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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 84 63 85
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.02% 1.68% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 7.18% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Average salary £59,000 £50,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% +90.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £31,450 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £50,750 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +3.44%
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
279 195 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.79% 23.35% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 219 166 204
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +38.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Caerphilly - 5 - - 1
Torfaen - 5 £59,000 -
Cardiff -26 2 £46,500 -7.00%
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) OSPF
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (72.73%) MPLS
4 13 (59.09%) Firewall
4 13 (59.09%) CCNP
4 13 (59.09%) IPv6
5 11 (50.00%) F5
6 10 (45.45%) WAN
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
8 8 (36.36%) VPLS
8 8 (36.36%) LAN
8 8 (36.36%) IPv4
9 7 (31.82%) CCIE
9 7 (31.82%) Advertising
9 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
9 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (31.82%) Network Architecture
10 6 (27.27%) PaaS
10 6 (27.27%) Marketing
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (27.27%) Network Design
10 6 (27.27%) Big Data
10 6 (27.27%) Mobile Marketing
10 6 (27.27%) Low Latency
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
10 6 (27.27%) Juniper

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) OSPF
2 16 (72.73%) MPLS
3 13 (59.09%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) IPv6
4 10 (45.45%) WAN
5 8 (36.36%) VPLS
5 8 (36.36%) LAN
5 8 (36.36%) IPv4
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (27.27%) SAN
7 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
7 6 (27.27%) VPN
8 5 (22.73%) RIP
8 5 (22.73%) NetScaler
8 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
9 4 (18.18%) NAS
10 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Big Data
1 6 (27.27%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (31.82%) Advertising
2 6 (27.27%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Network Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Escalation Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
1 7 (31.82%) Network Architecture
2 6 (27.27%) Network Design
2 6 (27.27%) Mobile Marketing
2 6 (27.27%) Low Latency
2 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 5 (22.73%) Product Management
4 4 (18.18%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCNP
3 7 (31.82%) CCIE
4 4 (18.18%) JNCIS
5 3 (13.64%) CCSE
5 3 (13.64%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) CCDA
6 1 (4.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) NFS
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) IBM
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
5 3 (13.64%) SonicWALL
5 3 (13.64%) Lumension
5 3 (13.64%) Aruba
5 3 (13.64%) EMC
5 3 (13.64%) McAfee
5 3 (13.64%) Websense
5 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Nokia
6 2 (9.09%) Brocade
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