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 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)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 76 92 88
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 11 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.28% 0.56% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 2.89% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 8
Median salary £42,500 £48,750 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.82% -17.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £37,500 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £62,500 £68,000
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 South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 131 242 297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.21% 19.48% 25.34%
Number of salaries quoted 124 213 228
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +12 8 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Bridgend - 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
Newport - 1 £62,500 -
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for BGP.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (89.47%) MPLS
2 17 (89.47%) F5
3 16 (84.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (84.21%) OSPF
3 16 (84.21%) LAN
3 16 (84.21%) WAN
4 15 (78.95%) VPN
4 15 (78.95%) Internet
4 15 (78.95%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (73.68%) DNS
6 11 (57.89%) Firewall
7 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
7 10 (52.63%) CCNP
7 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (52.63%) Juniper
8 9 (47.37%) DHCP
8 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
9 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
10 7 (36.84%) BIG-IP
10 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (36.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (36.84%) Unified Communications
11 6 (31.58%) DDoS Mitigation
11 6 (31.58%) Banking
11 6 (31.58%) Finance
11 6 (31.58%) IPsec
11 6 (31.58%) FTP
11 6 (31.58%) IPv4

BGP
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) MPLS
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (84.21%) LAN
2 16 (84.21%) OSPF
2 16 (84.21%) WAN
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (78.95%) Internet
3 15 (78.95%) VPN
4 14 (73.68%) DNS
5 11 (57.89%) Firewall
6 9 (47.37%) DHCP
7 7 (36.84%) BIG-IP
7 7 (36.84%) Unified Communications
8 6 (31.58%) FTP
8 6 (31.58%) IPsec
8 6 (31.58%) IPv4
8 6 (31.58%) IPv6
9 3 (15.79%) HSRP
9 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 2 (10.53%) Wireless
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Network Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Network Management
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Statistics
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNP
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) BladeLogic
1 2 (10.53%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) F5
3 10 (52.63%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) Avaya
5 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Aruba
6 2 (10.53%) BMC
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
6 2 (10.53%) Nortel
6 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
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