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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 726 743 690
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -53
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 152 154 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.79% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 95 118 97
Average salary £46,500 £48,750 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £52,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.52%
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
17307 19542 18860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.87% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14322 15698 15238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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
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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 +18 58 £56,000 +24.44% 11
South East -3 54 £42,500 -10.52% 5
East of England +6 17 £47,500 -24.00%
Yorkshire +7 10 £60,000 +20.00% 4
West Midlands - 7 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +4 5 £39,083 +0.21%
North West -4 1 £35,000 -26.31%
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 235 (73.90%) F5
2 221 (69.50%) Firewall
3 215 (67.61%) Cisco
4 177 (55.66%) CheckPoint
5 124 (38.99%) Cisco Certification
5 124 (38.99%) Network Security
6 118 (37.11%) Linux
7 114 (35.85%) WAN
8 113 (35.53%) Cisco ASA
9 111 (34.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 106 (33.33%) VMware
11 102 (32.08%) Windows
12 96 (30.19%) LAN
12 96 (30.19%) Cisco Nexus
13 93 (29.25%) CCNP
13 93 (29.25%) BGP
14 90 (28.30%) Load Balancing
15 88 (27.67%) TCP/IP
16 82 (25.79%) VPN
17 80 (25.16%) Data Centre
18 71 (22.33%) DNS
19 66 (20.75%) OSPF
19 66 (20.75%) Juniper
20 64 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
21 57 (17.92%) MPLS
22 56 (17.61%) CCNA
23 55 (17.30%) ITIL
23 55 (17.30%) UNIX
24 53 (16.67%) Wireless
25 52 (16.35%) Tomcat

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 52 (16.35%) Tomcat
2 41 (12.89%) Apache
3 37 (11.64%) IIS
4 28 (8.81%) WebSphere
5 24 (7.55%) JBoss
6 22 (6.92%) Apache Solr
7 19 (5.97%) OpenStack
8 15 (4.72%) Lync
9 14 (4.40%) WebLogic
10 11 (3.46%) MS Exchange
10 11 (3.46%) GlassFish
11 7 (2.20%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (1.57%) Commerce Server
13 5 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (1.57%) WebSphere Process Server
13 5 (1.57%) PegaRULES
13 5 (1.57%) WordPress
13 5 (1.57%) Joomla!
Applications
1 23 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (5.97%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.46%) IBM SmartCloud
2 11 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.26%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.94%) Office 365
6 2 (0.63%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 221 (69.50%) Firewall
2 124 (38.99%) Network Security
3 114 (35.85%) WAN
4 113 (35.53%) Cisco ASA
5 111 (34.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 96 (30.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 96 (30.19%) LAN
7 93 (29.25%) BGP
8 88 (27.67%) TCP/IP
9 82 (25.79%) VPN
10 71 (22.33%) DNS
11 66 (20.75%) OSPF
12 57 (17.92%) MPLS
13 53 (16.67%) Wireless
14 48 (15.09%) EIGRP
15 47 (14.78%) SSL
16 46 (14.47%) Cisco IOS
17 44 (13.84%) Internet
18 43 (13.52%) Cisco PIX
18 43 (13.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.69%) MySQL
3 14 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.89%) Redis
5 5 (1.57%) OLAP
5 5 (1.57%) OLTP
5 5 (1.57%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.46%) Subversion
3 8 (2.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.94%) Maven
4 3 (0.94%) Ant
General
1 45 (14.15%) Finance
2 42 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.03%) Financial Institution
4 15 (4.72%) Banking
5 10 (3.14%) Advertising
6 7 (2.20%) Retail
7 5 (1.57%) Marketing
8 3 (0.94%) Local Government
9 2 (0.63%) Billing
9 2 (0.63%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (31.45%) Network Engineer
2 35 (11.01%) Administrator
3 33 (10.38%) Analyst
4 25 (7.86%) Network Analyst
4 25 (7.86%) Security Engineer
5 24 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (7.23%) Linux Administrator
7 21 (6.60%) Network Support
7 21 (6.60%) Network Security Engineer
8 19 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (5.35%) Support Analyst
10 17 (5.35%) Network Support Analyst
10 17 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (5.35%) Senior Network Analyst
10 17 (5.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 16 (5.03%) Technical Account Manager
11 16 (5.03%) Technical Manager
11 16 (5.03%) Senior Network Support
11 16 (5.03%) Senior Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.72%) 802.1X
2 12 (3.77%) XML
3 9 (2.83%) Web Services
3 9 (2.83%) XMPP
4 8 (2.52%) Middleware
5 7 (2.20%) Java EE
6 5 (1.57%) JSON
6 5 (1.57%) XSLT
6 5 (1.57%) HTML
6 5 (1.57%) CSS
6 5 (1.57%) REST
6 5 (1.57%) Express
6 5 (1.57%) jQuery
6 5 (1.57%) HTML5
7 4 (1.26%) MAPI
8 3 (0.94%) Memcached
8 3 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.94%) AppFabric
9 2 (0.63%) JMX
9 2 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 80 (25.16%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.66%) Statistics
4 17 (5.35%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.03%) IVR
6 15 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (3.77%) PKI
8 9 (2.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (2.20%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.20%) Clustering
10 6 (1.89%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.89%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.57%) DataPower
12 4 (1.26%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.26%) EFT
12 4 (1.26%) BBC
12 4 (1.26%) Replication
12 4 (1.26%) iPhone
13 3 (0.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 118 (37.11%) Linux
2 102 (32.08%) Windows
3 55 (17.30%) UNIX
4 45 (14.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.83%) CentOS
9 8 (2.52%) Debian
9 8 (2.52%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.89%) Solaris
11 5 (1.57%) AIX
11 5 (1.57%) SUSE
11 5 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.26%) Android
13 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.63%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.30%) Load Balancing
2 55 (17.30%) ITIL
3 37 (11.64%) Service Delivery
4 30 (9.43%) Information Security
5 24 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (7.55%) Network Management
6 23 (7.23%) Project Management
7 22 (6.92%) PRINCE2
7 22 (6.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 21 (6.60%) Risk Management
8 21 (6.60%) Incident Management
9 19 (5.97%) Network Design
9 19 (5.97%) Problem Management
10 18 (5.66%) Investment Management
10 18 (5.66%) Service Management
11 17 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (5.35%) Network Load Balancing
12 16 (5.03%) Software Licensing
12 16 (5.03%) Patch Management
13 15 (4.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.95%) Bash Shell
2 26 (8.18%) Perl
3 25 (7.86%) SQL
4 18 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 16 (5.03%) Korn
5 16 (5.03%) Python
6 15 (4.72%) Shell Script
6 15 (4.72%) Java
7 6 (1.89%) PHP
8 5 (1.57%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.57%) Jython
9 3 (0.94%) Ruby
10 2 (0.63%) C
10 2 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 124 (38.99%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (29.25%) CCNP
3 56 (17.61%) CCNA
4 45 (14.15%) CCSA
5 43 (13.52%) CCSE
6 32 (10.06%) CCIE
7 23 (7.23%) Degree
8 22 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (5.97%) MCSE
9 19 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 16 (5.03%) CISSP
12 7 (2.20%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.89%) CCSP
14 5 (1.57%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (1.57%) OSCP
15 4 (1.26%) CCDE
16 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
16 3 (0.94%) HP AIS
16 3 (0.94%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.12%) PCI DSS
2 20 (6.29%) SLA
3 10 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 64 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (16.35%) vSphere
3 29 (9.12%) Active Directory
4 27 (8.49%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.46%) XenServer
5 11 (3.46%) ProxySG
5 11 (3.46%) vCloud
6 8 (2.52%) Xen
7 5 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.57%) pfSense
7 5 (1.57%) KVM
7 5 (1.57%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.57%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.26%) iptables
8 4 (1.26%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.94%) Samba
9 3 (0.94%) NFS
9 3 (0.94%) NLBS
10 2 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (11.95%) FortiGate
2 35 (11.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 32 (10.06%) Cisco UCCX
4 19 (5.97%) Puppet
5 18 (5.66%) Cacti
5 18 (5.66%) Cisco Prime
6 17 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (5.03%) OpenNMS
7 16 (5.03%) SolarWinds Orion
8 12 (3.77%) Ansible
9 7 (2.20%) SELinux
10 6 (1.89%) WSUS
11 5 (1.57%) vMotion
12 4 (1.26%) Nagios
12 4 (1.26%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.94%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.94%) WMI
13 3 (0.94%) SCCM
13 3 (0.94%) SCOM
14 2 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 235 (73.90%) F5
2 215 (67.61%) Cisco
3 177 (55.66%) CheckPoint
4 106 (33.33%) VMware
5 66 (20.75%) Juniper
6 48 (15.09%) Microsoft
6 48 (15.09%) Red Hat
7 44 (13.84%) Oracle
8 37 (11.64%) HP
9 33 (10.38%) SolarWinds
10 24 (7.55%) Fortinet
11 23 (7.23%) hybris
12 22 (6.92%) Citrix
13 20 (6.29%) Nokia
14 19 (5.97%) Blue Coat
15 16 (5.03%) IBM
16 11 (3.46%) SaltStack
17 10 (3.14%) Verint
17 10 (3.14%) CyberTech
18 9 (2.83%) NetApp
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