Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South West
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 302 279
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23 +45
Permanent jobs citing BGP 57 39 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.53% 0.38% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.04% 2.46% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 52 20 87
South West median annual salary £42,500 £46,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +23.03% -40.39%
10th Percentile £24,000 £36,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £54,750 £63,750 £49,450
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 1,874 1,584 2,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.51% 15.57% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,247 1,843
South West median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% +2.04%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 37 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Bristol -5 10 £26,000 -46.39% 4
Dorset - 4 £36,500 -
Gloucestershire +14 2 - -
Cornwall -19 2 £52,500 -
Somerset +25 1 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Devon +7 1 - -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (80.70%) Cisco
2 42 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (61.40%) EIGRP
4 34 (59.65%) CCNP
5 33 (57.89%) LAN
6 32 (56.14%) WAN
7 30 (52.63%) VMware
7 30 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (50.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 28 (49.12%) Wireshark
9 28 (49.12%) Network Monitoring
9 28 (49.12%) Cisco LMS
9 28 (49.12%) Opsview
9 28 (49.12%) OSPF
10 27 (47.37%) Cisco IOS
11 26 (45.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (43.86%) Incident Management
12 25 (43.86%) Service Management
13 24 (42.11%) Nagios
13 24 (42.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 24 (42.11%) Python
13 24 (42.11%) SLA
13 24 (42.11%) Capacity Management
13 24 (42.11%) DV Cleared
13 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
13 24 (42.11%) NX-OS
13 24 (42.11%) Security Patching
14 23 (40.35%) MPLS
15 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
16 13 (22.81%) 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 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 35 (61.40%) EIGRP
2 33 (57.89%) LAN
3 32 (56.14%) WAN
4 28 (49.12%) OSPF
4 28 (49.12%) Wireshark
5 27 (47.37%) Cisco IOS
6 26 (45.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (42.11%) NX-OS
8 23 (40.35%) MPLS
9 13 (22.81%) VPN
10 12 (21.05%) Firewall
10 12 (21.05%) IPsec
11 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 7 (12.28%) VPLS
12 7 (12.28%) Wireless
13 6 (10.53%) VLAN
13 6 (10.53%) VoIP
14 5 (8.77%) iSCSI
14 5 (8.77%) SSL
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Network Engineer
2 24 (42.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Network Support
4 5 (8.77%) Cisco Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Linux Support
4 5 (8.77%) Network Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Network Specialist
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) CentOS
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 28 (49.12%) Network Monitoring
3 25 (43.86%) Incident Management
3 25 (43.86%) Service Management
4 24 (42.11%) Capacity Management
4 24 (42.11%) Security Patching
5 8 (14.04%) Network Management
6 6 (10.53%) Presales
7 3 (5.26%) Break/Fix
7 3 (5.26%) Network Design
8 2 (3.51%) ITIL
9 1 (1.75%) Acceptance Criteria
9 1 (1.75%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (1.75%) Information Security
9 1 (1.75%) IT Strategy
9 1 (1.75%) ITSM
9 1 (1.75%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.75%) Network Planning
9 1 (1.75%) Network Virtualisation
9 1 (1.75%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) Python
2 2 (3.51%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (59.65%) CCNP
3 24 (42.11%) DV Cleared
3 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
5 8 (14.04%) Degree
6 6 (10.53%) CCNA
7 5 (8.77%) CCIE
8 1 (1.75%) CCENT
8 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (49.12%) Cisco LMS
1 28 (49.12%) Opsview
2 24 (42.11%) Nagios
3 9 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 46 (80.70%) Cisco
2 30 (52.63%) VMware
3 10 (17.54%) Juniper
4 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.77%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.75%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Meraki