Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South East
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 303 386
Rank change year-on-year +72 +83 -156
Permanent jobs citing BGP 111 227 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 0.86% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 5.31% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 111 154 140
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,909 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.49% - -

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 2,070 4,275 4,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.86% 16.15% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,602 3,296 3,918
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,675
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +47 58 £41,000 -4.56% 6
Surrey +77 24 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Thames Valley +89 16 £55,000 +22.22% 4
West Sussex +26 11 £70,000 +47.37%
Berkshire +78 8 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Buckinghamshire +57 5 £52,500 +61.54%
Oxfordshire +39 3 £75,000 +62.16% 1
Kent +45 2 £50,000 -13.04%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 99 (89.19%) Cisco
2 84 (75.68%) OSPF
3 81 (72.97%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (63.06%) CCNP
5 62 (55.86%) Juniper
6 60 (54.05%) Firewall
7 57 (51.35%) WAN
8 43 (38.74%) CCNA
9 42 (37.84%) TCP/IP
10 41 (36.94%) MPLS
11 39 (35.14%) LAN
12 36 (32.43%) Data Centre
13 32 (28.83%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (28.83%) JNCIS
14 27 (24.32%) VPN
15 23 (20.72%) Network Design
15 23 (20.72%) Wireless
15 23 (20.72%) Brocade
15 23 (20.72%) JNCIA
16 22 (19.82%) Load Balancing
16 22 (19.82%) Network Security
16 22 (19.82%) Internet
17 21 (18.92%) IPsec
18 20 (18.02%) VLAN
18 20 (18.02%) SolarWinds
19 19 (17.12%) Palo Alto
20 18 (16.22%) HSRP
21 17 (15.32%) Cybersecurity
21 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (15.32%) 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) assyst
1 3 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Slack
3 2 (1.80%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (75.68%) OSPF
2 60 (54.05%) Firewall
3 57 (51.35%) WAN
4 42 (37.84%) TCP/IP
5 41 (36.94%) MPLS
6 39 (35.14%) LAN
7 32 (28.83%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (24.32%) VPN
9 23 (20.72%) Wireless
10 22 (19.82%) Internet
10 22 (19.82%) Network Security
11 21 (18.92%) IPsec
12 20 (18.02%) VLAN
13 18 (16.22%) HSRP
14 17 (15.32%) EIGRP
15 16 (14.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (12.61%) Multicast
17 12 (10.81%) VoIP
17 12 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (9.91%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) Big Data
2 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.41%) Military
4 4 (3.60%) Korean Language
5 2 (1.80%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 17 (15.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (9.01%) IP Engineer
4 9 (8.11%) Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Core Network Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) IP Network Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Data Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Network Architect
7 6 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Cisco Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Cisco Network Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Juniper Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.60%) CSS
3 3 (2.70%) jQuery
3 3 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.91%) DataPower
3 11 (9.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.70%) CESG
4 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.90%) BYOD
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Linux
2 16 (14.41%) Windows
3 12 (10.81%) Unix
4 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.90%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Network Design
2 22 (19.82%) Load Balancing
3 17 (15.32%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (15.32%) ITIL
4 13 (11.71%) Incident Management
5 11 (9.91%) Analytics
5 11 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (9.01%) Proactive Management
7 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.11%) Big Data Analytics
7 9 (8.11%) Customer-Centricity
7 9 (8.11%) Data Analytics
7 9 (8.11%) Network Management
8 7 (6.31%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (6.31%) Network Optimisation
9 6 (5.41%) Change Control
9 6 (5.41%) Change Management
9 6 (5.41%) Creative Thinking
9 6 (5.41%) DevOps
9 6 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) Python
2 3 (2.70%) C++
2 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.70%) Perl
2 3 (2.70%) PHP
2 3 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (72.97%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (63.06%) CCNP
3 43 (38.74%) CCNA
4 32 (28.83%) JNCIS
5 23 (20.72%) JNCIA
6 11 (9.91%) CCIE
6 11 (9.91%) JNCIP
6 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
7 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 7 (6.31%) CCDP
9 6 (5.41%) Degree
9 6 (5.41%) DV Cleared
10 5 (4.50%) HNC
11 4 (3.60%) CCIP
11 4 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (2.70%) JNCIE
12 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.80%) CCSA
14 1 (0.90%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.50%) VMware NSX
3 3 (2.70%) Docker
3 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Ansible
2 5 (4.50%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.70%) Amdocs OSS
3 3 (2.70%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.70%) Icinga
3 3 (2.70%) Observium
3 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.70%) Puppet
3 3 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.70%) Terraform
4 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 99 (89.19%) Cisco
2 62 (55.86%) Juniper
3 23 (20.72%) Brocade
4 20 (18.02%) SolarWinds
5 19 (17.12%) Palo Alto
6 14 (12.61%) F5
7 13 (11.71%) CheckPoint
7 13 (11.71%) VMware
8 12 (10.81%) Citrix
9 11 (9.91%) Aruba
9 11 (9.91%) Fortinet
9 11 (9.91%) IBM
9 11 (9.91%) Meraki
10 10 (9.01%) Foundry
11 9 (8.11%) Nokia
12 6 (5.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 5 (4.50%) NetApp
14 4 (3.60%) Radware
14 4 (3.60%) Ruckus Wireless
14 4 (3.60%) YouTube