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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 361 356
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 760 815 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.82% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.60% 4.80% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 654 680 735
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
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 13562 16990 19331
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 17.04% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11012 14110 15523
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +38 725 £50,250 +0.50% 64
London +60 302 £57,500 +4.54% 30
South East +55 220 £50,000 +5.26% 11
East of England -15 56 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Berkshire -7 53 £57,500 +15.00% 3
City of London -2 51 £65,000 +18.72% 6
Surrey +72 47 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire +27 47 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North West -44 41 £43,250 +33.07% 13
Oxfordshire +29 40 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Hampshire +12 33 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Reading -3 32 £57,500 +15.00% 2
West Midlands -6 30 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hertfordshire +6 27 £57,500 +27.77% 2
South West -7 24 £49,250 +29.60% 1
West Yorkshire +9 23 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Birmingham +12 22 £45,000 -33.33%
North Yorkshire +12 20 £57,500 +27.77%
Basingstoke -5 20 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Manchester -29 19 £43,250 +47.86% 10
Leeds +21 18 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 17 £50,000 -4.76%
East Sussex +25 16 £40,000 +9.58%
Oxford +15 16 £48,750 -18.75% 3
Brighton - 16 £40,000 -
Kent +33 14 £43,000 -14.00%
Lancashire - 14 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £60,000 +103.38% 1
Redhill +1 13 £60,000 +27.65%
York - 11 £51,250 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (80.35%) OSPF
2 1285 (79.91%) Cisco
3 1045 (64.99%) Cisco Certification
4 996 (61.94%) Firewall
5 981 (61.01%) MPLS
6 847 (52.67%) CCNP
7 721 (44.84%) Juniper
8 675 (41.98%) WAN
9 632 (39.30%) VPN
10 550 (34.20%) LAN
11 484 (30.10%) Data Centre
12 451 (28.05%) Cisco ASA
13 423 (26.31%) F5
14 416 (25.87%) EIGRP
15 405 (25.19%) CCNA
16 403 (25.06%) DNS
17 380 (23.63%) Network Security
18 363 (22.57%) Linux
19 359 (22.33%) Wireless
20 344 (21.39%) TCP/IP
21 338 (21.02%) CheckPoint
22 332 (20.65%) VLAN
23 322 (20.02%) Palo Alto
24 312 (19.40%) Cisco Nexus
25 297 (18.47%) IPsec
26 291 (18.10%) Network Design
27 282 (17.54%) CCIE
28 266 (16.54%) Cisco IOS
29 236 (14.68%) VMware
30 227 (14.12%) 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 31 (1.93%) Apache
2 23 (1.43%) Skype for Business
3 19 (1.18%) IIS
4 17 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 17 (1.06%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.44%) nginx
6 6 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.12%) CMS
8 2 (0.12%) JBoss
8 2 (0.12%) lighttpd
8 2 (0.12%) SAS
9 1 (0.062%) SharePoint
Applications
1 64 (3.98%) MS Visio
2 34 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 92 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.00%) Office 365
4 11 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (0.37%) Akamai
6 6 (0.37%) SaaS
7 5 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.25%) IaaS
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.19%) PaaS
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.062%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.062%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1292 (80.35%) OSPF
2 996 (61.94%) Firewall
3 981 (61.01%) MPLS
4 675 (41.98%) WAN
5 632 (39.30%) VPN
6 550 (34.20%) LAN
7 451 (28.05%) Cisco ASA
8 416 (25.87%) EIGRP
9 403 (25.06%) DNS
10 380 (23.63%) Network Security
11 359 (22.33%) Wireless
12 344 (21.39%) TCP/IP
13 332 (20.65%) VLAN
14 312 (19.40%) Cisco Nexus
15 297 (18.47%) IPsec
16 266 (16.54%) Cisco IOS
17 227 (14.12%) DHCP
18 217 (13.50%) VoIP
19 183 (11.38%) Internet
20 182 (11.32%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.56%) MySQL
2 8 (0.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.062%) Big Data
7 1 (0.062%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.062%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 15 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (0.75%) Subversion
4 11 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (0.62%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.19%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.062%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 224 (13.93%) Telecoms
2 221 (13.74%) Finance
3 42 (2.61%) Financial Institution
4 38 (2.36%) Banking
5 27 (1.68%) Retail
6 23 (1.43%) Marketing
7 14 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.56%) Electronics
8 9 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.56%) Legal
9 6 (0.37%) Law
9 6 (0.37%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.31%) Advertising
10 5 (0.31%) Front Office
11 4 (0.25%) French Language
11 4 (0.25%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.19%) Back Office
13 2 (0.12%) Games
13 2 (0.12%) German Language
13 2 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 1035 (64.37%) Network Engineer
2 313 (19.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 300 (18.66%) Cisco Engineer
4 283 (17.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 168 (10.45%) Juniper Engineer
6 115 (7.15%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 114 (7.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 113 (7.03%) Consultant
9 108 (6.72%) Support Engineer
10 106 (6.59%) Security Engineer
11 90 (5.60%) Network Security Engineer
12 87 (5.41%) Network Support
13 86 (5.35%) Architect
14 76 (4.73%) Network Consultant
15 70 (4.35%) Network Architect
16 60 (3.73%) Network Support Engineer
17 58 (3.61%) Analyst
18 53 (3.30%) Network Analyst
19 51 (3.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 50 (3.11%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.04%) 802.1X
2 28 (1.74%) CSS
3 23 (1.43%) HTML
4 22 (1.37%) REST
5 13 (0.81%) Web Services
6 11 (0.68%) JSON
7 10 (0.62%) XML
8 6 (0.37%) RFC 2547
9 3 (0.19%) CGI
9 3 (0.19%) SAX
9 3 (0.19%) WAP
10 2 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.12%) LAMP
10 2 (0.12%) POSIX
11 1 (0.062%) COM
11 1 (0.062%) FreeSWITCH
11 1 (0.062%) Kafka
11 1 (0.062%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (0.062%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.062%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 484 (30.10%) Data Centre
2 101 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 49 (3.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 37 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
5 37 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 25 (1.55%) Hedge funds
7 22 (1.37%) Driving Licence
7 22 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
8 18 (1.12%) Clustering
9 17 (1.06%) Virtual Team
10 16 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (0.75%) Fat Client
11 12 (0.75%) Thin Client
12 11 (0.68%) Public Cloud
13 10 (0.62%) PKI
14 8 (0.50%) RSA SecurID
15 7 (0.44%) BYOD
15 7 (0.44%) Eurex
16 6 (0.37%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 363 (22.57%) Linux
2 201 (12.50%) Windows
3 144 (8.96%) Unix
4 52 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 28 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (1.49%) Debian
9 22 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.06%) CentOS
11 15 (0.93%) Solaris
12 13 (0.81%) VMS
13 12 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.68%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.62%) Kali Linux
16 7 (0.44%) VyOS
17 6 (0.37%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.25%) CoreOS
18 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (18.10%) Network Design
2 220 (13.68%) Load Balancing
3 178 (11.07%) ITIL
4 165 (10.26%) Presales
5 148 (9.20%) Network Management
6 132 (8.21%) Network Monitoring
7 127 (7.90%) High Availability
8 96 (5.97%) Mentoring
9 84 (5.22%) Change Management
10 74 (4.60%) Network Architecture
11 61 (3.79%) Migration
12 56 (3.48%) Customer Requirements
13 54 (3.36%) Change Control
14 50 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 48 (2.99%) Low Latency
16 47 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
17 39 (2.43%) E-Commerce
17 39 (2.43%) Project Management
18 38 (2.36%) Kalman Filter
19 36 (2.24%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (8.52%) Python
2 89 (5.53%) Perl
3 65 (4.04%) Bash Shell
4 36 (2.24%) Ruby
5 25 (1.55%) Java
6 24 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 18 (1.12%) SQL
8 13 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 10 (0.62%) C
10 9 (0.56%) C++
11 8 (0.50%) PHP
12 4 (0.25%) Go
13 3 (0.19%) Groovy
14 1 (0.062%) C#
14 1 (0.062%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.062%) Jython
14 1 (0.062%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1045 (64.99%) Cisco Certification
2 847 (52.67%) CCNP
3 405 (25.19%) CCNA
4 282 (17.54%) CCIE
5 133 (8.27%) JNCIP
6 125 (7.77%) Degree
7 104 (6.47%) Security Cleared
8 85 (5.29%) SC Cleared
9 76 (4.73%) CCDP
9 76 (4.73%) JNCIA
10 66 (4.10%) CCSP
11 60 (3.73%) CCDA
12 53 (3.30%) JNCIS
13 48 (2.99%) CCSE
14 36 (2.24%) CCIP
15 35 (2.18%) CCSA
16 34 (2.11%) DV Cleared
17 28 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
18 24 (1.49%) CCVP
19 22 (1.37%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.73%) SLA
2 46 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002
5 12 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.31%) COBIT
6 5 (0.31%) QA
7 2 (0.12%) GCP
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.12%) PMO
8 1 (0.062%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 175 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 32 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.37%) ProxySG
5 18 (1.12%) vSphere
6 17 (1.06%) KVM
6 17 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.87%) NFS
8 12 (0.75%) iptables
8 12 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.68%) Xen
10 10 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
10 10 (0.62%) Snort
10 10 (0.62%) XenApp
11 9 (0.56%) Docker
11 9 (0.56%) Firmware
12 6 (0.37%) Ceph
13 5 (0.31%) QEMU
14 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 77 (4.79%) FortiGate
2 73 (4.54%) Nagios
3 58 (3.61%) Puppet
4 42 (2.61%) Cacti
5 37 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
6 31 (1.93%) Cisco CUCM
7 22 (1.37%) Ansible
7 22 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
8 18 (1.12%) SCCM
9 16 (1.00%) HAProxy
9 16 (1.00%) SCOM
10 15 (0.93%) OpenView
11 13 (0.81%) Cisco CME
12 10 (0.62%) Nmap
12 10 (0.62%) OpenNebula
12 10 (0.62%) OpenNMS
12 10 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (0.62%) RANCID
13 9 (0.56%) Nessus
13 9 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1285 (79.91%) Cisco
2 721 (44.84%) Juniper
3 423 (26.31%) F5
4 338 (21.02%) CheckPoint
5 322 (20.02%) Palo Alto
6 236 (14.68%) VMware
7 188 (11.69%) Microsoft
8 163 (10.14%) SolarWinds
9 104 (6.47%) Fortinet
10 103 (6.41%) HP
11 97 (6.03%) Citrix
12 89 (5.53%) Riverbed
13 69 (4.29%) Blue Coat
14 68 (4.23%) Brocade
15 60 (3.73%) Arista
16 57 (3.54%) Meraki
17 54 (3.36%) Red Hat
18 47 (2.92%) SonicWALL
19 38 (2.36%) Huawei
20 36 (2.24%) Avaya
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + overtime!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £38666.00 - £43745.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Overtime + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £52,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, facilities and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Movement8
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£85,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£85,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £50,000 plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: he proposed package is up to £70k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum & excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago