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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
England / North West
Rank 246 228 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.017% 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Median salary £25,000 £41,900 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.33% -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
854 819 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.19% 14.50% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 644 675 895
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,300 £52,500
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 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 24 February 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 -21 1 £25,000 -33.33%
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) VoIP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Meraki
4 4 (57.14%) Mimecast
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (57.14%) MCTS
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) VLAN
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) MCSE

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 4 (57.14%) Mimecast
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Support
1 4 (57.14%) IT Support Technician
1 4 (57.14%) IT Technician
1 4 (57.14%) Senior IT Support
1 4 (57.14%) Senior IT Technician
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Support Technician
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Technician
1 4 (57.14%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Meraki
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) IronPort
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (14.29%) Polycom
5 1 (14.29%) Siemens