The first table below looks at the demand for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 188 183 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.049% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £59,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +10.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
552 580 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.80% 14.11% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 486 505 470
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BIG-IP
North West

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) OpenView
2 3 (75.00%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) 802.11
2 3 (75.00%) DWDM
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) NetScreen
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) DNS

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 802.11
1 3 (75.00%) DWDM
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (75.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Frame Relay
1 3 (75.00%) IPsec
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (75.00%) Multicast
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) OpenView
1 3 (75.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
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