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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
UK / England
Rank 774 773 805
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +32
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 52 132 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.86% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 41 97 105
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,350
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%

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
13256 15424 17870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 16.80% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10828 12925 14570
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +38 24 £53,750 -10.41% 3
South East +32 13 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Yorkshire +14 6 £35,000 -31.70%
East of England +12 4 £55,000 -2.22%
North West -11 3 £35,000 -6.66%
South West +18 2 £35,094 -29.81%
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 147 (96.71%) F5
2 120 (78.95%) Cisco
3 87 (57.24%) CheckPoint
4 85 (55.92%) Firewall
5 75 (49.34%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (42.76%) WAN
7 60 (39.47%) CCNP
8 57 (37.50%) VPN
8 57 (37.50%) MPLS
8 57 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 56 (36.84%) LAN
10 54 (35.53%) DNS
11 53 (34.87%) BGP
12 51 (33.55%) Network Security
13 49 (32.24%) TCP/IP
13 49 (32.24%) Juniper
14 48 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
15 47 (30.92%) Cisco Nexus
15 47 (30.92%) Data Centre
16 46 (30.26%) OSPF
17 44 (28.95%) Finance
18 43 (28.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 41 (26.97%) Palo Alto
20 34 (22.37%) Load Balancing
21 30 (19.74%) ITIL
22 28 (18.42%) Linux
22 28 (18.42%) Wireless
22 28 (18.42%) Banking
23 26 (17.11%) VLAN
23 26 (17.11%) Telecoms

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 8 (5.26%) Apache
2 6 (3.95%) IIS
3 4 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.97%) nginx
4 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) SAS
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) MS Office
2 3 (1.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.24%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.63%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.63%) Office 365
5 3 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.66%) IaaS
6 1 (0.66%) PaaS
6 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (55.92%) Firewall
2 65 (42.76%) WAN
3 57 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 57 (37.50%) MPLS
3 57 (37.50%) VPN
4 56 (36.84%) LAN
5 54 (35.53%) DNS
6 53 (34.87%) BGP
7 51 (33.55%) Network Security
8 49 (32.24%) TCP/IP
9 48 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
10 47 (30.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 46 (30.26%) OSPF
12 43 (28.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 28 (18.42%) Wireless
14 26 (17.11%) VLAN
15 24 (15.79%) EIGRP
16 23 (15.13%) DHCP
17 22 (14.47%) SSL
17 22 (14.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.63%) MySQL
2 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.97%) Redis
3 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.63%) Maven
3 3 (1.97%) Ant
3 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 44 (28.95%) Finance
2 28 (18.42%) Banking
3 26 (17.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.29%) Billing
4 5 (3.29%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (43.42%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.47%) Network Security Engineer
2 22 (14.47%) Security Engineer
2 22 (14.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (11.18%) Consultant
4 16 (10.53%) Architect
4 16 (10.53%) Network Architect
5 12 (7.89%) Network Support
6 11 (7.24%) Network Support Engineer
6 11 (7.24%) Security Consultant
6 11 (7.24%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) Cisco Architect
7 10 (6.58%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) Cisco Network Architect
8 9 (5.92%) Analyst
8 9 (5.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Administrator
9 8 (5.26%) Network Administrator
10 7 (4.61%) IP Network Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.61%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.29%) LAMP
3 3 (1.97%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.32%) CGI
4 2 (1.32%) Embperl
4 2 (1.32%) FastCGI
4 2 (1.32%) XML
4 2 (1.32%) XMPP
5 1 (0.66%) .NET
5 1 (0.66%) Ajax
5 1 (0.66%) Java EE
5 1 (0.66%) jQuery
5 1 (0.66%) Middleware
5 1 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.92%) Data Centre
2 22 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.92%) Clustering
4 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.61%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.95%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.95%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.97%) iPad
9 2 (1.32%) BBC
9 2 (1.32%) IVR
9 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.66%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.66%) PKI
10 1 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.42%) Linux
2 25 (16.45%) Windows
3 15 (9.87%) Unix
4 9 (5.92%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) Debian
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.66%) Solaris
7 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.37%) Load Balancing
2 30 (19.74%) ITIL
3 21 (13.82%) Network Design
4 17 (11.18%) Change Management
5 15 (9.87%) Network Architecture
5 15 (9.87%) Service Delivery
6 13 (8.55%) Problem Management
7 10 (6.58%) DevOps
7 10 (6.58%) Security Management
8 9 (5.92%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (5.92%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (5.92%) Service Management
9 8 (5.26%) ITIL V3
9 8 (5.26%) Presales
9 8 (5.26%) Project Management
10 7 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.61%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (4.61%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.87%) Python
2 9 (5.92%) Bash Shell
2 9 (5.92%) Lisp
2 9 (5.92%) Ruby
3 7 (4.61%) Java
3 7 (4.61%) Perl
4 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.63%) SQL
6 3 (1.97%) C
6 3 (1.97%) R
7 2 (1.32%) C++
7 2 (1.32%) Go
8 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 75 (49.34%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (39.47%) CCNP
3 20 (13.16%) CCNA
4 19 (12.50%) CCSE
5 16 (10.53%) CCSA
6 14 (9.21%) CCIE
7 12 (7.89%) Degree
8 10 (6.58%) CCDP
8 10 (6.58%) JNCIA
9 6 (3.95%) JNCIS
10 5 (3.29%) CISSP
11 4 (2.63%) CCMSE
11 4 (2.63%) CCSP
11 4 (2.63%) CISA
11 4 (2.63%) CISM
11 4 (2.63%) MCITP
11 4 (2.63%) MCTS
11 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.92%) SLA
3 6 (3.95%) QA
4 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.66%) ISO27002
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.97%) Firmware
4 3 (1.97%) iptables
5 2 (1.32%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.66%) NFS
6 1 (0.66%) Samba
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (6.58%) Puppet
2 7 (4.61%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (4.61%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (3.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.97%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.97%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.66%) Ansible
5 1 (0.66%) Foglight
5 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.66%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.66%) Nagios
5 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.66%) OpenView
Vendors
1 147 (96.71%) F5
2 120 (78.95%) Cisco
3 87 (57.24%) CheckPoint
4 49 (32.24%) Juniper
5 41 (26.97%) Palo Alto
6 24 (15.79%) Riverbed
7 22 (14.47%) SolarWinds
8 17 (11.18%) Fortinet
9 16 (10.53%) Blue Coat
10 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
11 14 (9.21%) Avaya
11 14 (9.21%) VMware
12 11 (7.24%) HP
13 9 (5.92%) Aruba
13 9 (5.92%) Citrix
13 9 (5.92%) Cyber-Ark
13 9 (5.92%) LogRhythm
13 9 (5.92%) TippingPoint
14 8 (5.26%) LogLogic
14 8 (5.26%) Tufin
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