The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 241 238 271
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +33
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 19 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.12% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.56% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 1
Average salary £62,500 £55,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.10% +31.17%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +10.55%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1593 1608 1605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.99% 20.91% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1266 1328
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BIG-IP
England

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 28 July 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
(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
Bedfordshire -7 10 £62,500 -10.71%
Hertfordshire - 8 £57,500 -
Essex -5 1 - -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 26 (96.30%) F5
2 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 20 (74.07%) CheckPoint
3 19 (70.37%) Linux
3 19 (70.37%) VMware
4 18 (66.67%) LAN
4 18 (66.67%) WAN
4 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 17 (62.96%) MPLS
6 15 (55.56%) Incident Management
7 14 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (51.85%) Cisco
7 14 (51.85%) Windows
8 13 (48.15%) Oracle
8 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
8 13 (48.15%) IIS
8 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (44.44%) BGP
9 12 (44.44%) Service Delivery
9 12 (44.44%) SQL
9 12 (44.44%) ITIL
9 12 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (40.74%) OSPF
10 11 (40.74%) CCNP
10 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 13 (48.15%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) LAN
2 18 (66.67%) WAN
2 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 17 (62.96%) MPLS
4 12 (44.44%) BGP
4 12 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (40.74%) OSPF
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (33.33%) Network Security
6 9 (33.33%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) VPN
7 7 (25.93%) DHCP
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (22.22%) VLAN
8 6 (22.22%) IPsec
8 6 (22.22%) NetScreen
8 6 (22.22%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Account Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Account Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Security Specialist
3 5 (18.52%) Network Specialist
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Statistics
2 5 (18.52%) Thin Client
2 5 (18.52%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.41%) Online Games
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 12 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
3 10 (37.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Network Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Network Design
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) CCNP
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (37.04%) MCSE
3 6 (22.22%) CCSE
4 3 (11.11%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CCSP
5 1 (3.70%) CCDP
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
2 2 (7.41%) vCloud
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (7.41%) Cacti
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) F5
2 20 (74.07%) CheckPoint
3 19 (70.37%) VMware
4 14 (51.85%) Cisco
5 13 (48.15%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
7 5 (18.52%) Infoblox
7 5 (18.52%) Imperva
8 4 (14.81%) Riverbed
8 4 (14.81%) HP
9 3 (11.11%) Juniper
10 2 (7.41%) Crossbeam
10 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
10 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
11 1 (3.70%) JBoss
11 1 (3.70%) NetApp
11 1 (3.70%) Nokia
11 1 (3.70%) IBM