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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 363 314
Rank change year-on-year +40 -49  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 780 860 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.82% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.72% 4.75% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 670 698 894
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -4.21% -2.56%  

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 13636 18120 19660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.36% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 14994 15669
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 29 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 29 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 +49 757 £50,000 - 56
London +115 350 £55,000 - 29
South East +21 228 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Surrey +52 57 £45,000 +25.87% 3
Yorkshire +23 55 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Hampshire +30 49 £52,250 +30.62% 1
City of London +8 43 £57,500 +9.52% 13
East of England -15 43 £52,500 -1.86% 2
North West +9 40 £41,000 -1.05% 6
Berkshire -41 39 £51,250 +2.50% 2
Oxfordshire +28 38 £50,000 -9.09%
West Yorkshire +1 30 £36,250 -27.50% 6
West Midlands -12 28 £38,750 -22.50% 2
East Sussex - 27 £40,000 -
Brighton - 27 £40,000 -
Leeds +7 26 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Manchester -17 25 £40,000 -4.76% 5
Basingstoke +7 19 £52,250 +49.28% 1
Reading -26 18 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Oxford +17 17 £47,500 -44.11%
North Yorkshire +8 17 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 15 £50,000 - 2
Dorking +6 14 £35,250 -32.85%
Essex +25 13 £57,500 +35.29%
Wales +9 13 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Cambridge +1 13 £52,500 - 2
South West -5 12 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Lancashire - 11 £41,000 -
Slough +28 10 £50,000 -
South Wales +16 10 £42,500 -15.00% 2

For the 6 months to 29 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 1373 (81.73%) OSPF
2 1337 (79.58%) Cisco
3 1117 (66.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1024 (60.95%) MPLS
5 995 (59.23%) Firewall
6 924 (55.00%) CCNP
7 760 (45.24%) Juniper
8 731 (43.51%) WAN
9 621 (36.96%) LAN
10 591 (35.18%) VPN
11 518 (30.83%) Data Centre
12 436 (25.95%) Cisco ASA
13 423 (25.18%) Network Security
14 417 (24.82%) DNS
15 415 (24.70%) EIGRP
16 391 (23.27%) CCNA
17 389 (23.15%) F5
18 379 (22.56%) Wireless
19 342 (20.36%) TCP/IP
20 338 (20.12%) CheckPoint
21 328 (19.52%) Linux
22 320 (19.05%) Palo Alto
23 316 (18.81%) Network Design
24 302 (17.98%) Cisco Nexus
25 297 (17.68%) Telecoms
26 288 (17.14%) VLAN
27 280 (16.67%) CCIE
28 250 (14.88%) IPsec
29 240 (14.29%) Finance
30 239 (14.23%) Cisco IOS

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 (0.77%) 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 (3.99%) MS Visio
2 60 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 42 (2.50%) 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 49 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.83%) IaaS
4 12 (0.71%) Office 365
5 11 (0.65%) 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 1373 (81.73%) OSPF
2 1024 (60.95%) MPLS
3 995 (59.23%) Firewall
4 731 (43.51%) WAN
5 621 (36.96%) LAN
6 591 (35.18%) VPN
7 436 (25.95%) Cisco ASA
8 423 (25.18%) Network Security
9 417 (24.82%) DNS
10 415 (24.70%) EIGRP
11 379 (22.56%) Wireless
12 342 (20.36%) TCP/IP
13 302 (17.98%) Cisco Nexus
14 288 (17.14%) VLAN
15 250 (14.88%) IPsec
16 239 (14.23%) Cisco IOS
17 215 (12.80%) VoIP
18 208 (12.38%) HSRP
19 207 (12.32%) Internet
20 205 (12.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (0.77%) 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 9 (0.54%) 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
1 297 (17.68%) Telecoms
2 240 (14.29%) Finance
3 52 (3.10%) Banking
4 49 (2.92%) Financial Institution
5 29 (1.73%) Marketing
6 25 (1.49%) Retail
7 15 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 11 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.60%) Online Betting
10 9 (0.54%) French Language
11 8 (0.48%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.36%) Advertising
12 6 (0.36%) Electronics
13 5 (0.30%) Back Office
13 5 (0.30%) Front Office
13 5 (0.30%) Games
14 4 (0.24%) Billing
14 4 (0.24%) Legal
15 1 (0.060%) Russian Language
15 1 (0.060%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1044 (62.14%) Network Engineer
2 288 (17.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 276 (16.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 258 (15.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 179 (10.65%) Juniper Engineer
6 147 (8.75%) Consultant
7 115 (6.85%) Security Engineer
8 112 (6.67%) Network Consultant
9 104 (6.19%) Support Engineer
10 103 (6.13%) Network Security Engineer
11 93 (5.54%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 91 (5.42%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 85 (5.06%) Architect
14 80 (4.76%) Network Support
15 67 (3.99%) Network Architect
16 63 (3.75%) Analyst
17 61 (3.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 56 (3.33%) Network Analyst
19 49 (2.92%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
20 46 (2.74%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (3.51%) 802.1X
2 19 (1.13%) CSS
3 13 (0.77%) HTML
4 12 (0.71%) SAX
5 10 (0.60%) Web Services
6 8 (0.48%) REST
7 3 (0.18%) 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
1 518 (30.83%) Data Centre
2 120 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 48 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 39 (2.32%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
7 33 (1.96%) Driving Licence
8 25 (1.49%) BYOD
9 23 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
10 22 (1.31%) Hedge funds
11 19 (1.13%) Clustering
12 13 (0.77%) Virtual Team
13 12 (0.71%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.71%) PKI
13 12 (0.71%) Thin Client
13 12 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (0.48%) IVR
15 7 (0.42%) Eurex
16 6 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
17 5 (0.30%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 328 (19.52%) Linux
2 170 (10.12%) Windows
3 142 (8.45%) Unix
4 63 (3.75%) 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 (0.83%) Solaris
10 13 (0.77%) 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
1 316 (18.81%) Network Design
2 194 (11.55%) Load Balancing
3 184 (10.95%) ITIL
4 166 (9.88%) Presales
5 146 (8.69%) Network Management
6 140 (8.33%) High Availability
7 121 (7.20%) Network Monitoring
8 92 (5.48%) Change Management
9 87 (5.18%) Network Architecture
10 86 (5.12%) Mentoring
11 83 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 70 (4.17%) Change Control
13 61 (3.63%) Capacity Planning
14 59 (3.51%) Migration
15 57 (3.39%) Business Continuity
16 51 (3.04%) Project Management
17 46 (2.74%) Low Latency
18 39 (2.32%) Service Management
19 38 (2.26%) Information Security
20 36 (2.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (5.42%) Python
2 71 (4.23%) Perl
3 47 (2.80%) Bash Shell
4 27 (1.61%) Java
5 26 (1.55%) SQL
6 22 (1.31%) Ruby
7 12 (0.71%) 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 1117 (66.49%) Cisco Certification
2 924 (55.00%) CCNP
3 391 (23.27%) CCNA
4 280 (16.67%) CCIE
5 158 (9.40%) Degree
6 154 (9.17%) JNCIP
7 97 (5.77%) Security Cleared
8 86 (5.12%) JNCIA
9 84 (5.00%) CCDP
10 70 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 62 (3.69%) CCSE
11 62 (3.69%) JNCIS
12 48 (2.86%) CCSP
13 44 (2.62%) CCSA
14 34 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
15 33 (1.96%) CCIP
16 29 (1.73%) CCDA
17 25 (1.49%) DV Cleared
18 23 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (1.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.43%) SLA
2 43 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.89%) ISO27002
5 14 (0.83%) 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
1 171 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 44 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.19%) ProxySG
5 14 (0.83%) Firmware
5 14 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
6 12 (0.71%) KVM
6 12 (0.71%) NFS
7 11 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.60%) Xen
9 9 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.54%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.48%) vSphere
11 7 (0.42%) iptables
12 6 (0.36%) XenApp
13 5 (0.30%) Docker
13 5 (0.30%) QEMU
14 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.18%) pfSense
15 3 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 81 (4.82%) FortiGate
2 65 (3.87%) Nagios
3 46 (2.74%) Puppet
4 45 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 39 (2.32%) 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 (0.65%) OpenNMS
9 11 (0.65%) SCOM
10 9 (0.54%) OpenView
11 8 (0.48%) RANCID
12 6 (0.36%) HP NNM
13 5 (0.30%) Mesos
13 5 (0.30%) Salt
13 5 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
13 5 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1337 (79.58%) Cisco
2 760 (45.24%) Juniper
3 389 (23.15%) F5
4 338 (20.12%) CheckPoint
5 320 (19.05%) Palo Alto
6 216 (12.86%) VMware
7 156 (9.29%) SolarWinds
8 151 (8.99%) Microsoft
9 114 (6.79%) Fortinet
10 111 (6.61%) HP
11 103 (6.13%) Riverbed
12 78 (4.64%) Citrix
13 77 (4.58%) Brocade
14 67 (3.99%) Arista
15 64 (3.81%) Avaya
16 61 (3.63%) Meraki
17 60 (3.57%) Blue Coat
18 50 (2.98%) SonicWALL
19 48 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
20 47 (2.80%) Huawei
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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: Yesterday
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: 19 hours ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 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: 2 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: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 15-20% Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 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: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago