The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 50 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 18 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.63% 3.63% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.92% 18.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 0
Average salary £51,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 102 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.08% 19.50% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137 79 61
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
South Wales

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 25 July 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (92.59%) Firewall
3 22 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (77.78%) LAN
4 21 (77.78%) WAN
5 19 (70.37%) VPN
6 18 (66.67%) MPLS
7 17 (62.96%) CCNP
8 15 (55.56%) Juniper
8 15 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (51.85%) HSRP
9 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
10 11 (40.74%) Advertising
10 11 (40.74%) OSPF
10 11 (40.74%) CCIP
10 11 (40.74%) DHCP
11 9 (33.33%) Telnet
11 9 (33.33%) SSH
11 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds
11 9 (33.33%) PuTTY
11 9 (33.33%) SecureCRT
12 8 (29.63%) MS Office
12 8 (29.63%) CCNA
13 7 (25.93%) Network Design
13 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
13 7 (25.93%) F5
14 5 (18.52%) CCIE
14 5 (18.52%) Network Security

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 21 (77.78%) LAN
2 21 (77.78%) WAN
3 19 (70.37%) VPN
4 18 (66.67%) MPLS
5 15 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (51.85%) HSRP
6 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (40.74%) OSPF
7 11 (40.74%) DHCP
8 9 (33.33%) PuTTY
8 9 (33.33%) SecureCRT
8 9 (33.33%) SSH
8 9 (33.33%) Telnet
9 5 (18.52%) NetScreen
9 5 (18.52%) Network Security
10 4 (14.81%) Internet
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) IPv4
10 4 (14.81%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (40.74%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Network Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 3 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (11.11%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (11.11%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Network Design
1 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (3.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) AWK
1 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (62.96%) CCNP
3 11 (40.74%) CCIP
4 8 (29.63%) CCNA
5 5 (18.52%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) CCDP
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) Juniper
3 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
4 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 7 (25.93%) F5
6 5 (18.52%) VMware
7 2 (7.41%) NetApp
8 1 (3.70%) Nokia
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix