The first table below looks at the demand for F5 BIG-IP GTM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 833 808 834
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 48 62 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.057% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 43
Average salary £52,500 £56,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £47,750 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20468 19663 21122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.58% 18.14% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16386 15794 17412
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Salary Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Salary Histogram in the UK

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
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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 -80 40 £52,500 -8.69% 3
South East -4 20 £52,500 -16.00% 1
East of England -9 7 £57,500 +15.00%
South Wales - 7 £36,500 -
Wales - 7 £36,500 -
Bracknell - 7 £52,500 -
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £57,500 -
Kent - 7 £40,500 - 1
London -55 6 £67,500 +3.84%
Watford - 6 £57,500 -
Surrey -1 5 £47,500 -
City of London -14 5 £67,500 +8.00%
York -7 4 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire -18 4 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -36 4 £50,000 - 1
Guildford - 4 - -
Maidstone - 3 £28,500 - 1
Middlesex +3 1 £40,000 -52.94%
Camberley - 1 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £55,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 111 (97.37%) F5
2 108 (94.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 93 (81.58%) Firewall
4 78 (68.42%) Cisco
5 75 (65.79%) CheckPoint
6 71 (62.28%) DNS
7 68 (59.65%) Blue Coat
8 57 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
9 52 (45.61%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (45.61%) Juniper
9 52 (45.61%) BGP
10 51 (44.74%) OSPF
10 51 (44.74%) CCNP
11 50 (43.86%) BIG-IP
12 48 (42.11%) DHCP
13 45 (39.47%) Network Security
14 42 (36.84%) Load Balancing
15 40 (35.09%) WAN
16 38 (33.33%) TCP/IP
17 37 (32.46%) Linux
18 36 (31.58%) VPN
19 35 (30.70%) IPsec
20 34 (29.82%) VMware
20 34 (29.82%) CCSE
21 32 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
22 31 (27.19%) LAN
23 29 (25.44%) Cisco IOS
24 28 (24.56%) Infoblox
25 27 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
25 27 (23.68%) E-Commerce

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 F5 BIG-IP GTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Office
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (94.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 93 (81.58%) Firewall
3 71 (62.28%) DNS
4 57 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 52 (45.61%) BGP
6 51 (44.74%) OSPF
7 50 (43.86%) BIG-IP
8 48 (42.11%) DHCP
9 45 (39.47%) Network Security
10 40 (35.09%) WAN
11 38 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 36 (31.58%) VPN
13 35 (30.70%) IPsec
14 31 (27.19%) LAN
15 29 (25.44%) Cisco IOS
16 27 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
16 27 (23.68%) SSL
17 23 (20.18%) DMVPN
17 23 (20.18%) NetScreen
18 17 (14.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (21.93%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Law
3 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (35.09%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.42%) Network Specialist
2 21 (18.42%) Security Specialist
2 21 (18.42%) Network Security Specialist
3 16 (14.04%) Consultant
3 16 (14.04%) Security Engineer
4 12 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (8.77%) Escalation Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Security Consultant
6 8 (7.02%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (4.39%) Firewall Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Web Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) Rendezvous
2 5 (4.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Fat Client
1 16 (14.04%) Thin Client
2 8 (7.02%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (5.26%) PKI
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Online Games
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.46%) Linux
2 19 (16.67%) Windows
3 12 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.77%) Windows XP
5 8 (7.02%) UNIX
6 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.75%) Android
9 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 27 (23.68%) E-Commerce
3 15 (13.16%) Change Management
4 14 (12.28%) Network Design
5 11 (9.65%) Network Management
5 11 (9.65%) ITIL
6 9 (7.89%) Network Architecture
6 9 (7.89%) Project Management
7 8 (7.02%) Service Management
7 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
8 5 (4.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.51%) Information Security
9 4 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.51%) Product Management
10 3 (2.63%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.63%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.75%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (1.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.14%) C
2 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (45.61%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (44.74%) CCNP
3 34 (29.82%) CCSE
4 10 (8.77%) JNCIS
5 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.51%) CCIE
6 4 (3.51%) CISSP
7 2 (1.75%) Degree
8 1 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) BS7799
System Software
1 32 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.89%) XenServer
3 8 (7.02%) ProxySG
4 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.75%) Cacti
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (97.37%) F5
2 78 (68.42%) Cisco
3 75 (65.79%) CheckPoint
4 68 (59.65%) Blue Coat
5 52 (45.61%) Juniper
6 34 (29.82%) VMware
7 28 (24.56%) Infoblox
8 26 (22.81%) McAfee
9 25 (21.93%) Citrix
10 24 (21.05%) TippingPoint
11 23 (20.18%) Imperva
12 20 (17.54%) Websense
13 17 (14.91%) SolarWinds
14 14 (12.28%) HP
15 11 (9.65%) Tufin
15 11 (9.65%) Aruba
15 11 (9.65%) LogLogic
15 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
16 10 (8.77%) Lumension
16 10 (8.77%) SonicWALL
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