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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 239 205
Rank change year-on-year +35 -34  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 217 216 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.49% 1.17% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.82% 5.83% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 177 187 212
Median salary £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.36% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

BGP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2774 3704 4527
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 20.14% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 3008 3525
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing BGP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in the South East

BGP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP in the South East.

Salary trend for BGP in the South East

BGP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +18 64 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Surrey +50 39 £45,000 -4.25%
Hampshire +19 36 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Oxfordshire +32 35 £50,000 +69.49% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 18 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Kent +22 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Sussex +21 6 £37,500 +2.73%
Middlesex +1 3 £42,500 -32.00% 1
West Sussex -5 3 £70,000 +40.00%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region with a requirement for BGP.

1 358 (80.63%) OSPF
2 331 (74.55%) Cisco
3 302 (68.02%) Cisco Certification
4 272 (61.26%) MPLS
5 230 (51.80%) CCNP
6 226 (50.90%) Juniper
7 222 (50.00%) Firewall
8 164 (36.94%) VPN
9 155 (34.91%) WAN
10 130 (29.28%) Data Centre
11 127 (28.60%) Cisco ASA
12 122 (27.48%) F5
13 120 (27.03%) LAN
14 112 (25.23%) DNS
15 110 (24.77%) Linux
16 98 (22.07%) CCNA
16 98 (22.07%) Network Design
17 97 (21.85%) VLAN
18 92 (20.72%) EIGRP
19 89 (20.05%) CCIE
20 84 (18.92%) Wireless
21 82 (18.47%) IPsec
22 80 (18.02%) Presales
23 75 (16.89%) Ethernet
24 72 (16.22%) VoIP
25 69 (15.54%) Network Security
26 67 (15.09%) VMware
27 66 (14.86%) Palo Alto
28 64 (14.41%) Cisco Nexus
29 63 (14.19%) Cisco IOS

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 8 (1.80%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.45%) IIS
3 1 (0.23%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (2.93%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.90%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 358 (80.63%) OSPF
2 272 (61.26%) MPLS
3 222 (50.00%) Firewall
4 164 (36.94%) VPN
5 155 (34.91%) WAN
6 127 (28.60%) Cisco ASA
7 120 (27.03%) LAN
8 112 (25.23%) DNS
9 97 (21.85%) VLAN
10 92 (20.72%) EIGRP
11 84 (18.92%) Wireless
12 82 (18.47%) IPsec
13 75 (16.89%) Ethernet
14 72 (16.22%) VoIP
15 69 (15.54%) Network Security
16 64 (14.41%) Cisco Nexus
17 63 (14.19%) Cisco IOS
18 60 (13.51%) TCP/IP
19 59 (13.29%) DHCP
20 51 (11.49%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.13%) MySQL
2 4 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
General
1 44 (9.91%) Telecoms
2 15 (3.38%) Finance
3 7 (1.58%) Marketing
3 7 (1.58%) Retail
4 6 (1.35%) Electronics
4 6 (1.35%) Legal
5 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.45%) Advertising
6 2 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.23%) Automotive
7 1 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 290 (65.32%) Network Engineer
2 121 (27.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 69 (15.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 65 (14.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 50 (11.26%) Consultant
6 45 (10.14%) Support Engineer
7 41 (9.23%) Juniper Engineer
8 37 (8.33%) Architect
9 35 (7.88%) Network Architect
9 35 (7.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 34 (7.66%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 32 (7.21%) Network Consultant
12 31 (6.98%) Network Support
13 28 (6.31%) Network Design Engineer
14 27 (6.08%) Network Support Engineer
15 26 (5.86%) Design Engineer
16 22 (4.95%) Security Engineer
17 20 (4.50%) Operations Engineer
18 18 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
19 17 (3.83%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.38%) Web Services
2 12 (2.70%) CSS
2 12 (2.70%) REST
3 10 (2.25%) HTML
4 5 (1.13%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.45%) SAX
5 2 (0.45%) WAP
6 1 (0.23%) CGI
6 1 (0.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 130 (29.28%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (2.48%) Driving Licence
5 11 (2.48%) PKI
6 10 (2.25%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.68%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.68%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (0.45%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.23%) CMDB
10 1 (0.23%) Contactless
10 1 (0.23%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.23%) iPad
10 1 (0.23%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 110 (24.77%) Linux
2 53 (11.94%) Windows
3 41 (9.23%) Unix
4 16 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.93%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.13%) Debian
6 5 (1.13%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (22.07%) Network Design
2 80 (18.02%) Presales
3 59 (13.29%) Load Balancing
4 57 (12.84%) ITIL
5 33 (7.43%) Customer Requirements
6 32 (7.21%) High Availability
7 24 (5.41%) Migration
8 23 (5.18%) Change Management
9 20 (4.50%) Network Management
10 19 (4.28%) Network Monitoring
11 18 (4.05%) Mentoring
12 17 (3.83%) Project Management
13 16 (3.60%) Time Management
14 15 (3.38%) Operations Management
15 14 (3.15%) Change Control
16 13 (2.93%) Kalman Filter
16 13 (2.93%) Network Architecture
16 13 (2.93%) Service Delivery
17 11 (2.48%) Information Management
17 11 (2.48%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.78%) Perl
2 24 (5.41%) Python
3 18 (4.05%) Java
4 16 (3.60%) Ruby
5 7 (1.58%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.90%) C++
7 3 (0.68%) SQL
8 2 (0.45%) C
9 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 302 (68.02%) Cisco Certification
2 230 (51.80%) CCNP
3 98 (22.07%) CCNA
4 89 (20.05%) CCIE
5 61 (13.74%) Security Cleared
6 50 (11.26%) SC Cleared
7 36 (8.11%) CCDA
7 36 (8.11%) CCSP
8 35 (7.88%) JNCIP
9 33 (7.43%) JNCIA
10 29 (6.53%) Degree
11 22 (4.95%) JNCIS
12 16 (3.60%) CCIP
12 16 (3.60%) DV Cleared
13 14 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (2.70%) CCDP
15 9 (2.03%) CCIE Service Provider
16 6 (1.35%) CCVP
17 4 (0.90%) CWNA
17 4 (0.90%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.53%) SLA
2 4 (0.90%) COBIT
2 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.90%) PMO
2 4 (0.90%) QA
3 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.90%) KVM
4 4 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.90%) Xen
5 2 (0.45%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.45%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (4.28%) FortiGate
2 18 (4.05%) Nagios
3 15 (3.38%) SCOM
4 13 (2.93%) Puppet
5 9 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.23%) Cacti
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.23%) cPanel
7 1 (0.23%) OpenView
7 1 (0.23%) Plesk
7 1 (0.23%) QRadar
7 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 331 (74.55%) Cisco
2 226 (50.90%) Juniper
3 122 (27.48%) F5
4 67 (15.09%) VMware
5 66 (14.86%) Palo Alto
6 60 (13.51%) CheckPoint
7 57 (12.84%) Microsoft
8 37 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 22 (4.95%) Riverbed
10 21 (4.73%) Meraki
11 17 (3.83%) HP
12 16 (3.60%) Red Hat
13 14 (3.15%) Brocade
14 13 (2.93%) Fortinet
15 12 (2.70%) Citrix
15 12 (2.70%) Radware
16 10 (2.25%) Blue Coat
16 10 (2.25%) Draytek
16 10 (2.25%) NETGEAR
16 10 (2.25%) Ubiquiti
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable- Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Assystem Group Uk Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: he proposed package is up to £70k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £15000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Kingfisher IT Services
Salary: £negotiable dependent on exp. + benefits and bonus potential
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 7.5% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 10% bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £350 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago