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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 753 828 768
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -60
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 139 101 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.086% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 84 84 74
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.50%

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 2015. 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 +56 130 £60,000 +33.33% 17
South East +19 60 £65,000 +40.54% 4
London +46 51 £58,750 +30.55% 11
Berkshire +32 44 £67,500 +28.57% 2
Reading +27 29 £67,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 11 £67,500 - 1
Scotland +22 9 £60,000 -
City of London +3 8 £55,000 +25.71% 4
Buckinghamshire - 8 £55,000 - 1
Manchester - 7 £40,000 -
North West - 7 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 6 £60,000 -
West Lothian - 6 - -
High Wycombe - 6 £55,000 -
Linlithgow - 6 - -
Yorkshire +2 4 £95,000 +94.87%
East of England +2 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Hertfordshire -16 4 £50,000 -13.04%
South West - 4 £54,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £95,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £54,000 -
Swindon - 3 £54,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £95,000 -
Watford -2 2 £53,750 -6.52%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £47,500 -
Southampton - 2 £57,500 -
Thames Valley - 2 £80,000 -
Leeds +15 1 £62,500 +78.57%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 319 (100.00%) F5
2 267 (83.70%) Cisco
3 239 (74.92%) Firewall
4 204 (63.95%) CheckPoint
5 191 (59.87%) Cisco Certification
6 161 (50.47%) Cisco ASA
7 159 (49.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 152 (47.65%) BGP
9 133 (41.69%) Load Balancing
10 131 (41.07%) Network Security
11 120 (37.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 117 (36.68%) Data Centre
12 117 (36.68%) CCNP
12 117 (36.68%) BIG-IP
13 98 (30.72%) OSPF
14 97 (30.41%) WAN
15 93 (29.15%) Juniper
16 90 (28.21%) TCP/IP
17 88 (27.59%) MPLS
18 86 (26.96%) VPN
19 78 (24.45%) EIGRP
20 77 (24.14%) LAN
21 76 (23.82%) CCNA
22 72 (22.57%) CCSE
22 72 (22.57%) Cisco IOS
23 69 (21.63%) Cisco PIX
24 64 (20.06%) CCIE
25 60 (18.81%) Finance
25 60 (18.81%) Network Management
26 59 (18.50%) HSRP

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (3.45%) IIS
2 9 (2.82%) JBoss
2 9 (2.82%) Apache
2 9 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.51%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.57%) CloudStack
4 5 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.57%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (1.57%) Commerce Server
4 5 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (1.57%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (1.57%) PegaRULES
4 5 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.57%) Joomla!
4 5 (1.57%) Drupal
4 5 (1.57%) WordPress
4 5 (1.57%) Node.js
5 3 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (5.96%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.88%) SaaS
2 4 (1.25%) PaaS
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.94%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 239 (74.92%) Firewall
2 161 (50.47%) Cisco ASA
3 159 (49.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 152 (47.65%) BGP
5 131 (41.07%) Network Security
6 120 (37.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 117 (36.68%) BIG-IP
8 98 (30.72%) OSPF
9 97 (30.41%) WAN
10 90 (28.21%) TCP/IP
11 88 (27.59%) MPLS
12 86 (26.96%) VPN
13 78 (24.45%) EIGRP
14 77 (24.14%) LAN
15 72 (22.57%) Cisco IOS
16 69 (21.63%) Cisco PIX
17 59 (18.50%) HSRP
18 55 (17.24%) VLAN
19 54 (16.93%) TACACS
20 52 (16.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.88%) OLTP
2 5 (1.57%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (1.57%) OLAP
3 3 (0.94%) Redis
3 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 60 (18.81%) Finance
2 58 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.39%) Banking
4 10 (3.13%) Law
5 9 (2.82%) Retail
6 7 (2.19%) Legal
7 6 (1.88%) Marketing
8 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.57%) Electronics
9 3 (0.94%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Billing
10 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.63%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 137 (42.95%) Network Engineer
2 47 (14.73%) Analyst
3 46 (14.42%) Security Engineer
4 45 (14.11%) Network Analyst
5 35 (10.97%) Senior Network Engineer
6 27 (8.46%) Architect
7 26 (8.15%) Network Security Engineer
8 24 (7.52%) Security Analyst
9 23 (7.21%) Network Specialist
10 22 (6.90%) Network Security Analyst
11 18 (5.64%) Security Specialist
12 17 (5.33%) Consultant
12 17 (5.33%) Network Architect
12 17 (5.33%) Administrator
13 16 (5.02%) Network Security Specialist
14 14 (4.39%) Network Administrator
14 14 (4.39%) Operations Engineer
14 14 (4.39%) Network Operations Engineer
15 13 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
16 12 (3.76%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.40%) CSS
2 10 (3.13%) Middleware
3 8 (2.51%) Web Services
4 6 (1.88%) REST
4 6 (1.88%) JSON
5 5 (1.57%) jQuery
5 5 (1.57%) HTML5
5 5 (1.57%) Express
5 5 (1.57%) XML
5 5 (1.57%) XSLT
5 5 (1.57%) HTML
6 4 (1.25%) J2EE
7 3 (0.94%) Memcached
7 3 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.94%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.31%) Java EE
8 1 (0.31%) SOAP
8 1 (0.31%) WSDL
8 1 (0.31%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 117 (36.68%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (2.82%) Statistics
5 9 (2.82%) Clustering
6 7 (2.19%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.88%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.57%) DataPower
8 5 (1.57%) PKI
8 5 (1.57%) DTV
9 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.25%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.94%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.94%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.63%) Replication
11 2 (0.63%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.24%) Linux
2 39 (12.23%) Windows
3 22 (6.90%) UNIX
4 7 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.88%) CentOS
5 6 (1.88%) AIX
6 5 (1.57%) Solaris
6 5 (1.57%) SUSE
6 5 (1.57%) Debian
6 5 (1.57%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (41.69%) Load Balancing
2 60 (18.81%) Network Management
3 49 (15.36%) ITIL
4 31 (9.72%) Network Design
4 31 (9.72%) Network Monitoring
5 26 (8.15%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (7.21%) Project Management
7 22 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 22 (6.90%) Problem Management
8 21 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (6.27%) Service Delivery
10 15 (4.70%) Mentoring
11 14 (4.39%) DDoS Mitigation
11 14 (4.39%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (3.76%) E-Commerce
13 11 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (2.82%) Information Security
14 9 (2.82%) Capacity Management
14 9 (2.82%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.52%) Perl
2 10 (3.13%) SQL
3 9 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.51%) Java
4 8 (2.51%) Python
4 8 (2.51%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.57%) Jython
5 5 (1.57%) Korn
5 5 (1.57%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.57%) PHP
5 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 191 (59.87%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (36.68%) CCNP
3 76 (23.82%) CCNA
4 72 (22.57%) CCSE
5 64 (20.06%) CCIE
6 42 (13.17%) CCSA
7 39 (12.23%) Degree
8 26 (8.15%) CISSP
9 23 (7.21%) Check Point Certification
10 20 (6.27%) CCSP
11 10 (3.13%) JNCIP
12 9 (2.82%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.82%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.57%) OSCP
13 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.25%) CCDE
15 3 (0.94%) VCP5
15 3 (0.94%) HP AIS
15 3 (0.94%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.72%) SLA
2 15 (4.70%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.25%) BS7799
5 3 (0.94%) QA
6 2 (0.63%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (6.27%) ProxySG
3 15 (4.70%) vSphere
4 8 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.51%) XenServer
5 7 (2.19%) ISA Server
6 6 (1.88%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.57%) Xen
7 5 (1.57%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.57%) pfSense
7 5 (1.57%) KVM
8 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (10.66%) FortiGate
2 19 (5.96%) CiscoWorks
3 18 (5.64%) Cacti
3 18 (5.64%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (5.02%) OpenNMS
5 5 (1.57%) vMotion
6 4 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.94%) Nagios
8 1 (0.31%) SCCM
8 1 (0.31%) SCOM
8 1 (0.31%) Puppet
8 1 (0.31%) RANCID
8 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 319 (100.00%) F5
2 267 (83.70%) Cisco
3 204 (63.95%) CheckPoint
4 93 (29.15%) Juniper
5 51 (15.99%) VMware
6 41 (12.85%) Blue Coat
7 40 (12.54%) SolarWinds
8 34 (10.66%) Fortinet
9 32 (10.03%) Riverbed
10 30 (9.40%) Microsoft
11 27 (8.46%) Citrix
12 20 (6.27%) McAfee
13 19 (5.96%) HP
13 19 (5.96%) Oracle
14 18 (5.64%) Nokia
15 17 (5.33%) CA
16 14 (4.39%) Websense
17 13 (4.08%) Splunk
18 10 (3.13%) Dell
19 9 (2.82%) Mitel
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Fantastic Salary Offered + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus, + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago