The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 181 196 182
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.082% 0.025% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.11% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
BIG-IP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
831 934 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.67% 23.53% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 651 797 685
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Hampshire

BIG-IP
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Basingstoke +25 3 - -
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) vMotion
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) CCDE
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) WAAS
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) WAAS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) DWDM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) CCDE
2 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) BT
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed