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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 387 429 416
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -13
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 54 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 0.92% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 27
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.57%
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
3708 4352 5080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.59% 20.85% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3018 3483 3752
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 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +20 28 £60,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +36 17 £55,000 -15.38% 1
West Sussex +7 5 £60,000 +41.17%
Surrey +19 2 £59,750 +81.06%
Kent - 2 £66,250 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 91 (91.92%) F5
2 62 (62.63%) Firewall
3 60 (60.61%) Cisco
4 53 (53.54%) CheckPoint
5 50 (50.51%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (50.51%) VPN
6 49 (49.49%) CCNP
7 46 (46.46%) Juniper
7 46 (46.46%) MPLS
8 44 (44.44%) DNS
8 44 (44.44%) WAN
9 41 (41.41%) LAN
10 39 (39.39%) TCP/IP
10 39 (39.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 37 (37.37%) BGP
12 36 (36.36%) SSL
12 36 (36.36%) Load Balancing
12 36 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 35 (35.35%) OSPF
14 31 (31.31%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (29.29%) Data Centre
16 24 (24.24%) DHCP
17 23 (23.23%) VMware
18 22 (22.22%) Network Security
18 22 (22.22%) Wireshark
18 22 (22.22%) Palo Alto
19 20 (20.20%) NetScout
19 20 (20.20%) HTTP
19 20 (20.20%) tcpdump
20 19 (19.19%) 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 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.08%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (62.63%) Firewall
2 50 (50.51%) VPN
3 46 (46.46%) MPLS
4 44 (44.44%) DNS
4 44 (44.44%) WAN
5 41 (41.41%) LAN
6 39 (39.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 39 (39.39%) TCP/IP
7 37 (37.37%) BGP
8 36 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 36 (36.36%) SSL
9 35 (35.35%) OSPF
10 31 (31.31%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (24.24%) DHCP
12 22 (22.22%) Network Security
12 22 (22.22%) Wireshark
13 20 (20.20%) HTTP
13 20 (20.20%) tcpdump
14 19 (19.19%) FTP
15 16 (16.16%) LDAP
General
1 17 (17.17%) Telecoms
2 16 (16.16%) Finance
3 3 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (58.59%) Network Engineer
2 21 (21.21%) LAN Engineer
2 21 (21.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (20.20%) Network Support
3 20 (20.20%) Network Support Engineer
3 20 (20.20%) Support Engineer
4 17 (17.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (17.17%) Security Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Senior Network Support
5 12 (12.12%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Senior Support Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) IP Network Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Security Support Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Network Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.29%) Data Centre
2 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.12%) Virtual Team
4 8 (8.08%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.08%) Private Cloud
4 8 (8.08%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.04%) IVR
6 3 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Linux
2 9 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 16 (16.16%) Data Centre Operations
3 13 (13.13%) Incident Management
3 13 (13.13%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (10.10%) Change Management
4 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.08%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.08%) DevOps
6 8 (8.08%) ITIL
6 8 (8.08%) Network Load Balancing
6 8 (8.08%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.06%) Network Design
8 5 (5.05%) Project Management
9 3 (3.03%) Analytics
9 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.02%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.02%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) Python
2 8 (8.08%) Bash Shell
2 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.08%) Ruby
3 6 (6.06%) R
4 3 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (50.51%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (49.49%) CCNP
3 12 (12.12%) CCNA
4 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.07%) CCIE
5 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.03%) Degree
7 2 (2.02%) CCSA
7 2 (2.02%) CCSE
7 2 (2.02%) CCSP
7 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) SAS 70
3 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.02%) QA
3 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.08%) Puppet
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.01%) Foglight
Vendors
1 91 (91.92%) F5
2 60 (60.61%) Cisco
3 53 (53.54%) CheckPoint
4 46 (46.46%) Juniper
5 23 (23.23%) VMware
6 22 (22.22%) Palo Alto
7 20 (20.20%) NetScout
8 11 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.09%) HP
11 6 (6.06%) Avaya
12 3 (3.03%) Ciena
12 3 (3.03%) Foundry
12 3 (3.03%) Nortel
12 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.02%) Aruba
13 2 (2.02%) FireEye
13 2 (2.02%) LogLogic
13 2 (2.02%) Riverbed
13 2 (2.02%) Tufin
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