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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 188 239 212
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -27
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 8 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.69% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 19
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.52%
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
1061 1458 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.71% 24.43% 31.34%
Number of salaries quoted 742 1161 1076
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 5 December 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 +34 4 £63,000 +14.54%
Maidenhead - 3 £60,000 -
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 38 (100.00%) F5
2 34 (89.47%) Firewall
3 29 (76.32%) Cisco
3 29 (76.32%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (73.68%) Juniper
4 28 (73.68%) CCNP
4 28 (73.68%) MPLS
5 25 (65.79%) CheckPoint
6 24 (63.16%) Palo Alto
7 20 (52.63%) Network Security
8 19 (50.00%) BGP
8 19 (50.00%) VPN
9 14 (36.84%) OSPF
10 13 (34.21%) NetScout
10 13 (34.21%) Wireshark
10 13 (34.21%) tcpdump
11 12 (31.58%) DNS
12 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
12 11 (28.95%) VLAN
13 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
13 10 (26.32%) Change Management
13 10 (26.32%) SSL
13 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
13 10 (26.32%) EIGRP
13 10 (26.32%) snoop
13 10 (26.32%) Trend Analysis
13 10 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (26.32%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 9 (23.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 9 (23.68%) Data Centre

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 3 (7.89%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) Firewall
2 28 (73.68%) MPLS
3 20 (52.63%) Network Security
4 19 (50.00%) BGP
4 19 (50.00%) VPN
5 14 (36.84%) OSPF
6 13 (34.21%) tcpdump
6 13 (34.21%) Wireshark
7 12 (31.58%) DNS
8 11 (28.95%) VLAN
9 10 (26.32%) EIGRP
9 10 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (26.32%) snoop
9 10 (26.32%) SSL
9 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
10 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (23.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (23.68%) WAN
11 6 (15.79%) LAN
11 6 (15.79%) SSH
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Network Engineer
2 19 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 19 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 13 (34.21%) Network Support
3 13 (34.21%) Network Support Engineer
3 13 (34.21%) Support Engineer
4 12 (31.58%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (26.32%) Security Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
2 10 (26.32%) Change Management
2 10 (26.32%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
2 10 (26.32%) Trend Analysis
3 7 (18.42%) Network Design
4 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Coaching
6 1 (2.63%) Release Management
6 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (73.68%) CCNP
3 7 (18.42%) CCIE
4 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.16%) CCNA
5 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) CCSA
7 1 (2.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SAS 70
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
1 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) F5
2 29 (76.32%) Cisco
3 28 (73.68%) Juniper
4 25 (65.79%) CheckPoint
5 24 (63.16%) Palo Alto
6 13 (34.21%) NetScout
7 5 (13.16%) Foundry
8 3 (7.89%) Ciena
8 3 (7.89%) HP
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.89%) Nortel
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) Citrix
9 1 (2.63%) Huawei
9 1 (2.63%) Nokia