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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 391 399 421
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +22
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 50 57 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 1.29% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 37
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -13.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,950 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
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
3680 4425 5010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.92% 21.29% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2996 3539 3803
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 26 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +33 12 £55,000 -15.38% 1
West Sussex +1 9 £60,000 +41.17%
Surrey +7 2 £56,000 +55.55%
Kent - 1 £60,000 - 1
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 97 (88.99%) F5
2 69 (63.30%) Firewall
3 67 (61.47%) Cisco
4 60 (55.05%) CheckPoint
5 59 (54.13%) VPN
6 56 (51.38%) WAN
7 55 (50.46%) CCNP
7 55 (50.46%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (45.87%) Juniper
8 50 (45.87%) LAN
9 48 (44.04%) MPLS
10 47 (43.12%) DNS
11 45 (41.28%) SSL
11 45 (41.28%) Load Balancing
12 41 (37.61%) TCP/IP
13 39 (35.78%) BGP
14 38 (34.86%) OSPF
15 36 (33.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 35 (32.11%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (30.28%) VMware
17 33 (30.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 31 (28.44%) Data Centre
19 26 (23.85%) Network Security
20 25 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (22.02%) Telecoms
21 24 (22.02%) DHCP
22 22 (20.18%) Wireshark
22 22 (20.18%) NetScout
22 22 (20.18%) tcpdump
23 21 (19.27%) FTP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.75%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (63.30%) Firewall
2 59 (54.13%) VPN
3 56 (51.38%) WAN
4 50 (45.87%) LAN
5 48 (44.04%) MPLS
6 47 (43.12%) DNS
7 45 (41.28%) SSL
8 41 (37.61%) TCP/IP
9 39 (35.78%) BGP
10 38 (34.86%) OSPF
11 36 (33.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 35 (32.11%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (30.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 26 (23.85%) Network Security
15 24 (22.02%) DHCP
16 22 (20.18%) tcpdump
16 22 (20.18%) Wireshark
17 21 (19.27%) FTP
17 21 (19.27%) HTTP
18 20 (18.35%) LDAP
General
1 24 (22.02%) Telecoms
2 20 (18.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (58.72%) Network Engineer
2 25 (22.94%) LAN Engineer
3 24 (22.02%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (20.18%) Network Support
4 22 (20.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 22 (20.18%) Support Engineer
5 16 (14.68%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (14.68%) Security Engineer
5 16 (14.68%) Senior Network Support
5 16 (14.68%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 16 (14.68%) Senior Support Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (9.17%) Juniper Engineer
8 10 (9.17%) Switch Engineer
9 9 (8.26%) Administrator
9 9 (8.26%) Network Administrator
10 8 (7.34%) IP Network Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) IP Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) LAN Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) CSS
1 3 (2.75%) REST
1 3 (2.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.44%) Data Centre
2 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (14.68%) Virtual Team
4 9 (8.26%) Algorithms
4 9 (8.26%) IVR
5 6 (5.50%) Private Cloud
5 6 (5.50%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.76%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) Load Balancing
2 20 (18.35%) Data Centre Operations
3 17 (15.60%) Incident Management
4 13 (11.93%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.42%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.50%) Change Management
7 6 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.50%) DevOps
7 6 (5.50%) ITIL
7 6 (5.50%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.50%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.67%) Network Design
10 3 (2.75%) Analytics
10 3 (2.75%) Project Management
11 2 (1.83%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (1.83%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) Python
2 6 (5.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.50%) Ruby
3 5 (4.59%) R
4 3 (2.75%) Tcl
5 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (50.46%) CCNP
1 55 (50.46%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (13.76%) CCNA
3 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.59%) CCIE
6 3 (2.75%) CCSA
6 3 (2.75%) Degree
7 2 (1.83%) CCSE
7 2 (1.83%) CCSP
7 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) CCIP
8 1 (0.92%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) SLA
2 4 (3.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.75%) SAS 70
4 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 25 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (19.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (7.34%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (6.42%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.50%) Puppet
5 3 (2.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.92%) Foglight
Vendors
1 97 (88.99%) F5
2 67 (61.47%) Cisco
3 60 (55.05%) CheckPoint
4 50 (45.87%) Juniper
5 33 (30.28%) VMware
6 22 (20.18%) NetScout
7 18 (16.51%) Palo Alto
8 7 (6.42%) HP
8 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
8 7 (6.42%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.67%) Avaya
10 3 (2.75%) Ciena
10 3 (2.75%) Nortel
10 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.92%) Aruba
11 1 (0.92%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.92%) Citrix
11 1 (0.92%) Foundry
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