Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 367 199 251
Rank change year-on-year -168 +52 -14
Permanent jobs citing BGP 193 453 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 1.56% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 8.01% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 129 377 472
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,132 5,653 8,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.92% 19.46% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,965 4,565 6,702
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -89 87 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Berkshire -10 65 £52,500 - 4
Hampshire -84 42 £37,500 -28.23% 6
Surrey -69 25 £45,000 - 2
East Sussex -36 18 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Kent +5 16 £45,000 +4.65%
Oxfordshire -74 16 £61,250 +22.50%
Buckinghamshire -20 6 £73,750 +63.89% 2
Middlesex +7 2 - - 1
West Sussex -9 2 £59,000 -5.60%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 169 (87.56%) OSPF
2 168 (87.05%) Cisco
3 140 (72.54%) Cisco Certification
4 120 (62.18%) CCNP
5 117 (60.62%) Firewall
6 112 (58.03%) MPLS
7 97 (50.26%) WAN
8 94 (48.70%) Juniper
9 87 (45.08%) Cisco ASA
10 77 (39.90%) LAN
11 69 (35.75%) Data Centre
12 68 (35.23%) VPN
13 64 (33.16%) VLAN
14 63 (32.64%) CCNA
15 62 (32.12%) Wireless
16 61 (31.61%) DNS
17 59 (30.57%) Ethernet
18 57 (29.53%) ITIL
19 55 (28.50%) CheckPoint
20 48 (24.87%) Cisco Nexus
21 46 (23.83%) Network Design
22 44 (22.80%) Network Security
22 44 (22.80%) Problem-Solving
23 42 (21.76%) SNMP
24 41 (21.24%) DHCP
25 38 (19.69%) TCP/IP
25 38 (19.69%) VMware
25 38 (19.69%) Palo Alto
26 37 (19.17%) CCIE
26 37 (19.17%) Load Balancing

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 24 (12.44%) IIS
2 4 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.07%) Office 365
3 4 (2.07%) SaaS
4 2 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 169 (87.56%) OSPF
2 117 (60.62%) Firewall
3 112 (58.03%) MPLS
4 97 (50.26%) WAN
5 87 (45.08%) Cisco ASA
6 77 (39.90%) LAN
7 68 (35.23%) VPN
8 64 (33.16%) VLAN
9 62 (32.12%) Wireless
10 61 (31.61%) DNS
11 59 (30.57%) Ethernet
12 48 (24.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 44 (22.80%) Network Security
14 42 (21.76%) SNMP
15 41 (21.24%) DHCP
16 38 (19.69%) TCP/IP
17 36 (18.65%) SSL
17 36 (18.65%) Wireshark
18 34 (17.62%) EIGRP
19 31 (16.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.18%) Finance
3 4 (2.07%) Advertising
4 2 (1.04%) Legal
4 2 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 129 (66.84%) Network Engineer
2 33 (17.10%) Architect
3 32 (16.58%) Cisco Engineer
4 30 (15.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 25 (12.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (12.44%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (11.92%) Security Architect
7 23 (11.92%) Security Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.70%) Network Operations Engineer
8 11 (5.70%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Juniper Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Network Support
9 10 (5.18%) Network Support Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Cisco Support
10 9 (4.66%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Network Specialist
10 9 (4.66%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.63%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.59%) RFC 2547
3 3 (1.55%) JSON
3 3 (1.55%) LDAP
3 3 (1.55%) SAML
4 1 (0.52%) COM
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 69 (35.75%) Data Centre
2 25 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (12.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 23 (11.92%) Cyberthreat
5 14 (7.25%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.18%) Clustering
6 10 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (4.15%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.04%) PKI
9 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Replication
10 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.52%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.13%) Linux
2 22 (11.40%) Windows
3 8 (4.15%) Unix
4 7 (3.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.55%) Debian
6 3 (1.55%) FreeBSD
7 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.53%) ITIL
2 46 (23.83%) Network Design
3 44 (22.80%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (19.17%) Load Balancing
5 35 (18.13%) SIEM
6 34 (17.62%) Network Monitoring
7 33 (17.10%) Incident Management
8 27 (13.99%) Presales
9 26 (13.47%) ITIL V3
10 23 (11.92%) Change Management
10 23 (11.92%) E-Commerce
10 23 (11.92%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 23 (11.92%) Software Optimisation
10 23 (11.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 22 (11.40%) High Availability
12 19 (9.84%) Network Management
13 12 (6.22%) Task Automation
14 11 (5.70%) Capacity Management
15 10 (5.18%) Configuration Management
16 9 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.40%) Python
2 15 (7.77%) Perl
3 13 (6.74%) SQL
4 12 (6.22%) Bash Shell
5 10 (5.18%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.55%) Java
6 3 (1.55%) Ruby
7 2 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 140 (72.54%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (62.18%) CCNP
3 63 (32.64%) CCNA
4 37 (19.17%) CCIE
5 32 (16.58%) CCDP
6 29 (15.03%) JNCIP
7 27 (13.99%) CISSP
8 23 (11.92%) CCSE
8 23 (11.92%) IISP
8 23 (11.92%) ISSAP
8 23 (11.92%) Security Cleared
9 21 (10.88%) SC Cleared
10 16 (8.29%) CCSP
11 12 (6.22%) CCVP
12 10 (5.18%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (4.15%) CCIP
13 8 (4.15%) DV Cleared
13 8 (4.15%) JNCIS
14 7 (3.63%) CCIE Security
14 7 (3.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.74%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.18%) HIPAA
4 8 (4.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (17.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.70%) vSphere
4 6 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.11%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 23 (11.92%) QRadar
2 10 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.18%) Terraform
3 9 (4.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (4.66%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (3.63%) FortiGate
5 6 (3.11%) Ansible
5 6 (3.11%) Puppet
6 5 (2.59%) vCenter Server
7 4 (2.07%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (2.07%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.55%) OSSEC
9 2 (1.04%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.04%) Nagios
10 1 (0.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 168 (87.05%) Cisco
2 94 (48.70%) Juniper
3 55 (28.50%) CheckPoint
4 38 (19.69%) Palo Alto
4 38 (19.69%) VMware
5 29 (15.03%) Fortinet
6 25 (12.95%) SolarWinds
6 25 (12.95%) Splunk
7 23 (11.92%) Forcepoint
7 23 (11.92%) IBM
7 23 (11.92%) LogRhythm
7 23 (11.92%) Tufin
8 19 (9.84%) F5
9 18 (9.33%) Aruba
10 15 (7.77%) Microsoft
11 14 (7.25%) HP
12 12 (6.22%) NetApp
13 10 (5.18%) Dell
14 9 (4.66%) Nimble Storage
15 8 (4.15%) 3Com