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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 59 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.29% 1.92% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 8.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 0
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
136 134 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.01% 23.34% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 126 118 70
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,650 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 September 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (88.00%) Firewall
3 21 (84.00%) LAN
3 21 (84.00%) WAN
4 18 (72.00%) MPLS
4 18 (72.00%) VPN
5 17 (68.00%) CCNP
6 14 (56.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (52.00%) OSPF
8 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
9 11 (44.00%) Advertising
9 11 (44.00%) Juniper
10 10 (40.00%) CCIP
10 10 (40.00%) HSRP
11 9 (36.00%) DHCP
12 8 (32.00%) CCNA
12 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
12 8 (32.00%) F5
13 7 (28.00%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
13 7 (28.00%) PuTTY
13 7 (28.00%) SecureCRT
13 7 (28.00%) SSH
13 7 (28.00%) Network Design
13 7 (28.00%) CCIE
13 7 (28.00%) Telnet
14 6 (24.00%) VMware
14 6 (24.00%) MS Office

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 21 (84.00%) LAN
2 21 (84.00%) WAN
3 18 (72.00%) VPN
3 18 (72.00%) MPLS
4 14 (56.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (52.00%) OSPF
5 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (40.00%) HSRP
7 9 (36.00%) DHCP
8 7 (28.00%) PuTTY
8 7 (28.00%) SecureCRT
8 7 (28.00%) SSH
8 7 (28.00%) Telnet
9 4 (16.00%) Internet
9 4 (16.00%) DNS
9 4 (16.00%) IPv4
9 4 (16.00%) IPv6
10 3 (12.00%) SAN
10 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (44.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (28.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) AWK
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (68.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) CCIP
4 8 (32.00%) CCNA
5 7 (28.00%) CCIE
6 2 (8.00%) CCDP
7 1 (4.00%) CCDA
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (44.00%) Juniper
4 8 (32.00%) F5
5 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Nokia
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix