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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 242 283 294
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +11
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.081% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.57% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 24
Median salary £55,000 £72,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +61.11%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
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
881 1223 1942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.75% 14.08% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 779 1046 1636
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
3 9 (69.23%) BGP
3 9 (69.23%) MPLS
3 9 (69.23%) IPsec
3 9 (69.23%) F5
3 9 (69.23%) HSRP
4 8 (61.54%) OSPF
4 8 (61.54%) CCSA
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) Unix
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) VXLAN
6 5 (38.46%) Multicast
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (38.46%) vCloud
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
6 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
6 5 (38.46%) LAN
6 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 5 (38.46%) DHCP
6 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
6 5 (38.46%) SNMP
6 5 (38.46%) CCNP

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

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) BGP
2 9 (69.23%) HSRP
2 9 (69.23%) IPsec
2 9 (69.23%) MPLS
3 8 (61.54%) OSPF
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
5 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
5 5 (38.46%) Fast Ethernet
5 5 (38.46%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
5 5 (38.46%) SNMP
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) Wireless
General
1 4 (30.77%) Billing
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Security Specialist
1 5 (38.46%) Network Specialist
1 5 (38.46%) Security Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Network Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Support
3 3 (23.08%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Support
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
2 3 (23.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Fund Management
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCSA
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) CCIE
3 4 (30.77%) CCMSE
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) CCSE
3 4 (30.77%) JNCIA
3 4 (30.77%) JNCIP
3 4 (30.77%) JNCIS
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) vCloud
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
3 9 (69.23%) F5
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
4 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) CyberTech
5 3 (23.08%) Red Box
5 3 (23.08%) Verint