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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 807 807 834
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 83 94 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.087% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.50% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71 63 38
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +23.65%

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
20108 18684 22335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.20% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15928 15114 18224
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 22 October 2014 within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Histogram in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 29 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 22 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 +9 79 £50,000 -9.09% 8
London -7 33 £50,000 -13.04% 3
South East +1 32 £51,250 -
Kent +22 19 £52,500 +23.52%
City of London +18 19 £45,000 -10.00%
Maidstone - 16 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -22 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Berkshire -13 6 £50,000 -28.57%
North Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
York - 6 £50,000 -
Reading +3 5 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £50,000 -
Bridgend - 3 £37,500 - 1
South Wales - 3 £37,500 - 1
Wales - 3 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire -3 2 £50,750 - 2
South West -14 2 £50,750 - 4
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Swindon +1 1 £65,000 -
Maidenhead -15 1 - -
Leeds -27 1 - - 1
West Midlands -27 1 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire -31 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £36,500 - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 175 (97.22%) F5
2 126 (70.00%) Firewall
3 112 (62.22%) Cisco
4 94 (52.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 88 (48.89%) CheckPoint
6 81 (45.00%) BIG-IP
7 75 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (39.44%) Juniper
9 70 (38.89%) Blue Coat
9 70 (38.89%) Network Security
10 67 (37.22%) CCNP
10 67 (37.22%) Linux
11 63 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
12 59 (32.78%) Load Balancing
12 59 (32.78%) WAN
13 56 (31.11%) ITIL
14 55 (30.56%) VMware
14 55 (30.56%) CCSE
15 51 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 48 (26.67%) BGP
17 47 (26.11%) OSPF
18 41 (22.78%) LAN
18 41 (22.78%) DNS
19 40 (22.22%) VPN
20 39 (21.67%) Citrix
21 36 (20.00%) Red Hat
22 35 (19.44%) TCP/IP
23 34 (18.89%) CentOS
24 33 (18.33%) Cacti
24 33 (18.33%) Python

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 31 (17.22%) JBoss
1 31 (17.22%) Apache
1 31 (17.22%) Tomcat
1 31 (17.22%) WebLogic
1 31 (17.22%) nginx
2 3 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) RMDS
2 2 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 126 (70.00%) Firewall
2 94 (52.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 81 (45.00%) BIG-IP
4 70 (38.89%) Network Security
5 63 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
6 59 (32.78%) WAN
7 48 (26.67%) BGP
8 47 (26.11%) OSPF
9 41 (22.78%) LAN
9 41 (22.78%) DNS
10 40 (22.22%) VPN
11 35 (19.44%) TCP/IP
12 29 (16.11%) NetScaler
12 29 (16.11%) IPsec
13 27 (15.00%) SSL
14 22 (12.22%) Cisco PIX
15 20 (11.11%) DHCP
16 19 (10.56%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (9.44%) SMTP
18 16 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.22%) MySQL
2 28 (15.56%) DB2
3 3 (1.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.56%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (14.44%) Finance
2 22 (12.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.33%) Legal
4 3 (1.67%) Games
5 2 (1.11%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (31.11%) Network Engineer
2 34 (18.89%) Security Engineer
3 31 (17.22%) Administrator
3 31 (17.22%) Linux Administrator
4 18 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (10.00%) Consultant
5 16 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (7.22%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (6.11%) Security Specialist
8 11 (6.11%) Escalation Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Network Specialist
9 10 (5.56%) Team Leader
9 10 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
9 10 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
10 9 (5.00%) IP Engineer
11 8 (4.44%) Analyst
11 8 (4.44%) Security Consultant
12 7 (3.89%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (1.67%) Rendezvous
3 2 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 9 (5.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 4 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.67%) Open Source
4 2 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.11%) Online Games
4 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.56%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 67 (37.22%) Linux
2 34 (18.89%) CentOS
3 31 (17.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (17.22%) Ubuntu
4 29 (16.11%) Windows
5 17 (9.44%) Windows XP
5 17 (9.44%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.00%) UNIX
7 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.78%) Load Balancing
2 56 (31.11%) ITIL
3 31 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.56%) Statistical Analysis
5 26 (14.44%) Network Design
6 15 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 13 (7.22%) Mentoring
8 10 (5.56%) Information Security
8 10 (5.56%) Change Control
9 9 (5.00%) Service Management
9 9 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 9 (5.00%) Line Management
10 7 (3.89%) Change Management
10 7 (3.89%) PRINCE
10 7 (3.89%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.33%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.33%) Network Management
12 5 (2.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.33%) Python
2 31 (17.22%) Perl
2 31 (17.22%) Bash Shell
2 31 (17.22%) Ruby
3 6 (3.33%) SQL
4 2 (1.11%) C
4 2 (1.11%) Java
5 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (37.22%) CCNP
3 55 (30.56%) CCSE
4 29 (16.11%) JNCIS
5 12 (6.67%) CISSP
6 9 (5.00%) CCIE
6 9 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.00%) CCSA
7 6 (3.33%) CCSP
8 5 (2.78%) CCNA
9 2 (1.11%) Degree
10 1 (0.56%) CCDA
10 1 (0.56%) CCDP
10 1 (0.56%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) QA
1 6 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) BS7799
System Software
1 51 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.11%) ProxySG
3 28 (15.56%) KVM
3 28 (15.56%) Xen
4 3 (1.67%) XenServer
5 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (18.33%) Cacti
2 31 (17.22%) Nagios
2 31 (17.22%) Puppet
2 31 (17.22%) Ansible
3 28 (15.56%) CFEngine
3 28 (15.56%) ZABBIX
3 28 (15.56%) Salt
4 11 (6.11%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.22%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 175 (97.22%) F5
2 112 (62.22%) Cisco
3 88 (48.89%) CheckPoint
4 71 (39.44%) Juniper
5 70 (38.89%) Blue Coat
6 55 (30.56%) VMware
7 39 (21.67%) Citrix
8 36 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 31 (17.22%) Oracle
10 26 (14.44%) McAfee
11 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
12 22 (12.22%) Websense
13 18 (10.00%) Aruba
14 17 (9.44%) Lumension
14 17 (9.44%) SonicWALL
15 16 (8.89%) Riverbed
16 12 (6.67%) Infoblox
16 12 (6.67%) Imperva
17 11 (6.11%) Sourcefire
18 9 (5.00%) TippingPoint
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