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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
UK / Scotland
Rank 134 - 157
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.044% - 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £53,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +34.37%

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
358 340 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.86% 11.66% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 237 215 222
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (85.71%) Fortinet
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) NetScaler
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (57.14%) QMS
4 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) CCMSE
6 1 (14.29%) CCSM
6 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (14.29%) LPIC
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) CCNP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (71.43%) NetScaler
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (14.29%) TACACS
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 4 (57.14%) QMS
2 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCMSE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCSE
2 1 (14.29%) CCSM
2 1 (14.29%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Fortinet
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat