The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 121 140 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 22 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
F5 BIG-IP LTM
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
609 707 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.19% 29.74% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 469 389 519
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 Reading

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Trend in Reading

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Histogram in Reading

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 37 (100.00%) F5
2 32 (86.49%) CheckPoint
2 32 (86.49%) Firewall
3 30 (81.08%) Cisco
4 28 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (56.76%) CCNP
5 21 (56.76%) Load Balancing
6 18 (48.65%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (45.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (45.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 16 (43.24%) Cisco PIX
8 16 (43.24%) CCSE
8 16 (43.24%) CCIE
9 13 (35.14%) Juniper
10 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
10 12 (32.43%) VPN
10 12 (32.43%) Perl
11 11 (29.73%) ITIL
11 11 (29.73%) LAN
11 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
11 11 (29.73%) IPv4
11 11 (29.73%) IPv6
11 11 (29.73%) Check Point Certification
11 11 (29.73%) MPLS
11 11 (29.73%) OSPF
11 11 (29.73%) BGP
11 11 (29.73%) VPLS
11 11 (29.73%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (29.73%) VLAN
11 11 (29.73%) Network Management

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (8.11%) Apache
1 3 (8.11%) JBoss
1 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 18 (48.65%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (45.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (45.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 16 (43.24%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (32.43%) VPN
6 11 (29.73%) BGP
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (29.73%) IPv4
6 11 (29.73%) IPv6
6 11 (29.73%) Junos
6 11 (29.73%) LAN
6 11 (29.73%) MPLS
6 11 (29.73%) OSPF
6 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
6 11 (29.73%) Unicast
6 11 (29.73%) VLAN
6 11 (29.73%) VPLS
7 9 (24.32%) Network Security
7 9 (24.32%) TACACS
General
1 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Network Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Network Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Check Point Support
4 6 (16.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Security Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) CSS
2 3 (8.11%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Load Balancing
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Network Management
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) Business Development
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Perl
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (56.76%) CCNP
3 16 (43.24%) CCIE
3 16 (43.24%) CCSE
4 11 (29.73%) Check Point Certification
5 9 (24.32%) CCNA
5 9 (24.32%) Degree
6 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
6 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) CISSP
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) F5
2 32 (86.49%) CheckPoint
3 30 (81.08%) Cisco
4 13 (35.14%) Juniper
5 9 (24.32%) VMware
6 6 (16.22%) Sourcefire
7 4 (10.81%) Forcepoint
8 3 (8.11%) Nokia
8 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto