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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 242 246 244
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 17 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.19% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 6
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +12.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-15.50% +0.50%
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
1389 1602 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.41% 20.10% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1305 1266
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Hertfordshire +1 9 £42,500 -26.08%
Essex -1 5 - -
Bedfordshire -3 3 £55,000 -12.00%
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (88.89%) F5
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) VMware
3 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (62.96%) ITIL
5 16 (59.26%) Load Balancing
6 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
8 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
8 13 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (48.15%) vSphere
8 13 (48.15%) Puppet
8 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (48.15%) DNS
9 12 (44.44%) Cisco
9 12 (44.44%) IIS
9 12 (44.44%) Oracle
9 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
9 12 (44.44%) Linux
9 12 (44.44%) Firewall
9 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
10 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
10 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
10 11 (40.74%) GlassFish
10 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
10 11 (40.74%) IBM SmartCloud
10 11 (40.74%) Ansible
10 11 (40.74%) vCloud
10 11 (40.74%) OpenStack

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (44.44%) IIS
2 11 (40.74%) JBoss
2 11 (40.74%) Tomcat
2 11 (40.74%) WebLogic
2 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
2 11 (40.74%) GlassFish
2 11 (40.74%) OpenStack
3 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (14.81%) Lync
4 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (40.74%) IBM SmartCloud
2 11 (40.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) DNS
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) LAN
3 10 (37.04%) WAN
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (18.52%) MPLS
6 4 (14.81%) FTP
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) BGP
7 3 (11.11%) DSL
7 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (7.41%) SSL
8 2 (7.41%) Wireless
8 2 (7.41%) VLAN
8 2 (7.41%) Network Security
9 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Subversion
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) EFT
3 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (40.74%) UNIX
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 16 (59.26%) Load Balancing
3 11 (40.74%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (37.04%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Network Design
5 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
5 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.81%) SIEM
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 3 (11.11%) ITSM
7 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 3 (11.11%) BCP
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (7.41%) Facility Management
8 2 (7.41%) Office Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
2 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
2 11 (40.74%) Perl
2 11 (40.74%) Korn
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CCNP
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCSP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
3 13 (48.15%) vSphere
4 11 (40.74%) vCloud
5 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.81%) Terminal Services
7 3 (11.11%) Xen
7 3 (11.11%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Puppet
1 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (40.74%) Ansible
3 3 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) F5
2 21 (77.78%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) Oracle
3 12 (44.44%) Cisco
4 11 (40.74%) IBM
4 11 (40.74%) SaltStack
4 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 4 (14.81%) Sophos
7 4 (14.81%) Tripwire
7 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
7 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix
9 2 (7.41%) Juniper
9 2 (7.41%) Akamai
10 1 (3.70%) CA