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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 71 76 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing BGP 26 24 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.99% 1.88% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.13% 8.05% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 1
Average salary £38,250 £47,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.47% +63.79%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
320 298 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.50% 23.35% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 284 264 218
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +4 25 £38,250 -19.47%
North Wales - 1 - -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (91.67%) Firewall
3 40 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (77.08%) LAN
5 35 (72.92%) CCNP
6 30 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (60.42%) WAN
8 27 (56.25%) VPN
9 26 (54.17%) OSPF
10 23 (47.92%) MPLS
11 22 (45.83%) F5
12 21 (43.75%) CheckPoint
13 19 (39.58%) Juniper
13 19 (39.58%) HSRP
14 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
14 18 (37.50%) MS Office
14 18 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
15 17 (35.42%) VMware
16 15 (31.25%) Load Balancing
17 14 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (27.08%) Network Design
18 13 (27.08%) RIP
19 12 (25.00%) Linux
19 12 (25.00%) CCIP
19 12 (25.00%) CCNA
19 12 (25.00%) EIGRP
20 11 (22.92%) IPsec
21 10 (20.83%) Advertising
21 10 (20.83%) SLA
21 10 (20.83%) Windows

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (37.50%) MS Office
2 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 44 (91.67%) Firewall
2 37 (77.08%) LAN
3 30 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (60.42%) WAN
5 27 (56.25%) VPN
6 26 (54.17%) OSPF
7 23 (47.92%) MPLS
8 19 (39.58%) HSRP
9 18 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (27.08%) RIP
12 12 (25.00%) EIGRP
13 11 (22.92%) IPsec
14 10 (20.83%) DHCP
15 9 (18.75%) Network Security
15 9 (18.75%) FWSM
16 8 (16.67%) VLAN
16 8 (16.67%) VRRP
17 7 (14.58%) SSH
17 7 (14.58%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (20.83%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Network Support
5 7 (14.58%) Escalation Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Security Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Security Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Network Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Operations Team Leader
8 3 (6.25%) Network Operations Team Leader
8 3 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Firmware
1 1 (2.08%) DTV
1 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) UNIX
3 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
3 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 13 (27.08%) Network Design
3 9 (18.75%) ITIL
4 8 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.17%) Network Management
5 2 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.08%) Data Management
6 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) AWK
1 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (72.92%) CCNP
3 12 (25.00%) CCIP
3 12 (25.00%) CCNA
4 8 (16.67%) CCIE
5 7 (14.58%) CCSE
5 7 (14.58%) JNCIS
5 7 (14.58%) Degree
6 5 (10.42%) SAP Certification
7 3 (6.25%) CCDP
8 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.17%) CCSP
8 2 (4.17%) CCDA
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
2 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (45.83%) F5
3 21 (43.75%) CheckPoint
4 19 (39.58%) Juniper
5 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 17 (35.42%) VMware
7 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
7 7 (14.58%) McAfee
7 7 (14.58%) Websense
7 7 (14.58%) Lumension
7 7 (14.58%) SonicWALL
7 7 (14.58%) SolarWinds
7 7 (14.58%) Aruba
8 6 (12.50%) Fortinet
8 6 (12.50%) SAP
9 5 (10.42%) HP
10 3 (6.25%) NetApp
11 2 (4.17%) Nokia
11 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.08%) Dell