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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 779 739 780
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +41
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 115 139 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.75% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 87 87 87
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%

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
20589 18513 22291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.33% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16291 15059 18257
Average salary £43,044 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 22 September 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 22 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
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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 -17 114 £50,000 -4.76% 10
London -10 57 £52,500 -4.54% 4
South East -23 39 £50,000 +11.11% 4
City of London +9 27 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Surrey -3 16 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Reading -4 15 £52,500 +1.94%
Berkshire -12 15 £52,500 +1.94%
Yorkshire -56 10 £50,000 +55.03%
Leeds -32 6 £25,500 -32.00%
West Yorkshire -50 6 £25,500 -20.93%
Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £52,500 -
Malvern - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £50,000 - 2
Guildford +5 4 - -
Chertsey - 4 - - 1
York - 4 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
East of England -3 3 £57,500 +21.05%
Worthing - 3 £47,500 -
High Wycombe - 3 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 3 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands -7 2 £39,000 -
Kent - 2 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £39,000 -
Essex - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -
South West -30 1 £45,000 -

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 209 (82.28%) F5
2 169 (66.54%) Firewall
3 143 (56.30%) Cisco
4 130 (51.18%) Linux
5 126 (49.61%) WAN
6 118 (46.46%) CheckPoint
7 110 (43.31%) Cisco Certification
8 100 (39.37%) LAN
8 100 (39.37%) VMware
9 97 (38.19%) TCP/IP
10 95 (37.40%) CCNP
11 89 (35.04%) ITIL
12 87 (34.25%) Windows
13 82 (32.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 81 (31.89%) Load Balancing
15 74 (29.13%) Network Security
16 71 (27.95%) DNS
17 70 (27.56%) VPN
18 66 (25.98%) Juniper
19 60 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
20 58 (22.83%) Tomcat
21 57 (22.44%) Apache
22 54 (21.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 53 (20.87%) Citrix
23 53 (20.87%) OSPF
24 52 (20.47%) BGP
25 51 (20.08%) Puppet
26 50 (19.69%) MPLS
26 50 (19.69%) MySQL
27 48 (18.90%) Cisco ASA

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 58 (22.83%) Tomcat
2 57 (22.44%) Apache
3 37 (14.57%) nginx
4 30 (11.81%) WebLogic
5 26 (10.24%) IIS
6 12 (4.72%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.76%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.36%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.57%) Jetty
11 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.79%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (6.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) GitHub
2 2 (0.79%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 169 (66.54%) Firewall
2 126 (49.61%) WAN
3 100 (39.37%) LAN
4 97 (38.19%) TCP/IP
5 82 (32.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 74 (29.13%) Network Security
7 71 (27.95%) DNS
8 70 (27.56%) VPN
9 53 (20.87%) OSPF
10 52 (20.47%) BGP
11 50 (19.69%) MPLS
12 48 (18.90%) Cisco ASA
13 41 (16.14%) IPsec
13 41 (16.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 34 (13.39%) SSL
15 33 (12.99%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (11.42%) NetScaler
17 27 (10.63%) Cisco IOS
18 26 (10.24%) DHCP
19 25 (9.84%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.69%) MySQL
2 28 (11.02%) DB2
3 22 (8.66%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.33%) Redis
4 11 (4.33%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.33%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.97%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.97%) Hudson
1 5 (1.97%) Maven
1 5 (1.97%) CruiseControl
2 4 (1.57%) Ant
2 4 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.57%) Artifactory
2 4 (1.57%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.79%) Subversion
3 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (12.60%) Finance
2 14 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.57%) Law
3 4 (1.57%) Games
4 2 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (27.95%) Network Engineer
2 46 (18.11%) Administrator
3 44 (17.32%) Linux Administrator
4 33 (12.99%) Security Engineer
5 29 (11.42%) Analyst
6 24 (9.45%) Network Analyst
7 22 (8.66%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (8.27%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (6.30%) Firewall Engineer
9 16 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (6.30%) Senior Network Engineer
10 14 (5.51%) Consultant
10 14 (5.51%) IP Engineer
11 12 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.33%) Security Specialist
12 11 (4.33%) Network Security Specialist
12 11 (4.33%) Network Specialist
13 10 (3.94%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.30%) XML
2 10 (3.94%) LAMP
3 5 (1.97%) .NET
4 2 (0.79%) CSS
4 2 (0.79%) Web Services
4 2 (0.79%) Memcached
5 1 (0.39%) REST
5 1 (0.39%) Lucene
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
5 1 (0.39%) SOAP
5 1 (0.39%) HTML
5 1 (0.39%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.30%) Statistics
2 14 (5.51%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.72%) Replication
4 11 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.33%) Firmware
5 9 (3.54%) Fat Client
5 9 (3.54%) Open Source
5 9 (3.54%) Smartphone
5 9 (3.54%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.36%) Clustering
8 3 (1.18%) SecurID
9 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.79%) Online Games
9 2 (0.79%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.39%) IVR
10 1 (0.39%) PKI
10 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 130 (51.18%) Linux
2 87 (34.25%) Windows
3 54 (21.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (13.39%) CentOS
5 32 (12.60%) UNIX
6 31 (12.20%) Ubuntu
6 31 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (10.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.97%) Debian
10 3 (1.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (35.04%) ITIL
2 81 (31.89%) Load Balancing
3 39 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (12.20%) Data Security
5 29 (11.42%) PRINCE2
6 28 (11.02%) Network Management
6 28 (11.02%) E-Commerce
6 28 (11.02%) Statistical Analysis
7 27 (10.63%) Project Management
8 20 (7.87%) Service Delivery
8 20 (7.87%) Incident Management
8 20 (7.87%) Network Load Balancing
9 19 (7.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (7.48%) DevOps
9 19 (7.48%) Line Management
9 19 (7.48%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.51%) Change Management
10 14 (5.51%) Network Design
11 12 (4.72%) SIEM
12 11 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.11%) Python
2 44 (17.32%) Perl
3 43 (16.93%) Ruby
4 36 (14.17%) Bash Shell
5 28 (11.02%) SQL
6 23 (9.06%) PHP
7 22 (8.66%) Java
8 7 (2.76%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.76%) C
9 5 (1.97%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.97%) VBScript
10 2 (0.79%) Korn
11 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 110 (43.31%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (37.40%) CCNP
3 40 (15.75%) CCSE
4 30 (11.81%) CCNA
5 26 (10.24%) ITIL Certification
6 22 (8.66%) MCSE
6 22 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (7.87%) CCIE
8 12 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (4.72%) Degree
8 12 (4.72%) CCSA
9 9 (3.54%) CISSP
10 8 (3.15%) Security Cleared
11 7 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.36%) CCDP
13 5 (1.97%) SC Cleared
14 3 (1.18%) CCDA
14 3 (1.18%) CCIP
15 2 (0.79%) CCSP
15 2 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.24%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (14.96%) Xen
2 38 (14.96%) KVM
3 35 (13.78%) Active Directory
4 22 (8.66%) vSphere
5 13 (5.12%) XenServer
5 13 (5.12%) Varnish
6 9 (3.54%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.54%) ProxySG
7 7 (2.76%) XenApp
7 7 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.97%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.18%) vCloud
10 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 51 (20.08%) Puppet
2 40 (15.75%) Nagios
3 38 (14.96%) Salt
4 35 (13.78%) Cacti
5 31 (12.20%) Ansible
6 28 (11.02%) CFEngine
6 28 (11.02%) ZABBIX
7 15 (5.91%) FortiGate
8 14 (5.51%) SCSM
9 13 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (4.33%) HAProxy
11 9 (3.54%) Ganglia
12 8 (3.15%) Vagrant
12 8 (3.15%) SCOM
13 7 (2.76%) SCCM
14 5 (1.97%) RANCID
14 5 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (1.97%) HP SiteScope
14 5 (1.97%) Backup Exec
14 5 (1.97%) Foglight
Vendors
1 209 (82.28%) F5
2 143 (56.30%) Cisco
3 118 (46.46%) CheckPoint
4 100 (39.37%) VMware
5 66 (25.98%) Juniper
6 53 (20.87%) Citrix
7 46 (18.11%) Oracle
8 40 (15.75%) Red Hat
9 38 (14.96%) JBoss
9 38 (14.96%) Microsoft
10 25 (9.84%) Blue Coat
11 19 (7.48%) SolarWinds
11 19 (7.48%) HP
12 16 (6.30%) SonicWALL
13 14 (5.51%) Sophos
13 14 (5.51%) Infoblox
13 14 (5.51%) Imperva
14 13 (5.12%) Aruba
15 12 (4.72%) Nortel
15 12 (4.72%) SaltStack
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