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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
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
474 332 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.20% 10.69% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 303 227 265
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Server Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) F5