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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 555 584 570
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 62 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.083% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57 17 46
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
7289 6837 8551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.60% 15.71% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6092 5520 7171
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +16 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £42,500 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £37,500 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (86.36%) F5
2 82 (74.55%) Cisco
3 67 (60.91%) Firewall
4 53 (48.18%) WAN
5 50 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (42.73%) LAN
7 39 (35.45%) TCP/IP
8 38 (34.55%) CCNA
8 38 (34.55%) VMware
9 37 (33.64%) CCNP
9 37 (33.64%) Linux
10 36 (32.73%) ITIL
11 34 (30.91%) Load Balancing
12 32 (29.09%) Juniper
13 31 (28.18%) CheckPoint
14 28 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (24.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 26 (23.64%) Network Security
16 26 (23.64%) DNS
17 24 (21.82%) Finance
18 23 (20.91%) Internet
19 22 (20.00%) OSPF
19 22 (20.00%) Windows
20 21 (19.09%) VPN
20 21 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
21 20 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
21 20 (18.18%) UNIX
22 19 (17.27%) SAN
22 19 (17.27%) Tomcat
23 18 (16.36%) Apache

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 19 (17.27%) Tomcat
2 18 (16.36%) Apache
3 11 (10.00%) IIS
4 10 (9.09%) JBoss
5 8 (7.27%) Apache Solr
6 5 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.64%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.73%) Jetty
8 3 (2.73%) nginx
9 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.91%) Liferay
10 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.36%) Office 365
3 4 (3.64%) PaaS
4 3 (2.73%) GitHub
5 2 (1.82%) SaaS
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 67 (60.91%) Firewall
2 53 (48.18%) WAN
3 47 (42.73%) LAN
4 39 (35.45%) TCP/IP
5 28 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (24.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 26 (23.64%) Network Security
7 26 (23.64%) DNS
8 23 (20.91%) Internet
9 22 (20.00%) OSPF
10 21 (19.09%) VPN
11 20 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (17.27%) SAN
13 18 (16.36%) BGP
13 18 (16.36%) SSL
14 17 (15.45%) Wireless
14 17 (15.45%) FWSM
15 16 (14.55%) EIGRP
16 14 (12.73%) WLAN
16 14 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.36%) MySQL
2 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.73%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (21.82%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Law
4 2 (1.82%) Legal
4 2 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (39.09%) Network Engineer
2 20 (18.18%) Administrator
3 16 (14.55%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (11.82%) Network Team Leader
4 13 (11.82%) Team Leader
5 12 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (10.91%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 8 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Linux Specialist
10 6 (5.45%) UNIX Administrator
10 6 (5.45%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) UNIX Specialist
10 6 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Network Support
11 5 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
11 5 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
12 4 (3.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) Web Services
2 7 (6.36%) XML
2 7 (6.36%) Middleware
3 4 (3.64%) Java EE
3 4 (3.64%) .NET
4 3 (2.73%) Memcached
5 2 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.82%) CSS
6 1 (0.91%) JDBC
6 1 (0.91%) JSP
6 1 (0.91%) Servlets
6 1 (0.91%) J2EE
6 1 (0.91%) COM
6 1 (0.91%) JMS
6 1 (0.91%) WSRP
6 1 (0.91%) JMX
6 1 (0.91%) Spring
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) PKI
2 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.45%) CLARiiON
4 4 (3.64%) Statistics
5 3 (2.73%) Open Source
6 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.82%) BBC
7 1 (0.91%) Replication
7 1 (0.91%) IVR
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.64%) Linux
2 22 (20.00%) Windows
3 20 (18.18%) UNIX
4 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.73%) CentOS
7 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.73%) ITIL
2 34 (30.91%) Load Balancing
3 15 (13.64%) Change Management
4 11 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (8.18%) Network Management
5 9 (8.18%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.27%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.55%) Line Management
8 5 (4.55%) Information Security
8 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.55%) Change Control
8 5 (4.55%) Network Design
9 4 (3.64%) Project Management
9 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.73%) Service Management
10 3 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.73%) SQL
2 13 (11.82%) Python
3 10 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 9 (8.18%) Java
5 8 (7.27%) Perl
5 8 (7.27%) Ruby
6 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.91%) C
7 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (34.55%) CCNA
3 37 (33.64%) CCNP
4 14 (12.73%) CCIE
5 12 (10.91%) Degree
6 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (6.36%) MCITP
9 6 (5.45%) HP AIS
9 6 (5.45%) HP ASE
9 6 (5.45%) VCP5
10 4 (3.64%) MCSE
10 4 (3.64%) CCDP
11 3 (2.73%) CISSP
11 3 (2.73%) CCDA
11 3 (2.73%) CCIP
11 3 (2.73%) CCSA
11 3 (2.73%) CCSE
11 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.45%) vSphere
3 10 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.45%) Firmware
4 6 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.55%) Varnish
6 2 (1.82%) Xen
6 2 (1.82%) KVM
7 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) Puppet
2 8 (7.27%) Nagios
2 8 (7.27%) Cacti
3 7 (6.36%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (3.64%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.64%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (3.64%) RANCID
5 3 (2.73%) Ansible
6 2 (1.82%) logstash
6 2 (1.82%) Salt
6 2 (1.82%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.82%) collectd
6 2 (1.82%) StatsD
6 2 (1.82%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.82%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.82%) Graphite
7 1 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.91%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 95 (86.36%) F5
2 82 (74.55%) Cisco
3 38 (34.55%) VMware
4 32 (29.09%) Juniper
5 31 (28.18%) CheckPoint
6 16 (14.55%) Red Hat
6 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
7 14 (12.73%) SolarWinds
8 9 (8.18%) HP
9 8 (7.27%) hybris
10 7 (6.36%) Nortel
10 7 (6.36%) Citrix
11 6 (5.45%) Dell
11 6 (5.45%) EMC
11 6 (5.45%) Oracle
11 6 (5.45%) Aruba
12 5 (4.55%) Rackspace
12 5 (4.55%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.73%) NetScout
13 3 (2.73%) Blue Coat
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
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