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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 86 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.65% 1.62% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 9.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 0
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
225 219 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.91% 17.69% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 212 198 243
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,375 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Bridgend - 3 £37,500 - 1
Caerphilly +9 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Cardiff -7 2 £61,250 +16.66%
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (97.30%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (94.59%) LAN
4 34 (91.89%) Firewall
5 32 (86.49%) CCNP
6 28 (75.68%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (72.97%) WAN
8 24 (64.86%) VPN
8 24 (64.86%) F5
9 22 (59.46%) OSPF
10 19 (51.35%) CheckPoint
10 19 (51.35%) Cisco PIX
11 16 (43.24%) Load Balancing
11 16 (43.24%) MPLS
12 15 (40.54%) Juniper
12 15 (40.54%) Network Design
13 14 (37.84%) HSRP
14 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
15 12 (32.43%) Linux
15 12 (32.43%) MS Office
15 12 (32.43%) EIGRP
16 11 (29.73%) IPsec
17 10 (27.03%) Windows
17 10 (27.03%) SLA
17 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (27.03%) VMware
18 9 (24.32%) ITIL
18 9 (24.32%) Advertising
19 8 (21.62%) McAfee
19 8 (21.62%) VRRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Office
2 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (94.59%) LAN
2 34 (91.89%) Firewall
3 28 (75.68%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (72.97%) WAN
5 24 (64.86%) VPN
6 22 (59.46%) OSPF
7 19 (51.35%) Cisco PIX
8 16 (43.24%) MPLS
9 14 (37.84%) HSRP
10 12 (32.43%) EIGRP
11 11 (29.73%) IPsec
12 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (21.62%) VRRP
13 8 (21.62%) DHCP
13 8 (21.62%) RIP
13 8 (21.62%) FWSM
13 8 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (16.22%) Network Security
15 5 (13.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (24.32%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Support Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (21.62%) Escalation Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Network Support
5 7 (18.92%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Operations Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.22%) UNIX
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Load Balancing
2 15 (40.54%) Network Design
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) Capacity Management
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.41%) Network Management
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) AWK
1 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (97.30%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (86.49%) CCNP
3 8 (21.62%) CCIP
3 8 (21.62%) CCNA
3 8 (21.62%) CCSE
3 8 (21.62%) JNCIS
4 7 (18.92%) CCIE
5 6 (16.22%) Degree
6 5 (13.51%) SAP Certification
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.41%) CCDP
8 1 (2.70%) CCDA
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) SLA
2 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (64.86%) F5
3 19 (51.35%) CheckPoint
4 15 (40.54%) Juniper
5 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) VMware
7 8 (21.62%) McAfee
7 8 (21.62%) Websense
7 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
7 8 (21.62%) SonicWALL
7 8 (21.62%) Aruba
7 8 (21.62%) Lumension
8 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
8 5 (13.51%) SAP
8 5 (13.51%) HP
9 3 (8.11%) NetApp
10 2 (5.41%) Nokia
10 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.70%) Dell
11 1 (2.70%) Citrix
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago