Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > London
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 280 394 377
Rank change year-on-year +114 -17 -21
Permanent jobs citing BGP 193 388 549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.96% 0.71% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.40% 5.45% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 159 335 485
Median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £32,900 £39,750 £40,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 2,608 7,124 9,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.03% 13.01% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,147 5,862 7,452
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £37,300 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +119 45 £82,500 +37.50% 8
South London +48 6 £52,500 +23.53% 2
West London +60 1 £35,000 -40.43% 2
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 146 (75.65%) OSPF
2 136 (70.47%) Cisco
3 127 (65.80%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (60.10%) Firewall
5 104 (53.89%) MPLS
6 101 (52.33%) WAN
7 91 (47.15%) CCNP
8 83 (43.01%) Multicast
9 78 (40.41%) Data Centre
10 73 (37.82%) Python
11 71 (36.79%) Wireless
12 66 (34.20%) Linux
13 64 (33.16%) VPN
13 64 (33.16%) Finance
14 63 (32.64%) DNS
15 60 (31.09%) Microsoft
16 59 (30.57%) Palo Alto
17 58 (30.05%) LAN
18 52 (26.94%) DHCP
19 50 (25.91%) SNMP
19 50 (25.91%) CheckPoint
19 50 (25.91%) Wi-Fi
20 48 (24.87%) CCIE
21 47 (24.35%) Low Latency
21 47 (24.35%) Network Monitoring
22 45 (23.32%) Ansible
22 45 (23.32%) CCNA
22 45 (23.32%) EIGRP
23 44 (22.80%) AWS
24 43 (22.28%) Network Security

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 24 (12.44%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.52%) Apache
4 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (13.99%) MS Visio
2 25 (12.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.80%) AWS
2 40 (20.73%) Azure
3 25 (12.95%) Office 365
4 24 (12.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (12.44%) Route 53
4 24 (12.44%) Slack
5 21 (10.88%) GCP
6 3 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) Cloud9 IDE
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 146 (75.65%) OSPF
2 116 (60.10%) Firewall
3 104 (53.89%) MPLS
4 101 (52.33%) WAN
5 83 (43.01%) Multicast
6 71 (36.79%) Wireless
7 64 (33.16%) VPN
8 63 (32.64%) DNS
9 58 (30.05%) LAN
10 52 (26.94%) DHCP
11 50 (25.91%) SNMP
11 50 (25.91%) Wi-Fi
12 45 (23.32%) EIGRP
13 43 (22.28%) Network Security
14 41 (21.24%) TCP/IP
15 39 (20.21%) IGMP
16 37 (19.17%) IPsec
17 35 (18.13%) Wireshark
18 34 (17.62%) Cisco Nexus
19 29 (15.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (0.52%) InfluxDB
1 1 (0.52%) KDB
1 1 (0.52%) Kdb+
1 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (6.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (5.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.52%) GitLab
4 1 (0.52%) Redmine
4 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 64 (33.16%) Finance
2 31 (16.06%) Telecoms
3 27 (13.99%) Financial Institution
4 24 (12.44%) Banking
5 5 (2.59%) French Language
5 5 (2.59%) German Language
5 5 (2.59%) Italian Language
5 5 (2.59%) Law
5 5 (2.59%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.04%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 129 (66.84%) Network Engineer
2 62 (32.12%) Senior Network Engineer
3 29 (15.03%) Cisco Engineer
4 28 (14.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (12.44%) IP Engineer
6 20 (10.36%) Architect
6 20 (10.36%) Network Architect
7 19 (9.84%) IP Network Engineer
7 19 (9.84%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 19 (9.84%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 16 (8.29%) NOC Engineer
9 11 (5.70%) Network Manager
10 10 (5.18%) Consultant
11 7 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Security Engineer
12 6 (3.11%) Core Network Engineer
12 6 (3.11%) IT Manager
12 6 (3.11%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.77%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.63%) YAML
3 6 (3.11%) JSON
4 4 (2.07%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.04%) LDAP
5 2 (1.04%) REST
6 1 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.52%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.52%) XMPP
6 1 (0.52%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 78 (40.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.59%) Hedge funds
3 5 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.07%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.55%) BYOD
6 2 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.04%) MPEG
6 2 (1.04%) PKI
7 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.52%) Eurex
7 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (34.20%) Linux
2 24 (12.44%) Mac OS X
3 8 (4.15%) Windows
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) Debian
6 1 (0.52%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.35%) Low Latency
1 47 (24.35%) Network Monitoring
2 32 (16.58%) Load Balancing
3 31 (16.06%) Project Delivery
4 28 (14.51%) ITIL
5 24 (12.44%) B2B
5 24 (12.44%) Identity Management
5 24 (12.44%) Performance Analysis
5 24 (12.44%) Security Monitoring
6 22 (11.40%) Electronic Trading
7 21 (10.88%) High-Frequency Trading
7 21 (10.88%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 20 (10.36%) Algorithmic Trading
8 20 (10.36%) GAP Analysis
8 20 (10.36%) Reverse Engineering
9 19 (9.84%) DevOps
9 19 (9.84%) Information Security
10 13 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (6.74%) Internal Audit
10 13 (6.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (37.82%) Python
2 13 (6.74%) Perl
3 5 (2.59%) Java
4 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.04%) C
6 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.52%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.52%) C++
6 1 (0.52%) C-shell
6 1 (0.52%) Korn
6 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 127 (65.80%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (47.15%) CCNP
3 48 (24.87%) CCIE
4 45 (23.32%) CCNA
5 15 (7.77%) JNCIA
6 9 (4.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (3.11%) CCDP
8 5 (2.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 5 (2.59%) CCIP
9 4 (2.07%) CCDE
9 4 (2.07%) JNCIE
9 4 (2.07%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.55%) CCSP
11 2 (1.04%) CCNP Voice
11 2 (1.04%) Degree
11 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.52%) CCMSE
12 1 (0.52%) RHCE
12 1 (0.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.59%) NIST
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (13.99%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.18%) Docker
3 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.04%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.52%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.52%) Firmware
5 1 (0.52%) LXC
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
5 1 (0.52%) zsh
Systems Management
1 45 (23.32%) Ansible
2 27 (13.99%) Puppet
3 26 (13.47%) Nagios
4 24 (12.44%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (10.88%) Grafana
6 5 (2.59%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.55%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.04%) Terraform
9 1 (0.52%) Icinga
9 1 (0.52%) Iperf
9 1 (0.52%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 136 (70.47%) Cisco
2 60 (31.09%) Microsoft
3 59 (30.57%) Palo Alto
4 50 (25.91%) CheckPoint
5 38 (19.69%) F5
6 35 (18.13%) Riverbed
7 30 (15.54%) Juniper
8 28 (14.51%) Splunk
9 27 (13.99%) Infoblox
10 24 (12.44%) Avaya
11 22 (11.40%) Fortinet
12 13 (6.74%) ForeScout
13 11 (5.70%) Arista
14 7 (3.63%) Aruba
14 7 (3.63%) Google
14 7 (3.63%) VMware
15 6 (3.11%) SolarWinds
16 4 (2.07%) Meraki
17 3 (1.55%) Citrix
17 3 (1.55%) Verint