The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 92 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.084% 0.19% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.83% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
203 242 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.03% 22.39% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 175 196 178
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £27,616
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BIG-IP
East of England

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 22 July 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Infoblox
2 5 (83.33%) Imperva
2 5 (83.33%) DMVPN
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) Fat Client
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (83.33%) CCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Thin Client
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) NetScreen
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) DMVPN
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) NetScreen
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Security Specialist
1 5 (83.33%) Network Specialist
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Fat Client
1 5 (83.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCSE
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) Infoblox
2 5 (83.33%) Imperva
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) SaltStack