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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 230 261 267
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +6
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 16 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 0.91% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 18
Median salary £60,000 £53,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £37,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £65,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
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
1106 1533 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.91% 19.74% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 922 1141 1298
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram 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 30 June 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 +16 8 £63,500 +15.45% 1
Hertfordshire +21 7 £46,500 +24.00%
Essex +5 1 - -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 37 (100.00%) F5
2 27 (72.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 27 (72.97%) Firewall
3 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
4 21 (56.76%) Load Balancing
5 20 (54.05%) Cisco
6 19 (51.35%) CCNP
6 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (51.35%) LAN
6 19 (51.35%) WAN
6 19 (51.35%) OSPF
6 19 (51.35%) BGP
6 19 (51.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (43.24%) CheckPoint
7 16 (43.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (40.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 15 (40.54%) Network Security
9 14 (37.84%) CCDP
10 13 (35.14%) Wireshark
10 13 (35.14%) Spanning Tree
10 13 (35.14%) tcpdump
11 11 (29.73%) Puppet
11 11 (29.73%) Bash Shell
11 11 (29.73%) DevOps
11 11 (29.73%) Presales
11 11 (29.73%) Perl
11 11 (29.73%) Linux
11 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
12 10 (27.03%) SSL
13 9 (24.32%) Computer Science

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 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
2 9 (24.32%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) GlassFish
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.41%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (72.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 27 (72.97%) Firewall
2 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
3 19 (51.35%) BGP
3 19 (51.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (51.35%) LAN
3 19 (51.35%) OSPF
3 19 (51.35%) WAN
4 15 (40.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 15 (40.54%) Network Security
5 13 (35.14%) Spanning Tree
5 13 (35.14%) tcpdump
5 13 (35.14%) Wireshark
6 10 (27.03%) SSL
7 6 (16.22%) DNS
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (10.81%) DHCP
9 4 (10.81%) VPN
10 3 (8.11%) ISDN
10 3 (8.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
1 9 (24.32%) Financial Institution
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Consultant
1 14 (37.84%) Network Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Network Security Consultant
3 10 (27.03%) Security Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Check Point Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (8.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Clustering
1 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Load Balancing
2 16 (43.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (29.73%) DevOps
3 11 (29.73%) Presales
4 9 (24.32%) Business Process Improvement
4 9 (24.32%) Change Control
4 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
4 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
4 9 (24.32%) High Availability
4 9 (24.32%) Human Resource Management
4 9 (24.32%) Network Management
4 9 (24.32%) Process Improvement
4 9 (24.32%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Coaching
6 3 (8.11%) Computer Security
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Bash Shell
1 11 (29.73%) Perl
2 9 (24.32%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) Python
2 9 (24.32%) Ruby
3 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) Korn
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) CCNP
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCDP
3 9 (24.32%) RHCE
4 4 (10.81%) CCSA
4 4 (10.81%) CCSE
5 3 (8.11%) CCIE
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO 8583
1 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) vCloud
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Puppet
2 9 (24.32%) Salt
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) F5
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco
3 16 (43.24%) CheckPoint
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) CA
6 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.11%) Tandberg
6 3 (8.11%) VMware
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.41%) SaltStack
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