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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 263 238 287
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +49
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.040% 0.056% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
1561 1517 1848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.58% 21.25% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1241 1484
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 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
Essex - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (95.65%) F5
2 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
3 17 (73.91%) MPLS
4 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
4 15 (65.22%) Windows
4 15 (65.22%) Linux
4 15 (65.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (65.22%) Firewall
4 15 (65.22%) VMware
4 15 (65.22%) Incident Management
5 14 (60.87%) Oracle
5 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
5 14 (60.87%) IIS
5 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (56.52%) ITIL
6 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (52.17%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (52.17%) SQL
7 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
8 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (43.48%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2
8 10 (43.48%) MCSE
8 10 (43.48%) Statistics
8 10 (43.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (39.13%) Cisco
10 7 (30.43%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (60.87%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) LAN
1 18 (78.26%) WAN
1 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
2 17 (73.91%) MPLS
3 15 (65.22%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (30.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (30.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 7 (30.43%) BGP
5 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
5 6 (26.09%) OSPF
5 6 (26.09%) IPsec
5 6 (26.09%) VLAN
6 5 (21.74%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
7 4 (17.39%) SSL
7 4 (17.39%) TACACS
7 4 (17.39%) SMTP
7 4 (17.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Account Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Account Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Statistics
2 2 (8.70%) Online Games
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
1 15 (65.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Incident Management
2 13 (56.52%) ITIL
3 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
4 10 (43.48%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (13.04%) Network Management
7 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.70%) Network Design
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Korn
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) MCSE
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) CCSP
4 1 (4.35%) CCDP
4 1 (4.35%) CCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCSE
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
1 3 (13.04%) vCloud
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Cacti
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) F5
2 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Riverbed
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) Juniper
7 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) JBoss
7 2 (8.70%) SaltStack
7 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.70%) Crossbeam
8 1 (4.35%) NetApp
8 1 (4.35%) Nokia
8 1 (4.35%) Dell
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix