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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 227 258 319
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +61
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 3 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.056% 0.043% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.30% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 13
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.52%
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
853 1015 1937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.05% 14.69% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 736 871 1688
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Verint
3 1 (33.33%) CyberTech
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) 802.1X

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Extranet
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IP Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CyberTech
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Box
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Verint