The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 360 314
Rank change year-on-year +32 -46  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 774 860 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.82% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.68% 4.73% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 662 697 896
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year - -2.06%  

BGP 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 13624 18170 19810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.37% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11093 15040 15797
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing BGP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BGP in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 749 £50,000 - 54
London +96 347 £55,000 - 28
South East +27 226 £50,000 +6.38% 9
Yorkshire +19 56 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Surrey +54 55 £45,000 +23.28% 3
Hampshire +26 48 £52,250 +30.62% 2
East of England 0 43 £52,500 -1.86% 2
City of London -3 43 £57,500 +9.52% 13
Oxfordshire +22 39 £50,000 -9.09%
Berkshire -37 39 £51,250 +2.50% 2
North West 0 38 £41,000 -1.05% 6
West Yorkshire -2 32 £36,250 -27.50% 5
Leeds +8 28 £35,000 -30.00% 2
West Midlands -14 26 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Sussex - 26 £40,000 -
Brighton - 26 £40,000 -
Manchester -16 24 £40,000 -4.76% 5
Oxford +18 18 £47,500 -44.11%
Basingstoke +9 18 £52,250 +49.28% 1
Reading -20 18 £57,500 +4.54% 2
North Yorkshire +10 17 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 15 £50,000 - 2
Essex +23 13 £57,500 +35.29%
Wales +8 13 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Dorking +5 13 £38,000 -27.61%
Cambridge +1 13 £52,500 - 2
South West +1 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Slough +32 10 £50,000 -
South Wales +13 10 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Hertfordshire +7 10 £58,500 +30.00%

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing BGP 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.

1 1371 (81.80%) OSPF
2 1338 (79.83%) Cisco
3 1114 (66.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1021 (60.92%) MPLS
5 994 (59.31%) Firewall
6 924 (55.13%) CCNP
7 761 (45.41%) Juniper
8 732 (43.68%) WAN
9 619 (36.93%) LAN
10 591 (35.26%) VPN
11 517 (30.85%) Data Centre
12 438 (26.13%) Cisco ASA
13 419 (25.00%) Network Security
14 415 (24.76%) DNS
15 411 (24.52%) EIGRP
16 390 (23.27%) CCNA
17 388 (23.15%) F5
18 378 (22.55%) Wireless
19 338 (20.17%) TCP/IP
19 338 (20.17%) CheckPoint
20 329 (19.63%) Linux
21 318 (18.97%) Palo Alto
22 315 (18.79%) Network Design
23 299 (17.84%) Cisco Nexus
24 298 (17.78%) Telecoms
25 290 (17.30%) VLAN
26 279 (16.65%) CCIE
27 253 (15.10%) IPsec
28 239 (14.26%) Cisco IOS
29 238 (14.20%) Finance

BGP
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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (1.43%) Skype for Business
2 21 (1.25%) IIS
3 20 (1.19%) Apache
4 15 (0.89%) OpenStack
4 15 (0.89%) Tomcat
4 15 (0.89%) WebLogic
5 13 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.24%) nginx
9 2 (0.12%) lighttpd
9 2 (0.12%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.060%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.060%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 60 (3.58%) MS Excel
3 42 (2.51%) MS Office
4 15 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (0.30%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.060%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.84%) IaaS
4 12 (0.72%) Office 365
5 11 (0.66%) PaaS
6 9 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.48%) SaaS
8 7 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.18%) Akamai
9 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.060%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.060%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1371 (81.80%) OSPF
2 1021 (60.92%) MPLS
3 994 (59.31%) Firewall
4 732 (43.68%) WAN
5 619 (36.93%) LAN
6 591 (35.26%) VPN
7 438 (26.13%) Cisco ASA
8 419 (25.00%) Network Security
9 415 (24.76%) DNS
10 411 (24.52%) EIGRP
11 378 (22.55%) Wireless
12 338 (20.17%) TCP/IP
13 299 (17.84%) Cisco Nexus
14 290 (17.30%) VLAN
15 253 (15.10%) IPsec
16 239 (14.26%) Cisco IOS
17 216 (12.89%) VoIP
18 207 (12.35%) DHCP
18 207 (12.35%) HSRP
19 206 (12.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (0.78%) MySQL
2 10 (0.60%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.060%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.060%) Big Data
8 1 (0.060%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.060%) GIS
8 1 (0.060%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.060%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.30%) Subversion
5 2 (0.12%) Firebug
6 1 (0.060%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.060%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.060%) Metasploit
General
1 298 (17.78%) Telecoms
2 238 (14.20%) Finance
3 51 (3.04%) Banking
4 49 (2.92%) Financial Institution
5 29 (1.73%) Marketing
6 24 (1.43%) Retail
7 15 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 11 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.54%) French Language
9 9 (0.54%) Online Betting
10 8 (0.48%) Italian Language
11 6 (0.36%) Advertising
11 6 (0.36%) Electronics
12 5 (0.30%) Front Office
13 4 (0.24%) Back Office
13 4 (0.24%) Billing
13 4 (0.24%) Games
13 4 (0.24%) Legal
14 1 (0.060%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.060%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1041 (62.11%) Network Engineer
2 286 (17.06%) Senior Network Engineer
3 278 (16.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 259 (15.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 181 (10.80%) Juniper Engineer
6 143 (8.53%) Consultant
7 115 (6.86%) Security Engineer
8 110 (6.56%) Network Consultant
9 104 (6.21%) Support Engineer
10 103 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
11 93 (5.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 91 (5.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 84 (5.01%) Architect
14 81 (4.83%) Network Support
15 66 (3.94%) Network Architect
16 63 (3.76%) Analyst
17 61 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 56 (3.34%) Network Analyst
19 49 (2.92%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
19 49 (2.92%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (3.64%) 802.1X
2 19 (1.13%) CSS
3 13 (0.78%) HTML
4 12 (0.72%) SAX
5 10 (0.60%) Web Services
6 9 (0.54%) REST
7 4 (0.24%) JSON
8 2 (0.12%) Ajax
8 2 (0.12%) CGI
8 2 (0.12%) CSS3
8 2 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.12%) HTML5
8 2 (0.12%) JSP
8 2 (0.12%) SAML
8 2 (0.12%) WAP
9 1 (0.060%) .NET
9 1 (0.060%) COM
9 1 (0.060%) Kafka
9 1 (0.060%) LAMP
9 1 (0.060%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 517 (30.85%) Data Centre
2 120 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 48 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 38 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 35 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
7 33 (1.97%) Driving Licence
8 23 (1.37%) BYOD
8 23 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
9 22 (1.31%) Hedge funds
10 19 (1.13%) Clustering
11 13 (0.78%) Virtual Team
12 12 (0.72%) Fat Client
12 12 (0.72%) PKI
12 12 (0.72%) Thin Client
12 12 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.48%) IVR
14 7 (0.42%) Eurex
15 6 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
16 5 (0.30%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 329 (19.63%) Linux
2 170 (10.14%) Windows
3 142 (8.47%) Unix
4 64 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 29 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.01%) Debian
8 17 (1.01%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.84%) Solaris
10 13 (0.78%) CentOS
11 7 (0.42%) VyOS
12 6 (0.36%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.24%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.12%) CatOS
15 2 (0.12%) VMS
16 1 (0.060%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (18.79%) Network Design
2 194 (11.58%) Load Balancing
3 185 (11.04%) ITIL
4 163 (9.73%) Presales
5 146 (8.71%) Network Management
6 143 (8.53%) High Availability
7 123 (7.34%) Network Monitoring
8 94 (5.61%) Change Management
9 87 (5.19%) Mentoring
10 86 (5.13%) Network Architecture
11 80 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 70 (4.18%) Change Control
13 61 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
14 60 (3.58%) Migration
15 54 (3.22%) Business Continuity
16 51 (3.04%) Project Management
17 45 (2.68%) Low Latency
18 36 (2.15%) Information Security
18 36 (2.15%) Service Management
18 36 (2.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (5.43%) Python
2 70 (4.18%) Perl
3 46 (2.74%) Bash Shell
4 27 (1.61%) Java
5 26 (1.55%) SQL
6 21 (1.25%) Ruby
7 12 (0.72%) C++
8 10 (0.60%) PHP
9 9 (0.54%) PowerShell
10 8 (0.48%) C
11 7 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.24%) Tcl
13 2 (0.12%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.060%) Jython
14 1 (0.060%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1114 (66.47%) Cisco Certification
2 924 (55.13%) CCNP
3 390 (23.27%) CCNA
4 279 (16.65%) CCIE
5 155 (9.25%) Degree
5 155 (9.25%) JNCIP
6 98 (5.85%) Security Cleared
7 87 (5.19%) JNCIA
8 84 (5.01%) CCDP
9 71 (4.24%) SC Cleared
10 63 (3.76%) JNCIS
11 62 (3.70%) CCSE
12 49 (2.92%) CCSP
13 44 (2.63%) CCSA
14 35 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
15 34 (2.03%) CCIP
16 30 (1.79%) CCDA
17 26 (1.55%) DV Cleared
18 23 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (1.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.38%) SLA
2 44 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.89%) ISO27002
5 14 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) QA
9 1 (0.060%) ISO22301
System Software
1 172 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 45 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.19%) ProxySG
5 14 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
6 13 (0.78%) Firmware
6 13 (0.78%) KVM
7 11 (0.66%) NFS
7 11 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.60%) Xen
9 9 (0.54%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.48%) vSphere
11 6 (0.36%) iptables
11 6 (0.36%) XenApp
12 5 (0.30%) Docker
12 5 (0.30%) QEMU
13 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.18%) pfSense
14 3 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 82 (4.89%) FortiGate
2 65 (3.88%) Nagios
3 47 (2.80%) Puppet
4 45 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 39 (2.33%) Cacti
6 28 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
6 28 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
7 26 (1.55%) Ansible
8 16 (0.95%) Cisco CME
8 16 (0.95%) HAProxy
8 16 (0.95%) SCCM
9 11 (0.66%) OpenNMS
9 11 (0.66%) SCOM
10 9 (0.54%) OpenView
11 8 (0.48%) RANCID
12 6 (0.36%) HP NNM
13 5 (0.30%) Kubernetes
13 5 (0.30%) Mesos
13 5 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 1338 (79.83%) Cisco
2 761 (45.41%) Juniper
3 388 (23.15%) F5
4 338 (20.17%) CheckPoint
5 318 (18.97%) Palo Alto
6 217 (12.95%) VMware
7 156 (9.31%) SolarWinds
8 152 (9.07%) Microsoft
9 114 (6.80%) Fortinet
10 111 (6.62%) HP
11 100 (5.97%) Riverbed
12 78 (4.65%) Brocade
12 78 (4.65%) Citrix
13 67 (4.00%) Arista
14 63 (3.76%) Avaya
15 61 (3.64%) Meraki
16 60 (3.58%) Blue Coat
17 50 (2.98%) SonicWALL
18 49 (2.92%) Huawei
19 47 (2.80%) Extreme Networks
Leatherhead, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, facilities and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Batley, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £275 - £325 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 15-20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago