Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 281 308
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 -12
Permanent jobs citing BGP 62 46 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.59% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.55% 2.78% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 54 36 58
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% -15.56%
10th Percentile £33,963 £37,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £46,500 £56,875 £52,500
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 1,747 1,655 2,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.74% 15.95% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,394 1,346 1,784
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,210 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 15 August 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 15 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
Wiltshire +17 40 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Bristol +30 15 £34,736 -28.38% 2
Gloucestershire +9 3 - - 2
Somerset +22 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Devon +11 1 - -
Cornwall -3 1 £50,000 -4.76%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 56 (90.32%) Cisco
2 46 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (72.58%) LAN
4 44 (70.97%) WAN
5 42 (67.74%) CCNP
5 42 (67.74%) Network Monitoring
6 41 (66.13%) Wireshark
7 40 (64.52%) EIGRP
8 39 (62.90%) Cisco IOS
9 37 (59.68%) Capacity Management
9 37 (59.68%) Cisco LMS
9 37 (59.68%) Opsview
9 37 (59.68%) VMware
9 37 (59.68%) SLA
10 36 (58.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 36 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (56.45%) Root Cause Analysis
12 34 (54.84%) Python
13 33 (53.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 33 (53.23%) Nagios
13 33 (53.23%) Service Management
13 33 (53.23%) NX-OS
13 33 (53.23%) Security Patching
13 33 (53.23%) Incident Management
14 24 (38.71%) OSPF
15 23 (37.10%) DV Cleared
15 23 (37.10%) Security Cleared
16 21 (33.87%) SC Cleared
17 17 (27.42%) MPLS
17 17 (27.42%) Firewall

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 (1.61%) CloudStack
1 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (72.58%) LAN
2 44 (70.97%) WAN
3 41 (66.13%) Wireshark
4 40 (64.52%) EIGRP
5 39 (62.90%) Cisco IOS
6 36 (58.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 33 (53.23%) NX-OS
8 24 (38.71%) OSPF
9 17 (27.42%) Firewall
9 17 (27.42%) MPLS
10 13 (20.97%) Wireless
11 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
12 10 (16.13%) VPN
13 8 (12.90%) VoIP
14 7 (11.29%) FCoE
14 7 (11.29%) iSCSI
15 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (9.68%) IPsec
15 6 (9.68%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 33 (53.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (80.65%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) Network Support
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Linux Support
4 4 (6.45%) Network Specialist
4 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Network Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Senior Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Junior
6 2 (3.23%) Network Consultant
7 1 (1.61%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Unix
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (67.74%) Network Monitoring
2 37 (59.68%) Capacity Management
3 35 (56.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 33 (53.23%) Incident Management
4 33 (53.23%) Security Patching
4 33 (53.23%) Service Management
5 12 (19.35%) Network Management
6 6 (9.68%) Network Design
7 5 (8.06%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (6.45%) Adaptive Security
8 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.84%) Presales
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.61%) Change Control
10 1 (1.61%) Proactive Monitoring
10 1 (1.61%) Trend Analysis
10 1 (1.61%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) Python
2 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (67.74%) CCNP
3 23 (37.10%) DV Cleared
3 23 (37.10%) Security Cleared
4 21 (33.87%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.06%) Degree
6 4 (6.45%) MCT
7 2 (3.23%) CCIE
7 2 (3.23%) CCNA
8 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (59.68%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) NFS
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (59.68%) Cisco LMS
1 37 (59.68%) Opsview
2 33 (53.23%) Nagios
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (90.32%) Cisco
2 37 (59.68%) VMware
3 14 (22.58%) Juniper
4 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
4 7 (11.29%) SolarWinds
5 4 (6.45%) Brocade
5 4 (6.45%) BT
5 4 (6.45%) Forcepoint
5 4 (6.45%) McAfee
5 4 (6.45%) Meraki
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.45%) Siemens
5 4 (6.45%) Sophos
5 4 (6.45%) WatchGuard
6 3 (4.84%) F5
7 1 (1.61%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (1.61%) Radware