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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 842 792 847
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +55
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 73 84 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.079% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64 54 48
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +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
20577 18364 22351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.06% 17.17% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16276 14910 18244
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 £26,410 £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 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 30 September 2014 within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Histogram in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 27 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 30 September 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 -54 69 £50,000 - 11
South East -2 29 £50,000 -28.57% 6
London -30 29 £45,000 -10.00% 2
City of London +25 21 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Kent - 18 £45,000 - 2
Maidstone - 16 £42,500 - 1
Reading -1 5 £50,000 - 3
Berkshire -13 5 £50,000 -33.33% 3
Yorkshire -38 5 £50,000 +17.64%
York - 4 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
Surrey -2 3 - -
South Wales - 3 £36,500 -
Wales - 3 £36,500 -
Bridgend - 3 £36,500 -
Guildford - 3 - -
Swindon -2 1 £65,000 -
Wiltshire -8 1 £65,000 -
South West -26 1 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 - 2
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 - 1

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 172 (97.73%) F5
2 124 (70.45%) Firewall
3 112 (63.64%) Cisco
4 93 (52.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 90 (51.14%) CheckPoint
6 83 (47.16%) BIG-IP
7 72 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (40.34%) Blue Coat
9 70 (39.77%) Network Security
10 67 (38.07%) CCNP
11 66 (37.50%) Juniper
12 64 (36.36%) Linux
13 63 (35.80%) WAN
14 62 (35.23%) Cisco ASA
15 59 (33.52%) Load Balancing
16 56 (31.82%) ITIL
17 52 (29.55%) VMware
17 52 (29.55%) CCSE
18 50 (28.41%) BGP
19 49 (27.84%) OSPF
20 48 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
21 41 (23.30%) Citrix
22 40 (22.73%) VPN
22 40 (22.73%) DNS
22 40 (22.73%) LAN
23 34 (19.32%) Red Hat
24 33 (18.75%) TCP/IP
25 32 (18.18%) Finance
25 32 (18.18%) CentOS
26 31 (17.61%) Cacti

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 29 (16.48%) WebLogic
1 29 (16.48%) Apache
1 29 (16.48%) Tomcat
1 29 (16.48%) nginx
2 3 (1.70%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) RMDS
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (70.45%) Firewall
2 93 (52.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 83 (47.16%) BIG-IP
4 70 (39.77%) Network Security
5 63 (35.80%) WAN
6 62 (35.23%) Cisco ASA
7 50 (28.41%) BGP
8 49 (27.84%) OSPF
9 40 (22.73%) LAN
9 40 (22.73%) VPN
9 40 (22.73%) DNS
10 33 (18.75%) TCP/IP
11 31 (17.61%) IPsec
12 29 (16.48%) NetScaler
13 28 (15.91%) SSL
14 23 (13.07%) DHCP
15 22 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (11.93%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (10.23%) Wireless
17 18 (10.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.48%) MySQL
2 28 (15.91%) DB2
3 1 (0.57%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (18.18%) Finance
2 19 (10.80%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.41%) Legal
4 4 (2.27%) Law
5 3 (1.70%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (29.55%) Network Engineer
2 32 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 29 (16.48%) Linux Administrator
3 29 (16.48%) Administrator
4 18 (10.23%) Consultant
5 16 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (8.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (7.39%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (6.82%) Network Team Leader
8 12 (6.82%) Team Leader
8 12 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (6.25%) Security Specialist
9 11 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
9 11 (6.25%) Network Specialist
10 10 (5.68%) Escalation Engineer
11 9 (5.11%) IP Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Security Consultant
13 6 (3.41%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (1.14%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.11%) Thin Client
1 9 (5.11%) Smartphone
1 9 (5.11%) Fat Client
2 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.14%) Online Games
4 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.57%) SecurID
5 1 (0.57%) PKI
5 1 (0.57%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.57%) Open Source
5 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (36.36%) Linux
2 32 (18.18%) CentOS
3 29 (16.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (16.48%) Ubuntu
4 27 (15.34%) Windows
5 15 (8.52%) Windows XP
5 15 (8.52%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.98%) UNIX
7 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.52%) Load Balancing
2 56 (31.82%) ITIL
3 29 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.91%) Statistical Analysis
5 23 (13.07%) Network Design
6 18 (10.23%) E-Commerce
7 13 (7.39%) Mentoring
8 10 (5.68%) Service Management
8 10 (5.68%) Information Security
8 10 (5.68%) Change Control
9 9 (5.11%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 9 (5.11%) Line Management
10 8 (4.55%) Change Management
11 7 (3.98%) PRINCE
11 7 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.98%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (3.41%) Network Management
13 5 (2.84%) Configuration Management
13 5 (2.84%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.48%) Perl
1 29 (16.48%) Python
1 29 (16.48%) Ruby
1 29 (16.48%) Bash Shell
2 5 (2.84%) C
3 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (38.07%) CCNP
3 52 (29.55%) CCSE
4 25 (14.20%) JNCIS
5 12 (6.82%) Security Cleared
6 11 (6.25%) CISSP
6 11 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 9 (5.11%) CCSA
8 6 (3.41%) CCNA
9 5 (2.84%) CCSP
10 4 (2.27%) CCIE
11 3 (1.70%) Degree
12 1 (0.57%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) QA
2 6 (3.41%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 48 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (17.05%) ProxySG
3 28 (15.91%) Xen
3 28 (15.91%) KVM
4 8 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (17.61%) Cacti
2 29 (16.48%) Puppet
2 29 (16.48%) Nagios
2 29 (16.48%) Ansible
3 28 (15.91%) Salt
3 28 (15.91%) ZABBIX
3 28 (15.91%) CFEngine
4 9 (5.11%) FortiGate
5 6 (3.41%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.57%) OPNET
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 172 (97.73%) F5
2 112 (63.64%) Cisco
3 90 (51.14%) CheckPoint
4 71 (40.34%) Blue Coat
5 66 (37.50%) Juniper
6 52 (29.55%) VMware
7 41 (23.30%) Citrix
8 34 (19.32%) Red Hat
9 29 (16.48%) Oracle
9 29 (16.48%) JBoss
10 26 (14.77%) McAfee
11 20 (11.36%) Riverbed
12 19 (10.80%) Websense
12 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
13 16 (9.09%) Aruba
14 15 (8.52%) Lumension
14 15 (8.52%) Infoblox
14 15 (8.52%) SonicWALL
15 14 (7.95%) Imperva
16 12 (6.82%) HP
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: £65k & Car Allowance & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago