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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 251 255 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.015% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £42,750 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.14% -
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
1024 984 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.09% 14.66% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 832 771 872
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Manchester -1 1 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £50,500 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
3 9 (81.82%) DHCP
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
4 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 8 (72.73%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (63.64%) Network Security
6 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (54.55%) VoIP
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) Nagios
8 3 (27.27%) MPLS
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
9 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (18.18%) Telepresence
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
9 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
9 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) Network Security
5 6 (54.55%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (27.27%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) HTTP
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) Telepresence
8 1 (9.09%) VLAN
8 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCTS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki