The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 80 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 18 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.47% 1.21% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 5.47% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 14
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £25,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
240 274 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.54% 22.03% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 201 258 192
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
UK

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Wales

BGP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales +4 15 £40,000 -15.78% 1
North Wales - 3 £42,500 - 1
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (96.30%) Firewall
3 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (66.67%) VPN
5 16 (59.26%) CCNP
6 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
8 12 (44.44%) MPLS
8 12 (44.44%) OSPF
8 12 (44.44%) Juniper
8 12 (44.44%) WAN
8 12 (44.44%) Network Security
9 11 (40.74%) HSRP
9 11 (40.74%) LAN
10 10 (37.04%) RIP
10 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
10 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
10 10 (37.04%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (33.33%) F5
11 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (33.33%) Advertising
11 9 (33.33%) MS Office
12 8 (29.63%) VMware
12 8 (29.63%) Internet
13 7 (25.93%) Nokia
13 7 (25.93%) Siemens
13 7 (25.93%) Remedy
13 7 (25.93%) Change Management
13 7 (25.93%) FDDI

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 7 (25.93%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) VPN
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (44.44%) MPLS
4 12 (44.44%) OSPF
4 12 (44.44%) WAN
4 12 (44.44%) Network Security
5 11 (40.74%) HSRP
5 11 (40.74%) LAN
6 10 (37.04%) RIP
6 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (29.63%) Internet
8 7 (25.93%) FDDI
8 7 (25.93%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (25.93%) ADSL
8 7 (25.93%) Broadband
8 7 (25.93%) ISDN
8 7 (25.93%) PPP
General
1 9 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Head of Network Operations
5 1 (3.70%) Head of Operations
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Change Management
1 7 (25.93%) Network Management
2 6 (22.22%) Network Design
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (59.26%) CCNP
3 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) CCIP
5 3 (11.11%) CCNA
5 3 (11.11%) CCIE
6 2 (7.41%) CCDP
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) OpenView
1 7 (25.93%) CiscoWorks
1 7 (25.93%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 12 (44.44%) Juniper
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) F5
6 8 (29.63%) VMware
7 7 (25.93%) Nokia
7 7 (25.93%) Siemens
7 7 (25.93%) Remedy
7 7 (25.93%) 3Com
7 7 (25.93%) BMC
7 7 (25.93%) Avaya
7 7 (25.93%) Nortel
7 7 (25.93%) SonicWALL
8 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
9 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.70%) NetApp
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