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

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 201 218
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.53% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.03% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 27 8
Median salary - £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
810 1332 1579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.16% 26.18% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 601 1084 1026
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 11 (100.00%) F5
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (45.45%) MPLS
4 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 5 (45.45%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
6 3 (27.27%) CCIE
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) NetScout
6 3 (27.27%) tcpdump
6 3 (27.27%) SSH
6 3 (27.27%) Network Design
6 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
6 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared

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 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) BGP
2 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (45.45%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) VLAN
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) SSH
5 3 (27.27%) tcpdump
5 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
6 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 2 (18.18%) FWSM
6 2 (18.18%) snoop
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Support
2 3 (27.27%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
1 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCSA
4 1 (9.09%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
5 3 (27.27%) NetScout
6 2 (18.18%) Foundry
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 1 (9.09%) Nokia