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 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 550 579 573
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 63 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 59 17 39
Average salary £59,500 £45,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.22% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,400 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £58,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
7146 6724 8593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.22% 15.92% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6040 5443 7277
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 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
City of London +9 14 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Surbiton - 5 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £47,500 - 1
Croydon - 2 £51,250 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 95 (87.16%) F5
2 84 (77.06%) Cisco
3 62 (56.88%) Firewall
4 52 (47.71%) WAN
5 47 (43.12%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (42.20%) LAN
7 42 (38.53%) Load Balancing
8 41 (37.61%) VMware
9 40 (36.70%) Linux
10 37 (33.94%) ITIL
10 37 (33.94%) CCNP
11 36 (33.03%) CCNA
12 35 (32.11%) TCP/IP
13 33 (30.28%) Juniper
14 31 (28.44%) Network Security
15 29 (26.61%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (25.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 26 (23.85%) CheckPoint
18 25 (22.94%) DNS
18 25 (22.94%) MySQL
19 24 (22.02%) Apache
19 24 (22.02%) VPN
20 23 (21.10%) Tomcat
20 23 (21.10%) Finance
21 22 (20.18%) Red Hat
21 22 (20.18%) Cisco IOS
22 21 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
22 21 (19.27%) OSPF
22 21 (19.27%) Windows
23 20 (18.35%) Internet

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (22.02%) Apache
2 23 (21.10%) Tomcat
3 13 (11.93%) JBoss
4 9 (8.26%) nginx
5 8 (7.34%) WebLogic
5 8 (7.34%) Apache Solr
6 6 (5.50%) IIS
6 6 (5.50%) Jetty
7 2 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Office 365
2 4 (3.67%) GitHub
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (56.88%) Firewall
2 52 (47.71%) WAN
3 46 (42.20%) LAN
4 35 (32.11%) TCP/IP
5 31 (28.44%) Network Security
6 29 (26.61%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (25.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 25 (22.94%) DNS
9 24 (22.02%) VPN
10 22 (20.18%) Cisco IOS
11 21 (19.27%) OSPF
12 20 (18.35%) Internet
12 20 (18.35%) FWSM
13 18 (16.51%) SAN
13 18 (16.51%) BGP
13 18 (16.51%) SSL
14 17 (15.60%) WLAN
15 16 (14.68%) EIGRP
15 16 (14.68%) Wireless
16 11 (10.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) MySQL
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.59%) DB2
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.75%) Redis
5 3 (2.75%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Law
4 2 (1.83%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (36.70%) Network Engineer
2 28 (25.69%) Administrator
3 21 (19.27%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (13.76%) Team Leader
4 15 (13.76%) Network Team Leader
5 14 (12.84%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (11.01%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (6.42%) Network Administrator
10 7 (6.42%) Security Engineer
10 7 (6.42%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) UNIX Administrator
11 6 (5.50%) UNIX Specialist
11 6 (5.50%) Linux Specialist
12 5 (4.59%) Network Support
12 5 (4.59%) Support Team Leader
12 5 (4.59%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) XML
2 6 (5.50%) Middleware
2 6 (5.50%) Web Services
3 4 (3.67%) .NET
3 4 (3.67%) Memcached
4 2 (1.83%) LAMP
4 2 (1.83%) CSS
4 2 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.92%) Java EE
5 1 (0.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) CLARiiON
4 4 (3.67%) Open Source
4 4 (3.67%) PKI
5 2 (1.83%) Replication
5 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.92%) Statistics
6 1 (0.92%) IVR
6 1 (0.92%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.70%) Linux
2 21 (19.27%) Windows
3 15 (13.76%) UNIX
4 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (7.34%) CentOS
6 8 (7.34%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.53%) Load Balancing
2 37 (33.94%) ITIL
3 15 (13.76%) Change Management
4 12 (11.01%) Network Management
5 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.26%) Line Management
6 9 (8.26%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (6.42%) Project Management
8 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.50%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (4.59%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.67%) Network Design
11 3 (2.75%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.75%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.75%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.60%) Python
1 17 (15.60%) Ruby
2 12 (11.01%) SQL
3 10 (9.17%) Perl
3 10 (9.17%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.50%) Java
5 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.92%) C
6 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (43.12%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (33.94%) CCNP
3 36 (33.03%) CCNA
4 16 (14.68%) CCIE
5 10 (9.17%) Degree
6 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.50%) MCITP
7 5 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.67%) CCDP
8 4 (3.67%) VCP5
8 4 (3.67%) HP AIS
8 4 (3.67%) HP ASE
9 3 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.75%) CCSE
9 3 (2.75%) CCIP
9 3 (2.75%) CISSP
9 3 (2.75%) CCDA
9 3 (2.75%) CCSA
10 2 (1.83%) MCSE
10 2 (1.83%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.84%) vSphere
3 10 (9.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.42%) Xen
4 7 (6.42%) Varnish
4 7 (6.42%) KVM
5 6 (5.50%) Firmware
6 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.83%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) Puppet
2 16 (14.68%) Cacti
3 15 (13.76%) Nagios
4 9 (8.26%) Ansible
5 7 (6.42%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (6.42%) Salt
5 7 (6.42%) RANCID
6 6 (5.50%) Backup Exec
7 5 (4.59%) ZABBIX
7 5 (4.59%) CFEngine
7 5 (4.59%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (2.75%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.75%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.75%) Graphite
9 2 (1.83%) collectd
9 2 (1.83%) StatsD
9 2 (1.83%) logstash
9 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.83%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 95 (87.16%) F5
2 84 (77.06%) Cisco
3 41 (37.61%) VMware
4 33 (30.28%) Juniper
5 26 (23.85%) CheckPoint
6 22 (20.18%) Red Hat
7 15 (13.76%) Microsoft
8 14 (12.84%) SolarWinds
9 9 (8.26%) Nortel
9 9 (8.26%) Citrix
10 8 (7.34%) Oracle
10 8 (7.34%) hybris
11 6 (5.50%) HP
11 6 (5.50%) Aruba
12 4 (3.67%) Dell
12 4 (3.67%) EMC
12 4 (3.67%) Rackspace
12 4 (3.67%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.67%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.75%) NetScout
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + y
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Vodafone Group
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 26 days ago