Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 387 326 401
Rank change year-on-year -61 +75 +93
Permanent jobs citing BGP 188 418 419
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.94% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.82% 7.15% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 167 358 395
10th Percentile £44,000 £40,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £78,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,909 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.63% +6.49% -

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 3,232 5,848 7,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.17% 13.12% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,487 4,794 6,448
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,913 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £38,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,138 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.35% +0.25% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%

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 April 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 23 April 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 +10 41 £80,000 +23.08% 3
West London +34 3 £43,750 -27.08% 2
East London +16 3 £65,000 +30.00% 1
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 132 (70.21%) Cisco
2 127 (67.55%) OSPF
3 120 (63.83%) Firewall
4 94 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 86 (45.74%) Palo Alto
6 71 (37.77%) CCNP
7 65 (34.57%) VPN
8 64 (34.04%) TCP/IP
8 64 (34.04%) WAN
9 62 (32.98%) MPLS
10 58 (30.85%) Finance
11 57 (30.32%) Linux
12 53 (28.19%) Data Centre
12 53 (28.19%) Multicast
13 52 (27.66%) Juniper
14 51 (27.13%) LAN
15 49 (26.06%) AWS
16 47 (25.00%) Ansible
17 40 (21.28%) Network Security
17 40 (21.28%) Wireless
18 38 (20.21%) EIGRP
18 38 (20.21%) Python
18 38 (20.21%) Microsoft
19 37 (19.68%) Internet
20 36 (19.15%) Azure
21 35 (18.62%) SNMP
22 31 (16.49%) IPsec
22 31 (16.49%) Fortinet
22 31 (16.49%) Cisco Nexus
23 30 (15.96%) CheckPoint

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 19 (10.11%) IIS
2 17 (9.04%) Apache
2 17 (9.04%) nginx
2 17 (9.04%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.91%) ejabberd
4 9 (4.79%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.19%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (5.85%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.06%) AWS
2 36 (19.15%) Azure
3 22 (11.70%) AWS Direct Connect
4 20 (10.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (7.98%) Microsoft 365
6 13 (6.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (4.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 9 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (4.26%) IaaS
9 7 (3.72%) OneDrive
10 6 (3.19%) Route 53
10 6 (3.19%) Slack
11 5 (2.66%) GCP
12 4 (2.13%) Power Automate
12 4 (2.13%) Power Platform
12 4 (2.13%) PowerApps
12 4 (2.13%) SaaS
13 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 127 (67.55%) OSPF
2 120 (63.83%) Firewall
3 65 (34.57%) VPN
4 64 (34.04%) TCP/IP
4 64 (34.04%) WAN
5 62 (32.98%) MPLS
6 53 (28.19%) Multicast
7 51 (27.13%) LAN
8 40 (21.28%) Network Security
8 40 (21.28%) Wireless
9 38 (20.21%) EIGRP
10 37 (19.68%) Internet
11 35 (18.62%) SNMP
12 31 (16.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (16.49%) IPsec
13 27 (14.36%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (13.30%) DNS
15 24 (12.77%) HSRP
16 23 (12.23%) SD-WAN
17 22 (11.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (30.85%) Finance
2 20 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.98%) Banking
4 13 (6.91%) Games
5 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.19%) Marketing
5 6 (3.19%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.66%) Electronics
7 4 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Retail
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 121 (64.36%) Network Engineer
2 43 (22.87%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (7.45%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (6.91%) Core Network Engineer
4 13 (6.91%) IP Engineer
4 13 (6.91%) IP Network Engineer
4 13 (6.91%) Network Systems Engineer
5 12 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (6.38%) Juniper Engineer
6 11 (5.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (4.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (4.79%) Network Team Leader
7 9 (4.79%) Team Leader
8 8 (4.26%) Network Manager
9 6 (3.19%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 5 (2.66%) Analyst
10 5 (2.66%) Development Engineer
10 5 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.66%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.17%) 802.1X
2 13 (6.91%) XMPP
3 7 (3.72%) gRPC
3 7 (3.72%) libvirt
3 7 (3.72%) REST
4 5 (2.66%) JSON
5 4 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.60%) YAML
7 2 (1.06%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.53%) Express
8 1 (0.53%) LDAP
8 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (28.19%) Data Centre
2 29 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.57%) Organisational Skills
4 11 (5.85%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.13%) IPTV
7 3 (1.60%) ASIC
8 2 (1.06%) Blog
8 2 (1.06%) e-Health
8 2 (1.06%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.32%) Linux
2 25 (13.30%) Windows
3 17 (9.04%) Debian
4 8 (4.26%) Unix
5 7 (3.72%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.13%) CentOS
6 4 (2.13%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.06%) SUSE
8 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.43%) ITIL
2 25 (13.30%) Load Balancing
3 22 (11.70%) Architectural Design
3 22 (11.70%) Open Source
4 21 (11.17%) High Availability
5 20 (10.64%) Low Latency
5 20 (10.64%) Network Design
5 20 (10.64%) Problem Management
6 18 (9.57%) Change Management
6 18 (9.57%) Network Management
7 17 (9.04%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (8.51%) Computer Science
8 16 (8.51%) DevOps
8 16 (8.51%) Infrastructure Management
8 16 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (7.98%) Project Delivery
10 14 (7.45%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 13 (6.91%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.21%) Python
2 27 (14.36%) C
3 21 (11.17%) Bash Shell
4 16 (8.51%) Perl
4 16 (8.51%) PHP
5 12 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.66%) Java
7 3 (1.60%) Go
8 2 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 94 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (37.77%) CCNP
3 25 (13.30%) Degree
4 23 (12.23%) CCIE
5 16 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (5.85%) CCNA
6 11 (5.85%) JNCIP
7 6 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.66%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.13%) CCDE
10 3 (1.60%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 2 (1.06%) CISM
11 2 (1.06%) CISSP
12 1 (0.53%) CCNP Voice
12 1 (0.53%) CCSA
12 1 (0.53%) CCSE
12 1 (0.53%) CCVP
12 1 (0.53%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.72%) SLA
3 4 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.06%) NIST
System Software
1 24 (12.77%) KVM
2 20 (10.64%) iptables
3 17 (9.04%) QEMU
4 13 (6.91%) Kamailio
4 13 (6.91%) Postfix
5 10 (5.32%) Active Directory
6 7 (3.72%) Docker
7 5 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.60%) Firmware
9 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.06%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (25.00%) Ansible
2 27 (14.36%) Puppet
3 21 (11.17%) HAProxy
4 20 (10.64%) ZABBIX
5 17 (9.04%) Galera Cluster
6 12 (6.38%) Kubernetes
6 12 (6.38%) Terraform
7 9 (4.79%) FortiGate
7 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (4.26%) Nagios
9 7 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.66%) Cacti
10 5 (2.66%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (1.60%) Grafana
12 3 (1.60%) Icinga
13 2 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (1.06%) SCCM
13 2 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 132 (70.21%) Cisco
2 86 (45.74%) Palo Alto
3 52 (27.66%) Juniper
4 38 (20.21%) Microsoft
5 31 (16.49%) Fortinet
6 30 (15.96%) CheckPoint
7 25 (13.30%) F5
8 21 (11.17%) HP
9 20 (10.64%) Meraki
10 17 (9.04%) GENBAND
10 17 (9.04%) Mitel
10 17 (9.04%) Percona
10 17 (9.04%) SonicWALL
10 17 (9.04%) Tufin
11 16 (8.51%) SolarWinds
12 13 (6.91%) Nortel
12 13 (6.91%) Riverbed
13 9 (4.79%) Arista
13 9 (4.79%) Aruba
14 7 (3.72%) Nokia