The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 295 324 323
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 11 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.11% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.71% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 2
Average salary £59,000 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.11% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,800 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.62%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the City of London region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Trend in the City of London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Histogram in the City of London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 32 (96.97%) F5
2 24 (72.73%) Load Balancing
3 23 (69.70%) ITIL
4 22 (66.67%) VMware
4 22 (66.67%) Linux
5 21 (63.64%) BIG-IP
6 19 (57.58%) CentOS
6 19 (57.58%) Red Hat
7 18 (54.55%) Oracle
7 18 (54.55%) Ubuntu
7 18 (54.55%) MySQL
7 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (54.55%) Perl
7 18 (54.55%) Python
7 18 (54.55%) Ruby
7 18 (54.55%) Bash Shell
7 18 (54.55%) JBoss
7 18 (54.55%) Apache
7 18 (54.55%) Tomcat
7 18 (54.55%) nginx
7 18 (54.55%) WebLogic
7 18 (54.55%) Nagios
7 18 (54.55%) Cacti
7 18 (54.55%) Puppet
7 18 (54.55%) Ansible
8 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (45.45%) KVM
9 15 (45.45%) ZABBIX
9 15 (45.45%) Xen

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (54.55%) JBoss
1 18 (54.55%) Apache
1 18 (54.55%) Tomcat
1 18 (54.55%) nginx
1 18 (54.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) BIG-IP
2 15 (45.45%) NetScaler
3 14 (42.42%) Firewall
4 11 (33.33%) Network Security
4 11 (33.33%) OSPF
5 9 (27.27%) BGP
5 9 (27.27%) VPN
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (18.18%) DNS
7 6 (18.18%) LAN
8 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (12.12%) WLAN
9 4 (12.12%) WAN
9 4 (12.12%) EIGRP
9 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (12.12%) Wireless
10 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (6.06%) SSL
10 2 (6.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) MySQL
2 15 (45.45%) DB2
3 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Administrator
1 18 (54.55%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
4 5 (15.15%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Network Support
5 3 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) CentOS
3 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (54.55%) Ubuntu
4 4 (12.12%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Load Balancing
2 23 (69.70%) ITIL
3 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (45.45%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Operations Management
8 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Perl
1 18 (54.55%) Python
1 18 (54.55%) Ruby
1 18 (54.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) CCNP
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) CCSE
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CCSA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (45.45%) KVM
2 15 (45.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) Cacti
1 18 (54.55%) Puppet
1 18 (54.55%) Nagios
1 18 (54.55%) Ansible
2 15 (45.45%) Salt
2 15 (45.45%) ZABBIX
2 15 (45.45%) CFEngine
3 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) F5
2 22 (66.67%) VMware
3 19 (57.58%) Red Hat
4 18 (54.55%) Oracle
5 15 (45.45%) Citrix
6 9 (27.27%) Juniper
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco
7 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
8 5 (15.15%) Nortel
8 5 (15.15%) Avaya
9 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
10 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
11 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
11 1 (3.03%) Zeacom
11 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire