Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 303 377 235
Rank change year-on-year +74 -142 +25
Permanent jobs citing BGP 225 168 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 0.57% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 3.50% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 151 133 309
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,500 £37,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 4,212 4,804 5,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.17% 16.24% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,236 3,771 4,347
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,800 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.58% +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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 +69 105 £42,958 -4.54% 24
Surrey +39 38 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Thames Valley -9 33 £46,250 -26.00% 9
West Sussex +13 32 £47,500 -19.49% 3
Berkshire -22 18 £47,500 -24.00% 5
Kent -1 10 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Buckinghamshire +19 9 £30,750 -9.56% 2
Oxfordshire +31 5 £46,250 -22.92% 2
Home Counties - 5 £30,000 -
East Sussex -1 1 - - 2
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 203 (90.22%) Cisco
2 181 (80.44%) OSPF
3 175 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 164 (72.89%) Firewall
5 161 (71.56%) CCNP
6 105 (46.67%) Juniper
7 100 (44.44%) MPLS
8 99 (44.00%) WAN
9 91 (40.44%) VPN
10 87 (38.67%) LAN
11 80 (35.56%) Data Centre
12 75 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 74 (32.89%) CCNA
14 67 (29.78%) Wireless
15 66 (29.33%) Cisco ASA
16 60 (26.67%) Palo Alto
17 56 (24.89%) HSRP
17 56 (24.89%) CheckPoint
18 54 (24.00%) Network Security
19 51 (22.67%) IPsec
20 49 (21.78%) DNS
20 49 (21.78%) JNCIS
21 47 (20.89%) Cisco Nexus
22 45 (20.00%) Load Balancing
22 45 (20.00%) Internet
23 38 (16.89%) Linux
24 36 (16.00%) VRRP
24 36 (16.00%) SolarWinds
25 35 (15.56%) SNMP
26 34 (15.11%) CCIE

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 5 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.78%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.11%) Office 365
4 4 (1.78%) SaaS
5 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 181 (80.44%) OSPF
2 164 (72.89%) Firewall
3 100 (44.44%) MPLS
4 99 (44.00%) WAN
5 91 (40.44%) VPN
6 87 (38.67%) LAN
7 75 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 67 (29.78%) Wireless
9 66 (29.33%) Cisco ASA
10 56 (24.89%) HSRP
11 54 (24.00%) Network Security
12 51 (22.67%) IPsec
13 49 (21.78%) DNS
14 47 (20.89%) Cisco Nexus
15 45 (20.00%) Internet
16 36 (16.00%) VRRP
17 35 (15.56%) SNMP
18 31 (13.78%) VoIP
19 30 (13.33%) Ethernet
20 29 (12.89%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.78%) MySQL
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 9 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (11.56%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.78%) Aerospace
3 12 (5.33%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.67%) Retail
5 4 (1.78%) Finance
6 3 (1.33%) Advertising
6 3 (1.33%) Electronics
6 3 (1.33%) French Language
6 3 (1.33%) Law
6 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (64.89%) Network Engineer
2 32 (14.22%) Security Engineer
3 25 (11.11%) IP Engineer
3 25 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 22 (9.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (9.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 19 (8.44%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (6.67%) Architect
7 14 (6.22%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (6.22%) Wireless Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) IP Network Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Network Architect
8 12 (5.33%) NOC Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) Network Support
10 9 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.00%) Designer
10 9 (4.00%) Juniper Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Network Designer
11 7 (3.11%) Customer Engineer
11 7 (3.11%) IP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.11%) 802.1X
1 7 (3.11%) LDAP
2 5 (2.22%) Web Services
3 2 (0.89%) JSON
4 1 (0.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (35.56%) Data Centre
2 28 (12.44%) Management Information System
3 21 (9.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 19 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.67%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.22%) IVR
6 5 (2.22%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.78%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.78%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.33%) PKI
8 3 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.89%) Clustering
10 1 (0.44%) BYOD
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Replication
10 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.89%) Linux
2 30 (13.33%) Windows
3 26 (11.56%) Unix
4 6 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.22%) CentOS
6 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 33 (14.67%) Kalman Filter
3 31 (13.78%) Incident Management
4 28 (12.44%) Project Delivery
5 26 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (11.11%) Change Control
7 24 (10.67%) ITIL
8 23 (10.22%) Network Design
9 18 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (8.00%) Proactive Management
10 17 (7.56%) Configuration Management
11 15 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
12 14 (6.22%) Network Architecture
13 13 (5.78%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (5.33%) Network Management
15 11 (4.89%) Migration
15 11 (4.89%) Presales
15 11 (4.89%) Problem Management
15 11 (4.89%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.22%) Python
2 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.89%) C
3 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.89%) Ruby
4 1 (0.44%) C++
4 1 (0.44%) Go
4 1 (0.44%) Java
4 1 (0.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 161 (71.56%) CCNP
3 74 (32.89%) CCNA
4 49 (21.78%) JNCIS
5 34 (15.11%) CCIE
6 33 (14.67%) JNCIP
7 31 (13.78%) Security Cleared
8 22 (9.78%) Degree
8 22 (9.78%) SC Cleared
9 20 (8.89%) CCDP
9 20 (8.89%) JNCIE
10 16 (7.11%) CCSA
10 16 (7.11%) CCSE
11 15 (6.67%) JNCIA
12 14 (6.22%) CISSP
13 9 (4.00%) CCIE Service Provider
13 9 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
14 8 (3.56%) CCMSE
15 4 (1.78%) DV Cleared
16 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) COBIT
2 1 (0.44%) GDPR
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.44%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.78%) iptables
4 4 (1.78%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.78%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (4.89%) FortiGate
3 9 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (3.56%) Nagios
5 7 (3.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (1.78%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.78%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.78%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.78%) vMotion
8 1 (0.44%) Ansible
8 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.44%) Puppet
8 1 (0.44%) QRadar
8 1 (0.44%) SCCM
8 1 (0.44%) WSUS
8 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 203 (90.22%) Cisco
2 105 (46.67%) Juniper
3 60 (26.67%) Palo Alto
4 56 (24.89%) CheckPoint
5 36 (16.00%) SolarWinds
6 28 (12.44%) F5
6 28 (12.44%) Fortinet
7 23 (10.22%) Aruba
7 23 (10.22%) Citrix
8 19 (8.44%) Brocade
8 19 (8.44%) VMware
9 16 (7.11%) Meraki
9 16 (7.11%) NetApp
10 15 (6.67%) Huawei
11 14 (6.22%) Ruckus Wireless
12 12 (5.33%) Microsoft
13 11 (4.89%) ServiceNow
14 10 (4.44%) Symantec
15 9 (4.00%) BMC
15 9 (4.00%) Remedy