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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 237 265 246
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 16 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 0.37% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 7
Average salary £48,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £57,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.57% -
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
1167 1626 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.19% 20.84% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1318 1247
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +6 12 £47,500 -17.39%
Bedfordshire +6 2 £55,000 -12.00%
Essex -4 2 - -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (100.00%) F5
2 17 (68.00%) VMware
3 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) Cisco
4 14 (56.00%) Firewall
5 13 (52.00%) DNS
5 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (48.00%) Load Balancing
6 12 (48.00%) vSphere
7 11 (44.00%) ITIL
8 10 (40.00%) LAN
8 10 (40.00%) Puppet
8 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (40.00%) Network Design
9 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (36.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (36.00%) IIS
9 9 (36.00%) Oracle
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (36.00%) Linux
10 8 (32.00%) JBoss
10 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
10 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
10 8 (32.00%) Perl
10 8 (32.00%) UNIX
10 8 (32.00%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (36.00%) IIS
2 8 (32.00%) JBoss
2 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (32.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (32.00%) GlassFish
2 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (32.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (16.00%) Lync
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 8 (32.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 13 (52.00%) DNS
3 10 (40.00%) LAN
4 9 (36.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (28.00%) VLAN
6 7 (28.00%) WAN
6 7 (28.00%) VPN
7 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.00%) Wireless
7 5 (20.00%) MPLS
7 5 (20.00%) OSPF
7 5 (20.00%) BGP
7 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (16.00%) Network Security
8 4 (16.00%) FTP
8 4 (16.00%) SSL
9 3 (12.00%) SAN
9 3 (12.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Subversion
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) EFT
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (32.00%) UNIX
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (44.00%) ITIL
3 10 (40.00%) Network Design
4 8 (32.00%) DevOps
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) SIEM
6 4 (16.00%) Change Control
6 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.00%) Data Management
8 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (8.00%) Office Automation
9 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (32.00%) Perl
2 8 (32.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) CCSP
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (48.00%) vSphere
3 8 (32.00%) vCloud
3 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Puppet
1 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (32.00%) Ansible
3 3 (12.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) F5
2 17 (68.00%) VMware
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle
5 8 (32.00%) SaltStack
5 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (32.00%) IBM
6 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Juniper
9 4 (16.00%) Tripwire
9 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
9 4 (16.00%) Sophos
10 3 (12.00%) Crossbeam
11 2 (8.00%) Akamai