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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 355 404 382
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -22
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 88 52 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 1.06% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58 32 24
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
4527 4916 5230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 21.40% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3541 3854 4160
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 £26,000 £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 July 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 July 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 -2 31 £65,000 +23.80%
Surrey +29 27 £42,500 +6.25%
West Sussex +13 17 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Hampshire -4 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 113 (82.48%) Firewall
2 98 (71.53%) Cisco
3 88 (64.23%) CheckPoint
3 88 (64.23%) F5
4 69 (50.36%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (49.64%) Network Security
6 54 (39.42%) Windows
7 49 (35.77%) BGP
7 49 (35.77%) Cisco ASA
8 48 (35.04%) WAN
8 48 (35.04%) CCNP
9 47 (34.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 46 (33.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 46 (33.58%) LAN
11 45 (32.85%) VMware
12 42 (30.66%) Juniper
13 39 (28.47%) TCP/IP
14 37 (27.01%) Cisco PIX
15 36 (26.28%) VPN
16 35 (25.55%) Linux
16 35 (25.55%) Telecoms
17 34 (24.82%) DNS
18 32 (23.36%) OSPF
19 31 (22.63%) SSL
20 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
20 30 (21.90%) CCSE
21 28 (20.44%) CCNA
22 27 (19.71%) Finance
22 27 (19.71%) CCSA
23 24 (17.52%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (13.87%) Apache
1 19 (13.87%) Tomcat
1 19 (13.87%) Apache Solr
2 10 (7.30%) IIS
3 7 (5.11%) Lync
4 4 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (13.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (82.48%) Firewall
2 68 (49.64%) Network Security
3 49 (35.77%) Cisco ASA
3 49 (35.77%) BGP
4 48 (35.04%) WAN
5 47 (34.31%) Cisco Nexus
6 46 (33.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 46 (33.58%) LAN
7 39 (28.47%) TCP/IP
8 37 (27.01%) Cisco PIX
9 36 (26.28%) VPN
10 34 (24.82%) DNS
11 32 (23.36%) OSPF
12 31 (22.63%) SSL
13 24 (17.52%) Internet
14 21 (15.33%) MPLS
15 20 (14.60%) EIGRP
16 18 (13.14%) VPLS
16 18 (13.14%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (10.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.52%) MySQL
2 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.73%) Redis
General
1 35 (25.55%) Telecoms
2 27 (19.71%) Finance
3 11 (8.03%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.19%) Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (29.93%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.33%) Security Engineer
3 17 (12.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Administrator
4 14 (10.22%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (8.03%) Network Team Leader
5 11 (8.03%) Team Leader
6 10 (7.30%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) Technical Account Manager
6 10 (7.30%) Technical Manager
6 10 (7.30%) Account Manager
6 10 (7.30%) Analyst
6 10 (7.30%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) Client Account Manager
7 9 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.11%) Voice Specialist
9 6 (4.38%) Network Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Network Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.22%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.76%) IVR
4 11 (8.03%) Computer Science
5 10 (7.30%) Statistics
5 10 (7.30%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.11%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.92%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.19%) Replication
8 3 (2.19%) PKI
9 2 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (39.42%) Windows
2 35 (25.55%) Linux
3 20 (14.60%) UNIX
4 15 (10.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.92%) Debian
6 4 (2.92%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.92%) CentOS
7 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.60%) ITIL
2 18 (13.14%) Load Balancing
3 16 (11.68%) Service Delivery
4 15 (10.95%) Risk Management
5 12 (8.76%) Information Security
5 12 (8.76%) Service Management
5 12 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (8.76%) Line Management
5 12 (8.76%) Software Licensing
5 12 (8.76%) Patch Management
6 11 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (8.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (7.30%) Network Load Balancing
7 10 (7.30%) Incident Management
7 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.84%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.11%) Network Management
10 4 (2.92%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.92%) Network Design
10 4 (2.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.76%) SQL
2 9 (6.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.73%) Java
3 1 (0.73%) Python
3 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (50.36%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (35.04%) CCNP
3 30 (21.90%) CCSE
4 28 (20.44%) CCNA
5 27 (19.71%) CCSA
6 20 (14.60%) CCIE
7 11 (8.03%) CISSP
7 11 (8.03%) Degree
8 10 (7.30%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (7.30%) MCSE
8 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.19%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.19%) OSCP
9 3 (2.19%) CCDE
10 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.87%) PCI DSS
2 16 (11.68%) SLA
3 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) vSphere
2 17 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.68%) Active Directory
4 10 (7.30%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.84%) ProxySG
6 4 (2.92%) Samba
6 4 (2.92%) XenServer
6 4 (2.92%) NFS
7 3 (2.19%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.73%) Xen
8 1 (0.73%) Varnish
8 1 (0.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (15.33%) FortiGate
2 12 (8.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (8.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.92%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (2.92%) WMI
4 3 (2.19%) vMotion
5 2 (1.46%) WSUS
5 2 (1.46%) SCCM
5 2 (1.46%) SCOM
6 1 (0.73%) Puppet
6 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.73%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.73%) collectd
6 1 (0.73%) StatsD
6 1 (0.73%) logstash
6 1 (0.73%) Salt
6 1 (0.73%) Graphite
Vendors
1 98 (71.53%) Cisco
2 88 (64.23%) CheckPoint
2 88 (64.23%) F5
3 45 (32.85%) VMware
4 42 (30.66%) Juniper
5 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
6 23 (16.79%) Red Hat
7 20 (14.60%) HP
8 19 (13.87%) hybris
9 16 (11.68%) Oracle
9 16 (11.68%) Nokia
10 10 (7.30%) Blue Coat
11 6 (4.38%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.65%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.65%) Avaya
13 4 (2.92%) EMC
13 4 (2.92%) Nortel
13 4 (2.92%) Citrix
13 4 (2.92%) NetApp
13 4 (2.92%) 3PAR
Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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