Period
to 9 August 2020

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 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > London
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 281 431 410
Rank change year-on-year +150 -21 -60
Permanent jobs citing BGP 296 335 506
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.10% 0.59% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 4.73% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 245 301 430
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £35,000 £40,675
90th Percentile £89,000 £95,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,955 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.58% - -

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 3,710 7,082 9,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.78% 12.45% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,962 5,747 8,035
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 9 August 2020.

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 9 August 2020. 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 +117 65 £82,500 +37.50% 9
South London +29 9 £57,500 +21.05%
West London +31 5 £65,000 +8.33%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, 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.

1 233 (78.72%) Cisco
2 197 (66.55%) OSPF
3 185 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 164 (55.41%) Firewall
5 157 (53.04%) MPLS
6 147 (49.66%) WAN
7 139 (46.96%) CCNP
8 119 (40.20%) Data Centre
9 103 (34.80%) LAN
10 95 (32.09%) Palo Alto
11 88 (29.73%) Python
12 85 (28.72%) Wireless
13 82 (27.70%) Finance
13 82 (27.70%) Multicast
14 80 (27.03%) Network Security
15 75 (25.34%) VPN
16 72 (24.32%) CCNA
17 71 (23.99%) TCP/IP
18 65 (21.96%) CheckPoint
19 64 (21.62%) EIGRP
20 56 (18.92%) Wi-Fi
21 54 (18.24%) DNS
21 54 (18.24%) F5
22 52 (17.57%) DHCP
23 50 (16.89%) SNMP
23 50 (16.89%) Juniper
23 50 (16.89%) Cisco ASA
24 49 (16.55%) Network Design
24 49 (16.55%) Microsoft
25 47 (15.88%) CCIE

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 21 (7.09%) Confluence
2 13 (4.39%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.34%) Apache
5 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.34%) nginx
5 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (9.12%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.53%) AWS
2 30 (10.14%) Azure
3 20 (6.76%) GCP
4 15 (5.07%) Office 365
5 14 (4.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (4.05%) Route 53
6 12 (4.05%) Slack
7 5 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.01%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (1.01%) IaaS
9 2 (0.68%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (66.55%) OSPF
2 164 (55.41%) Firewall
3 157 (53.04%) MPLS
4 147 (49.66%) WAN
5 103 (34.80%) LAN
6 85 (28.72%) Wireless
7 82 (27.70%) Multicast
8 80 (27.03%) Network Security
9 75 (25.34%) VPN
10 71 (23.99%) TCP/IP
11 64 (21.62%) EIGRP
12 56 (18.92%) Wi-Fi
13 54 (18.24%) DNS
14 52 (17.57%) DHCP
15 50 (16.89%) Cisco ASA
15 50 (16.89%) SNMP
16 45 (15.20%) Cisco Nexus
16 45 (15.20%) IPsec
17 43 (14.53%) VoIP
18 42 (14.19%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (0.34%) InfluxDB
1 1 (0.34%) KDB
1 1 (0.34%) Kdb+
1 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (3.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.68%) GitLab
3 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Redmine
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 82 (27.70%) Finance
2 45 (15.20%) Telecoms
3 30 (10.14%) Financial Institution
4 26 (8.78%) Banking
5 8 (2.70%) Law
6 5 (1.69%) French Language
6 5 (1.69%) German Language
6 5 (1.69%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.69%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.35%) Japanese Language
8 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Publishing
8 3 (1.01%) Retail
9 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 227 (76.69%) Network Engineer
2 82 (27.70%) Senior Network Engineer
3 39 (13.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 38 (12.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 35 (11.82%) IP Engineer
6 28 (9.46%) Design Engineer
6 28 (9.46%) Network Design Engineer
7 26 (8.78%) NOC Engineer
8 22 (7.43%) IP Network Engineer
8 22 (7.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 22 (7.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 16 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 16 (5.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 15 (5.07%) Architect
11 14 (4.73%) Network Architect
12 11 (3.72%) Implementation Engineer
12 11 (3.72%) Network Implementation Engineer
13 10 (3.38%) Wireless Engineer
13 10 (3.38%) Wireless Network Engineer
14 9 (3.04%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.81%) 802.1X
2 9 (3.04%) REST
3 8 (2.70%) XMPP
3 8 (2.70%) YAML
4 6 (2.03%) JSON
5 3 (1.01%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.34%) LDAP
6 1 (0.34%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 119 (40.20%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.69%) PKI
4 5 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.01%) BYOD
5 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.01%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.68%) MPEG
6 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.34%) Eurex
7 1 (0.34%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.34%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.88%) Linux
2 14 (4.73%) Windows
3 12 (4.05%) Mac OS X
3 12 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) CentOS
5 1 (0.34%) Debian
5 1 (0.34%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.34%) SUSE
5 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.55%) Network Design
2 46 (15.54%) Project Delivery
3 44 (14.86%) ITIL
4 42 (14.19%) Load Balancing
4 42 (14.19%) Network Monitoring
5 36 (12.16%) DevOps
6 33 (11.15%) Low Latency
7 19 (6.42%) Test Planning
8 18 (6.08%) Information Security
9 17 (5.74%) Internal Audit
9 17 (5.74%) ITIL V3
10 15 (5.07%) Electronic Trading
10 15 (5.07%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (4.73%) B2B
11 14 (4.73%) High-Frequency Trading
11 14 (4.73%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (4.39%) Migration
12 13 (4.39%) Risk Management
12 13 (4.39%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 88 (29.73%) Python
2 12 (4.05%) Bash Shell
3 11 (3.72%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.38%) SQL
5 6 (2.03%) Perl
5 6 (2.03%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.35%) C
7 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) C-shell
7 1 (0.34%) Go
7 1 (0.34%) Korn
7 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 185 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (46.96%) CCNP
3 72 (24.32%) CCNA
4 47 (15.88%) CCIE
5 30 (10.14%) JNCIA
6 19 (6.42%) CCDP
7 14 (4.73%) Degree
8 10 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (3.04%) CCSA
10 8 (2.70%) CCIP
11 6 (2.03%) CCDA
11 6 (2.03%) CCDE
11 6 (2.03%) CCSP
12 5 (1.69%) CCIE Service Provider
12 5 (1.69%) CCNP Voice
12 5 (1.69%) CCVP
12 5 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.69%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.35%) CCSE
13 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.72%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.38%) VirtualBox
5 9 (3.04%) Docker
6 5 (1.69%) Firmware
7 2 (0.68%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.34%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.34%) LXC
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) zsh
Systems Management
1 37 (12.50%) Ansible
2 19 (6.42%) Terraform
3 18 (6.08%) Puppet
4 15 (5.07%) Nagios
5 14 (4.73%) Grafana
6 12 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.04%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (2.36%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (2.36%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.69%) Observium
10 4 (1.35%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
12 1 (0.34%) Icinga
12 1 (0.34%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 233 (78.72%) Cisco
2 95 (32.09%) Palo Alto
3 65 (21.96%) CheckPoint
4 54 (18.24%) F5
5 50 (16.89%) Juniper
6 49 (16.55%) Microsoft
7 30 (10.14%) Infoblox
8 27 (9.12%) Huawei
9 25 (8.45%) Nokia
10 24 (8.11%) Fortinet
10 24 (8.11%) Riverbed
11 21 (7.09%) Splunk
12 19 (6.42%) VMware
13 18 (6.08%) Meraki
14 17 (5.74%) ForeScout
15 16 (5.41%) Aruba
15 16 (5.41%) SolarWinds
16 15 (5.07%) Arista
17 12 (4.05%) Avaya
18 11 (3.72%) HP