Period
to 19 January 2018

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

Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1174 1168 1267
Rank change year-on-year -6 +99 +40
Permanent jobs citing BGP-4 2 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.013% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.008% 0.078% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 3
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £40,225 £42,800
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,875 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £45,000 -

BGP-4 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,457 29,649 34,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 16.76% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21,459 24,122 28,657
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
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
Top 2 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 19 January 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
London +9 2 £52,500 +29.63% 1
England -7 2 £52,500 +16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Sonus
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) MGCP

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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) MGCP
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Communications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sonus