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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 700 775 731
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -44
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 154 114 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.60% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 104 92 73
Average salary £47,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.62% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £35,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +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
17713 19069 19894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.77% 17.39% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14262 15325 16193
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +57 92 £45,750 +1.66% 2
London +57 49 £53,750 +19.44% 4
East of England +6 8 £42,500 -32.00% 4
Yorkshire -8 4 £40,000 -15.78%
East Midlands - 1 - -
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 236 (80.00%) F5
2 207 (70.17%) Firewall
3 195 (66.10%) Cisco
4 155 (52.54%) CheckPoint
5 124 (42.03%) Cisco Certification
6 123 (41.69%) VMware
7 119 (40.34%) Network Security
8 118 (40.00%) Linux
9 113 (38.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 108 (36.61%) Cisco ASA
11 103 (34.92%) CCNP
12 96 (32.54%) Windows
13 91 (30.85%) WAN
14 87 (29.49%) BGP
15 86 (29.15%) DNS
16 84 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
17 83 (28.14%) LAN
18 78 (26.44%) TCP/IP
18 78 (26.44%) Juniper
19 75 (25.42%) Cisco Nexus
20 69 (23.39%) Load Balancing
20 69 (23.39%) ITIL
21 66 (22.37%) OSPF
22 57 (19.32%) Microsoft
22 57 (19.32%) CCSE
22 57 (19.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
23 54 (18.31%) vSphere
23 54 (18.31%) UNIX
24 52 (17.63%) Cisco IOS
25 51 (17.29%) VPN

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (16.95%) Tomcat
2 39 (13.22%) IIS
3 33 (11.19%) Apache
4 24 (8.14%) JBoss
5 22 (7.46%) Apache Solr
5 22 (7.46%) WebSphere
6 15 (5.08%) OpenStack
7 13 (4.41%) WebLogic
8 12 (4.07%) Lync
9 11 (3.73%) GlassFish
9 11 (3.73%) MS Exchange
10 6 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.69%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.68%) Liferay
Applications
1 21 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.73%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (5.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.73%) IBM SmartCloud
2 11 (3.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.03%) Office 365
5 4 (1.36%) PaaS
5 4 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.36%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 207 (70.17%) Firewall
2 119 (40.34%) Network Security
3 113 (38.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 108 (36.61%) Cisco ASA
5 91 (30.85%) WAN
6 87 (29.49%) BGP
7 86 (29.15%) DNS
8 83 (28.14%) LAN
9 78 (26.44%) TCP/IP
10 75 (25.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 66 (22.37%) OSPF
12 57 (19.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 52 (17.63%) Cisco IOS
14 51 (17.29%) VPN
15 45 (15.25%) SSL
16 41 (13.90%) Internet
17 39 (13.22%) MPLS
18 37 (12.54%) Cisco PIX
19 36 (12.20%) Wireless
20 35 (11.86%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.19%) MySQL
3 13 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.03%) Redis
6 4 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.34%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (4.41%) Jenkins
1 13 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.73%) Subversion
3 8 (2.71%) Ant
3 8 (2.71%) Maven
4 6 (2.03%) CruiseControl
4 6 (2.03%) Mercurial
4 6 (2.03%) Hudson
4 6 (2.03%) Artifactory
5 3 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 41 (13.90%) Finance
2 20 (6.78%) Banking
3 17 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.69%) Marketing
4 5 (1.69%) Advertising
5 4 (1.36%) Retail
6 3 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 87 (29.49%) Network Engineer
2 35 (11.86%) Administrator
3 31 (10.51%) Network Specialist
4 28 (9.49%) Security Specialist
4 28 (9.49%) Network Security Specialist
5 26 (8.81%) Linux Administrator
6 25 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
7 23 (7.80%) Security Engineer
8 19 (6.44%) Network Team Leader
8 19 (6.44%) Team Leader
9 18 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
9 18 (6.10%) Network Security Engineer
9 18 (6.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 16 (5.42%) Technical Account Manager
10 16 (5.42%) Technical Manager
10 16 (5.42%) Account Manager
10 16 (5.42%) Senior Network Security Specialist
10 16 (5.42%) Senior Network Specialist
10 16 (5.42%) Senior Security Specialist
10 16 (5.42%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.39%) Web Services
2 9 (3.05%) Middleware
3 7 (2.37%) Java EE
3 7 (2.37%) XML
4 4 (1.36%) MAPI
4 4 (1.36%) .NET
5 3 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.02%) AppFabric
5 3 (1.02%) Memcached
6 2 (0.68%) JMS
6 2 (0.68%) J2EE
6 2 (0.68%) JDBC
6 2 (0.68%) JSP
6 2 (0.68%) Servlets
6 2 (0.68%) JMX
6 2 (0.68%) Spring
6 2 (0.68%) XMPP
6 2 (0.68%) WSRP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.10%) Thin Client
2 18 (6.10%) Fat Client
3 17 (5.76%) Statistics
3 17 (5.76%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.75%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (3.73%) PKI
6 9 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.37%) Smartphone
8 6 (2.03%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.03%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.36%) IVR
9 4 (1.36%) BBC
9 4 (1.36%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.36%) iPhone
9 4 (1.36%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.02%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 118 (40.00%) Linux
2 96 (32.54%) Windows
3 54 (18.31%) UNIX
4 35 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (11.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.03%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.36%) Debian
9 4 (1.36%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.36%) CentOS
9 4 (1.36%) Android
10 2 (0.68%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (23.39%) Load Balancing
1 69 (23.39%) ITIL
2 30 (10.17%) Service Delivery
3 26 (8.81%) Line Management
3 26 (8.81%) Information Security
4 23 (7.80%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (7.46%) E-Commerce
6 21 (7.12%) Project Management
7 20 (6.78%) PRINCE2
7 20 (6.78%) Network Load Balancing
7 20 (6.78%) DevOps
8 19 (6.44%) Incident Management
8 19 (6.44%) Service Management
9 18 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (5.42%) Problem Management
11 15 (5.08%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.08%) Change Management
12 14 (4.75%) Network Management
12 14 (4.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.19%) Bash Shell
2 29 (9.83%) SQL
3 26 (8.81%) Perl
4 25 (8.47%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.76%) Python
6 16 (5.42%) Java
7 11 (3.73%) Korn
8 7 (2.37%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.03%) PHP
9 6 (2.03%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.03%) C#
9 6 (2.03%) VBScript
10 5 (1.69%) C++
11 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.02%) Ruby
12 3 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 124 (42.03%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (34.92%) CCNP
3 57 (19.32%) CCSE
4 49 (16.61%) CCNA
5 31 (10.51%) CCSA
6 27 (9.15%) CISSP
6 27 (9.15%) Degree
7 25 (8.47%) CCIE
8 24 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (7.12%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (6.10%) MCSE
11 16 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (2.37%) MCITP
13 6 (2.03%) HP AIS
13 6 (2.03%) HP ASE
13 6 (2.03%) VCP5
14 4 (1.36%) Security Cleared
15 3 (1.02%) Check Point Certification
16 2 (0.68%) CCDP
16 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.83%) PCI DSS
2 16 (5.42%) SLA
3 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (18.31%) vSphere
3 33 (11.19%) Hyper-V
4 32 (10.85%) Active Directory
5 17 (5.76%) XenServer
6 11 (3.73%) vCloud
7 9 (3.05%) Firmware
8 7 (2.37%) Xen
9 6 (2.03%) ProxySG
9 6 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.03%) NLBS
10 4 (1.36%) NFS
10 4 (1.36%) Samba
10 4 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.68%) iptables
11 2 (0.68%) Docker
12 1 (0.34%) KVM
12 1 (0.34%) Varnish
12 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (10.17%) FortiGate
2 22 (7.46%) Puppet
3 16 (5.42%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (4.07%) Cacti
6 11 (3.73%) Ansible
7 10 (3.39%) OpenNMS
7 10 (3.39%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (2.71%) WSUS
8 8 (2.71%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (2.71%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.36%) WMI
9 4 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.02%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.02%) Nagios
11 2 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.68%) SCCM
11 2 (0.68%) SCOM
12 1 (0.34%) collectd
12 1 (0.34%) StatsD
Vendors
1 236 (80.00%) F5
2 195 (66.10%) Cisco
3 155 (52.54%) CheckPoint
4 123 (41.69%) VMware
5 78 (26.44%) Juniper
6 57 (19.32%) Microsoft
7 48 (16.27%) HP
8 44 (14.92%) Red Hat
9 39 (13.22%) SolarWinds
10 34 (11.53%) Blue Coat
11 33 (11.19%) Oracle
11 33 (11.19%) Citrix
12 26 (8.81%) Infoblox
13 25 (8.47%) Imperva
14 24 (8.14%) hybris
15 19 (6.44%) Fortinet
16 17 (5.76%) Nokia
17 12 (4.07%) SaltStack
18 11 (3.73%) IBM
19 10 (3.39%) EMC
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