Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 213 282
Rank change year-on-year -131 +69 -36
Permanent jobs citing BGP 216 488 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 1.56% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.96% 7.34% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 156 412 431
South East median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,325 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 5,455 6,644 8,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.24% 21.23% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,263 5,308 6,871
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -44 104 £50,000 - 12
Berkshire -1 71 £52,500 - 5
Hampshire -108 58 £37,500 -25.00% 14
Surrey -82 27 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Oxfordshire -34 25 £47,000 -6.00% 3
East Sussex -20 15 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 8 £67,500 +81.21% 4
Kent +13 6 £49,125 +14.24%
West Sussex -10 3 £72,500 +45.00% 1
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 189 (87.50%) OSPF
2 175 (81.02%) Cisco
3 146 (67.59%) Cisco Certification
4 145 (67.13%) Firewall
5 128 (59.26%) MPLS
6 119 (55.09%) CCNP
7 115 (53.24%) WAN
8 92 (42.59%) VPN
9 88 (40.74%) Juniper
10 85 (39.35%) ITIL
11 81 (37.50%) Ethernet
12 80 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
13 75 (34.72%) Data Centre
14 74 (34.26%) LAN
15 72 (33.33%) VLAN
16 65 (30.09%) IPsec
17 62 (28.70%) Wireless
17 62 (28.70%) DNS
18 60 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
19 58 (26.85%) Network Security
20 57 (26.39%) TCP/IP
20 57 (26.39%) CCNA
21 53 (24.54%) Linux
21 53 (24.54%) CheckPoint
21 53 (24.54%) Load Balancing
22 52 (24.07%) SSL
23 49 (22.69%) Network Design
24 48 (22.22%) SNMP
24 48 (22.22%) EIGRP
24 48 (22.22%) Network Monitoring

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 15 (6.94%) IIS
2 4 (1.85%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.85%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.39%) nginx
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.31%) SaaS
3 4 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.85%) GitHub
4 3 (1.39%) IaaS
4 3 (1.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 189 (87.50%) OSPF
2 145 (67.13%) Firewall
3 128 (59.26%) MPLS
4 115 (53.24%) WAN
5 92 (42.59%) VPN
6 81 (37.50%) Ethernet
7 80 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
8 74 (34.26%) LAN
9 72 (33.33%) VLAN
10 65 (30.09%) IPsec
11 62 (28.70%) DNS
11 62 (28.70%) Wireless
12 60 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 58 (26.85%) Network Security
14 57 (26.39%) TCP/IP
15 52 (24.07%) SSL
16 48 (22.22%) EIGRP
16 48 (22.22%) SNMP
17 44 (20.37%) DHCP
18 43 (19.91%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.31%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.85%) Ant
2 4 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.85%) GitLab
2 4 (1.85%) Maven
2 4 (1.85%) Subversion
2 4 (1.85%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (8.80%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.02%) Advertising
3 12 (5.56%) Finance
4 6 (2.78%) Billing
4 6 (2.78%) Retail
5 5 (2.31%) Military
6 4 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 134 (62.04%) Network Engineer
2 31 (14.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 29 (13.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (11.11%) Architect
6 19 (8.80%) Network Support
6 19 (8.80%) Network Support Engineer
6 19 (8.80%) Support Engineer
7 16 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (7.41%) Security Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) Network Manager
9 12 (5.56%) Network Architect
9 12 (5.56%) Security Architect
9 12 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.17%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) Cisco Support
10 9 (4.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Consultant
11 7 (3.24%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.63%) Web Services
2 7 (3.24%) RFC 2547
3 5 (2.31%) JSON
4 4 (1.85%) REST
5 3 (1.39%) LDAP
5 3 (1.39%) SAML
6 2 (0.93%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 75 (34.72%) Data Centre
2 30 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (11.57%) Computer Science
4 20 (9.26%) Clustering
5 16 (7.41%) Management Information System
6 13 (6.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (5.56%) Client/Server
7 12 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (2.78%) FlexPod
9 6 (2.78%) PKI
10 5 (2.31%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.93%) Replication
12 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.54%) Linux
2 34 (15.74%) Windows
3 20 (9.26%) Unix
4 8 (3.70%) CentOS
5 6 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.31%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.35%) ITIL
2 53 (24.54%) Load Balancing
3 49 (22.69%) Network Design
4 48 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 46 (21.30%) Network Management
6 38 (17.59%) Change Management
7 36 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 35 (16.20%) High Availability
9 27 (12.50%) SIEM
10 24 (11.11%) Task Automation
11 22 (10.19%) ITIL V3
11 22 (10.19%) Presales
12 21 (9.72%) Project Management
13 19 (8.80%) Capacity Management
14 12 (5.56%) ITSM
14 12 (5.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 12 (5.56%) Service Delivery
14 12 (5.56%) Service Design
14 12 (5.56%) Software Optimisation
14 12 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.13%) Python
2 28 (12.96%) Perl
3 27 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 25 (11.57%) SQL
5 24 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.70%) Java
7 5 (2.31%) C
8 4 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.85%) Ruby
8 4 (1.85%) Scala
9 3 (1.39%) C++
9 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 146 (67.59%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (55.09%) CCNP
3 57 (26.39%) CCNA
4 41 (18.98%) CCIE
5 33 (15.28%) Degree
6 28 (12.96%) SC Cleared
6 28 (12.96%) Security Cleared
7 26 (12.04%) CCDP
8 21 (9.72%) JNCIP
9 15 (6.94%) CISSP
10 14 (6.48%) JNCIA
11 13 (6.02%) DV Cleared
12 12 (5.56%) CCSE
12 12 (5.56%) IISP
12 12 (5.56%) ISSAP
12 12 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (5.56%) JNCIS
13 10 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (4.17%) CCIP
15 6 (2.78%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (10.19%) PCI DSS
2 20 (9.26%) HIPAA
3 14 (6.48%) SLA
4 13 (6.02%) QA
5 2 (0.93%) PMO
5 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 32 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.09%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.78%) VMware NSX
4 6 (2.78%) vSphere
5 5 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.85%) Docker
7 3 (1.39%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 24 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (11.11%) Terraform
2 12 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (5.56%) QRadar
3 9 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (3.70%) Nagios
5 7 (3.24%) FortiGate
6 6 (2.78%) Ansible
6 6 (2.78%) Puppet
6 6 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (2.31%) Cacti
8 4 (1.85%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.85%) Salt
8 4 (1.85%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 175 (81.02%) Cisco
2 88 (40.74%) Juniper
3 53 (24.54%) CheckPoint
4 43 (19.91%) F5
4 43 (19.91%) Palo Alto
5 39 (18.06%) SolarWinds
6 34 (15.74%) VMware
7 30 (13.89%) HP
8 29 (13.43%) Aruba
9 26 (12.04%) Fortinet
10 20 (9.26%) Microsoft
11 17 (7.87%) Dell
12 14 (6.48%) 3Com
12 14 (6.48%) Forcepoint
13 13 (6.02%) NetScout
14 12 (5.56%) IBM
14 12 (5.56%) LogRhythm
14 12 (5.56%) Meraki
14 12 (5.56%) Splunk
14 12 (5.56%) Tufin