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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 83 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.72% 0.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 5.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
212 186 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.06% 15.66% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 196 172 192
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 0 4 £38,500 -24.87%
Bridgend - 3 £39,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £42,500 -
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 35 (94.59%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (86.49%) LAN
4 31 (83.78%) CCNP
4 31 (83.78%) Firewall
5 30 (81.08%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (75.68%) OSPF
7 27 (72.97%) WAN
7 27 (72.97%) F5
8 22 (59.46%) CheckPoint
9 20 (54.05%) Cisco PIX
9 20 (54.05%) VPN
10 18 (48.65%) Network Design
11 16 (43.24%) Load Balancing
11 16 (43.24%) MPLS
12 15 (40.54%) Juniper
13 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
13 14 (37.84%) Linux
14 13 (35.14%) EIGRP
15 12 (32.43%) Windows
15 12 (32.43%) RIP
16 11 (29.73%) MS Office
16 11 (29.73%) HSRP
17 10 (27.03%) IPsec
17 10 (27.03%) JNCIS
17 10 (27.03%) Blue Coat
17 10 (27.03%) CCSE
17 10 (27.03%) Lumension
17 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
17 10 (27.03%) Aruba

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (29.73%) MS Office
2 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) LAN
2 31 (83.78%) Firewall
3 30 (81.08%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (75.68%) OSPF
5 27 (72.97%) WAN
6 20 (54.05%) Cisco PIX
6 20 (54.05%) VPN
7 16 (43.24%) MPLS
8 13 (35.14%) EIGRP
9 12 (32.43%) RIP
10 11 (29.73%) HSRP
11 10 (27.03%) IPsec
11 10 (27.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (27.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (24.32%) VRRP
13 7 (18.92%) FWSM
13 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (16.22%) IPv4
14 6 (16.22%) IPv6
15 5 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (16.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Network Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (27.03%) Escalation Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
5 8 (21.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Network Support
6 6 (16.22%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Network Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
8 3 (8.11%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (8.11%) Operations Team Leader
8 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Network Operations Team Leader
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Support
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Design Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Architect
10 1 (2.70%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.51%) 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 18 (48.65%) Network Design
2 16 (43.24%) Load Balancing
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 7 (18.92%) Capacity Management
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Network Management
7 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.70%) Mobile Marketing
8 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.70%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.41%) AWK
Qualifications
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (83.78%) CCNP
3 10 (27.03%) JNCIS
3 10 (27.03%) CCSE
4 8 (21.62%) CCIE
4 8 (21.62%) CCNA
5 5 (13.51%) Degree
6 4 (10.81%) CCIP
6 4 (10.81%) 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 8 (21.62%) SLA
2 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 27 (72.97%) F5
3 22 (59.46%) CheckPoint
4 15 (40.54%) Juniper
5 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) Blue Coat
6 10 (27.03%) Lumension
6 10 (27.03%) Aruba
6 10 (27.03%) SonicWALL
6 10 (27.03%) McAfee
6 10 (27.03%) Websense
7 8 (21.62%) VMware
8 4 (10.81%) SAP
8 4 (10.81%) 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%) EMC
11 1 (2.70%) Citrix