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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 743 812 774
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -38
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 150 95 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.083% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.46% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 107 79 66
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +60 143 £55,000 +18.91% 13
London +33 54 £57,000 +26.66% 6
South East +25 51 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Berkshire +33 35 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Reading +16 25 £67,500 +3.84% 1
South West -8 15 £49,000 -24.61% 4
Wiltshire +12 14 £49,000 -24.61% 4
Swindon +24 13 £49,000 -24.61% 4
East of England +6 9 £48,000 -16.52%
Hertfordshire -2 9 £48,000 -16.52%
City of London +7 8 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £55,000 +10.00%
North West - 7 £40,000 -
Manchester - 7 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 7 £67,500 -
Scotland +7 6 - -
West Lothian - 6 - -
High Wycombe - 6 £55,000 -
Linlithgow - 6 - -
Watford -6 5 £52,500 -8.69%
Yorkshire +9 4 £95,000 +90.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire +7 3 £95,000 -
Sheffield 0 3 £95,000 -
Kent -12 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
Middlesex +4 2 £34,500 -13.75%
Maidstone -6 2 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 309 (100.00%) F5
2 262 (84.79%) Cisco
3 229 (74.11%) Firewall
4 200 (64.72%) Cisco Certification
5 196 (63.43%) CheckPoint
6 160 (51.78%) Cisco ASA
7 158 (51.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 146 (47.25%) BGP
9 127 (41.10%) CCNP
9 127 (41.10%) Data Centre
10 122 (39.48%) Network Security
11 120 (38.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 119 (38.51%) Load Balancing
13 118 (38.19%) Juniper
14 111 (35.92%) BIG-IP
15 103 (33.33%) VPN
16 101 (32.69%) OSPF
17 98 (31.72%) MPLS
17 98 (31.72%) WAN
18 97 (31.39%) TCP/IP
19 91 (29.45%) LAN
20 75 (24.27%) CCNA
21 74 (23.95%) EIGRP
22 70 (22.65%) Cisco IOS
23 68 (22.01%) CCIE
24 67 (21.68%) VLAN
25 65 (21.04%) Finance
26 64 (20.71%) Wireless
26 64 (20.71%) Network Management
27 63 (20.39%) HSRP

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (2.91%) JBoss
1 9 (2.91%) Apache
1 9 (2.91%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.59%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.62%) CloudStack
3 5 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (1.62%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (1.62%) Commerce Server
3 5 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (1.62%) WebSphere Process Server
3 5 (1.62%) PegaRULES
3 5 (1.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.62%) Joomla!
3 5 (1.62%) Drupal
3 5 (1.62%) WordPress
3 5 (1.62%) Node.js
4 4 (1.29%) IIS
4 4 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (6.80%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) Mimecast
2 3 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) PaaS
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 229 (74.11%) Firewall
2 160 (51.78%) Cisco ASA
3 158 (51.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 146 (47.25%) BGP
5 122 (39.48%) Network Security
6 120 (38.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 111 (35.92%) BIG-IP
8 103 (33.33%) VPN
9 101 (32.69%) OSPF
10 98 (31.72%) MPLS
10 98 (31.72%) WAN
11 97 (31.39%) TCP/IP
12 91 (29.45%) LAN
13 74 (23.95%) EIGRP
14 70 (22.65%) Cisco IOS
15 67 (21.68%) VLAN
16 64 (20.71%) Wireless
17 63 (20.39%) HSRP
18 57 (18.45%) TACACS
19 55 (17.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.94%) OLTP
2 5 (1.62%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (1.62%) OLAP
3 3 (0.97%) Redis
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 65 (21.04%) Finance
2 61 (19.74%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.83%) Banking
4 12 (3.88%) Retail
5 8 (2.59%) Law
6 7 (2.27%) Legal
7 6 (1.94%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.94%) Games
7 6 (1.94%) Marketing
8 5 (1.62%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.62%) Electronics
8 5 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.65%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 139 (44.98%) Network Engineer
2 48 (15.53%) Analyst
2 48 (15.53%) Security Engineer
3 47 (15.21%) Network Analyst
4 40 (12.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 31 (10.03%) Network Security Engineer
6 25 (8.09%) Architect
7 20 (6.47%) Security Analyst
8 19 (6.15%) Network Security Analyst
9 17 (5.50%) Network Specialist
9 17 (5.50%) Consultant
9 17 (5.50%) Administrator
10 15 (4.85%) Network Architect
11 14 (4.53%) Network Administrator
12 13 (4.21%) Systems Analyst
13 12 (3.88%) Senior Network Administrator
14 11 (3.56%) Cisco Engineer
14 11 (3.56%) Security Specialist
15 10 (3.24%) Network Security Specialist
15 10 (3.24%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.68%) CSS
2 10 (3.24%) Middleware
3 6 (1.94%) REST
3 6 (1.94%) JSON
4 5 (1.62%) jQuery
4 5 (1.62%) HTML5
4 5 (1.62%) Express
4 5 (1.62%) HTML
4 5 (1.62%) Web Services
4 5 (1.62%) XML
4 5 (1.62%) XSLT
5 4 (1.29%) J2EE
6 3 (0.97%) Memcached
6 3 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.97%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.32%) Java EE
7 1 (0.32%) SOAP
7 1 (0.32%) WSDL
7 1 (0.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 127 (41.10%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 25 (8.09%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (2.91%) Clustering
4 9 (2.91%) Statistics
5 7 (2.27%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.62%) PKI
6 5 (1.62%) DTV
6 5 (1.62%) DataPower
7 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.29%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) Replication
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.09%) Linux
2 39 (12.62%) Windows
3 28 (9.06%) UNIX
4 6 (1.94%) CentOS
4 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.94%) AIX
5 5 (1.62%) Solaris
5 5 (1.62%) SUSE
5 5 (1.62%) Debian
5 5 (1.62%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (38.51%) Load Balancing
2 64 (20.71%) Network Management
3 47 (15.21%) ITIL
4 41 (13.27%) Network Monitoring
5 40 (12.94%) Network Design
6 29 (9.39%) Kalman Filter
7 28 (9.06%) Project Management
8 24 (7.77%) Service Delivery
8 24 (7.77%) Problem Management
9 22 (7.12%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (5.83%) Mentoring
12 16 (5.18%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (4.21%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (3.56%) DDoS Mitigation
15 10 (3.24%) Project Planning
15 10 (3.24%) WFM
16 9 (2.91%) E-Commerce
17 8 (2.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.94%) Perl
2 18 (5.83%) Python
3 15 (4.85%) PHP
4 8 (2.59%) Java
4 8 (2.59%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.62%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.62%) VB
6 5 (1.62%) Jython
6 5 (1.62%) Korn
6 5 (1.62%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 200 (64.72%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (41.10%) CCNP
3 75 (24.27%) CCNA
4 68 (22.01%) CCIE
5 50 (16.18%) CCSE
6 33 (10.68%) Degree
7 32 (10.36%) CCSA
8 26 (8.41%) Check Point Certification
9 25 (8.09%) CISSP
10 21 (6.80%) CCSP
11 12 (3.88%) SC Cleared
11 12 (3.88%) Security Cleared
12 8 (2.59%) JNCIP
13 5 (1.62%) OSCP
14 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.29%) CCDE
15 3 (0.97%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.97%) JNCIS
16 2 (0.65%) MCSE
16 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.36%) SLA
2 15 (4.85%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.29%) BS7799
5 3 (0.97%) QA
6 2 (0.65%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.15%) ProxySG
3 11 (3.56%) vSphere
4 7 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.27%) ISA Server
5 5 (1.62%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.62%) Xen
5 5 (1.62%) VMware Server
5 5 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.62%) XenServer
5 5 (1.62%) pfSense
5 5 (1.62%) KVM
6 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 35 (11.33%) FortiGate
2 23 (7.44%) Cacti
3 16 (5.18%) OpenNMS
3 16 (5.18%) CiscoWorks
3 16 (5.18%) Cisco Prime
4 15 (4.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (4.21%) Nagios
6 10 (3.24%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (3.24%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (3.24%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (1.62%) vMotion
8 3 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.32%) Puppet
9 1 (0.32%) SCCM
9 1 (0.32%) SCOM
9 1 (0.32%) RANCID
9 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 309 (100.00%) F5
2 262 (84.79%) Cisco
3 196 (63.43%) CheckPoint
4 118 (38.19%) Juniper
5 49 (15.86%) VMware
6 48 (15.53%) Blue Coat
7 39 (12.62%) SolarWinds
8 35 (11.33%) Fortinet
9 33 (10.68%) Riverbed
10 29 (9.39%) McAfee
11 23 (7.44%) Splunk
12 19 (6.15%) Oracle
13 18 (5.83%) Microsoft
13 18 (5.83%) Citrix
14 17 (5.50%) CA
14 17 (5.50%) Websense
15 16 (5.18%) Intel
16 15 (4.85%) Nokia
17 10 (3.24%) Verint
17 10 (3.24%) Lancope
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