Period
to

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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 524 432 310
Rank change year-on-year -92 -122 +113
Permanent jobs citing BGP 378 181 386
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.53% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.69% 5.01% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 299 161 328
10th Percentile £43,550 £41,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £51,875 £50,000 £50,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.04% +2.08%
75th Percentile £92,500 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.65% +7.62%

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 8,057 3,612 5,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.46% 10.50% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,220 2,702 4,085
10th Percentile £32,450 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.80% +8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -19 41 £59,483 -20.69% 7
West London -61 8 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East London -58 2 - - 1
North London - 1 £67,500 -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 257 (67.99%) Cisco
2 242 (64.02%) Cisco Certification
3 233 (61.64%) MPLS
4 220 (58.20%) OSPF
5 168 (44.44%) Firewall
6 153 (40.48%) CCNP
7 143 (37.83%) CCIE
8 133 (35.19%) WAN
9 119 (31.48%) VPN
10 118 (31.22%) TCP/IP
11 107 (28.31%) Data Centre
12 103 (27.25%) Python
13 94 (24.87%) Social Skills
14 92 (24.34%) Palo Alto
15 91 (24.07%) DNS
16 88 (23.28%) Network Security
17 84 (22.22%) Juniper
18 82 (21.69%) Finance
19 80 (21.16%) Internet
19 80 (21.16%) IPv6
19 80 (21.16%) LAN
20 76 (20.11%) Fortinet
20 76 (20.11%) Multicast
21 72 (19.05%) Network Design
21 72 (19.05%) Wireless
22 67 (17.72%) Cisco IOS
23 64 (16.93%) DHCP
23 64 (16.93%) Ansible
23 64 (16.93%) AWS
24 61 (16.14%) F5

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 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.53%) Confluence
3 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.38%) Sentinel
2 7 (1.85%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 64 (16.93%) AWS
2 51 (13.49%) Azure
3 18 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (4.76%) SaaS
4 15 (3.97%) AWS Direct Connect
5 9 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.38%) Azure Sentinel
5 9 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.38%) GitHub
6 7 (1.85%) IaaS
7 6 (1.59%) Apple Pay
7 6 (1.59%) PaaS
8 4 (1.06%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.26%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 233 (61.64%) MPLS
2 220 (58.20%) OSPF
3 168 (44.44%) Firewall
4 133 (35.19%) WAN
5 119 (31.48%) VPN
6 118 (31.22%) TCP/IP
7 91 (24.07%) DNS
8 88 (23.28%) Network Security
9 80 (21.16%) Internet
9 80 (21.16%) IPv6
9 80 (21.16%) LAN
10 76 (20.11%) Multicast
11 72 (19.05%) Wireless
12 67 (17.72%) Cisco IOS
13 64 (16.93%) DHCP
14 56 (14.81%) Broadband
15 49 (12.96%) SD-WAN
16 48 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
17 47 (12.43%) Ethernet
18 40 (10.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 7 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.79%) MariaDB
3 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 37 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.97%) JIRA
3 9 (2.38%) Robot Framework
4 7 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 94 (24.87%) Social Skills
2 82 (21.69%) Finance
3 59 (15.61%) Banking
4 57 (15.08%) Telecoms
5 34 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (6.08%) Presentation Skills
7 17 (4.50%) Advertising
8 7 (1.85%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.59%) Games
10 4 (1.06%) Publishing
11 3 (0.79%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (0.53%) Marketing
13 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.26%) Law
13 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 203 (53.70%) Network Engineer
2 60 (15.87%) Senior Network Engineer
3 36 (9.52%) Juniper Engineer
4 29 (7.67%) IP Engineer
5 25 (6.61%) Architect
5 25 (6.61%) Network Architect
6 24 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 24 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (5.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (5.29%) Principal Engineer
7 20 (5.29%) Sales Engineer
8 16 (4.23%) Design Engineer
8 16 (4.23%) Lead Network Engineer
8 16 (4.23%) Network Manager
8 16 (4.23%) NOC Engineer
9 14 (3.70%) Principal Network Engineer
10 13 (3.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (3.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 13 (3.44%) Network Design Engineer
10 13 (3.44%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.47%) JSON
2 29 (7.67%) XML
3 14 (3.70%) 802.1X
4 9 (2.38%) REST
5 4 (1.06%) .NET
6 3 (0.79%) LDAP
7 2 (0.53%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (28.31%) Data Centre
2 35 (9.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 21 (5.56%) User Experience
4 16 (4.23%) Digital Signage
4 16 (4.23%) Virtual Team
5 14 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 12 (3.17%) IoT
7 8 (2.12%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.85%) PKI
8 7 (1.85%) Renewable Energy
9 6 (1.59%) Eurex
9 6 (1.59%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.79%) CCTV
11 3 (0.79%) IPTV
11 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.26%) Handset
12 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.11%) Linux
2 31 (8.20%) Windows
3 23 (6.08%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.17%) Mac OS X
4 12 (3.17%) Windows 10
4 12 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (3.17%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (2.38%) CentOS
6 8 (2.12%) Unix
7 7 (1.85%) Solaris
8 6 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.79%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (19.05%) Network Design
2 56 (14.81%) Agile
3 49 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
4 46 (12.17%) Project Delivery
5 43 (11.38%) Migration
6 42 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (10.85%) Low Latency
7 41 (10.85%) Network Virtualisation
8 36 (9.52%) Network Architecture
9 35 (9.26%) Change Management
10 31 (8.20%) Network Monitoring
11 30 (7.94%) Fintech
12 26 (6.88%) DevOps
12 26 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 24 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
14 23 (6.08%) Project Management
15 22 (5.82%) Network Management
16 21 (5.56%) Broadcast Engineering
17 20 (5.29%) ITIL
17 20 (5.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 103 (27.25%) Python
2 21 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 21 (5.56%) SQL
3 20 (5.29%) Bash
4 16 (4.23%) Perl
5 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.26%) Go
7 1 (0.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 242 (64.02%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (40.48%) CCNP
3 143 (37.83%) CCIE
4 59 (15.61%) CCNA
5 51 (13.49%) Degree
6 47 (12.43%) CCIE Service Provider
7 20 (5.29%) JNCIA
7 20 (5.29%) Security Cleared
8 16 (4.23%) JNCIP
9 14 (3.70%) SC Cleared
10 13 (3.44%) CCDP
11 12 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (3.17%) JNCIE
12 10 (2.65%) PMP
13 9 (2.38%) CCIE Data Center
14 8 (2.12%) CCIP
15 7 (1.85%) JNCIS
16 6 (1.59%) CCIE Security
17 5 (1.32%) CCDE
17 5 (1.32%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.82%) SLA
2 12 (3.17%) GDPR
3 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) MiFID
4 1 (0.26%) NCSC
4 1 (0.26%) PSD2
System Software
1 53 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 19 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.70%) ProxySG
5 13 (3.44%) VMware NSX
6 10 (2.65%) iptables
7 4 (1.06%) Snort
8 1 (0.26%) Docker
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 64 (16.93%) Ansible
2 31 (8.20%) Nagios
3 29 (7.67%) Terraform
4 15 (3.97%) FortiGate
5 13 (3.44%) ZABBIX
6 9 (2.38%) Icinga
7 8 (2.12%) TrustSec
8 7 (1.85%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (1.85%) Puppet
9 6 (1.59%) Grafana
10 3 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.79%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.79%) Nessus
11 2 (0.53%) Cacti
11 2 (0.53%) SCCM
12 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
12 1 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 257 (67.99%) Cisco
2 92 (24.34%) Palo Alto
3 84 (22.22%) Juniper
4 76 (20.11%) Fortinet
5 61 (16.14%) F5
6 58 (15.34%) VMware
7 51 (13.49%) Nokia
8 45 (11.90%) SolarWinds
9 41 (10.85%) CheckPoint
10 28 (7.41%) Zscaler
11 23 (6.08%) Citrix
12 21 (5.56%) Arista
13 20 (5.29%) Blue Coat
14 19 (5.03%) Aruba
14 19 (5.03%) Riverbed
15 17 (4.50%) SAP
16 15 (3.97%) Meraki
17 14 (3.70%) Red Hat
17 14 (3.70%) ServiceNow
18 13 (3.44%) Extreme Networks