The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 802 776 837
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +61
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 74 86 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.085% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.49% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64 56 38
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +19.17%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
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
19190 17574 21255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.96% 17.39% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15293 14302 17477
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the England region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Trend in England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Histogram in England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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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 -15 31 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South East +11 29 £50,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire -32 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South West -22 1 £65,000 - 3
West Midlands -24 1 £65,000 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 160 (97.56%) F5
2 112 (68.29%) Firewall
3 98 (59.76%) Cisco
4 81 (49.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 78 (47.56%) BIG-IP
6 74 (45.12%) CheckPoint
7 69 (42.07%) Network Security
8 63 (38.41%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (37.20%) Blue Coat
10 59 (35.98%) Juniper
10 59 (35.98%) Linux
11 57 (34.76%) CCNP
11 57 (34.76%) Load Balancing
12 52 (31.71%) VMware
12 52 (31.71%) ITIL
12 52 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
13 48 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (29.27%) WAN
14 45 (27.44%) CCSE
15 40 (24.39%) VPN
15 40 (24.39%) BGP
16 39 (23.78%) OSPF
16 39 (23.78%) DNS
17 38 (23.17%) Citrix
18 36 (21.95%) Red Hat
19 34 (20.73%) TCP/IP
19 34 (20.73%) CentOS
20 33 (20.12%) Cacti
21 32 (19.51%) Python
22 31 (18.90%) JBoss

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (18.90%) JBoss
1 31 (18.90%) Apache
1 31 (18.90%) Tomcat
1 31 (18.90%) nginx
1 31 (18.90%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.83%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) RMDS
1 2 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 112 (68.29%) Firewall
2 81 (49.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 78 (47.56%) BIG-IP
4 69 (42.07%) Network Security
5 52 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
6 48 (29.27%) WAN
7 40 (24.39%) VPN
7 40 (24.39%) BGP
8 39 (23.78%) OSPF
8 39 (23.78%) DNS
9 34 (20.73%) TCP/IP
10 30 (18.29%) LAN
11 29 (17.68%) NetScaler
12 28 (17.07%) IPsec
13 26 (15.85%) SSL
14 19 (11.59%) DHCP
15 18 (10.98%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (10.37%) SMTP
17 16 (9.76%) Wireless
17 16 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.90%) MySQL
2 28 (17.07%) DB2
3 3 (1.83%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.61%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (15.24%) Finance
2 21 (12.80%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.05%) Legal
4 3 (1.83%) Games
5 2 (1.22%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (32.93%) Network Engineer
2 33 (20.12%) Security Engineer
3 31 (18.90%) Administrator
3 31 (18.90%) Linux Administrator
4 18 (10.98%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (9.76%) Consultant
6 15 (9.15%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Security Specialist
9 10 (6.10%) Team Leader
9 10 (6.10%) Network Specialist
9 10 (6.10%) Network Security Specialist
9 10 (6.10%) Network Team Leader
10 9 (5.49%) IP Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Security Consultant
12 5 (3.05%) Analyst
12 5 (3.05%) Network Consultant
12 5 (3.05%) Network Security Consultant
13 4 (2.44%) Firewall Engineer
13 4 (2.44%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.98%) XML
2 2 (1.22%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.49%) Smartphone
1 9 (5.49%) Fat Client
1 9 (5.49%) Thin Client
2 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.83%) Open Source
4 2 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.22%) Online Games
5 1 (0.61%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.98%) Linux
2 34 (20.73%) CentOS
3 31 (18.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (18.90%) Ubuntu
4 21 (12.80%) Windows
5 9 (5.49%) UNIX
5 9 (5.49%) Windows XP
5 9 (5.49%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.76%) Load Balancing
2 52 (31.71%) ITIL
3 31 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (17.07%) Statistical Analysis
5 17 (10.37%) Network Design
6 15 (9.15%) E-Commerce
7 13 (7.93%) Mentoring
8 10 (6.10%) Change Control
9 9 (5.49%) Information Security
9 9 (5.49%) Service Management
9 9 (5.49%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 9 (5.49%) Line Management
10 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.27%) PRINCE
11 7 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.27%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (3.05%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.05%) Network Management
12 5 (3.05%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.51%) Python
2 31 (18.90%) Ruby
2 31 (18.90%) Bash Shell
2 31 (18.90%) Perl
3 3 (1.83%) SQL
4 2 (1.22%) C
5 1 (0.61%) Java
5 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (38.41%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (34.76%) CCNP
3 45 (27.44%) CCSE
4 20 (12.20%) JNCIS
5 11 (6.71%) CISSP
6 9 (5.49%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.49%) CCSA
7 7 (4.27%) CCIE
8 6 (3.66%) CCSP
9 4 (2.44%) CCNA
10 1 (0.61%) CCDA
10 1 (0.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) QA
2 5 (3.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) BS7799
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (17.68%) ProxySG
3 28 (17.07%) Xen
3 28 (17.07%) KVM
4 2 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (20.12%) Cacti
2 31 (18.90%) Puppet
2 31 (18.90%) Nagios
2 31 (18.90%) Ansible
3 28 (17.07%) Salt
3 28 (17.07%) ZABBIX
3 28 (17.07%) CFEngine
4 11 (6.71%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.44%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 160 (97.56%) F5
2 98 (59.76%) Cisco
3 74 (45.12%) CheckPoint
4 61 (37.20%) Blue Coat
5 59 (35.98%) Juniper
6 52 (31.71%) VMware
7 38 (23.17%) Citrix
8 36 (21.95%) Red Hat
9 31 (18.90%) Oracle
10 18 (10.98%) McAfee
11 15 (9.15%) Microsoft
11 15 (9.15%) Riverbed
12 14 (8.54%) Websense
13 12 (7.32%) Infoblox
13 12 (7.32%) Imperva
14 11 (6.71%) Sourcefire
15 10 (6.10%) Aruba
16 9 (5.49%) Lumension
16 9 (5.49%) SonicWALL
17 8 (4.88%) TippingPoint
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £36000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: up to £85k & Car Allowance & Corporate Benefits
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