The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 58 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs citing BGP 19 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.38% 2.52% 4.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.34% 12.50% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 22
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
BGP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 136 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.30% 20.15% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 130 114 90
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

BGP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

BGP Salary Trend in Cardiff

BGP
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (95.83%) OSPF
3 21 (87.50%) VRRP
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) CCNP
4 12 (50.00%) CCNA
4 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 12 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (50.00%) Firewall
5 11 (45.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (45.83%) VLAN
5 11 (45.83%) Degree
5 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (45.83%) ProCurve
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (45.83%) SNMP
5 11 (45.83%) Linux
5 11 (45.83%) DHCP
5 11 (45.83%) C#
5 11 (45.83%) PHP
5 11 (45.83%) Broadband
5 11 (45.83%) HP
6 10 (41.67%) CSS
6 10 (41.67%) RIP
6 10 (41.67%) HSRP
6 10 (41.67%) Wireless
7 9 (37.50%) Back Office

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (45.83%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) OSPF
2 21 (87.50%) VRRP
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 12 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 11 (45.83%) DHCP
4 11 (45.83%) Broadband
4 11 (45.83%) SNMP
4 11 (45.83%) VLAN
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (41.67%) Wireless
5 10 (41.67%) HSRP
5 10 (41.67%) RIP
6 9 (37.50%) 802.11
6 9 (37.50%) GPON
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) IPsec
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) IPv4
General
1 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (37.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) NOC Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Lead Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.17%) Network Design
1 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
1 11 (45.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNP
2 12 (50.00%) CCNA
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) HP
3 11 (45.83%) ProCurve
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago