The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 71 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 27 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.20% 2.21% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.31% 11.74% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 25
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,300 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
BGP
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
262 213 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.34% 18.85% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 232 185 209
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,150 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

BGP
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the South Wales region.

BGP Salary Trend in South Wales

BGP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in South Wales

BGP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 19 £47,500 +18.75%
Bridgend -1 5 £30,000 -17.80%
Caerphilly +7 2 £75,000 +100.00%
Newport - 1 - -
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (90.91%) OSPF
3 33 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (65.91%) Firewall
5 24 (54.55%) VRRP
6 20 (45.45%) EIGRP
6 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 19 (43.18%) CCNP
7 19 (43.18%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (40.91%) RIP
8 18 (40.91%) HP
9 17 (38.64%) Wireless
9 17 (38.64%) Ethernet
10 16 (36.36%) CCNA
10 16 (36.36%) Broadband
11 14 (31.82%) ProCurve
11 14 (31.82%) VLAN
11 14 (31.82%) F5
12 13 (29.55%) HSRP
12 13 (29.55%) CSS
12 13 (29.55%) Linux
12 13 (29.55%) MPLS
13 12 (27.27%) Telecoms
13 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
13 12 (27.27%) IPv6
14 11 (25.00%) SNMP
14 11 (25.00%) DHCP
14 11 (25.00%) C#
14 11 (25.00%) PHP
14 11 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (90.91%) OSPF
2 29 (65.91%) Firewall
3 24 (54.55%) VRRP
4 20 (45.45%) EIGRP
5 19 (43.18%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (40.91%) RIP
7 17 (38.64%) Ethernet
7 17 (38.64%) Wireless
8 16 (36.36%) Broadband
9 14 (31.82%) VLAN
10 13 (29.55%) MPLS
10 13 (29.55%) HSRP
11 12 (27.27%) IPv6
12 11 (25.00%) DHCP
12 11 (25.00%) SNMP
13 9 (20.45%) 802.11
13 9 (20.45%) BIG-IP
13 9 (20.45%) Spanning Tree
13 9 (20.45%) GPON
13 9 (20.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 2 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 12 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.45%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Network Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Project Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Field Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (11.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
1 9 (20.45%) Product Management
2 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) Network Management
4 4 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Low Latency
5 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.27%) Network Design
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) C#
1 11 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (43.18%) CCNP
3 16 (36.36%) CCNA
4 11 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (11.36%) CCIE
5 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) SAP Certification
7 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) OpenView
1 5 (11.36%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (11.36%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.91%) HP
4 14 (31.82%) ProCurve
4 14 (31.82%) F5
5 9 (20.45%) SolarWinds
5 9 (20.45%) Citrix
6 5 (11.36%) Nortel
6 5 (11.36%) BMC
6 5 (11.36%) Nokia
6 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
6 5 (11.36%) Remedy
6 5 (11.36%) 3Com
6 5 (11.36%) VMware
6 5 (11.36%) SonicWALL
7 4 (9.09%) Siemens
7 4 (9.09%) SAP
7 4 (9.09%) Avaya
8 2 (4.55%) Dell
8 2 (4.55%) IBM