Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for BGP-4 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BGP-4 over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1181 1246 1301
Rank change year-on-year +65 +55 +46
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 7 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.025% 0.073% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 5
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04% +27.78%
10th Percentile £38,800 £40,975 £44,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +27.78%

BGP-4 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28445 34430 39091
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.94% 17.01% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23078 28603 31549
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP-4
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BGP-4 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BGP-4 in the UK

BGP-4
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP-4.

Salary trend for BGP-4 in the UK

BGP-4
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP-4 over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP-4 in the UK

BGP-4
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP-4 within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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
England +80 7 £50,000 -
UK excluding London +83 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
London +34 1 £34,500 -31.00%

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT jobs citing BGP-4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BGP-4.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) IPv6
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) DMVPN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (85.71%) HSRP
2 6 (85.71%) 802.1X
2 6 (85.71%) Cyberoam
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) X.25
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cryptography

BGP-4
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DMVPN
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) HSRP
2 6 (85.71%) IPv6
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) PSTN
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Jython
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Cyberoam
1 6 (85.71%) F5