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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 732 699 771
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +72
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 138 157 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.86% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 104 98 82
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +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
19283 18204 20579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.83% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15435 14800 17122
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,650 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
London -3 67 £46,250 -19.56% 2
South East -18 48 £47,500 +2.70%
Yorkshire -41 8 £50,000 - 1
East of England -3 7 £62,500 +25.00%
West Midlands +4 5 £50,000 -16.66% 1
East Midlands -21 2 £39,000 -5.45%
North West -12 1 £47,500 -20.50%
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 202 (79.53%) F5
2 170 (66.93%) Firewall
3 138 (54.33%) Cisco
4 136 (53.54%) Linux
5 124 (48.82%) WAN
6 118 (46.46%) CheckPoint
7 111 (43.70%) Cisco Certification
8 101 (39.76%) VMware
9 100 (39.37%) LAN
10 95 (37.40%) CCNP
11 92 (36.22%) TCP/IP
12 91 (35.83%) Windows
13 90 (35.43%) ITIL
14 81 (31.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 77 (30.31%) Load Balancing
16 76 (29.92%) Network Security
17 68 (26.77%) DNS
18 66 (25.98%) VPN
19 61 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
20 59 (23.23%) Juniper
21 58 (22.83%) Tomcat
22 57 (22.44%) Apache
23 56 (22.05%) MySQL
24 53 (20.87%) Citrix
24 53 (20.87%) OSPF
24 53 (20.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 53 (20.87%) Puppet
25 52 (20.47%) MPLS
25 52 (20.47%) BGP
26 49 (19.29%) Python

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 58 (22.83%) Tomcat
2 57 (22.44%) Apache
3 37 (14.57%) nginx
4 29 (11.42%) WebLogic
5 25 (9.84%) IIS
6 15 (5.91%) OpenStack
7 9 (3.54%) Apache Solr
7 9 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.54%) MS Exchange
8 8 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.18%) Jetty
10 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.51%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (6.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) GitHub
2 1 (0.39%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 170 (66.93%) Firewall
2 124 (48.82%) WAN
3 100 (39.37%) LAN
4 92 (36.22%) TCP/IP
5 81 (31.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 76 (29.92%) Network Security
7 68 (26.77%) DNS
8 66 (25.98%) VPN
9 53 (20.87%) OSPF
10 52 (20.47%) BGP
10 52 (20.47%) MPLS
11 47 (18.50%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (16.93%) IPsec
13 41 (16.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 36 (14.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 33 (12.99%) SSL
16 30 (11.81%) NetScaler
17 28 (11.02%) Cisco IOS
18 27 (10.63%) Internet
18 27 (10.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.05%) MySQL
2 28 (11.02%) DB2
3 21 (8.27%) SQL Server
4 15 (5.91%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.91%) Redis
4 15 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.97%) CruiseControl
1 5 (1.97%) Maven
1 5 (1.97%) Hudson
1 5 (1.97%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.57%) Mercurial
2 4 (1.57%) Artifactory
2 4 (1.57%) Ant
2 4 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.39%) Subversion
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (12.60%) Finance
2 11 (4.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.57%) Games
3 4 (1.57%) Law
4 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.39%) Advertising
4 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (27.56%) Network Engineer
2 48 (18.90%) Administrator
3 45 (17.72%) Linux Administrator
4 30 (11.81%) Security Engineer
5 29 (11.42%) Analyst
6 27 (10.63%) Network Analyst
7 24 (9.45%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (7.87%) Senior Network Engineer
10 18 (7.09%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (6.30%) Firewall Engineer
12 14 (5.51%) Consultant
12 14 (5.51%) IP Engineer
13 13 (5.12%) Support Engineer
13 13 (5.12%) Network Specialist
13 13 (5.12%) Network Security Specialist
13 13 (5.12%) Security Specialist
14 11 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (4.33%) DevOps Engineer
15 9 (3.54%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.30%) XML
2 10 (3.94%) LAMP
3 5 (1.97%) .NET
4 3 (1.18%) CSS
5 2 (0.79%) HTML
5 2 (0.79%) Web Services
6 1 (0.39%) SOAP
6 1 (0.39%) Lucene
6 1 (0.39%) Memcached
6 1 (0.39%) REST
6 1 (0.39%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.09%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.91%) Statistics
3 13 (5.12%) Firmware
4 12 (4.72%) Replication
5 10 (3.94%) Clustering
5 10 (3.94%) Thin Client
5 10 (3.94%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.54%) Open Source
6 9 (3.54%) Smartphone
7 8 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.18%) SecurID
10 2 (0.79%) PKI
10 2 (0.79%) Online Games
10 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 136 (53.54%) Linux
2 91 (35.83%) Windows
3 53 (20.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (13.39%) CentOS
5 33 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (12.20%) UNIX
7 30 (11.81%) Ubuntu
8 25 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (6.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.57%) Debian
11 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (35.43%) ITIL
2 77 (30.31%) Load Balancing
3 37 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (13.39%) E-Commerce
5 32 (12.60%) Data Security
6 31 (12.20%) Network Management
7 30 (11.81%) PRINCE2
8 28 (11.02%) Statistical Analysis
9 27 (10.63%) Project Management
10 23 (9.06%) Configuration Management
10 23 (9.06%) DevOps
11 21 (8.27%) Incident Management
12 20 (7.87%) Network Load Balancing
12 20 (7.87%) Service Delivery
13 19 (7.48%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (5.91%) OOP
14 15 (5.91%) OO
14 15 (5.91%) Software Engineering
15 13 (5.12%) Capacity Planning
15 13 (5.12%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (19.29%) Python
2 46 (18.11%) Ruby
3 44 (17.32%) Perl
4 35 (13.78%) Bash Shell
5 30 (11.81%) SQL
6 27 (10.63%) Java
7 22 (8.66%) PHP
8 9 (3.54%) C
9 7 (2.76%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.36%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.36%) VBScript
11 1 (0.39%) C#
11 1 (0.39%) Korn
11 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (43.70%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (37.40%) CCNP
3 42 (16.54%) CCSE
4 34 (13.39%) CCNA
5 27 (10.63%) ITIL Certification
6 25 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (9.45%) MCSE
8 15 (5.91%) CCIE
9 12 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (4.72%) CCSA
9 12 (4.72%) Degree
10 9 (3.54%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.54%) CISSP
10 9 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.36%) MCSA
12 5 (1.97%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.18%) CCDP
14 2 (0.79%) CCSP
14 2 (0.79%) MCP
14 2 (0.79%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.02%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (16.54%) Xen
2 42 (16.54%) KVM
3 37 (14.57%) Active Directory
4 24 (9.45%) vSphere
5 16 (6.30%) Varnish
6 10 (3.94%) XenApp
6 10 (3.94%) XenServer
7 9 (3.54%) ProxySG
7 9 (3.54%) Hyper-V
8 8 (3.15%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.79%) vCloud
10 2 (0.79%) NLBS
11 1 (0.39%) NFS
11 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 53 (20.87%) Puppet
2 42 (16.54%) Salt
3 39 (15.35%) Nagios
4 35 (13.78%) Cacti
5 30 (11.81%) Ansible
6 28 (11.02%) CFEngine
6 28 (11.02%) ZABBIX
7 16 (6.30%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (5.91%) HAProxy
8 15 (5.91%) SCSM
8 15 (5.91%) FortiGate
9 12 (4.72%) Vagrant
9 12 (4.72%) SCOM
10 11 (4.33%) SCCM
11 9 (3.54%) Ganglia
12 8 (3.15%) Backup Exec
13 7 (2.76%) WSUS
13 7 (2.76%) Foglight
13 7 (2.76%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (2.36%) logstash
Vendors
1 202 (79.53%) F5
2 138 (54.33%) Cisco
3 118 (46.46%) CheckPoint
4 101 (39.76%) VMware
5 59 (23.23%) Juniper
6 53 (20.87%) Citrix
7 46 (18.11%) Oracle
8 41 (16.14%) Microsoft
9 39 (15.35%) Red Hat
10 36 (14.17%) JBoss
11 27 (10.63%) Blue Coat
12 19 (7.48%) SolarWinds
13 17 (6.69%) Infoblox
13 17 (6.69%) HP
14 16 (6.30%) SonicWALL
14 16 (6.30%) Imperva
15 15 (5.91%) SaltStack
16 14 (5.51%) Rackspace
16 14 (5.51%) Sophos
17 9 (3.54%) Nortel
Hayes, Middlesex
Vodafone Group - AMS
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago