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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 403 366 419
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +53
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 45 62 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 1.31% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 25
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
5004 4743 5296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.31% 22.16% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3721 3667 4315
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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
Surrey 0 17 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Berkshire -12 16 £60,000 +16.50%
West Sussex - 7 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £36,000 -
Kent +1 2 £50,000 +17.64%
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 76 (86.36%) Firewall
2 64 (72.73%) F5
3 56 (63.64%) Cisco
4 48 (54.55%) WAN
5 47 (53.41%) CheckPoint
6 46 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (51.14%) CCNP
8 39 (44.32%) Juniper
9 37 (42.05%) Windows
10 34 (38.64%) LAN
10 34 (38.64%) TCP/IP
11 30 (34.09%) ITIL
12 27 (30.68%) Active Directory
13 25 (28.41%) VPN
14 24 (27.27%) Load Balancing
14 24 (27.27%) Network Security
15 21 (23.86%) DNS
15 21 (23.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
17 19 (21.59%) OSPF
17 19 (21.59%) Linux
17 19 (21.59%) IPsec
18 18 (20.45%) UNIX
18 18 (20.45%) MPLS
19 17 (19.32%) PRINCE2
19 17 (19.32%) SSL
19 17 (19.32%) Finance
19 17 (19.32%) VMware
20 16 (18.18%) Project Management
20 16 (18.18%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.95%) Apache Solr
3 7 (7.95%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.68%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (86.36%) Firewall
2 48 (54.55%) WAN
3 34 (38.64%) LAN
3 34 (38.64%) TCP/IP
4 25 (28.41%) VPN
5 24 (27.27%) Network Security
6 21 (23.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 21 (23.86%) DNS
7 19 (21.59%) OSPF
7 19 (21.59%) IPsec
8 18 (20.45%) MPLS
9 17 (19.32%) SSL
10 16 (18.18%) BGP
11 15 (17.05%) SMTP
11 15 (17.05%) ATM
12 13 (14.77%) Internet
13 12 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 10 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (10.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) Redis
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Network Engineer
2 21 (23.86%) Security Engineer
3 18 (20.45%) Analyst
4 16 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (17.05%) Network Analyst
6 14 (15.91%) IP Engineer
7 10 (11.36%) Consultant
8 9 (10.23%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (10.23%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) Administrator
9 7 (7.95%) UNIX Administrator
9 7 (7.95%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Design Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Network Support
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) LAMP
2 1 (1.14%) Lucene
2 1 (1.14%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Smartphone
2 8 (9.09%) Clustering
3 6 (6.82%) Replication
4 5 (5.68%) Firmware
5 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.14%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.05%) Windows
2 19 (21.59%) Linux
3 18 (20.45%) UNIX
4 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) ITIL
2 24 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 17 (19.32%) PRINCE2
4 16 (18.18%) Project Management
5 15 (17.05%) Network Load Balancing
5 15 (17.05%) Data Security
6 9 (10.23%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 8 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.95%) Change Management
9 5 (5.68%) Validation
9 5 (5.68%) Network Management
9 5 (5.68%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.55%) DevOps
10 4 (4.55%) Product Management
10 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.41%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) Java
1 7 (7.95%) PHP
1 7 (7.95%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.14%) Python
3 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (51.14%) CCNP
3 16 (18.18%) CCNA
4 15 (17.05%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (11.36%) CCSA
5 10 (11.36%) CCSE
5 10 (11.36%) MCSE
5 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (10.23%) CISSP
7 8 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (5.68%) MCSA
8 5 (5.68%) CCIE
8 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.14%) HNC
10 1 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (30.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.36%) vSphere
3 9 (10.23%) XenApp
3 9 (10.23%) ProxySG
4 8 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.14%) Xen
7 1 (1.14%) Varnish
7 1 (1.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) SCSM
2 12 (13.64%) FortiGate
3 8 (9.09%) SCCM
3 8 (9.09%) SCOM
3 8 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (9.09%) Foglight
4 5 (5.68%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.41%) WSUS
6 1 (1.14%) collectd
6 1 (1.14%) StatsD
6 1 (1.14%) logstash
6 1 (1.14%) Salt
6 1 (1.14%) Puppet
6 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 64 (72.73%) F5
2 56 (63.64%) Cisco
3 47 (53.41%) CheckPoint
4 39 (44.32%) Juniper
5 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 17 (19.32%) VMware
7 9 (10.23%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.23%) Citrix
8 8 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.68%) Veeam
9 5 (5.68%) Huawei
10 3 (3.41%) NetScout
10 3 (3.41%) Nokia
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle
10 3 (3.41%) HP
10 3 (3.41%) Nortel
11 1 (1.14%) JBoss
11 1 (1.14%) Avaya
11 1 (1.14%) Mercator
11 1 (1.14%) Websense
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F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
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South East
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
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South East
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago