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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 66 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.02% 0.45% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.48% 2.36% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 5
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,700 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £53,700 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +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
108 127 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.72% 19.16% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 90 110 53
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 23 (88.46%) OSPF
3 19 (73.08%) IPsec
3 19 (73.08%) Data Centre
4 18 (69.23%) MPLS
4 18 (69.23%) LAN
5 17 (65.38%) DNS
6 16 (61.54%) WAN
6 16 (61.54%) DHCP
6 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
6 16 (61.54%) 802.1X
7 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (42.31%) VPLS
8 11 (42.31%) F5
9 10 (38.46%) Spanning Tree
9 10 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (38.46%) DDoS Mitigation
9 10 (38.46%) Wireless
9 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
10 9 (34.62%) CCNP
10 9 (34.62%) VPN
10 9 (34.62%) Firewall
10 9 (34.62%) Problem Management
10 9 (34.62%) Capacity Management
10 9 (34.62%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (30.77%) Network Management
11 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (30.77%) Degree
11 8 (30.77%) VRRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 6 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) OSPF
2 19 (73.08%) IPsec
3 18 (69.23%) LAN
3 18 (69.23%) MPLS
4 17 (65.38%) DNS
5 16 (61.54%) DHCP
5 16 (61.54%) WAN
6 11 (42.31%) VPLS
7 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
7 10 (38.46%) Spanning Tree
7 10 (38.46%) Wireless
8 9 (34.62%) Firewall
8 9 (34.62%) VPN
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (30.77%) Internet
9 8 (30.77%) VRRP
10 7 (26.92%) FTP
11 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
11 6 (23.08%) SNMP
General
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Principal Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Support
5 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Data Centre
2 10 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (34.62%) Capacity Management
2 9 (34.62%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (34.62%) Problem Management
3 8 (30.77%) Network Management
4 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (3.85%) Line Management
7 1 (3.85%) Network Design
7 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
1 6 (23.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNP
3 8 (30.77%) Degree
4 7 (26.92%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
5 2 (7.69%) CCDA
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.85%) MCITP
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) F5
3 7 (26.92%) Juniper
4 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.69%) Radware
5 2 (7.69%) TippingPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Peopleworks
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60,000 to £65,000 + Bonus + Excelle
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago