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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 781 776 872
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +96
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 152 163 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.86% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 136 122 82
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,500 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -6.00%
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
16867 18924 19471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.44% 18.34% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14123 15080 15458
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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
South East -4 59 £60,000 +33.33% 1
London +10 55 £62,500 +13.63% 1
East of England +31 27 £67,000 +57.64% 2
North East - 5 £40,000 - 1
North West - 5 £43,500 - 2
Yorkshire +9 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 267 (89.60%) F5
2 211 (70.81%) Cisco
3 193 (64.77%) Firewall
4 135 (45.30%) Cisco Certification
5 131 (43.96%) Cisco ASA
6 128 (42.95%) CCNP
6 128 (42.95%) WAN
7 117 (39.26%) Load Balancing
8 114 (38.26%) CheckPoint
9 112 (37.58%) LAN
10 108 (36.24%) Data Centre
11 104 (34.90%) DNS
12 102 (34.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 101 (33.89%) BGP
14 100 (33.56%) TCP/IP
15 88 (29.53%) Juniper
16 86 (28.86%) Linux
17 84 (28.19%) VMware
18 83 (27.85%) OSPF
19 79 (26.51%) Network Security
20 76 (25.50%) VPN
21 68 (22.82%) Cisco Nexus
22 67 (22.48%) SSL
23 64 (21.48%) MPLS
24 60 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
25 56 (18.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
26 52 (17.45%) DHCP
27 50 (16.78%) Cisco IOS
28 49 (16.44%) Windows
29 48 (16.11%) EIGRP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 18 (6.04%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (5.70%) Tomcat
3 16 (5.37%) OpenStack
4 15 (5.03%) IIS
5 14 (4.70%) Apache
6 8 (2.68%) nginx
7 7 (2.35%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.35%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.01%) JBoss
9 5 (1.68%) Zimbra
10 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.67%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.34%) Confluence
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.34%) SAS
11 1 (0.34%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 14 (4.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.01%) Office 365
4 3 (1.01%) PaaS
5 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.67%) IaaS
5 2 (0.67%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 193 (64.77%) Firewall
2 131 (43.96%) Cisco ASA
3 128 (42.95%) WAN
4 112 (37.58%) LAN
5 104 (34.90%) DNS
6 102 (34.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 101 (33.89%) BGP
8 100 (33.56%) TCP/IP
9 83 (27.85%) OSPF
10 79 (26.51%) Network Security
11 76 (25.50%) VPN
12 68 (22.82%) Cisco Nexus
13 67 (22.48%) SSL
14 64 (21.48%) MPLS
15 56 (18.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 52 (17.45%) DHCP
17 50 (16.78%) Cisco IOS
18 48 (16.11%) EIGRP
19 36 (12.08%) Wireless
20 35 (11.74%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.39%) NoSQL
2 18 (6.04%) MySQL
3 15 (5.03%) MongoDB
3 15 (5.03%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.02%) Couchbase
4 9 (3.02%) Redis
5 8 (2.68%) Aerospike
6 7 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.34%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.70%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (3.36%) JIRA
5 9 (3.02%) git-flow
5 9 (3.02%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.68%) Ant
6 8 (2.68%) Maven
7 5 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 45 (15.10%) Finance
2 32 (10.74%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.03%) Banking
4 10 (3.36%) Games
4 10 (3.36%) Retail
5 8 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.01%) Billing
7 2 (0.67%) Electronics
7 2 (0.67%) Legal
7 2 (0.67%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (36.58%) Network Engineer
2 37 (12.42%) Administrator
3 36 (12.08%) Senior Network Engineer
4 33 (11.07%) Analyst
5 32 (10.74%) Network Analyst
6 31 (10.40%) Network Support
7 26 (8.72%) Network Administrator
8 22 (7.38%) Cisco Engineer
8 22 (7.38%) LAN Engineer
8 22 (7.38%) Senior Network Support
9 21 (7.05%) Architect
9 21 (7.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (7.05%) Juniper Engineer
9 21 (7.05%) Support Engineer
10 20 (6.71%) Network Support Engineer
10 20 (6.71%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (6.71%) Senior Network Analyst
11 19 (6.38%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 19 (6.38%) Senior Support Engineer
12 17 (5.70%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.70%) 802.1X
2 12 (4.03%) REST
2 12 (4.03%) SOAP
3 9 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (2.68%) LAMP
4 8 (2.68%) LEMP Stack
5 7 (2.35%) CSS
6 6 (2.01%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (2.01%) Middleware
6 6 (2.01%) Web Services
7 4 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.01%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (36.24%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.71%) Algorithms
4 16 (5.37%) Statistics
5 15 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.36%) Private Cloud
7 11 (3.69%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.02%) IVR
9 8 (2.68%) Online Games
10 7 (2.35%) Clustering
11 6 (2.01%) PKI
12 5 (1.68%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (1.34%) Spread Betting
14 3 (1.01%) iPad
15 2 (0.67%) IBM XIV
16 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 1 (0.34%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.86%) Linux
2 49 (16.44%) Windows
3 30 (10.07%) Unix
4 16 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.03%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.02%) CentOS
9 8 (2.68%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.35%) CatOS
11 5 (1.68%) Solaris
12 2 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (39.26%) Load Balancing
2 38 (12.75%) ITIL
3 29 (9.73%) E-Commerce
4 28 (9.40%) Mentoring
5 27 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (8.72%) Configuration Management
7 25 (8.39%) Service Delivery
8 22 (7.38%) Change Management
8 22 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (7.05%) Data Centre Operations
9 21 (7.05%) DevOps
10 20 (6.71%) Incident Management
10 20 (6.71%) Network Management
11 19 (6.38%) High Availability
12 18 (6.04%) Fault Analysis
13 17 (5.70%) Capacity Planning
13 17 (5.70%) Network Monitoring
14 16 (5.37%) Problem Management
15 15 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (4.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.08%) Bash Shell
2 25 (8.39%) Python
3 14 (4.70%) Java
3 14 (4.70%) Ruby
3 14 (4.70%) Tcl
4 11 (3.69%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.36%) Perl
5 10 (3.36%) SQL
6 6 (2.01%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.67%) Korn
8 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (45.30%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (42.95%) CCNP
3 43 (14.43%) CCNA
4 40 (13.42%) CCIE
5 26 (8.72%) CCDP
6 24 (8.05%) Degree
7 20 (6.71%) CCSA
8 13 (4.36%) CCSE
8 13 (4.36%) JNCIA
9 11 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (3.36%) MCSE
10 10 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (2.68%) JNCIP
12 8 (2.68%) Security Cleared
13 7 (2.35%) MCP
14 6 (2.01%) CCMSE
14 6 (2.01%) JNCIS
14 6 (2.01%) RHCE
15 5 (1.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.71%) PCI DSS
2 14 (4.70%) SLA
3 10 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.01%) ISO 8583
5 6 (2.01%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.67%) QA
7 1 (0.34%) SAS 70
System Software
1 60 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (11.74%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.69%) vCloud
4 10 (3.36%) Docker
5 9 (3.02%) NFS
6 8 (2.68%) iptables
6 8 (2.68%) vSphere
7 5 (1.68%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.68%) Snort
7 5 (1.68%) Squid
8 4 (1.34%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (10.40%) Cacti
1 31 (10.40%) Nagios
2 28 (9.40%) SolarWinds Orion
3 27 (9.06%) Puppet
4 23 (7.72%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (7.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 17 (5.70%) Cisco UCCX
7 14 (4.70%) Cisco Prime
8 12 (4.03%) OpenNMS
9 9 (3.02%) CFEngine
9 9 (3.02%) logstash
9 9 (3.02%) ZABBIX
10 8 (2.68%) HAProxy
11 6 (2.01%) Ansible
11 6 (2.01%) Cisco UCCE
11 6 (2.01%) Salt
12 4 (1.34%) BladeLogic
12 4 (1.34%) Control-M
12 4 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (1.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 267 (89.60%) F5
2 211 (70.81%) Cisco
3 114 (38.26%) CheckPoint
4 88 (29.53%) Juniper
5 84 (28.19%) VMware
6 36 (12.08%) SolarWinds
7 33 (11.07%) Microsoft
8 27 (9.06%) NetScout
9 25 (8.39%) Oracle
10 17 (5.70%) Palo Alto
11 12 (4.03%) Blue Coat
11 12 (4.03%) CA
12 11 (3.69%) Nokia
13 10 (3.36%) Citrix
14 9 (3.02%) Fortinet
15 8 (2.68%) Avaya
15 8 (2.68%) Red Hat
16 7 (2.35%) Brocade
17 6 (2.01%) Nortel
17 6 (2.01%) Tandberg
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