The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 848 828 863
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +35
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 56 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.047% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 32
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £51,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%

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
20327 18645 22362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.23% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16107 15066 18227
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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

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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Salary Histogram in the UK

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 28 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 21 October 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 -11 51 £56,250 -6.25% 3
South East +5 21 £52,500 +2.43%
Kent - 15 £60,000 -
London -25 13 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Maidstone - 12 £56,250 -
Yorkshire -24 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
York - 6 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
Berkshire 0 4 £50,000 -
Reading -5 4 £50,000 -
Bridgend - 4 £37,000 - 1
South Wales - 4 £37,000 - 1
Wales - 4 £37,000 - 1
North West -5 3 £47,500 -20.83%
Manchester - 3 £47,500 -
City of London +8 2 £52,500 -
South West -22 1 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire -35 1 - - 1
Leeds -38 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 95 (95.00%) F5
2 93 (93.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 79 (79.00%) Firewall
4 68 (68.00%) Cisco
5 53 (53.00%) CheckPoint
6 51 (51.00%) Juniper
7 47 (47.00%) Blue Coat
8 43 (43.00%) Network Security
9 42 (42.00%) DNS
10 41 (41.00%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (40.00%) WAN
12 39 (39.00%) Cisco Certification
13 38 (38.00%) CCNP
13 38 (38.00%) BGP
13 38 (38.00%) BIG-IP
14 37 (37.00%) OSPF
15 32 (32.00%) Linux
16 31 (31.00%) LAN
16 31 (31.00%) VPN
17 30 (30.00%) TCP/IP
18 28 (28.00%) IPsec
18 28 (28.00%) CCSE
19 26 (26.00%) Websense
20 25 (25.00%) McAfee
20 25 (25.00%) SSL
20 25 (25.00%) Network Design
21 24 (24.00%) Load Balancing
21 24 (24.00%) Windows
22 20 (20.00%) JNCIS
22 20 (20.00%) Windows 7

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 17 (17.00%) MS Office
2 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (93.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 79 (79.00%) Firewall
3 43 (43.00%) Network Security
4 42 (42.00%) DNS
5 41 (41.00%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (40.00%) WAN
7 38 (38.00%) BGP
7 38 (38.00%) BIG-IP
8 37 (37.00%) OSPF
9 31 (31.00%) LAN
9 31 (31.00%) VPN
10 30 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 28 (28.00%) IPsec
12 25 (25.00%) SSL
13 19 (19.00%) DHCP
14 18 (18.00%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (17.00%) SMTP
16 15 (15.00%) RIP
16 15 (15.00%) Cisco PIX
17 14 (14.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) Security Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) Consultant
4 13 (13.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (11.00%) Security Specialist
6 11 (11.00%) Escalation Engineer
7 10 (10.00%) Network Specialist
7 10 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
8 7 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.00%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Security Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Network Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Network Design Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Thin Client
1 9 (9.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.00%) Linux
2 24 (24.00%) Windows
3 20 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 17 (17.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (7.00%) UNIX
6 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.00%) Android
7 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.00%) Network Design
2 24 (24.00%) Load Balancing
3 13 (13.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (11.00%) Information Security
5 10 (10.00%) ITIL
6 9 (9.00%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (9.00%) Line Management
7 7 (7.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (7.00%) Change Control
7 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.00%) Change Management
9 5 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (5.00%) Service Management
10 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (4.00%) Network Management
10 4 (4.00%) Product Management
10 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.00%) C
2 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.00%) Java
2 1 (1.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (39.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (38.00%) CCNP
3 28 (28.00%) CCSE
4 20 (20.00%) JNCIS
5 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) CCIE
6 4 (4.00%) CCSP
7 3 (3.00%) CISSP
7 3 (3.00%) MBA
8 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.00%) ProxySG
3 3 (3.00%) XenServer
3 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.00%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.00%) Cacti
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 95 (95.00%) F5
2 68 (68.00%) Cisco
3 53 (53.00%) CheckPoint
4 51 (51.00%) Juniper
5 47 (47.00%) Blue Coat
6 26 (26.00%) Websense
7 25 (25.00%) McAfee
8 19 (19.00%) VMware
9 17 (17.00%) SonicWALL
9 17 (17.00%) Aruba
9 17 (17.00%) Lumension
9 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (12.00%) Infoblox
10 12 (12.00%) Imperva
11 11 (11.00%) Citrix
12 10 (10.00%) Riverbed
13 9 (9.00%) Sourcefire
13 9 (9.00%) TippingPoint
14 8 (8.00%) LogLogic
14 8 (8.00%) Tufin
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