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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 79 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.74% 1.10% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.34% 5.70% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 17
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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
331 193 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.38% 19.24% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 270 158 222
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 0 7 £39,000 -18.75% 2
Caerphilly -1 7 £75,000 +92.30%
Bridgend +6 4 £30,000 - 2
Newport - 3 - -
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 31 (83.78%) OSPF
3 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (70.27%) Firewall
4 21 (56.76%) CCNP
5 20 (54.05%) MPLS
6 17 (45.95%) EIGRP
6 17 (45.95%) IPv6
7 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (43.24%) F5
8 15 (40.54%) RIP
9 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
10 12 (32.43%) HP
10 12 (32.43%) Wireless
10 12 (32.43%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (29.73%) VRRP
12 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (27.03%) VLAN
12 10 (27.03%) Load Balancing
12 10 (27.03%) HSRP
13 9 (24.32%) NetScaler
13 9 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (24.32%) BIG-IP
13 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
13 9 (24.32%) Product Management
13 9 (24.32%) Citrix
13 9 (24.32%) CCNA
13 9 (24.32%) VPN
14 8 (21.62%) IPv4

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (10.81%) Lync
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) PaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) OSPF
2 26 (70.27%) Firewall
3 20 (54.05%) MPLS
4 17 (45.95%) IPv6
4 17 (45.95%) EIGRP
5 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (40.54%) RIP
7 12 (32.43%) Wireless
7 12 (32.43%) Spanning Tree
8 11 (29.73%) VRRP
9 10 (27.03%) HSRP
9 10 (27.03%) VLAN
10 9 (24.32%) NetScaler
10 9 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (24.32%) BIG-IP
10 9 (24.32%) VPN
11 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
11 8 (21.62%) IPv4
11 8 (21.62%) VPLS
12 7 (18.92%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Data Mining
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
General
1 6 (16.22%) Advertising
1 6 (16.22%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Network Engineer
2 14 (37.84%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Architect
3 11 (29.73%) Network Architect
4 1 (2.70%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
4 1 (2.70%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Project Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (27.03%) Load Balancing
2 9 (24.32%) Product Management
3 8 (21.62%) Network Management
4 6 (16.22%) Mobile Marketing
4 6 (16.22%) Low Latency
4 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (16.22%) Network Architecture
4 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Network Design
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (56.76%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) CCNA
4 6 (16.22%) CCIE
5 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.81%) SAP Certification
6 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
1 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) OpenView
1 4 (10.81%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (10.81%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) F5
3 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (32.43%) HP
5 9 (24.32%) Citrix
5 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
6 8 (21.62%) ProCurve
6 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
7 7 (18.92%) VMware
8 6 (16.22%) Nokia
8 6 (16.22%) IBM
9 5 (13.51%) SonicWALL
10 4 (10.81%) 3Com
10 4 (10.81%) Siemens
10 4 (10.81%) SAP
10 4 (10.81%) Nortel
10 4 (10.81%) Remedy
10 4 (10.81%) Avaya
10 4 (10.81%) Juniper
10 4 (10.81%) BMC
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £225 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 26 days ago