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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 250 294 343
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +49
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 12 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.85% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 7
Median salary £66,000 £58,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.34% +30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,500 £46,750 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+25.13% -4.59%
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
1088 1648 1974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.57% 16.52% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1411 1670
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) MPLS
2 9 (75.00%) BGP
2 9 (75.00%) IPsec
2 9 (75.00%) HSRP
3 8 (66.67%) F5
3 8 (66.67%) CCSA
3 8 (66.67%) OSPF
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) Multicast
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) VXLAN
5 5 (41.67%) vCloud
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
5 5 (41.67%) TACACS
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) CCNP
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Unix
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN

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 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) BGP
2 9 (75.00%) HSRP
2 9 (75.00%) IPsec
2 9 (75.00%) MPLS
3 8 (66.67%) OSPF
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
5 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) Multicast
5 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) TACACS
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) VXLAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Billing
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security Specialist
1 5 (41.67%) Network Specialist
1 5 (41.67%) Security Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 3 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCSA
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) CCIE
3 4 (33.33%) CCMSE
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCSE
3 4 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 4 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 4 (33.33%) JNCIS
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) vCloud
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) F5
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
3 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) CyberTech
4 3 (25.00%) Red Box
4 3 (25.00%) Verint