Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 325 336
Rank change year-on-year -32 +11 +29
Permanent jobs citing BGP 642 722 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.95% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.91% 5.97% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 565 641 726
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £40,200 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £83,250 £73,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +8.42%

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 10855 12094 14227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.47% 15.92% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8853 10343 12053
London median annual salary £54,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -39 90 £60,000 +9.09% 9
West London -31 31 £59,750 +32.78% 1
East London +6 12 £46,000 -14.02% 4
South London -2 5 £52,500 +10.53%
North London +10 1 £62,500 -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for BGP.

1 541 (84.27%) Cisco
2 537 (83.64%) OSPF
3 433 (67.45%) Cisco Certification
4 404 (62.93%) Firewall
5 373 (58.10%) MPLS
6 354 (55.14%) CCNP
7 319 (49.69%) VPN
8 252 (39.25%) Juniper
9 251 (39.10%) WAN
10 245 (38.16%) EIGRP
11 237 (36.92%) IPsec
12 219 (34.11%) Finance
13 216 (33.64%) Cisco Nexus
14 198 (30.84%) DNS
15 188 (29.28%) LAN
16 182 (28.35%) CCIE
17 178 (27.73%) Palo Alto
18 165 (25.70%) Linux
19 164 (25.55%) Wireless
19 164 (25.55%) Cisco ASA
20 157 (24.45%) Data Centre
21 149 (23.21%) Cisco IOS
22 147 (22.90%) Network Security
23 134 (20.87%) TCP/IP
24 131 (20.40%) CCNA
25 129 (20.09%) Network Design
26 123 (19.16%) VoIP
27 122 (19.00%) VLAN
28 119 (18.54%) Multicast
29 118 (18.38%) 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 59 (9.19%) CMS
2 30 (4.67%) Skype for Business
3 18 (2.80%) Apache
4 12 (1.87%) nginx
5 7 (1.09%) Confluence
5 7 (1.09%) uWSGI
6 6 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.47%) JBoss
8 2 (0.31%) IIS
8 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.16%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (4.21%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 70 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (1.87%) Office 365
5 11 (1.71%) SaaS
6 4 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Akamai
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 537 (83.64%) OSPF
2 404 (62.93%) Firewall
3 373 (58.10%) MPLS
4 319 (49.69%) VPN
5 251 (39.10%) WAN
6 245 (38.16%) EIGRP
7 237 (36.92%) IPsec
8 216 (33.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 198 (30.84%) DNS
10 188 (29.28%) LAN
11 164 (25.55%) Cisco ASA
11 164 (25.55%) Wireless
12 149 (23.21%) Cisco IOS
13 147 (22.90%) Network Security
14 134 (20.87%) TCP/IP
15 123 (19.16%) VoIP
16 122 (19.00%) VLAN
17 119 (18.54%) Multicast
18 106 (16.51%) Junos
19 104 (16.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.65%) MySQL
2 7 (1.09%) MariaDB
3 6 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (0.47%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.31%) DB2
6 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (3.89%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.71%) Subversion
3 10 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (1.40%) JIRA
5 5 (0.78%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 219 (34.11%) Finance
2 117 (18.22%) Banking
3 101 (15.73%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.12%) Financial Institution
5 17 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.34%) Law
7 9 (1.40%) Legal
8 8 (1.25%) French Language
8 8 (1.25%) German Language
8 8 (1.25%) Italian Language
9 7 (1.09%) Advertising
9 7 (1.09%) Retail
10 6 (0.93%) Games
11 3 (0.47%) Marketing
12 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 404 (62.93%) Network Engineer
2 164 (25.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 132 (20.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 117 (18.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 65 (10.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 64 (9.97%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 44 (6.85%) Architect
8 42 (6.54%) Juniper Engineer
9 40 (6.23%) Administrator
10 32 (4.98%) Support Engineer
10 32 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
10 32 (4.98%) Team Leader
11 31 (4.83%) IP Network Engineer
12 30 (4.67%) IP Engineer
12 30 (4.67%) Network Security Engineer
12 30 (4.67%) Network Support
12 30 (4.67%) Network Support Engineer
12 30 (4.67%) Network Team Leader
12 30 (4.67%) Security Engineer
13 27 (4.21%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (13.71%) XMPP
2 45 (7.01%) 802.1X
3 11 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (1.25%) LEMP Stack
5 7 (1.09%) Django
5 7 (1.09%) FreeSWITCH
5 7 (1.09%) PHP-FPM
5 7 (1.09%) REST
5 7 (1.09%) WSGI
6 6 (0.93%) LAMP
7 3 (0.47%) CSS
7 3 (0.47%) JSON
8 2 (0.31%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.31%) XML
9 1 (0.16%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.16%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 157 (24.45%) Data Centre
2 67 (10.44%) Clustering
3 47 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 35 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (5.14%) Eurex
6 20 (3.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 16 (2.49%) Virtual Team
8 14 (2.18%) Fintech
9 13 (2.02%) Public Cloud
9 13 (2.02%) Replication
10 12 (1.87%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.71%) DataPower
11 11 (1.71%) Internet of Things
11 11 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 10 (1.56%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (1.09%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 165 (25.70%) Linux
2 90 (14.02%) Windows
3 36 (5.61%) Windows Server
4 24 (3.74%) Debian
5 22 (3.43%) CentOS
5 22 (3.43%) Unix
6 19 (2.96%) Mac OS X
7 16 (2.49%) Ubuntu
8 14 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.02%) SUSE
10 12 (1.87%) Solaris
10 12 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.71%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.09%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.93%) AIX
13 6 (0.93%) CoreOS
13 6 (0.93%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.78%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (20.09%) Network Design
2 78 (12.15%) Load Balancing
3 55 (8.57%) Network Management
4 54 (8.41%) Mentoring
5 53 (8.26%) ITIL
6 51 (7.94%) Low Latency
7 46 (7.17%) High Availability
8 45 (7.01%) DevOps
9 44 (6.85%) Line Management
10 41 (6.39%) Change Management
10 41 (6.39%) Network Monitoring
11 40 (6.23%) Migration
12 33 (5.14%) Project Management
13 31 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
15 28 (4.36%) Business Continuity
16 24 (3.74%) Customer Requirements
16 24 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (3.74%) Network Packet Analysis
16 24 (3.74%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (15.58%) Python
2 71 (11.06%) Bash Shell
3 63 (9.81%) Perl
4 45 (7.01%) Ruby
5 18 (2.80%) PowerShell
6 11 (1.71%) PHP
7 8 (1.25%) Java
8 6 (0.93%) Go
8 6 (0.93%) Groovy
9 4 (0.62%) Bourne shell
9 4 (0.62%) C-shell
9 4 (0.62%) Korn
9 4 (0.62%) SQL
9 4 (0.62%) Tcl
10 1 (0.16%) C
Qualifications
1 433 (67.45%) Cisco Certification
2 354 (55.14%) CCNP
3 182 (28.35%) CCIE
4 131 (20.40%) CCNA
5 93 (14.49%) Degree
6 81 (12.62%) JNCIP
7 61 (9.50%) CCVP
8 41 (6.39%) JNCIS
9 40 (6.23%) CCSA
10 31 (4.83%) CCIP
10 31 (4.83%) CCSE
11 29 (4.52%) CCNP Voice
12 28 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
13 25 (3.89%) Check Point Certification
14 24 (3.74%) CISSP
15 17 (2.65%) CCDP
15 17 (2.65%) JNCIE
16 15 (2.34%) CCDE
17 12 (1.87%) JNCIA
18 11 (1.71%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.25%) SLA
3 7 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.93%) QA
5 3 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (0.47%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 2 (0.31%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.16%) GCP
7 1 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 71 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (7.01%) Active Directory
3 44 (6.85%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (6.39%) iptables
5 28 (4.36%) NFS
6 16 (2.49%) KVM
7 15 (2.34%) VMware NSX
8 13 (2.02%) Docker
9 9 (1.40%) Postfix
9 9 (1.40%) vSphere
9 9 (1.40%) XenServer
10 8 (1.25%) Hyper-V
11 7 (1.09%) BIND 9
11 7 (1.09%) Firmware
11 7 (1.09%) Kamailio
11 7 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.93%) LXC
13 5 (0.78%) Snort
13 5 (0.78%) XenApp
14 4 (0.62%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 89 (13.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 66 (10.28%) Cisco UCCX
3 59 (9.19%) Cisco UCCE
4 43 (6.70%) Nagios
5 31 (4.83%) Cacti
6 28 (4.36%) Puppet
7 27 (4.21%) FortiGate
8 23 (3.58%) SolarWinds Orion
9 20 (3.12%) Cisco Prime
10 17 (2.65%) Ansible
11 14 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (2.02%) Oracle ZFS
13 11 (1.71%) Kubernetes
14 9 (1.40%) ZABBIX
15 8 (1.25%) HAProxy
16 7 (1.09%) Munin
16 7 (1.09%) SELinux
17 6 (0.93%) Grafana
17 6 (0.93%) Kibana
17 6 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 541 (84.27%) Cisco
2 252 (39.25%) Juniper
3 178 (27.73%) Palo Alto
4 118 (18.38%) F5
5 117 (18.22%) CheckPoint
6 91 (14.17%) VMware
7 82 (12.77%) Microsoft
8 62 (9.66%) Citrix
9 60 (9.35%) Riverbed
9 60 (9.35%) SolarWinds
10 45 (7.01%) Arista
11 41 (6.39%) Red Hat
12 29 (4.52%) Fortinet
13 26 (4.05%) NICE Systems
14 23 (3.58%) HP
14 23 (3.58%) IBM
15 21 (3.27%) Aruba
16 17 (2.65%) Meraki
17 16 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
18 15 (2.34%) Avaya