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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 570 584 560
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 58 69 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.87% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32 63 33
Average salary £56,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.44% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +0.50%
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
6892 7886 7536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.53% 16.30% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5838 6547 6180
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 12 £72,500 +61.11% 2
Hounslow - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £39,500 -
Paddington - 1 - -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 88 (77.19%) F5
2 72 (63.16%) Cisco
3 56 (49.12%) CheckPoint
4 53 (46.49%) Firewall
5 51 (44.74%) Linux
6 49 (42.98%) WAN
6 49 (42.98%) Load Balancing
7 48 (42.11%) Data Centre
8 47 (41.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 41 (35.96%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (31.58%) TCP/IP
10 36 (31.58%) Network Security
11 35 (30.70%) BGP
12 34 (29.82%) CCNP
13 33 (28.95%) LAN
14 32 (28.07%) Cisco ASA
15 31 (27.19%) Wireless
15 31 (27.19%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (25.44%) MPLS
17 28 (24.56%) VPN
18 27 (23.68%) EIGRP
19 25 (21.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 22 (19.30%) OSPF
20 22 (19.30%) CCNA
21 20 (17.54%) IPsec
21 20 (17.54%) Cisco CUCM
21 20 (17.54%) FWSM
22 19 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
23 18 (15.79%) Investment Management
23 18 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (12.28%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.40%) WebSphere
2 13 (11.40%) Apache
3 12 (10.53%) IIS
4 10 (8.77%) JBoss
5 5 (4.39%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.51%) Lync
6 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.51%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.75%) Node.js
8 2 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.75%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.75%) Commerce Server
8 2 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 17 (14.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.63%) Office 365
5 2 (1.75%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (46.49%) Firewall
2 49 (42.98%) WAN
3 47 (41.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 36 (31.58%) Network Security
4 36 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 35 (30.70%) BGP
6 33 (28.95%) LAN
7 32 (28.07%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (27.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (27.19%) Wireless
9 29 (25.44%) MPLS
10 28 (24.56%) VPN
11 27 (23.68%) EIGRP
12 25 (21.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 22 (19.30%) OSPF
14 20 (17.54%) IPsec
14 20 (17.54%) FWSM
15 19 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (14.91%) HSRP
16 17 (14.91%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) MySQL
3 5 (4.39%) Redis
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.75%) OLAP
5 2 (1.75%) OLTP
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.75%) Ant
3 2 (1.75%) Maven
3 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (11.40%) Banking
2 9 (7.89%) Advertising
3 8 (7.02%) Finance
4 5 (4.39%) Marketing
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Games
6 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.70%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.54%) Administrator
3 18 (15.79%) Network Support
4 17 (14.91%) Senior Network Analyst
4 17 (14.91%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (14.91%) Network Analyst
4 17 (14.91%) Analyst
5 16 (14.04%) Support Analyst
5 16 (14.04%) Network Support Analyst
5 16 (14.04%) Senior Support Analyst
5 16 (14.04%) Senior Network Support
5 16 (14.04%) Senior Network Support Analyst
6 14 (12.28%) Network Administrator
7 12 (10.53%) Senior Network Administrator
8 8 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (6.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.14%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.26%) Account Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Technical Account Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) 802.1X
2 9 (7.89%) XML
2 9 (7.89%) XMPP
3 7 (6.14%) Java EE
3 7 (6.14%) Web Services
4 5 (4.39%) Middleware
5 4 (3.51%) MAPI
6 3 (2.63%) Memcached
6 3 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.63%) AppFabric
7 2 (1.75%) REST
7 2 (1.75%) Express
7 2 (1.75%) JSON
7 2 (1.75%) WSRP
7 2 (1.75%) jQuery
7 2 (1.75%) HTML5
7 2 (1.75%) XSLT
7 2 (1.75%) JMS
7 2 (1.75%) HTML
7 2 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.40%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (7.89%) PKI
4 6 (5.26%) Statistics
4 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.39%) BBC
5 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.51%) iPhone
6 4 (3.51%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.63%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.75%) DataPower
8 2 (1.75%) Clustering
8 2 (1.75%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.88%) Equities
9 1 (0.88%) IVR
9 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 51 (44.74%) Linux
2 17 (14.91%) UNIX
2 17 (14.91%) Windows
3 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.51%) Android
7 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.75%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.75%) CentOS
8 2 (1.75%) SUSE
8 2 (1.75%) Debian
8 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.75%) AIX
8 2 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.98%) Load Balancing
2 18 (15.79%) Investment Management
2 18 (15.79%) Project Management
3 17 (14.91%) Network Management
4 15 (13.16%) Service Delivery
5 13 (11.40%) ITIL
6 10 (8.77%) Information Security
6 10 (8.77%) Network Design
7 8 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.14%) Network Architecture
8 7 (6.14%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (6.14%) Change Control
9 6 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.39%) Content Management
10 5 (4.39%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (4.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.40%) Bash Shell
2 12 (10.53%) Perl
2 12 (10.53%) Python
3 11 (9.65%) Java
4 10 (8.77%) Shell Script
5 9 (7.89%) SQL
6 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.75%) PHP
7 2 (1.75%) Jython
7 2 (1.75%) Ruby
7 2 (1.75%) Korn
7 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.75%) C
7 2 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (35.96%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (29.82%) CCNP
3 22 (19.30%) CCNA
4 14 (12.28%) CCSA
5 11 (9.65%) CCIE
6 10 (8.77%) Degree
7 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (5.26%) MCSE
8 6 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.51%) CCSP
10 3 (2.63%) CCSE
10 3 (2.63%) MCITP
10 3 (2.63%) HP AIS
10 3 (2.63%) HP ASE
10 3 (2.63%) VCP5
11 2 (1.75%) OSCP
11 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.75%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.88%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.89%) vSphere
3 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.75%) XenServer
6 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.75%) Xen
6 2 (1.75%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.75%) pfSense
6 2 (1.75%) KVM
6 2 (1.75%) Docker
6 2 (1.75%) iptables
Systems Management
1 20 (17.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (15.79%) Cacti
2 18 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (14.04%) OpenNMS
4 14 (12.28%) FortiGate
5 10 (8.77%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (3.51%) Puppet
6 4 (3.51%) Nagios
7 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.75%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.75%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 88 (77.19%) F5
2 72 (63.16%) Cisco
3 56 (49.12%) CheckPoint
4 18 (15.79%) VMware
5 15 (13.16%) Fortinet
6 13 (11.40%) Juniper
7 10 (8.77%) Microsoft
7 10 (8.77%) Oracle
7 10 (8.77%) Verint
7 10 (8.77%) CyberTech
8 9 (7.89%) Citrix
9 7 (6.14%) HP
9 7 (6.14%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.26%) Adobe
11 5 (4.39%) Rackspace
12 4 (3.51%) Polycom
13 3 (2.63%) ArcSight
13 3 (2.63%) Radware
14 2 (1.75%) BT
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £400 to £520 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent salary, 20% bonus, full be
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago