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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 104 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 6 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.43% - 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% - 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 11
Average salary £50,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
215 205 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.25% 21.18% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 175 175 159
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -18.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 6 £50,000 -
BIG-IP
East of England

BIG-IP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 8 (100.00%) CCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 8 (100.00%) Imperva
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 8 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 8 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 8 (100.00%) Imperva
1 8 (100.00%) F5