The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 191 169 164
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.025% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.97% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £50,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
609 616 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.12% 19.43% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 498 542 504
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BIG-IP
England

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 16 April 2014. 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
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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
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Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) BGP
3 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) SCOM
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Mitel
6 3 (33.33%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) MPLS
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Support
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Support
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) Foglight
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Mitel
6 2 (22.22%) Veeam
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) Veritas
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) ProCurve