Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 316 301
Rank change year-on-year +34 -15 -4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 48 25 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.23% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 1.26% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 13 54
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,750 £27,500 £32,950
90th Percentile £46,500 £52,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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 1793 1983 2256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.43% 18.42% 18.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1630 1977
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £63,000
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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +26 29 £45,000 +42.86%
Dorset - 8 £36,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +28 6 £40,000 -
Bristol -28 3 £45,000 -
Somerset -3 2 £45,000 +50.00%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 47 (97.92%) Cisco
2 37 (77.08%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (68.75%) EIGRP
3 33 (68.75%) LAN
4 32 (66.67%) WAN
4 32 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 31 (64.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (62.50%) SC Cleared
6 30 (62.50%) CCNP
7 29 (60.42%) Wireshark
8 28 (58.33%) Nagios
9 27 (56.25%) Incident Management
9 27 (56.25%) Cisco IOS
9 27 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (56.25%) VMware
9 27 (56.25%) Network Monitoring
9 27 (56.25%) Opsview
9 27 (56.25%) Capacity Management
10 26 (54.17%) DV Cleared
10 26 (54.17%) SLA
10 26 (54.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 25 (52.08%) Python
11 25 (52.08%) Service Management
11 25 (52.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 25 (52.08%) Security Patching
11 25 (52.08%) NX-OS
11 25 (52.08%) Cisco LMS
12 17 (35.42%) OSPF
13 15 (31.25%) VPN
14 14 (29.17%) VLAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (68.75%) EIGRP
1 33 (68.75%) LAN
2 32 (66.67%) WAN
3 31 (64.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 29 (60.42%) Wireshark
5 27 (56.25%) Cisco IOS
6 25 (52.08%) NX-OS
7 17 (35.42%) OSPF
8 15 (31.25%) VPN
9 14 (29.17%) VLAN
10 10 (20.83%) Firewall
10 10 (20.83%) MPLS
11 8 (16.67%) IPsec
11 8 (16.67%) PPP
12 7 (14.58%) L2TP
13 6 (12.50%) HSRP
13 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 5 (10.42%) FTP
14 5 (10.42%) HTTP
14 5 (10.42%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 26 (54.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.33%) Military
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Expert
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Support
3 1 (2.08%) Design Engineer
3 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (2.08%) Network Administrator
3 1 (2.08%) Network Analyst
3 1 (2.08%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (2.08%) Network Support
3 1 (2.08%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (2.08%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (2.08%) Security Engineer
3 1 (2.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) VMS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Capacity Management
1 27 (56.25%) Incident Management
1 27 (56.25%) Network Monitoring
2 25 (52.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 25 (52.08%) Security Patching
2 25 (52.08%) Service Management
3 4 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (8.33%) Data Encryption
3 4 (8.33%) Data Security
3 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 4 (8.33%) Performance Measurement
3 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.17%) Change Management
5 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL
5 2 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) Python
2 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (77.08%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 30 (62.50%) CCNP
3 30 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 26 (54.17%) DV Cleared
5 9 (18.75%) CCNA
6 2 (4.17%) CCENT
6 2 (4.17%) CCIE
7 1 (2.08%) CCMSE
7 1 (2.08%) CCSA
7 1 (2.08%) CCSE
7 1 (2.08%) Degree
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (54.17%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMFS
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (58.33%) Nagios
2 27 (56.25%) Opsview
3 25 (52.08%) Cisco LMS
4 4 (8.33%) Nessus
5 2 (4.17%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.08%) Cacti
6 1 (2.08%) Control-M
6 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.08%) OpenView
6 1 (2.08%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Cisco
2 27 (56.25%) VMware
3 10 (20.83%) Juniper
4 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.42%) Dell
5 4 (8.33%) F5
5 4 (8.33%) Xerox
6 3 (6.25%) Meraki
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.17%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.08%) Avaya
8 1 (2.08%) BroadSoft
8 1 (2.08%) CA
8 1 (2.08%) CommVault
8 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.08%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) Mitel
8 1 (2.08%) Solace