Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 289 320
Rank change year-on-year +32 +31 -14
Permanent jobs citing BGP 67 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.45% 2.54% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60 46 9
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,521 £35,750 £37,900
90th Percentile £60,125 £45,000 £52,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -2.91%

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 1,507 1,853 1,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.15% 18.12% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,166 1,495 1,609
South West median annual salary £44,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.23% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +15 48 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +31 14 £34,736 -22.81% 3
Gloucestershire +19 4 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Somerset +17 1 £57,500 +43.75%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 63 (94.03%) Cisco
2 49 (73.13%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (73.13%) LAN
2 49 (73.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 48 (71.64%) CCNP
3 48 (71.64%) VMware
4 47 (70.15%) WAN
5 46 (68.66%) Wireshark
6 43 (64.18%) Cisco IOS
6 43 (64.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 43 (64.18%) Python
6 43 (64.18%) EIGRP
7 42 (62.69%) Network Monitoring
8 41 (61.19%) Capacity Management
8 41 (61.19%) SLA
9 38 (56.72%) Nagios
9 38 (56.72%) NX-OS
10 37 (55.22%) Cisco LMS
10 37 (55.22%) Opsview
10 37 (55.22%) Security Patching
10 37 (55.22%) Service Management
10 37 (55.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 37 (55.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 37 (55.22%) Incident Management
11 28 (41.79%) OSPF
12 24 (35.82%) Firewall
13 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
14 21 (31.34%) SC Cleared
15 19 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (25.37%) DV Cleared

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 (1.49%) CloudStack
1 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.46%) Office 365
3 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (73.13%) Cisco Nexus
1 49 (73.13%) LAN
2 47 (70.15%) WAN
3 46 (68.66%) Wireshark
4 43 (64.18%) Cisco IOS
4 43 (64.18%) EIGRP
5 38 (56.72%) NX-OS
6 28 (41.79%) OSPF
7 24 (35.82%) Firewall
8 19 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (25.37%) MPLS
10 16 (23.88%) VPN
10 16 (23.88%) Wireless
11 11 (16.42%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (14.93%) IPsec
13 9 (13.43%) FCoE
13 9 (13.43%) iSCSI
13 9 (13.43%) VoIP
14 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
15 7 (10.45%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 37 (55.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Law
2 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (82.09%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Network Support
3 6 (8.96%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Consultant
4 5 (7.46%) Network Consultant
4 5 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Network Specialist
5 4 (5.97%) Presales Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Presales Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) Juniper Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Juniper Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) Windows
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.97%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Network Monitoring
2 41 (61.19%) Capacity Management
3 37 (55.22%) Incident Management
3 37 (55.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 37 (55.22%) Security Patching
3 37 (55.22%) Service Management
4 11 (16.42%) Network Management
5 10 (14.93%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (8.96%) Presales
7 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.46%) Business Development
7 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.46%) Network Design
7 5 (7.46%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (5.97%) Adaptive Security
8 4 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (64.18%) Python
2 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
2 5 (7.46%) Tcl
3 2 (2.99%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (73.13%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (71.64%) CCNP
3 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
4 21 (31.34%) SC Cleared
5 17 (25.37%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.46%) Degree
7 4 (5.97%) CCNA
7 4 (5.97%) MCT
8 2 (2.99%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (61.19%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (64.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.46%) VMware NSX
3 4 (5.97%) NFS
4 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 38 (56.72%) Nagios
2 37 (55.22%) Cisco LMS
2 37 (55.22%) Opsview
3 5 (7.46%) ArcSight ESM
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (7.46%) Netcool
3 5 (7.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.49%) Cacti
4 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 63 (94.03%) Cisco
2 48 (71.64%) VMware
3 16 (23.88%) CheckPoint
4 15 (22.39%) SolarWinds
5 14 (20.90%) Juniper
6 11 (16.42%) F5
7 6 (8.96%) Symantec
8 5 (7.46%) ArcSight
8 5 (7.46%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.46%) CyberArk
8 5 (7.46%) Fortinet
8 5 (7.46%) Tufin
8 5 (7.46%) WatchGuard
9 4 (5.97%) Brocade
9 4 (5.97%) BT
9 4 (5.97%) Forcepoint
9 4 (5.97%) McAfee
9 4 (5.97%) Meraki
9 4 (5.97%) Siemens
9 4 (5.97%) Sophos