The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 161 178 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.063% 0.050% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
BIG-IP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
401 446 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.63% 11.05% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 250 343 251
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Scotland

BIG-IP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Glasgow - 2 £47,500 -
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee