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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 247 247 264
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.016% 0.18% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 1.11% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 1
Median salary £49,000 £47,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.61% -16.95%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1012 1173 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.48% 16.03% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 828 969 1266
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,400 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 1 £49,000 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 20 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco
6 8 (40.00%) CCNP
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (40.00%) OSPF
6 8 (40.00%) BGP
6 8 (40.00%) LAN
6 8 (40.00%) WAN
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
7 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
7 7 (35.00%) tcpdump
7 7 (35.00%) Puppet
7 7 (35.00%) DevOps
7 7 (35.00%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
7 7 (35.00%) Linux
7 7 (35.00%) Perl
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
8 6 (30.00%) ISO 8583
8 6 (30.00%) Clustering
8 6 (30.00%) Risk Assessment

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (30.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (5.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) BGP
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (40.00%) LAN
3 8 (40.00%) OSPF
3 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) Spanning Tree
4 7 (35.00%) tcpdump
4 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
5 6 (30.00%) SSL
6 5 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Network Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Check Point Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Clustering
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (35.00%) DevOps
4 6 (30.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 6 (30.00%) Change Control
4 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (30.00%) High Availability
4 6 (30.00%) Human Resource Management
4 6 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Presales
6 2 (10.00%) Network Management
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Korn
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNP
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCDP
2 6 (30.00%) RHCE
3 5 (25.00%) CCSA
3 5 (25.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO 8583
1 6 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) vCloud
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Salt
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) CA
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (5.00%) VMware