The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 233 206 220
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% 0.039% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £46,500
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
996 847 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.23% 16.62% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 865 682 964
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in the South West

BIG-IP
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
(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
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) F5

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Principle Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5