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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 565 585 632
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +47
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 74 56 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.14% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.78% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 54 52 16
Average salary £60,000 £59,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.41% +32.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £37,550 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
6498 7193 6845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.82% 17.57% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5522 6066 5530
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Hounslow - 6 £37,500 -
Surbiton +5 2 £67,500 +80.00%
Wimbledon - 1 £70,000 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 109 (92.37%) F5
2 87 (73.73%) Cisco
3 71 (60.17%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (60.17%) CCNP
4 69 (58.47%) Firewall
5 68 (57.63%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (44.92%) Data Centre
7 52 (44.07%) Linux
8 38 (32.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 37 (31.36%) Network Security
10 36 (30.51%) CCIE
10 36 (30.51%) TCP/IP
11 35 (29.66%) Load Balancing
12 33 (27.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 32 (27.12%) Juniper
14 31 (26.27%) CheckPoint
14 31 (26.27%) Degree
14 31 (26.27%) FWSM
15 30 (25.42%) Cisco PIX
16 29 (24.58%) WAN
17 28 (23.73%) DNS
18 27 (22.88%) BGP
18 27 (22.88%) Cisco IOS
18 27 (22.88%) Bash Shell
19 26 (22.03%) Cacti
20 24 (20.34%) E-Commerce
21 23 (19.49%) Python
21 23 (19.49%) SolarWinds
22 22 (18.64%) Wireless
22 22 (18.64%) Mentoring

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (11.02%) Apache
2 12 (10.17%) nginx
3 10 (8.47%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (8.47%) OpenStack
3 10 (8.47%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.63%) IIS
5 6 (5.08%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.08%) Zimbra
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (58.47%) Firewall
2 68 (57.63%) Cisco ASA
3 38 (32.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 37 (31.36%) Network Security
5 36 (30.51%) TCP/IP
6 33 (27.97%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (26.27%) FWSM
8 30 (25.42%) Cisco PIX
9 29 (24.58%) WAN
10 28 (23.73%) DNS
11 27 (22.88%) BGP
11 27 (22.88%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (18.64%) Wireless
13 21 (17.80%) VPN
14 20 (16.95%) LAN
15 19 (16.10%) VLAN
16 16 (13.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 15 (12.71%) EIGRP
18 13 (11.02%) MPLS
18 13 (11.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.95%) NoSQL
2 16 (13.56%) MySQL
3 13 (11.02%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.32%) Redis
5 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.63%) Couchbase
7 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.69%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Git (software)
1 15 (12.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.63%) Ant
2 9 (7.63%) Maven
3 7 (5.93%) JIRA
4 6 (5.08%) git-flow
5 5 (4.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (7.63%) Banking
1 9 (7.63%) Retail
1 9 (7.63%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.78%) Games
3 5 (4.24%) Finance
4 4 (3.39%) Legal
5 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (26.27%) Network Engineer
2 21 (17.80%) Analyst
3 19 (16.10%) Network Analyst
4 15 (12.71%) Architect
5 12 (10.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Juniper Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Network Administrator
6 11 (9.32%) Network Security Analyst
6 11 (9.32%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.47%) Administrator
7 10 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (8.47%) Senior Network Administrator
8 9 (7.63%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) IP Specialist
8 9 (7.63%) Technical Architect
8 9 (7.63%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (6.78%) Network Support
9 8 (6.78%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) LAMP
1 12 (10.17%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (5.08%) 802.1X
2 6 (5.08%) Web Services
3 4 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.54%) Memcached
5 1 (0.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
5 1 (0.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 53 (44.92%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.71%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.63%) Statistics
5 8 (6.78%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.24%) Online Games
6 5 (4.24%) PKI
7 4 (3.39%) iPad
8 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.54%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.69%) Handset
9 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.69%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.07%) Linux
2 21 (17.80%) Windows
3 16 (13.56%) Unix
4 14 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.78%) CentOS
8 7 (5.93%) CatOS
9 6 (5.08%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.39%) Windows Server
11 3 (2.54%) Debian
12 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.66%) Load Balancing
2 24 (20.34%) E-Commerce
3 22 (18.64%) Mentoring
4 20 (16.95%) Service Delivery
5 17 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.41%) Fault Analysis
5 17 (14.41%) Problem Management
6 16 (13.56%) ITIL
7 12 (10.17%) Change Management
7 12 (10.17%) Configuration Management
7 12 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.32%) Security Architecture
9 10 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.63%) BDD
10 9 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (7.63%) Incident Management
10 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.63%) Project Management
10 9 (7.63%) Service Management
10 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.88%) Bash Shell
2 23 (19.49%) Python
3 12 (10.17%) Ruby
4 9 (7.63%) Java
4 9 (7.63%) SQL
5 7 (5.93%) Perl
5 7 (5.93%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.54%) PHP
8 2 (1.69%) VBScript
9 1 (0.85%) C#
9 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (60.17%) CCNP
1 71 (60.17%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (30.51%) CCIE
3 31 (26.27%) Degree
4 17 (14.41%) CCNA
5 13 (11.02%) CCDP
6 9 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (7.63%) MCSE
6 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (5.93%) JNCIA
7 7 (5.93%) MCP
8 6 (5.08%) CCSP
9 4 (3.39%) CCSA
10 3 (2.54%) CCSE
11 1 (0.85%) CCDA
11 1 (0.85%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) SLA
2 5 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.63%) iptables
3 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.08%) NFS
4 6 (5.08%) Snort
4 6 (5.08%) Squid
5 4 (3.39%) vSphere
6 3 (2.54%) Docker
6 3 (2.54%) Varnish
7 2 (1.69%) Firmware
8 1 (0.85%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 26 (22.03%) Cacti
2 21 (17.80%) Nagios
2 21 (17.80%) SolarWinds Orion
3 17 (14.41%) Puppet
4 14 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (7.63%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (7.63%) HAProxy
5 9 (7.63%) OpenNMS
6 6 (5.08%) logstash
6 6 (5.08%) ZABBIX
7 5 (4.24%) Ansible
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (2.54%) CFEngine
8 3 (2.54%) Nmap
9 2 (1.69%) Graphite
10 1 (0.85%) Endace
Vendors
1 109 (92.37%) F5
2 87 (73.73%) Cisco
3 32 (27.12%) Juniper
4 31 (26.27%) CheckPoint
5 23 (19.49%) SolarWinds
6 19 (16.10%) VMware
7 18 (15.25%) Oracle
8 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
9 11 (9.32%) Nokia
10 7 (5.93%) Palo Alto
11 6 (5.08%) Splunk
12 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.24%) Tandberg
13 3 (2.54%) Mercator
13 3 (2.54%) NetApp
14 2 (1.69%) Dell
14 2 (1.69%) HP
14 2 (1.69%) hybris
14 2 (1.69%) Rackspace
14 2 (1.69%) Siemens
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