The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 84 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.17% - 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% - 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
BIG-IP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
227 246 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.79% 21.64% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 173 207 148
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Essex

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Korn
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) F5

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Korn
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) SaltStack