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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 186 192 187
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 23 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.46% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 1.73% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 18
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £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
1086 1332 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.51% 26.69% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 827 890 958
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 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +16 18 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Maidenhead -7 2 £57,500 -14.81%
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 50 (100.00%) F5
2 48 (96.00%) Firewall
3 46 (92.00%) Cisco
4 43 (86.00%) Juniper
4 43 (86.00%) CheckPoint
4 43 (86.00%) MPLS
5 34 (68.00%) BGP
5 34 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (68.00%) CCNP
6 33 (66.00%) OSPF
6 33 (66.00%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (50.00%) VPN
8 21 (42.00%) tcpdump
8 21 (42.00%) NetScout
8 21 (42.00%) Wireshark
9 20 (40.00%) WAN
10 17 (34.00%) SSL
10 17 (34.00%) EIGRP
11 16 (32.00%) TCP/IP
11 16 (32.00%) Network Security
11 16 (32.00%) Palo Alto
11 16 (32.00%) Virtual Team
12 15 (30.00%) DNS
13 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
14 12 (24.00%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (18.00%) Incident Management
16 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
17 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
17 6 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 6 (12.00%) Finance

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 (6.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (96.00%) Firewall
2 43 (86.00%) MPLS
3 34 (68.00%) BGP
4 33 (66.00%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (66.00%) OSPF
5 25 (50.00%) VPN
6 21 (42.00%) tcpdump
6 21 (42.00%) Wireshark
7 20 (40.00%) WAN
8 17 (34.00%) EIGRP
8 17 (34.00%) SSL
9 16 (32.00%) Network Security
9 16 (32.00%) TCP/IP
10 15 (30.00%) DNS
11 6 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (10.00%) snoop
13 4 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
14 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (6.00%) Cisco Wireless
14 3 (6.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (98.00%) Network Engineer
2 21 (42.00%) Network Support
2 21 (42.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 21 (42.00%) Support Engineer
3 20 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (32.00%) Senior Network Support
4 16 (32.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 16 (32.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 13 (26.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (26.00%) Security Engineer
6 12 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (22.00%) Juniper Engineer
7 11 (22.00%) Switch Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Lead Network Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Virtual Team
2 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (18.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (10.00%) Change Management
4 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Analytics
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL
5 3 (6.00%) Network Design
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.00%) DevOps
6 1 (2.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (68.00%) CCNP
1 34 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) CCNA
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (2.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SAS 70
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) F5
2 46 (92.00%) Cisco
3 43 (86.00%) CheckPoint
3 43 (86.00%) Juniper
4 21 (42.00%) NetScout
5 16 (32.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.00%) Ciena
6 3 (6.00%) Nortel
6 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Aruba
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) Foundry
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.00%) VMware
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