The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 591 573 599
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 32 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.70% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 37
Average salary £45,000 £54,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
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
7783 7111 8458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.53% 16.12% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6435 5950 7152
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the London region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Trend in London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Histogram in London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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 +11 25 £43,750 -19.72%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 56 (94.92%) F5
2 37 (62.71%) Load Balancing
3 35 (59.32%) BIG-IP
4 34 (57.63%) ITIL
5 32 (54.24%) VMware
6 31 (52.54%) Red Hat
6 31 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (52.54%) CentOS
7 29 (49.15%) Linux
8 28 (47.46%) JBoss
8 28 (47.46%) Apache
8 28 (47.46%) Tomcat
8 28 (47.46%) Python
8 28 (47.46%) Perl
8 28 (47.46%) MySQL
8 28 (47.46%) Oracle
8 28 (47.46%) DB2
8 28 (47.46%) WebLogic
8 28 (47.46%) Citrix
8 28 (47.46%) Nagios
8 28 (47.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (47.46%) ZABBIX
8 28 (47.46%) Cacti
8 28 (47.46%) nginx
8 28 (47.46%) Bash Shell
8 28 (47.46%) Puppet
8 28 (47.46%) CFEngine
8 28 (47.46%) NetScaler
8 28 (47.46%) Ruby
8 28 (47.46%) Ubuntu

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (47.46%) WebLogic
1 28 (47.46%) Apache
1 28 (47.46%) Tomcat
1 28 (47.46%) nginx
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (59.32%) BIG-IP
2 28 (47.46%) NetScaler
3 24 (40.68%) Firewall
4 19 (32.20%) VPN
5 16 (27.12%) EIGRP
6 15 (25.42%) SSL
6 15 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (23.73%) DHCP
8 12 (20.34%) LAN
8 12 (20.34%) WAN
8 12 (20.34%) HSRP
9 11 (18.64%) ATM
10 10 (16.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (13.56%) TACACS
11 8 (13.56%) DNS
12 7 (11.86%) MPLS
12 7 (11.86%) IPsec
13 6 (10.17%) OSPF
13 6 (10.17%) BGP
14 5 (8.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (47.46%) MySQL
1 28 (47.46%) DB2
General
1 9 (15.25%) Law
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Administrator
1 28 (47.46%) Linux Administrator
2 13 (22.03%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Network Team Leader
3 11 (18.64%) Network Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Team Leader
4 3 (5.08%) Project Engineer
4 3 (5.08%) Operations Manager
4 3 (5.08%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (3.39%) Web Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Analyst
6 1 (1.69%) Network Manager
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Security Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (1.69%) Design Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (1.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) XML
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) PKI
2 1 (1.69%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) CentOS
2 29 (49.15%) Linux
3 28 (47.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (47.46%) Ubuntu
4 6 (10.17%) Windows
5 3 (5.08%) UNIX
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Load Balancing
2 34 (57.63%) ITIL
3 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (47.46%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (6.78%) Service Management
6 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.08%) Change Control
6 3 (5.08%) DevOps
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) Operations Management
7 2 (3.39%) Network Management
7 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.39%) Change Management
7 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.39%) Project Management
8 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) Perl
1 28 (47.46%) Python
1 28 (47.46%) Ruby
1 28 (47.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.25%) CCNA
3 6 (10.17%) CCNP
4 3 (5.08%) CCDA
5 2 (3.39%) CCIE
5 2 (3.39%) CCSE
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (47.46%) KVM
2 28 (47.46%) Xen
3 4 (6.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 28 (47.46%) Nagios
1 28 (47.46%) ZABBIX
1 28 (47.46%) Cacti
1 28 (47.46%) Puppet
1 28 (47.46%) CFEngine
1 28 (47.46%) Ansible
1 28 (47.46%) Salt
2 10 (16.95%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 56 (94.92%) F5
2 32 (54.24%) VMware
3 31 (52.54%) Red Hat
4 28 (47.46%) Oracle
4 28 (47.46%) JBoss
4 28 (47.46%) Citrix
5 24 (40.68%) Cisco
6 21 (35.59%) CheckPoint
7 11 (18.64%) SolarWinds
8 10 (16.95%) Riverbed
8 10 (16.95%) McAfee
9 6 (10.17%) Blue Coat
10 3 (5.08%) Juniper
10 3 (5.08%) Infoblox
11 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.69%) IronPort
12 1 (1.69%) Aruba
12 1 (1.69%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.69%) Sourcefire