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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 289 329 313
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 19 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.46% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 13
Average salary £61,250 £60,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £46,800
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £63,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
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
1898 1947 2295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.21% 15.56% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1629 2041
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 34 (97.14%) F5
2 29 (82.86%) Firewall
2 29 (82.86%) Cisco
3 19 (54.29%) CheckPoint
3 19 (54.29%) EIGRP
3 19 (54.29%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (54.29%) Network Security
4 18 (51.43%) HSRP
5 17 (48.57%) Load Balancing
6 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 13 (37.14%) BGP
9 12 (34.29%) CCNP
10 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
10 11 (31.43%) Finance
10 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (28.57%) VPN
11 10 (28.57%) DNS
11 10 (28.57%) DHCP
11 10 (28.57%) SSL
12 9 (25.71%) LAN
12 9 (25.71%) WAN
12 9 (25.71%) Citrix
12 9 (25.71%) OSPF
12 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (22.86%) Juniper
13 8 (22.86%) ATM
14 7 (20.00%) McAfee
14 7 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
14 7 (20.00%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (82.86%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) EIGRP
2 19 (54.29%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (54.29%) Network Security
3 18 (51.43%) HSRP
4 14 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 13 (37.14%) BGP
6 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (28.57%) VPN
7 10 (28.57%) DNS
7 10 (28.57%) DHCP
7 10 (28.57%) SSL
8 9 (25.71%) LAN
8 9 (25.71%) WAN
8 9 (25.71%) OSPF
9 8 (22.86%) ATM
10 7 (20.00%) VLAN
11 6 (17.14%) Unified Communications
11 6 (17.14%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) DB2
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Law
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.57%) Electronics
4 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) FlexPod
2 3 (8.57%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) EMV
3 1 (2.86%) EFT
3 1 (2.86%) APACS
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) SUSE
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Load Balancing
2 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 5 (14.29%) Network Design
4 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 4 (11.43%) Low Latency
5 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Network Management
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) Service Management
8 1 (2.86%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNP
3 7 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (14.29%) CCNA
5 4 (11.43%) JNCIP
5 4 (11.43%) CCSP
6 3 (8.57%) CISSP
6 3 (8.57%) CCSE
6 3 (8.57%) CCSA
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) F5
2 29 (82.86%) Cisco
3 19 (54.29%) CheckPoint
4 9 (25.71%) Citrix
5 8 (22.86%) Juniper
6 7 (20.00%) McAfee
6 7 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (17.14%) IPFX
7 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) VMware
9 4 (11.43%) CA
10 3 (8.57%) SAP
10 3 (8.57%) Websense
10 3 (8.57%) Sourcefire
10 3 (8.57%) Splunk
11 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
11 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.86%) NetApp