The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 79 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.62% 1.75% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.95% 8.07% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 1
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +72.41%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
302 285 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.32% 21.72% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 264 255 234
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
South Wales -4 20 £40,000 -20.00%
North Wales - 1 - -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (91.67%) Firewall
3 41 (85.42%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (79.17%) LAN
5 36 (75.00%) CCNP
6 30 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (62.50%) WAN
7 28 (58.33%) VPN
8 27 (56.25%) OSPF
9 24 (50.00%) MPLS
10 23 (47.92%) F5
11 20 (41.67%) CheckPoint
12 19 (39.58%) Cisco PIX
13 18 (37.50%) Juniper
13 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
13 18 (37.50%) MS Office
13 18 (37.50%) HSRP
14 17 (35.42%) VMware
15 16 (33.33%) Load Balancing
16 14 (29.17%) Network Design
16 14 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (27.08%) RIP
17 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
18 12 (25.00%) CCIP
18 12 (25.00%) CCNA
18 12 (25.00%) Linux
19 11 (22.92%) Advertising
19 11 (22.92%) IPsec
20 10 (20.83%) ITIL
20 10 (20.83%) Windows

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (37.50%) MS Office
2 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 44 (91.67%) Firewall
2 38 (79.17%) LAN
3 30 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (62.50%) WAN
4 28 (58.33%) VPN
5 27 (56.25%) OSPF
6 24 (50.00%) MPLS
7 19 (39.58%) Cisco PIX
8 18 (37.50%) HSRP
9 14 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (27.08%) RIP
10 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
11 11 (22.92%) IPsec
12 10 (20.83%) DHCP
13 9 (18.75%) FWSM
14 8 (16.67%) VRRP
14 8 (16.67%) VLAN
14 8 (16.67%) Network Security
15 7 (14.58%) SSH
15 7 (14.58%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (22.92%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Senior Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (16.67%) Network Support
3 8 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Escalation Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Operations Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Network Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.08%) Firmware
1 1 (2.08%) DTV
1 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
3 7 (14.58%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 14 (29.17%) Network Design
3 10 (20.83%) ITIL
4 8 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) Network Management
6 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.08%) Data Management
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.08%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) AWK
1 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (85.42%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (75.00%) CCNP
3 12 (25.00%) CCIP
3 12 (25.00%) CCNA
4 9 (18.75%) CCIE
5 7 (14.58%) Degree
5 7 (14.58%) JNCIS
5 7 (14.58%) CCSE
6 5 (10.42%) SAP Certification
7 4 (8.33%) CCDP
8 3 (6.25%) CCDA
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (4.17%) CCSP
10 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
2 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (47.92%) F5
3 20 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 18 (37.50%) Juniper
4 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 17 (35.42%) VMware
6 7 (14.58%) SonicWALL
6 7 (14.58%) SolarWinds
6 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
6 7 (14.58%) Websense
6 7 (14.58%) McAfee
6 7 (14.58%) Lumension
6 7 (14.58%) Aruba
7 6 (12.50%) SAP
7 6 (12.50%) Fortinet
8 5 (10.42%) HP
9 3 (6.25%) NetApp
10 2 (4.17%) Nokia
10 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.08%) Citrix