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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK / Wales
Rank 89 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 0.90% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.14% 4.87% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 13
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +28.20%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.49%

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
169 226 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.25% 18.40% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 131 198 223
Median salary £39,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +6 6 £67,500 +35.00%
West Wales - 1 £50,000 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) CCNP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (100.00%) MPLS
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) WAN
3 13 (81.25%) VPN
3 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (81.25%) F5
4 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (68.75%) BIG-IP
5 11 (68.75%) Unified Communications
5 11 (68.75%) Internet
5 11 (68.75%) DHCP
5 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (68.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (62.50%) Avaya
6 10 (62.50%) Banking
6 10 (62.50%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
7 5 (31.25%) SNMP
8 3 (18.75%) Sun
8 3 (18.75%) CCDP
8 3 (18.75%) SONET
8 3 (18.75%) VRRP
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) MPLS
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) WAN
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (81.25%) VPN
4 11 (68.75%) BIG-IP
4 11 (68.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (68.75%) DHCP
4 11 (68.75%) Internet
4 11 (68.75%) Unified Communications
5 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) SNMP
6 3 (18.75%) HSRP
6 3 (18.75%) IPsec
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) SONET
6 3 (18.75%) VPLS
General
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Architect
1 11 (68.75%) Network Architect
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Architect
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (18.75%) Change Control
1 3 (18.75%) Coaching
1 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CCNP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCDP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) BladeLogic
1 2 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
2 13 (81.25%) F5
3 10 (62.50%) Avaya
4 3 (18.75%) Sun
5 2 (12.50%) Aruba
5 2 (12.50%) BMC
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Nortel
5 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds