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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 390 395 379
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 53 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.18% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 25
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £68,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.00% -
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
4385 4995 5112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.08% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3522 3745 3977
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
Surrey +18 19 £34,000 -15.00%
Berkshire +2 19 £66,250 +26.19% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £65,000 +80.55% 1
West Sussex -3 6 £42,500 -10.52%
Hampshire +14 3 - -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 119 (84.40%) Firewall
2 102 (72.34%) Cisco
3 93 (65.96%) CheckPoint
4 87 (61.70%) F5
5 73 (51.77%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (50.35%) Network Security
7 54 (38.30%) Windows
8 50 (35.46%) WAN
8 50 (35.46%) BGP
8 50 (35.46%) Cisco ASA
8 50 (35.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 49 (34.75%) CCNP
9 49 (34.75%) LAN
10 48 (34.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 46 (32.62%) VMware
12 41 (29.08%) Telecoms
12 41 (29.08%) Cisco PIX
13 40 (28.37%) TCP/IP
14 39 (27.66%) VPN
14 39 (27.66%) Juniper
15 37 (26.24%) DNS
16 34 (24.11%) Linux
17 33 (23.40%) SSL
17 33 (23.40%) CCSE
18 32 (22.70%) OSPF
19 31 (21.99%) CCNA
20 30 (21.28%) Finance
20 30 (21.28%) CCSA
21 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
21 28 (19.86%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 21 (14.89%) Apache
1 21 (14.89%) Tomcat
1 21 (14.89%) Apache Solr
2 10 (7.09%) IIS
3 7 (4.96%) Lync
4 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 119 (84.40%) Firewall
2 71 (50.35%) Network Security
3 50 (35.46%) Cisco ASA
3 50 (35.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 50 (35.46%) BGP
3 50 (35.46%) WAN
4 49 (34.75%) LAN
5 48 (34.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 41 (29.08%) Cisco PIX
7 40 (28.37%) TCP/IP
8 39 (27.66%) VPN
9 37 (26.24%) DNS
10 33 (23.40%) SSL
11 32 (22.70%) OSPF
12 28 (19.86%) Internet
13 22 (15.60%) MPLS
14 21 (14.89%) EIGRP
14 21 (14.89%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (13.48%) VPLS
16 18 (12.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.02%) MySQL
2 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
General
1 41 (29.08%) Telecoms
2 30 (21.28%) Finance
3 14 (9.93%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Retail
5 2 (1.42%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (31.91%) Network Engineer
2 22 (15.60%) Security Engineer
3 18 (12.77%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (9.93%) Administrator
4 14 (9.93%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (9.22%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Network Team Leader
6 11 (7.80%) Team Leader
7 10 (7.09%) Technical Account Manager
7 10 (7.09%) Technical Manager
7 10 (7.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Account Manager
7 10 (7.09%) Client Account Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.96%) Network Architect
9 7 (4.96%) Architect
9 7 (4.96%) Voice Specialist
10 6 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.64%) IVR
3 12 (8.51%) Data Centre
4 10 (7.09%) Statistics
5 9 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.96%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.13%) PKI
7 3 (2.13%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.30%) Windows
2 34 (24.11%) Linux
3 21 (14.89%) UNIX
4 17 (12.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.13%) Debian
6 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.89%) Load Balancing
2 20 (14.18%) ITIL
3 18 (12.77%) Risk Management
4 16 (11.35%) Service Delivery
5 15 (10.64%) Information Security
5 15 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (10.64%) Software Licensing
5 15 (10.64%) Patch Management
6 12 (8.51%) Service Management
7 11 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.80%) Line Management
7 11 (7.80%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (7.09%) Incident Management
8 10 (7.09%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.09%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (4.96%) Network Management
10 6 (4.26%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.84%) Network Design
12 3 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (2.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.80%) SQL
2 9 (6.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (51.77%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (34.75%) CCNP
3 33 (23.40%) CCSE
4 31 (21.99%) CCNA
5 30 (21.28%) CCSA
6 20 (14.18%) CCIE
7 13 (9.22%) CISSP
8 10 (7.09%) MCSE
8 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (7.09%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (6.38%) Degree
10 3 (2.13%) CCDE
10 3 (2.13%) OSCP
10 3 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.18%) PCI DSS
2 15 (10.64%) SLA
3 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (14.18%) vSphere
2 17 (12.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.93%) Active Directory
4 11 (7.80%) ProxySG
5 8 (5.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.13%) XenServer
6 3 (2.13%) NFS
6 3 (2.13%) Samba
6 3 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (17.02%) FortiGate
2 15 (10.64%) Cisco UCCX
2 15 (10.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.84%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.13%) vMotion
4 3 (2.13%) WMI
5 1 (0.71%) WSUS
5 1 (0.71%) SCCM
5 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (72.34%) Cisco
2 93 (65.96%) CheckPoint
3 87 (61.70%) F5
4 46 (32.62%) VMware
5 39 (27.66%) Juniper
6 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
7 23 (16.31%) Red Hat
8 20 (14.18%) hybris
9 19 (13.48%) HP
10 16 (11.35%) Oracle
10 16 (11.35%) Nokia
11 12 (8.51%) Blue Coat
12 6 (4.26%) Avaya
12 6 (4.26%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.55%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.84%) 3PAR
15 3 (2.13%) Mitel
15 3 (2.13%) NetApp
15 3 (2.13%) BT
15 3 (2.13%) EMC
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