The first table below looks at the demand for F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 394 417 419
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 41 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 26
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £42,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4934 5114 5197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.76% 23.18% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3762 3986 4309
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 LTM
England

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

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

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM across the South East region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Trend in the South East

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Histogram in the South East

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 17 £52,500 +20.00%
Kent - 15 £40,000 -
Surrey -8 5 £47,500 -
Middlesex +9 1 £40,000 -52.94%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM.

1 57 (100.00%) F5
2 55 (96.49%) Firewall
3 40 (70.18%) Cisco
4 34 (59.65%) WAN
5 33 (57.89%) Juniper
6 32 (56.14%) CheckPoint
7 31 (54.39%) Blue Coat
8 30 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 27 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (47.37%) TCP/IP
10 25 (43.86%) CCNP
10 25 (43.86%) Network Security
10 25 (43.86%) Load Balancing
11 24 (42.11%) DNS
12 21 (36.84%) BIG-IP
13 20 (35.09%) VPN
14 19 (33.33%) CCSE
15 17 (29.82%) Finance
16 16 (28.07%) ProxySG
17 15 (26.32%) Internet
18 14 (24.56%) Cisco ASA
19 13 (22.81%) CISSP
20 12 (21.05%) SMTP
20 12 (21.05%) ATM
20 12 (21.05%) LAN
20 12 (21.05%) TippingPoint
21 11 (19.30%) JNCIS
21 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
21 11 (19.30%) ITIL
21 11 (19.30%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (96.49%) Firewall
2 34 (59.65%) WAN
3 30 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 27 (47.37%) TCP/IP
5 25 (43.86%) Network Security
6 24 (42.11%) DNS
7 21 (36.84%) BIG-IP
8 20 (35.09%) VPN
9 15 (26.32%) Internet
10 14 (24.56%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (21.05%) SMTP
11 12 (21.05%) ATM
11 12 (21.05%) LAN
12 11 (19.30%) SSL
12 11 (19.30%) IPsec
13 10 (17.54%) BGP
13 10 (17.54%) OSPF
14 9 (15.79%) Broadband
14 9 (15.79%) DHCP
15 8 (14.04%) Wireless
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Security Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) IP Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Firewall Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Designer
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Security Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Lead Network Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) UNIX
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Load Balancing
2 11 (19.30%) ITIL
3 8 (14.04%) Network Architecture
4 7 (12.28%) Change Management
4 7 (12.28%) Service Management
5 4 (7.02%) PRINCE
5 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.02%) Product Management
6 3 (5.26%) Network Design
6 3 (5.26%) Network Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.75%) Security Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (43.86%) CCNP
3 19 (33.33%) CCSE
4 13 (22.81%) CISSP
5 11 (19.30%) JNCIS
6 9 (15.79%) CCSA
7 3 (5.26%) CCNA
8 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) F5
2 40 (70.18%) Cisco
3 33 (57.89%) Juniper
4 32 (56.14%) CheckPoint
5 31 (54.39%) Blue Coat
6 12 (21.05%) TippingPoint
7 9 (15.79%) Riverbed
7 9 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 9 (15.79%) LogLogic
7 9 (15.79%) Tufin
8 7 (12.28%) McAfee
9 6 (10.53%) Radianz
9 6 (10.53%) TIBCO
9 6 (10.53%) Bloomberg
9 6 (10.53%) NetScout
9 6 (10.53%) Tradeweb
10 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.26%) SonicWALL
11 3 (5.26%) Aruba
11 3 (5.26%) Lumension