The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 69 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 32 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.42% 1.91% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.72% 8.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 0
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.69%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
273 273 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.68% 21.75% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 238 242 169
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +2 30 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North Wales - 2 £46,250 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (94.00%) Firewall
3 40 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (74.00%) LAN
5 34 (68.00%) CCNP
6 31 (62.00%) WAN
6 31 (62.00%) VPN
7 29 (58.00%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (50.00%) MPLS
9 23 (46.00%) OSPF
9 23 (46.00%) Juniper
9 23 (46.00%) HSRP
10 22 (44.00%) CheckPoint
11 20 (40.00%) MS Office
12 19 (38.00%) F5
13 17 (34.00%) VMware
14 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
14 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
16 14 (28.00%) Network Design
16 14 (28.00%) DHCP
16 14 (28.00%) CCIP
17 13 (26.00%) Load Balancing
17 13 (26.00%) Advertising
18 12 (24.00%) Network Security
18 12 (24.00%) CCNA
19 11 (22.00%) EIGRP
19 11 (22.00%) RIP
19 11 (22.00%) Linux
19 11 (22.00%) SSH

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (4.00%) Apache
1 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 47 (94.00%) Firewall
2 37 (74.00%) LAN
3 31 (62.00%) WAN
3 31 (62.00%) VPN
4 29 (58.00%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (50.00%) MPLS
6 23 (46.00%) OSPF
6 23 (46.00%) HSRP
7 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
9 14 (28.00%) DHCP
10 12 (24.00%) Network Security
11 11 (22.00%) PuTTY
11 11 (22.00%) SecureCRT
11 11 (22.00%) RIP
11 11 (22.00%) EIGRP
11 11 (22.00%) Telnet
11 11 (22.00%) SSH
12 9 (18.00%) IPsec
13 7 (14.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (26.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Network Support
5 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Network Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Operations Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Network Team Leader
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Support
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
1 1 (2.00%) DTV
1 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.00%) Statistics
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) UNIX
4 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Network Design
2 13 (26.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (18.00%) ITIL
4 6 (12.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.00%) Network Management
6 2 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.00%) Data Management
7 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) AWK
1 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (68.00%) CCNP
3 14 (28.00%) CCIP
4 12 (24.00%) CCNA
5 7 (14.00%) CCIE
5 7 (14.00%) Degree
6 5 (10.00%) SAP Certification
6 5 (10.00%) CCSE
6 5 (10.00%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.00%) CCDP
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.00%) CCSP
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (46.00%) Juniper
3 22 (44.00%) CheckPoint
4 19 (38.00%) F5
5 17 (34.00%) VMware
6 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (12.00%) SonicWALL
8 6 (12.00%) SAP
9 5 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 5 (10.00%) Fortinet
9 5 (10.00%) McAfee
9 5 (10.00%) Websense
9 5 (10.00%) HP
9 5 (10.00%) Aruba
9 5 (10.00%) Lumension
10 3 (6.00%) NetApp
10 3 (6.00%) Nokia
11 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.00%) Remedy
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