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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
UK / England
Rank 791 761 784
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 49 153 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.93% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 37 127 115
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £75,000 £62,500
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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12817 16434 18093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.29% 17.20% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10513 13808 14758
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 England

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +24 30 £57,500 -4.16% 8
South East +32 7 £47,500 -13.63% 3
East of England +16 6 £57,500 -14.17%
Yorkshire +28 3 £57,500 +15.00%
South West +21 2 £35,094 -29.81%
North West -31 1 £25,000 -40.33%
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 139 (98.58%) F5
2 117 (82.98%) Cisco
3 84 (59.57%) Firewall
4 81 (57.45%) CheckPoint
5 61 (43.26%) WAN
6 59 (41.84%) DNS
6 59 (41.84%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (40.43%) LAN
8 56 (39.72%) Network Security
8 56 (39.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 54 (38.30%) Cisco ASA
10 53 (37.59%) BGP
11 48 (34.04%) CCNP
12 43 (30.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 42 (29.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 42 (29.79%) Juniper
14 41 (29.08%) OSPF
14 41 (29.08%) Finance
14 41 (29.08%) TCP/IP
15 40 (28.37%) VPN
16 39 (27.66%) ITIL
16 39 (27.66%) Data Centre
17 35 (24.82%) MPLS
17 35 (24.82%) Load Balancing
18 33 (23.40%) Palo Alto
19 31 (21.99%) Windows
20 30 (21.28%) Wireless
21 26 (18.44%) VMware
22 23 (16.31%) Blue Coat
22 23 (16.31%) VLAN

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 15 (10.64%) Apache
2 12 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.80%) IIS
4 9 (6.38%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.26%) SAS
5 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.13%) nginx
6 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Office
2 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.84%) Mimecast
3 4 (2.84%) Office 365
4 3 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (59.57%) Firewall
2 61 (43.26%) WAN
3 59 (41.84%) DNS
4 57 (40.43%) LAN
5 56 (39.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 56 (39.72%) Network Security
6 54 (38.30%) Cisco ASA
7 53 (37.59%) BGP
8 43 (30.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 42 (29.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 41 (29.08%) OSPF
10 41 (29.08%) TCP/IP
11 40 (28.37%) VPN
12 35 (24.82%) MPLS
13 30 (21.28%) Wireless
14 23 (16.31%) DHCP
14 23 (16.31%) Internet
14 23 (16.31%) VLAN
15 22 (15.60%) SSL
16 19 (13.48%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.84%) MySQL
1 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.13%) Redis
2 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.84%) Maven
2 3 (2.13%) Ant
2 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 41 (29.08%) Finance
2 22 (15.60%) Banking
3 19 (13.48%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.84%) Billing
5 3 (2.13%) Retail
6 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (46.81%) Network Engineer
2 26 (18.44%) Network Security Engineer
2 26 (18.44%) Security Engineer
3 25 (17.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (12.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (11.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (11.35%) Consultant
6 12 (8.51%) Architect
6 12 (8.51%) Network Architect
7 11 (7.80%) Security Consultant
8 10 (7.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) Network Support
9 9 (6.38%) Network Support Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) Cisco Architect
10 8 (5.67%) Cisco Network Architect
10 8 (5.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Firewall Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.38%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.84%) LAMP
3 3 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) Ajax
4 1 (0.71%) CGI
4 1 (0.71%) CSS
4 1 (0.71%) Embperl
4 1 (0.71%) FastCGI
4 1 (0.71%) Java EE
4 1 (0.71%) jQuery
4 1 (0.71%) Middleware
4 1 (0.71%) RESTful
4 1 (0.71%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.09%) Clustering
4 9 (6.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (4.26%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.26%) Fat Client
5 6 (4.26%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.13%) iPad
7 3 (2.13%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.71%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.71%) PKI
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.99%) Windows
2 23 (16.31%) Linux
3 19 (13.48%) Unix
4 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.84%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Debian
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Solaris
7 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.66%) ITIL
2 35 (24.82%) Load Balancing
3 20 (14.18%) Change Management
4 19 (13.48%) Network Design
5 17 (12.06%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.09%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.09%) Network Architecture
6 10 (7.09%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.38%) OWASP
7 9 (6.38%) Security Operations
7 9 (6.38%) Service Management
7 9 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (5.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 8 (5.67%) Presales
8 8 (5.67%) Project Management
8 8 (5.67%) Risk Management
8 8 (5.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 7 (4.96%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 7 (4.96%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.96%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.09%) Python
2 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
2 5 (3.55%) Java
2 5 (3.55%) Ruby
3 4 (2.84%) Lisp
3 4 (2.84%) Perl
3 4 (2.84%) SQL
4 2 (1.42%) C
4 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.71%) C++
5 1 (0.71%) Go
5 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (41.84%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (34.04%) CCNP
3 22 (15.60%) CCSE
4 16 (11.35%) CCSA
5 10 (7.09%) CCDP
5 10 (7.09%) CCIE
5 10 (7.09%) CCNA
5 10 (7.09%) JNCIA
6 7 (4.96%) Degree
7 6 (4.26%) JNCIS
8 4 (2.84%) CCSP
8 4 (2.84%) MCITP
8 4 (2.84%) MCSE
8 4 (2.84%) MCTS
8 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) CCMSE
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (10.64%) SLA
3 13 (9.22%) PCI DSS
4 9 (6.38%) ISO27002
5 8 (5.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 22 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.13%) Firmware
4 3 (2.13%) iptables
4 3 (2.13%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.71%) NFS
5 1 (0.71%) Samba
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.26%) Puppet
2 4 (2.84%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.13%) HAProxy
3 3 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.71%) Foglight
4 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.71%) Nagios
4 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 139 (98.58%) F5
2 117 (82.98%) Cisco
3 81 (57.45%) CheckPoint
4 42 (29.79%) Juniper
5 33 (23.40%) Palo Alto
6 26 (18.44%) VMware
7 23 (16.31%) Blue Coat
8 17 (12.06%) Riverbed
9 16 (11.35%) Fortinet
10 14 (9.93%) SolarWinds
11 13 (9.22%) Citrix
12 10 (7.09%) Sun
13 9 (6.38%) Aruba
13 9 (6.38%) CyberArk
13 9 (6.38%) LogRhythm
14 8 (5.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 8 (5.67%) Avaya
14 8 (5.67%) FireEye
14 8 (5.67%) LogLogic
14 8 (5.67%) Tufin
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