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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 369 435 404
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -31
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 82 31 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 0.63% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 70 19 31
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
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
4699 4910 5400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.92% 20.75% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3546 3825 4308
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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
Berkshire +21 30 £62,500 +19.04% 4
West Sussex +26 29 £40,000 -
Surrey +15 7 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £65,000 -
Middlesex +12 4 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 81 (85.26%) Firewall
2 58 (61.05%) F5
3 55 (57.89%) CheckPoint
4 53 (55.79%) Cisco
5 42 (44.21%) VMware
6 39 (41.05%) Linux
7 38 (40.00%) Network Security
8 36 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (34.74%) Windows
10 31 (32.63%) CCNP
11 30 (31.58%) BGP
12 28 (29.47%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (29.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (28.42%) MySQL
13 27 (28.42%) LAN
14 26 (27.37%) WAN
14 26 (27.37%) Red Hat
14 26 (27.37%) Juniper
15 25 (26.32%) TCP/IP
15 25 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
16 24 (25.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 23 (24.21%) UNIX
18 22 (23.16%) Apache
18 22 (23.16%) Tomcat
18 22 (23.16%) PCI DSS
18 22 (23.16%) Apache Solr
18 22 (23.16%) vSphere
18 22 (23.16%) hybris
19 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
20 19 (20.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (23.16%) Apache
1 22 (23.16%) Tomcat
1 22 (23.16%) Apache Solr
2 10 (10.53%) IIS
3 7 (7.37%) Lync
4 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (85.26%) Firewall
2 38 (40.00%) Network Security
3 30 (31.58%) BGP
4 28 (29.47%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (29.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 27 (28.42%) LAN
6 26 (27.37%) WAN
7 25 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 25 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
8 24 (25.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 18 (18.95%) DNS
9 18 (18.95%) OSPF
10 13 (13.68%) MPLS
10 13 (13.68%) VPLS
11 12 (12.63%) VPN
12 11 (11.58%) SSL
13 9 (9.47%) SNMP
14 8 (8.42%) Wireshark
14 8 (8.42%) EIGRP
15 7 (7.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.42%) MySQL
2 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.05%) Redis
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Billing
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.00%) Administrator
2 19 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (15.79%) Security Engineer
4 13 (13.68%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Client Account Manager
5 10 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Technical Account Manager
5 10 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 10 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
5 10 (10.53%) Account Manager
5 10 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (9.47%) Team Leader
6 9 (9.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (9.47%) Network Team Leader
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Operations Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Statistics
2 10 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.21%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) Linux
2 33 (34.74%) Windows
3 23 (24.21%) UNIX
4 13 (13.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.21%) Debian
6 4 (4.21%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.21%) CentOS
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) ITIL
2 15 (15.79%) Line Management
3 12 (12.63%) Service Management
3 12 (12.63%) Service Delivery
4 11 (11.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.47%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (7.37%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.21%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.21%) Change Management
10 3 (3.16%) CRM
10 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.16%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.16%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 2 (2.11%) Project Management
12 1 (1.05%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) SQL
2 9 (9.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.05%) Java
3 1 (1.05%) Python
3 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (32.63%) CCNP
3 18 (18.95%) CCSA
3 18 (18.95%) CCSE
4 14 (14.74%) CCIE
5 10 (10.53%) MCSE
5 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (8.42%) CCNA
7 5 (5.26%) CISSP
7 5 (5.26%) Degree
8 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.16%) PCI DSS
2 13 (13.68%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (23.16%) vSphere
2 14 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.47%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.32%) ProxySG
5 4 (4.21%) Samba
5 4 (4.21%) XenServer
5 4 (4.21%) NFS
6 1 (1.05%) Varnish
6 1 (1.05%) KVM
6 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.21%) WMI
2 4 (4.21%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.05%) Puppet
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.05%) WSUS
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) SCOM
3 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.05%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.05%) collectd
3 1 (1.05%) StatsD
3 1 (1.05%) logstash
3 1 (1.05%) Salt
3 1 (1.05%) Graphite
Vendors
1 58 (61.05%) F5
2 55 (57.89%) CheckPoint
3 53 (55.79%) Cisco
4 42 (44.21%) VMware
5 26 (27.37%) Red Hat
5 26 (27.37%) Juniper
6 22 (23.16%) hybris
7 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
8 13 (13.68%) Nokia
9 12 (12.63%) HP
10 10 (10.53%) Oracle
11 7 (7.37%) Blue Coat
12 5 (5.26%) Fortinet
13 4 (4.21%) 3PAR
13 4 (4.21%) NetApp
13 4 (4.21%) EMC
13 4 (4.21%) Citrix
14 3 (3.16%) Nortel
14 3 (3.16%) NetScout
14 3 (3.16%) Mitel
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