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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 83 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 11 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.97% 0.95% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 5.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
228 190 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.14% 16.48% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 216 173 169
Average salary £38,400 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Torfaen - 5 £42,500 - 1
Cardiff -3 3 £36,750 -28.29%
Bridgend - 3 £39,000 -
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (80.65%) CCNP
3 25 (80.65%) LAN
4 23 (74.19%) Firewall
5 22 (70.97%) OSPF
5 22 (70.97%) WAN
5 22 (70.97%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (61.29%) F5
7 16 (51.61%) Cisco PIX
7 16 (51.61%) CheckPoint
7 16 (51.61%) VPN
8 15 (48.39%) MPLS
9 14 (45.16%) Network Design
10 11 (35.48%) Load Balancing
10 11 (35.48%) EIGRP
10 11 (35.48%) Juniper
10 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
10 11 (35.48%) Linux
11 10 (32.26%) Windows
11 10 (32.26%) CCIE
12 9 (29.03%) HSRP
12 9 (29.03%) RIP
13 8 (25.81%) SLA
13 8 (25.81%) MS Office
13 8 (25.81%) IPsec
13 8 (25.81%) Advertising
14 7 (22.58%) VMware
14 7 (22.58%) Blue Coat
14 7 (22.58%) CCSE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (9.68%) Apache
1 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) LAN
2 23 (74.19%) Firewall
3 22 (70.97%) OSPF
3 22 (70.97%) WAN
3 22 (70.97%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (51.61%) VPN
4 16 (51.61%) Cisco PIX
5 15 (48.39%) MPLS
6 11 (35.48%) EIGRP
7 9 (29.03%) RIP
7 9 (29.03%) HSRP
8 8 (25.81%) IPsec
9 7 (22.58%) VRRP
9 7 (22.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (22.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (16.13%) FWSM
10 5 (16.13%) VPLS
10 5 (16.13%) IPv4
10 5 (16.13%) IPv6
10 5 (16.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
1 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 8 (25.81%) Advertising
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Network Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (22.58%) Escalation Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Support
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Network Operations Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
3 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Network Design
2 11 (35.48%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.13%) Network Management
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile Marketing
5 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
5 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) AWK
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (80.65%) CCNP
3 10 (32.26%) CCIE
4 7 (22.58%) CCSE
4 7 (22.58%) JNCIS
5 5 (16.13%) CCNA
6 4 (12.90%) CCIP
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
7 2 (6.45%) SAP Certification
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (3.23%) CCDA
8 1 (3.23%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Firmware
3 1 (3.23%) NFS
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 19 (61.29%) F5
3 16 (51.61%) CheckPoint
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) Juniper
5 7 (22.58%) McAfee
5 7 (22.58%) Websense
5 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 7 (22.58%) Blue Coat
5 7 (22.58%) SonicWALL
5 7 (22.58%) Lumension
5 7 (22.58%) Aruba
6 3 (9.68%) EMC
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) Nokia
6 3 (9.68%) IBM
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) SAP
7 2 (6.45%) Brocade
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CPS Group
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