Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 237 299
Rank change year-on-year -46 +62 -8
Permanent jobs citing BGP 290 483 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 1.38% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 6.46% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 215 402 357
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,800 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +9.47%

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 5430 7475 8587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.60% 21.38% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4315 5991 6993
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,150 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley +14 152 £55,000 -4.35% 5
Berkshire +32 98 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Hampshire -41 82 £42,000 -6.67%
Surrey -82 41 £60,000 +50.00%
Oxfordshire +1 38 £47,000 -21.67% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 16 £67,500 +3.85% 1
Kent +15 6 £47,500 +10.47%
Middlesex +13 5 £40,000 -11.11%
West Sussex -10 3 £72,500 +48.72%
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for BGP.

1 232 (80.00%) OSPF
2 227 (78.28%) Cisco
3 191 (65.86%) Firewall
4 189 (65.17%) Cisco Certification
5 159 (54.83%) MPLS
6 152 (52.41%) CCNP
7 143 (49.31%) Juniper
8 126 (43.45%) WAN
9 107 (36.90%) VPN
9 107 (36.90%) Cisco ASA
10 100 (34.48%) Data Centre
11 88 (30.34%) LAN
11 88 (30.34%) IPsec
12 85 (29.31%) ITIL
12 85 (29.31%) TCP/IP
13 80 (27.59%) DNS
14 79 (27.24%) Ethernet
15 78 (26.90%) F5
16 74 (25.52%) Linux
16 74 (25.52%) Network Design
16 74 (25.52%) Load Balancing
17 73 (25.17%) VLAN
17 73 (25.17%) Network Security
18 71 (24.48%) CCIE
19 65 (22.41%) CheckPoint
19 65 (22.41%) Cisco Nexus
20 64 (22.07%) Palo Alto
21 62 (21.38%) SolarWinds
22 61 (21.03%) Network Monitoring
22 61 (21.03%) EIGRP

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 9 (3.10%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.41%) IIS
3 5 (1.72%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.03%) nginx
5 2 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.72%) IaaS
5 4 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.38%) GitHub
5 4 (1.38%) SaaS
6 3 (1.03%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 232 (80.00%) OSPF
2 191 (65.86%) Firewall
3 159 (54.83%) MPLS
4 126 (43.45%) WAN
5 107 (36.90%) Cisco ASA
5 107 (36.90%) VPN
6 88 (30.34%) IPsec
6 88 (30.34%) LAN
7 85 (29.31%) TCP/IP
8 80 (27.59%) DNS
9 79 (27.24%) Ethernet
10 73 (25.17%) Network Security
10 73 (25.17%) VLAN
11 65 (22.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 61 (21.03%) EIGRP
12 61 (21.03%) Wireless
13 52 (17.93%) SSL
14 48 (16.55%) DHCP
15 46 (15.86%) Internet
16 42 (14.48%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Big Data
4 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.07%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.07%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.38%) Ant
2 4 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.38%) GitLab
2 4 (1.38%) Maven
2 4 (1.38%) Subversion
2 4 (1.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.21%) Finance
3 14 (4.83%) Billing
4 10 (3.45%) Advertising
4 10 (3.45%) Retail
5 8 (2.76%) Military
6 5 (1.72%) Legal
7 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Games
8 2 (0.69%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 187 (64.48%) Network Engineer
2 70 (24.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 29 (10.00%) Network Support
4 28 (9.66%) Architect
4 28 (9.66%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (9.66%) Security Engineer
5 27 (9.31%) Network Architect
5 27 (9.31%) Network Support Engineer
5 27 (9.31%) Support Engineer
6 24 (8.28%) Juniper Engineer
7 23 (7.93%) Cisco Engineer
8 22 (7.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (7.24%) Network Design Engineer
10 19 (6.55%) Consultant
11 17 (5.86%) Design Engineer
12 14 (4.83%) Network Consultant
13 13 (4.48%) IP Engineer
13 13 (4.48%) Network Design Architect
14 12 (4.14%) Network Manager
14 12 (4.14%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.55%) Web Services
2 4 (1.38%) JSON
2 4 (1.38%) REST
2 4 (1.38%) RFC 2547
3 3 (1.03%) Java SE
3 3 (1.03%) SAML
4 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 100 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 40 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.52%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (5.17%) Clustering
6 14 (4.83%) FlexPod
6 14 (4.83%) Virtual Team
7 12 (4.14%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.14%) PKI
8 11 (3.79%) Client/Server
9 9 (3.10%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.72%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (1.38%) CMDB
11 4 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.38%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (1.03%) Replication
13 2 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 74 (25.52%) Linux
2 45 (15.52%) Unix
3 39 (13.45%) Windows
4 12 (4.14%) CentOS
5 10 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.76%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.31%) ITIL
2 74 (25.52%) Load Balancing
2 74 (25.52%) Network Design
3 61 (21.03%) Network Monitoring
4 43 (14.83%) Change Management
4 43 (14.83%) Network Management
5 39 (13.45%) Presales
6 38 (13.10%) Time Management
7 30 (10.34%) Project Management
8 29 (10.00%) Migration
9 28 (9.66%) High Availability
9 28 (9.66%) Mentoring
10 25 (8.62%) Incident Management
11 24 (8.28%) Problem Management
11 24 (8.28%) Service Delivery
12 22 (7.59%) Kalman Filter
12 22 (7.59%) Task Automation
12 22 (7.59%) Web Filtering
13 19 (6.55%) Service Design
14 18 (6.21%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.45%) Python
2 28 (9.66%) Perl
3 23 (7.93%) Bash Shell
4 20 (6.90%) SQL
5 17 (5.86%) Java
6 16 (5.52%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.79%) C
8 9 (3.10%) Ruby
9 8 (2.76%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.41%) C++
11 4 (1.38%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.38%) Scala
12 2 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 189 (65.17%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (52.41%) CCNP
3 71 (24.48%) CCIE
4 53 (18.28%) Degree
5 39 (13.45%) CCNA
5 39 (13.45%) Security Cleared
6 38 (13.10%) SC Cleared
7 22 (7.59%) JNCIA
8 20 (6.90%) JNCIS
9 19 (6.55%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (5.86%) CCDP
10 17 (5.86%) JNCIP
11 16 (5.52%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.07%) CCSP
13 5 (1.72%) CCIE Security
13 5 (1.72%) HND
14 4 (1.38%) CCDA
14 4 (1.38%) CCIP
14 4 (1.38%) JNCIE
15 3 (1.03%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.69%) SLA
2 21 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (7.24%) QA
3 16 (5.52%) PCI DSS
4 12 (4.14%) HIPAA
4 12 (4.14%) PMO
5 7 (2.41%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.03%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.69%) COBIT
7 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.07%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.38%) Docker
5 4 (1.38%) vSphere
6 2 (0.69%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.34%) vCloud
7 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (8.62%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (5.86%) Nagios
3 16 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (5.52%) Terraform
4 14 (4.83%) FortiGate
5 12 (4.14%) SCOM
5 12 (4.14%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (3.45%) Ansible
7 8 (2.76%) Puppet
8 4 (1.38%) Cacti
8 4 (1.38%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.38%) Salt
9 3 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.03%) Opsview
9 3 (1.03%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.03%) vMotion
9 3 (1.03%) WMI
9 3 (1.03%) WSUS
10 1 (0.34%) cPanel
10 1 (0.34%) QRadar
Vendors
1 227 (78.28%) Cisco
2 143 (49.31%) Juniper
3 78 (26.90%) F5
4 65 (22.41%) CheckPoint
5 64 (22.07%) Palo Alto
6 62 (21.38%) SolarWinds
7 41 (14.14%) Microsoft
7 41 (14.14%) VMware
8 34 (11.72%) HP
9 32 (11.03%) Aruba
10 24 (8.28%) Brocade
10 24 (8.28%) Fortinet
11 18 (6.21%) Meraki
12 17 (5.86%) NetScout
13 15 (5.17%) Extreme Networks
14 14 (4.83%) Sourcefire
15 13 (4.48%) Barracuda Networks
15 13 (4.48%) Dell
16 10 (3.45%) 3Com
16 10 (3.45%) Red Hat