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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 87 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.62% 1.88% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 6.98% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 11
Median salary £38,750 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.69%
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
209 315 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.48% 26.85% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 185 269 154
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,875 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 7 £38,750 +10.71%
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for BGP.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) OSPF
4 10 (62.50%) IPsec
4 10 (62.50%) F5
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
5 9 (56.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (56.25%) DDoS Mitigation
5 9 (56.25%) MPLS
5 9 (56.25%) LAN
6 8 (50.00%) CCNA
6 8 (50.00%) VPN
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (37.50%) HSRP
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) Juniper
8 6 (37.50%) WAN
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
8 6 (37.50%) Internet
8 6 (37.50%) VRRP
9 5 (31.25%) FTP
10 4 (25.00%) IPv4
10 4 (25.00%) IPv6
10 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 3 (18.75%) VPLS
11 3 (18.75%) Degree

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
1 11 (68.75%) OSPF
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (62.50%) IPsec
3 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 9 (56.25%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) HSRP
6 6 (37.50%) Internet
6 6 (37.50%) VRRP
6 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) FTP
8 4 (25.00%) IPv4
8 4 (25.00%) IPv6
9 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
9 3 (18.75%) VLAN
9 3 (18.75%) VPLS
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Support
2 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 9 (56.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) AWS Certification
4 3 (18.75%) CCDA
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
5 2 (12.50%) CCIE
5 2 (12.50%) JNCIS
5 2 (12.50%) MCITP
5 2 (12.50%) MCSA
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) F5
3 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Radware
5 3 (18.75%) TippingPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) ZTE