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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 561 558 584
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 67 59 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.80% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 45
Average salary £46,250 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.56% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +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
7705 7358 8510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.46% 16.34% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6391 6132 7219
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(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 +24 39 £45,000 -25.00% 2
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 87 (83.65%) F5
2 74 (71.15%) Linux
3 54 (51.92%) Firewall
4 48 (46.15%) WAN
5 46 (44.23%) Load Balancing
6 45 (43.27%) MySQL
7 44 (42.31%) Ruby
7 44 (42.31%) Puppet
8 43 (41.35%) VMware
9 42 (40.38%) Python
10 41 (39.42%) Tomcat
10 41 (39.42%) Cisco
11 40 (38.46%) LAN
11 40 (38.46%) Apache
11 40 (38.46%) KVM
11 40 (38.46%) Salt
11 40 (38.46%) Xen
12 39 (37.50%) Nagios
13 38 (36.54%) Perl
14 37 (35.58%) nginx
15 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (33.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 35 (33.65%) Cisco Certification
16 34 (32.69%) ITIL
17 33 (31.73%) VPN
17 33 (31.73%) CheckPoint
17 33 (31.73%) Cacti
18 32 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 32 (30.77%) Network Security

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 41 (39.42%) Tomcat
2 40 (38.46%) Apache
3 37 (35.58%) nginx
4 28 (26.92%) WebLogic
5 12 (11.54%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.88%) Jetty
7 2 (1.92%) IIS
7 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (51.92%) Firewall
2 48 (46.15%) WAN
3 40 (38.46%) LAN
4 35 (33.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 33 (31.73%) VPN
6 32 (30.77%) Network Security
7 29 (27.88%) NetScaler
8 28 (26.92%) TCP/IP
9 20 (19.23%) DNS
10 18 (17.31%) MPLS
11 13 (12.50%) TACACS
11 13 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (12.50%) Wireless
12 12 (11.54%) BGP
13 11 (10.58%) EIGRP
13 11 (10.58%) OSPF
14 10 (9.62%) IPsec
14 10 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (9.62%) Multicast
15 7 (6.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (43.27%) MySQL
2 28 (26.92%) DB2
3 13 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 13 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 13 (12.50%) Redis
4 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (6.73%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (0.96%) Games
3 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 38 (36.54%) Administrator
3 36 (34.62%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
5 14 (13.46%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (8.65%) Network Administrator
8 9 (8.65%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (8.65%) Security Engineer
9 8 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.81%) Network Team Leader
10 5 (4.81%) Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Network Architect
12 3 (2.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 3 (2.88%) Cisco Engineer
12 3 (2.88%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) XML
2 2 (1.92%) LAMP
2 2 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (0.96%) Memcached
3 1 (0.96%) HTML
3 1 (0.96%) .NET
3 1 (0.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.65%) Open Source
3 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.81%) Statistics
4 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.96%) Replication
5 1 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 74 (71.15%) Linux
2 32 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (27.88%) Windows
3 29 (27.88%) CentOS
4 28 (26.92%) Ubuntu
5 8 (7.69%) UNIX
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.23%) Load Balancing
2 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (32.69%) ITIL
4 28 (26.92%) Statistical Analysis
5 17 (16.35%) Data Security
6 15 (14.42%) Configuration Management
7 14 (13.46%) E-Commerce
7 14 (13.46%) Network Management
8 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 13 (12.50%) OOP
8 13 (12.50%) OO
8 13 (12.50%) DevOps
9 12 (11.54%) SIEM
10 11 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.69%) Project Management
12 7 (6.73%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (5.77%) Network Architecture
14 5 (4.81%) Time Management
14 5 (4.81%) Low Latency
15 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.31%) Ruby
2 42 (40.38%) Python
3 38 (36.54%) Perl
4 28 (26.92%) Bash Shell
5 14 (13.46%) Java
6 7 (6.73%) SQL
7 6 (5.77%) PHP
8 3 (2.88%) C
9 1 (0.96%) VBScript
9 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (33.65%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (27.88%) CCNP
3 15 (14.42%) CCSE
4 11 (10.58%) Degree
4 11 (10.58%) CCNA
5 8 (7.69%) CCIE
6 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.88%) MCSE
8 2 (1.92%) JNCIE
8 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.92%) CCDP
9 1 (0.96%) CCSP
9 1 (0.96%) CCSA
9 1 (0.96%) MCITP
9 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.31%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (38.46%) Xen
1 40 (38.46%) KVM
2 35 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.46%) Varnish
4 2 (1.92%) NLBS
4 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.96%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.96%) XenApp
5 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.96%) vSphere
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (42.31%) Puppet
2 40 (38.46%) Salt
3 39 (37.50%) Nagios
4 33 (31.73%) Cacti
5 29 (27.88%) Ansible
6 28 (26.92%) ZABBIX
6 28 (26.92%) CFEngine
7 13 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (12.50%) HAProxy
8 10 (9.62%) Vagrant
9 9 (8.65%) Ganglia
10 5 (4.81%) HP SiteScope
10 5 (4.81%) RANCID
11 4 (3.85%) logstash
11 4 (3.85%) collectd
11 4 (3.85%) StatsD
12 3 (2.88%) FortiGate
13 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
13 2 (1.92%) WSUS
14 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 87 (83.65%) F5
2 43 (41.35%) VMware
3 41 (39.42%) Cisco
4 33 (31.73%) CheckPoint
5 31 (29.81%) Red Hat
6 30 (28.85%) Oracle
7 29 (27.88%) JBoss
7 29 (27.88%) Citrix
8 16 (15.38%) SonicWALL
9 14 (13.46%) Sophos
10 13 (12.50%) Juniper
11 12 (11.54%) Rackspace
11 12 (11.54%) SaltStack
12 9 (8.65%) Aruba
12 9 (8.65%) SolarWinds
13 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
14 6 (5.77%) Nortel
15 4 (3.85%) IronPort
16 3 (2.88%) Sourcefire
17 2 (1.92%) Fortinet
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