Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South East
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 236 313 372
Rank change year-on-year +77 +59 -161
Permanent jobs citing BGP 232 220 191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 0.82% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 5.04% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 178 149 131
Median annual salary £53,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.11% +5.56% -8.63%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £73,250 £67,600 £67,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,567 4,368 5,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.07% 16.34% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,765 3,419 4,170
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £74,800 £70,000 £66,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,888
% change year-on-year - +1.31% +4.20%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in the South East

BGP
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BGP in the South East.

Salary trend for BGP in the South East

BGP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing BGP in the South East over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for BGP in the South East

BGP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South East region over the 6 months to 9 April 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
Hampshire +79 90 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Thames Valley +21 69 £60,000 +14.29% 6
Surrey +65 53 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Oxfordshire +45 27 £68,500 +40.51% 2
Berkshire +14 26 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Sussex -4 17 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 16 £57,500 -17.86%
Kent +19 2 £50,000 +25.79% 2
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 South East region with a requirement for BGP.

1 195 (84.05%) Cisco
2 175 (75.43%) OSPF
3 150 (64.66%) Cisco Certification
4 148 (63.79%) Firewall
5 126 (54.31%) CCNP
6 117 (50.43%) Juniper
7 96 (41.38%) WAN
8 86 (37.07%) TCP/IP
9 82 (35.34%) MPLS
10 74 (31.90%) LAN
11 66 (28.45%) Cisco ASA
11 66 (28.45%) Data Centre
12 63 (27.16%) CCNA
13 57 (24.57%) Linux
13 57 (24.57%) Palo Alto
14 53 (22.84%) IPsec
15 51 (21.98%) Network Security
16 50 (21.55%) Security Cleared
17 47 (20.26%) SolarWinds
17 47 (20.26%) ITIL
18 46 (19.83%) Cybersecurity
19 44 (18.97%) VPN
20 43 (18.53%) JNCIS
20 43 (18.53%) Cisco Nexus
21 42 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (17.67%) DNS
22 41 (17.67%) Wireless
22 41 (17.67%) Internet
23 40 (17.24%) VMware
24 37 (15.95%) Finance

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (1.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.29%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) assyst
1 4 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.09%) Azure
2 11 (4.74%) AWS
3 6 (2.59%) Slack
4 1 (0.43%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 175 (75.43%) OSPF
2 148 (63.79%) Firewall
3 96 (41.38%) WAN
4 86 (37.07%) TCP/IP
5 82 (35.34%) MPLS
6 74 (31.90%) LAN
7 66 (28.45%) Cisco ASA
8 53 (22.84%) IPsec
9 51 (21.98%) Network Security
10 44 (18.97%) VPN
11 43 (18.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 41 (17.67%) DNS
12 41 (17.67%) Internet
12 41 (17.67%) Wireless
13 34 (14.66%) Wi-Fi
14 31 (13.36%) HSRP
15 29 (12.50%) Multicast
16 28 (12.07%) SAN
17 25 (10.78%) Ethernet
18 22 (9.48%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.90%) Big Data
2 6 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.59%) JIRA
3 3 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 37 (15.95%) Finance
2 24 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.72%) Military
4 2 (0.86%) Banking
4 2 (0.86%) Korean Language
4 2 (0.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 162 (69.83%) Network Engineer
2 52 (22.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (9.48%) Architect
4 14 (6.03%) Network Architect
5 13 (5.60%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (5.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (4.74%) IP Engineer
7 10 (4.31%) Juniper Engineer
8 9 (3.88%) Security Engineer
8 9 (3.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 9 (3.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (3.45%) Data Engineer
9 8 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
10 7 (3.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (3.02%) Core Network Engineer
10 7 (3.02%) Data Centre Engineer
11 6 (2.59%) Cisco Architect
11 6 (2.59%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (2.59%) IP Network Engineer
11 6 (2.59%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.88%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.72%) jQuery
2 4 (1.72%) RESTful
3 3 (1.29%) LDAP
4 2 (0.86%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (28.45%) Data Centre
2 42 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (10.78%) DataPower
4 18 (7.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (6.03%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.02%) PKI
6 7 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.59%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.59%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.16%) Fibre Optics
9 3 (1.29%) BYOD
10 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.57%) Linux
2 33 (14.22%) Windows
3 25 (10.78%) Unix
4 16 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.26%) ITIL
2 46 (19.83%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (15.95%) Network Design
4 34 (14.66%) Load Balancing
4 34 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 19 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (7.33%) DevOps
8 16 (6.90%) Migration
8 16 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (6.90%) Network Optimisation
9 15 (6.47%) Computer Science
10 14 (6.03%) Creative Thinking
10 14 (6.03%) Incident Management
10 14 (6.03%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.03%) Network Management
11 13 (5.60%) Analytical Thinking
11 13 (5.60%) Change Control
11 13 (5.60%) Proactive Management
11 13 (5.60%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.07%) Python
2 12 (5.17%) Bash Shell
3 11 (4.74%) Perl
4 7 (3.02%) PHP
5 6 (2.59%) SQL
6 4 (1.72%) C++
6 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 150 (64.66%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (54.31%) CCNP
3 63 (27.16%) CCNA
4 50 (21.55%) Security Cleared
5 43 (18.53%) JNCIS
6 32 (13.79%) JNCIA
7 27 (11.64%) Degree
7 27 (11.64%) SC Cleared
8 24 (10.34%) JNCIP
9 20 (8.62%) CCDP
10 15 (6.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (4.74%) CCIE
12 9 (3.88%) CCSA
13 8 (3.45%) HNC
14 7 (3.02%) CCSE
14 7 (3.02%) DV Cleared
14 7 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (2.16%) Chartered Engineer
16 5 (2.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.88%) ISO 22301
1 9 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 9 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 28 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.88%) VMware NSX
3 8 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.02%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.59%) Docker
6 4 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (14.66%) Ansible
2 14 (6.03%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (5.17%) FortiGate
4 10 (4.31%) Puppet
5 8 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.59%) Terraform
7 5 (2.16%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.72%) Amdocs OSS
8 4 (1.72%) Icinga
8 4 (1.72%) Observium
9 2 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 195 (84.05%) Cisco
2 117 (50.43%) Juniper
3 57 (24.57%) Palo Alto
4 47 (20.26%) SolarWinds
5 40 (17.24%) VMware
6 31 (13.36%) CheckPoint
6 31 (13.36%) F5
7 29 (12.50%) Brocade
8 27 (11.64%) Aruba
8 27 (11.64%) Meraki
9 25 (10.78%) IBM
10 17 (7.33%) Citrix
11 16 (6.90%) Red Hat
12 15 (6.47%) Fortinet
13 10 (4.31%) Forcepoint
13 10 (4.31%) Foundry
13 10 (4.31%) Nokia
14 8 (3.45%) HP
14 8 (3.45%) NetApp
15 7 (3.02%) Microsoft