The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 242 278 266
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -12
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 13 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.081% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 6
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1532 1780 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.53% 20.65% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1393 1549
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in the East of England

BIG-IP
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Essex +6 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 £46,250 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 21 (84.00%) VMware
1 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (76.00%) F5
3 18 (72.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (72.00%) Windows
3 18 (72.00%) DNS
3 18 (72.00%) ITIL
4 13 (52.00%) Load Balancing
5 12 (48.00%) GlassFish
5 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
5 12 (48.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (48.00%) vSphere
5 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
5 12 (48.00%) vCloud
5 12 (48.00%) OpenStack
5 12 (48.00%) Puppet
5 12 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (48.00%) Relational Database
5 12 (48.00%) IBM SmartCloud
5 12 (48.00%) Ansible
5 12 (48.00%) SaltStack
5 12 (48.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (48.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (48.00%) UNIX
5 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
5 12 (48.00%) Cisco
5 12 (48.00%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 12 (48.00%) WebLogic
1 12 (48.00%) IIS
1 12 (48.00%) JBoss
1 12 (48.00%) Tomcat
1 12 (48.00%) WebSphere
1 12 (48.00%) GlassFish
1 12 (48.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (48.00%) IBM SmartCloud
1 12 (48.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) DNS
2 12 (48.00%) MPLS
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) LAN
4 6 (24.00%) WAN
4 6 (24.00%) DHCP
4 6 (24.00%) OSPF
4 6 (24.00%) BGP
4 6 (24.00%) DSL
4 6 (24.00%) Wireless
4 6 (24.00%) VLAN
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (12.00%) Multicast
6 3 (12.00%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (12.00%) HSRP
6 3 (12.00%) GLBP
6 3 (12.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (48.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Subversion
1 12 (48.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (24.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.00%) FMCG
3 2 (8.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
1 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (48.00%) UNIX
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 13 (52.00%) Load Balancing
3 12 (48.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) BCP
4 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (24.00%) Service Management
4 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (24.00%) ITSM
4 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity
5 5 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (12.00%) Network Management
7 2 (8.00%) Facility Management
7 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Perl
1 12 (48.00%) Korn
1 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
1 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CCIE
1 6 (24.00%) CCNA
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (72.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (48.00%) vSphere
3 12 (48.00%) vCloud
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) Xen
4 6 (24.00%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Puppet
1 12 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (48.00%) Ansible
2 6 (24.00%) WSUS
3 3 (12.00%) Cacti
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (12.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) VMware
2 19 (76.00%) F5
3 12 (48.00%) SaltStack
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco
3 12 (48.00%) IBM
3 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 6 (24.00%) Juniper
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) WorldPay
6 3 (12.00%) Sourcefire
6 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (12.00%) Crossbeam
6 3 (12.00%) Polycom
6 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.00%) Aruba
7 1 (4.00%) CA