Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 275 260 291
Rank change year-on-year -15 +31 +20
Permanent jobs citing BGP 26 57 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 4.02% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 47
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,046 £34,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £45,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 1,514 1,419 1,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.58% 14.57% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,205 1,088 1,502
South West median annual salary £41,000 £44,579 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.03% +6.14% +11.63%
10th Percentile £24,550 £25,425 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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
Gloucestershire -21 11 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Wiltshire -21 8 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Dorset - 4 £57,500 - 1
Devon - 2 £37,000 -
Bristol +26 1 £42,500 +36.58% 1
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 25 (96.15%) OSPF
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 22 (84.62%) Firewall
3 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (76.92%) CCNP
5 19 (73.08%) VPN
5 19 (73.08%) MPLS
6 17 (65.38%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (57.69%) LAN
8 13 (50.00%) Juniper
8 13 (50.00%) Network Design
9 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
10 11 (42.31%) WAN
11 10 (38.46%) VoIP
11 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
12 9 (34.62%) CCNA
12 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
13 8 (30.77%) DNS
14 7 (26.92%) RSVP
15 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
15 6 (23.08%) Wireless
15 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
16 5 (19.23%) Cybercrime
16 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
16 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
16 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
16 5 (19.23%) CCDP
16 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
16 5 (19.23%) SLA

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 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) nginx
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) OSPF
2 22 (84.62%) Firewall
3 19 (73.08%) MPLS
3 19 (73.08%) VPN
4 17 (65.38%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (57.69%) LAN
6 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (42.31%) WAN
8 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
8 10 (38.46%) VoIP
9 8 (30.77%) DNS
10 7 (26.92%) RSVP
11 6 (23.08%) Wireless
12 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
13 4 (15.38%) ADSL
13 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (15.38%) DHCP
13 4 (15.38%) Internet
13 4 (15.38%) iSCSI
13 4 (15.38%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) GitLab
2 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (11.54%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Military
2 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Cybercrime
3 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) Replication
4 3 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Network Design
2 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (15.38%) Innovative Thinking
3 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) Network Management
3 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 3 (11.54%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Presales
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (76.92%) CCNP
3 9 (34.62%) CCNA
3 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) CCDP
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Corosync
1 4 (15.38%) DRBD
1 4 (15.38%) FreeRADIUS
1 4 (15.38%) Postfix
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Ansible
1 4 (15.38%) HAProxy
1 4 (15.38%) Pacemaker
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (3.85%) Nagios
4 1 (3.85%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) Juniper
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
4 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) MikroTik
6 3 (11.54%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) Brocade
7 1 (3.85%) IronPort
7 1 (3.85%) Meraki
7 1 (3.85%) VMware