The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK / Wales
Rank 88 98 90
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 13 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.19% 0.50% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.26% 2.82% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 10
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 £33,250 £37,500 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.52% -5.00%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 179 248 341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.39% 17.82% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 153 216 266
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,572 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

BGP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for BGP in Wales

BGP
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Wales

BGP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales +15 11 £42,500 -12.82% 1
West Wales - 2 £50,000 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for BGP.

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (91.30%) MPLS
3 20 (86.96%) OSPF
3 20 (86.96%) LAN
3 20 (86.96%) WAN
4 18 (78.26%) DNS
4 18 (78.26%) CheckPoint
5 16 (69.57%) Firewall
5 16 (69.57%) F5
6 15 (65.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (60.87%) Internet
7 14 (60.87%) CCNP
7 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (60.87%) VPN
8 11 (47.83%) IPsec
9 10 (43.48%) Juniper
9 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
10 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
11 8 (34.78%) HSRP
11 8 (34.78%) DHCP
12 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
12 7 (30.43%) SNMP
12 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
12 7 (30.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (26.09%) DDoS Mitigation
13 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (26.09%) Unified Communications
13 6 (26.09%) Network Security
13 6 (26.09%) BIG-IP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) MPLS
2 20 (86.96%) LAN
2 20 (86.96%) OSPF
2 20 (86.96%) WAN
3 18 (78.26%) DNS
4 16 (69.57%) Firewall
5 15 (65.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (60.87%) Internet
6 14 (60.87%) VPN
7 11 (47.83%) IPsec
8 8 (34.78%) DHCP
8 8 (34.78%) HSRP
9 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
9 7 (30.43%) SNMP
10 6 (26.09%) BIG-IP
10 6 (26.09%) FTP
10 6 (26.09%) IPv4
10 6 (26.09%) IPv6
10 6 (26.09%) Unified Communications
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Network Architect
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Network Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
2 6 (26.09%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (21.74%) Change Control
3 5 (21.74%) Coaching
3 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Network Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Statistics
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Network Design
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) CCNP
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCDP
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) BladeLogic
1 2 (8.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) CheckPoint
3 16 (69.57%) F5
4 10 (43.48%) Juniper
5 5 (21.74%) Avaya
5 5 (21.74%) Sun
6 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.70%) Aruba
7 2 (8.70%) BMC
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
7 2 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
7 2 (8.70%) Nortel
7 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
7 2 (8.70%) Remedy
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
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