The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 200 200 226
Rank change year-on-year
0 +26
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 17 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.34% 0.23% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.03% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 2
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -22.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,250 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
BIG-IP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1017 1068 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 20.52% 22.12% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 879 835 982
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Surrey

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram in Surrey

BIG-IP
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Guildford +8 4 - -
Chertsey - 4 - -
Camberley - 1 £47,500 -
Woking - 1 £45,000 -
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) F5
3 11 (50.00%) UNIX
4 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) MySQL
5 8 (36.36%) WAN
6 7 (31.82%) Apache
6 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
6 7 (31.82%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) PHP
6 7 (31.82%) LAMP
6 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
6 7 (31.82%) Apache Solr
7 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 5 (22.73%) DNS
8 5 (22.73%) Juniper
8 5 (22.73%) SMTP
8 5 (22.73%) ATM
8 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
9 4 (18.18%) Change Management
9 4 (18.18%) IPsec
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) Product Management
9 4 (18.18%) LAN
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
9 4 (18.18%) SAN

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) Apache
1 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
1 7 (31.82%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 8 (36.36%) WAN
4 5 (22.73%) SMTP
4 5 (22.73%) ATM
4 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) IPsec
5 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 4 (18.18%) SSL
5 4 (18.18%) SAN
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Redis
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Principle Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) UNIX
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Product Management
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) OOP
3 1 (4.55%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
1 7 (31.82%) PHP
2 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCIE
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Varnish
2 1 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
1 1 (4.55%) collectd
1 1 (4.55%) StatsD
1 1 (4.55%) logstash
1 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) F5
2 5 (22.73%) Juniper
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.55%) SaltStack