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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 763 787 789
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 152 128 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.70% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 124 113 64
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,570 £34,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
16182 18251 16872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.37% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13595 14901 13299
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 72 £60,000 +0.41% 5
South East +51 48 £55,000 +46.66% 2
East of England 0 12 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire -16 8 £50,000 -4.76% 1
North West - 8 £39,950 -
East Midlands - 2 £36,437 - 1
South West -3 1 £50,000 +37.93%
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 217 (88.57%) F5
2 187 (76.33%) Cisco
3 140 (57.14%) Firewall
4 126 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
5 117 (47.76%) Cisco ASA
6 116 (47.35%) CCNP
7 89 (36.33%) LAN
7 89 (36.33%) DNS
7 89 (36.33%) Data Centre
8 87 (35.51%) WAN
9 86 (35.10%) CheckPoint
10 83 (33.88%) Load Balancing
11 77 (31.43%) Juniper
12 73 (29.80%) Linux
13 71 (28.98%) BGP
13 71 (28.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 65 (26.53%) TCP/IP
14 65 (26.53%) VPN
15 63 (25.71%) OSPF
16 62 (25.31%) Network Security
17 60 (24.49%) Cisco Nexus
17 60 (24.49%) VMware
18 52 (21.22%) MPLS
19 50 (20.41%) DHCP
20 43 (17.55%) SSL
21 41 (16.73%) Windows
21 41 (16.73%) Wireless
22 40 (16.33%) CCIE
23 39 (15.92%) Internet
23 39 (15.92%) SolarWinds

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (5.71%) IIS
2 13 (5.31%) Apache
3 12 (4.90%) nginx
4 11 (4.49%) OpenStack
4 11 (4.49%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.45%) Zimbra
8 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.41%) Confluence
10 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.41%) JBoss
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.41%) SAS
10 1 (0.41%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.49%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.63%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.22%) PaaS
4 2 (0.82%) IaaS
4 2 (0.82%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (57.14%) Firewall
2 117 (47.76%) Cisco ASA
3 89 (36.33%) DNS
3 89 (36.33%) LAN
4 87 (35.51%) WAN
5 71 (28.98%) BGP
5 71 (28.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 65 (26.53%) TCP/IP
6 65 (26.53%) VPN
7 63 (25.71%) OSPF
8 62 (25.31%) Network Security
9 60 (24.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 52 (21.22%) MPLS
11 50 (20.41%) DHCP
12 43 (17.55%) SSL
13 41 (16.73%) Wireless
14 39 (15.92%) Internet
15 38 (15.51%) Cisco IOS
16 37 (15.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 34 (13.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.16%) NoSQL
2 17 (6.94%) MySQL
3 14 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.49%) Redis
6 9 (3.67%) Couchbase
7 7 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.82%) Aerospike
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (6.53%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (3.67%) Ant
4 9 (3.67%) Maven
5 8 (3.27%) JIRA
6 6 (2.45%) git-flow
7 4 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 35 (14.29%) Finance
1 35 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.76%) Retail
3 14 (5.71%) Banking
4 13 (5.31%) Games
5 6 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Electronics
7 2 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 93 (37.96%) Network Engineer
2 33 (13.47%) Architect
3 29 (11.84%) Senior Network Engineer
4 27 (11.02%) Cisco Engineer
5 25 (10.20%) Analyst
6 24 (9.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 22 (8.98%) Network Analyst
8 20 (8.16%) Network Architect
9 18 (7.35%) Network Administrator
10 17 (6.94%) Administrator
10 17 (6.94%) Network Support
11 16 (6.53%) Cisco Architect
12 15 (6.12%) Juniper Engineer
12 15 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
12 15 (6.12%) Security Engineer
13 14 (5.71%) IP Specialist
13 14 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
14 13 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
15 11 (4.49%) Security Analyst
15 11 (4.49%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.53%) 802.1X
2 12 (4.90%) LAMP
2 12 (4.90%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (3.67%) REST
3 9 (3.67%) SOAP
4 6 (2.45%) Web Services
5 5 (2.04%) CSS
6 4 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.22%) Memcached
8 2 (0.82%) Middleware
9 1 (0.41%) .NET
9 1 (0.41%) HTML
9 1 (0.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 89 (36.33%) Data Centre
2 34 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.76%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.31%) Statistics
5 12 (4.90%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.67%) PKI
7 8 (3.27%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.04%) Online Games
9 4 (1.63%) iPad
10 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.82%) BYOD
11 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.82%) Handset
11 2 (0.82%) IBM XIV
11 2 (0.82%) IVR
11 2 (0.82%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 73 (29.80%) Linux
2 41 (16.73%) Windows
3 22 (8.98%) Unix
4 19 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.90%) Windows Server
8 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.27%) CentOS
10 7 (2.86%) CatOS
11 6 (2.45%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.63%) Debian
13 3 (1.22%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.88%) Load Balancing
2 33 (13.47%) ITIL
3 29 (11.84%) E-Commerce
4 28 (11.43%) Service Delivery
5 27 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (11.02%) Mentoring
6 20 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (8.16%) Change Management
6 20 (8.16%) High Availability
7 19 (7.76%) Problem Management
8 17 (6.94%) Fault Analysis
8 17 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.53%) Network Management
10 15 (6.12%) Configuration Management
10 15 (6.12%) Project Management
11 14 (5.71%) Network Design
12 12 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.90%) Data Centre Operations
12 12 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.88%) Bash Shell
2 28 (11.43%) Python
3 12 (4.90%) Ruby
4 11 (4.49%) Tcl
5 10 (4.08%) SQL
6 9 (3.67%) Java
6 9 (3.67%) Perl
7 8 (3.27%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.22%) PHP
10 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.82%) VBScript
11 1 (0.41%) C#
11 1 (0.41%) Korn
11 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (47.35%) CCNP
3 40 (16.33%) CCIE
4 38 (15.51%) Degree
5 37 (15.10%) CCNA
6 21 (8.57%) CCDP
7 11 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (4.08%) MCSE
8 10 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (3.27%) CCSA
11 7 (2.86%) CCSP
11 7 (2.86%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.86%) MCP
12 6 (2.45%) CCSE
13 4 (1.63%) CCIP
13 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.82%) CITP
15 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.53%) SLA
2 8 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) QA
5 1 (0.41%) SAS 70
System Software
1 32 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (10.20%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.49%) vSphere
4 9 (3.67%) iptables
5 6 (2.45%) NFS
5 6 (2.45%) Snort
5 6 (2.45%) Squid
6 4 (1.63%) Docker
7 3 (1.22%) Firmware
7 3 (1.22%) Varnish
8 2 (0.82%) vCloud
9 1 (0.41%) Gluster
9 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (12.65%) Cacti
2 24 (9.80%) SolarWinds Orion
3 21 (8.57%) Nagios
4 19 (7.76%) Puppet
5 18 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (4.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (3.67%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (3.67%) HAProxy
8 9 (3.67%) OpenNMS
9 7 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
10 6 (2.45%) Ansible
10 6 (2.45%) logstash
10 6 (2.45%) SELinux
10 6 (2.45%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.63%) SCCM
12 3 (1.22%) CFEngine
12 3 (1.22%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.22%) Nmap
12 3 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 217 (88.57%) F5
2 187 (76.33%) Cisco
3 86 (35.10%) CheckPoint
4 77 (31.43%) Juniper
5 60 (24.49%) VMware
6 39 (15.92%) SolarWinds
7 21 (8.57%) Oracle
8 20 (8.16%) Microsoft
9 19 (7.76%) Palo Alto
10 18 (7.35%) NetScout
11 15 (6.12%) Avaya
12 12 (4.90%) Nokia
13 11 (4.49%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.86%) Brocade
14 7 (2.86%) Tandberg
15 6 (2.45%) Intel Security
15 6 (2.45%) NetApp
15 6 (2.45%) Splunk
16 5 (2.04%) Dell
16 5 (2.04%) HP
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