79%) Skype for Business
3 9 (1.80%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.00%) Apache
5 4 (0.80%) IIS
5 4 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.60%) nginx
7 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.80%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.60%) Office 365
6 5 (1.00%) IaaS
6 5 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.80%) Route 53
8 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.60%) Serverless
9 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.40%) SaaS
9 2 (0.40%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.20%) G Suite
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 397 (79.24%) OSPF
2 287 (57.29%) Firewall
3 240 (47.90%) MPLS
4 211 (42.12%) WAN
5 178 (35.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 160 (31.94%) EIGRP
7 153 (30.54%) LAN
8 146 (29.14%) VPN
9 142 (28.34%) Wireless
10 133 (26.55%) Cisco ASA
11 119 (23.75%) IPsec
12 115 (22.95%) Network Security
13 111 (22.16%) TCP/IP
14 90 (17.96%) VoIP
15 80 (15.97%) Cisco IOS
16 79 (15.77%) DNS
17 63 (12.57%) VLAN
18 57 (11.38%) VPLS
19 55 (10.98%) DMVPN
20 54 (10.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.40%) MySQL
3 4 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (0.80%) Big Data
4 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.40%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 156 (31.14%) Finance
2 99 (19.76%) Banking
3 96 (19.16%) Telecoms
4 38 (7.58%) Retail
5 34 (6.79%) French Language
6 28 (5.59%) German Language
6 28 (5.59%) Italian Language
7 25 (4.99%) Advertising
8 18 (3.59%) Front Office
9 17 (3.39%) Law
10 15 (2.99%) Financial Institution
10 15 (2.99%) Spanish Language
11 9 (1.80%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.80%) Legal
12 8 (1.60%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.40%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 266 (53.09%) Network Engineer
2 90 (17.96%) Cisco Engineer
3 75 (14.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 47 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 39 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (6.19%) Juniper Engineer
7 30 (5.99%) Consultant
8 28 (5.59%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 28 (5.59%) Network Security Engineer
8 28 (5.59%) Security Engineer
8 28 (5.59%) Telephony Engineer
8 28 (5.59%) Voice Engineer
9 27 (5.39%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (4.99%) Linux Engineer
10 25 (4.99%) Support Engineer
10 25 (4.99%) Systems Engineer
11 23 (4.59%) Network Consultant
12 20 (3.99%) Architect
12 20 (3.99%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 19 (3.79%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.38%) XMPP
2 24 (4.79%) 802.1X
3 11 (2.20%) Web Services
4 9 (1.80%) LDAP
4 9 (1.80%) SailPoint
5 4 (0.80%) .NET
5 4 (0.80%) JSON
5 4 (0.80%) LAMP
6 3 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.60%) HTML
6 3 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.60%) RFC 2544
7 2 (0.40%) CSS
8 1 (0.20%) Ajax
8 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 126 (25.15%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (3.19%) Hedge funds
5 13 (2.59%) Clustering
5 13 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (2.40%) Fintech
6 12 (2.40%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.20%) User Experience
8 10 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.40%) PKI
11 6 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.80%) Digital Signage
12 4 (0.80%) IPTV
12 4 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.80%) Renewable Energy
12 4 (0.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 3 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 74 (14.77%) Linux
2 53 (10.58%) Windows
3 33 (6.59%) Unix
4 29 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 27 (5.39%) CentOS
6 20 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.59%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.00%) Fedora
9 8 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.00%) Debian
11 5 (1.00%) FreeNAS
12 2 (0.40%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.20%) SUSE
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 55 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (8.38%) Network Design
4 39 (7.78%) Network Monitoring
5 37 (7.39%) Kalman Filter
5 37 (7.39%) Load Balancing
6 35 (6.99%) Network Management
7 32 (6.39%) DevOps
8 31 (6.19%) Low Latency
8 31 (6.19%) Mentoring
9 30 (5.99%) Web Filtering
10 29 (5.79%) ITIL
11 26 (5.19%) Network Load Balancing
12 24 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
13 22 (4.39%) Network Architecture
14 21 (4.19%) Computer Science
14 21 (4.19%) Line Management
15 20 (3.99%) Configuration Management
15 20 (3.99%) High Availability
15 20 (3.99%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 95 (18.96%) Python
2 64 (12.77%) Perl
3 43 (8.58%) Bash Shell
4 39 (7.78%) Ruby
5 24 (4.79%) Shell Script
6 22 (4.39%) PowerShell
6 22 (4.39%) SQL
7 18 (3.59%) Java
8 15 (2.99%) Korn
9 14 (2.79%) C++
10 11 (2.20%) PHP
11 10 (2.00%) Bourne shell
12 5 (1.00%) C-shell
13 2 (0.40%) AWK
13 2 (0.40%) sed
14 1 (0.20%) C
14 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.20%) Lisp
14 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 315 (62.87%) Cisco Certification
2 260 (51.90%) CCNP
3 155 (30.94%) CCIE
4 128 (25.55%) CCNA
5 55 (10.98%) Degree
6 51 (10.18%) CCVP
7 30 (5.99%) JNCIA
8 21 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (3.99%) Numerate Degree
10 18 (3.59%) CCIP
11 15 (2.99%) JNCIS
12 13 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (2.40%) CISSP
13 12 (2.40%) MCSE
14 11 (2.20%) CCNP Voice
14 11 (2.20%) CCSA
14 11 (2.20%) CEH
14 11 (2.20%) GIAC
15 10 (2.00%) RHCE
15 10 (2.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.39%) SLA
2 17 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.40%) GDPR
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 48 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (6.59%) Active Directory
3 32 (6.39%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.19%) VMware NSX
5 15 (2.99%) VirtualBox
6 10 (2.00%) NFS
7 9 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.40%) Docker
8 7 (1.40%) vSphere
9 6 (1.20%) Firmware
10 5 (1.00%) iptables
11 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.40%) KVM
12 2 (0.40%) Snort
12 2 (0.40%) XenServer
13 1 (0.20%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.20%) LXC
13 1 (0.20%) pfSense
13 1 (0.20%) Xen
13 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 70 (13.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 38 (7.58%) Ansible
3 33 (6.59%) FortiGate
4 30 (5.99%) Puppet
5 27 (5.39%) Cisco Prime
6 26 (5.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 26 (5.19%) Terraform
7 25 (4.99%) Cisco UCCE
8 19 (3.79%) Nagios
9 18 (3.59%) Nessus
10 15 (2.99%) Kubernetes
11 9 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (1.80%) SCCM
12 7 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.80%) Salt
14 4 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
15 3 (0.60%) ZABBIX
16 2 (0.40%) Cacti
16 2 (0.40%) Nmap
Vendors
1 437 (87.23%) Cisco
2 176 (35.13%) Juniper
3 154 (30.74%) CheckPoint
4 119 (23.75%) Palo Alto
5 108 (21.56%) F5
6 93 (18.56%) Microsoft
7 80 (15.97%) SolarWinds
8 77 (15.37%) VMware
9 37 (7.39%) Arista
9 37 (7.39%) Fortinet
10 33 (6.59%) HP
11 31 (6.19%) Citrix
11 31 (6.19%) Speakerbus
12 29 (5.79%) Red Hat
13 27 (5.39%) BT
14 25 (4.99%) Dell
15 24 (4.79%) Riverbed
16 22 (4.39%) Meraki
16 22 (4.39%) Splunk
16 22 (4.39%) Symantec