The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 564 621 581
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -40
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 49 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.076% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 28
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £42,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
BIG-IP
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7167 7697 7982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.50% 15.82% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6052 6374 6549
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in London

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in London

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in London

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram in London

BIG-IP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
City of London +43 13 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £42,500 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 102 (91.07%) F5
2 71 (63.39%) Cisco
3 58 (51.79%) Firewall
4 48 (42.86%) WAN
5 47 (41.96%) Linux
6 45 (40.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 42 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 41 (36.61%) Load Balancing
9 40 (35.71%) CheckPoint
10 39 (34.82%) Cisco Certification
11 38 (33.93%) LAN
12 34 (30.36%) Network Security
13 30 (26.79%) VMware
14 29 (25.89%) CCNP
14 29 (25.89%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (25.00%) CCNA
16 27 (24.11%) ITIL
17 25 (22.32%) BGP
17 25 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (21.43%) Juniper
19 23 (20.54%) DNS
19 23 (20.54%) Windows
19 23 (20.54%) EIGRP
20 22 (19.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
21 21 (18.75%) Internet
21 21 (18.75%) UNIX
21 21 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
22 20 (17.86%) OSPF
22 20 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
23 19 (16.96%) Finance

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 15 (13.39%) IIS
2 14 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 13 (11.61%) Apache
4 11 (9.82%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.25%) JBoss
6 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (3.57%) Lync
6 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.68%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.79%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.79%) Liferay
8 2 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (9.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.36%) Office 365
4 4 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.57%) PaaS
5 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (51.79%) Firewall
2 48 (42.86%) WAN
3 45 (40.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 42 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 38 (33.93%) LAN
6 34 (30.36%) Network Security
7 29 (25.89%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (22.32%) BGP
9 23 (20.54%) DNS
9 23 (20.54%) EIGRP
10 22 (19.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 21 (18.75%) Internet
11 21 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (17.86%) OSPF
12 20 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (16.96%) VPN
14 18 (16.07%) SSL
15 17 (15.18%) FWSM
16 15 (13.39%) MPLS
16 15 (13.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) MySQL
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.46%) Redis
5 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.79%) Ant
3 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 17 (15.18%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Marketing
4 4 (3.57%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.29%) Administrator
3 11 (9.82%) Linux Administrator
3 11 (9.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.04%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 8 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
6 6 (5.36%) Account Manager
6 6 (5.36%) Network Administrator
6 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Technical Manager
6 6 (5.36%) Network Support
6 6 (5.36%) Technical Account Manager
6 6 (5.36%) Senior Network Administrator
7 5 (4.46%) Client Account Manager
7 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) Web Services
2 8 (7.14%) Middleware
3 7 (6.25%) Java EE
3 7 (6.25%) XML
4 4 (3.57%) MAPI
5 3 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.68%) AppFabric
5 3 (2.68%) Memcached
6 2 (1.79%) JMS
6 2 (1.79%) JDBC
6 2 (1.79%) JSP
6 2 (1.79%) Servlets
6 2 (1.79%) J2EE
6 2 (1.79%) JMX
6 2 (1.79%) Spring
6 2 (1.79%) WSRP
6 2 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (9.82%) PKI
2 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.36%) CLARiiON
3 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (5.36%) Statistics
4 4 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.57%) BBC
4 4 (3.57%) iPhone
5 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.89%) DTV
6 1 (0.89%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.96%) Linux
2 23 (20.54%) Windows
3 21 (18.75%) UNIX
4 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.57%) Android
7 2 (1.79%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.61%) Load Balancing
2 27 (24.11%) ITIL
3 15 (13.39%) Service Delivery
4 12 (10.71%) Project Management
5 11 (9.82%) Network Management
6 10 (8.93%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (8.04%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (8.04%) Change Management
7 9 (8.04%) Information Security
8 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 8 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.25%) Change Control
10 6 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.36%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.46%) Network Design
11 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.61%) Bash Shell
2 12 (10.71%) SQL
3 10 (8.93%) Python
4 9 (8.04%) Java
4 9 (8.04%) Perl
5 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.79%) C
6 2 (1.79%) C++
6 2 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (34.82%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (25.89%) CCNP
3 28 (25.00%) CCNA
4 14 (12.50%) Degree
5 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (5.36%) VCP5
7 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (5.36%) MCSE
7 6 (5.36%) CCIE
7 6 (5.36%) HP AIS
7 6 (5.36%) HP ASE
7 6 (5.36%) MCITP
8 5 (4.46%) CCSA
9 3 (2.68%) CCSE
10 2 (1.79%) CISSP
10 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.89%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.89%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.61%) vSphere
3 9 (8.04%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.46%) Firmware
6 4 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.79%) iptables
7 2 (1.79%) Docker
8 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (10.71%) FortiGate
3 10 (8.93%) Cacti
3 10 (8.93%) OpenNMS
4 4 (3.57%) Puppet
5 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.68%) Nagios
5 3 (2.68%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.79%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.79%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.89%) vMotion
Vendors
1 102 (91.07%) F5
2 71 (63.39%) Cisco
3 40 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 30 (26.79%) VMware
5 24 (21.43%) Juniper
6 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
7 13 (11.61%) Fortinet
8 10 (8.93%) Citrix
9 9 (8.04%) SolarWinds
9 9 (8.04%) HP
10 8 (7.14%) Oracle
11 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
12 6 (5.36%) Dell
12 6 (5.36%) EMC
12 6 (5.36%) Adobe
13 5 (4.46%) hybris
13 5 (4.46%) Nortel
14 4 (3.57%) Rackspace
14 4 (3.57%) Polycom
14 4 (3.57%) Riverbed
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