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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 91 82 95
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.54% 1.64% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 6.49% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 16
Median salary £38,750 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.69%
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
244 339 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.93% 25.20% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 209 292 191
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 7 £38,750 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Cisco
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) OSPF
4 10 (62.50%) IPsec
4 10 (62.50%) F5
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
5 9 (56.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (56.25%) DDoS Mitigation
5 9 (56.25%) MPLS
5 9 (56.25%) LAN
6 8 (50.00%) CCNA
6 8 (50.00%) VPN
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (37.50%) HSRP
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) Juniper
8 6 (37.50%) WAN
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
8 6 (37.50%) Internet
8 6 (37.50%) VRRP
9 5 (31.25%) FTP
10 4 (25.00%) IPv4
10 4 (25.00%) IPv6
10 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 3 (18.75%) VPLS
11 3 (18.75%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
1 11 (68.75%) OSPF
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (62.50%) IPsec
3 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 9 (56.25%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) HSRP
6 6 (37.50%) Internet
6 6 (37.50%) VRRP
6 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) FTP
8 4 (25.00%) IPv4
8 4 (25.00%) IPv6
9 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
9 3 (18.75%) VLAN
9 3 (18.75%) VPLS
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Support
2 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 9 (56.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) AWS Certification
4 3 (18.75%) CCDA
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
5 2 (12.50%) CCIE
5 2 (12.50%) JNCIS
5 2 (12.50%) MCITP
5 2 (12.50%) MCSA
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) F5
3 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Radware
5 3 (18.75%) TippingPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) ZTE