The first table below looks at the demand for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank - 243 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.028% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £59,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1024 1060 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.39% 14.60% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 865 893 951
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the North West region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Trend in the North West

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5 BIG-IP LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel Alteon
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SecurID
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia