The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 93 96
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.08% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.78%
BIG-IP
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 186 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.24% 19.08% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 93 155 211
Median salary £50,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing BIG-IP 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 9 (64.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 8 (57.14%) OSPF
4 8 (57.14%) BGP
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) CCNP
4 8 (57.14%) CCDP
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (50.00%) tcpdump
5 7 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 6 (42.86%) Network Security
6 6 (42.86%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) CA
7 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
7 5 (35.71%) Presales
8 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
8 4 (28.57%) CCSA
8 4 (28.57%) CCSE
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) Network Management
9 3 (21.43%) MS Visio

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (57.14%) BGP
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) OSPF
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 7 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
1 8 (57.14%) Network Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Check Point Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Presales
3 3 (21.43%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCDP
1 8 (57.14%) CCNP
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCSA
2 4 (28.57%) CCSE
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) CA
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft