Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 374 230 255
Rank change year-on-year -144 +25 +1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 164 396 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 1.36% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.42% 7.38% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 133 312 398
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £37,750 £33,750 £32,350
90th Percentile £67,700 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 4,796 5,366 7,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.18% 18.43% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,778 4,303 6,302
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.58% +2.65%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -98 73 £62,500 +8.70% 8
Berkshire -45 55 £62,500 +8.70% 7
Hampshire -78 30 £45,000 -0.55% 3
Surrey -30 22 £45,000 - 2
East Sussex -27 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Kent +10 16 £42,500 -5.56%
Oxfordshire -54 13 £60,000 +20.00%
West Sussex +9 5 £59,000 -10.94%
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £34,000 -47.69% 1
Middlesex +8 2 - -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 147 (89.63%) Cisco
2 124 (75.61%) Cisco Certification
3 123 (75.00%) OSPF
4 102 (62.20%) Firewall
4 102 (62.20%) MPLS
5 100 (60.98%) CCNP
6 88 (53.66%) Juniper
7 75 (45.73%) WAN
8 69 (42.07%) Cisco ASA
9 58 (35.37%) Data Centre
10 57 (34.76%) CCNA
11 50 (30.49%) Wireless
12 47 (28.66%) LAN
13 42 (25.61%) CCIE
14 41 (25.00%) VPN
15 40 (24.39%) VLAN
16 38 (23.17%) Palo Alto
17 36 (21.95%) DNS
17 36 (21.95%) Linux
18 34 (20.73%) CheckPoint
19 33 (20.12%) Ethernet
19 33 (20.12%) EIGRP
20 31 (18.90%) Cisco Nexus
21 28 (17.07%) SolarWinds
21 28 (17.07%) Cisco IOS
22 27 (16.46%) Network Design
23 26 (15.85%) Network Security
24 24 (14.63%) ITIL
24 24 (14.63%) TCP/IP
25 23 (14.02%) SNMP

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 12 (7.32%) IIS
2 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (3.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.44%) Office 365
3 3 (1.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (75.00%) OSPF
2 102 (62.20%) Firewall
2 102 (62.20%) MPLS
3 75 (45.73%) WAN
4 69 (42.07%) Cisco ASA
5 50 (30.49%) Wireless
6 47 (28.66%) LAN
7 41 (25.00%) VPN
8 40 (24.39%) VLAN
9 36 (21.95%) DNS
10 33 (20.12%) EIGRP
10 33 (20.12%) Ethernet
11 31 (18.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (17.07%) Cisco IOS
13 26 (15.85%) Network Security
14 24 (14.63%) TCP/IP
15 23 (14.02%) DHCP
15 23 (14.02%) SNMP
16 21 (12.80%) IPsec
17 20 (12.20%) Cisco Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (7.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.27%) Finance
3 3 (1.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.22%) Electronics
4 2 (1.22%) French Language
4 2 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) German Language
5 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 117 (71.34%) Network Engineer
2 30 (18.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (15.85%) Architect
4 22 (13.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (10.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (7.93%) Security Architect
7 13 (7.93%) Security Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.10%) Juniper Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Network Specialist
8 10 (6.10%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Network Operations Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Operations Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Project Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) IP Architect
11 6 (3.66%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.66%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.44%) LDAP
3 3 (1.83%) SAML
4 2 (1.22%) JSON
5 1 (0.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 58 (35.37%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.32%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.27%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.95%) Linux
2 23 (14.02%) Windows
3 16 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.93%) FreeBSD
5 4 (2.44%) Unix
5 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.83%) Debian
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.46%) Network Design
2 24 (14.63%) ITIL
3 23 (14.02%) Network Monitoring
4 22 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 20 (12.20%) Load Balancing
6 17 (10.37%) ITIL V3
6 17 (10.37%) Presales
7 16 (9.76%) SIEM
8 13 (7.93%) DNA
9 12 (7.32%) Change Management
9 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.32%) Incident Management
9 12 (7.32%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 12 (7.32%) Software Optimisation
9 12 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (6.10%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.88%) Capacity Management
12 8 (4.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.10%) Python
2 2 (1.22%) C
2 2 (1.22%) Java
2 2 (1.22%) Perl
2 2 (1.22%) Ruby
2 2 (1.22%) SQL
3 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 124 (75.61%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (60.98%) CCNP
3 57 (34.76%) CCNA
4 42 (25.61%) CCIE
5 18 (10.98%) CCSP
5 18 (10.98%) Security Cleared
6 17 (10.37%) JNCIP
7 16 (9.76%) CCVP
8 15 (9.15%) CISSP
9 14 (8.54%) CCDP
9 14 (8.54%) SC Cleared
10 12 (7.32%) CCSE
10 12 (7.32%) IISP
10 12 (7.32%) ISSAP
11 9 (5.49%) Degree
12 8 (4.88%) JNCIA
12 8 (4.88%) JNCIE
13 5 (3.05%) DV Cleared
13 5 (3.05%) JNCIS
14 4 (2.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.61%) COBIT
5 1 (0.61%) QA
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.88%) vSphere
4 3 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.83%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) QRadar
2 6 (3.66%) Ansible
3 5 (3.05%) Nagios
4 4 (2.44%) Puppet
4 4 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (2.44%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.83%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.83%) OSSEC
6 2 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.61%) Netcool
7 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) SCCM
7 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 147 (89.63%) Cisco
2 88 (53.66%) Juniper
3 38 (23.17%) Palo Alto
4 34 (20.73%) CheckPoint
5 28 (17.07%) SolarWinds
6 23 (14.02%) VMware
7 20 (12.20%) F5
8 19 (11.59%) Fortinet
9 15 (9.15%) Forcepoint
9 15 (9.15%) Splunk
10 14 (8.54%) Microsoft
11 13 (7.93%) SonicWALL
12 12 (7.32%) IBM
12 12 (7.32%) LogRhythm
12 12 (7.32%) Tufin
13 9 (5.49%) Aruba
14 8 (4.88%) Meraki
15 7 (4.27%) HP
16 5 (3.05%) Barracuda Networks
16 5 (3.05%) Dell