Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 374 354 359
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5 +6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 545 674 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.91% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.91% 6.17% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 474 600 591
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +12.15% -2.73%
10th Percentile £40,750 £40,450 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -2.91%

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 9,218 10,927 12,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.56% 14.78% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,574 8,960 10,392
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 0 116 £65,000 +8.33% 14
West London +24 23 £55,000 -4.76% 7
East London -11 7 £100,000 +125.99% 5
North London - 5 £35,000 -
South London -5 2 £57,000 +11.22% 1
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 479 (87.89%) Cisco
2 439 (80.55%) OSPF
3 351 (64.40%) Cisco Certification
4 330 (60.55%) Firewall
5 299 (54.86%) CCNP
6 257 (47.16%) MPLS
7 233 (42.75%) WAN
8 205 (37.61%) VPN
9 197 (36.15%) Juniper
10 195 (35.78%) LAN
11 169 (31.01%) Cisco Nexus
12 165 (30.28%) Cisco ASA
13 149 (27.34%) CCIE
13 149 (27.34%) EIGRP
14 142 (26.06%) Wireless
14 142 (26.06%) Data Centre
15 132 (24.22%) CheckPoint
16 130 (23.85%) Finance
17 128 (23.49%) CCNA
18 122 (22.39%) Network Security
19 119 (21.83%) F5
19 119 (21.83%) TCP/IP
20 110 (20.18%) IPsec
20 110 (20.18%) Palo Alto
21 102 (18.72%) Telecoms
22 100 (18.35%) Python
23 99 (18.17%) SolarWinds
24 92 (16.88%) Linux
24 92 (16.88%) Microsoft
25 87 (15.96%) DNS

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 12 (2.20%) Skype for Business
2 9 (1.65%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.47%) CMS
4 6 (1.10%) Apache
5 5 (0.92%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.73%) IIS
6 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.55%) nginx
7 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (2.39%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.65%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.65%) SaaS
5 8 (1.47%) Office 365
6 7 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.92%) IaaS
7 5 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.73%) Route 53
9 3 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.55%) Serverless
10 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.37%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.18%) G Suite
11 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 439 (80.55%) OSPF
2 330 (60.55%) Firewall
3 257 (47.16%) MPLS
4 233 (42.75%) WAN
5 205 (37.61%) VPN
6 195 (35.78%) LAN
7 169 (31.01%) Cisco Nexus
8 165 (30.28%) Cisco ASA
9 149 (27.34%) EIGRP
10 142 (26.06%) Wireless
11 122 (22.39%) Network Security
12 119 (21.83%) TCP/IP
13 110 (20.18%) IPsec
14 87 (15.96%) DNS
15 79 (14.50%) HSRP
15 79 (14.50%) VLAN
16 74 (13.58%) Cisco IOS
16 74 (13.58%) Ethernet
17 65 (11.93%) Multicast
18 63 (11.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.20%) Big Data
3 8 (1.47%) MySQL
4 4 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.55%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 130 (23.85%) Finance
2 102 (18.72%) Telecoms
3 75 (13.76%) Banking
4 33 (6.06%) Retail
5 30 (5.50%) French Language
6 29 (5.32%) German Language
6 29 (5.32%) Italian Language
7 27 (4.95%) Financial Institution
8 24 (4.40%) Advertising
9 22 (4.04%) Investment Banking
10 21 (3.85%) Law
11 16 (2.94%) Multimedia
12 15 (2.75%) Spanish Language
13 9 (1.65%) Front Office
13 9 (1.65%) Legal
14 3 (0.55%) Marketing
14 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.37%) Games
15 2 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 310 (56.88%) Network Engineer
2 83 (15.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 80 (14.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 75 (13.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 43 (7.89%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 39 (7.16%) Juniper Engineer
7 37 (6.79%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 32 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (5.32%) Consultant
10 25 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
10 25 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (4.40%) Security Engineer
11 24 (4.40%) Support Engineer
12 21 (3.85%) Network Consultant
12 21 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (3.67%) Administrator
13 20 (3.67%) Network Security Engineer
14 19 (3.49%) Analyst
14 19 (3.49%) Architect
14 19 (3.49%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.34%) 802.1X
2 26 (4.77%) XMPP
3 16 (2.94%) LDAP
4 12 (2.20%) Web Services
5 6 (1.10%) RFC 2544
6 4 (0.73%) .NET
6 4 (0.73%) HTML
6 4 (0.73%) JSON
7 3 (0.55%) CSS
7 3 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.55%) LAMP
7 3 (0.55%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 142 (26.06%) Data Centre
2 56 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.50%) Fintech
4 28 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (3.67%) Hedge funds
6 15 (2.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 15 (2.75%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.20%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (2.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 10 (1.83%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.83%) User Experience
10 9 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.47%) DataPower
12 7 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.10%) Clustering
13 6 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 92 (16.88%) Linux
2 42 (7.71%) Windows
3 28 (5.14%) Unix
4 26 (4.77%) CentOS
5 21 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (3.67%) Windows Server
7 13 (2.39%) Fedora
8 10 (1.83%) FreeNAS
9 9 (1.65%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.73%) Debian
12 3 (0.55%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.18%) SUSE
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
2 58 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 55 (10.09%) Load Balancing
4 54 (9.91%) Network Design
4 54 (9.91%) Network Management
5 47 (8.62%) DevOps
5 47 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
6 44 (8.07%) High Availability
6 44 (8.07%) Low Latency
7 37 (6.79%) Capacity Planning
8 36 (6.61%) Kalman Filter
9 33 (6.06%) ITIL
10 31 (5.69%) Mentoring
10 31 (5.69%) Network Architecture
11 30 (5.50%) Web Filtering
12 27 (4.95%) Configuration Management
12 27 (4.95%) Network Load Balancing
13 24 (4.40%) Project Management
14 20 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (3.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 100 (18.35%) Python
2 72 (13.21%) Perl
3 53 (9.72%) Bash Shell
4 46 (8.44%) Ruby
5 20 (3.67%) Shell Script
6 19 (3.49%) Korn
7 17 (3.12%) PowerShell
8 16 (2.94%) Java
9 14 (2.57%) Bourne shell
9 14 (2.57%) SQL
10 11 (2.02%) C++
11 10 (1.83%) PHP
12 5 (0.92%) C-shell
13 3 (0.55%) AWK
13 3 (0.55%) sed
14 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.18%) C
15 1 (0.18%) Go
15 1 (0.18%) Lisp
15 1 (0.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 351 (64.40%) Cisco Certification
2 299 (54.86%) CCNP
3 149 (27.34%) CCIE
4 128 (23.49%) CCNA
5 72 (13.21%) Degree
6 34 (6.24%) CCVP
7 28 (5.14%) JNCIA
8 27 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
9 26 (4.77%) JNCIP
10 23 (4.22%) JNCIS
11 22 (4.04%) JNCIE
12 20 (3.67%) CCSP
12 20 (3.67%) Numerate Degree
13 19 (3.49%) CCSE
13 19 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (3.30%) MCSE
15 17 (3.12%) CCSA
16 16 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (2.75%) CCIP
18 13 (2.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.69%) SLA
2 18 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.73%) GDPR
3 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 42 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (6.79%) Active Directory
3 29 (5.32%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.22%) VMware NSX
5 16 (2.94%) NFS
5 16 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.83%) iptables
7 8 (1.47%) Docker
7 8 (1.47%) Firmware
7 8 (1.47%) VirtualBox
8 7 (1.28%) vSphere
9 6 (1.10%) XenServer
10 4 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.55%) KVM
11 3 (0.55%) Snort
12 1 (0.18%) LXC
12 1 (0.18%) Postfix
12 1 (0.18%) Xen
12 1 (0.18%) XenApp
12 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (7.89%) FortiGate
2 42 (7.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 34 (6.24%) Ansible
4 28 (5.14%) Cisco Prime
5 26 (4.77%) Puppet
6 22 (4.04%) Nagios
7 18 (3.30%) SolarWinds Orion
8 16 (2.94%) Terraform
9 13 (2.39%) Kubernetes
10 12 (2.20%) Cacti
11 9 (1.65%) Cisco UCCX
12 8 (1.47%) Cisco UCCE
13 7 (1.28%) Nessus
14 6 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (0.73%) Observium
15 4 (0.73%) Salt
15 4 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.73%) ZABBIX
16 3 (0.55%) Nexpose
16 3 (0.55%) Suricata
Vendors
1 479 (87.89%) Cisco
2 197 (36.15%) Juniper
3 132 (24.22%) CheckPoint
4 119 (21.83%) F5
5 110 (20.18%) Palo Alto
6 99 (18.17%) SolarWinds
7 92 (16.88%) Microsoft
8 78 (14.31%) VMware
9 58 (10.64%) Citrix
10 47 (8.62%) Arista
11 36 (6.61%) Fortinet
11 36 (6.61%) HP
11 36 (6.61%) Red Hat
12 30 (5.50%) Meraki
13 18 (3.30%) Dell
14 16 (2.94%) Zscaler
15 12 (2.20%) Speakerbus
15 12 (2.20%) Splunk
16 11 (2.02%) Aruba
16 11 (2.02%) Riverbed