The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 173 - 158
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.028% - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% - 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.10% -2.00%
BIG-IP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
557 599 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.46% 16.08% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 447 474 514
Average salary £41,500 £37,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.93% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in the East Midlands

BIG-IP
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 1 - -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Communications Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Communications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) HP