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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 78 80 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 27 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.91% 2.16% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.41% 11.84% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 22
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
287 245 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.31% 18.24% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 255 207 249
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 June 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 29 June 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
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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 27 £47,500 +20.25% 1
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (90.70%) OSPF
3 32 (74.42%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (67.44%) Firewall
5 23 (53.49%) VRRP
6 20 (46.51%) EIGRP
7 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
7 19 (44.19%) CCNP
7 19 (44.19%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (41.86%) RIP
8 18 (41.86%) HP
9 17 (39.53%) Wireless
10 16 (37.21%) Ethernet
11 15 (34.88%) CCNA
11 15 (34.88%) Broadband
12 14 (32.56%) ProCurve
12 14 (32.56%) VLAN
12 14 (32.56%) F5
13 13 (30.23%) HSRP
13 13 (30.23%) CSS
13 13 (30.23%) MPLS
14 12 (27.91%) Linux
14 12 (27.91%) IPv6
15 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
15 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
16 10 (23.26%) C#
16 10 (23.26%) PHP
16 10 (23.26%) SNMP
16 10 (23.26%) DHCP
16 10 (23.26%) MS PowerPoint

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (9.30%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (90.70%) OSPF
2 29 (67.44%) Firewall
3 23 (53.49%) VRRP
4 20 (46.51%) EIGRP
5 19 (44.19%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (41.86%) RIP
7 17 (39.53%) Wireless
8 16 (37.21%) Ethernet
9 15 (34.88%) Broadband
10 14 (32.56%) VLAN
11 13 (30.23%) MPLS
11 13 (30.23%) HSRP
12 12 (27.91%) IPv6
13 10 (23.26%) DHCP
13 10 (23.26%) SNMP
14 9 (20.93%) BIG-IP
14 9 (20.93%) Spanning Tree
14 9 (20.93%) NetScaler
14 9 (20.93%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (18.60%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
1 2 (4.65%) Big Data
General
1 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.60%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Senior Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Network Architect
2 10 (23.26%) NOC Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Senior NOC Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Lead Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (11.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
1 9 (20.93%) Product Management
2 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Network Management
4 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
5 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.33%) Network Design
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) C#
1 10 (23.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (44.19%) CCNP
3 15 (34.88%) CCNA
4 10 (23.26%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) CCIE
5 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) SAP Certification
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) OpenView
1 5 (11.63%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (11.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
3 18 (41.86%) HP
4 14 (32.56%) ProCurve
4 14 (32.56%) F5
5 9 (20.93%) SolarWinds
5 9 (20.93%) Citrix
6 5 (11.63%) Nortel
6 5 (11.63%) BMC
6 5 (11.63%) Nokia
6 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
6 5 (11.63%) Remedy
6 5 (11.63%) 3Com
6 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 5 (11.63%) SonicWALL
7 4 (9.30%) Siemens
7 4 (9.30%) SAP
7 4 (9.30%) Avaya
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago