The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 692 768 700
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -68
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 176 148 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 0.75% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 107 120 89
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
BIG-IP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17458 19618 19492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.15% 17.51% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14284 15811 15886
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in England

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the England region.

BIG-IP Salary Trend in England

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram in England

BIG-IP
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 2 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
(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
South East +44 89 £45,000 -9.09% 2
London +38 61 £57,500 +27.77% 7
East of England +4 15 £53,750 -14.00% 1
Yorkshire -2 6 £60,000 +26.31%
West Midlands -6 3 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £38,750 - 1
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 251 (76.06%) F5
2 224 (67.88%) Cisco
3 216 (65.45%) Firewall
4 180 (54.55%) CheckPoint
5 130 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
6 127 (38.48%) Network Security
7 123 (37.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 122 (36.97%) Linux
9 115 (34.85%) WAN
9 115 (34.85%) VMware
9 115 (34.85%) Cisco ASA
10 108 (32.73%) Windows
11 102 (30.91%) BGP
12 98 (29.70%) CCNP
13 95 (28.79%) LAN
14 94 (28.48%) Cisco Nexus
15 93 (28.18%) TCP/IP
16 91 (27.58%) Load Balancing
17 88 (26.67%) DNS
18 76 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
19 74 (22.42%) Data Centre
19 74 (22.42%) OSPF
20 73 (22.12%) VPN
21 72 (21.82%) Juniper
22 68 (20.61%) ITIL
23 58 (17.58%) CCNA
23 58 (17.58%) Microsoft
24 57 (17.27%) MPLS
24 57 (17.27%) UNIX
25 55 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 51 (15.45%) Tomcat
2 42 (12.73%) IIS
3 35 (10.61%) Apache
4 27 (8.18%) WebSphere
5 26 (7.88%) JBoss
6 21 (6.36%) Apache Solr
7 20 (6.06%) OpenStack
8 15 (4.55%) WebLogic
9 14 (4.24%) Lync
10 13 (3.94%) GlassFish
11 12 (3.64%) MS Exchange
12 7 (2.12%) SharePoint
13 5 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.91%) CloudStack
15 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.91%) Node.js
15 3 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 25 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.85%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (5.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.94%) IBM SmartCloud
2 13 (3.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.82%) Office 365
5 4 (1.21%) PaaS
5 4 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.21%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 216 (65.45%) Firewall
2 127 (38.48%) Network Security
3 123 (37.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 115 (34.85%) Cisco ASA
4 115 (34.85%) WAN
5 102 (30.91%) BGP
6 95 (28.79%) LAN
7 94 (28.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 93 (28.18%) TCP/IP
9 88 (26.67%) DNS
10 74 (22.42%) OSPF
11 73 (22.12%) VPN
12 57 (17.27%) MPLS
13 55 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 54 (16.36%) Cisco IOS
15 52 (15.76%) SSL
16 50 (15.15%) Wireless
17 49 (14.85%) EIGRP
18 45 (13.64%) Internet
19 39 (11.82%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.70%) MySQL
3 15 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.82%) Redis
4 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (0.91%) OLAP
6 3 (0.91%) OLTP
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 15 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.94%) Subversion
3 10 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.52%) Maven
4 5 (1.52%) Ant
5 3 (0.91%) CruiseControl
5 3 (0.91%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.91%) Hudson
5 3 (0.91%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 46 (13.94%) Finance
2 36 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 25 (7.58%) Banking
4 11 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.73%) Advertising
6 5 (1.52%) Retail
6 5 (1.52%) Marketing
7 2 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (28.79%) Network Engineer
2 35 (10.61%) Analyst
2 35 (10.61%) Administrator
3 26 (7.88%) Security Engineer
4 24 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
4 24 (7.27%) Network Analyst
5 22 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (6.06%) Network Specialist
6 20 (6.06%) Network Support
7 18 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 18 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.15%) Team Leader
8 17 (5.15%) Security Specialist
8 17 (5.15%) Network Security Specialist
8 17 (5.15%) Network Team Leader
9 16 (4.85%) Technical Manager
9 16 (4.85%) Technical Account Manager
9 16 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (4.85%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.64%) Web Services
1 12 (3.64%) Middleware
2 10 (3.03%) XML
3 7 (2.12%) XMPP
3 7 (2.12%) Java EE
4 4 (1.21%) MAPI
5 3 (0.91%) HTML
5 3 (0.91%) JSON
5 3 (0.91%) XSLT
5 3 (0.91%) CSS
5 3 (0.91%) jQuery
5 3 (0.91%) HTML5
5 3 (0.91%) Memcached
5 3 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.91%) AppFabric
5 3 (0.91%) REST
5 3 (0.91%) Express
6 2 (0.61%) JMX
6 2 (0.61%) Spring
6 2 (0.61%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 74 (22.42%) Data Centre
2 35 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.76%) Management Information System
5 18 (5.45%) Statistics
6 13 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (3.64%) Fat Client
7 12 (3.64%) IVR
7 12 (3.64%) PKI
7 12 (3.64%) Thin Client
8 10 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (2.12%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.82%) CLARiiON
11 5 (1.52%) BBC
11 5 (1.52%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.21%) Replication
12 4 (1.21%) Clustering
12 4 (1.21%) iPhone
12 4 (1.21%) EqualLogic
12 4 (1.21%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 122 (36.97%) Linux
2 108 (32.73%) Windows
3 57 (17.27%) UNIX
4 42 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.12%) CentOS
8 7 (2.12%) Debian
8 7 (2.12%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.52%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.21%) Android
10 4 (1.21%) Solaris
11 3 (0.91%) AIX
11 3 (0.91%) SUSE
11 3 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.61%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (27.58%) Load Balancing
2 68 (20.61%) ITIL
3 40 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 30 (9.09%) Information Security
5 25 (7.58%) Project Management
6 23 (6.97%) Network Management
7 22 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 22 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 22 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 22 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 21 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (6.36%) Incident Management
9 20 (6.06%) Service Management
9 20 (6.06%) DevOps
10 19 (5.76%) Line Management
11 18 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (5.15%) Risk Management
13 16 (4.85%) E-Commerce
13 16 (4.85%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.52%) Bash Shell
2 29 (8.79%) SQL
3 28 (8.48%) Perl
4 25 (7.58%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.15%) Python
6 16 (4.85%) Korn
6 16 (4.85%) Java
7 10 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.82%) PHP
9 3 (0.91%) VBScript
9 3 (0.91%) C#
9 3 (0.91%) C++
9 3 (0.91%) Jython
9 3 (0.91%) Ruby
10 2 (0.61%) C
11 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (29.70%) CCNP
3 58 (17.58%) CCNA
4 50 (15.15%) CCSE
5 37 (11.21%) CCSA
6 30 (9.09%) Degree
7 29 (8.79%) CCIE
8 25 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (6.67%) CISSP
10 21 (6.36%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (5.76%) MCSE
12 18 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (2.12%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.82%) HP AIS
14 6 (1.82%) HP ASE
14 6 (1.82%) MCITP
14 6 (1.82%) VCP5
15 5 (1.52%) OSCP
15 5 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
16 4 (1.21%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.79%) PCI DSS
2 20 (6.06%) SLA
3 6 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 76 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (16.36%) vSphere
3 35 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 34 (10.30%) Active Directory
5 14 (4.24%) XenServer
6 13 (3.94%) vCloud
7 9 (2.73%) Xen
8 8 (2.42%) ProxySG
9 7 (2.12%) Firmware
10 6 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.52%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.52%) NLBS
12 4 (1.21%) NFS
12 4 (1.21%) Samba
12 4 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (1.21%) KVM
13 3 (0.91%) pfSense
13 3 (0.91%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.91%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (10.61%) FortiGate
2 29 (8.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 23 (6.97%) Puppet
3 23 (6.97%) Cisco UCCX
4 21 (6.36%) Cisco Prime
5 18 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (4.85%) Cacti
7 15 (4.55%) OpenNMS
8 13 (3.94%) Ansible
9 12 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (2.42%) WSUS
11 5 (1.52%) vMotion
12 4 (1.21%) WMI
12 4 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.91%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.91%) Nagios
13 3 (0.91%) SCCM
13 3 (0.91%) SCOM
13 3 (0.91%) SELinux
14 2 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 251 (76.06%) F5
2 224 (67.88%) Cisco
3 180 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 115 (34.85%) VMware
5 72 (21.82%) Juniper
6 58 (17.58%) Microsoft
7 48 (14.55%) Red Hat
8 45 (13.64%) HP
8 45 (13.64%) Oracle
9 35 (10.61%) SolarWinds
10 27 (8.18%) Citrix
11 25 (7.58%) Blue Coat
12 23 (6.97%) hybris
12 23 (6.97%) Fortinet
13 17 (5.15%) Nokia
14 16 (4.85%) IBM
15 15 (4.55%) Infoblox
16 14 (4.24%) Imperva
16 14 (4.24%) SaltStack
17 10 (3.03%) EMC
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