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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 93 69 88
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.91% 1.42% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.91% 6.51% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Average salary £59,000 £50,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% +90.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £31,450 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £50,750 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +3.44%
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
307 215 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.36% 21.85% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 238 184 229
Average salary £38,400 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,750 £55,000
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -26 12 £59,000 +18.00% 3
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) OSPF
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (72.73%) MPLS
4 13 (59.09%) Firewall
4 13 (59.09%) CCNP
4 13 (59.09%) IPv6
5 11 (50.00%) F5
6 10 (45.45%) WAN
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
8 8 (36.36%) VPLS
8 8 (36.36%) LAN
8 8 (36.36%) IPv4
9 7 (31.82%) CCIE
9 7 (31.82%) Advertising
9 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
9 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (31.82%) Network Architecture
10 6 (27.27%) PaaS
10 6 (27.27%) Marketing
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (27.27%) Network Design
10 6 (27.27%) Big Data
10 6 (27.27%) Mobile Marketing
10 6 (27.27%) Low Latency
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
10 6 (27.27%) Juniper

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) OSPF
2 16 (72.73%) MPLS
3 13 (59.09%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) IPv6
4 10 (45.45%) WAN
5 8 (36.36%) LAN
5 8 (36.36%) IPv4
5 8 (36.36%) VPLS
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
7 6 (27.27%) SAN
7 6 (27.27%) VPN
8 5 (22.73%) RIP
8 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
8 5 (22.73%) NetScaler
9 4 (18.18%) NAS
10 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Data Mining
1 6 (27.27%) Big Data
General
1 7 (31.82%) Advertising
2 6 (27.27%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Network Architect
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
1 7 (31.82%) Network Architecture
2 6 (27.27%) Mobile Marketing
2 6 (27.27%) Low Latency
2 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Network Design
3 5 (22.73%) Product Management
4 4 (18.18%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCNP
3 7 (31.82%) CCIE
4 4 (18.18%) JNCIS
5 3 (13.64%) CCSE
5 3 (13.64%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) CCDA
6 1 (4.55%) CCDP
6 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) NFS
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) EMC
5 3 (13.64%) Aruba
5 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
5 3 (13.64%) McAfee
5 3 (13.64%) Websense
5 3 (13.64%) Lumension
5 3 (13.64%) SonicWALL
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Brocade
6 2 (9.09%) Nokia
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
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