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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
England / East of England
Rank 236 255 259
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 6 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.10% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.97% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 5
Median salary £57,500 £67,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.17% +57.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £85,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%

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
952 1446 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.22% 20.46% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 743 1176 1168
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Essex - 3 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire +11 2 £97,500 +14.70%
Bedfordshire +10 1 £55,000 -17.91%
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 9 (81.82%) CCNP
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (72.73%) OSPF
4 8 (72.73%) BGP
4 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
4 8 (72.73%) CCSE
4 8 (72.73%) Network Security
5 7 (63.64%) LAN
5 7 (63.64%) WAN
6 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
6 6 (54.55%) CCDP
6 6 (54.55%) CA
6 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (54.55%) CCSA
6 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
6 6 (54.55%) Driving Licence
6 6 (54.55%) tcpdump
6 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (36.36%) VMware
8 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 3 (27.27%) Retail
8 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (27.27%) Mentoring

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) tcpdump
4 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) DMVPN
6 2 (18.18%) NetScreen
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Network Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Network Security Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Check Point Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (54.55%) Driving Licence
3 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
3 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CCNP
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCSE
3 6 (54.55%) CCDP
3 6 (54.55%) CCSA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) CA
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Arista
5 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Imperva
5 2 (18.18%) Infoblox
5 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto