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 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 West
Rank 225 238 236
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.040% 0.018% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.100% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Median salary £35,094 £50,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.81% +36.98%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
804 1004 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.22% 17.99% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 639 876 855
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,862 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the South West 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
Bristol - 2 £35,094 -
BIG-IP
England

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

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 West region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) VMware