The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 82 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.12% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
BIG-IP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
179 172 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.18% 19.68% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 154 151 186
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £42,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Southampton

BIG-IP
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Retail

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco