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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 79 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.70% 2.89% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.81% 12.41% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 22
Average salary £47,500 £38,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.18% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -4.44%
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
214 266 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.30% 23.29% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 198 244 207
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 -6 20 £47,500 -7.76%
Bridgend -15 1 £27,500 -24.65%
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (95.35%) OSPF
3 35 (81.40%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (65.12%) VRRP
5 25 (58.14%) Firewall
6 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
7 21 (48.84%) EIGRP
8 20 (46.51%) CCNA
8 20 (46.51%) Broadband
8 20 (46.51%) Ethernet
9 19 (44.19%) CCNP
9 19 (44.19%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (41.86%) Wireless
10 18 (41.86%) HP
10 18 (41.86%) RIP
11 16 (37.21%) DHCP
11 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
11 16 (37.21%) Telecoms
12 15 (34.88%) C#
12 15 (34.88%) PHP
12 15 (34.88%) Linux
12 15 (34.88%) SNMP
12 15 (34.88%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (34.88%) Degree
12 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
13 14 (32.56%) VLAN
13 14 (32.56%) ProCurve
13 14 (32.56%) 802.1X
14 13 (30.23%) GPON
14 13 (30.23%) HSRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.30%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (34.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (95.35%) OSPF
2 28 (65.12%) VRRP
3 25 (58.14%) Firewall
4 21 (48.84%) EIGRP
5 20 (46.51%) Broadband
5 20 (46.51%) Ethernet
6 19 (44.19%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (41.86%) Wireless
7 18 (41.86%) RIP
8 16 (37.21%) DHCP
9 15 (34.88%) SNMP
10 14 (32.56%) VLAN
11 13 (30.23%) GPON
11 13 (30.23%) 802.11
11 13 (30.23%) HSRP
12 8 (18.60%) MPLS
13 7 (16.28%) Spanning Tree
14 6 (13.95%) IPv6
14 6 (13.95%) NetScaler
14 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 16 (37.21%) Telecoms
2 13 (30.23%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Network Engineer
2 15 (34.88%) NOC Engineer
2 15 (34.88%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Principal Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Network Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) 802.1X
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (11.63%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
1 6 (13.95%) Product Management
2 5 (11.63%) Network Management
3 4 (9.30%) Change Management
3 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.33%) Network Design
4 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) C#
1 15 (34.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (81.40%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (46.51%) CCNA
3 19 (44.19%) CCNP
4 15 (34.88%) Degree
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) SAP Certification
6 3 (6.98%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) OpenView
1 5 (11.63%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (11.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (41.86%) HP
4 14 (32.56%) ProCurve
5 11 (25.58%) F5
6 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds
6 6 (13.95%) Citrix
7 5 (11.63%) Nortel
7 5 (11.63%) BMC
7 5 (11.63%) Nokia
7 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.63%) Remedy
7 5 (11.63%) 3Com
7 5 (11.63%) VMware
7 5 (11.63%) SonicWALL
8 4 (9.30%) Siemens
8 4 (9.30%) SAP
8 4 (9.30%) Avaya
9 2 (4.65%) Dell