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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 579 573 569
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 51 48 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.66% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 43
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £75,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.11% +12.50%
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
7335 7251 9161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6221 5941 7785
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
City of London +10 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surbiton - 6 £37,500 -
Croydon - 2 £51,250 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 90 (84.11%) F5
2 71 (66.36%) Cisco
3 61 (57.01%) Firewall
4 54 (50.47%) WAN
5 49 (45.79%) Linux
5 49 (45.79%) Load Balancing
6 48 (44.86%) VMware
7 47 (43.93%) LAN
8 43 (40.19%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (34.58%) MySQL
9 37 (34.58%) ITIL
10 36 (33.64%) Apache
11 35 (32.71%) Tomcat
11 35 (32.71%) CCNP
12 31 (28.97%) Python
12 31 (28.97%) CCNA
12 31 (28.97%) Juniper
12 31 (28.97%) Ruby
12 31 (28.97%) Puppet
13 30 (28.04%) Red Hat
14 29 (27.10%) Nagios
14 29 (27.10%) Network Security
14 29 (27.10%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (26.17%) VPN
16 27 (25.23%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (25.23%) Cacti
17 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (22.43%) Perl
18 24 (22.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 23 (21.50%) JBoss

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 36 (33.64%) Apache
2 35 (32.71%) Tomcat
3 23 (21.50%) JBoss
3 23 (21.50%) nginx
4 18 (16.82%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.61%) Jetty
5 6 (5.61%) Apache Solr
5 6 (5.61%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.87%) IIS
6 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) GitHub
2 3 (2.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (57.01%) Firewall
2 54 (50.47%) WAN
3 47 (43.93%) LAN
4 29 (27.10%) Network Security
5 28 (26.17%) VPN
6 27 (25.23%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (22.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 22 (20.56%) TCP/IP
9 21 (19.63%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (17.76%) NetScaler
10 19 (17.76%) Wireless
11 18 (16.82%) Internet
11 18 (16.82%) WLAN
11 18 (16.82%) FWSM
12 17 (15.89%) EIGRP
13 16 (14.95%) OSPF
14 15 (14.02%) DNS
15 13 (12.15%) BGP
15 13 (12.15%) SAN
15 13 (12.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.58%) MySQL
2 15 (14.02%) DB2
3 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.54%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.54%) Redis
3 7 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (15.89%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Law
2 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) Legal
3 2 (1.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (35.51%) Network Engineer
1 38 (35.51%) Administrator
2 33 (30.84%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (14.95%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (14.02%) Network Team Leader
4 15 (14.02%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (14.02%) Team Leader
5 13 (12.15%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (11.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 11 (10.28%) Network Administrator
8 8 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (5.61%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (5.61%) UNIX Specialist
9 6 (5.61%) Linux Specialist
10 5 (4.67%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Network Designer
11 4 (3.74%) Network Support
11 4 (3.74%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) XML
2 4 (3.74%) .NET
2 4 (3.74%) Memcached
3 2 (1.87%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.87%) CSS
3 2 (1.87%) Web Services
3 2 (1.87%) LAMP
4 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.93%) Java EE
4 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.48%) Open Source
3 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.74%) PKI
5 3 (2.80%) Statistics
6 2 (1.87%) Replication
6 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.93%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 49 (45.79%) Linux
2 20 (18.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (16.82%) Ubuntu
3 18 (16.82%) CentOS
4 15 (14.02%) Windows
5 10 (9.35%) UNIX
6 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.79%) Load Balancing
2 37 (34.58%) ITIL
3 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.82%) Network Management
5 15 (14.02%) Statistical Analysis
6 14 (13.08%) Change Management
7 11 (10.28%) Line Management
8 10 (9.35%) Project Management
9 9 (8.41%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.48%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.54%) OOP
11 7 (6.54%) OO
11 7 (6.54%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.54%) DevOps
12 5 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (4.67%) Network Architecture
13 4 (3.74%) Change Control
14 3 (2.80%) WAN Optimisation
14 3 (2.80%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.97%) Python
1 31 (28.97%) Ruby
2 24 (22.43%) Perl
3 18 (16.82%) Bash Shell
4 10 (9.35%) Java
5 8 (7.48%) SQL
6 5 (4.67%) PHP
7 2 (1.87%) C
7 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (40.19%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (32.71%) CCNP
3 31 (28.97%) CCNA
4 19 (17.76%) CCIE
5 8 (7.48%) Degree
6 5 (4.67%) CCDP
7 3 (2.80%) CCDA
7 3 (2.80%) CCIP
7 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.80%) CCSA
8 2 (1.87%) CCSE
8 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.87%) JNCIE
8 2 (1.87%) MCITP
8 2 (1.87%) MCSE
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.87%) CCSP
8 2 (1.87%) CISSP
9 1 (0.93%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (27.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (19.63%) Xen
2 21 (19.63%) KVM
3 11 (10.28%) Varnish
4 8 (7.48%) vSphere
5 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.87%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (28.97%) Puppet
2 29 (27.10%) Nagios
3 27 (25.23%) Cacti
4 21 (19.63%) Salt
5 19 (17.76%) Ansible
6 15 (14.02%) ZABBIX
6 15 (14.02%) CFEngine
7 9 (8.41%) HP SiteScope
7 9 (8.41%) RANCID
8 7 (6.54%) Graphite
8 7 (6.54%) Vagrant
8 7 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (6.54%) HAProxy
9 6 (5.61%) Backup Exec
10 5 (4.67%) Ganglia
11 4 (3.74%) FortiGate
12 2 (1.87%) collectd
12 2 (1.87%) StatsD
12 2 (1.87%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 90 (84.11%) F5
2 71 (66.36%) Cisco
3 48 (44.86%) VMware
4 31 (28.97%) Juniper
5 30 (28.04%) Red Hat
6 21 (19.63%) CheckPoint
7 19 (17.76%) Citrix
8 18 (16.82%) Oracle
9 15 (14.02%) SolarWinds
10 13 (12.15%) Aruba
11 7 (6.54%) Rackspace
12 6 (5.61%) SaltStack
12 6 (5.61%) hybris
12 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
13 5 (4.67%) Nortel
14 4 (3.74%) IronPort
15 3 (2.80%) Blue Coat
15 3 (2.80%) Sourcefire
16 2 (1.87%) Fortinet
16 2 (1.87%) CA
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