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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 290 336 319
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -17
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 17 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.040% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 5
Average salary £57,500 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.32% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £73,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +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
1969 1965 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.71% 15.61% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1643 1635 2078
Average salary £52,500 £50,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 33 (100.00%) F5
2 29 (87.88%) Firewall
3 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 19 (57.58%) Cisco
5 18 (54.55%) Linux
6 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
7 12 (36.36%) ITIL
8 11 (33.33%) DNS
8 11 (33.33%) Windows
8 11 (33.33%) WAN
8 11 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (33.33%) Juniper
8 11 (33.33%) VMware
9 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
9 10 (30.30%) Network Security
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (30.30%) MPLS
9 10 (30.30%) OSPF
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (30.30%) UNIX
10 9 (27.27%) LAN
10 9 (27.27%) VPN
11 8 (24.24%) BGP
11 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (21.21%) PKI
12 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
12 7 (21.21%) Java EE
12 7 (21.21%) Information Security
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (21.21%) JBoss
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
3 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.03%) Lync
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) Firewall
2 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (33.33%) DNS
3 11 (33.33%) WAN
4 10 (30.30%) MPLS
4 10 (30.30%) OSPF
4 10 (30.30%) Network Security
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (27.27%) VPN
5 9 (27.27%) LAN
6 8 (24.24%) BGP
7 7 (21.21%) SSL
7 7 (21.21%) LDAP
7 7 (21.21%) NetScaler
7 7 (21.21%) Intranet
7 7 (21.21%) Internet
8 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
8 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (15.15%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Account Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Technical Account Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Client Account Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Web Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) XML
1 7 (21.21%) Java EE
2 4 (12.12%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) PKI
2 6 (18.18%) Statistics
3 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.03%) DTV
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) UNIX
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.21%) Information Security
3 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.21%) Change Control
4 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Network Management
8 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
1 7 (21.21%) Perl
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (21.21%) MCSE
3 7 (21.21%) CCNP
4 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (12.12%) CCNA
6 3 (9.09%) CISSP
6 3 (9.09%) CCSE
6 3 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (6.06%) CCIE
8 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
8 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) F5
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco
3 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
4 11 (33.33%) VMware
4 11 (33.33%) Juniper
5 7 (21.21%) Citrix
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.09%) Nortel
8 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 3 (9.09%) NetScout
8 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.06%) Aruba
9 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.06%) IronPort
10 1 (3.03%) Polycom
10 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
10 1 (3.03%) Symantec
10 1 (3.03%) SAP
10 1 (3.03%) Adobe
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