The first table below looks at the demand for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 24 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 Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 31 41
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 1.13% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 14.29% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +10.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 14.51% 7.91% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 31
Average salary £27,000 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.00% +58.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BIG-IP
Essex

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Colchester region.

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Colchester

BIG-IP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 5 (100.00%) CCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 5 (100.00%) Imperva
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 5 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 5 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 5 (100.00%) Imperva
1 5 (100.00%) F5