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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 381 440 445
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +5
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 26 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.80% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 26
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 £50,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +31.57%
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
3610 4241 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.29% 19.67% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2890 3509 3688
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Buckinghamshire +12 8 £67,500 -10.00%
Berkshire +48 7 £60,000 +4.34%
Surrey +28 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Kent - 4 £72,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 78 (95.12%) F5
2 60 (73.17%) Cisco
3 54 (65.85%) Firewall
4 53 (64.63%) CheckPoint
5 46 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (54.88%) CCNP
7 41 (50.00%) MPLS
8 39 (47.56%) Juniper
9 37 (45.12%) DNS
10 36 (43.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 35 (42.68%) Palo Alto
11 35 (42.68%) VPN
12 34 (41.46%) BGP
13 33 (40.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 31 (37.80%) LAN
14 31 (37.80%) WAN
15 29 (35.37%) OSPF
16 27 (32.93%) TCP/IP
16 27 (32.93%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (30.49%) Network Security
17 25 (30.49%) Finance
18 23 (28.05%) DHCP
19 22 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
19 22 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (25.61%) Wireshark
21 20 (24.39%) Load Balancing
22 19 (23.17%) SolarWinds
23 18 (21.95%) VLAN
23 18 (21.95%) Change Management
24 16 (19.51%) Telecoms

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 (3.66%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (10.98%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (65.85%) Firewall
2 41 (50.00%) MPLS
3 37 (45.12%) DNS
4 36 (43.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 35 (42.68%) VPN
6 34 (41.46%) BGP
7 33 (40.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 31 (37.80%) LAN
8 31 (37.80%) WAN
9 29 (35.37%) OSPF
10 27 (32.93%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (32.93%) TCP/IP
11 25 (30.49%) Network Security
12 23 (28.05%) DHCP
13 22 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (25.61%) Wireshark
15 18 (21.95%) VLAN
16 14 (17.07%) Internet
16 14 (17.07%) SSL
17 13 (15.85%) tcpdump
General
1 25 (30.49%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Telecoms
3 15 (18.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (53.66%) Network Engineer
2 20 (24.39%) Network Security Engineer
2 20 (24.39%) Security Engineer
3 18 (21.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Architect
4 13 (15.85%) Network Architect
4 13 (15.85%) Network Support
4 13 (15.85%) Network Support Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco Architect
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco Network Architect
5 10 (12.20%) Security Support Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Firewall Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) IP Network Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.98%) Algorithms
3 9 (10.98%) Private Cloud
3 9 (10.98%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Load Balancing
2 18 (21.95%) Change Management
3 16 (19.51%) Service Delivery
4 13 (15.85%) ITIL
5 11 (13.41%) Problem Management
5 11 (13.41%) Project Management
6 10 (12.20%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 10 (12.20%) Network Design
6 10 (12.20%) Trend Analysis
7 9 (10.98%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.98%) DevOps
7 9 (10.98%) Network Load Balancing
8 8 (9.76%) Network Architecture
8 8 (9.76%) Service Management
9 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.32%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.66%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (2.44%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) Python
2 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
2 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.98%) Ruby
3 6 (7.32%) R
4 5 (6.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (54.88%) CCNP
3 7 (8.54%) CCIE
4 6 (7.32%) CCNA
4 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.88%) Degree
7 1 (1.22%) CCSA
7 1 (1.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (9.76%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.54%) SLA
3 3 (3.66%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (10.98%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (10.98%) Puppet
3 2 (2.44%) Foglight
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 78 (95.12%) F5
2 60 (73.17%) Cisco
3 53 (64.63%) CheckPoint
4 39 (47.56%) Juniper
5 35 (42.68%) Palo Alto
6 19 (23.17%) SolarWinds
7 13 (15.85%) Avaya
7 13 (15.85%) NetScout
8 12 (14.63%) HP
9 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.98%) Aruba
10 9 (10.98%) Riverbed
11 8 (9.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 8 (9.76%) Blue Coat
11 8 (9.76%) FireEye
11 8 (9.76%) LogLogic
11 8 (9.76%) TippingPoint
11 8 (9.76%) Tufin
12 6 (7.32%) Radianz
13 5 (6.10%) VMware