The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 27 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.67% - 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% - 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 50 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.17% 24.39% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 33
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £40,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BIG-IP
West Midlands

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
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 2 - -
BIG-IP
West Midlands

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Nokia
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Squid
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Platform Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCDA
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Nokia
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) OPNET
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds