Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South West
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 292 263 285
Rank change year-on-year -29 +22 +37
Permanent jobs citing BGP 27 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.67% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 4.36% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 61 48
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,850 £34,459 £35,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £50,600
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 1,726 1,583 1,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.55% 15.47% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,378 1,249 1,485
South West median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Gloucestershire -8 13 £50,000 - 1
Bristol +12 4 £35,000 +0.76%
Wiltshire -56 4 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Dorset - 4 £57,500 - 1
Somerset +2 1 £42,500 +30.77%
Devon - 1 £31,500 - 2
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 25 (92.59%) OSPF
2 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 21 (77.78%) Firewall
3 19 (70.37%) MPLS
4 18 (66.67%) VPN
4 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (62.96%) CCNP
6 16 (59.26%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (51.85%) Data Centre
7 14 (51.85%) Juniper
7 14 (51.85%) LAN
8 13 (48.15%) Network Design
9 11 (40.74%) WAN
10 10 (37.04%) VoIP
10 10 (37.04%) CCNA
10 10 (37.04%) Degree
11 9 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
12 8 (29.63%) EIGRP
13 7 (25.93%) RSVP
13 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
14 6 (22.22%) DNS
14 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
14 6 (22.22%) Internet
14 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
14 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
15 5 (18.52%) Network Management
15 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
15 5 (18.52%) Skype

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 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) OSPF
2 21 (77.78%) Firewall
3 19 (70.37%) MPLS
4 18 (66.67%) VPN
5 16 (59.26%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (51.85%) LAN
7 11 (40.74%) WAN
8 10 (37.04%) VoIP
9 9 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (29.63%) EIGRP
11 7 (25.93%) RSVP
11 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
12 6 (22.22%) DNS
12 6 (22.22%) Internet
13 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (18.52%) NX-OS
13 5 (18.52%) Skype
14 4 (14.81%) Cisco Firepower
14 4 (14.81%) Cisco Wireless
14 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) GitLab
2 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.81%) Public Sector
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Lead Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Network Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Support
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.41%) Network Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Network Design
2 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
3 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Network Management
4 5 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (14.81%) Innovative Thinking
5 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
5 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
6 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C
2 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (62.96%) CCNP
3 10 (37.04%) CCNA
3 10 (37.04%) Degree
4 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Corosync
1 4 (14.81%) DRBD
1 4 (14.81%) FreeRADIUS
1 4 (14.81%) Postfix
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
1 4 (14.81%) HAProxy
1 4 (14.81%) Pacemaker
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
3 2 (7.41%) Opsview
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Juniper
3 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
4 4 (14.81%) MikroTik
5 3 (11.11%) Brocade
5 3 (11.11%) F5
5 3 (11.11%) Meraki
5 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) IronPort