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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 784 763 857
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +94
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 122 159 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.89% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 112 105 95
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,850 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £46,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+28.34% -6.50%
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
16082 17834 19371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.22% 17.90% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13482 14366 15564
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,949 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East -42 45 £60,000 +31.14% 3
London +12 39 £62,500 +13.63% 9
East of England +39 27 £56,750 - 1
North West - 6 £43,500 - 2
North East - 4 £40,000 -
South West - 1 - -
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 251 (89.64%) F5
2 200 (71.43%) Cisco
3 184 (65.71%) Firewall
4 127 (45.36%) WAN
4 127 (45.36%) Cisco ASA
5 126 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
6 121 (43.21%) CCNP
7 111 (39.64%) CheckPoint
8 107 (38.21%) LAN
9 106 (37.86%) BGP
10 104 (37.14%) Load Balancing
11 97 (34.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 97 (34.64%) Data Centre
12 96 (34.29%) TCP/IP
12 96 (34.29%) DNS
13 87 (31.07%) OSPF
14 85 (30.36%) Juniper
15 80 (28.57%) VMware
16 78 (27.86%) Linux
17 77 (27.50%) VPN
18 72 (25.71%) Network Security
19 66 (23.57%) MPLS
20 64 (22.86%) SSL
20 64 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
21 58 (20.71%) VMware Infrastructure
22 53 (18.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
22 53 (18.93%) DHCP
23 48 (17.14%) EIGRP
24 45 (16.07%) Finance
25 44 (15.71%) Cisco IOS

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 20 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 18 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (6.07%) Apache
4 16 (5.71%) OpenStack
5 13 (4.64%) IIS
6 8 (2.86%) nginx
7 7 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.50%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.14%) JBoss
9 5 (1.79%) Zimbra
10 2 (0.71%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.36%) Confluence
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.36%) SAS
11 1 (0.36%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 16 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.07%) Office 365
4 3 (1.07%) PaaS
5 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 2 (0.71%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (65.71%) Firewall
2 127 (45.36%) Cisco ASA
2 127 (45.36%) WAN
3 107 (38.21%) LAN
4 106 (37.86%) BGP
5 97 (34.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 96 (34.29%) DNS
6 96 (34.29%) TCP/IP
7 87 (31.07%) OSPF
8 77 (27.50%) VPN
9 72 (25.71%) Network Security
10 66 (23.57%) MPLS
11 64 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 64 (22.86%) SSL
12 53 (18.93%) DHCP
12 53 (18.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 48 (17.14%) EIGRP
14 44 (15.71%) Cisco IOS
15 38 (13.57%) Wireshark
16 37 (13.21%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.21%) NoSQL
2 18 (6.43%) MySQL
3 13 (4.64%) MongoDB
3 13 (4.64%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.21%) Redis
5 8 (2.86%) Aerospike
6 7 (2.50%) Couchbase
6 7 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.43%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.07%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (3.57%) JIRA
5 9 (3.21%) git-flow
5 9 (3.21%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.86%) Ant
6 8 (2.86%) Maven
7 5 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 45 (16.07%) Finance
2 32 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 10 (3.57%) Games
4 6 (2.14%) Banking
4 6 (2.14%) Billing
5 4 (1.43%) Retail
6 2 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 39 (13.93%) Senior Network Engineer
3 36 (12.86%) Administrator
4 31 (11.07%) Network Support
5 29 (10.36%) Analyst
6 28 (10.00%) Network Analyst
7 26 (9.29%) Senior Network Support
8 25 (8.93%) Network Administrator
9 24 (8.57%) Support Engineer
10 23 (8.21%) LAN Engineer
10 23 (8.21%) Network Support Engineer
10 23 (8.21%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 23 (8.21%) Senior Support Engineer
11 20 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
11 20 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 20 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
12 19 (6.79%) Architect
13 18 (6.43%) Juniper Engineer
14 17 (6.07%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 9 (3.21%) LAPP Stack
2 9 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (3.21%) REST
2 9 (3.21%) SOAP
3 8 (2.86%) LAMP
3 8 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (2.14%) Middleware
4 6 (2.14%) Web Services
5 5 (1.79%) CSS
6 4 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.07%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (34.64%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.07%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.64%) Private Cloud
6 12 (4.29%) Statistics
7 11 (3.93%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.57%) Clustering
9 8 (2.86%) IVR
9 8 (2.86%) Online Games
10 6 (2.14%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.14%) PKI
11 5 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.43%) Spread Betting
13 3 (1.07%) iPad
14 1 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.36%) IBM XIV
14 1 (0.36%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 78 (27.86%) Linux
2 43 (15.36%) Windows
3 22 (7.86%) Unix
4 12 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.21%) CentOS
5 9 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.79%) Solaris
8 4 (1.43%) CatOS
9 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (37.14%) Load Balancing
2 30 (10.71%) ITIL
3 26 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 24 (8.57%) DevOps
4 24 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (8.57%) E-Commerce
4 24 (8.57%) Mentoring
5 22 (7.86%) Data Centre Operations
5 22 (7.86%) Incident Management
6 21 (7.50%) Network Management
6 21 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
7 20 (7.14%) High Availability
8 17 (6.07%) Service Delivery
9 16 (5.71%) Change Management
10 15 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (5.36%) Fault Analysis
11 14 (5.00%) Project Management
12 13 (4.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.79%) Bash Shell
2 22 (7.86%) Python
3 17 (6.07%) Java
3 17 (6.07%) Ruby
4 13 (4.64%) Perl
5 11 (3.93%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.93%) Tcl
6 8 (2.86%) SQL
7 6 (2.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.71%) Korn
9 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (43.21%) CCNP
3 38 (13.57%) CCIE
4 37 (13.21%) CCNA
5 23 (8.21%) CCDP
5 23 (8.21%) Degree
6 19 (6.79%) CCSA
7 12 (4.29%) CCSE
8 10 (3.57%) JNCIA
9 9 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.21%) RHCE
10 8 (2.86%) JNCIP
10 8 (2.86%) MCSE
10 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.86%) Security Cleared
11 7 (2.50%) MCP
11 7 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (2.14%) CCMSE
12 6 (2.14%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.21%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.93%) SLA
3 10 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (3.21%) ISO 8583
4 9 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.14%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.71%) QA
7 1 (0.36%) SAS 70
System Software
1 58 (20.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (12.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.93%) vCloud
4 10 (3.57%) Docker
5 9 (3.21%) NFS
6 8 (2.86%) iptables
7 6 (2.14%) vSphere
8 5 (1.79%) ProxySG
8 5 (1.79%) Snort
8 5 (1.79%) Squid
9 4 (1.43%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (10.71%) Puppet
2 28 (10.00%) Nagios
3 27 (9.64%) Cacti
4 24 (8.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 21 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 16 (5.71%) Cisco UCCX
8 14 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
9 12 (4.29%) OpenNMS
10 9 (3.21%) CFEngine
10 9 (3.21%) logstash
10 9 (3.21%) Salt
10 9 (3.21%) ZABBIX
11 8 (2.86%) HAProxy
12 6 (2.14%) Ansible
12 6 (2.14%) Cisco UCCE
13 5 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 4 (1.43%) BladeLogic
14 4 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
14 4 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 251 (89.64%) F5
2 200 (71.43%) Cisco
3 111 (39.64%) CheckPoint
4 85 (30.36%) Juniper
5 80 (28.57%) VMware
6 31 (11.07%) Microsoft
7 29 (10.36%) NetScout
7 29 (10.36%) SolarWinds
8 23 (8.21%) Oracle
9 16 (5.71%) Palo Alto
10 13 (4.64%) CA
11 12 (4.29%) Blue Coat
12 10 (3.57%) Citrix
13 9 (3.21%) Fortinet
14 8 (2.86%) Avaya
14 8 (2.86%) Nokia
15 6 (2.14%) Brocade
15 6 (2.14%) Nortel
15 6 (2.14%) Red Hat
15 6 (2.14%) Tandberg
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