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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 416 411 429
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 25 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.18% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.87% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 21
Average salary £37,500 £52,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.22% +30.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
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
4869 4602 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.28% 21.25% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3627 3536 4585
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Berkshire -15 14 £38,000 -30.90%
West Sussex - 8 £37,500 - 1
Surrey -4 1 £34,000 -43.33%
Hampshire -38 1 £65,000 +52.94%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (84.62%) Firewall
2 47 (72.31%) F5
3 43 (66.15%) Cisco
4 31 (47.69%) Juniper
5 30 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 29 (44.62%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (41.54%) VPN
8 26 (40.00%) DNS
8 26 (40.00%) Network Security
8 26 (40.00%) CCNP
9 23 (35.38%) OSPF
9 23 (35.38%) BGP
9 23 (35.38%) SSL
10 20 (30.77%) CheckPoint
11 18 (27.69%) WAN
12 17 (26.15%) EIGRP
13 15 (23.08%) UNIX
13 15 (23.08%) VMware
14 14 (21.54%) ITIL
14 14 (21.54%) Problem Management
14 14 (21.54%) LAN
15 12 (18.46%) Linux
15 12 (18.46%) PCI DSS
16 11 (16.92%) Apache
16 11 (16.92%) Tomcat
16 11 (16.92%) Apache Solr
16 11 (16.92%) vSphere
16 11 (16.92%) Wireshark
16 11 (16.92%) MySQL
17 10 (15.38%) NetScout

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (16.92%) Apache
1 11 (16.92%) Tomcat
1 11 (16.92%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (84.62%) Firewall
2 30 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 27 (41.54%) VPN
4 26 (40.00%) DNS
4 26 (40.00%) Network Security
5 23 (35.38%) OSPF
5 23 (35.38%) BGP
5 23 (35.38%) SSL
6 18 (27.69%) WAN
7 17 (26.15%) EIGRP
8 14 (21.54%) LAN
9 11 (16.92%) Wireshark
10 10 (15.38%) tcpdump
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (12.31%) IPsec
11 8 (12.31%) MPLS
11 8 (12.31%) Internet
11 8 (12.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (9.23%) FWSM
12 6 (9.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Network Engineer
1 24 (36.92%) Security Engineer
2 17 (26.15%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Administrator
3 11 (16.92%) UNIX Administrator
3 11 (16.92%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) IP Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Consultant
7 6 (9.23%) Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Design Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Network Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Senior IP Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Design Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) DevOps Administrator
10 3 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) IVR
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) UNIX
2 12 (18.46%) Linux
3 10 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) ITIL
1 14 (21.54%) Problem Management
2 9 (13.85%) Load Balancing
2 9 (13.85%) Line Management
3 4 (6.15%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 4 (6.15%) Product Management
3 4 (6.15%) Network Management
3 4 (6.15%) Capacity Management
3 4 (6.15%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (6.15%) Validation
3 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
3 4 (6.15%) Project Management
3 4 (6.15%) Change Management
3 4 (6.15%) Data Security
4 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.62%) Network Design
4 3 (4.62%) DevOps
5 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.54%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) Java
1 3 (4.62%) PHP
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
1 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (44.62%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (40.00%) CCNP
3 8 (12.31%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.69%) CCNA
5 4 (6.15%) CCSA
5 4 (6.15%) CCSE
5 4 (6.15%) CISSP
6 3 (4.62%) CCDA
6 3 (4.62%) CCDP
6 3 (4.62%) CCIP
6 3 (4.62%) CCIE
7 2 (3.08%) MCSE
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) vSphere
2 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.15%) Firmware
3 4 (6.15%) ProxySG
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
5 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.15%) SCSM
3 2 (3.08%) Foglight
3 2 (3.08%) WSUS
3 2 (3.08%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) SCOM
3 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 47 (72.31%) F5
2 43 (66.15%) Cisco
3 31 (47.69%) Juniper
4 20 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 15 (23.08%) VMware
6 10 (15.38%) NetScout
7 8 (12.31%) Red Hat
7 8 (12.31%) hybris
8 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.15%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.15%) Huawei
10 3 (4.62%) Aruba
10 3 (4.62%) Citrix
11 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.08%) HP
11 2 (3.08%) Nortel
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