The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 62 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.10% 1.49% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 6.76% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £50,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.69%
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
113 148 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.80% 22.02% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 103 118 85
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 across the Cardiff region with a requirement for BGP.

1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) CCNP
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) OSPF
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) IPsec
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (64.29%) F5
4 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
5 8 (57.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (57.14%) DDoS Mitigation
5 8 (57.14%) MPLS
5 8 (57.14%) CCNA
5 8 (57.14%) LAN
6 7 (50.00%) VPN
7 6 (42.86%) DNS
7 6 (42.86%) Juniper
7 6 (42.86%) Internet
7 6 (42.86%) WAN
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (35.71%) HSRP
8 5 (35.71%) FTP
8 5 (35.71%) ITIL
8 5 (35.71%) VRRP
9 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
9 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
10 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
10 3 (21.43%) Network Design
10 3 (21.43%) VLAN
10 3 (21.43%) EIGRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) OSPF
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (64.29%) IPsec
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) MPLS
5 7 (50.00%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) Internet
6 6 (42.86%) WAN
7 5 (35.71%) FTP
7 5 (35.71%) HSRP
7 5 (35.71%) VRRP
8 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
8 3 (21.43%) IPv4
8 3 (21.43%) IPv6
8 3 (21.43%) Junos
8 3 (21.43%) VLAN
8 3 (21.43%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (57.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (7.14%) Network Management
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CCNP
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Certification
3 3 (21.43%) CCDA
3 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) JNCIS
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) F5
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 2 (14.29%) Radware
5 2 (14.29%) TippingPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) ZTE