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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 779 809 853
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +44
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 103 128 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.75% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 79 96 85
Median salary £60,000 £51,459 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.59% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
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
15004 17112 19663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 16.70% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12408 14316 15589
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
South East +72 52 £60,000 +41.17% 1
London +30 42 £55,000 - 3
North West +18 4 £42,750 +22.14% 1
Yorkshire +22 2 £48,750 +31.75%
North East +4 1 £40,000 -22.26%
East of England 0 1 £49,000 +2.61%
West Midlands -16 1 - -
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 185 (91.13%) F5
2 152 (74.88%) Cisco
3 128 (63.05%) Firewall
4 103 (50.74%) CheckPoint
5 94 (46.31%) Cisco Certification
5 94 (46.31%) MPLS
6 91 (44.83%) BGP
7 88 (43.35%) CCNP
8 84 (41.38%) WAN
9 82 (40.39%) OSPF
10 81 (39.90%) VPN
11 72 (35.47%) DNS
11 72 (35.47%) TCP/IP
11 72 (35.47%) Data Centre
12 70 (34.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 70 (34.48%) Juniper
13 67 (33.00%) LAN
14 60 (29.56%) Cisco ASA
15 58 (28.57%) Network Security
15 58 (28.57%) Load Balancing
16 51 (25.12%) Cisco Nexus
17 50 (24.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 49 (24.14%) EIGRP
19 47 (23.15%) DHCP
20 43 (21.18%) Finance
21 40 (19.70%) VMware
21 40 (19.70%) Linux
22 38 (18.72%) SSL
23 33 (16.26%) Palo Alto
24 32 (15.76%) Wireshark

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 10 (4.93%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.94%) Apache
3 6 (2.96%) IIS
4 4 (1.97%) JBoss
4 4 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.48%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.48%) SAS
6 2 (0.99%) Zimbra
7 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.48%) MS Office
2 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.49%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.49%) Office 365
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (63.05%) Firewall
2 94 (46.31%) MPLS
3 91 (44.83%) BGP
4 84 (41.38%) WAN
5 82 (40.39%) OSPF
6 81 (39.90%) VPN
7 72 (35.47%) DNS
7 72 (35.47%) TCP/IP
8 70 (34.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 67 (33.00%) LAN
10 60 (29.56%) Cisco ASA
11 58 (28.57%) Network Security
12 51 (25.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 50 (24.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 49 (24.14%) EIGRP
15 47 (23.15%) DHCP
16 38 (18.72%) SSL
17 32 (15.76%) Wireshark
18 28 (13.79%) tcpdump
19 27 (13.30%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (1.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.99%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) Aerospike
4 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.48%) Subversion
3 2 (0.99%) git-flow
3 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.99%) JIRA
4 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (21.18%) Finance
2 22 (10.84%) Banking
2 22 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.45%) Billing
4 6 (2.96%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.96%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.48%) Games
5 3 (1.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (43.35%) Network Engineer
2 36 (17.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 29 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 29 (14.29%) Network Support
3 29 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 23 (11.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 23 (11.33%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) Architect
6 16 (7.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (7.88%) Senior Network Support
7 15 (7.39%) LAN Engineer
8 14 (6.90%) Administrator
8 14 (6.90%) Network Architect
9 13 (6.40%) Cisco Engineer
9 13 (6.40%) Consultant
9 13 (6.40%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 13 (6.40%) Senior Support Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) Analyst
10 11 (5.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.42%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.96%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (2.46%) XMPP
4 3 (1.48%) Middleware
4 3 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.99%) CGI
5 2 (0.99%) CSS
5 2 (0.99%) Embperl
5 2 (0.99%) FastCGI
5 2 (0.99%) LAMP
6 1 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (35.47%) Data Centre
2 27 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.40%) Virtual Team
4 12 (5.91%) Private Cloud
5 11 (5.42%) Clustering
5 11 (5.42%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.93%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.43%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.96%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.46%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.97%) BBC
11 3 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.48%) Online Games
12 2 (0.99%) IVR
12 2 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.70%) Linux
2 26 (12.81%) Windows
3 20 (9.85%) Unix
4 9 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.97%) CatOS
6 3 (1.48%) Solaris
6 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 31 (15.27%) ITIL
3 27 (13.30%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (9.85%) Change Management
5 19 (9.36%) Service Delivery
6 17 (8.37%) DevOps
7 15 (7.39%) Incident Management
7 15 (7.39%) Problem Management
8 13 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (6.40%) Network Architecture
8 13 (6.40%) Network Design
8 13 (6.40%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (5.91%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (5.91%) Data Centre Operations
10 11 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.93%) Network Load Balancing
11 10 (4.93%) Trend Analysis
12 8 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.94%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.84%) Python
2 17 (8.37%) Bash Shell
3 15 (7.39%) Ruby
4 14 (6.90%) Perl
5 11 (5.42%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.43%) Java
6 9 (4.43%) Lisp
7 6 (2.96%) R
8 2 (0.99%) C
8 2 (0.99%) C++
8 2 (0.99%) Go
9 1 (0.49%) Korn
9 1 (0.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (46.31%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (43.35%) CCNP
3 27 (13.30%) CCNA
4 26 (12.81%) CCIE
5 20 (9.85%) CCSA
6 18 (8.87%) CCSE
7 14 (6.90%) Degree
8 11 (5.42%) CCDP
9 10 (4.93%) CCMSE
10 9 (4.43%) JNCIA
11 7 (3.45%) JNCIS
11 7 (3.45%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.96%) CISSP
12 6 (2.96%) JNCIP
12 6 (2.96%) RHCE
12 6 (2.96%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.97%) CISA
13 4 (1.97%) CISM
13 4 (1.97%) IISP
14 2 (0.99%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.33%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.45%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.96%) ISO 8583
4 6 (2.96%) SLA
5 3 (1.48%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 29 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.87%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.43%) vCloud
4 5 (2.46%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.97%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.99%) Docker
6 2 (0.99%) Firmware
6 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.99%) NFS
6 2 (0.99%) Snort
6 2 (0.99%) Squid
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (8.87%) Puppet
2 13 (6.40%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.91%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (4.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (2.96%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (2.96%) Salt
6 4 (1.97%) Nagios
7 3 (1.48%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.48%) Cacti
7 3 (1.48%) Control-M
7 3 (1.48%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.48%) OpenNMS
7 3 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.48%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (1.48%) SCCM
8 2 (0.99%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.99%) logstash
8 2 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 185 (91.13%) F5
2 152 (74.88%) Cisco
3 103 (50.74%) CheckPoint
4 70 (34.48%) Juniper
5 40 (19.70%) VMware
6 33 (16.26%) Palo Alto
7 25 (12.32%) SolarWinds
8 22 (10.84%) Microsoft
9 21 (10.34%) NetScout
10 14 (6.90%) Avaya
10 14 (6.90%) Blue Coat
10 14 (6.90%) Riverbed
11 13 (6.40%) Fortinet
11 13 (6.40%) HP
12 12 (5.91%) Citrix
13 8 (3.94%) CA
14 7 (3.45%) Nortel
15 5 (2.46%) Forcepoint
15 5 (2.46%) Foundry
15 5 (2.46%) Oracle
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