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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 65 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 28 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.52% 2.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.37% 9.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 0
Average salary £37,500 £46,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
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
270 265 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.35% 22.73% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 250 233 189
Average salary £36,500 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.59% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 August 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 August 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 -10 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 -
Caerphilly +13 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (90.70%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (90.70%) Firewall
3 38 (88.37%) LAN
4 34 (79.07%) CCNP
5 30 (69.77%) WAN
5 30 (69.77%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (65.12%) VPN
7 22 (51.16%) F5
8 21 (48.84%) CheckPoint
9 20 (46.51%) Juniper
9 20 (46.51%) OSPF
9 20 (46.51%) HSRP
10 18 (41.86%) Cisco PIX
10 18 (41.86%) MPLS
11 15 (34.88%) Load Balancing
12 14 (32.56%) Network Design
12 14 (32.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (32.56%) MS Office
13 12 (27.91%) Linux
13 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
13 12 (27.91%) EIGRP
14 11 (25.58%) IPsec
14 11 (25.58%) Advertising
14 11 (25.58%) VMware
14 11 (25.58%) CCIP
14 11 (25.58%) DHCP
15 10 (23.26%) SLA
15 10 (23.26%) CCNA
16 9 (20.93%) ITIL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Office
2 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (90.70%) Firewall
2 38 (88.37%) LAN
3 30 (69.77%) WAN
3 30 (69.77%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (65.12%) VPN
5 20 (46.51%) OSPF
5 20 (46.51%) HSRP
6 18 (41.86%) Cisco PIX
6 18 (41.86%) MPLS
7 14 (32.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (27.91%) EIGRP
9 11 (25.58%) IPsec
9 11 (25.58%) DHCP
10 9 (20.93%) Network Security
10 9 (20.93%) FWSM
11 8 (18.60%) PuTTY
11 8 (18.60%) SecureCRT
11 8 (18.60%) SSH
11 8 (18.60%) Telnet
11 8 (18.60%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (25.58%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Support Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Network Support
4 8 (18.60%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (16.28%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 3 (6.98%) Operations Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) UNIX
3 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
3 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Load Balancing
2 14 (32.56%) Network Design
3 9 (20.93%) ITIL
4 8 (18.60%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.65%) Network Management
5 2 (4.65%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.65%) AWK
Qualifications
1 39 (90.70%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (79.07%) CCNP
3 11 (25.58%) CCIP
4 10 (23.26%) CCNA
5 7 (16.28%) CCSE
5 7 (16.28%) JNCIS
6 6 (13.95%) Degree
6 6 (13.95%) CCIE
7 5 (11.63%) SAP Certification
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.33%) CCDP
9 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) SLA
2 5 (11.63%) ISO 9001
2 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (51.16%) F5
3 21 (48.84%) CheckPoint
4 20 (46.51%) Juniper
5 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
6 11 (25.58%) VMware
7 8 (18.60%) SolarWinds
8 7 (16.28%) Websense
8 7 (16.28%) McAfee
8 7 (16.28%) Blue Coat
8 7 (16.28%) Lumension
8 7 (16.28%) SonicWALL
8 7 (16.28%) Aruba
9 5 (11.63%) HP
9 5 (11.63%) SAP
10 3 (6.98%) NetApp
11 2 (4.65%) Nokia
11 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.33%) Dell
12 1 (2.33%) Citrix
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