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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 377 364
Rank change year-on-year +52 -13  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 837 797 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.81% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 4.78% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 713 668 745
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 14351 16668 19314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.16% 16.90% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11670 13853 15719
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +48 796 £55,000 +10.00% 74
London +62 337 £57,500 +4.54% 33
South East +35 217 £51,000 +7.36% 20
East of England +1 69 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Berkshire +18 64 £57,500 +9.52% 5
City of London -5 54 £65,000 +23.80% 8
North West -40 52 £44,500 +27.14% 9
Yorkshire +9 47 £50,000 +16.27% 2
Reading +22 41 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Hertfordshire +14 40 £57,500 +27.77% 2
West Midlands -1 40 £46,250 -7.50% 6
Surrey +50 39 £45,000 -4.25%
Hampshire +19 36 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Oxfordshire +32 35 £50,000 +69.49% 4
South West +12 32 £45,000 +18.42%
Manchester -29 28 £42,500 +31.78% 7
Birmingham +20 27 £46,250 -31.48% 5
West Yorkshire +17 27 £47,500 +13.09% 2
Basingstoke +4 23 £49,500 +32.00% 4
Leeds +10 21 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland +6 20 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 18 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Oxford +18 16 £50,000 -16.66% 2
North Yorkshire +3 15 £65,000 +44.44%
Cambridgeshire -14 14 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Kent +22 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Redhill +2 13 £60,000 +27.65%
Glasgow +22 12 £41,515 +10.70% 1
Bedford +22 12 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Bedfordshire +8 12 £47,500 -9.52% 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1292 (80.25%) Cisco
2 1283 (79.69%) OSPF
3 1043 (64.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1010 (62.73%) Firewall
5 937 (58.20%) MPLS
6 833 (51.74%) CCNP
7 701 (43.54%) Juniper
8 668 (41.49%) WAN
9 656 (40.75%) VPN
10 550 (34.16%) LAN
11 482 (29.94%) Cisco ASA
12 466 (28.94%) Data Centre
13 438 (27.20%) F5
14 425 (26.40%) DNS
15 422 (26.21%) EIGRP
16 391 (24.29%) CCNA
17 381 (23.66%) Linux
18 367 (22.80%) Network Security
19 362 (22.48%) TCP/IP
20 359 (22.30%) CheckPoint
21 339 (21.06%) VLAN
22 336 (20.87%) Wireless
22 336 (20.87%) Cisco Nexus
23 327 (20.31%) Palo Alto
24 322 (20.00%) Network Design
25 318 (19.75%) IPsec
26 299 (18.57%) CCIE
27 279 (17.33%) Cisco IOS
28 249 (15.47%) VMware
29 243 (15.09%) DHCP

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 36 (2.24%) Apache
2 20 (1.24%) Skype for Business
3 19 (1.18%) IIS
4 17 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 17 (1.06%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.43%) CMS
6 6 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.37%) nginx
7 5 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.31%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.19%) JBoss
9 2 (0.12%) SAS
10 1 (0.062%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.062%) lighttpd
10 1 (0.062%) SharePoint
Applications
1 60 (3.73%) MS Visio
2 33 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
5 6 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 116 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.12%) Office 365
4 11 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (0.62%) SaaS
5 10 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (0.56%) IaaS
7 8 (0.50%) Akamai
8 7 (0.43%) PaaS
9 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.062%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.062%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.062%) Route 53
12 1 (0.062%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1283 (79.69%) OSPF
2 1010 (62.73%) Firewall
3 937 (58.20%) MPLS
4 668 (41.49%) WAN
5 656 (40.75%) VPN
6 550 (34.16%) LAN
7 482 (29.94%) Cisco ASA
8 425 (26.40%) DNS
9 422 (26.21%) EIGRP
10 367 (22.80%) Network Security
11 362 (22.48%) TCP/IP
12 339 (21.06%) VLAN
13 336 (20.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 336 (20.87%) Wireless
14 318 (19.75%) IPsec
15 279 (17.33%) Cisco IOS
16 243 (15.09%) DHCP
17 200 (12.42%) Multicast
18 195 (12.11%) Internet
19 189 (11.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (0.62%) MySQL
2 8 (0.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.062%) Big Data
8 1 (0.062%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.062%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.062%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 23 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (0.87%) Subversion
4 12 (0.75%) Metasploit
5 9 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.062%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 225 (13.98%) Finance
2 204 (12.67%) Telecoms
3 41 (2.55%) Banking
4 32 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 26 (1.61%) Retail
6 21 (1.30%) Marketing
7 16 (0.99%) Legal
8 12 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.62%) Electronics
10 9 (0.56%) Military
11 7 (0.43%) Back Office
11 7 (0.43%) Law
12 5 (0.31%) Advertising
12 5 (0.31%) Front Office
12 5 (0.31%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.12%) Billing
14 2 (0.12%) French Language
14 2 (0.12%) German Language
14 2 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1047 (65.03%) Network Engineer
2 341 (21.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 301 (18.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 283 (17.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 149 (9.25%) Juniper Engineer
6 124 (7.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 123 (7.64%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 100 (6.21%) Support Engineer
9 99 (6.15%) Consultant
10 98 (6.09%) Security Engineer
11 97 (6.02%) Architect
12 84 (5.22%) Network Security Engineer
13 83 (5.16%) Network Support
14 77 (4.78%) Network Architect
15 64 (3.98%) Network Consultant
16 62 (3.85%) Analyst
16 62 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
17 61 (3.79%) Network Design Engineer
18 58 (3.60%) Design Engineer
18 58 (3.60%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (3.91%) 802.1X
2 31 (1.93%) CSS
3 30 (1.86%) HTML
4 23 (1.43%) REST
5 16 (0.99%) JSON
5 16 (0.99%) XML
6 15 (0.93%) Web Services
7 7 (0.43%) WAP
8 6 (0.37%) POSIX
8 6 (0.37%) RFC 2547
9 4 (0.25%) LAMP
10 2 (0.12%) CGI
10 2 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.12%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.12%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (0.12%) SAX
11 1 (0.062%) COM
11 1 (0.062%) FreeSWITCH
11 1 (0.062%) Kafka
11 1 (0.062%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 466 (28.94%) Data Centre
2 102 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 41 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
7 27 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 25 (1.55%) Hedge funds
8 25 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 21 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
10 19 (1.18%) Clustering
10 19 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
11 16 (0.99%) PKI
12 13 (0.81%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.75%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.75%) Thin Client
14 11 (0.68%) Eurex
15 8 (0.50%) RSA SecurID
16 5 (0.31%) Fintech
16 5 (0.31%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 381 (23.66%) Linux
2 222 (13.79%) Windows
3 151 (9.38%) Unix
4 56 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (1.74%) Debian
8 24 (1.49%) Ubuntu
9 23 (1.43%) CentOS
9 23 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (1.06%) VMS
11 15 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (0.87%) Solaris
12 14 (0.87%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.75%) Kali Linux
14 11 (0.68%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.43%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.43%) VyOS
16 6 (0.37%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (20.00%) Network Design
2 233 (14.47%) Load Balancing
3 183 (11.37%) ITIL
4 161 (10.00%) Presales
5 151 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
6 131 (8.14%) Network Management
7 120 (7.45%) High Availability
8 95 (5.90%) Mentoring
9 93 (5.78%) Change Management
10 69 (4.29%) Network Architecture
11 62 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
12 61 (3.79%) Migration
13 56 (3.48%) Low Latency
14 51 (3.17%) Change Control
15 49 (3.04%) E-Commerce
16 48 (2.98%) Kalman Filter
17 47 (2.92%) Project Management
18 42 (2.61%) Configuration Management
19 41 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
20 37 (2.30%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 157 (9.75%) Python
2 99 (6.15%) Perl
3 71 (4.41%) Bash Shell
4 51 (3.17%) Ruby
5 33 (2.05%) PowerShell
6 27 (1.68%) Java
7 17 (1.06%) C
8 15 (0.93%) SQL
9 13 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.56%) C++
11 8 (0.50%) PHP
12 7 (0.43%) Go
13 6 (0.37%) Groovy
14 1 (0.062%) C#
14 1 (0.062%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.062%) Jython
14 1 (0.062%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1043 (64.78%) Cisco Certification
2 833 (51.74%) CCNP
3 391 (24.29%) CCNA
4 299 (18.57%) CCIE
5 134 (8.32%) Degree
6 120 (7.45%) JNCIP
7 103 (6.40%) Security Cleared
8 87 (5.40%) SC Cleared
9 73 (4.53%) JNCIA
10 66 (4.10%) CCDP
11 62 (3.85%) CCSP
12 61 (3.79%) CCDA
13 51 (3.17%) CCSE
13 51 (3.17%) JNCIS
14 40 (2.48%) CCIP
15 37 (2.30%) CCSA
16 36 (2.24%) DV Cleared
17 26 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
18 25 (1.55%) Check Point Certification
19 24 (1.49%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.60%) SLA
2 41 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.62%) QA
6 8 (0.50%) PMO
7 7 (0.43%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) GCP
9 1 (0.062%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.062%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 183 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.43%) vSphere
5 22 (1.37%) KVM
5 22 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (1.30%) iptables
7 20 (1.24%) NFS
8 19 (1.18%) ProxySG
9 16 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.75%) Snort
11 11 (0.68%) Docker
12 10 (0.62%) Ceph
12 10 (0.62%) XenApp
13 9 (0.56%) Xen
14 8 (0.50%) Firmware
15 7 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.37%) LXC
16 6 (0.37%) XenServer
17 5 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 78 (4.84%) FortiGate
2 76 (4.72%) Nagios
3 62 (3.85%) Puppet
4 45 (2.80%) SolarWinds Orion
5 42 (2.61%) Cacti
6 30 (1.86%) Cisco Prime
7 27 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
8 21 (1.30%) Ansible
9 19 (1.18%) SCCM
10 18 (1.12%) SCOM
11 17 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
12 15 (0.93%) OpenView
13 14 (0.87%) Nessus
14 12 (0.75%) Nmap
14 12 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (0.68%) HAProxy
15 11 (0.68%) Nexpose
15 11 (0.68%) OpenNMS
15 11 (0.68%) RANCID
15 11 (0.68%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 1292 (80.25%) Cisco
2 701 (43.54%) Juniper
3 438 (27.20%) F5
4 359 (22.30%) CheckPoint
5 327 (20.31%) Palo Alto
6 249 (15.47%) VMware
7 193 (11.99%) Microsoft
8 167 (10.37%) SolarWinds
9 111 (6.89%) Citrix
10 109 (6.77%) Fortinet
11 102 (6.34%) HP
12 81 (5.03%) Riverbed
13 76 (4.72%) Blue Coat
14 68 (4.22%) Brocade
15 63 (3.91%) Arista
16 58 (3.60%) Red Hat
17 56 (3.48%) Meraki
18 42 (2.61%) SonicWALL
19 41 (2.55%) Huawei
20 34 (2.11%) Avaya
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + overtime!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent bonus/shift + extensive
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + pension + 6 month salary reviews
Posted: Yesterday
Caldicot, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum £25,000-£26,000 Basic plus 25% Shift
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Assystem Group Uk Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews + free par
Posted: Yesterday
London
Movement8
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago