The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 297 314 325
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 34 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.092% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 0.59% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 5
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2017 1878 2101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.34% 15.74% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1681 1890
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
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
London

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 41 (97.62%) F5
2 33 (78.57%) BIG-IP
3 31 (73.81%) Load Balancing
4 30 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (71.43%) VMware
5 28 (66.67%) ITIL
6 27 (64.29%) Linux
6 27 (64.29%) Red Hat
6 27 (64.29%) CentOS
7 26 (61.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (61.90%) ZABBIX
7 26 (61.90%) Cacti
7 26 (61.90%) nginx
7 26 (61.90%) Bash Shell
7 26 (61.90%) Puppet
7 26 (61.90%) CFEngine
7 26 (61.90%) NetScaler
7 26 (61.90%) KVM
7 26 (61.90%) Ansible
7 26 (61.90%) Salt
7 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (61.90%) Ruby
7 26 (61.90%) Ubuntu
7 26 (61.90%) Statistical Analysis
7 26 (61.90%) Xen
7 26 (61.90%) Nagios
7 26 (61.90%) JBoss
7 26 (61.90%) Apache
7 26 (61.90%) Tomcat
7 26 (61.90%) Python

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (61.90%) nginx
1 26 (61.90%) Apache
1 26 (61.90%) Tomcat
1 26 (61.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (78.57%) BIG-IP
2 26 (61.90%) NetScaler
3 14 (33.33%) Firewall
4 10 (23.81%) EIGRP
4 10 (23.81%) VPN
5 9 (21.43%) SSL
6 8 (19.05%) LAN
6 8 (19.05%) WAN
6 8 (19.05%) DHCP
6 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (16.67%) ATM
8 6 (14.29%) TACACS
8 6 (14.29%) DNS
8 6 (14.29%) HSRP
9 5 (11.90%) IPsec
10 4 (9.52%) BGP
10 4 (9.52%) OSPF
11 3 (7.14%) HTTP
11 3 (7.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (61.90%) MySQL
1 26 (61.90%) DB2
General
1 6 (14.29%) Law
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Linux Administrator
1 26 (61.90%) Administrator
2 13 (30.95%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.14%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Linux
1 27 (64.29%) CentOS
2 26 (61.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 26 (61.90%) Ubuntu
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Load Balancing
2 28 (66.67%) ITIL
3 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (61.90%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.38%) DevOps
5 1 (2.38%) Network Management
5 1 (2.38%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.38%) Change Control
5 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) Bash Shell
1 26 (61.90%) Ruby
1 26 (61.90%) Python
1 26 (61.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (2.38%) CCDA
4 1 (2.38%) CCDP
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (61.90%) KVM
2 26 (61.90%) Xen
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (61.90%) ZABBIX
1 26 (61.90%) Cacti
1 26 (61.90%) Puppet
1 26 (61.90%) CFEngine
1 26 (61.90%) Ansible
1 26 (61.90%) Salt
1 26 (61.90%) Nagios
2 6 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) F5
2 30 (71.43%) VMware
3 27 (64.29%) Red Hat
4 26 (61.90%) JBoss
4 26 (61.90%) Oracle
4 26 (61.90%) Citrix
5 12 (28.57%) Cisco
5 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
7 6 (14.29%) McAfee
7 6 (14.29%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
9 1 (2.38%) Radianz
9 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.38%) TippingPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Tradeweb
9 1 (2.38%) IronPort
9 1 (2.38%) NetScout