The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 59 71 64
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.45% 1.00% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 6.67% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Median salary £42,500 £48,750 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.82% +37.32%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.64% -4.00%  

BGP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 80 105 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.55% 15.00% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 80 83 103
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing BGP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Cardiff

BGP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP in Cardiff.

Salary trend for BGP in Cardiff

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for BGP.

1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Internet
1 15 (100.00%) MPLS
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (86.67%) F5
2 13 (86.67%) OSPF
2 13 (86.67%) DNS
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (80.00%) VPN
4 8 (53.33%) DHCP
4 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
4 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
5 7 (46.67%) Unified Communications
5 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (46.67%) CCNP
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) BIG-IP
6 6 (40.00%) Banking
6 6 (40.00%) Avaya
6 6 (40.00%) IPsec
6 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) FTP
6 6 (40.00%) IPv4
6 6 (40.00%) IPv6

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 15 (100.00%) Internet
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) MPLS
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (86.67%) DNS
2 13 (86.67%) OSPF
3 12 (80.00%) VPN
4 8 (53.33%) DHCP
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) BIG-IP
5 7 (46.67%) Unified Communications
6 6 (40.00%) FTP
6 6 (40.00%) IPsec
6 6 (40.00%) IPv4
6 6 (40.00%) IPv6
7 2 (13.33%) HSRP
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Network Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNP
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) F5
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 6 (40.00%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago