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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 223 - 259
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% - 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% - 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Median salary £43,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £46,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -5.10%
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
893 1024 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.09% 16.60% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 750 791 812
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £25,000 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (71.43%) DNS
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 6 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 6 (42.86%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) OSPF
6 5 (35.71%) Network Security
7 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (28.57%) Network Management
7 4 (28.57%) TACACS
7 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 4 (28.57%) Brocade
7 4 (28.57%) VLAN
7 4 (28.57%) NetScout
7 4 (28.57%) Nagios
7 4 (28.57%) 802.11
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (42.86%) DHCP
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 4 (28.57%) 802.11
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) SNMP
5 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (28.57%) TACACS
5 4 (28.57%) TRILL
5 4 (28.57%) VLAN
5 4 (28.57%) Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) WLAN
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Engineering Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) LAN Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 6 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Network Management
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCIE
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Brocade
3 4 (28.57%) NetScout
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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