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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 292 318 321
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 14 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.16% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 1.04% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,200 £38,550
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £46,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
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
1860 1825 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.06% 15.40% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1601 2224
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 41 (100.00%) F5
2 28 (68.29%) Load Balancing
3 24 (58.54%) VMware
4 23 (56.10%) ITIL
5 21 (51.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 20 (48.78%) Firewall
6 20 (48.78%) Cisco
6 20 (48.78%) Linux
7 19 (46.34%) Perl
7 19 (46.34%) JBoss
7 19 (46.34%) Apache
7 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (46.34%) Cacti
8 18 (43.90%) Puppet
8 18 (43.90%) Ansible
8 18 (43.90%) Nagios
8 18 (43.90%) nginx
8 18 (43.90%) WebLogic
8 18 (43.90%) Tomcat
8 18 (43.90%) Ubuntu
8 18 (43.90%) CentOS
8 18 (43.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (43.90%) Python
8 18 (43.90%) Ruby
8 18 (43.90%) Bash Shell
8 18 (43.90%) Oracle
8 18 (43.90%) Red Hat
8 18 (43.90%) MySQL
8 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (39.02%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (46.34%) JBoss
1 19 (46.34%) Apache
2 18 (43.90%) Tomcat
2 18 (43.90%) nginx
2 18 (43.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 20 (48.78%) Firewall
3 16 (39.02%) NetScaler
4 14 (34.15%) WAN
5 12 (29.27%) VPN
6 10 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (24.39%) Wireless
6 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (21.95%) Network Security
7 9 (21.95%) LAN
8 8 (19.51%) EIGRP
8 8 (19.51%) MPLS
9 7 (17.07%) DHCP
9 7 (17.07%) VLAN
10 6 (14.63%) DNS
10 6 (14.63%) OSPF
10 6 (14.63%) BGP
11 5 (12.20%) SNMP
11 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (12.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) MySQL
2 15 (36.59%) DB2
3 3 (7.32%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (12.20%) Law
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Administrator
2 18 (43.90%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (31.71%) Network Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Statistics
1 3 (7.32%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 18 (43.90%) Ubuntu
2 18 (43.90%) CentOS
2 18 (43.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Load Balancing
2 23 (56.10%) ITIL
3 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) Statistical Analysis
5 8 (19.51%) Network Management
6 4 (9.76%) Change Control
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 3 (7.32%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (7.32%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (7.32%) Market Research
7 3 (7.32%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.44%) Data Security
9 1 (2.44%) Information Security
9 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.44%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Perl
2 18 (43.90%) Python
2 18 (43.90%) Ruby
2 18 (43.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (24.39%) CCNP
3 8 (19.51%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) CCIE
5 2 (4.88%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) CISSP
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CCSE
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.88%) JNCIE
5 2 (4.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (36.59%) Xen
2 15 (36.59%) KVM
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (46.34%) Cacti
2 18 (43.90%) Puppet
2 18 (43.90%) Nagios
2 18 (43.90%) Ansible
3 15 (36.59%) Salt
3 15 (36.59%) ZABBIX
3 15 (36.59%) CFEngine
4 4 (9.76%) FortiGate
5 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.44%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (2.44%) RANCID
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) F5
2 24 (58.54%) VMware
3 20 (48.78%) Cisco
4 18 (43.90%) Red Hat
4 18 (43.90%) Oracle
5 16 (39.02%) Citrix
6 11 (26.83%) CheckPoint
7 10 (24.39%) SolarWinds
7 10 (24.39%) Aruba
8 8 (19.51%) Juniper
9 4 (9.76%) IronPort
10 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
10 3 (7.32%) Sourcefire
11 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
11 2 (4.88%) HP
11 2 (4.88%) Polycom
11 2 (4.88%) Symantec
12 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
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