The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - 29
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +10.00%
BIG-IP
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 43.33% 28.40% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 26
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £18,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Shropshire

BIG-IP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) F5