The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 197 198 195
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 18 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.68% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 2.58% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 14
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
BIG-IP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1130 1354 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.11% 26.26% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 873 863 1061
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Berkshire

BIG-IP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +4 16 £60,000 -7.69%
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 47 (100.00%) F5
2 46 (97.87%) Cisco
2 46 (97.87%) Firewall
3 43 (91.49%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (89.36%) Juniper
5 41 (87.23%) CheckPoint
6 39 (82.98%) MPLS
7 37 (78.72%) BGP
8 36 (76.60%) OSPF
9 29 (61.70%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (61.70%) CCNP
10 25 (53.19%) WAN
11 22 (46.81%) NetScout
11 22 (46.81%) Wireshark
11 22 (46.81%) tcpdump
12 20 (42.55%) Virtual Team
13 17 (36.17%) VPN
14 16 (34.04%) SSL
14 16 (34.04%) EIGRP
15 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
15 15 (31.91%) DNS
15 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
16 13 (27.66%) Network Monitoring
17 10 (21.28%) Finance
18 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
18 9 (19.15%) Palo Alto
19 7 (14.89%) Network Security
20 5 (10.64%) Cisco PIX
20 5 (10.64%) NetScreen
20 5 (10.64%) CCNA

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (97.87%) Firewall
2 43 (91.49%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (82.98%) MPLS
4 37 (78.72%) BGP
5 36 (76.60%) OSPF
6 25 (53.19%) WAN
7 22 (46.81%) tcpdump
7 22 (46.81%) Wireshark
8 17 (36.17%) VPN
9 16 (34.04%) EIGRP
9 16 (34.04%) SSL
10 15 (31.91%) DNS
10 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.89%) Network Security
12 5 (10.64%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (10.64%) NetScreen
13 4 (8.51%) Internet
13 4 (8.51%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (8.51%) SAN
13 4 (8.51%) Wireless
General
1 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
2 10 (21.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 23 (48.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (46.81%) Network Support
3 22 (46.81%) Network Support Engineer
3 22 (46.81%) Support Engineer
4 20 (42.55%) Senior Network Support
4 20 (42.55%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 20 (42.55%) Senior Support Engineer
5 17 (36.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (36.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (27.66%) Juniper Engineer
6 13 (27.66%) Switch Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Lead Network Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Network Operations Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Security Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Virtual Team
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Statistics
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.38%) Analytics
4 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Network Design
6 1 (2.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) Perl
1 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) CCNP
1 29 (61.70%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) CCNA
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) CCIE
4 2 (4.26%) CCIP
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SAS 70
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) F5
2 46 (97.87%) Cisco
3 42 (89.36%) Juniper
4 41 (87.23%) CheckPoint
5 22 (46.81%) NetScout
6 9 (19.15%) Palo Alto
7 4 (8.51%) VMware
8 2 (4.26%) Ciena
8 2 (4.26%) Nortel
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.13%) Aruba
9 1 (2.13%) Citrix
9 1 (2.13%) Foundry