The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 279 303 328
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +25
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 29 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 0.95% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 9
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £80,000 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
BIG-IP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1916 1781 2296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.89% 15.08% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1575 2047
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in the City of London

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram in the City of London

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 47 (100.00%) F5
2 37 (78.72%) Load Balancing
3 35 (74.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 34 (72.34%) VMware
4 34 (72.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (63.83%) ITIL
6 28 (59.57%) Perl
6 28 (59.57%) MySQL
6 28 (59.57%) Oracle
6 28 (59.57%) DB2
6 28 (59.57%) WebLogic
6 28 (59.57%) Linux
6 28 (59.57%) JBoss
6 28 (59.57%) Apache
6 28 (59.57%) Tomcat
6 28 (59.57%) Python
6 28 (59.57%) Citrix
6 28 (59.57%) Red Hat
6 28 (59.57%) Nagios
6 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (59.57%) Ruby
6 28 (59.57%) Ubuntu
6 28 (59.57%) Statistical Analysis
6 28 (59.57%) Xen
6 28 (59.57%) CentOS
6 28 (59.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (59.57%) ZABBIX
6 28 (59.57%) Cacti
6 28 (59.57%) nginx
6 28 (59.57%) Bash Shell

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 28 (59.57%) WebLogic
1 28 (59.57%) Apache
1 28 (59.57%) Tomcat
1 28 (59.57%) nginx
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (74.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 28 (59.57%) NetScaler
3 17 (36.17%) Firewall
4 11 (23.40%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (23.40%) WAN
4 11 (23.40%) VPN
5 9 (19.15%) MPLS
5 9 (19.15%) Wireless
6 8 (17.02%) EIGRP
7 7 (14.89%) IPsec
7 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (14.89%) LAN
7 7 (14.89%) BGP
8 6 (12.77%) OSPF
8 6 (12.77%) DNS
8 6 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (10.64%) VLAN
9 5 (10.64%) DHCP
10 4 (8.51%) SSL
10 4 (8.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) MySQL
1 28 (59.57%) DB2
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Administrator
2 28 (59.57%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (29.79%) Network Engineer
4 13 (27.66%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Project Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Statistics
2 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Linux
1 28 (59.57%) Ubuntu
1 28 (59.57%) CentOS
1 28 (59.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) Load Balancing
2 30 (63.83%) ITIL
3 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (59.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (14.89%) Network Management
5 5 (10.64%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) Change Control
7 3 (6.38%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) Market Research
8 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.13%) Data Security
9 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Perl
1 28 (59.57%) Python
1 28 (59.57%) Ruby
1 28 (59.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.26%) C
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) CCNP
3 4 (8.51%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) CCIE
5 2 (4.26%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (72.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (59.57%) Xen
2 28 (59.57%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (59.57%) ZABBIX
1 28 (59.57%) Cacti
1 28 (59.57%) Puppet
1 28 (59.57%) CFEngine
1 28 (59.57%) Nagios
1 28 (59.57%) Ansible
1 28 (59.57%) Salt
2 3 (6.38%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) F5
2 34 (72.34%) VMware
3 28 (59.57%) Oracle
3 28 (59.57%) JBoss
3 28 (59.57%) Citrix
3 28 (59.57%) Red Hat
4 17 (36.17%) Cisco
5 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
6 10 (21.28%) Aruba
7 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.51%) IronPort
8 4 (8.51%) Juniper
9 3 (6.38%) Sourcefire
10 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.26%) Polycom
10 2 (4.26%) HP
11 1 (2.13%) Symantec
11 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.13%) ArcSight