The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 632 562 624
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +62
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 30 49 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.58% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 40 31
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £55,300 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7742 8515 9344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.60% 18.74% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6344 7009 7940
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BIG-IP
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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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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
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City of London -17 5 £46,250 -2.63%
Hounslow - 1 £35,000 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (64.06%) Linux
2 37 (57.81%) F5
3 32 (50.00%) Java
4 31 (48.44%) Windows
5 29 (45.31%) Cisco
6 27 (42.19%) WAN
7 25 (39.06%) Firewall
8 23 (35.94%) Tomcat
9 22 (34.38%) LAN
10 21 (32.81%) OO
11 20 (31.25%) Oracle
11 20 (31.25%) Open Source
12 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (29.69%) Ruby
13 18 (28.13%) XML
13 18 (28.13%) Computer Science
14 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (26.56%) CheckPoint
15 16 (25.00%) Finance
15 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 16 (25.00%) SQL
15 16 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 15 (23.44%) HTML
16 15 (23.44%) CSS
16 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
17 14 (21.88%) MPLS
17 14 (21.88%) Cocoa
17 14 (21.88%) Objective-C
17 14 (21.88%) Data Modelling
17 14 (21.88%) MySQL

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (35.94%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.94%) OpenStack
3 6 (9.38%) Apache
4 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.69%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) WAN
2 25 (39.06%) Firewall
3 22 (34.38%) LAN
4 16 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (21.88%) MPLS
6 11 (17.19%) Network Security
6 11 (17.19%) EIGRP
7 10 (15.63%) SAN
7 10 (15.63%) VPN
7 10 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (14.06%) Ethernet
8 9 (14.06%) DSL
8 9 (14.06%) Internet
9 8 (12.50%) DNS
9 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 8 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (10.94%) Wireless
10 7 (10.94%) Multicast
11 6 (9.38%) HTTP
11 6 (9.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) Redis
2 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.94%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) JUnit
1 12 (18.75%) Subversion
1 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 12 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Legal
3 6 (9.38%) Banking
4 5 (7.81%) Law
5 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
7 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Administrator
3 10 (15.63%) Team Leader
4 9 (14.06%) Developer
5 8 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (12.50%) Network Support
5 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Java Team Leader
6 7 (10.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Systems Support
7 6 (9.38%) Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Linux Support
7 6 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (7.81%) Cisco Support
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) XML
2 15 (23.44%) HTML
2 15 (23.44%) CSS
3 14 (21.88%) Cocoa
3 14 (21.88%) Spring
3 14 (21.88%) UIKit
4 13 (20.31%) Java EE
5 12 (18.75%) Struts
5 12 (18.75%) Web Services
5 12 (18.75%) DOM
5 12 (18.75%) XSL
5 12 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (18.75%) Velocity
5 12 (18.75%) JSON
5 12 (18.75%) jQuery
5 12 (18.75%) HTML5
5 12 (18.75%) Protocol Buffers
5 12 (18.75%) CSS3
6 6 (9.38%) X-Windows
6 6 (9.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Open Source
2 18 (28.13%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.38%) iSeries
4 4 (6.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Linux
2 31 (48.44%) Windows
3 14 (21.88%) Oracle Linux
3 14 (21.88%) Apple iOS
3 14 (21.88%) Windows Phone
4 10 (15.63%) CentOS
5 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.13%) UNIX
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) OO
2 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
4 14 (21.88%) Data Modelling
4 14 (21.88%) TDD
4 14 (21.88%) Memory Management
4 14 (21.88%) iOS Development
5 12 (18.75%) ITIL
5 12 (18.75%) Scrum
6 10 (15.63%) Project Management
6 10 (15.63%) Load Balancing
7 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.94%) Time Management
8 7 (10.94%) High Availability
8 7 (10.94%) OOP
9 6 (9.38%) Service Management
9 6 (9.38%) BCP
9 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (29.69%) Ruby
3 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.00%) SQL
4 14 (21.88%) Objective-C
5 13 (20.31%) Python
6 7 (10.94%) Perl
7 6 (9.38%) sed
7 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.38%) AWK
8 4 (6.25%) VBScript
9 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.75%) CCNP
3 10 (15.63%) CCNA
4 8 (12.50%) Degree
5 6 (9.38%) RHCE
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.69%) CCIE
8 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.56%) CCSA
9 1 (1.56%) CCVP
9 1 (1.56%) CCSE
9 1 (1.56%) CCENT
9 1 (1.56%) CCSP
9 1 (1.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (20.31%) Xen
2 7 (10.94%) Varnish
2 7 (10.94%) KVM
3 6 (9.38%) Samba
3 6 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (9.38%) Sendmail
3 6 (9.38%) VMware Server
3 6 (9.38%) NLBS
4 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.81%) XenApp
4 5 (7.81%) XenDesktop
4 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Puppet
2 9 (14.06%) Nagios
3 7 (10.94%) Vagrant
3 7 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.94%) HAProxy
3 7 (10.94%) collectd
3 7 (10.94%) StatsD
4 6 (9.38%) Tivoli
4 6 (9.38%) FortiGate
4 6 (9.38%) YUM
5 5 (7.81%) WSUS
6 3 (4.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.56%) SCCM
8 1 (1.56%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (1.56%) Cacti
8 1 (1.56%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (57.81%) F5
2 29 (45.31%) Cisco
3 20 (31.25%) Oracle
4 17 (26.56%) CheckPoint
5 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
5 13 (20.31%) VMware
6 8 (12.50%) Juniper
7 7 (10.94%) Rackspace
7 7 (10.94%) HP
8 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.38%) JBoss
8 6 (9.38%) EMC
8 6 (9.38%) IBM
8 6 (9.38%) Blue Coat
9 5 (7.81%) Citrix
9 5 (7.81%) Reuters
10 3 (4.69%) CA
11 2 (3.13%) Nortel
11 2 (3.13%) Nokia
11 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
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