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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 198 190 224
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +34
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 26 34 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.63% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 2.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 5
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £58,500 £46,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+25.13% -6.50%
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
1326 1477 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.65% 27.47% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1073 910 1099
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 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 6 May 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 +22 25 £65,000 +4.00% 1
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 49 (100.00%) F5
2 48 (97.96%) Firewall
2 48 (97.96%) Cisco
3 47 (95.92%) Cisco ASA
4 45 (91.84%) CheckPoint
5 41 (83.67%) Juniper
6 38 (77.55%) MPLS
7 37 (75.51%) OSPF
7 37 (75.51%) BGP
8 31 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (63.27%) CCNP
9 27 (55.10%) WAN
10 23 (46.94%) tcpdump
10 23 (46.94%) Wireshark
10 23 (46.94%) NetScout
11 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
12 15 (30.61%) VPN
12 15 (30.61%) DNS
12 15 (30.61%) SSL
12 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
12 15 (30.61%) Finance
12 15 (30.61%) EIGRP
13 13 (26.53%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (16.33%) Network Security
15 7 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
15 7 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
15 7 (14.29%) Statistics
15 7 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection

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 1 (2.04%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (97.96%) Firewall
2 47 (95.92%) Cisco ASA
3 38 (77.55%) MPLS
4 37 (75.51%) BGP
4 37 (75.51%) OSPF
5 27 (55.10%) WAN
6 23 (46.94%) tcpdump
6 23 (46.94%) Wireshark
7 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
8 15 (30.61%) DNS
8 15 (30.61%) EIGRP
8 15 (30.61%) SSL
8 15 (30.61%) VPN
9 8 (16.33%) Network Security
10 7 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
1 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 21 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (38.78%) Network Support
3 19 (38.78%) Network Support Engineer
3 19 (38.78%) Support Engineer
4 18 (36.73%) Senior Network Support
4 18 (36.73%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 18 (36.73%) Senior Support Engineer
5 17 (34.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (34.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (26.53%) Juniper Engineer
6 13 (26.53%) Switch Engineer
7 7 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
8 6 (12.24%) Network Operations Engineer
8 6 (12.24%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior NOC Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 7 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.12%) Analytics
5 1 (2.04%) Change Management
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL
5 1 (2.04%) Network Design
5 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.04%) Project Management
5 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.04%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) CCNP
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.29%) CCNA
3 5 (10.20%) CCIP
4 1 (2.04%) CCIE
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SAS 70
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) F5
2 48 (97.96%) Cisco
3 45 (91.84%) CheckPoint
4 41 (83.67%) Juniper
5 23 (46.94%) NetScout
6 5 (10.20%) Palo Alto
7 4 (8.16%) VMware
8 1 (2.04%) Aruba
8 1 (2.04%) Ciena
8 1 (2.04%) Nortel
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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