The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 61 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 32 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.80% 2.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.70% 11.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 0
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 242 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.05% 21.55% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 230 212 179
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
Wales

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 17 £53,250 +12.10%
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 -
Caerphilly +13 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (93.02%) Firewall
3 38 (88.37%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (86.05%) LAN
5 33 (76.74%) CCNP
6 30 (69.77%) WAN
6 30 (69.77%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (65.12%) VPN
8 22 (51.16%) Juniper
8 22 (51.16%) CheckPoint
9 21 (48.84%) F5
9 21 (48.84%) HSRP
10 19 (44.19%) OSPF
11 18 (41.86%) MPLS
12 17 (39.53%) Cisco PIX
13 15 (34.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (34.88%) MS Office
14 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
14 14 (32.56%) Network Design
15 12 (27.91%) Linux
15 12 (27.91%) DHCP
15 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
16 11 (25.58%) CCIP
16 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
16 11 (25.58%) Advertising
17 10 (23.26%) VMware
17 10 (23.26%) IPsec
17 10 (23.26%) CCNA
17 10 (23.26%) Network Security
18 9 (20.93%) SSH

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Office
2 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 40 (93.02%) Firewall
2 37 (86.05%) LAN
3 30 (69.77%) WAN
3 30 (69.77%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (65.12%) VPN
5 21 (48.84%) HSRP
6 19 (44.19%) OSPF
7 18 (41.86%) MPLS
8 17 (39.53%) Cisco PIX
9 15 (34.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (27.91%) DHCP
11 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
12 10 (23.26%) IPsec
12 10 (23.26%) Network Security
13 9 (20.93%) SSH
13 9 (20.93%) PuTTY
13 9 (20.93%) SecureCRT
13 9 (20.93%) Telnet
14 8 (18.60%) FWSM
15 7 (16.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (25.58%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Support Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (18.60%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Network Support
5 7 (16.28%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 3 (6.98%) Operations Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.28%) UNIX
3 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
1 14 (32.56%) Network Design
2 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.65%) Network Management
4 2 (4.65%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.65%) AWK
Qualifications
1 38 (88.37%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (76.74%) CCNP
3 11 (25.58%) CCIP
4 10 (23.26%) CCNA
5 7 (16.28%) CCSE
5 7 (16.28%) JNCIS
6 6 (13.95%) Degree
7 5 (11.63%) SAP Certification
7 5 (11.63%) CCIE
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.33%) CCDP
9 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) SLA
2 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (51.16%) Juniper
2 22 (51.16%) CheckPoint
3 21 (48.84%) F5
4 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 10 (23.26%) VMware
6 9 (20.93%) SolarWinds
7 7 (16.28%) Blue Coat
7 7 (16.28%) Lumension
7 7 (16.28%) SonicWALL
7 7 (16.28%) Aruba
7 7 (16.28%) Websense
7 7 (16.28%) McAfee
8 5 (11.63%) SAP
8 5 (11.63%) HP
9 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 2 (4.65%) Nokia
9 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.33%) Dell
10 1 (2.33%) Citrix