Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 495 273 396
Rank change year-on-year -222 +123 -6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 230 198 387
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.45% 1.01% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.89% 7.62% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 193 158 325
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,500 £39,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +4.35%
75th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £91,000 £100,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +5.77%

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 5,917 2,600 7,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.68% 13.23% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,906 2,192 5,866
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £45,625 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in London

BGP
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BGP in London.

Salary trend for BGP in London

BGP
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing BGP in London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 -95 23 £48,000 -41.82% 11
West London - 11 £51,321 - 5
South London -27 2 £50,000 -4.76%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 171 (74.35%) OSPF
2 157 (68.26%) Cisco
3 136 (59.13%) MPLS
4 132 (57.39%) Cisco Certification
5 122 (53.04%) Firewall
6 107 (46.52%) CCNP
7 95 (41.30%) WAN
8 79 (34.35%) Palo Alto
9 74 (32.17%) VPN
10 72 (31.30%) Data Centre
11 65 (28.26%) TCP/IP
12 59 (25.65%) IPsec
13 58 (25.22%) Juniper
14 57 (24.78%) SolarWinds
14 57 (24.78%) Social Skills
15 54 (23.48%) Multicast
15 54 (23.48%) Network Design
16 53 (23.04%) Network Security
17 52 (22.61%) IPv6
17 52 (22.61%) LAN
18 51 (22.17%) DNS
18 51 (22.17%) Degree
19 50 (21.74%) Broadband
20 49 (21.30%) CCIE
20 49 (21.30%) Network Monitoring
21 46 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
21 46 (20.00%) DHCP
22 44 (19.13%) Python
23 43 (18.70%) Internet
24 42 (18.26%) CCNA

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 9 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.87%) Apache
2 2 (0.87%) IIS
2 2 (0.87%) nginx
2 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.22%) AWS
2 32 (13.91%) Azure
3 16 (6.96%) AWS Direct Connect
4 14 (6.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 13 (5.65%) SaaS
6 9 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (3.04%) GCP
9 6 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (2.61%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (0.87%) Datadog
10 2 (0.87%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.87%) Route 53
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 171 (74.35%) OSPF
2 136 (59.13%) MPLS
3 122 (53.04%) Firewall
4 95 (41.30%) WAN
5 74 (32.17%) VPN
6 65 (28.26%) TCP/IP
7 59 (25.65%) IPsec
8 54 (23.48%) Multicast
9 53 (23.04%) Network Security
10 52 (22.61%) IPv6
10 52 (22.61%) LAN
11 51 (22.17%) DNS
12 50 (21.74%) Broadband
13 46 (20.00%) DHCP
14 43 (18.70%) Internet
15 41 (17.83%) SD-WAN
16 39 (16.96%) Wi-Fi
17 35 (15.22%) Cisco IOS
18 33 (14.35%) Cisco ASA
19 30 (13.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.17%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.43%) GIS
4 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (24.78%) Social Skills
2 39 (16.96%) Finance
3 36 (15.65%) Telecoms
4 21 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.22%) French Language
5 12 (5.22%) German Language
5 12 (5.22%) Italian Language
5 12 (5.22%) Portuguese Language
5 12 (5.22%) Spanish Language
6 9 (3.91%) Documentation Skills
7 8 (3.48%) Brand Awareness
8 7 (3.04%) Marketing
9 6 (2.61%) Public Sector
10 5 (2.17%) Electronics
10 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.74%) Banking
11 4 (1.74%) Games
12 3 (1.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.43%) Legal
13 1 (0.43%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 109 (47.39%) Network Engineer
2 32 (13.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (7.39%) IP Engineer
5 15 (6.52%) Juniper Engineer
5 15 (6.52%) Network Manager
6 14 (6.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (6.09%) Principal Engineer
7 13 (5.65%) Architect
7 13 (5.65%) NOC Engineer
7 13 (5.65%) Principal Network Engineer
7 13 (5.65%) WAN Engineer
8 12 (5.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 12 (5.22%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 12 (5.22%) Network Specialist
9 9 (3.91%) Core Network Engineer
9 9 (3.91%) IT Engineer
9 9 (3.91%) Senior IT Engineer
10 8 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.65%) JSON
1 13 (5.65%) XML
2 10 (4.35%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (1.30%) LDAP
4 2 (0.87%) Web Services
5 1 (0.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (31.30%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.52%) Digital Signage
2 15 (6.52%) User Experience
3 14 (6.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (4.78%) Private Cloud
5 8 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.61%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.17%) DataPower
9 4 (1.74%) IPTV
9 4 (1.74%) Social Media
10 3 (1.30%) Eurex
11 2 (0.87%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.43%) Clustering
12 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.43%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.17%) Linux
1 28 (12.17%) Windows
2 18 (7.83%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.09%) Windows 10
4 13 (5.65%) CentOS
5 12 (5.22%) Mac OS X
5 12 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.22%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (3.04%) CatOS
7 4 (1.74%) Debian
8 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Solaris
8 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.48%) Network Design
2 49 (21.30%) Network Monitoring
3 46 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (13.48%) Migration
5 22 (9.57%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (8.26%) Project Delivery
7 18 (7.83%) Project Management
8 17 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (7.39%) Presales
9 15 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (6.52%) PRINCE2
10 14 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (6.09%) DDoS Mitigation
10 14 (6.09%) Service Delivery
10 14 (6.09%) Test Automation
11 13 (5.65%) Procure-to-Pay
12 12 (5.22%) Computer Science
12 12 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (5.22%) IT Governance
12 12 (5.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 44 (19.13%) Python
2 22 (9.57%) PowerShell
3 17 (7.39%) Bash Shell
3 17 (7.39%) SQL
4 6 (2.61%) Perl
5 4 (1.74%) C
6 2 (0.87%) PHP
7 1 (0.43%) C++
7 1 (0.43%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 132 (57.39%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (46.52%) CCNP
3 51 (22.17%) Degree
4 49 (21.30%) CCIE
5 42 (18.26%) CCNA
6 13 (5.65%) JNCIA
7 12 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (3.48%) CCIE Service Provider
9 7 (3.04%) JNCIP
10 5 (2.17%) CCIE Data Center
11 4 (1.74%) CCDP
11 4 (1.74%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.87%) CCA
12 2 (0.87%) CCIP
12 2 (0.87%) CISSP
12 2 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.87%) CWNA
12 2 (0.87%) MCSA
12 2 (0.87%) MCSE
12 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.87%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.61%) iptables
5 2 (0.87%) KVM
5 2 (0.87%) QEMU
5 2 (0.87%) vSphere
6 1 (0.43%) Docker
6 1 (0.43%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (15.22%) Nagios
2 23 (10.00%) Ansible
3 18 (7.83%) Terraform
4 15 (6.52%) Icinga
5 12 (5.22%) Puppet
6 11 (4.78%) ZABBIX
7 7 (3.04%) Cacti
8 5 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.74%) Grafana
9 4 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 2 (0.87%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.87%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (0.87%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.87%) Salt
11 2 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.43%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 157 (68.26%) Cisco
2 79 (34.35%) Palo Alto
3 58 (25.22%) Juniper
4 57 (24.78%) SolarWinds
5 31 (13.48%) Fortinet
6 28 (12.17%) Nokia
7 25 (10.87%) CheckPoint
7 25 (10.87%) VMware
8 21 (9.13%) Aruba
9 16 (6.96%) Arista
10 15 (6.52%) F5
11 13 (5.65%) Meraki
11 13 (5.65%) Microsoft
11 13 (5.65%) ServiceNow
12 12 (5.22%) HP
12 12 (5.22%) LogicMonitor
12 12 (5.22%) Okta
13 11 (4.78%) Extreme Networks
14 9 (3.91%) Red Hat
15 7 (3.04%) Mitel