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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 148 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 9 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.37% 0.32% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 1.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 0
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £52,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.52%
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
505 564 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.97% 22.80% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 347 452 349
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,700 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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
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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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £47,500 -
Watford -2 2 £53,750 -6.52%
BIG-IP
East of England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
3 10 (76.92%) F5
4 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) LAN
4 9 (69.23%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
6 5 (38.46%) Network Design
6 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (30.77%) Lync
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) SIEM
7 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
7 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
7 4 (30.77%) EFT
7 4 (30.77%) Sophos
7 4 (30.77%) MPLS
7 4 (30.77%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 4 (30.77%) FTP
7 4 (30.77%) Tripwire

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Lync
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) FTP
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) DSL
6 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (15.38%) SSL
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) EFT
3 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
3 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) SIEM
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) BCP
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Facility Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
3 3 (23.08%) Xen
3 3 (23.08%) NLBS
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) F5
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 4 (30.77%) Sophos
6 4 (30.77%) Tripwire
6 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
6 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) Juniper
9 1 (7.69%) CA