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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 63 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 22 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.60% 1.52% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.01% 6.99% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 15
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
157 143 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.56% 21.77% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 148 133 120
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 September 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (97.30%) OSPF
3 31 (83.78%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (75.68%) VRRP
5 22 (59.46%) DHCP
5 22 (59.46%) Telecoms
6 20 (54.05%) 802.1X
7 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
7 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
7 19 (51.35%) CCNA
8 18 (48.65%) SNMP
8 18 (48.65%) Broadband
8 18 (48.65%) C#
8 18 (48.65%) PHP
8 18 (48.65%) Ethernet
8 18 (48.65%) Linux
8 18 (48.65%) MS PowerPoint
8 18 (48.65%) Degree
8 18 (48.65%) Computer Science
9 16 (43.24%) Back Office
9 16 (43.24%) GPON
9 16 (43.24%) 802.11
10 15 (40.54%) Firewall
10 15 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (40.54%) EIGRP
11 14 (37.84%) Wireless
12 12 (32.43%) CCNP
13 11 (29.73%) HP
13 11 (29.73%) ProCurve
13 11 (29.73%) VLAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
2 18 (48.65%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 36 (97.30%) OSPF
2 28 (75.68%) VRRP
3 22 (59.46%) DHCP
4 18 (48.65%) Ethernet
4 18 (48.65%) Broadband
4 18 (48.65%) SNMP
5 16 (43.24%) 802.11
5 16 (43.24%) GPON
6 15 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (40.54%) EIGRP
6 15 (40.54%) Firewall
7 14 (37.84%) Wireless
8 11 (29.73%) VLAN
9 10 (27.03%) RIP
9 10 (27.03%) HSRP
10 8 (21.62%) MPLS
10 8 (21.62%) LAN
10 8 (21.62%) WAN
10 8 (21.62%) DNS
11 7 (18.92%) IPsec
General
1 22 (59.46%) Telecoms
2 16 (43.24%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) NOC Engineer
1 18 (48.65%) Senior NOC Engineer
1 18 (48.65%) Network Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Lead Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Field Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) 802.1X
2 10 (27.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
1 4 (10.81%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
2 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
2 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.41%) Network Management
4 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.70%) Network Design
4 1 (2.70%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) C#
1 18 (48.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (83.78%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (51.35%) CCNA
3 18 (48.65%) Degree
4 12 (32.43%) CCNP
5 3 (8.11%) CCIE
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) HP
3 11 (29.73%) ProCurve
4 5 (13.51%) F5
5 4 (10.81%) Juniper
5 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
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