Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 122 101
Rank change year-on-year +26 -21 +2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 13 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.91% 0.69% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.45% 4.20% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 41
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.85% +42.11% +21.79%
10th Percentile £24,600 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £59,750 £68,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £67,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -40.74% +42.11% +21.79%

BGP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 292 357 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.35% 16.34% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 271 313 371
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in South Wales

BGP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for BGP in South Wales

BGP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in South Wales

BGP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +8 7 £39,250 +30.83%
Cardiff +28 6 £35,250 -47.78%
BGP
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for BGP.

1 11 (84.62%) LAN
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) CCNP
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (53.85%) Unified Communications
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
6 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (38.46%) Skype
6 5 (38.46%) Network Management
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) MPLS
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) WLAN
7 4 (30.77%) SNMP

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) Unified Communications
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (38.46%) Skype
6 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) MPLS
7 4 (30.77%) SNMP
7 4 (30.77%) WLAN
8 2 (15.38%) 802.11
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (15.38%) Health Informatics
2 2 (15.38%) Informatics
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CCNP
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat