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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
South East / Berkshire
Rank 182 217 222
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +5
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 2 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.055% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 1.31% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 6
Median salary £63,750 £55,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.90% +27.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £55,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £53,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +34.37%

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
879 1370 1649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.08% 25.70% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 636 1090 1038
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 January 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
Reading +26 1 £67,500 +22.72%
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) F5
2 20 (86.96%) Firewall
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco
4 15 (65.22%) CCNP
4 15 (65.22%) Juniper
4 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
4 15 (65.22%) MPLS
5 13 (56.52%) BGP
6 12 (52.17%) Palo Alto
7 10 (43.48%) DNS
8 9 (39.13%) OSPF
8 9 (39.13%) VLAN
8 9 (39.13%) Network Security
9 8 (34.78%) tcpdump
9 8 (34.78%) NetScout
9 8 (34.78%) Wireshark
9 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
9 8 (34.78%) VPN
9 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (30.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (30.43%) WAN
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (26.09%) snoop
11 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
11 6 (26.09%) CCIE
11 6 (26.09%) Network Design
11 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
11 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
11 6 (26.09%) Change Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) MPLS
3 13 (56.52%) BGP
4 10 (43.48%) DNS
5 9 (39.13%) Network Security
5 9 (39.13%) OSPF
5 9 (39.13%) VLAN
6 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
6 8 (34.78%) tcpdump
6 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 8 (34.78%) Wireshark
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (30.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (30.43%) WAN
8 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
8 6 (26.09%) snoop
8 6 (26.09%) SSL
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (21.74%) LAN
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Network Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Network Support
2 8 (34.78%) Network Support Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Security Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Change Management
1 6 (26.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 6 (26.09%) Network Design
1 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
1 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
1 6 (26.09%) Trend Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (65.22%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CCIE
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) CCSA
6 1 (4.35%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) F5
2 16 (69.57%) Cisco
3 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
3 15 (65.22%) Juniper
4 12 (52.17%) Palo Alto
5 8 (34.78%) NetScout
6 4 (17.39%) Foundry
7 2 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.35%) Huawei
8 1 (4.35%) Nokia