The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 416 442 413
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 48 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.073% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 0.33% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 47 12 14
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,400 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
BIG-IP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4003 4548 4231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.68% 22.20% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3389 3483 3321
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in the South East

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram in the South East

BIG-IP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
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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
Berkshire +19 24 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Surrey +14 11 £55,000 +61.76% 1
West Sussex +6 11 £45,000 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 56 (80.00%) F5
2 53 (75.71%) Cisco
3 44 (62.86%) LAN
3 44 (62.86%) WAN
4 39 (55.71%) Firewall
5 38 (54.29%) CheckPoint
6 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (47.14%) Juniper
7 33 (47.14%) VPN
8 32 (45.71%) DNS
8 32 (45.71%) CCNP
9 31 (44.29%) MPLS
10 30 (42.86%) Internet
11 28 (40.00%) OSPF
11 28 (40.00%) BGP
11 28 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (34.29%) Finance
12 24 (34.29%) VMware
12 24 (34.29%) DHCP
13 22 (31.43%) Telecoms
14 18 (25.71%) Load Balancing
14 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
15 16 (22.86%) SSL
15 16 (22.86%) SAN
15 16 (22.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 15 (21.43%) CCNA
17 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
18 13 (18.57%) Unified Communications
18 13 (18.57%) Wireshark
18 13 (18.57%) Avaya

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (1.43%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (62.86%) LAN
1 44 (62.86%) WAN
2 39 (55.71%) Firewall
3 33 (47.14%) VPN
4 32 (45.71%) DNS
5 31 (44.29%) MPLS
6 30 (42.86%) Internet
7 28 (40.00%) BGP
7 28 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (40.00%) OSPF
8 24 (34.29%) DHCP
9 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
10 16 (22.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (22.86%) SAN
10 16 (22.86%) SSL
11 13 (18.57%) Unified Communications
11 13 (18.57%) Wireshark
12 12 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 12 (17.14%) tcpdump
13 11 (15.71%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) MySQL
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 22 (31.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (55.71%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Architect
3 12 (17.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Network Architect
4 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Cisco Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Cisco Network Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Network Support
5 8 (11.43%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Administrator
6 7 (10.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Network Administrator
6 7 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) REST
1 9 (12.86%) SOAP
2 4 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.86%) Algorithms
2 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Statistics
4 2 (2.86%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.86%) IVR
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Debian
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Load Balancing
2 9 (12.86%) Data Centre Operations
2 9 (12.86%) ITIL
3 4 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (4.29%) Project Management
4 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.86%) Change Management
5 2 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.86%) Information Security
5 2 (2.86%) Network Design
5 2 (2.86%) Patch Management
5 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.86%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.86%) Service Management
5 2 (2.86%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.43%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (1.43%) Presales
6 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) Tcl
2 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (45.71%) CCNP
3 15 (21.43%) CCNA
4 4 (5.71%) CCIP
5 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) CCDA
6 1 (1.43%) CCDP
6 1 (1.43%) CCSA
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) HNC
6 1 (1.43%) HND
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.43%) LPIC
6 1 (1.43%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SAS 70
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (80.00%) F5
2 53 (75.71%) Cisco
3 38 (54.29%) CheckPoint
4 33 (47.14%) Juniper
5 24 (34.29%) VMware
6 13 (18.57%) Avaya
7 12 (17.14%) NetScout
8 10 (14.29%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.86%) IBM
11 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.43%) CA
11 1 (1.43%) Ciena
11 1 (1.43%) EMC
11 1 (1.43%) IronPort
11 1 (1.43%) NetApp
11 1 (1.43%) Nortel
11 1 (1.43%) Oracle
11 1 (1.43%) Sun
11 1 (1.43%) Symantec
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