Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 273 326
Rank change year-on-year +7 +53 -23
Permanent jobs citing BGP 65 56 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.63% 0.55% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.09% 3.26% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 57 47 25
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% -15.56%
10th Percentile £34,459 £37,500 £28,100
90th Percentile £47,500 £54,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 1,591 1,718 2,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.43% 16.97% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,280 1,426 1,685
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +2 46 £45,000 - 5
Bristol +22 15 £36,618 -18.63%
Gloucestershire +1 3 - - 4
Somerset +29 1 £32,500 -35.00% 1
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 62 (95.38%) Cisco
2 53 (81.54%) LAN
3 51 (78.46%) WAN
3 51 (78.46%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (76.92%) CCNP
5 47 (72.31%) Network Monitoring
6 46 (70.77%) Wireshark
6 46 (70.77%) Cisco IOS
6 46 (70.77%) EIGRP
7 45 (69.23%) VMware
7 45 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 44 (67.69%) Capacity Management
8 44 (67.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (67.69%) SLA
9 41 (63.08%) Cisco LMS
9 41 (63.08%) Opsview
10 40 (61.54%) Python
11 39 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 39 (60.00%) Nagios
11 39 (60.00%) Service Management
11 39 (60.00%) NX-OS
11 39 (60.00%) Security Patching
11 39 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 39 (60.00%) Incident Management
12 27 (41.54%) Security Cleared
13 25 (38.46%) SC Cleared
14 23 (35.38%) DV Cleared
15 22 (33.85%) OSPF
16 20 (30.77%) Firewall
17 18 (27.69%) Data Centre

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 (1.54%) CloudStack
1 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (81.54%) LAN
2 51 (78.46%) WAN
3 46 (70.77%) Cisco IOS
3 46 (70.77%) EIGRP
3 46 (70.77%) Wireshark
4 45 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 39 (60.00%) NX-OS
6 22 (33.85%) OSPF
7 20 (30.77%) Firewall
8 16 (24.62%) MPLS
8 16 (24.62%) Wireless
9 15 (23.08%) VPN
10 10 (15.38%) FCoE
10 10 (15.38%) iSCSI
10 10 (15.38%) VoIP
11 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (13.85%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (13.85%) IPsec
11 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
12 7 (10.77%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 39 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (81.54%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 4 (6.15%) Consultant
4 4 (6.15%) Network Consultant
5 3 (4.62%) Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Presales Consultant
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Junior
6 2 (3.08%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Network Support
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Unix
2 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) Network Monitoring
2 44 (67.69%) Capacity Management
3 39 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 39 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 39 (60.00%) Security Patching
3 39 (60.00%) Service Management
4 11 (16.92%) Network Management
5 9 (13.85%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (7.69%) Adaptive Security
6 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (7.69%) Network Design
6 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.15%) Business Development
7 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (6.15%) Presales
8 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (61.54%) Python
2 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (78.46%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (76.92%) CCNP
3 27 (41.54%) Security Cleared
4 25 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 23 (35.38%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.69%) MCT
7 4 (6.15%) CCNA
7 4 (6.15%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (67.69%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (67.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.69%) NFS
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (63.08%) Cisco LMS
1 41 (63.08%) Opsview
2 39 (60.00%) Nagios
3 8 (12.31%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 62 (95.38%) Cisco
2 45 (69.23%) VMware
3 15 (23.08%) Juniper
4 11 (16.92%) CheckPoint
5 10 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 6 (9.23%) WatchGuard
7 5 (7.69%) Brocade
7 5 (7.69%) BT
7 5 (7.69%) F5
7 5 (7.69%) Forcepoint
7 5 (7.69%) McAfee
7 5 (7.69%) Meraki
7 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.69%) Siemens
7 5 (7.69%) Sophos
8 4 (6.15%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.08%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.54%) Radware