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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
London / City of London
Rank 221 - 308
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 11 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% - 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 16
Median salary £45,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%

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
860 1032 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.20% 15.04% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 804 928 1647
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) F5
3 11 (78.57%) Network Security
3 11 (78.57%) DNS
4 10 (71.43%) BGP
4 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (64.29%) VMware
5 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
5 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (57.14%) 802.1X
6 8 (57.14%) MPLS
6 8 (57.14%) Wireless
7 7 (50.00%) Clustering
7 7 (50.00%) IPv4
7 7 (50.00%) IPv6
7 7 (50.00%) ITIL
7 7 (50.00%) FCoE
7 7 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (50.00%) Network Design
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (21.43%) CCNP
9 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 11 (78.57%) Network Security
3 10 (71.43%) BGP
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (57.14%) MPLS
4 8 (57.14%) Wireless
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (50.00%) FCoE
5 7 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (50.00%) IPv4
5 7 (50.00%) IPv6
6 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 3 (21.43%) NetScreen
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) Intranet
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Support
2 4 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Network Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Check Point Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Security Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IP Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNP
1 3 (21.43%) CCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) F5
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) Imperva
4 2 (14.29%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.14%) CyberTech
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Red Box
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
5 1 (7.14%) Verint