Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 436 328 424
Rank change year-on-year -108 +96 -80
Permanent jobs citing BGP 456 689 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.98% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.56% 6.23% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 378 612 472
London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £38,875
90th Percentile £80,375 £77,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.48% +4.50% -

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 9,992 11,068 12,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.40% 15.81% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8,243 9,270 11,037
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,550 £29,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -19 115 £57,500 - 14
West London +15 15 £50,000 -13.04% 10
East London -3 8 £50,000 -28.57% 4
South London -23 7 £37,500 -28.57%
North London +2 3 £62,500 +33.69%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 412 (90.35%) Cisco
2 359 (78.73%) OSPF
3 310 (67.98%) Cisco Certification
4 279 (61.18%) CCNP
5 267 (58.55%) Firewall
6 232 (50.88%) MPLS
7 216 (47.37%) WAN
8 197 (43.20%) VPN
9 193 (42.32%) Juniper
10 170 (37.28%) LAN
11 160 (35.09%) Cisco ASA
12 137 (30.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 133 (29.17%) Network Security
13 133 (29.17%) EIGRP
14 130 (28.51%) TCP/IP
15 127 (27.85%) CCIE
16 110 (24.12%) Wireless
16 110 (24.12%) Data Centre
17 104 (22.81%) DNS
18 98 (21.49%) CheckPoint
19 97 (21.27%) F5
20 90 (19.74%) IPsec
20 90 (19.74%) Palo Alto
21 87 (19.08%) Ethernet
22 85 (18.64%) Python
23 82 (17.98%) HSRP
23 82 (17.98%) SolarWinds
24 81 (17.76%) Telecoms
24 81 (17.76%) Finance
25 80 (17.54%) 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 5 (1.10%) Skype for Business
2 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.44%) Confluence
3 2 (0.44%) nginx
3 2 (0.44%) uWSGI
4 1 (0.22%) Apache
4 1 (0.22%) CMS
4 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 77 (16.89%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.04%) SaaS
4 14 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.85%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.85%) IaaS
5 13 (2.85%) Office 365
5 13 (2.85%) PaaS
5 13 (2.85%) Serverless
6 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) Akamai
7 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 359 (78.73%) OSPF
2 267 (58.55%) Firewall
3 232 (50.88%) MPLS
4 216 (47.37%) WAN
5 197 (43.20%) VPN
6 170 (37.28%) LAN
7 160 (35.09%) Cisco ASA
8 137 (30.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 133 (29.17%) EIGRP
9 133 (29.17%) Network Security
10 130 (28.51%) TCP/IP
11 110 (24.12%) Wireless
12 104 (22.81%) DNS
13 90 (19.74%) IPsec
14 87 (19.08%) Ethernet
15 82 (17.98%) HSRP
16 80 (17.54%) Cisco IOS
17 76 (16.67%) DHCP
18 69 (15.13%) NetScaler
19 66 (14.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.29%) Big Data
2 9 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.88%) BigQuery
3 4 (0.88%) MySQL
4 2 (0.44%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.44%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.88%) Subversion
5 2 (0.44%) JIRA
6 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
General
1 81 (17.76%) Finance
1 81 (17.76%) Telecoms
2 51 (11.18%) Banking
3 29 (6.36%) Investment Banking
4 28 (6.14%) Financial Institution
5 16 (3.51%) German Language
5 16 (3.51%) Italian Language
5 16 (3.51%) Multimedia
6 14 (3.07%) Advertising
7 13 (2.85%) French Language
8 9 (1.97%) Law
8 9 (1.97%) Retail
9 8 (1.75%) Spanish Language
10 7 (1.54%) Games
11 4 (0.88%) Marketing
12 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.44%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 283 (62.06%) Network Engineer
2 91 (19.96%) Senior Network Engineer
3 66 (14.47%) Cisco Engineer
4 56 (12.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 33 (7.24%) Security Engineer
6 32 (7.02%) Network Security Specialist
6 32 (7.02%) Security Specialist
6 32 (7.02%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 32 (7.02%) Senior Network Security Specialist
6 32 (7.02%) Senior Network Specialist
6 32 (7.02%) Senior Security Specialist
7 31 (6.80%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 29 (6.36%) Network Specialist
8 29 (6.36%) Network Support
9 27 (5.92%) Support Engineer
10 26 (5.70%) Juniper Engineer
10 26 (5.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 23 (5.04%) Analyst
11 23 (5.04%) Network Security Engineer
12 22 (4.82%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.94%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.63%) LDAP
3 11 (2.41%) XMPP
4 7 (1.54%) JSON
5 6 (1.32%) RFC 2547
6 5 (1.10%) Apache Flex
6 5 (1.10%) RFC 2544
7 4 (0.88%) D3.js
7 4 (0.88%) ggplot
7 4 (0.88%) Matplotlib
8 2 (0.44%) CSS
8 2 (0.44%) Django
8 2 (0.44%) FreeSWITCH
8 2 (0.44%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.44%) PHP-FPM
8 2 (0.44%) WSGI
9 1 (0.22%) HTML
9 1 (0.22%) Jinja
9 1 (0.22%) RESTful
9 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 110 (24.12%) Data Centre
2 60 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 30 (6.58%) Fintech
5 22 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.29%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (2.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (2.41%) Hedge funds
9 10 (2.19%) DataPower
9 10 (2.19%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 8 (1.75%) Equities
10 8 (1.75%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.32%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.88%) Anti-Piracy
14 3 (0.66%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.66%) User Experience
14 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (12.94%) Linux
2 21 (4.61%) Windows
3 16 (3.51%) Unix
4 6 (1.32%) CentOS
4 6 (1.32%) FreeNAS
4 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.88%) Fedora
5 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.66%) Debian
6 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.22%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
2 49 (10.75%) Load Balancing
3 47 (10.31%) Network Design
4 44 (9.65%) Low Latency
5 41 (8.99%) Network Monitoring
6 40 (8.77%) High Availability
6 40 (8.77%) Network Management
7 36 (7.89%) DevOps
8 34 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
9 32 (7.02%) Network Architecture
10 30 (6.58%) Project Management
11 28 (6.14%) Configuration Management
12 27 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (5.70%) Investment Management
14 23 (5.04%) ITIL
15 21 (4.61%) Decision-Making
15 21 (4.61%) Mentoring
16 20 (4.39%) Change Management
17 18 (3.95%) Information Security
17 18 (3.95%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (18.64%) Python
2 41 (8.99%) Perl
3 29 (6.36%) Bash Shell
4 23 (5.04%) PowerShell
5 16 (3.51%) Ruby
6 14 (3.07%) PHP
7 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.32%) SQL
8 5 (1.10%) Bourne shell
8 5 (1.10%) Korn
9 3 (0.66%) C
9 3 (0.66%) Java
10 1 (0.22%) AWK
10 1 (0.22%) Go
10 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 310 (67.98%) Cisco Certification
2 279 (61.18%) CCNP
3 127 (27.85%) CCIE
4 75 (16.45%) CCNA
5 63 (13.82%) Degree
6 40 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 31 (6.80%) JNCIE
7 31 (6.80%) JNCIP
8 30 (6.58%) CCSE
9 23 (5.04%) CCSP
9 23 (5.04%) CISSP
10 21 (4.61%) JNCIA
11 18 (3.95%) CCSA
11 18 (3.95%) JNCIS
12 17 (3.73%) CCVP
13 15 (3.29%) CLAS
14 14 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (2.63%) MCSE
16 11 (2.41%) CCDP
16 11 (2.41%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.17%) SLA
2 5 (1.10%) GDPR
3 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) GCP
5 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.61%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (4.17%) VMware NSX
5 15 (3.29%) XenServer
6 10 (2.19%) iptables
6 10 (2.19%) NFS
7 9 (1.97%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.54%) KVM
9 6 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.32%) XenApp
9 6 (1.32%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.88%) Docker
10 4 (0.88%) Firmware
11 2 (0.44%) BIND 9
11 2 (0.44%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.44%) Postfix
11 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.22%) bhyve
12 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (5.92%) Cacti
2 24 (5.26%) Nagios
3 22 (4.82%) Puppet
4 19 (4.17%) Ansible
5 15 (3.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 14 (3.07%) SolarWinds Orion
7 13 (2.85%) FortiGate
7 13 (2.85%) TrustSec
8 8 (1.75%) Terraform
8 8 (1.75%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.10%) SCOM
11 4 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (0.88%) Observium
12 2 (0.44%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.44%) Munin
13 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
13 1 (0.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 412 (90.35%) Cisco
2 193 (42.32%) Juniper
3 98 (21.49%) CheckPoint
4 97 (21.27%) F5
5 90 (19.74%) Palo Alto
6 82 (17.98%) SolarWinds
7 68 (14.91%) VMware
8 60 (13.16%) Citrix
9 43 (9.43%) Microsoft
10 35 (7.68%) Arista
11 30 (6.58%) Fortinet
12 26 (5.70%) HP
12 26 (5.70%) Infoblox
13 22 (4.82%) Blue Coat
14 21 (4.61%) Imperva
14 21 (4.61%) Meraki
15 20 (4.39%) ServiceNow
16 18 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (3.29%) Red Hat
18 12 (2.63%) Nokia