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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 81 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 22 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.60% 1.14% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.47% 6.01% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 18
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,800 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
340 233 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.71% 18.90% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 284 194 243
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
South Wales +11 22 £39,000 -18.75% 4
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 31 (83.78%) OSPF
3 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (67.57%) Firewall
5 21 (56.76%) CCNP
6 19 (51.35%) MPLS
7 18 (48.65%) EIGRP
8 16 (43.24%) IPv6
9 15 (40.54%) RIP
9 15 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (40.54%) F5
10 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
10 13 (35.14%) HP
10 13 (35.14%) Wireless
10 13 (35.14%) VRRP
11 12 (32.43%) Spanning Tree
12 11 (29.73%) VLAN
12 11 (29.73%) HSRP
13 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (27.03%) CCNA
14 9 (24.32%) Citrix
14 9 (24.32%) Ethernet
14 9 (24.32%) CSS
14 9 (24.32%) BIG-IP
14 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
14 9 (24.32%) NetScaler
14 9 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (24.32%) ProCurve
14 9 (24.32%) Product Management

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 4 (10.81%) Lync
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) PaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) OSPF
2 25 (67.57%) Firewall
3 19 (51.35%) MPLS
4 18 (48.65%) EIGRP
5 16 (43.24%) IPv6
6 15 (40.54%) RIP
6 15 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (35.14%) Wireless
7 13 (35.14%) VRRP
8 12 (32.43%) Spanning Tree
9 11 (29.73%) VLAN
9 11 (29.73%) HSRP
10 9 (24.32%) Ethernet
10 9 (24.32%) BIG-IP
10 9 (24.32%) NetScaler
10 9 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (21.62%) VPLS
11 8 (21.62%) VPN
12 7 (18.92%) IPv4
13 6 (16.22%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
1 6 (16.22%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (16.22%) Advertising
1 6 (16.22%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Network Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Network Architect
3 10 (27.03%) Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Project Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Statistics
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
2 9 (24.32%) Product Management
3 8 (21.62%) Network Management
4 6 (16.22%) Network Architecture
4 6 (16.22%) Mobile Marketing
4 6 (16.22%) Low Latency
4 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.41%) Network Design
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C#
1 2 (5.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (56.76%) CCNP
3 10 (27.03%) CCNA
4 5 (13.51%) CCIE
4 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) SAP Certification
6 2 (5.41%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (10.81%) OpenView
1 4 (10.81%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) F5
3 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) HP
4 9 (24.32%) Citrix
4 9 (24.32%) ProCurve
4 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
5 7 (18.92%) VMware
6 6 (16.22%) IBM
6 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (16.22%) Nokia
7 4 (10.81%) SonicWALL
7 4 (10.81%) 3Com
7 4 (10.81%) SAP
7 4 (10.81%) Nortel
7 4 (10.81%) Siemens
7 4 (10.81%) BMC
7 4 (10.81%) Avaya
7 4 (10.81%) Remedy
8 3 (8.11%) Juniper
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £225 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago