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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 765 834 851
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +17
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 86 112 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.67% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69 73 92
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,800 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.52%
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
14529 16815 19579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.31% 16.69% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11874 14026 15863
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 4 December 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 4 December 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
London +67 39 £52,500 -4.54% 4
South East +69 28 £67,500 +22.72%
Yorkshire +24 7 £35,000 -33.33%
North West -14 6 £35,000 -6.04%
East of England +16 5 £55,000 - 1
South West +17 1 - - 1
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 176 (95.65%) F5
2 143 (77.72%) Cisco
3 106 (57.61%) Firewall
4 99 (53.80%) CheckPoint
5 97 (52.72%) Cisco Certification
6 82 (44.57%) CCNP
7 79 (42.93%) WAN
8 77 (41.85%) MPLS
9 73 (39.67%) VPN
10 71 (38.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 67 (36.41%) LAN
11 67 (36.41%) BGP
12 63 (34.24%) Juniper
13 61 (33.15%) OSPF
14 60 (32.61%) Data Centre
15 58 (31.52%) Network Security
16 56 (30.43%) DNS
17 55 (29.89%) TCP/IP
18 52 (28.26%) Cisco ASA
18 52 (28.26%) Cisco Nexus
19 51 (27.72%) Palo Alto
20 50 (27.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 50 (27.17%) Load Balancing
20 50 (27.17%) Finance
21 36 (19.57%) EIGRP
22 35 (19.02%) ITIL
23 33 (17.93%) Linux
24 32 (17.39%) Banking
24 32 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
25 31 (16.85%) 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 6 (3.26%) Apache
2 5 (2.72%) IIS
3 3 (1.63%) nginx
3 3 (1.63%) SAS
3 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (7.07%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.17%) Mimecast
3 4 (2.17%) Office 365
4 3 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (57.61%) Firewall
2 79 (42.93%) WAN
3 77 (41.85%) MPLS
4 73 (39.67%) VPN
5 71 (38.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 67 (36.41%) BGP
6 67 (36.41%) LAN
7 61 (33.15%) OSPF
8 58 (31.52%) Network Security
9 56 (30.43%) DNS
10 55 (29.89%) TCP/IP
11 52 (28.26%) Cisco ASA
11 52 (28.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 50 (27.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 36 (19.57%) EIGRP
14 31 (16.85%) VLAN
15 29 (15.76%) DHCP
16 26 (14.13%) Wireshark
17 25 (13.59%) SSL
17 25 (13.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.63%) MySQL
3 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.63%) Redis
3 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.17%) Maven
3 3 (1.63%) Ant
3 3 (1.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 50 (27.17%) Finance
2 32 (17.39%) Banking
3 29 (15.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.72%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.17%) Billing
6 3 (1.63%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (45.65%) Network Engineer
2 32 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 31 (16.85%) Network Security Engineer
3 31 (16.85%) Security Engineer
4 20 (10.87%) Architect
4 20 (10.87%) Network Architect
5 17 (9.24%) Consultant
5 17 (9.24%) Network Support
6 15 (8.15%) Network Support Engineer
6 15 (8.15%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (5.43%) Cisco Architect
8 10 (5.43%) Cisco Network Architect
8 10 (5.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.43%) IP Network Engineer
8 10 (5.43%) Security Consultant
8 10 (5.43%) Security Support Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.80%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.72%) LAMP
3 3 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (1.63%) XMPP
4 2 (1.09%) CGI
4 2 (1.09%) Embperl
4 2 (1.09%) FastCGI
4 2 (1.09%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) .NET
5 1 (0.54%) Ajax
5 1 (0.54%) Java EE
5 1 (0.54%) jQuery
5 1 (0.54%) Middleware
5 1 (0.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 60 (32.61%) Data Centre
2 32 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.98%) Private Cloud
4 9 (4.89%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.89%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.72%) Clustering
6 5 (2.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.72%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.17%) BBC
7 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.63%) iPad
8 3 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.09%) IVR
9 2 (1.09%) Online Games
9 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.54%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.93%) Linux
2 26 (14.13%) Windows
3 12 (6.52%) Unix
4 10 (5.43%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.17%) CatOS
6 4 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.17%) Load Balancing
2 35 (19.02%) ITIL
3 24 (13.04%) Network Design
4 22 (11.96%) Change Management
4 22 (11.96%) Service Delivery
5 18 (9.78%) Problem Management
6 17 (9.24%) Network Architecture
7 13 (7.07%) DevOps
8 12 (6.52%) Continuous Deployment
8 12 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (5.98%) Project Management
10 10 (5.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 10 (5.43%) Network Load Balancing
10 10 (5.43%) Trend Analysis
11 9 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.89%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.89%) Service Management
12 8 (4.35%) ITIL V3
12 8 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.33%) Python
2 12 (6.52%) Bash Shell
2 12 (6.52%) Ruby
3 9 (4.89%) Lisp
3 9 (4.89%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.35%) Perl
5 7 (3.80%) Java
6 6 (3.26%) R
7 4 (2.17%) SQL
8 3 (1.63%) C
9 2 (1.09%) C++
9 2 (1.09%) Go
10 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 97 (52.72%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (44.57%) CCNP
3 21 (11.41%) CCIE
3 21 (11.41%) CCNA
4 19 (10.33%) Degree
5 16 (8.70%) CCSE
6 14 (7.61%) CCSA
7 13 (7.07%) CCDP
8 8 (4.35%) JNCIA
8 8 (4.35%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.72%) CISSP
11 4 (2.17%) CCSP
11 4 (2.17%) CISA
11 4 (2.17%) CISM
11 4 (2.17%) JNCIS
11 4 (2.17%) MCITP
11 4 (2.17%) MCTS
11 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.24%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.98%) SLA
3 9 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.17%) QA
5 3 (1.63%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.89%) Active Directory
1 9 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.63%) Firmware
3 3 (1.63%) iptables
4 2 (1.09%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (7.07%) Cisco Prime
1 13 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (7.07%) Puppet
2 11 (5.98%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.63%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.09%) Cacti
6 2 (1.09%) Foglight
6 2 (1.09%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.54%) Ansible
7 1 (0.54%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 176 (95.65%) F5
2 143 (77.72%) Cisco
3 99 (53.80%) CheckPoint
4 63 (34.24%) Juniper
5 51 (27.72%) Palo Alto
6 29 (15.76%) SolarWinds
7 22 (11.96%) Riverbed
8 20 (10.87%) Microsoft
9 16 (8.70%) Avaya
9 16 (8.70%) Blue Coat
9 16 (8.70%) Fortinet
10 15 (8.15%) HP
10 15 (8.15%) VMware
11 13 (7.07%) NetScout
12 9 (4.89%) Aruba
12 9 (4.89%) Cyber-Ark
12 9 (4.89%) LogRhythm
12 9 (4.89%) TippingPoint
13 8 (4.35%) LogLogic
13 8 (4.35%) Tufin
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