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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 207 225 203
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 24 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.13% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 0.43% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 11
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -11.36%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1358 1625 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.28% 29.30% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 1063 1102
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 20 £55,000 +15.78% 1
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP.

1 29 (93.55%) F5
2 28 (90.32%) Cisco
3 25 (80.65%) Firewall
4 24 (77.42%) CheckPoint
5 23 (74.19%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (67.74%) Juniper
7 20 (64.52%) MPLS
8 19 (61.29%) CCNP
8 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (58.06%) WAN
9 18 (58.06%) OSPF
9 18 (58.06%) BGP
10 12 (38.71%) Finance
10 12 (38.71%) NetScout
10 12 (38.71%) tcpdump
10 12 (38.71%) Wireshark
11 9 (29.03%) LAN
12 8 (25.81%) VPN
12 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
13 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
13 7 (22.58%) DNS
13 7 (22.58%) Internet
14 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
15 5 (16.13%) Network Security
15 5 (16.13%) SAN
15 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
15 5 (16.13%) SSL
15 5 (16.13%) CCNA
15 5 (16.13%) VMware
16 4 (12.90%) Wireless

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) Firewall
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (64.52%) MPLS
4 18 (58.06%) BGP
4 18 (58.06%) OSPF
4 18 (58.06%) WAN
5 12 (38.71%) tcpdump
5 12 (38.71%) Wireshark
6 9 (29.03%) LAN
7 8 (25.81%) VPN
8 7 (22.58%) DNS
8 7 (22.58%) Internet
8 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
9 5 (16.13%) Network Security
9 5 (16.13%) SAN
9 5 (16.13%) SSL
10 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Network Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Network Support
4 8 (25.81%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) Senior IT Support
5 7 (22.58%) Senior Network Support
5 7 (22.58%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Switch Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior NOC Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.90%) Statistics
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
1 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (6.45%) Change Management
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) Network Design
3 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.23%) Project Management
3 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.23%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) CCNP
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) CCNA
3 4 (12.90%) CCIP
4 1 (3.23%) CCDA
4 1 (3.23%) CCDP
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) F5
2 28 (90.32%) Cisco
3 24 (77.42%) CheckPoint
4 21 (67.74%) Juniper
5 12 (38.71%) NetScout
6 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
7 5 (16.13%) VMware
8 2 (6.45%) Avaya
9 1 (3.23%) Aruba
9 1 (3.23%) Ciena
9 1 (3.23%) Nortel
9 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
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