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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 434 387 424
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +37
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 13 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.74% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 22
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £43,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £64,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
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
4526 4215 5144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.84% 20.84% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3445 3308 4299
Average salary £42,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.61% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
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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 -18 6 £47,500 -13.63% 2
West Sussex - 5 £37,500 -
Surrey - 2 £34,000 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 36 (81.82%) Firewall
2 29 (65.91%) F5
3 28 (63.64%) Cisco
4 22 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 22 (50.00%) Network Security
5 21 (47.73%) DNS
5 21 (47.73%) OSPF
5 21 (47.73%) BGP
5 21 (47.73%) Juniper
6 20 (45.45%) SSL
6 20 (45.45%) VPN
7 19 (43.18%) EIGRP
7 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (38.64%) CCNP
9 16 (36.36%) Problem Management
10 13 (29.55%) Linux
11 12 (27.27%) MySQL
11 12 (27.27%) CheckPoint
11 12 (27.27%) Wireshark
11 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
12 11 (25.00%) tcpdump
12 11 (25.00%) Apache Solr
12 11 (25.00%) vSphere
12 11 (25.00%) VMware
12 11 (25.00%) NetScout
12 11 (25.00%) UNIX
12 11 (25.00%) Apache
12 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
13 10 (22.73%) Line Management
13 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (25.00%) Apache
1 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 11 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) Firewall
2 22 (50.00%) Network Security
2 22 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 21 (47.73%) DNS
3 21 (47.73%) OSPF
3 21 (47.73%) BGP
4 20 (45.45%) VPN
4 20 (45.45%) SSL
5 19 (43.18%) EIGRP
6 12 (27.27%) Wireshark
7 11 (25.00%) tcpdump
8 6 (13.64%) LAN
8 6 (13.64%) WAN
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (9.09%) FWSM
10 4 (9.09%) MPLS
11 3 (6.82%) Wireless
11 3 (6.82%) Nortel Alteon
11 3 (6.82%) WLAN
12 1 (2.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) Redis
General
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Network Engineer
2 20 (45.45%) Security Engineer
3 19 (43.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 11 (25.00%) Administrator
4 11 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) UNIX Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Linux Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Designer
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Network Designer
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) IVR
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 10 (22.73%) Line Management
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Network Design
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.27%) High Availability
7 1 (2.27%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.27%) Information Security
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) OOP
7 1 (2.27%) OO
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) PHP
2 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (38.64%) CCNP
3 5 (11.36%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.82%) CCDA
5 3 (6.82%) CCDP
5 3 (6.82%) CCIP
6 2 (4.55%) MCSE
6 2 (4.55%) CCIE
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.27%) Degree
7 1 (2.27%) CCSA
7 1 (2.27%) CCSE
7 1 (2.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (6.82%) XenApp
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.27%) Varnish
4 1 (2.27%) KVM
4 1 (2.27%) Firmware
4 1 (2.27%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Foglight
1 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.27%) collectd
2 1 (2.27%) StatsD
2 1 (2.27%) logstash
2 1 (2.27%) Salt
2 1 (2.27%) Graphite
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) F5
2 28 (63.64%) Cisco
3 21 (47.73%) Juniper
4 12 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 11 (25.00%) VMware
5 11 (25.00%) NetScout
6 8 (18.18%) hybris
6 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.82%) Nortel
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
7 3 (6.82%) Aruba
8 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.27%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
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