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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 142 148 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.089% 0.24% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +5.26%
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
577 673 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.61% 26.44% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 383 463 463
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,700
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 2 June 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) Service Management
4 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (60.00%) ITSM
4 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
4 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (60.00%) DSL
4 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (60.00%) Xen
4 6 (60.00%) WSUS
4 6 (60.00%) NLBS
4 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (60.00%) Fat Client
4 6 (60.00%) Thin Client
4 6 (60.00%) BCP
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) DSL
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) FTP
6 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (10.00%) Multicast
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (10.00%) NAS
7 1 (10.00%) HSRP
7 1 (10.00%) GLBP
7 1 (10.00%) OSPF
7 1 (10.00%) BGP
7 1 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) 3G
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (20.00%) EFT
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Service Management
1 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (60.00%) ITSM
1 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (60.00%) BCP
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Facility Management
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Xen
2 6 (60.00%) NLBS
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) F5
6 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (20.00%) Tripwire
7 2 (20.00%) Sophos
8 1 (10.00%) Juniper
8 1 (10.00%) CA
8 1 (10.00%) Crossbeam