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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 730 857 781
Rank change year-on-year
+127 -76
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 152 68 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.060% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 96 60 56
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
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
17887 19705 19892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.76% 17.39% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14440 15821 16206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 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
London +95 78 £57,500 -4.16% 3
South East +57 63 £58,750 +30.55% 6
Yorkshire +8 5 £50,000 +2.56%
East Midlands - 5 £57,500 -
East of England +15 1 £50,000 -13.04%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 327 (100.00%) F5
2 282 (86.24%) Cisco
3 249 (76.15%) Firewall
4 206 (63.00%) CheckPoint
5 204 (62.39%) Cisco Certification
6 178 (54.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 177 (54.13%) Cisco ASA
8 143 (43.73%) Network Security
9 135 (41.28%) BGP
10 131 (40.06%) CCNP
11 125 (38.23%) Load Balancing
12 117 (35.78%) BIG-IP
12 117 (35.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 100 (30.58%) Juniper
14 97 (29.66%) CCSE
15 90 (27.52%) Data Centre
16 86 (26.30%) OSPF
17 80 (24.46%) CCNA
18 75 (22.94%) Cisco PIX
19 74 (22.63%) DNS
20 67 (20.49%) Finance
21 66 (20.18%) VMware
21 66 (20.18%) WAN
22 64 (19.57%) Cisco IOS
23 62 (18.96%) TCP/IP
24 59 (18.04%) CCIE
25 58 (17.74%) VPN
25 58 (17.74%) EIGRP
25 58 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
26 56 (17.13%) Blue Coat

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 14 (4.28%) IIS
2 3 (0.92%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.31%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.31%) Apache
3 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.61%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.83%) Office 365
3 6 (1.83%) SaaS
4 5 (1.53%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Nimbula
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 249 (76.15%) Firewall
2 178 (54.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 177 (54.13%) Cisco ASA
4 143 (43.73%) Network Security
5 135 (41.28%) BGP
6 117 (35.78%) BIG-IP
6 117 (35.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 86 (26.30%) OSPF
8 75 (22.94%) Cisco PIX
9 74 (22.63%) DNS
10 66 (20.18%) WAN
11 64 (19.57%) Cisco IOS
12 62 (18.96%) TCP/IP
13 58 (17.74%) VPN
13 58 (17.74%) EIGRP
14 54 (16.51%) LAN
15 53 (16.21%) DHCP
16 52 (15.90%) MPLS
17 41 (12.54%) HSRP
18 40 (12.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.83%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.92%) Redis
3 1 (0.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (20.49%) Finance
2 35 (10.70%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.28%) Banking
4 12 (3.67%) Law
5 7 (2.14%) Retail
6 6 (1.83%) Marketing
7 5 (1.53%) Electronics
7 5 (1.53%) Legal
7 5 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.92%) Billing
8 3 (0.92%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 147 (44.95%) Network Engineer
2 51 (15.60%) Security Engineer
3 39 (11.93%) Network Specialist
4 32 (9.79%) Security Specialist
5 30 (9.17%) Network Security Specialist
6 28 (8.56%) Architect
7 26 (7.95%) Network Security Engineer
7 26 (7.95%) Senior Network Engineer
8 24 (7.34%) Consultant
9 23 (7.03%) Analyst
9 23 (7.03%) Network Architect
10 19 (5.81%) Security Analyst
11 18 (5.50%) Security Architect
12 17 (5.20%) Network Analyst
12 17 (5.20%) Network Security Architect
13 16 (4.89%) Senior Security Specialist
13 16 (4.89%) Senior Network Specialist
14 15 (4.59%) Senior Network Security Specialist
15 14 (4.28%) Network Operations Engineer
15 14 (4.28%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.12%) CSS
2 10 (3.06%) Web Services
3 4 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.92%) Memcached
4 3 (0.92%) AppFabric
5 2 (0.61%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.61%) Middleware
6 1 (0.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 90 (27.52%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.36%) Thin Client
5 11 (3.36%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.75%) Statistics
7 7 (2.14%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.83%) CLARiiON
8 6 (1.83%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.53%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.53%) DTV
10 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.92%) PKI
12 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.31%) FMCG
13 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.98%) Linux
2 28 (8.56%) Windows
3 14 (4.28%) UNIX
4 7 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (38.23%) Load Balancing
2 45 (13.76%) ITIL
3 41 (12.54%) Network Monitoring
4 33 (10.09%) Network Management
5 23 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (6.12%) Information Security
6 20 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 19 (5.81%) Mentoring
8 18 (5.50%) DDoS Mitigation
9 17 (5.20%) Project Management
10 16 (4.89%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (4.89%) Network Design
11 14 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (3.67%) Line Management
13 11 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (3.06%) Network Load Balancing
15 9 (2.75%) Low Latency
16 8 (2.45%) Data Analysis
16 8 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
17 7 (2.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.89%) SQL
2 7 (2.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.14%) Perl
3 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.22%) Python
4 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.31%) C
4 1 (0.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 204 (62.39%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (40.06%) CCNP
3 97 (29.66%) CCSE
4 80 (24.46%) CCNA
5 59 (18.04%) CCIE
6 41 (12.54%) CCSA
7 39 (11.93%) CISSP
8 24 (7.34%) Degree
9 17 (5.20%) Check Point Certification
10 14 (4.28%) CCSP
11 10 (3.06%) JNCIP
12 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.45%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.83%) MCITP
13 6 (1.83%) VCP5
13 6 (1.83%) HP AIS
13 6 (1.83%) HP ASE
14 5 (1.53%) SC Cleared
15 3 (0.92%) OSCP
15 3 (0.92%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.03%) SLA
2 10 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.92%) BS7799
4 2 (0.61%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 58 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.98%) ProxySG
3 12 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.67%) XenServer
4 11 (3.36%) vSphere
5 9 (2.75%) Firmware
6 7 (2.14%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.53%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (9.17%) FortiGate
2 18 (5.50%) CiscoWorks
3 17 (5.20%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (3.98%) Cacti
5 11 (3.36%) OpenNMS
6 3 (0.92%) vMotion
6 3 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.92%) Nagios
7 2 (0.61%) OpenView
7 2 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.31%) RANCID
8 1 (0.31%) Ansible
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.31%) SCCM
8 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 327 (100.00%) F5
2 282 (86.24%) Cisco
3 206 (63.00%) CheckPoint
4 100 (30.58%) Juniper
5 66 (20.18%) VMware
6 56 (17.13%) Blue Coat
7 47 (14.37%) SolarWinds
8 36 (11.01%) HP
9 35 (10.70%) Microsoft
10 31 (9.48%) Citrix
11 26 (7.95%) Infoblox
12 24 (7.34%) Riverbed
13 23 (7.03%) Imperva
14 22 (6.73%) Fortinet
15 19 (5.81%) McAfee
16 17 (5.20%) CA
17 15 (4.59%) Nokia
18 14 (4.28%) Dell
19 13 (3.98%) TippingPoint
20 12 (3.67%) Splunk
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