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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
496 439 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.97% 22.14% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 391 295 503
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (75.00%) IPsec
3 6 (75.00%) VLAN
3 6 (75.00%) OSPF
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) MPLS
5 4 (50.00%) SNMP
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
5 4 (50.00%) SSL
5 4 (50.00%) SMTP
5 4 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (50.00%) FTP
5 4 (50.00%) HTTP
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 4 (50.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (50.00%) TACACS
5 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) VLAN
2 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) WAAS
4 4 (50.00%) SMTP
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) HTTP
4 4 (50.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Online Games
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (25.00%) Cacti
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) Crossbeam
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix