Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 381 284 246
Rank change year-on-year -97 -38 +62
Permanent jobs citing BGP 159 306 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 1.01% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 5.71% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 126 233 396
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £34,875 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,375 £72,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -3.85%

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 4,502 5,356 7,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.65% 17.64% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,543 4,284 5,908
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,775 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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
Thames Valley -83 63 £62,500 +11.11% 13
Berkshire -45 50 £62,500 +8.70% 8
Hampshire -67 35 £45,000 +7.14% 7
East Sussex +18 19 £45,000 +28.57%
Surrey +7 16 £40,000 -27.27% 2
West Sussex +5 12 £54,500 -24.83% 2
Kent +15 10 £42,500 -10.53%
Buckinghamshire +11 10 £34,000 -49.63% 4
Middlesex +6 3 £52,500 +31.25%
Oxfordshire -30 3 £60,000 +27.66% 1
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 South East region with a requirement for BGP.

1 132 (83.02%) Cisco
2 114 (71.70%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (71.70%) OSPF
3 100 (62.89%) Firewall
4 96 (60.38%) MPLS
5 92 (57.86%) CCNP
6 82 (51.57%) WAN
7 70 (44.03%) Juniper
8 65 (40.88%) Data Centre
9 64 (40.25%) Wireless
10 63 (39.62%) CCNA
11 59 (37.11%) Cisco ASA
12 54 (33.96%) VPN
13 49 (30.82%) LAN
14 44 (27.67%) Palo Alto
15 42 (26.42%) Linux
16 40 (25.16%) CCIE
17 31 (19.50%) VoIP
17 31 (19.50%) SolarWinds
18 29 (18.24%) Cisco Nexus
18 29 (18.24%) Windows
18 29 (18.24%) CheckPoint
18 29 (18.24%) EIGRP
19 28 (17.61%) Telecoms
20 27 (16.98%) VLAN
20 27 (16.98%) IPsec
21 26 (16.35%) F5
22 25 (15.72%) Network Monitoring
22 25 (15.72%) DNS
23 24 (15.09%) ITIL

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 6 (3.77%) IIS
2 4 (2.52%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.26%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 114 (71.70%) OSPF
2 100 (62.89%) Firewall
3 96 (60.38%) MPLS
4 82 (51.57%) WAN
5 64 (40.25%) Wireless
6 59 (37.11%) Cisco ASA
7 54 (33.96%) VPN
8 49 (30.82%) LAN
9 31 (19.50%) VoIP
10 29 (18.24%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (18.24%) EIGRP
11 27 (16.98%) IPsec
11 27 (16.98%) VLAN
12 25 (15.72%) DNS
13 23 (14.47%) TCP/IP
14 22 (13.84%) DHCP
15 21 (13.21%) HSRP
16 20 (12.58%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (11.95%) Ethernet
17 19 (11.95%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) Big Data
2 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (17.61%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.40%) Banking
3 4 (2.52%) Marketing
4 3 (1.89%) Electronics
4 3 (1.89%) Finance
4 3 (1.89%) French Language
4 3 (1.89%) Legal
4 3 (1.89%) Retail
5 2 (1.26%) Advertising
5 2 (1.26%) German Language
5 2 (1.26%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (67.30%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.21%) Architect
3 20 (12.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (9.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (6.92%) Network Architect
6 10 (6.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) Project Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) IP Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Network Operations Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Consultant
9 7 (4.40%) IP Architect
9 7 (4.40%) Wireless Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Security Architect
11 5 (3.14%) Cisco Architect
11 5 (3.14%) IP Network Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) JSON
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
2 1 (0.63%) OAuth
2 1 (0.63%) OpenID
2 1 (0.63%) RFC 2547
2 1 (0.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (40.88%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.55%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (5.03%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.89%) NHS
7 2 (1.26%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.63%) PMI
8 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.42%) Linux
2 29 (18.24%) Windows
3 15 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.92%) FreeBSD
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) CentOS
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.72%) Network Monitoring
2 24 (15.09%) ITIL
2 24 (15.09%) Load Balancing
3 22 (13.84%) Network Design
4 15 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (9.43%) ITIL V3
5 13 (8.18%) Line Management
5 13 (8.18%) Network Management
6 12 (7.55%) DNA
6 12 (7.55%) Network Architecture
6 12 (7.55%) Presales
6 12 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (6.92%) Service Management
8 10 (6.29%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.03%) Change Management
9 8 (5.03%) High Availability
10 7 (4.40%) Project Management
11 6 (3.77%) Migration
11 6 (3.77%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.43%) Python
2 2 (1.26%) Java
2 2 (1.26%) SQL
3 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.63%) C
3 1 (0.63%) C++
3 1 (0.63%) Go
3 1 (0.63%) Perl
3 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 114 (71.70%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (57.86%) CCNP
3 63 (39.62%) CCNA
4 40 (25.16%) CCIE
5 18 (11.32%) JNCIE
5 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
6 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
7 13 (8.18%) CCSP
8 12 (7.55%) CCVP
8 12 (7.55%) JNCIP
9 10 (6.29%) Degree
10 7 (4.40%) CISSP
10 7 (4.40%) JNCIS
11 6 (3.77%) CCDP
11 6 (3.77%) JNCIA
12 5 (3.14%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (2.52%) CCSE
13 4 (2.52%) IISP
13 4 (2.52%) ISSAP
13 4 (2.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) SLA
2 6 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.26%) PMO
3 2 (1.26%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.03%) VMware NSX
3 6 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.63%) XenApp
6 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (7.55%) Nagios
2 5 (3.14%) QRadar
3 4 (2.52%) Ansible
4 3 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.26%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.26%) Netcool
6 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.63%) Cacti
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.63%) Graphite
6 1 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.63%) Nessus
6 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) Puppet
6 1 (0.63%) SCCM
6 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 132 (83.02%) Cisco
2 70 (44.03%) Juniper
3 44 (27.67%) Palo Alto
4 31 (19.50%) SolarWinds
5 29 (18.24%) CheckPoint
6 26 (16.35%) F5
7 19 (11.95%) VMware
8 13 (8.18%) Aruba
8 13 (8.18%) Meraki
9 12 (7.55%) Fortinet
10 11 (6.92%) SonicWALL
11 10 (6.29%) Citrix
11 10 (6.29%) HP
11 10 (6.29%) Microsoft
12 8 (5.03%) Arista
12 8 (5.03%) NetApp
13 6 (3.77%) Splunk
14 5 (3.14%) Google
14 5 (3.14%) Tufin
15 4 (2.52%) Alcatel-Lucent