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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 130 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.052% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
483 472 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.73% 24.60% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 393 292 497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Watford - 6 £40,000 -
BIG-IP
East of England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) RIP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) ADSL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (50.00%) ITSM
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Internet

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) RIP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) ADSL
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) 3G
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) DSL
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) VRRP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) ITSM
1 3 (50.00%) BCP
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
1 3 (50.00%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cacti
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Crossbeam