The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 784 859 883
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +24
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 97 115 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.65% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 77 76 89
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +31.57%

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
15411 17645 20432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.16% 16.58% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12487 14583 16456
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 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 8 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +40 83 £55,000 - 5
London +24 39 £52,500 -4.54% 4
South East +59 26 £67,500 +22.72%
South Wales - 11 £67,500 -
Cardiff - 11 £67,500 -
Wales - 11 £67,500 -
High Wycombe +15 8 £67,500 -6.89%
Buckinghamshire +12 8 £67,500 -10.00%
Uxbridge - 8 £55,000 -
Berkshire +48 7 £60,000 +4.34%
Surrey +28 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire +21 7 £35,000 -33.33%
Harrogate - 6 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire +6 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East of England +1 5 £55,000 - 1
North West -15 5 £35,000 -6.04%
Bedford - 5 £55,000 - 1
Reigate - 5 £50,000 -
Manchester - 5 £35,000 -
Hounslow +11 4 £51,500 +37.33%
Kent - 4 £72,500 -
Hayes - 4 £52,500 -
Reading +33 3 £66,000 +20.00%
City of London +26 3 £55,000 -4.34%
Maidenhead - 3 £60,000 -
Tonbridge - 2 £72,500 -
Scotland - 2 £61,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +28 1 £55,000 +4.76%
South West +10 1 - -

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 201 (96.17%) F5
2 158 (75.60%) Cisco
3 112 (53.59%) CheckPoint
3 112 (53.59%) Firewall
4 109 (52.15%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (44.50%) CCNP
6 88 (42.11%) WAN
6 88 (42.11%) MPLS
7 83 (39.71%) VPN
7 83 (39.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 81 (38.76%) BGP
9 79 (37.80%) LAN
10 73 (34.93%) OSPF
11 66 (31.58%) DNS
11 66 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 66 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
12 64 (30.62%) Juniper
12 64 (30.62%) Network Security
13 62 (29.67%) Finance
14 60 (28.71%) Data Centre
15 59 (28.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 55 (26.32%) TCP/IP
17 52 (24.88%) Palo Alto
18 51 (24.40%) Load Balancing
19 46 (22.01%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (20.10%) Banking
21 41 (19.62%) ITIL
22 40 (19.14%) Telecoms
23 39 (18.66%) Linux
24 38 (18.18%) DHCP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (3.35%) Apache
2 5 (2.39%) IIS
3 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.44%) nginx
4 3 (1.44%) SAS
4 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.48%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.44%) MS Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.70%) Cloud Computing
1 14 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.35%) Office 365
4 4 (1.91%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (53.59%) Firewall
2 88 (42.11%) MPLS
2 88 (42.11%) WAN
3 83 (39.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 83 (39.71%) VPN
4 81 (38.76%) BGP
5 79 (37.80%) LAN
6 73 (34.93%) OSPF
7 66 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 66 (31.58%) DNS
8 64 (30.62%) Network Security
9 59 (28.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 55 (26.32%) TCP/IP
11 38 (18.18%) DHCP
11 38 (18.18%) EIGRP
12 37 (17.70%) VLAN
13 32 (15.31%) Internet
14 30 (14.35%) SSL
15 28 (13.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.91%) MySQL
2 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.44%) Redis
3 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.91%) Maven
3 3 (1.44%) Ant
3 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 62 (29.67%) Finance
2 42 (20.10%) Banking
3 40 (19.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.39%) Billing
4 5 (2.39%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (41.63%) Network Engineer
2 33 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 32 (15.31%) Network Security Engineer
4 31 (14.83%) Architect
4 31 (14.83%) Network Architect
4 31 (14.83%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (9.57%) Cisco Architect
5 20 (9.57%) Cisco Network Architect
6 18 (8.61%) Consultant
7 17 (8.13%) Network Support
8 15 (7.18%) Cisco Engineer
8 15 (7.18%) Network Support Engineer
8 15 (7.18%) Support Engineer
9 13 (6.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.78%) IP Network Engineer
10 10 (4.78%) Security Consultant
10 10 (4.78%) Security Support Engineer
11 9 (4.31%) Analyst
12 8 (3.83%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.35%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.87%) LAMP
3 3 (1.44%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (1.44%) XMPP
4 2 (0.96%) CGI
4 2 (0.96%) Embperl
4 2 (0.96%) FastCGI
4 2 (0.96%) XML
5 1 (0.48%) .NET
5 1 (0.48%) Ajax
5 1 (0.48%) Java EE
5 1 (0.48%) jQuery
5 1 (0.48%) Middleware
5 1 (0.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 60 (28.71%) Data Centre
2 46 (22.01%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 9 (4.31%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.31%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.39%) Clustering
7 5 (2.39%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.91%) BBC
8 4 (1.91%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.44%) iPad
9 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.96%) IVR
10 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.48%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.48%) Online Games
11 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.66%) Linux
2 30 (14.35%) Windows
3 14 (6.70%) Unix
4 13 (6.22%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.91%) CatOS
7 4 (1.91%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.91%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.40%) Load Balancing
2 41 (19.62%) ITIL
3 24 (11.48%) Network Design
4 22 (10.53%) Change Management
4 22 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 18 (8.61%) Problem Management
6 17 (8.13%) Network Architecture
7 14 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (6.22%) DevOps
9 12 (5.74%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (5.26%) Project Management
11 10 (4.78%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 10 (4.78%) Network Load Balancing
11 10 (4.78%) Security Management
11 10 (4.78%) Trend Analysis
12 9 (4.31%) Risk Management
12 9 (4.31%) Service Management
13 8 (3.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.57%) Python
2 13 (6.22%) Bash Shell
2 13 (6.22%) Ruby
3 9 (4.31%) Lisp
3 9 (4.31%) Perl
3 9 (4.31%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.35%) C
4 7 (3.35%) Java
4 7 (3.35%) R
5 4 (1.91%) SQL
6 2 (0.96%) C++
6 2 (0.96%) Go
7 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 109 (52.15%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (44.50%) CCNP
3 23 (11.00%) CCNA
4 20 (9.57%) CCIE
4 20 (9.57%) Degree
5 18 (8.61%) CCSE
6 15 (7.18%) CCSA
7 13 (6.22%) CCDP
8 9 (4.31%) JNCIA
9 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.87%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.39%) CCMSE
11 5 (2.39%) CISSP
11 5 (2.39%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.91%) CCSP
12 4 (1.91%) CISA
12 4 (1.91%) CISM
12 4 (1.91%) MCSE
12 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.13%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.26%) SLA
3 9 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.39%) QA
5 3 (1.44%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.48%) COBIT
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.44%) Firmware
4 3 (1.44%) iptables
5 2 (0.96%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (6.22%) Puppet
2 12 (5.74%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (2.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.91%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.44%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.96%) Foglight
8 1 (0.48%) Ansible
8 1 (0.48%) Cacti
8 1 (0.48%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.48%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.48%) OpenView
Vendors
1 201 (96.17%) F5
2 158 (75.60%) Cisco
3 112 (53.59%) CheckPoint
4 64 (30.62%) Juniper
5 52 (24.88%) Palo Alto
6 29 (13.88%) SolarWinds
7 26 (12.44%) Avaya
8 23 (11.00%) Riverbed
9 22 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 21 (10.05%) Fortinet
11 19 (9.09%) HP
12 17 (8.13%) Blue Coat
13 14 (6.70%) VMware
14 13 (6.22%) NetScout
15 9 (4.31%) Aruba
15 9 (4.31%) Cyber-Ark
15 9 (4.31%) LogRhythm
15 9 (4.31%) TippingPoint
16 8 (3.83%) FireEye
16 8 (3.83%) LogLogic
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