Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 349 395
Rank change year-on-year -48 +46 -50
Permanent jobs citing BGP 516 675 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.91% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.35% 6.06% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 436 603 551
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £39,375 £37,750 £41,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 9,646 11,134 12,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.96% 15.07% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7,876 9,156 10,794
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,750
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -24 123 £60,000 +2.13% 12
West London +19 23 £55,000 -4.76% 8
South London -13 7 £37,500 -21.05%
East London 0 6 £100,000 +56.86% 2
North London +10 5 £35,000 -25.13% 2
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 455 (88.18%) Cisco
2 406 (78.68%) OSPF
3 327 (63.37%) Cisco Certification
4 309 (59.88%) Firewall
5 287 (55.62%) CCNP
6 226 (43.80%) MPLS
7 225 (43.60%) WAN
8 200 (38.76%) VPN
9 186 (36.05%) LAN
9 186 (36.05%) Juniper
10 167 (32.36%) Cisco ASA
11 153 (29.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 142 (27.52%) EIGRP
13 137 (26.55%) Wireless
14 129 (25.00%) CCIE
15 127 (24.61%) Data Centre
16 124 (24.03%) Network Security
17 122 (23.64%) TCP/IP
18 115 (22.29%) CheckPoint
19 111 (21.51%) CCNA
19 111 (21.51%) F5
20 103 (19.96%) Finance
21 101 (19.57%) Python
22 97 (18.80%) SolarWinds
23 96 (18.60%) IPsec
24 95 (18.41%) Palo Alto
25 93 (18.02%) DNS
26 85 (16.47%) Telecoms
27 83 (16.09%) Microsoft
27 83 (16.09%) Degree

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 7 (1.36%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.97%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.58%) Apache
6 2 (0.39%) CMS
6 2 (0.39%) IIS
6 2 (0.39%) nginx
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 81 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.07%) SaaS
4 19 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (2.91%) IaaS
7 13 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (2.33%) Serverless
9 11 (2.13%) PaaS
10 10 (1.94%) Office 365
11 7 (1.36%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.39%) Route 53
14 2 (0.39%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.19%) Akamai
15 1 (0.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 406 (78.68%) OSPF
2 309 (59.88%) Firewall
3 226 (43.80%) MPLS
4 225 (43.60%) WAN
5 200 (38.76%) VPN
6 186 (36.05%) LAN
7 167 (32.36%) Cisco ASA
8 153 (29.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 142 (27.52%) EIGRP
10 137 (26.55%) Wireless
11 124 (24.03%) Network Security
12 122 (23.64%) TCP/IP
13 96 (18.60%) IPsec
14 93 (18.02%) DNS
15 73 (14.15%) Ethernet
15 73 (14.15%) HSRP
16 68 (13.18%) Cisco IOS
16 68 (13.18%) NetScaler
17 67 (12.98%) VPLS
18 65 (12.60%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.91%) Big Data
2 14 (2.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.36%) MySQL
4 4 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (0.78%) BigQuery
5 2 (0.39%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.19%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 103 (19.96%) Finance
2 85 (16.47%) Telecoms
3 50 (9.69%) Banking
4 29 (5.62%) Financial Institution
5 26 (5.04%) Retail
6 25 (4.84%) German Language
6 25 (4.84%) Italian Language
7 23 (4.46%) Investment Banking
8 22 (4.26%) French Language
9 18 (3.49%) Advertising
10 17 (3.29%) Law
10 17 (3.29%) Multimedia
11 12 (2.33%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.97%) Games
12 5 (0.97%) Legal
13 4 (0.78%) Marketing
14 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.39%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.19%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 309 (59.88%) Network Engineer
2 87 (16.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 83 (16.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 72 (13.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 39 (7.56%) Juniper Engineer
5 39 (7.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 34 (6.59%) Security Engineer
7 32 (6.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 26 (5.04%) Network Security Engineer
8 26 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
9 24 (4.65%) Network Specialist
9 24 (4.65%) Support Engineer
10 23 (4.46%) Analyst
11 22 (4.26%) Administrator
11 22 (4.26%) Network Security Specialist
11 22 (4.26%) Security Specialist
11 22 (4.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 22 (4.26%) Senior Network Security Specialist
11 22 (4.26%) Senior Network Specialist
11 22 (4.26%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.30%) 802.1X
2 15 (2.91%) LDAP
3 14 (2.71%) XMPP
4 11 (2.13%) JSON
5 10 (1.94%) Web Services
6 7 (1.36%) RFC 2544
7 4 (0.78%) .NET
7 4 (0.78%) Apache Flex
7 4 (0.78%) D3.js
7 4 (0.78%) ggplot
7 4 (0.78%) Matplotlib
8 3 (0.58%) CSS
8 3 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.39%) HTML
9 2 (0.39%) LAMP
9 2 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 127 (24.61%) Data Centre
2 56 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.14%) Computer Science
4 35 (6.78%) Fintech
5 28 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.49%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.91%) Cyberthreat
8 14 (2.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 10 (1.94%) DataPower
10 10 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (1.74%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.74%) User Experience
12 8 (1.55%) Equities
12 8 (1.55%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.55%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
14 4 (0.78%) Anti-Piracy
Operating Systems
1 82 (15.89%) Linux
2 32 (6.20%) Unix
3 30 (5.81%) Windows
4 18 (3.49%) CentOS
5 14 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.52%) Fedora
6 13 (2.52%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.94%) FreeNAS
8 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) Debian
10 2 (0.39%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
2 57 (11.05%) Network Monitoring
3 54 (10.47%) Network Management
4 51 (9.88%) Low Latency
5 48 (9.30%) High Availability
6 47 (9.11%) Network Design
7 45 (8.72%) DevOps
7 45 (8.72%) Load Balancing
8 42 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 38 (7.36%) Network Architecture
10 37 (7.17%) Capacity Planning
11 36 (6.98%) Configuration Management
12 33 (6.40%) Kalman Filter
13 32 (6.20%) ITIL
13 32 (6.20%) Project Management
14 31 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (5.23%) Network Load Balancing
16 26 (5.04%) Web Filtering
17 23 (4.46%) Investment Management
18 22 (4.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 101 (19.57%) Python
2 60 (11.63%) Perl
3 44 (8.53%) Bash Shell
4 36 (6.98%) Ruby
5 24 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 20 (3.88%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.29%) Korn
8 15 (2.91%) SQL
9 14 (2.71%) Bourne shell
10 12 (2.33%) PHP
11 9 (1.74%) Java
12 4 (0.78%) C++
13 3 (0.58%) C-shell
14 2 (0.39%) AWK
14 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.39%) sed
15 1 (0.19%) Go
15 1 (0.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 327 (63.37%) Cisco Certification
2 287 (55.62%) CCNP
3 129 (25.00%) CCIE
4 111 (21.51%) CCNA
5 83 (16.09%) Degree
6 46 (8.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 28 (5.43%) JNCIA
8 26 (5.04%) CCSE
8 26 (5.04%) JNCIP
9 23 (4.46%) CCSP
10 21 (4.07%) JNCIE
10 21 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (3.88%) MCSE
12 19 (3.68%) CCSA
12 19 (3.68%) JNCIS
13 18 (3.49%) CCVP
13 18 (3.49%) CISSP
14 16 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (2.52%) RHCA
15 13 (2.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.84%) SLA
2 21 (4.07%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.16%) GDPR
4 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.39%) GCP
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 45 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.81%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (3.49%) VMware NSX
6 16 (3.10%) NFS
7 13 (2.52%) XenServer
8 10 (1.94%) iptables
9 8 (1.55%) Firmware
9 8 (1.55%) VirtualBox
10 7 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.16%) Docker
12 4 (0.78%) vSphere
13 2 (0.39%) KVM
13 2 (0.39%) Snort
14 1 (0.19%) LXC
14 1 (0.19%) pfSense
14 1 (0.19%) Samba
14 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (6.20%) FortiGate
2 21 (4.07%) Cisco Prime
3 20 (3.88%) Ansible
4 19 (3.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 18 (3.49%) Puppet
6 17 (3.29%) Cacti
7 16 (3.10%) Nagios
8 15 (2.91%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (1.55%) Terraform
10 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.78%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.78%) Observium
11 4 (0.78%) Salt
11 4 (0.78%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (0.39%) Nessus
13 2 (0.39%) Nexpose
13 2 (0.39%) Nmap
13 2 (0.39%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 455 (88.18%) Cisco
2 186 (36.05%) Juniper
3 115 (22.29%) CheckPoint
4 111 (21.51%) F5
5 97 (18.80%) SolarWinds
6 95 (18.41%) Palo Alto
7 83 (16.09%) Microsoft
8 72 (13.95%) VMware
9 63 (12.21%) Citrix
10 40 (7.75%) Arista
11 34 (6.59%) HP
12 29 (5.62%) Fortinet
13 26 (5.04%) Red Hat
14 20 (3.88%) Meraki
15 18 (3.49%) Dell
16 15 (2.91%) Zscaler
17 13 (2.52%) Infoblox
17 13 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
18 12 (2.33%) IBM
19 11 (2.13%) Blue Coat