The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 757 810 874
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +64
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 129 135 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.77% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 89 103 80
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,925 £43,800 £42,350
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £84,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%

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
15800 17579 20355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 16.53% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12802 14528 16382
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%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Histogram in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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 +44 117 £55,000 -4.34% 7
South East +78 66 £55,000 -4.34% 3
London +32 33 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Berkshire +41 19 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 18 £70,000 +24.44% 1
Kent +25 15 £43,000 +7.50%
Yorkshire +30 12 £35,925 -31.57%
High Wycombe +17 11 £70,000 +24.44% 1
Knaresborough - 10 £35,925 -
North Yorkshire - 10 £35,925 -
Maidenhead +4 9 £60,000 +14.28%
Surrey +22 8 £63,000 +0.80%
Reading +17 8 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Uxbridge - 7 £55,000 -
South Wales - 6 £42,500 -
Newport - 6 £42,500 -
Wales - 6 £42,500 -
Scotland - 5 £61,500 - 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Oxford - 5 £45,000 -
City of London +26 4 £67,500 +28.57%
North West -21 4 - -
Hayes - 4 £52,500 -
Reigate - 4 £50,000 -
Chester - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire +29 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Erskine - 2 - -
Redhill - 2 £63,000 -
Tonbridge - 2 £72,500 -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 251 (100.00%) F5
2 164 (65.34%) Cisco
3 163 (64.94%) Firewall
4 160 (63.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 116 (46.22%) CheckPoint
6 95 (37.85%) Cisco Certification
7 89 (35.46%) LAN
8 85 (33.86%) BIG-IP
9 81 (32.27%) Load Balancing
9 81 (32.27%) Cisco ASA
10 80 (31.87%) CCNP
11 76 (30.28%) Finance
12 75 (29.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 70 (27.89%) WAN
14 61 (24.30%) ITIL
15 57 (22.71%) Linux
16 55 (21.91%) VMware
17 50 (19.92%) CCNA
18 47 (18.73%) Juniper
19 46 (18.33%) Windows
20 43 (17.13%) VPN
20 43 (17.13%) BGP
20 43 (17.13%) Network Security
20 43 (17.13%) CCSE
20 43 (17.13%) Palo Alto
21 38 (15.14%) SolarWinds
21 38 (15.14%) Unix
22 37 (14.74%) DNS
22 37 (14.74%) Microsoft
22 37 (14.74%) Network Design

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 22 (8.76%) Apache
1 22 (8.76%) JBoss
1 22 (8.76%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.57%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.39%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.79%) SaaS
4 3 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 163 (64.94%) Firewall
2 160 (63.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 89 (35.46%) LAN
4 85 (33.86%) BIG-IP
5 81 (32.27%) Cisco ASA
6 75 (29.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 70 (27.89%) WAN
8 43 (17.13%) BGP
8 43 (17.13%) Network Security
8 43 (17.13%) VPN
9 37 (14.74%) DNS
10 35 (13.94%) OSPF
11 32 (12.75%) EIGRP
11 32 (12.75%) SSL
11 32 (12.75%) TCP/IP
12 31 (12.35%) Cisco IOS
13 29 (11.55%) MPLS
14 28 (11.16%) VLAN
14 28 (11.16%) Wireless
15 26 (10.36%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 76 (30.28%) Finance
2 30 (11.95%) Telecoms
3 26 (10.36%) Banking
4 8 (3.19%) Advertising
5 5 (1.99%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.99%) Legal
6 3 (1.20%) Law
6 3 (1.20%) Retail
7 2 (0.80%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (38.25%) Network Engineer
2 28 (11.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (9.96%) Analyst
4 23 (9.16%) Security Engineer
5 20 (7.97%) Network Analyst
6 19 (7.57%) Architect
6 19 (7.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (7.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (7.17%) Consultant
8 16 (6.37%) Senior Security Engineer
9 15 (5.98%) Network Support
10 14 (5.58%) Middleware Engineer
11 13 (5.18%) Network Security Engineer
12 11 (4.38%) Security Consultant
13 10 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 10 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.98%) Senior Network Analyst
14 9 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (3.59%) Middleware Architect
14 9 (3.59%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.76%) J2EE
1 22 (8.76%) Middleware
2 11 (4.38%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.20%) Web Services
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.55%) Clustering
2 23 (9.16%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.58%) Replication
4 12 (4.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (4.78%) Fintech
5 9 (3.59%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.59%) Private Cloud
5 9 (3.59%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.20%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.80%) Online Games
9 1 (0.40%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.71%) Linux
2 46 (18.33%) Windows
3 38 (15.14%) Unix
4 12 (4.78%) VyOS
5 11 (4.38%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.59%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (32.27%) Load Balancing
2 61 (24.30%) ITIL
3 37 (14.74%) Network Design
4 23 (9.16%) High Availability
5 21 (8.37%) Change Control
5 21 (8.37%) Network Monitoring
5 21 (8.37%) Service Delivery
6 19 (7.57%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (5.58%) ITIL V3
7 14 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (5.58%) Presales
7 14 (5.58%) Service Management
8 13 (5.18%) Change Management
8 13 (5.18%) Web Filtering
9 12 (4.78%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (4.38%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.38%) Project Management
11 10 (3.98%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (3.98%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.35%) PowerShell
2 22 (8.76%) Perl
3 9 (3.59%) Bash Shell
3 9 (3.59%) Python
3 9 (3.59%) R
3 9 (3.59%) Ruby
4 6 (2.39%) C
5 3 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (37.85%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (31.87%) CCNP
3 50 (19.92%) CCNA
4 43 (17.13%) CCSE
5 28 (11.16%) CCIE
6 14 (5.58%) CCSA
7 13 (5.18%) Degree
8 12 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (4.78%) JNCIA
9 6 (2.39%) CISM
9 6 (2.39%) CISSP
9 6 (2.39%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.99%) CCMSE
11 4 (1.59%) CISA
11 4 (1.59%) IISP
12 3 (1.20%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.20%) MCSE
12 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.16%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.77%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.58%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.59%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.99%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (1.99%) Xen
6 2 (0.80%) Firmware
7 1 (0.40%) Snort
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (5.58%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (3.98%) Puppet
3 9 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.59%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.99%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.20%) Cacti
5 3 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.20%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 2 (0.80%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.40%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 251 (100.00%) F5
2 164 (65.34%) Cisco
3 116 (46.22%) CheckPoint
4 55 (21.91%) VMware
5 47 (18.73%) Juniper
6 43 (17.13%) Palo Alto
7 38 (15.14%) SolarWinds
8 37 (14.74%) Microsoft
9 27 (10.76%) Brocade
10 26 (10.36%) Blue Coat
11 24 (9.56%) Fortinet
12 22 (8.76%) Red Hat
13 19 (7.57%) HP
14 15 (5.98%) Riverbed
15 13 (5.18%) Extreme Networks
16 12 (4.78%) Vyatta
17 11 (4.38%) Aruba
18 10 (3.98%) Avaya
19 9 (3.59%) Cyber-Ark
19 9 (3.59%) LogRhythm
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