The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 225 219 220
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 5 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.083% 0.24% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.82% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +64.70%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +23.65%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
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
1836 1710 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.61% 29.16% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1186 1105
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Berkshire region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Trend in Berkshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Histogram in Berkshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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 -5 4 £50,000 -
Maidenhead -22 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
South East

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 22 (100.00%) F5
2 21 (95.45%) Firewall
3 18 (81.82%) Network Security
4 16 (72.73%) BIG-IP
4 16 (72.73%) TCP/IP
5 15 (68.18%) Cisco
6 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (54.55%) Juniper
7 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
7 12 (54.55%) CCNP
8 11 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (45.45%) IPsec
9 10 (45.45%) Blue Coat
9 10 (45.45%) ProxySG
9 10 (45.45%) CCSE
9 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
9 10 (45.45%) Internet
10 9 (40.91%) Broadband
10 9 (40.91%) CISSP
10 9 (40.91%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 9 (40.91%) FortiGate
10 9 (40.91%) CCSA
10 9 (40.91%) Smartphone
11 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
12 7 (31.82%) ATM
12 7 (31.82%) VPN
12 7 (31.82%) DNS
12 7 (31.82%) SSL
12 7 (31.82%) SMTP
13 6 (27.27%) WAN

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 18 (81.82%) Network Security
3 16 (72.73%) BIG-IP
3 16 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 11 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (45.45%) IPsec
5 10 (45.45%) Internet
6 9 (40.91%) Broadband
7 7 (31.82%) ATM
7 7 (31.82%) VPN
7 7 (31.82%) DNS
7 7 (31.82%) SSL
7 7 (31.82%) SMTP
8 6 (27.27%) WAN
9 3 (13.64%) LAN
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
General
1 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Security Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) IP Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCNP
3 10 (45.45%) CCSE
4 9 (40.91%) CISSP
4 9 (40.91%) CCSA
5 3 (13.64%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.55%) CCIE
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) F5
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 12 (54.55%) Juniper
4 10 (45.45%) Blue Coat
4 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee
5 1 (4.55%) Riverbed