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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / South East
Rank 199 224 224
Rank change year-on-year +25 0  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 227 263 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.52% 1.37% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.68% 6.22% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 187 233 214
Median salary £50,000 £48,875 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.30% -2.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £29,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,250 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.72% -4.00%  

BGP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2955 4229 4490
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.78% 22.01% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 3585 3434
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing BGP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +44 56 £45,000 +23.28% 4
Hampshire +37 53 £52,250 +29.01% 4
Oxfordshire +21 39 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Berkshire -42 36 £51,250 +2.50% 4
East Sussex - 26 £40,000 - 2
Middlesex +13 7 £42,500 +6.25%
West Sussex +9 5 £62,500 +56.25%
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £45,000 +52.54% 2
Kent +23 2 £41,000 -16.11% 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 399 (82.10%) OSPF
2 361 (74.28%) Cisco
3 327 (67.28%) Cisco Certification
4 303 (62.35%) MPLS
5 249 (51.23%) Juniper
6 239 (49.18%) CCNP
7 224 (46.09%) Firewall
8 176 (36.21%) WAN
9 145 (29.84%) LAN
10 144 (29.63%) VPN
11 132 (27.16%) DNS
12 128 (26.34%) F5
13 127 (26.13%) CCNA
14 122 (25.10%) Cisco ASA
15 116 (23.87%) Data Centre
16 100 (20.58%) Linux
17 94 (19.34%) EIGRP
17 94 (19.34%) VLAN
18 91 (18.72%) Presales
19 90 (18.52%) VoIP
20 86 (17.70%) Network Design
21 76 (15.64%) Telecoms
22 74 (15.23%) CCIE
23 71 (14.61%) Cisco IOS
24 69 (14.20%) Security Cleared
24 69 (14.20%) Wireless
25 68 (13.99%) Ethernet
26 66 (13.58%) VMware
27 65 (13.37%) Palo Alto
28 64 (13.17%) Spanning Tree

BGP
Top Related 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 13 (2.67%) Skype for Business
2 7 (1.44%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.03%) IIS
4 1 (0.21%) Apache
4 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.67%) MS Office
4 6 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.03%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.82%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.23%) IaaS
2 6 (1.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 399 (82.10%) OSPF
2 303 (62.35%) MPLS
3 224 (46.09%) Firewall
4 176 (36.21%) WAN
5 145 (29.84%) LAN
6 144 (29.63%) VPN
7 132 (27.16%) DNS
8 122 (25.10%) Cisco ASA
9 94 (19.34%) EIGRP
9 94 (19.34%) VLAN
10 90 (18.52%) VoIP
11 71 (14.61%) Cisco IOS
12 69 (14.20%) Wireless
13 68 (13.99%) Ethernet
14 64 (13.17%) IPsec
14 64 (13.17%) Spanning Tree
15 63 (12.96%) Network Security
16 58 (11.93%) DHCP
17 57 (11.73%) TCP/IP
18 55 (11.32%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.26%) MySQL
2 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (0.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.41%) GIS
3 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
General
1 76 (15.64%) Telecoms
2 15 (3.09%) Marketing
3 14 (2.88%) Finance
4 6 (1.23%) Banking
5 4 (0.82%) Advertising
5 4 (0.82%) Back Office
6 3 (0.62%) Billing
6 3 (0.62%) Retail
7 2 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 257 (52.88%) Network Engineer
2 69 (14.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 64 (13.17%) Consultant
4 62 (12.76%) Support Engineer
5 57 (11.73%) Juniper Engineer
6 55 (11.32%) Cisco Engineer
7 51 (10.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 50 (10.29%) Network Consultant
9 34 (7.00%) Architect
9 34 (7.00%) Network Support
10 33 (6.79%) Juniper Support
11 31 (6.38%) Network Architect
12 30 (6.17%) Professional Services Consultant
13 28 (5.76%) Professional Services Engineer
13 28 (5.76%) Professional Services Network Engineer
14 23 (4.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 22 (4.53%) Analyst
15 22 (4.53%) Network Support Engineer
16 21 (4.32%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
16 21 (4.32%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.26%) HTML
2 10 (2.06%) Web Services
3 7 (1.44%) CSS
4 6 (1.23%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.23%) SAX
5 4 (0.82%) REST
6 1 (0.21%) .NET
6 1 (0.21%) COM
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 116 (23.87%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.67%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.85%) PKI
8 8 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (0.82%) Clustering
9 4 (0.82%) iPad
9 4 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.62%) Replication
11 2 (0.41%) Social Network
12 1 (0.21%) Contactless
12 1 (0.21%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.21%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.21%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (20.58%) Linux
2 58 (11.93%) Windows
3 27 (5.56%) Unix
4 15 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.44%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.82%) Debian
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (18.72%) Presales
2 86 (17.70%) Network Design
3 60 (12.35%) Load Balancing
4 51 (10.49%) High Availability
5 50 (10.29%) ITIL
6 34 (7.00%) Migration
7 30 (6.17%) Network Monitoring
8 20 (4.12%) Network Management
9 15 (3.09%) Change Management
9 15 (3.09%) Low Latency
9 15 (3.09%) Network Architecture
10 13 (2.67%) Time Management
11 11 (2.26%) Change Control
11 11 (2.26%) GAP Analysis
11 11 (2.26%) Project Management
12 10 (2.06%) Operations Management
12 10 (2.06%) Service Delivery
13 9 (1.85%) Information Management
13 9 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (1.85%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.94%) Java
2 23 (4.73%) Perl
3 19 (3.91%) Python
4 15 (3.09%) SQL
5 14 (2.88%) Ruby
6 8 (1.65%) C++
7 3 (0.62%) PHP
8 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.21%) C
8 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 327 (67.28%) Cisco Certification
2 239 (49.18%) CCNP
3 127 (26.13%) CCNA
4 74 (15.23%) CCIE
5 69 (14.20%) Security Cleared
6 48 (9.88%) JNCIP
7 47 (9.67%) SC Cleared
8 36 (7.41%) JNCIS
9 33 (6.79%) Degree
10 31 (6.38%) CCSP
11 27 (5.56%) JNCIA
12 16 (3.29%) CCDA
12 16 (3.29%) CCIP
12 16 (3.29%) DV Cleared
13 12 (2.47%) CCDP
13 12 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.23%) JNCIE
15 5 (1.03%) CCVP
16 2 (0.41%) CCSE
17 1 (0.21%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.88%) SLA
2 14 (2.88%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO22301
System Software
1 58 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.94%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
4 13 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.82%) KVM
6 4 (0.82%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (2.88%) Puppet
2 13 (2.67%) Nagios
3 11 (2.26%) FortiGate
4 10 (2.06%) SCOM
5 9 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.82%) vMotion
7 4 (0.82%) WSUS
8 3 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.21%) Ansible
10 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.21%) QRadar
Vendors
1 361 (74.28%) Cisco
2 249 (51.23%) Juniper
3 128 (26.34%) F5
4 66 (13.58%) VMware
5 65 (13.37%) Palo Alto
6 54 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 44 (9.05%) CheckPoint
8 41 (8.44%) Riverbed
9 25 (5.14%) SolarWinds
10 23 (4.73%) Brocade
11 18 (3.70%) Meraki
12 17 (3.50%) HP
13 16 (3.29%) Avaya
14 15 (3.09%) Blue Coat
14 15 (3.09%) Red Hat
15 12 (2.47%) Barracuda Networks
15 12 (2.47%) Nokia
16 11 (2.26%) Huawei
16 11 (2.26%) NETGEAR
16 11 (2.26%) Ubiquiti
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