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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 171 220 221
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +1
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 29 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 0.80% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 10
Median salary £60,000 £63,750 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +24.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,750 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £66,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
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
1057 1251 1790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.89% 23.73% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 769 922 973
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram 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 28 September 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 +33 22 £65,000 -
Maidenhead +2 4 £57,500 -14.81%
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 46 (100.00%) F5
2 42 (91.30%) Firewall
3 40 (86.96%) Cisco
4 38 (82.61%) MPLS
4 38 (82.61%) Juniper
5 37 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (78.26%) CheckPoint
6 36 (78.26%) CCNP
7 28 (60.87%) BGP
8 24 (52.17%) OSPF
8 24 (52.17%) Palo Alto
9 22 (47.83%) VPN
10 21 (45.65%) Network Security
11 20 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (43.48%) tcpdump
11 20 (43.48%) NetScout
11 20 (43.48%) Wireshark
12 15 (32.61%) DNS
13 13 (28.26%) SSL
13 13 (28.26%) WAN
13 13 (28.26%) EIGRP
13 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
14 12 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
15 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
15 11 (23.91%) Problem Management
16 10 (21.74%) Incident Management
16 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
16 10 (21.74%) Change Management
16 10 (21.74%) Virtual Team
16 10 (21.74%) Trend Analysis

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 (6.52%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (91.30%) Firewall
2 38 (82.61%) MPLS
3 28 (60.87%) BGP
4 24 (52.17%) OSPF
5 22 (47.83%) VPN
6 21 (45.65%) Network Security
7 20 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (43.48%) tcpdump
7 20 (43.48%) Wireshark
8 15 (32.61%) DNS
9 13 (28.26%) EIGRP
9 13 (28.26%) SSL
9 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
9 13 (28.26%) WAN
10 10 (21.74%) snoop
11 8 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (17.39%) VLAN
12 7 (15.22%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 5 (10.87%) FWSM
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (91.30%) Network Engineer
2 20 (43.48%) Network Support
2 20 (43.48%) Network Support Engineer
2 20 (43.48%) Support Engineer
3 19 (41.30%) Network Security Engineer
3 19 (41.30%) Security Engineer
3 19 (41.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Security Support Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Senior Network Support
4 10 (21.74%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (21.74%) Virtual Team
3 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.52%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (23.91%) Problem Management
3 10 (21.74%) Change Management
3 10 (21.74%) Incident Management
3 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 10 (21.74%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.70%) Network Design
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) Analytics
8 1 (2.17%) Coaching
8 1 (2.17%) Release Management
8 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Python
2 5 (10.87%) Perl
3 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (78.26%) CCNP
3 7 (15.22%) CCNA
4 6 (13.04%) CCIE
4 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SAS 70
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
1 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (4.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) F5
2 40 (86.96%) Cisco
3 38 (82.61%) Juniper
4 36 (78.26%) CheckPoint
5 24 (52.17%) Palo Alto
6 20 (43.48%) NetScout
7 5 (10.87%) Foundry
8 3 (6.52%) Ciena
8 3 (6.52%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.52%) Nortel
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix
9 1 (2.17%) Huawei