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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 754 775 811
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +36
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 126 104 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.096% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.56% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 87 71 59
Average salary £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.62%

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
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +16 119 £52,500 - 13
London -10 45 £59,500 -0.83% 4
South East +8 43 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Yorkshire -1 18 £50,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 17 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 17 - - 2
York - 17 £50,000 -
Berkshire +15 15 £60,000 -
City of London +12 11 £59,000 +31.11% 2
Kent -6 10 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Maidenhead - 7 - -
Marlow - 7 - -
Reading - 7 £60,000 -
Maidstone +10 6 £52,500 +23.52% 1
South West -10 6 £36,500 -18.88%
East of England -21 5 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Devon - 4 £35,750 -
Essex - 3 £47,500 - 1
Wales - 3 £39,000 -
South Wales - 3 £39,000 -
Brentwood - 3 £47,500 - 1
Bridgend - 3 £39,000 -
Exeter - 3 £36,500 -
Hounslow - 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -10 2 £37,000 -17.77%
Hertfordshire -16 2 - - 1
Watford - 2 - - 1
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Chippenham - 2 £37,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 195 (97.99%) F5
2 156 (78.39%) Firewall
3 153 (76.88%) Cisco
4 122 (61.31%) Cisco Certification
5 108 (54.27%) CheckPoint
6 107 (53.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 91 (45.73%) CCNP
8 88 (44.22%) Cisco ASA
9 85 (42.71%) Juniper
10 82 (41.21%) Network Security
11 69 (34.67%) VMware
12 68 (34.17%) CCSE
13 63 (31.66%) Blue Coat
14 61 (30.65%) BIG-IP
14 61 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 59 (29.65%) BGP
16 58 (29.15%) Linux
16 58 (29.15%) OSPF
17 56 (28.14%) Load Balancing
18 53 (26.63%) DNS
19 52 (26.13%) ITIL
20 44 (22.11%) WAN
21 41 (20.60%) LAN
22 39 (19.60%) Microsoft
23 37 (18.59%) Cisco PIX
24 36 (18.09%) DHCP
24 36 (18.09%) VPN
25 35 (17.59%) MS Excel
26 32 (16.08%) Citrix
27 29 (14.57%) Cisco IOS

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (9.05%) JBoss
1 18 (9.05%) Apache
1 18 (9.05%) Tomcat
1 18 (9.05%) WebLogic
1 18 (9.05%) nginx
2 2 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.53%) MS Office
3 4 (2.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) RMDS
1 2 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 156 (78.39%) Firewall
2 107 (53.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 88 (44.22%) Cisco ASA
4 82 (41.21%) Network Security
5 61 (30.65%) BIG-IP
6 59 (29.65%) BGP
7 58 (29.15%) OSPF
8 53 (26.63%) DNS
9 44 (22.11%) WAN
10 41 (20.60%) LAN
11 37 (18.59%) Cisco PIX
12 36 (18.09%) DHCP
12 36 (18.09%) VPN
13 29 (14.57%) Cisco IOS
13 29 (14.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (13.07%) Wireless
15 17 (8.54%) EIGRP
15 17 (8.54%) TCP/IP
16 15 (7.54%) IPsec
16 15 (7.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.05%) MySQL
2 15 (7.54%) DB2
3 3 (1.51%) Data Mining
General
1 24 (12.06%) Finance
2 15 (7.54%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.52%) Legal
4 4 (2.01%) Games
5 3 (1.51%) Banking
5 3 (1.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (43.22%) Network Engineer
2 43 (21.61%) Security Engineer
3 30 (15.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (11.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (11.06%) Security Specialist
5 22 (11.06%) Network Specialist
6 21 (10.55%) Network Security Specialist
6 21 (10.55%) Consultant
7 18 (9.05%) Administrator
7 18 (9.05%) Analyst
7 18 (9.05%) Linux Administrator
8 16 (8.04%) Security Analyst
9 14 (7.04%) Senior Security Engineer
10 13 (6.53%) Network Analyst
11 12 (6.03%) Team Leader
11 12 (6.03%) Network Team Leader
11 12 (6.03%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 11 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (5.53%) Security Consultant
13 9 (4.52%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.03%) XML
2 2 (1.01%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.04%) Thin Client
1 14 (7.04%) Fat Client
2 3 (1.51%) Open Source
2 3 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.01%) FMCG
3 2 (1.01%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.01%) Blog
4 1 (0.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 58 (29.15%) Linux
2 20 (10.05%) CentOS
3 19 (9.55%) Windows
4 18 (9.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (9.05%) Ubuntu
5 13 (6.53%) Windows 7
5 13 (6.53%) UNIX
5 13 (6.53%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.14%) Load Balancing
2 52 (26.13%) ITIL
3 22 (11.06%) Network Design
4 20 (10.05%) Information Security
4 20 (10.05%) Mentoring
5 19 (9.55%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (7.54%) E-Commerce
7 15 (7.54%) Statistical Analysis
8 14 (7.04%) Line Management
9 13 (6.53%) Change Management
10 12 (6.03%) Network Management
11 11 (5.53%) Change Control
12 9 (4.52%) Migration
13 7 (3.52%) PRINCE2
13 7 (3.52%) Service Management
13 7 (3.52%) Process Management
13 7 (3.52%) Problem Management
13 7 (3.52%) Investment Management
13 7 (3.52%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.06%) Python
2 18 (9.05%) Ruby
2 18 (9.05%) Bash Shell
2 18 (9.05%) Perl
3 17 (8.54%) SQL
4 2 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 122 (61.31%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (45.73%) CCNP
3 68 (34.17%) CCSE
4 28 (14.07%) CCIE
5 19 (9.55%) CCNA
5 19 (9.55%) JNCIS
6 15 (7.54%) CISSP
6 15 (7.54%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.53%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.02%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (3.52%) CCDP
10 5 (2.51%) CCSP
10 5 (2.51%) CCSA
11 4 (2.01%) Degree
12 3 (1.51%) CCIP
13 1 (0.50%) HND
13 1 (0.50%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.52%) QA
2 7 (3.52%) SLA
3 2 (1.01%) BS7799
System Software
1 61 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.54%) Xen
2 15 (7.54%) KVM
3 12 (6.03%) ProxySG
4 8 (4.02%) Firmware
4 8 (4.02%) XenServer
5 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.01%) vSphere
6 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (11.06%) Ansible
2 21 (10.55%) Cacti
3 18 (9.05%) Puppet
3 18 (9.05%) Nagios
4 15 (7.54%) ZABBIX
4 15 (7.54%) Salt
4 15 (7.54%) CFEngine
5 8 (4.02%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 195 (97.99%) F5
2 153 (76.88%) Cisco
3 108 (54.27%) CheckPoint
4 85 (42.71%) Juniper
5 69 (34.67%) VMware
6 63 (31.66%) Blue Coat
7 39 (19.60%) Microsoft
8 32 (16.08%) Citrix
9 23 (11.56%) SolarWinds
10 22 (11.06%) Infoblox
10 22 (11.06%) Imperva
10 22 (11.06%) Red Hat
10 22 (11.06%) Websense
11 20 (10.05%) McAfee
12 18 (9.05%) Oracle
13 14 (7.04%) SonicWALL
13 14 (7.04%) Riverbed
14 13 (6.53%) Aruba
14 13 (6.53%) Lumension
15 11 (5.53%) Sourcefire
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