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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
England / South East
Rank 375 414 438
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +24
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 12 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.080% 0.21% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 1.05% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 39 15
Median salary £67,500 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £53,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +34.37%

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
3188 3918 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.22% 20.09% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2567 3302 3453
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey +26 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire +24 4 £67,500 -
Berkshire +35 2 £63,750 +15.90%
Kent - 2 £72,500 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 54 (96.43%) F5
2 45 (80.36%) Cisco
3 40 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 37 (66.07%) Firewall
5 30 (53.57%) DNS
5 30 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (51.79%) CCNP
7 28 (50.00%) Juniper
8 25 (44.64%) WAN
8 25 (44.64%) MPLS
8 25 (44.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 24 (42.86%) BGP
9 24 (42.86%) LAN
9 24 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (41.07%) Palo Alto
11 22 (39.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 22 (39.29%) Finance
12 21 (37.50%) VPN
13 20 (35.71%) OSPF
13 20 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
15 18 (32.14%) DHCP
16 16 (28.57%) Wireshark
17 15 (26.79%) Banking
17 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
18 14 (25.00%) Network Security
18 14 (25.00%) Change Management
19 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
19 13 (23.21%) SolarWinds

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 2 (3.57%) SAS
1 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (66.07%) Firewall
2 30 (53.57%) DNS
3 25 (44.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 25 (44.64%) MPLS
3 25 (44.64%) WAN
4 24 (42.86%) BGP
4 24 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (42.86%) LAN
5 22 (39.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 21 (37.50%) VPN
7 20 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (35.71%) OSPF
8 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
9 18 (32.14%) DHCP
10 16 (28.57%) Wireshark
11 14 (25.00%) Network Security
12 12 (21.43%) VLAN
13 11 (19.64%) Internet
14 10 (17.86%) Unified Communications
15 9 (16.07%) Wireless
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Network Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Security Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Cisco Architect
4 9 (16.07%) Cisco Network Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Network Support
5 8 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Security Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Support
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Change Management
1 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.07%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 8 (14.29%) Network Design
4 8 (14.29%) Project Management
4 8 (14.29%) Service Management
5 6 (10.71%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 6 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 6 (10.71%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps
6 4 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Python
2 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.14%) Perl
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.14%) Ruby
3 2 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (51.79%) CCNP
3 6 (10.71%) CCIE
4 5 (8.93%) CCNA
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) CCSA
6 1 (1.79%) CCSE
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.79%) Foglight
Vendors
1 54 (96.43%) F5
2 45 (80.36%) Cisco
3 40 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 28 (50.00%) Juniper
5 23 (41.07%) Palo Alto
6 13 (23.21%) SolarWinds
7 10 (17.86%) Avaya
8 9 (16.07%) Aruba
8 9 (16.07%) Riverbed
9 8 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 8 (14.29%) Blue Coat
9 8 (14.29%) FireEye
9 8 (14.29%) LogLogic
9 8 (14.29%) NetScout
9 8 (14.29%) TippingPoint
9 8 (14.29%) Tufin
10 6 (10.71%) HP
10 6 (10.71%) Radianz
11 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.14%) Foundry