The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
North West / Manchester
Rank 203 175 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.026% 0.031% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £25,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
557 483 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.53% 14.77% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 429 419 504
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Manchester

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Meraki
3 4 (66.67%) Mimecast
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) VMware

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Mimecast
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) OpenScape
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support Technician
1 4 (66.67%) IT Technician
1 4 (66.67%) Senior IT Support
1 4 (66.67%) Senior IT Technician
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Support Technician
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Technician
1 4 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) MCTS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Meraki
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) IronPort
4 1 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (16.67%) Polycom
4 1 (16.67%) Siemens