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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 802 758 800
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +42
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 86 95 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.095% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.54% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 71 62 70
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
19538 17652 20409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.73% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15610 14350 16905
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 -6 41 £47,500 -2.56% 3
London -18 32 £45,000 -16.66% 1
Yorkshire -51 6 £50,000 -
East of England -12 2 £57,500 +15.00%
West Midlands -11 1 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South West -21 1 £65,000 -
Midlands - 1 £55,500 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 151 (98.05%) F5
2 108 (70.13%) Firewall
3 98 (63.64%) Cisco
4 79 (51.30%) CheckPoint
5 78 (50.65%) BIG-IP
6 73 (47.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 63 (40.91%) Blue Coat
7 63 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (38.96%) Network Security
9 59 (38.31%) Load Balancing
10 57 (37.01%) Cisco ASA
11 54 (35.06%) WAN
12 53 (34.42%) Linux
12 53 (34.42%) CCNP
13 49 (31.82%) Juniper
14 48 (31.17%) VPN
15 47 (30.52%) VMware
16 46 (29.87%) ITIL
16 46 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (28.57%) DNS
18 41 (26.62%) CCSE
19 39 (25.32%) Citrix
19 39 (25.32%) BGP
20 38 (24.68%) OSPF
21 36 (23.38%) TCP/IP
22 35 (22.73%) SSL
23 34 (22.08%) DHCP
24 33 (21.43%) IPsec
25 31 (20.13%) Red Hat
25 31 (20.13%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 28 (18.18%) Apache
1 28 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 28 (18.18%) nginx
2 3 (1.95%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (70.13%) Firewall
2 78 (50.65%) BIG-IP
3 73 (47.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 60 (38.96%) Network Security
5 57 (37.01%) Cisco ASA
6 54 (35.06%) WAN
7 48 (31.17%) VPN
8 44 (28.57%) DNS
9 39 (25.32%) BGP
10 38 (24.68%) OSPF
11 36 (23.38%) TCP/IP
12 35 (22.73%) SSL
13 34 (22.08%) DHCP
14 33 (21.43%) IPsec
15 31 (20.13%) NetScaler
16 30 (19.48%) LAN
17 24 (15.58%) ATM
18 23 (14.94%) EIGRP
19 22 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
20 20 (12.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.18%) MySQL
1 28 (18.18%) DB2
2 3 (1.95%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (17.53%) Finance
2 14 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.84%) Law
4 4 (2.60%) Legal
5 3 (1.95%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (31.17%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.18%) Administrator
2 28 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 25 (16.23%) Security Engineer
4 18 (11.69%) Consultant
5 13 (8.44%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (8.44%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (8.44%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) Network Team Leader
6 12 (7.79%) Team Leader
7 10 (6.49%) Security Specialist
7 10 (6.49%) Network Security Specialist
7 10 (6.49%) Network Specialist
8 9 (5.84%) IP Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) Security Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) Network Consultant
11 5 (3.25%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 5 (3.25%) Network Security Consultant
12 4 (2.60%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.74%) XML
2 3 (1.95%) Rendezvous
3 2 (1.30%) CSS
3 2 (1.30%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Smartphone
2 8 (5.19%) Fat Client
2 8 (5.19%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.95%) PKI
5 2 (1.30%) Online Games
6 1 (0.65%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.65%) SecurID
6 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (34.42%) Linux
2 31 (20.13%) CentOS
3 28 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 19 (12.34%) Windows
5 7 (4.55%) UNIX
6 6 (3.90%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.31%) Load Balancing
2 46 (29.87%) ITIL
3 28 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
4 17 (11.04%) E-Commerce
5 13 (8.44%) Network Design
6 9 (5.84%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 8 (5.19%) Service Management
7 8 (5.19%) Change Management
7 8 (5.19%) Network Management
7 8 (5.19%) Change Control
8 7 (4.55%) Project Management
8 7 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (3.90%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.25%) PRINCE
10 5 (3.25%) Information Security
10 5 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.25%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (3.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (3.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.18%) Perl
1 28 (18.18%) Python
1 28 (18.18%) Ruby
1 28 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 5 (3.25%) C
3 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (34.42%) CCNP
3 41 (26.62%) CCSE
4 14 (9.09%) JNCIS
5 12 (7.79%) CISSP
5 12 (7.79%) CCNA
6 9 (5.84%) CCSA
7 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
8 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.25%) CCIE
10 3 (1.95%) CCSP
10 3 (1.95%) CCDA
11 1 (0.65%) CCDP
11 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) BS7799
System Software
1 46 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (18.18%) ProxySG
2 28 (18.18%) Xen
2 28 (18.18%) KVM
3 5 (3.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (19.48%) Cacti
2 28 (18.18%) Puppet
2 28 (18.18%) CFEngine
2 28 (18.18%) Nagios
2 28 (18.18%) ZABBIX
2 28 (18.18%) Ansible
2 28 (18.18%) Salt
3 13 (8.44%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (5.84%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.65%) OPNET
Vendors
1 151 (98.05%) F5
2 98 (63.64%) Cisco
3 79 (51.30%) CheckPoint
4 63 (40.91%) Blue Coat
5 49 (31.82%) Juniper
6 47 (30.52%) VMware
7 39 (25.32%) Citrix
8 31 (20.13%) Red Hat
9 28 (18.18%) Oracle
9 28 (18.18%) JBoss
10 26 (16.88%) McAfee
11 25 (16.23%) Riverbed
12 19 (12.34%) SolarWinds
13 16 (10.39%) Infoblox
14 13 (8.44%) Imperva
14 13 (8.44%) TippingPoint
15 11 (7.14%) Sourcefire
16 10 (6.49%) Websense
17 9 (5.84%) Microsoft
17 9 (5.84%) HP
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