The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 133 128 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.26% 0.19% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.10% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +0.50%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
392 364 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.03% 16.87% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 304 288 311
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

BIG-IP
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
High Wycombe - 2 £65,000 -
Marlow - 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £55,000 -
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (84.62%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) F5
3 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 8 (61.54%) OSPF
5 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
6 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
8 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
8 4 (30.77%) Samba
8 4 (30.77%) Debian
8 4 (30.77%) VMware
8 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
8 4 (30.77%) WMI
8 4 (30.77%) XenServer
8 4 (30.77%) EqualLogic
8 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
8 4 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (30.77%) iSCSI
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
8 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 4 (30.77%) MS Excel

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) OSPF
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
6 4 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (30.77%) iSCSI
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) SNMP
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) IPv4
6 4 (30.77%) Internet
6 4 (30.77%) MPLS
6 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (23.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Network Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Network Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) EqualLogic
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Debian
2 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
2 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) Samba
2 4 (30.77%) XenServer
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) WMI
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) F5
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) EMC
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Avaya
5 2 (15.38%) HP