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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
England / North West
Rank 243 224 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £53,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +34.37%

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
862 839 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.48% 15.08% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 666 695 936
Median salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -18 3 £35,000 -6.66%
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 North West region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) VoIP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) Meraki
5 4 (50.00%) Mimecast
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) CRM
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (50.00%) MCTS
5 4 (50.00%) MCITP
5 4 (50.00%) VLAN
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Mimecast
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) Telepresence
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (12.50%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 4 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 4 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
1 4 (50.00%) Senior IT Technician
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Support Technician
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Technician
1 4 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MCTS
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Meraki
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) IronPort
6 1 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (12.50%) Polycom
6 1 (12.50%) Siemens