The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 213 257 -
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 18 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.014% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 0.088% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £40,375 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
F5 BIG-IP LTM
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
793 1133 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.24% 16.12% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 657 936 813
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +37 18 £40,375 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) F5
2 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (95.65%) CheckPoint
2 22 (95.65%) Firewall
3 20 (86.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (60.87%) CCIE
4 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (56.52%) Cisco PIX
5 13 (56.52%) CCSE
6 12 (52.17%) CCNP
7 10 (43.48%) LAN
8 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
9 8 (34.78%) Wireless
9 8 (34.78%) VPN
9 8 (34.78%) MPLS
10 7 (30.43%) OSPF
10 7 (30.43%) BGP
10 7 (30.43%) ITIL
10 7 (30.43%) Network Security
11 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
11 6 (26.09%) tcpdump
11 6 (26.09%) Network Management
11 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
11 6 (26.09%) CCNA
11 6 (26.09%) IPsec
11 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (26.09%) Multicast
12 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
12 5 (21.74%) Check Point Certification

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) Firewall
2 20 (86.96%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (43.48%) LAN
6 8 (34.78%) MPLS
6 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 8 (34.78%) Wireless
7 7 (30.43%) BGP
7 7 (30.43%) Network Security
7 7 (30.43%) OSPF
8 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (26.09%) IPsec
8 6 (26.09%) Multicast
8 6 (26.09%) tcpdump
8 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
9 5 (21.74%) WAN
10 2 (8.70%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (8.70%) VoIP
11 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Network Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Security Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Network Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Project Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Check Point Support
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) Network Management
4 5 (21.74%) Network Design
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) High Availability
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
6 2 (8.70%) Security Auditing
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (60.87%) CCIE
3 13 (56.52%) CCSE
4 12 (52.17%) CCNP
5 6 (26.09%) CCNA
6 5 (21.74%) CCSA
6 5 (21.74%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) HND
7 2 (8.70%) CCSP
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) F5
2 22 (95.65%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.70%) Forcepoint