The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 73 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.28% 2.62% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 13.75% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 12
Median salary £67,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% -13.63%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
126 160 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.36% 19.05% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 106 149 136
Median salary £37,500 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for BGP.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) F5
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (33.33%) HSRP
6 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (33.33%) VRRP
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) FTP
7 2 (22.22%) RIP
7 2 (22.22%) SNMP
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Avaya
7 2 (22.22%) WLAN
7 2 (22.22%) Dell

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) HSRP
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) VRRP
6 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) FTP
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) RIP
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCDA
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (11.11%) ZTE