The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 86 74
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 0.77% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.64% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 9
Average salary - £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
BIG-IP
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 220 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 17.22% 21.17% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 152 171 158
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) Network Security
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco IOS
2 15 (93.75%) CCSE
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (93.75%) CCNP
2 15 (93.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 15 (93.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 13 (81.25%) DNS
3 13 (81.25%) OSPF
3 13 (81.25%) Infoblox
4 12 (75.00%) Imperva
4 12 (75.00%) Blue Coat
4 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (75.00%) VMware
4 12 (75.00%) BGP
4 12 (75.00%) DHCP
5 9 (56.25%) Juniper
5 9 (56.25%) CISSP
6 7 (43.75%) Wireless
6 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds
6 7 (43.75%) HP
6 7 (43.75%) Citrix
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (37.50%) Line Management

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) Network Security
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco IOS
2 15 (93.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 15 (93.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 13 (81.25%) OSPF
3 13 (81.25%) DNS
4 12 (75.00%) DHCP
4 12 (75.00%) BGP
5 7 (43.75%) Wireless
6 6 (37.50%) NetScreen
6 6 (37.50%) NX-OS
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (37.50%) DMVPN
7 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
8 1 (6.25%) FWSM
8 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (6.25%) LAN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Security Specialist
1 15 (93.75%) Network Specialist
1 15 (93.75%) Network Security Specialist
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Network Specialist
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Security Specialist
3 6 (37.50%) Information Security Specialist
3 6 (37.50%) Information Specialist
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Information Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Thin Client
1 6 (37.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Line Management
2 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) CCNP
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (93.75%) CCSE
2 9 (56.25%) CISSP
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView
1 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (81.25%) Infoblox
3 12 (75.00%) Imperva
3 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (56.25%) Juniper
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Websense
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat