Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 357 392 416
Rank change year-on-year +35 +24 -119
Permanent jobs citing BGP 416 484 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.76% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.16% 5.78% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 366 450 416
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00% +16.82%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,750 £39,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £91,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.87% +7.00%

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 6,754 8,373 9,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.20% 13.23% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,569 6,804 8,338
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +42 128 £60,000 +9.09% 12
West London +5 21 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South London +9 7 £47,500 - 3
East London +9 2 £53,750 -46.25% 4
North London -7 2 £57,500 +27.78%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 324 (77.88%) Cisco
2 316 (75.96%) OSPF
3 298 (71.63%) Cisco Certification
4 248 (59.62%) CCNP
5 245 (58.89%) Firewall
6 205 (49.28%) MPLS
7 200 (48.08%) WAN
8 182 (43.75%) TCP/IP
9 177 (42.55%) Palo Alto
10 170 (40.87%) VPN
11 160 (38.46%) LAN
12 120 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
13 116 (27.88%) CCNA
14 115 (27.64%) IPsec
15 111 (26.68%) Network Security
16 108 (25.96%) Juniper
17 101 (24.28%) VLAN
18 96 (23.08%) EIGRP
19 95 (22.84%) Wireless
20 94 (22.60%) Finance
20 94 (22.60%) Data Centre
21 90 (21.63%) Telecoms
22 81 (19.47%) AWS
23 80 (19.23%) Multicast
23 80 (19.23%) CCIE
24 74 (17.79%) HSRP
25 73 (17.55%) F5
26 71 (17.07%) Network Design
27 70 (16.83%) Degree
28 67 (16.11%) VRRP

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 18 (4.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (0.96%) Confluence
4 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 81 (19.47%) AWS
2 45 (10.82%) Azure
3 15 (3.61%) Office 365
4 8 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (1.68%) PaaS
6 6 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.44%) IaaS
7 5 (1.20%) SaaS
8 4 (0.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.48%) GCP
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) G Suite
10 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 316 (75.96%) OSPF
2 245 (58.89%) Firewall
3 205 (49.28%) MPLS
4 200 (48.08%) WAN
5 182 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 170 (40.87%) VPN
7 160 (38.46%) LAN
8 120 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
9 115 (27.64%) IPsec
10 111 (26.68%) Network Security
11 101 (24.28%) VLAN
12 96 (23.08%) EIGRP
13 95 (22.84%) Wireless
14 80 (19.23%) Multicast
15 74 (17.79%) HSRP
16 67 (16.11%) VRRP
17 58 (13.94%) Cisco Nexus
18 57 (13.70%) DNS
19 56 (13.46%) Cisco IOS
19 56 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (8.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.16%) Subversion
4 2 (0.48%) JIRA
5 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 94 (22.60%) Finance
2 90 (21.63%) Telecoms
3 36 (8.65%) Banking
4 17 (4.09%) French Language
5 13 (3.13%) German Language
5 13 (3.13%) Italian Language
6 10 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.40%) Law
7 9 (2.16%) Retail
8 6 (1.44%) Advertising
8 6 (1.44%) Japanese Language
9 5 (1.20%) Legal
9 5 (1.20%) Marketing
9 5 (1.20%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.20%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.72%) Back Office
10 3 (0.72%) Local Government
11 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 310 (74.52%) Network Engineer
2 116 (27.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 32 (7.69%) Administrator
4 31 (7.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 31 (7.45%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (6.01%) Cloud Engineer
5 25 (6.01%) IP Engineer
6 24 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 24 (5.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 24 (5.77%) Security Engineer
6 24 (5.77%) WAN Engineer
7 22 (5.29%) Network Operations Engineer
7 22 (5.29%) Operations Engineer
8 20 (4.81%) Core Network Engineer
8 20 (4.81%) IP Network Engineer
9 17 (4.09%) AWS Engineer
10 16 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 14 (3.37%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 14 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.58%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.16%) LAMP
3 8 (1.92%) LDAP
4 3 (0.72%) REST
5 2 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.48%) gRPC
5 2 (0.48%) Jinja
5 2 (0.48%) JSON
5 2 (0.48%) XMPP
5 2 (0.48%) YAML
6 1 (0.24%) libvirt
6 1 (0.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (22.60%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.09%) Replication
3 12 (2.88%) Clustering
4 11 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.64%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (1.92%) Video\Live Streaming
7 7 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.44%) IPTV
8 6 (1.44%) MPEG
9 5 (1.20%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.96%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.72%) Eurex
12 2 (0.48%) Social Network
13 1 (0.24%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.24%) Social Media
13 1 (0.24%) User Experience
13 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (14.90%) Windows
2 41 (9.86%) Linux
3 37 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.88%) CentOS
4 12 (2.88%) Ubuntu
5 8 (1.92%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.20%) Android
7 5 (1.20%) Solaris
7 5 (1.20%) Unix
8 1 (0.24%) Debian
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.07%) Network Design
2 66 (15.87%) Load Balancing
3 60 (14.42%) ITIL
4 54 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (9.38%) Computer Science
6 33 (7.93%) Network Monitoring
7 29 (6.97%) DevOps
7 29 (6.97%) Patch Management
8 27 (6.49%) API Integration
9 26 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 25 (6.01%) Network Management
11 24 (5.77%) Project Delivery
12 21 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (4.81%) Statistics
14 19 (4.57%) Kalman Filter
15 18 (4.33%) Infrastructure Management
16 17 (4.09%) High Availability
17 16 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
18 15 (3.61%) Presales
18 15 (3.61%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.93%) PowerShell
2 32 (7.69%) Python
3 30 (7.21%) SQL
4 27 (6.49%) Shell Script
5 22 (5.29%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.20%) Perl
7 4 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.24%) Go
8 1 (0.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 298 (71.63%) Cisco Certification
2 248 (59.62%) CCNP
3 116 (27.88%) CCNA
4 80 (19.23%) CCIE
5 70 (16.83%) Degree
6 39 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 34 (8.17%) JNCIP
8 22 (5.29%) CCDP
9 17 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (3.85%) JNCIA
11 15 (3.61%) CCSA
12 14 (3.37%) JNCIE
13 13 (3.13%) MCSE
14 12 (2.88%) CCDE
15 10 (2.40%) Security Cleared
16 9 (2.16%) CCDA
16 9 (2.16%) CCIE Service Provider
16 9 (2.16%) CCSE
17 8 (1.92%) SC Cleared
18 6 (1.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (8.41%) Active Directory
3 33 (7.93%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.49%) VirtualBox
5 14 (3.37%) Firmware
6 8 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.68%) vSphere
8 6 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.20%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.20%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.72%) DRBD
11 3 (0.72%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.24%) iptables
13 1 (0.24%) KVM
13 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (10.58%) Puppet
2 29 (6.97%) Terraform
3 23 (5.53%) FortiGate
4 19 (4.57%) Ansible
5 14 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (2.16%) Nagios
6 9 (2.16%) WhatsUp Gold
6 9 (2.16%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.20%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.72%) Galera Cluster
8 3 (0.72%) Iperf
8 3 (0.72%) Salt
8 3 (0.72%) SCOM
9 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.24%) SCCM
10 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 324 (77.88%) Cisco
2 177 (42.55%) Palo Alto
3 108 (25.96%) Juniper
4 73 (17.55%) F5
5 66 (15.87%) CheckPoint
6 61 (14.66%) VMware
7 46 (11.06%) Meraki
8 44 (10.58%) Microsoft
9 35 (8.41%) Fortinet
10 29 (6.97%) Arista
11 27 (6.49%) LogicMonitor
12 26 (6.25%) Citrix
13 25 (6.01%) HP
14 23 (5.53%) SolarWinds
15 20 (4.81%) Aruba
15 20 (4.81%) Extreme Networks
16 15 (3.61%) Aerohive Networks
16 15 (3.61%) Huawei
17 14 (3.37%) Ruckus Wireless
17 14 (3.37%) Ubiquiti