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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 184 214 215
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +1
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 28 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 1.13% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 9
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £41,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -13.68%
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
1109 1323 1786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.90% 25.84% 30.28%
Number of salaries quoted 820 922 982
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 August 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 August 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 21 £65,000 - 2
Maidenhead -10 4 £57,500 -14.81%
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (93.75%) Firewall
3 43 (89.58%) Cisco
4 40 (83.33%) Juniper
4 40 (83.33%) MPLS
5 39 (81.25%) CheckPoint
6 36 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (72.92%) CCNP
8 30 (62.50%) BGP
9 28 (58.33%) OSPF
10 25 (52.08%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (50.00%) VPN
12 20 (41.67%) NetScout
12 20 (41.67%) Wireshark
12 20 (41.67%) Network Security
12 20 (41.67%) tcpdump
12 20 (41.67%) Palo Alto
13 15 (31.25%) DNS
13 15 (31.25%) SSL
13 15 (31.25%) WAN
13 15 (31.25%) EIGRP
14 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
15 13 (27.08%) Network Monitoring
16 12 (25.00%) Virtual Team
17 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
17 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
18 9 (18.75%) Problem Management
19 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
19 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
19 8 (16.67%) Change Management

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 (6.25%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (93.75%) Firewall
2 40 (83.33%) MPLS
3 30 (62.50%) BGP
4 28 (58.33%) OSPF
5 25 (52.08%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (50.00%) VPN
7 20 (41.67%) Network Security
7 20 (41.67%) tcpdump
7 20 (41.67%) Wireshark
8 15 (31.25%) DNS
8 15 (31.25%) EIGRP
8 15 (31.25%) SSL
8 15 (31.25%) WAN
9 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
10 8 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (16.67%) snoop
11 6 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (12.50%) VLAN
12 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (93.75%) Network Engineer
2 20 (41.67%) Network Support
2 20 (41.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 20 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 19 (39.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (35.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (35.42%) Security Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
5 12 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Security Support Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Statistics
5 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 9 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 8 (16.67%) Change Management
4 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 8 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.33%) Network Design
7 3 (6.25%) Analytics
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.17%) DevOps
8 2 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.08%) Coaching
9 1 (2.08%) Release Management
9 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Python
2 3 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (72.92%) CCNP
3 6 (12.50%) CCNA
4 5 (10.42%) CCIE
5 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SAS 70
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) F5
2 43 (89.58%) Cisco
3 40 (83.33%) Juniper
4 39 (81.25%) CheckPoint
5 20 (41.67%) NetScout
5 20 (41.67%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.25%) Ciena
6 3 (6.25%) Foundry
6 3 (6.25%) Nortel
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) Huawei
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