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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 80 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 25 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.80% 1.71% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 6.83% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 21
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
240 322 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.25% 25.06% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 223 282 260
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -1 25 £47,500 +22.58% 2
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 52 (100.00%) Cisco
2 50 (96.15%) OSPF
3 38 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (59.62%) VRRP
5 29 (55.77%) Firewall
5 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
6 23 (44.23%) EIGRP
6 23 (44.23%) Ethernet
6 23 (44.23%) CCNA
6 23 (44.23%) Broadband
6 23 (44.23%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (42.31%) DHCP
7 22 (42.31%) Telecoms
8 21 (40.38%) Wireless
9 20 (38.46%) HP
9 20 (38.46%) 802.1X
10 19 (36.54%) CCNP
10 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
11 18 (34.62%) C#
11 18 (34.62%) PHP
11 18 (34.62%) Linux
11 18 (34.62%) RIP
11 18 (34.62%) SNMP
11 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
11 18 (34.62%) MS PowerPoint
11 18 (34.62%) Degree
12 16 (30.77%) GPON
12 16 (30.77%) F5
12 16 (30.77%) Back Office
12 16 (30.77%) 802.11

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
2 18 (34.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (96.15%) OSPF
2 31 (59.62%) VRRP
3 29 (55.77%) Firewall
4 23 (44.23%) EIGRP
4 23 (44.23%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (44.23%) Broadband
4 23 (44.23%) Ethernet
5 22 (42.31%) DHCP
6 21 (40.38%) Wireless
7 18 (34.62%) RIP
7 18 (34.62%) SNMP
8 16 (30.77%) 802.11
8 16 (30.77%) GPON
9 15 (28.85%) MPLS
10 14 (26.92%) VLAN
11 13 (25.00%) HSRP
12 10 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (19.23%) Spanning Tree
12 10 (19.23%) IPv6
13 9 (17.31%) Internet
General
1 22 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 16 (30.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) NOC Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Principal Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Network Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) 802.1X
2 13 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
2 10 (19.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Load Balancing
2 7 (13.46%) Network Management
3 6 (11.54%) Product Management
3 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.69%) Change Management
4 4 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.92%) Network Design
6 1 (1.92%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C#
1 18 (34.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (44.23%) CCNA
3 19 (36.54%) CCNP
4 18 (34.62%) Degree
5 6 (11.54%) SAP Certification
6 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) ISO 9001
1 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) OpenView
1 5 (9.62%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (9.62%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
3 20 (38.46%) HP
4 16 (30.77%) F5
5 14 (26.92%) ProCurve
6 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
7 7 (13.46%) VMware
8 6 (11.54%) SolarWinds
8 6 (11.54%) SAP
8 6 (11.54%) Citrix
9 5 (9.62%) Nortel
9 5 (9.62%) Remedy
9 5 (9.62%) 3Com
9 5 (9.62%) BMC
9 5 (9.62%) Nokia
9 5 (9.62%) SonicWALL
10 4 (7.69%) Siemens
10 4 (7.69%) Avaya
10 4 (7.69%) Juniper
11 2 (3.85%) Dell
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago