The first table below looks at the demand for F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 426 421 436
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 20 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.068% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 7
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4947 5080 5211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.87% 23.09% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 3950 4314
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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
F5 BIG-IP GTM
England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM across the South East region.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Salary Trend in the South East

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Salary Histogram in the South East

F5 BIG-IP GTM
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 F5 BIG-IP GTM within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Berkshire - 7 £52,500 -
Kent - 7 £40,500 -
Surrey -2 5 £47,500 -
Middlesex +7 1 £40,000 -52.94%
F5 BIG-IP GTM
England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 30 (100.00%) F5
1 30 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 29 (96.67%) Firewall
3 25 (83.33%) Juniper
4 24 (80.00%) DNS
5 23 (76.67%) Load Balancing
6 19 (63.33%) TCP/IP
7 16 (53.33%) WAN
7 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
7 16 (53.33%) Blue Coat
8 14 (46.67%) VPN
9 13 (43.33%) TippingPoint
10 12 (40.00%) ATM
10 12 (40.00%) SMTP
10 12 (40.00%) Cisco
10 12 (40.00%) BIG-IP
11 11 (36.67%) IPsec
11 11 (36.67%) SSL
12 10 (33.33%) Finance
12 10 (33.33%) LogLogic
12 10 (33.33%) Tufin
13 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
13 9 (30.00%) DHCP
14 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
14 8 (26.67%) Network Security
15 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (23.33%) Change Management
15 7 (23.33%) Service Management
15 7 (23.33%) McAfee
15 7 (23.33%) ITIL

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 F5 BIG-IP GTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 29 (96.67%) Firewall
3 24 (80.00%) DNS
4 19 (63.33%) TCP/IP
5 16 (53.33%) WAN
6 14 (46.67%) VPN
7 12 (40.00%) ATM
7 12 (40.00%) SMTP
7 12 (40.00%) BIG-IP
8 11 (36.67%) IPsec
8 11 (36.67%) SSL
9 9 (30.00%) DHCP
10 8 (26.67%) Network Security
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (20.00%) LAN
12 6 (20.00%) BGP
12 6 (20.00%) OSPF
12 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
12 6 (20.00%) Multicast
13 4 (13.33%) Internet
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Firewall Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Load Balancing
2 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
3 7 (23.33%) Change Management
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Product Management
5 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Network Management
6 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CCNP
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) CISSP
3 3 (10.00%) CCSE
3 3 (10.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) F5
2 25 (83.33%) Juniper
3 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 16 (53.33%) Blue Coat
4 13 (43.33%) TippingPoint
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco
6 10 (33.33%) LogLogic
6 10 (33.33%) Tufin
7 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
8 7 (23.33%) McAfee
9 6 (20.00%) TIBCO
9 6 (20.00%) Bloomberg
9 6 (20.00%) Radianz
9 6 (20.00%) Tradeweb
9 6 (20.00%) NetScout
10 3 (10.00%) Nortel
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.00%) Websense
10 3 (10.00%) Aruba
10 3 (10.00%) Lumension