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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 288 339 328
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -11
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 13 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.079% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.51% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 5
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,250 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.50% +11.11%
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
1618 1968 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.13% 15.47% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1666 1841
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) F5
2 25 (86.21%) Firewall
3 19 (65.52%) TCP/IP
4 17 (58.62%) Linux
5 16 (55.17%) Cisco
6 13 (44.83%) Windows
7 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
8 10 (34.48%) Service Delivery
8 10 (34.48%) UNIX
9 9 (31.03%) ITIL
9 9 (31.03%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (31.03%) VMware
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (27.59%) MPLS
10 8 (27.59%) DNS
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (24.14%) LAN
11 7 (24.14%) WAN
11 7 (24.14%) XML
11 7 (24.14%) Java
11 7 (24.14%) Perl
11 7 (24.14%) JBoss
11 7 (24.14%) LDAP
11 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
11 7 (24.14%) OSPF
11 7 (24.14%) Juniper
11 7 (24.14%) Citrix
11 7 (24.14%) Intranet
11 7 (24.14%) Internet
11 7 (24.14%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 7 (24.14%) JBoss
1 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
3 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
4 4 (13.79%) Lync
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.79%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
5 2 (6.90%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) Firewall
2 19 (65.52%) TCP/IP
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (27.59%) MPLS
3 8 (27.59%) DNS
4 7 (24.14%) LAN
4 7 (24.14%) WAN
4 7 (24.14%) LDAP
4 7 (24.14%) OSPF
4 7 (24.14%) Intranet
4 7 (24.14%) Internet
4 7 (24.14%) NetScaler
5 6 (20.69%) Network Security
6 5 (17.24%) BGP
6 5 (17.24%) SSL
7 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (13.79%) FWSM
7 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
7 4 (13.79%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
1 5 (17.24%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Advertising
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Account Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Account Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Client Account Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Communications Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Web Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Support
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) XML
1 7 (24.14%) Java EE
2 4 (13.79%) Middleware
2 4 (13.79%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) PKI
2 6 (20.69%) Statistics
3 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (13.79%) iPhone
5 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.45%) DTV
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) UNIX
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Service Delivery
2 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
3 7 (24.14%) Change Control
3 7 (24.14%) Information Security
4 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
4 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.79%) Server Building
6 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
1 7 (24.14%) Perl
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Python
3 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) CCSE
5 2 (6.90%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) F5
2 16 (55.17%) Cisco
3 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
4 9 (31.03%) VMware
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) Juniper
5 7 (24.14%) Citrix
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
7 4 (13.79%) Polycom
7 4 (13.79%) Adobe
8 3 (10.34%) Nortel
8 3 (10.34%) NetScout
9 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.45%) WorldPay
10 1 (3.45%) SAP
10 1 (3.45%) HP
10 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
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Salary: 45K to 55K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
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