The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 55 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.65% 0.13% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 0.42% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-15.50% +0.50%
BIG-IP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 236 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.22% 30.53% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71 204 149
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Basingstoke region.

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Basingstoke

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) WAAS
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) CCDE
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) vMotion
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) BT
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) WAAS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) DWDM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) CCDE
2 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) BT
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed