The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 94 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing BGP 9 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.67% 1.45% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 8.58% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 32
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
BGP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
293 233 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.90% 16.93% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 228 210 261
Median salary £36,189 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.60% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

BGP
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Wales region.

BGP Salary Trend in Wales

BGP
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Wales

BGP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -5 9 £35,000 -26.31%
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for BGP.

1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) MPLS
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) F5
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 5 (33.33%) Internet
7 5 (33.33%) Juniper
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) IPsec
8 4 (26.67%) FTP
8 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (26.67%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (26.67%) Office 365
9 3 (20.00%) VLAN
9 3 (20.00%) HSRP
9 3 (20.00%) IPv4
9 3 (20.00%) IPv6

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) MPLS
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) FTP
6 4 (26.67%) IPsec
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (20.00%) HSRP
7 3 (20.00%) IPv4
7 3 (20.00%) IPv6
7 3 (20.00%) VLAN
7 3 (20.00%) VRRP
8 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior IT Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Server Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Switch Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCNP
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCDA
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) F5
3 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) ZTE