Period
to 20 February 2018

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

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 312 292
Rank change year-on-year +30 -20 +13
Permanent jobs citing BGP 53 29 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.52% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 1.70% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 50 7 61
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -14.44%
10th Percentile £33,900 £28,850 £26,750
90th Percentile £52,300 £56,750 £53,750
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 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 1,905 1,701 2,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.59% 16.41% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,512 1,381 1,897
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.58% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,700 £58,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 February 2018.

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 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
Wiltshire +21 33 £42,500 +17.24% 2
Dorset - 11 £36,500 - 1
Bristol -15 5 £26,000 -45.26% 2
Gloucestershire +23 2 £52,000 +4.00% 1
Somerset +2 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Cornwall -27 1 £55,000 +22.22% 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 West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 46 (86.79%) Cisco
2 42 (79.25%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (60.38%) EIGRP
3 32 (60.38%) LAN
4 31 (58.49%) WAN
4 31 (58.49%) VMware
4 31 (58.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (54.72%) CCNP
6 28 (52.83%) Root Cause Analysis
7 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
7 27 (50.94%) Cisco IOS
7 27 (50.94%) Nagios
8 26 (49.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (49.06%) Network Monitoring
8 26 (49.06%) Opsview
9 25 (47.17%) DV Cleared
9 25 (47.17%) Incident Management
9 25 (47.17%) Service Management
9 25 (47.17%) SLA
10 24 (45.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 24 (45.28%) Python
10 24 (45.28%) OSPF
10 24 (45.28%) SC Cleared
10 24 (45.28%) Capacity Management
10 24 (45.28%) Wireshark
10 24 (45.28%) Security Patching
10 24 (45.28%) NX-OS
10 24 (45.28%) Cisco LMS
11 22 (41.51%) MPLS
12 19 (35.85%) VPN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 32 (60.38%) EIGRP
1 32 (60.38%) LAN
2 31 (58.49%) WAN
3 27 (50.94%) Cisco IOS
4 26 (49.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (45.28%) NX-OS
5 24 (45.28%) OSPF
5 24 (45.28%) Wireshark
6 22 (41.51%) MPLS
7 19 (35.85%) VPN
8 17 (32.08%) IPsec
9 14 (26.42%) VLAN
10 12 (22.64%) L2TP
10 12 (22.64%) PPP
11 8 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (13.21%) Firewall
13 5 (9.43%) SSL
14 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
14 4 (7.55%) VoIP
14 4 (7.55%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
1 1 (1.89%) Games
1 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.89%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Network Engineer
2 27 (50.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco Consultant
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 4 (7.55%) Consultant
3 4 (7.55%) Network Consultant
4 3 (5.66%) Network Support
5 2 (3.77%) Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Network Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (1.89%) Linux Support
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Network Specialist
6 1 (1.89%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (1.89%) Security Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Security Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Root Cause Analysis
2 26 (49.06%) Network Monitoring
3 25 (47.17%) Incident Management
3 25 (47.17%) Service Management
4 24 (45.28%) Capacity Management
4 24 (45.28%) Security Patching
5 5 (9.43%) Network Management
6 4 (7.55%) Presales
7 3 (5.66%) Break/Fix
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL
8 2 (3.77%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.77%) Proactive Monitoring
9 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.89%) Change Control
9 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.89%) Information Security
9 1 (1.89%) ITSM
9 1 (1.89%) Network Design
9 1 (1.89%) Network Planning
9 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) Python
2 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (79.25%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (54.72%) CCNP
3 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
4 25 (47.17%) DV Cleared
5 24 (45.28%) SC Cleared
6 13 (24.53%) CCNA
7 5 (9.43%) CCIE
8 4 (7.55%) Degree
9 3 (5.66%) CCENT
10 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (47.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (58.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) VMFS
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (50.94%) Nagios
2 26 (49.06%) Opsview
3 24 (45.28%) Cisco LMS
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (3.77%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.89%) Cacti
6 1 (1.89%) Control-M
6 1 (1.89%) OpenView
6 1 (1.89%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.89%) vMotion
Vendors
1 46 (86.79%) Cisco
2 31 (58.49%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) Juniper
4 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.77%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) CommVault
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Meraki
6 1 (1.89%) Solace