The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 137 138 138
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.092% 0.25% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 1.03% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £87,500 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+118.75% -30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
528 484 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.29% 23.98% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 443 391 314
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (87.50%) HSRP
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) Network Design
3 6 (75.00%) VLAN
3 6 (75.00%) High Availability
4 5 (62.50%) GLBP
4 5 (62.50%) Multicast
4 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
4 5 (62.50%) Games
4 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (62.50%) Cacti
4 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
4 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
4 5 (62.50%) Retail
4 5 (62.50%) Crossbeam
4 5 (62.50%) ADSL
4 5 (62.50%) Juniper
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (87.50%) HSRP
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) VLAN
4 5 (62.50%) 3G
4 5 (62.50%) ADSL
4 5 (62.50%) GLBP
4 5 (62.50%) MPLS
4 5 (62.50%) Multicast
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) VRRP
4 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (62.50%) Games
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) High Availability
1 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Cacti
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) Crossbeam
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
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