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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 92 84 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 9 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.70% 1.37% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 7.54% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 1
Average salary £38,250 £50,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.50% +72.41%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
278 252 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.57% 18.23% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 248 230 266
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -1 8 £38,250 -23.50% 2
North Wales - 1 - -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (95.12%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (92.68%) Firewall
4 36 (87.80%) LAN
5 35 (85.37%) CCNP
6 29 (70.73%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (68.29%) WAN
8 26 (63.41%) OSPF
9 25 (60.98%) F5
10 24 (58.54%) VPN
11 20 (48.78%) Cisco PIX
11 20 (48.78%) CheckPoint
12 19 (46.34%) MPLS
13 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
14 16 (39.02%) Juniper
14 16 (39.02%) Network Design
14 16 (39.02%) Load Balancing
15 15 (36.59%) MS Office
16 14 (34.15%) HSRP
17 13 (31.71%) Linux
17 13 (31.71%) VMware
18 12 (29.27%) Windows
18 12 (29.27%) RIP
18 12 (29.27%) EIGRP
19 11 (26.83%) IPsec
20 10 (24.39%) CCIP
20 10 (24.39%) CCNA
20 10 (24.39%) SLA
20 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
20 10 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (92.68%) Firewall
2 36 (87.80%) LAN
3 29 (70.73%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (68.29%) WAN
5 26 (63.41%) OSPF
6 24 (58.54%) VPN
7 20 (48.78%) Cisco PIX
8 19 (46.34%) MPLS
9 14 (34.15%) HSRP
10 12 (29.27%) EIGRP
10 12 (29.27%) RIP
11 11 (26.83%) IPsec
12 10 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (21.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (21.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (19.51%) FWSM
14 8 (19.51%) VRRP
14 8 (19.51%) DHCP
15 6 (14.63%) Internet
15 6 (14.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (21.95%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Network Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Escalation Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Network Support
5 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Support
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) DTV
1 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Windows
3 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
3 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.63%) UNIX
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Load Balancing
1 16 (39.02%) Network Design
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 8 (19.51%) Capacity Management
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.88%) Network Management
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.44%) People Management
6 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) Data Management
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) AWK
1 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (95.12%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (85.37%) CCNP
3 10 (24.39%) CCIP
3 10 (24.39%) CCNA
4 9 (21.95%) CCIE
4 9 (21.95%) CCSE
4 9 (21.95%) JNCIS
5 7 (17.07%) Degree
6 5 (12.20%) SAP Certification
7 4 (9.76%) CCDP
8 3 (7.32%) CCDA
9 2 (4.88%) CCSP
9 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
2 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (60.98%) F5
3 20 (48.78%) CheckPoint
4 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
5 16 (39.02%) Juniper
6 13 (31.71%) VMware
7 9 (21.95%) Blue Coat
7 9 (21.95%) McAfee
7 9 (21.95%) Websense
7 9 (21.95%) SonicWALL
7 9 (21.95%) Aruba
7 9 (21.95%) Lumension
8 6 (14.63%) SAP
9 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
9 5 (12.20%) HP
10 3 (7.32%) NetApp
10 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
11 2 (4.88%) Nokia
11 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.44%) Dell
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago