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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 298 312 334
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 22 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.12% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 0.78% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 3
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
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
1944 1787 2275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.88% 15.11% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1585 2031
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 September 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 September 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 48 (97.96%) F5
2 35 (71.43%) BIG-IP
3 33 (67.35%) Load Balancing
3 33 (67.35%) ITIL
4 31 (63.27%) VMware
4 31 (63.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (59.18%) CentOS
5 29 (59.18%) Red Hat
6 28 (57.14%) Nagios
6 28 (57.14%) Perl
6 28 (57.14%) MySQL
6 28 (57.14%) Oracle
6 28 (57.14%) DB2
6 28 (57.14%) WebLogic
6 28 (57.14%) Linux
6 28 (57.14%) JBoss
6 28 (57.14%) Apache
6 28 (57.14%) Tomcat
6 28 (57.14%) Python
6 28 (57.14%) Citrix
6 28 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (57.14%) ZABBIX
6 28 (57.14%) Cacti
6 28 (57.14%) nginx
6 28 (57.14%) Bash Shell
6 28 (57.14%) Puppet
6 28 (57.14%) Ruby
6 28 (57.14%) Ubuntu
6 28 (57.14%) Statistical Analysis
6 28 (57.14%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 28 (57.14%) Apache
1 28 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 28 (57.14%) nginx
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) BIG-IP
2 28 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 19 (38.78%) Firewall
4 14 (28.57%) VPN
5 13 (26.53%) LAN
6 11 (22.45%) WAN
7 9 (18.37%) OSPF
7 9 (18.37%) BGP
7 9 (18.37%) EIGRP
7 9 (18.37%) SSL
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (14.29%) Network Security
9 7 (14.29%) ATM
9 7 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (12.24%) HSRP
10 6 (12.24%) TACACS
10 6 (12.24%) DHCP
11 5 (10.20%) Wireless
11 5 (10.20%) IPsec
12 4 (8.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) MySQL
1 28 (57.14%) DB2
General
1 6 (12.24%) Law
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Administrator
1 28 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
2 13 (26.53%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Network Team Leader
3 11 (22.45%) Team Leader
4 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Network Support
5 3 (6.12%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) CentOS
2 28 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 28 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 28 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Load Balancing
1 33 (67.35%) ITIL
2 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.16%) Service Management
5 1 (2.04%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.04%) Network Management
5 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.04%) Change Control
5 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.04%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.04%) DevOps
5 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) Perl
1 28 (57.14%) Python
1 28 (57.14%) Ruby
1 28 (57.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) CCIE
3 2 (4.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) CCDA
4 1 (2.04%) CCDP
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (63.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (57.14%) KVM
2 28 (57.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (57.14%) Nagios
1 28 (57.14%) ZABBIX
1 28 (57.14%) Cacti
1 28 (57.14%) Puppet
1 28 (57.14%) CFEngine
1 28 (57.14%) Ansible
1 28 (57.14%) Salt
2 6 (12.24%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) F5
2 31 (63.27%) VMware
3 29 (59.18%) Red Hat
4 28 (57.14%) Citrix
4 28 (57.14%) Oracle
4 28 (57.14%) JBoss
5 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
6 13 (26.53%) Cisco
7 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 6 (12.24%) Juniper
8 6 (12.24%) Riverbed
8 6 (12.24%) McAfee
9 5 (10.20%) Avaya
9 5 (10.20%) Nortel
10 1 (2.04%) Aruba
10 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.04%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.04%) IronPort
10 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.04%) Zeacom