Period
to 11 August 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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South West
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 300 282
Rank change year-on-year +117 -18 +18
Permanent jobs citing BGP 32 35 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.34% 1.95% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 53
Median annual salary £55,000 £42,915 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.16% +0.98% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,250 £33,892
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £46,500
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 738 1,796 1,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.16% 17.88% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 583 1,415 1,416
Median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,350 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £61,230 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BGP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BGP in the South West.

Salary trend for BGP in the South West

BGP
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing BGP in the South West over the 6 months to 11 August 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 11 August 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
Wiltshire +67 22 £67,500 +38.46% 7
Dorset - 7 £51,250 - 1
Bristol +65 2 £54,000 +27.06% 1
Gloucestershire +42 1 £47,500 -20.83%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 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 30 (93.75%) OSPF
2 26 (81.25%) Firewall
3 22 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (68.75%) IPsec
4 21 (65.63%) VPN
5 20 (62.50%) Cisco
6 16 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 15 (46.88%) CCNP
7 15 (46.88%) LAN
8 14 (43.75%) WAN
8 14 (43.75%) CCNA
8 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 14 (43.75%) 802.11
8 14 (43.75%) 802.1X
8 14 (43.75%) HSRP
9 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
9 13 (40.63%) Cisco Prime
9 13 (40.63%) Network Security
10 12 (37.50%) Wireless
11 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
12 9 (28.13%) MPLS
12 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
12 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (25.00%) Presales
13 8 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (25.00%) EIGRP
13 8 (25.00%) VoIP
13 8 (25.00%) ITIL
13 8 (25.00%) Windows
14 7 (21.88%) SSL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) OSPF
2 26 (81.25%) Firewall
3 22 (68.75%) IPsec
4 21 (65.63%) VPN
5 15 (46.88%) LAN
6 14 (43.75%) 802.11
6 14 (43.75%) HSRP
6 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 14 (43.75%) WAN
7 13 (40.63%) Network Security
8 12 (37.50%) Wireless
9 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (28.13%) MPLS
10 8 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 8 (25.00%) VoIP
11 7 (21.88%) FCoE
11 7 (21.88%) SSL
11 7 (21.88%) VPLS
11 7 (21.88%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
General
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
1 1 (3.13%) Public Sector
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Network Support
3 7 (21.88%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Firewall Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) CentOS
2 1 (3.13%) Debian
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
1 8 (25.00%) Presales
1 8 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (21.88%) Network Management
3 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.50%) Analytics
4 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Network Design
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (46.88%) CCNP
3 14 (43.75%) CCNA
4 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) Degree
7 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (3.13%) CCDP
8 1 (3.13%) CCIE
8 1 (3.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.88%) SolarWinds
4 3 (9.38%) Capita
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Meraki
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.13%) VMware