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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 402 377 421
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +44
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 41 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.18% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 26
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
4977 4581 5343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.62% 22.05% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3677 3557 4366
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 16 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Berkshire -13 16 £52,500 +1.94%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £47,500 -
Kent - 2 £50,000 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 73 (83.91%) Firewall
2 65 (74.71%) F5
3 57 (65.52%) Cisco
4 46 (52.87%) WAN
4 46 (52.87%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (51.72%) CCNP
6 44 (50.57%) CheckPoint
7 40 (45.98%) Juniper
8 35 (40.23%) TCP/IP
9 32 (36.78%) LAN
9 32 (36.78%) Windows
10 27 (31.03%) VPN
11 26 (29.89%) ITIL
11 26 (29.89%) Network Security
12 24 (27.59%) Load Balancing
13 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
13 23 (26.44%) DNS
14 21 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 19 (21.84%) IPsec
15 19 (21.84%) SSL
15 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
16 18 (20.69%) UNIX
17 17 (19.54%) Linux
17 17 (19.54%) OSPF
18 16 (18.39%) PRINCE2
18 16 (18.39%) Finance
19 15 (17.24%) SMTP
19 15 (17.24%) ATM
19 15 (17.24%) Project Management
20 14 (16.09%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (12.64%) Apache
2 7 (8.05%) Apache Solr
2 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.60%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 73 (83.91%) Firewall
2 46 (52.87%) WAN
3 35 (40.23%) TCP/IP
4 32 (36.78%) LAN
5 27 (31.03%) VPN
6 26 (29.89%) Network Security
7 23 (26.44%) DNS
8 21 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 19 (21.84%) IPsec
9 19 (21.84%) SSL
10 17 (19.54%) OSPF
11 15 (17.24%) SMTP
11 15 (17.24%) ATM
12 14 (16.09%) BGP
12 14 (16.09%) MPLS
13 13 (14.94%) Internet
14 12 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 9 (10.34%) Broadband
15 9 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (8.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) MySQL
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Network Engineer
2 23 (26.44%) Security Engineer
3 17 (19.54%) Analyst
4 14 (16.09%) Network Analyst
4 14 (16.09%) IP Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (12.64%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (11.49%) Consultant
8 7 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (8.05%) UNIX Administrator
8 7 (8.05%) Administrator
9 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior IP Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Design Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Design Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Applications Support Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Applications Support
11 4 (4.60%) Network Consultant
12 3 (3.45%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) LAMP
2 1 (1.15%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.15%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Smartphone
2 6 (6.90%) Replication
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Firmware
3 5 (5.75%) Clustering
4 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.78%) Windows
2 18 (20.69%) UNIX
3 17 (19.54%) Linux
4 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) ITIL
2 24 (27.59%) Load Balancing
3 16 (18.39%) PRINCE2
4 15 (17.24%) Project Management
5 14 (16.09%) Data Security
5 14 (16.09%) Network Load Balancing
6 9 (10.34%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 7 (8.05%) Change Management
8 6 (6.90%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.75%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.75%) Network Management
9 5 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.75%) Validation
10 4 (4.60%) Product Management
11 3 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (3.45%) Line Management
11 3 (3.45%) DevOps
11 3 (3.45%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) PHP
2 6 (6.90%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) Java
2 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (52.87%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (51.72%) CCNP
3 14 (16.09%) CCNA
3 14 (16.09%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (11.49%) CCSE
4 10 (11.49%) CCSA
5 9 (10.34%) CISSP
6 7 (8.05%) MCSE
6 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.75%) CCIE
7 5 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.45%) CCDA
8 3 (3.45%) CCDP
8 3 (3.45%) CCIP
9 2 (2.30%) MCSA
10 1 (1.15%) HNC
10 1 (1.15%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.34%) ProxySG
3 7 (8.05%) vSphere
4 6 (6.90%) XenApp
5 5 (5.75%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) SCSM
2 12 (13.79%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.75%) SCCM
3 5 (5.75%) SCOM
3 5 (5.75%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (5.75%) Foglight
4 3 (3.45%) WSUS
5 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 65 (74.71%) F5
2 57 (65.52%) Cisco
3 44 (50.57%) CheckPoint
4 40 (45.98%) Juniper
5 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
6 13 (14.94%) VMware
7 9 (10.34%) Blue Coat
8 6 (6.90%) Citrix
9 5 (5.75%) Huawei
9 5 (5.75%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.75%) NetScout
10 3 (3.45%) Aruba
10 3 (3.45%) HP
10 3 (3.45%) Nokia
11 2 (2.30%) Nortel
11 2 (2.30%) Oracle
11 2 (2.30%) Veeam
12 1 (1.15%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.15%) JBoss
12 1 (1.15%) Websense
Chertsey, Surrey
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago