The first table below looks at the demand for F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM over the 3 months to 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 797 758 799
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +41
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 99 111 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.10% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.55% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 82 71 60
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20170 20213 20677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.29% 18.53% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16148 16385 17105
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 LTM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 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 -33 92 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South East -3 40 £45,000 -10.00% 2
London -48 33 £45,000 -13.46% 1
City of London +14 29 £45,000 -21.39%
Berkshire +7 17 £52,500 +23.52%
Kent +7 16 £42,500 - 2
Maidstone - 12 £37,500 - 1
Reading +2 9 - -
Yorkshire -47 8 £47,500 -5.00%
Bracknell - 8 £52,500 -
East of England +1 7 £57,500 +15.00%
Hertfordshire - 7 £57,500 -
York -4 6 £48,750 -2.50%
North Yorkshire -14 6 £48,750 -2.50%
Watford - 6 £57,500 -
Surrey 0 4 £47,500 -2.56%
South Wales - 4 £36,500 -
Wales - 4 £36,500 -
Bridgend - 4 £36,500 -
Guildford - 3 - -
West Yorkshire -40 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Leeds -45 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Uxbridge - 2 £53,000 -
North West +4 1 £52,500 -12.13% 1
Shropshire -5 1 - -
Telford -8 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £55,500 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Camberley - 1 £47,500 -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM.

1 199 (98.03%) F5
2 156 (76.85%) Firewall
3 145 (71.43%) Cisco
4 126 (62.07%) CheckPoint
5 125 (61.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 102 (50.25%) Cisco Certification
7 99 (48.77%) Blue Coat
8 97 (47.78%) Cisco ASA
9 94 (46.31%) BIG-IP
10 91 (44.83%) CCNP
11 83 (40.89%) Network Security
12 81 (39.90%) DNS
13 76 (37.44%) WAN
14 73 (35.96%) Load Balancing
15 72 (35.47%) DHCP
16 69 (33.99%) BGP
17 68 (33.50%) OSPF
18 67 (33.00%) VMware
19 66 (32.51%) Linux
20 64 (31.53%) Juniper
20 64 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 61 (30.05%) CCSE
21 61 (30.05%) VPN
22 56 (27.59%) Citrix
23 51 (25.12%) LAN
24 44 (21.67%) TCP/IP
25 43 (21.18%) ITIL
25 43 (21.18%) Cisco Nexus
26 42 (20.69%) IPsec
27 40 (19.70%) Finance

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.36%) WebLogic
1 19 (9.36%) Apache
1 19 (9.36%) Tomcat
1 19 (9.36%) nginx
2 4 (1.97%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.45%) RMDS
2 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 156 (76.85%) Firewall
2 125 (61.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 97 (47.78%) Cisco ASA
4 94 (46.31%) BIG-IP
5 83 (40.89%) Network Security
6 81 (39.90%) DNS
7 76 (37.44%) WAN
8 72 (35.47%) DHCP
9 69 (33.99%) BGP
10 68 (33.50%) OSPF
11 61 (30.05%) VPN
12 51 (25.12%) LAN
13 44 (21.67%) TCP/IP
14 43 (21.18%) Cisco Nexus
15 42 (20.69%) IPsec
16 38 (18.72%) SSL
16 38 (18.72%) Cisco IOS
17 33 (16.26%) DMVPN
18 31 (15.27%) NetScaler
18 31 (15.27%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.36%) MySQL
1 19 (9.36%) DB2
2 8 (3.94%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 4 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (19.70%) Finance
2 12 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.43%) Law
4 3 (1.48%) Games
5 2 (0.99%) Retail
5 2 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (33.00%) Network Engineer
2 32 (15.76%) Security Engineer
3 30 (14.78%) Security Specialist
3 30 (14.78%) Network Specialist
3 30 (14.78%) Network Security Specialist
4 20 (9.85%) Consultant
5 19 (9.36%) Administrator
5 19 (9.36%) Linux Administrator
6 17 (8.37%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (5.91%) Security Consultant
9 11 (5.42%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.93%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.93%) Network Team Leader
10 10 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 9 (4.43%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.43%) Analyst
11 9 (4.43%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.43%) XML
2 7 (3.45%) Rendezvous
3 5 (2.46%) Web Services
4 3 (1.48%) CSS
5 1 (0.49%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.84%) Thin Client
1 22 (10.84%) Fat Client
2 12 (5.91%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (4.43%) Smartphone
4 7 (3.45%) PKI
5 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.99%) Online Games
7 1 (0.49%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.49%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 66 (32.51%) Linux
2 22 (10.84%) Windows
2 22 (10.84%) CentOS
3 19 (9.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (9.36%) Ubuntu
4 7 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.45%) UNIX
4 7 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.96%) Load Balancing
2 43 (21.18%) ITIL
3 38 (18.72%) E-Commerce
4 19 (9.36%) Project Management
4 19 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (9.36%) Statistical Analysis
5 17 (8.37%) Change Management
6 16 (7.88%) Network Management
7 13 (6.40%) Network Design
8 12 (5.91%) Service Management
9 11 (5.42%) Network Architecture
9 11 (5.42%) Project Planning
10 8 (3.94%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.45%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (1.97%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (1.97%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (1.97%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (1.97%) PRINCE2
12 4 (1.97%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.36%) Perl
1 19 (9.36%) Python
1 19 (9.36%) Ruby
1 19 (9.36%) Bash Shell
2 9 (4.43%) C
2 9 (4.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 102 (50.25%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (44.83%) CCNP
3 61 (30.05%) CCSE
4 16 (7.88%) CCNA
5 15 (7.39%) JNCIS
5 15 (7.39%) CISSP
6 9 (4.43%) CCSA
7 8 (3.94%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.45%) CCIE
9 6 (2.96%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.97%) CCDA
11 3 (1.48%) Degree
12 2 (0.99%) CCSP
13 1 (0.49%) CCDP
13 1 (0.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.91%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) BS7799
System Software
1 64 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (13.30%) ProxySG
3 19 (9.36%) Xen
3 19 (9.36%) KVM
4 12 (5.91%) XenServer
5 6 (2.96%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (10.34%) Cacti
2 19 (9.36%) Puppet
2 19 (9.36%) CFEngine
2 19 (9.36%) Nagios
2 19 (9.36%) ZABBIX
2 19 (9.36%) Ansible
2 19 (9.36%) Salt
3 14 (6.90%) CiscoWorks
4 12 (5.91%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.49%) OPNET
Vendors
1 199 (98.03%) F5
2 145 (71.43%) Cisco
3 126 (62.07%) CheckPoint
4 99 (48.77%) Blue Coat
5 67 (33.00%) VMware
6 64 (31.53%) Juniper
7 56 (27.59%) Citrix
8 40 (19.70%) McAfee
9 36 (17.73%) Infoblox
10 32 (15.76%) SolarWinds
11 31 (15.27%) Imperva
12 29 (14.29%) Riverbed
12 29 (14.29%) TippingPoint
13 23 (11.33%) Red Hat
14 19 (9.36%) HP
14 19 (9.36%) Oracle
14 19 (9.36%) JBoss
15 16 (7.88%) Websense
16 14 (6.90%) Sourcefire
16 14 (6.90%) Fortinet
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