The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 236 262 250
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.085% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.10% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £43,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.28% -26.31%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
918 959 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.68% 14.56% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 768 768 866
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 the North West

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in the North West

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram in the North West

BIG-IP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 5 £43,500 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (70.00%) DHCP
4 7 (70.00%) VPN
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) Linux
5 6 (60.00%) Network Security
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) Nagios
7 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) DevOps
8 2 (20.00%) Office 365
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (20.00%) Open Source
9 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper