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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 186 190 207
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 20 37 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.72% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 2.68% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 11
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £46,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -5.10%
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
1199 1379 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.98% 26.69% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 953 859 1055
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 29 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 +21 19 £65,000 +4.00%
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 48 (100.00%) F5
2 47 (97.92%) Firewall
2 47 (97.92%) Cisco
3 46 (95.83%) Cisco ASA
4 44 (91.67%) CheckPoint
5 42 (87.50%) Juniper
6 39 (81.25%) MPLS
7 38 (79.17%) OSPF
7 38 (79.17%) BGP
8 30 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (62.50%) CCNP
9 28 (58.33%) WAN
10 24 (50.00%) Wireshark
10 24 (50.00%) tcpdump
10 24 (50.00%) NetScout
11 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 15 (31.25%) VPN
12 15 (31.25%) DNS
12 15 (31.25%) SSL
12 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
12 15 (31.25%) EIGRP
13 14 (29.17%) Finance
14 13 (27.08%) Network Monitoring
15 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
16 5 (10.42%) Statistics
16 5 (10.42%) Intrusion Detection
16 5 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
16 5 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
16 5 (10.42%) Network Security

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 (2.08%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (97.92%) Firewall
2 46 (95.83%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (81.25%) MPLS
4 38 (79.17%) BGP
4 38 (79.17%) OSPF
5 28 (58.33%) WAN
6 24 (50.00%) tcpdump
6 24 (50.00%) Wireshark
7 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 15 (31.25%) DNS
8 15 (31.25%) EIGRP
8 15 (31.25%) SSL
8 15 (31.25%) VPN
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (10.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (10.42%) Network Security
9 5 (10.42%) Wireless
General
1 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 14 (29.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 23 (47.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (41.67%) Network Support
3 20 (41.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 20 (41.67%) Senior Network Support
3 20 (41.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 20 (41.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 20 (41.67%) Support Engineer
4 17 (35.42%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (35.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (27.08%) Juniper Engineer
5 13 (27.08%) Switch Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Lead Network Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Network Operations Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior NOC Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.42%) Statistics
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (2.08%) Change Management
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL
5 1 (2.08%) Network Design
5 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.08%) Project Management
5 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.08%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 30 (62.50%) CCNP
1 30 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.42%) CCNA
3 3 (6.25%) CCIP
4 1 (2.08%) CCIE
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SAS 70
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) F5
2 47 (97.92%) Cisco
3 44 (91.67%) CheckPoint
4 42 (87.50%) Juniper
5 24 (50.00%) NetScout
6 5 (10.42%) Palo Alto
7 4 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (2.08%) Aruba
8 1 (2.08%) Ciena
8 1 (2.08%) Nortel
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat