The first table below looks at the demand for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 83 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.87% 0.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 1.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
202 291 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.64% 27.02% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 178 265 186
Average salary £37,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.71% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BIG-IP
East of England

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 10 £62,500 +1.62%
BIG-IP
East of England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Incident Management
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (92.31%) MPLS
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) IIS
3 11 (84.62%) ITIL
3 11 (84.62%) Service Delivery
4 10 (76.92%) MCSE
4 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (76.92%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (76.92%) Statistics
4 10 (76.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) NetScreen

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (92.31%) IIS
Business Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) MPLS
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) FirePass
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Account Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Account Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Incident Management
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Service Delivery
3 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2
3 10 (76.92%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) MCSE
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCSP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Nokia
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco