The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 786 740 785
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +45
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 110 155 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.14% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.81% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 89 104 75
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20182 19109 22687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.74% 17.25% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16137 15264 18679
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BIG-IP
Salary Trend

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in the UK

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 within the UK.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram in the UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 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
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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
England -52 109 £50,000 - 2
London -6 50 £52,500 -4.54%
South East -11 30 £40,000 -25.58%
Berkshire +14 20 £48,750 -9.30%
Reading +8 20 £48,750 -7.14%
City of London +11 14 £50,000 -
East of England -16 13 - - 1
Yorkshire -42 11 £50,000 +53.84%
North Yorkshire +8 10 £50,000 +52.67%
York - 10 £50,000 -
Essex - 8 - -
West Sussex - 7 £37,500 -
Gatwick - 7 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 5 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire -2 4 - -
South West -6 4 £35,750 -
West Midlands -10 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £53,750 -
High Wycombe - 4 £53,750 -
Cambridge - 4 - -
Crawley - 4 £37,500 -
Hounslow - 3 £52,500 -
Devon - 3 £35,000 -
Shropshire -3 2 - - 1
Telford -6 2 - -
Malvern - 2 £37,500 -
Croydon - 2 £51,250 -
Exeter - 2 £35,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £37,500 -
Southampton +4 1 £65,000 +75.67%

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 198 (79.52%) F5
2 165 (66.27%) Firewall
3 148 (59.44%) Cisco
4 112 (44.98%) Linux
5 111 (44.58%) VMware
6 98 (39.36%) Cisco Certification
7 89 (35.74%) Load Balancing
8 84 (33.73%) DNS
8 84 (33.73%) WAN
9 83 (33.33%) CCNP
10 79 (31.73%) ITIL
10 79 (31.73%) Juniper
11 78 (31.33%) CheckPoint
12 76 (30.52%) Network Security
13 75 (30.12%) TCP/IP
14 74 (29.72%) Tomcat
15 73 (29.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 69 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
17 66 (26.51%) LAN
18 65 (26.10%) VPN
19 61 (24.50%) Apache
19 61 (24.50%) Windows
20 60 (24.10%) BGP
21 59 (23.69%) Puppet
22 58 (23.29%) Cisco ASA
22 58 (23.29%) Red Hat
22 58 (23.29%) OSPF
23 57 (22.89%) MySQL
24 51 (20.48%) Perl
25 49 (19.68%) Python

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 74 (29.72%) Tomcat
2 61 (24.50%) Apache
3 46 (18.47%) JBoss
4 34 (13.65%) WebLogic
4 34 (13.65%) nginx
5 22 (8.84%) IIS
6 19 (7.63%) OpenStack
7 15 (6.02%) Apache Solr
8 10 (4.02%) WebSphere
9 9 (3.61%) GlassFish
10 6 (2.41%) Jetty
11 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.61%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (5.62%) MS Visio
2 11 (4.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) IBM SmartCloud
2 4 (1.61%) GitHub
3 3 (1.20%) Office 365
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 165 (66.27%) Firewall
2 84 (33.73%) DNS
2 84 (33.73%) WAN
3 76 (30.52%) Network Security
4 75 (30.12%) TCP/IP
5 73 (29.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 66 (26.51%) LAN
7 65 (26.10%) VPN
8 60 (24.10%) BGP
9 58 (23.29%) OSPF
9 58 (23.29%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (13.65%) MPLS
11 33 (13.25%) EIGRP
11 33 (13.25%) DHCP
11 33 (13.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 31 (12.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (12.45%) Wireless
12 31 (12.45%) SSL
13 28 (11.24%) Cisco IOS
14 26 (10.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.89%) MySQL
2 22 (8.84%) DB2
3 21 (8.43%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.23%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.42%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.42%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.42%) Redis
6 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (3.61%) Subversion
1 9 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.81%) Hudson
2 7 (2.81%) Maven
2 7 (2.81%) CruiseControl
2 7 (2.81%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.41%) Ant
3 6 (2.41%) Artifactory
3 6 (2.41%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (10.44%) Finance
2 14 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.41%) Games
3 6 (2.41%) Law
4 2 (0.80%) Legal
4 2 (0.80%) Advertising
4 2 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (30.12%) Network Engineer
2 58 (23.29%) Administrator
3 51 (20.48%) Linux Administrator
4 38 (15.26%) Security Engineer
5 28 (11.24%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (10.44%) Network Security Engineer
7 21 (8.43%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.02%) UNIX Administrator
10 14 (5.62%) Senior Network Engineer
10 14 (5.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 14 (5.62%) IP Engineer
11 13 (5.22%) Security Specialist
11 13 (5.22%) Network Specialist
11 13 (5.22%) Network Security Specialist
11 13 (5.22%) Network Team Leader
11 13 (5.22%) Team Leader
12 11 (4.42%) Network Administrator
13 10 (4.02%) Analyst
14 9 (3.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.83%) XML
2 9 (3.61%) .NET
3 6 (2.41%) LAMP
4 4 (1.61%) Memcached
5 2 (0.80%) Web Services
5 2 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.80%) CSS
6 1 (0.40%) SOAP
6 1 (0.40%) COM
6 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.40%) Java EE
6 1 (0.40%) HTML
6 1 (0.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.82%) Computer Science
1 12 (4.82%) Open Source
2 11 (4.42%) Fat Client
2 11 (4.42%) Thin Client
3 10 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.02%) Replication
4 9 (3.61%) Smartphone
5 8 (3.21%) Statistics
5 8 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.80%) Online Games
7 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) IVR
8 1 (0.40%) SecurID
8 1 (0.40%) PKI
8 1 (0.40%) Blog
8 1 (0.40%) FMCG
8 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 112 (44.98%) Linux
2 61 (24.50%) Windows
3 46 (18.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (14.46%) UNIX
5 31 (12.45%) CentOS
6 28 (11.24%) Ubuntu
7 25 (10.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.01%) Debian
11 3 (1.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (35.74%) Load Balancing
2 79 (31.73%) ITIL
3 36 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (14.06%) Network Management
5 29 (11.65%) Line Management
6 26 (10.44%) E-Commerce
7 22 (8.84%) Statistical Analysis
8 21 (8.43%) Configuration Management
8 21 (8.43%) DevOps
9 19 (7.63%) Project Management
9 19 (7.63%) Change Management
10 14 (5.62%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.22%) Network Load Balancing
11 13 (5.22%) Data Security
11 13 (5.22%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.82%) PRINCE2
13 11 (4.42%) OOP
13 11 (4.42%) OO
13 11 (4.42%) Software Engineering
14 9 (3.61%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.48%) Perl
2 49 (19.68%) Python
3 42 (16.87%) Ruby
4 37 (14.86%) Bash Shell
5 24 (9.64%) Java
6 21 (8.43%) PHP
6 21 (8.43%) SQL
7 18 (7.23%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.61%) Korn
9 7 (2.81%) VBScript
9 7 (2.81%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.80%) C
11 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 98 (39.36%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (33.33%) CCNP
3 37 (14.86%) CCNA
4 26 (10.44%) CCIE
4 26 (10.44%) CCSE
5 17 (6.83%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (4.82%) CISSP
7 11 (4.42%) CCDP
8 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.02%) MCSE
8 10 (4.02%) Degree
9 9 (3.61%) CCSA
10 6 (2.41%) JNCIE
11 5 (2.01%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.01%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.01%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.20%) CCDA
13 3 (1.20%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.84%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (16.06%) vSphere
3 32 (12.85%) Xen
3 32 (12.85%) KVM
4 28 (11.24%) Active Directory
5 16 (6.43%) Hyper-V
6 15 (6.02%) Varnish
7 10 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (4.02%) vCloud
8 9 (3.61%) Firmware
8 9 (3.61%) ProxySG
9 8 (3.21%) XenServer
10 4 (1.61%) XenApp
11 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 59 (23.69%) Puppet
2 40 (16.06%) Nagios
3 37 (14.86%) Cacti
4 35 (14.06%) Ansible
5 32 (12.85%) Salt
6 22 (8.84%) CFEngine
6 22 (8.84%) ZABBIX
7 20 (8.03%) FortiGate
7 20 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (4.42%) HAProxy
9 9 (3.61%) RANCID
9 9 (3.61%) HP SiteScope
9 9 (3.61%) Ganglia
10 8 (3.21%) Vagrant
11 7 (2.81%) SCSM
12 6 (2.41%) SCOM
12 6 (2.41%) Backup Exec
13 5 (2.01%) WSUS
13 5 (2.01%) SCCM
14 3 (1.20%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 198 (79.52%) F5
2 148 (59.44%) Cisco
3 111 (44.58%) VMware
4 79 (31.73%) Juniper
5 78 (31.33%) CheckPoint
6 58 (23.29%) Red Hat
7 45 (18.07%) Citrix
8 40 (16.06%) Oracle
9 30 (12.05%) SolarWinds
10 24 (9.64%) Blue Coat
11 19 (7.63%) Microsoft
11 19 (7.63%) Aruba
11 19 (7.63%) SaltStack
12 14 (5.62%) HP
13 13 (5.22%) Infoblox
13 13 (5.22%) Imperva
14 12 (4.82%) hybris
15 11 (4.42%) Rackspace
16 10 (4.02%) NetScout
17 9 (3.61%) IBM
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