Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South West
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 279 291 292
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 -18
Permanent jobs citing BGP 41 57 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.53% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 3.03% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 20
South West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -9.09% +23.03%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £54,750 £63,750
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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,656 1,883 1,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.86% 17.46% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 1,488 1,247
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £22,200
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in the South West

BGP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP in the South West.

Salary trend for BGP in the South West

BGP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in the South West over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for BGP in the South West

BGP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South West region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Wiltshire -23 15 £51,500 +21.18%
Bristol +23 14 £29,750 +14.42% 1
Gloucestershire +7 11 £62,500 -
Somerset 0 1 £55,000 +46.67%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 40 (97.56%) OSPF
2 34 (82.93%) Cisco
3 29 (70.73%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (68.29%) VPN
5 27 (65.85%) CCNP
5 27 (65.85%) Firewall
6 25 (60.98%) TCP/IP
7 23 (56.10%) LAN
7 23 (56.10%) CheckPoint
7 23 (56.10%) EIGRP
7 23 (56.10%) MPLS
8 22 (53.66%) WAN
9 21 (51.22%) IPsec
10 20 (48.78%) Juniper
11 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (43.90%) VoIP
13 16 (39.02%) Wireless
13 16 (39.02%) Cisco Wireless
13 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
14 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
15 14 (34.15%) Network Management
15 14 (34.15%) VPLS
16 13 (31.71%) Presales
16 13 (31.71%) SSL
17 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
18 11 (26.83%) Network Architecture
19 10 (24.39%) Cisco PIX
19 10 (24.39%) Multicast
19 10 (24.39%) Spanning Tree
19 10 (24.39%) RIP

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (97.56%) OSPF
2 28 (68.29%) VPN
3 27 (65.85%) Firewall
4 25 (60.98%) TCP/IP
5 23 (56.10%) EIGRP
5 23 (56.10%) LAN
5 23 (56.10%) MPLS
6 22 (53.66%) WAN
7 21 (51.22%) IPsec
8 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (43.90%) VoIP
10 16 (39.02%) Cisco Wireless
10 16 (39.02%) Wireless
11 14 (34.15%) VPLS
12 13 (31.71%) SSL
13 10 (24.39%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (24.39%) Multicast
13 10 (24.39%) RIP
13 10 (24.39%) Spanning Tree
14 9 (21.95%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Electronics
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Network Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Network Support
4 8 (19.51%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) IP Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) ICT Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Lead Network Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Network Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Presales Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) IT Support
10 1 (2.44%) IT Support Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Principal Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Network Management
2 13 (31.71%) Presales
3 11 (26.83%) Network Architecture
4 7 (17.07%) Network Design
4 7 (17.07%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (14.63%) Capacity Management
6 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
6 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.32%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.44%) Coaching
9 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 29 (70.73%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (65.85%) CCNP
3 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
4 9 (21.95%) DV Cleared
5 8 (19.51%) CCNA
6 7 (17.07%) CCDP
6 7 (17.07%) Degree
6 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.88%) CCIE
8 1 (2.44%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (7.32%) Nessus
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.44%) Opsview
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Cisco
2 23 (56.10%) CheckPoint
3 20 (48.78%) Juniper
4 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
5 5 (12.20%) F5
5 5 (12.20%) SAP
6 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.32%) IronPort
6 3 (7.32%) Symantec
6 3 (7.32%) VMware
7 2 (4.88%) Aruba
7 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.44%) Brocade
8 1 (2.44%) McAfee
8 1 (2.44%) Meraki