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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 60 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.66% 0.99% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £38,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
118 65 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.57% 12.92% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 108 58 44
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 25 November 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (88.24%) WAN
3 15 (88.24%) OSPF
4 14 (82.35%) MPLS
5 13 (76.47%) LAN
6 12 (70.59%) CCNP
6 12 (70.59%) Firewall
7 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
8 10 (58.82%) VPN
9 9 (52.94%) F5
10 8 (47.06%) Network Design
10 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
10 8 (47.06%) CCIE
11 6 (35.29%) CCNA
11 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (29.41%) Juniper
12 5 (29.41%) Advertising
12 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
13 4 (23.53%) VMware
13 4 (23.53%) CCIP
13 4 (23.53%) IPv4
13 4 (23.53%) IPv6
13 4 (23.53%) HSRP
14 3 (17.65%) Network Management
14 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (17.65%) NetApp
14 3 (17.65%) DHCP
14 3 (17.65%) ITIL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) WAN
1 15 (88.24%) OSPF
2 14 (82.35%) MPLS
3 13 (76.47%) LAN
4 12 (70.59%) Firewall
5 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (58.82%) VPN
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
9 4 (23.53%) IPv4
9 4 (23.53%) IPv6
9 4 (23.53%) HSRP
10 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (17.65%) Internet
10 3 (17.65%) DHCP
11 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
11 2 (11.76%) PPP
11 2 (11.76%) RIP
11 2 (11.76%) SNMP
11 2 (11.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (29.41%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Network Design
1 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Network Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) AWK
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) CCIE
4 6 (35.29%) CCNA
5 4 (23.53%) CCIP
6 2 (11.76%) CCDP
7 1 (5.88%) CCDA
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 9 (52.94%) F5
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Nokia
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix