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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 64 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Permanent jobs citing BGP 19 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.26% 2.51% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.58% 11.72% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 17
Average salary £47,500 £53,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.79% +12.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.79% -4.44%
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
151 145 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.93% 21.45% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 139 132 88
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 £27,500 £26,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (96.43%) OSPF
3 25 (89.29%) VRRP
4 16 (57.14%) CCNA
4 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) DHCP
4 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 15 (53.57%) Broadband
5 15 (53.57%) C#
5 15 (53.57%) PHP
5 15 (53.57%) Ethernet
5 15 (53.57%) SNMP
5 15 (53.57%) Linux
5 15 (53.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (53.57%) Degree
5 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
6 14 (50.00%) 802.1X
7 13 (46.43%) GPON
7 13 (46.43%) EIGRP
7 13 (46.43%) Back Office
7 13 (46.43%) 802.11
8 12 (42.86%) CCNP
9 11 (39.29%) HP
9 11 (39.29%) Firewall
9 11 (39.29%) Wireless
9 11 (39.29%) VLAN
9 11 (39.29%) ProCurve
9 11 (39.29%) Cisco ASA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (53.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) OSPF
2 25 (89.29%) VRRP
3 16 (57.14%) DHCP
4 15 (53.57%) Ethernet
4 15 (53.57%) Broadband
4 15 (53.57%) SNMP
5 13 (46.43%) 802.11
5 13 (46.43%) EIGRP
5 13 (46.43%) GPON
6 11 (39.29%) Firewall
6 11 (39.29%) Wireless
6 11 (39.29%) VLAN
6 11 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (35.71%) HSRP
7 10 (35.71%) RIP
8 1 (3.57%) LAN
8 1 (3.57%) WAN
8 1 (3.57%) MPLS
8 1 (3.57%) DNS
8 1 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
General
1 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 13 (46.43%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) NOC Engineer
1 15 (53.57%) Senior NOC Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 10 (35.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
1 1 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) C#
1 15 (53.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (57.14%) CCNA
3 15 (53.57%) Degree
4 12 (42.86%) CCNP
5 3 (10.71%) CCIE
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) HP
3 11 (39.29%) ProCurve
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) VMware