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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 751 846 760
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -86
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 154 101 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86 85 74
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

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
18667 20738 20557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.30% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16600 16658
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 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 2 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +95 138 £60,000 +20.00% 12
South East +41 72 £61,250 +32.43% 1
London +56 54 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Berkshire +35 53 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Reading +25 33 £67,500 - 1
Scotland +25 16 £60,000 -
City of London +39 11 £65,000 +44.44% 5
Buckinghamshire - 11 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 11 £67,500 -
Glasgow - 10 £60,000 -
High Wycombe - 6 £55,000 -
Linlithgow - 6 - -
West Lothian - 6 - -
Hampshire - 6 £60,000 -
North West +1 4 £40,000 -23.80%
Manchester - 4 £40,000 -
Marlow - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Slough - 3 £62,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
East of England +6 2 £53,750 -6.52% 1
Yorkshire -3 2 £72,500 +52.63% 2
Watford -3 2 £53,750 -6.52%
Hertfordshire -12 2 £53,750 -6.52% 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £36,250 -
Southampton - 2 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire +12 1 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Leeds +11 1 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Kent -10 1 £45,000 +5.88%
South Yorkshire - 1 £95,000 -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 341 (100.00%) F5
2 289 (84.75%) Cisco
3 248 (72.73%) Firewall
4 215 (63.05%) CheckPoint
5 196 (57.48%) Cisco Certification
6 180 (52.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 179 (52.49%) Cisco ASA
8 146 (42.82%) BGP
9 144 (42.23%) Network Security
10 137 (40.18%) Load Balancing
11 129 (37.83%) BIG-IP
12 127 (37.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 117 (34.31%) CCNP
14 102 (29.91%) Data Centre
15 99 (29.03%) WAN
15 99 (29.03%) Juniper
16 95 (27.86%) OSPF
17 88 (25.81%) CCNA
18 87 (25.51%) TCP/IP
19 84 (24.63%) CCSE
20 78 (22.87%) VPN
20 78 (22.87%) Cisco IOS
21 75 (21.99%) EIGRP
22 74 (21.70%) LAN
23 73 (21.41%) MPLS
24 70 (20.53%) Cisco PIX
25 68 (19.94%) Finance
26 60 (17.60%) DNS
27 58 (17.01%) CCIE
27 58 (17.01%) VMware

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 14 (4.11%) IIS
2 6 (1.76%) JBoss
2 6 (1.76%) Apache
2 6 (1.76%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.76%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.88%) CloudStack
3 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (0.88%) Commerce Server
3 3 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (0.88%) PegaRULES
3 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.88%) Joomla!
3 3 (0.88%) Drupal
3 3 (0.88%) WordPress
3 3 (0.88%) Node.js
4 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 15 (4.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.29%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.76%) SaaS
3 6 (1.76%) Office 365
4 5 (1.47%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Nimbula
5 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 248 (72.73%) Firewall
2 180 (52.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 179 (52.49%) Cisco ASA
4 146 (42.82%) BGP
5 144 (42.23%) Network Security
6 129 (37.83%) BIG-IP
7 127 (37.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 99 (29.03%) WAN
9 95 (27.86%) OSPF
10 87 (25.51%) TCP/IP
11 78 (22.87%) VPN
11 78 (22.87%) Cisco IOS
12 75 (21.99%) EIGRP
13 74 (21.70%) LAN
14 73 (21.41%) MPLS
15 70 (20.53%) Cisco PIX
16 60 (17.60%) DNS
17 54 (15.84%) TACACS
17 54 (15.84%) Wireless
17 54 (15.84%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.76%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.88%) Redis
2 3 (0.88%) OLAP
2 3 (0.88%) OLTP
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 68 (19.94%) Finance
2 52 (15.25%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.40%) Law
3 15 (4.40%) Banking
4 7 (2.05%) Retail
5 6 (1.76%) Marketing
5 6 (1.76%) Legal
6 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.47%) Electronics
7 3 (0.88%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.59%) Billing
8 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 49 (14.37%) Security Engineer
3 45 (13.20%) Analyst
4 40 (11.73%) Network Analyst
5 32 (9.38%) Architect
5 32 (9.38%) Network Specialist
6 29 (8.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 26 (7.62%) Network Security Engineer
7 26 (7.62%) Security Analyst
7 26 (7.62%) Security Specialist
8 24 (7.04%) Network Architect
8 24 (7.04%) Network Security Specialist
9 22 (6.45%) Network Security Analyst
9 22 (6.45%) Consultant
10 19 (5.57%) Security Architect
11 18 (5.28%) Network Security Architect
12 15 (4.40%) Administrator
13 14 (4.11%) Operations Engineer
13 14 (4.11%) Network Operations Engineer
14 13 (3.81%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.21%) CSS
2 10 (2.93%) Web Services
3 8 (2.35%) Middleware
4 3 (0.88%) JSON
4 3 (0.88%) jQuery
4 3 (0.88%) HTML5
4 3 (0.88%) Memcached
4 3 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.88%) AppFabric
4 3 (0.88%) REST
4 3 (0.88%) Express
4 3 (0.88%) XML
4 3 (0.88%) XSLT
4 3 (0.88%) HTML
4 3 (0.88%) J2EE
5 1 (0.29%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 102 (29.91%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.33%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (2.64%) Statistics
6 7 (2.05%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.05%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.05%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.76%) CLARiiON
7 6 (1.76%) Clustering
7 6 (1.76%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.47%) PKI
8 5 (1.47%) DTV
8 5 (1.47%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.88%) DataPower
10 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.54%) Linux
2 38 (11.14%) Windows
3 18 (5.28%) UNIX
4 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.17%) CentOS
5 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.88%) AIX
6 3 (0.88%) Solaris
6 3 (0.88%) SUSE
6 3 (0.88%) Debian
6 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (40.18%) Load Balancing
2 54 (15.84%) Network Management
3 47 (13.78%) ITIL
4 38 (11.14%) Network Monitoring
5 24 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (6.45%) Network Design
6 22 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
7 21 (6.16%) Project Management
8 19 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (4.69%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.69%) Information Security
10 15 (4.40%) E-Commerce
10 15 (4.40%) Mentoring
10 15 (4.40%) DDoS Mitigation
11 13 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (3.81%) Problem Management
12 11 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (2.93%) Network Load Balancing
14 9 (2.64%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (2.64%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.57%) Perl
2 13 (3.81%) SQL
3 10 (2.93%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.76%) Python
4 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.17%) Java
6 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.88%) PHP
6 3 (0.88%) Jython
6 3 (0.88%) Korn
6 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 196 (57.48%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (34.31%) CCNP
3 88 (25.81%) CCNA
4 84 (24.63%) CCSE
5 58 (17.01%) CCIE
6 41 (12.02%) CCSA
7 40 (11.73%) Degree
8 33 (9.68%) CISSP
9 22 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
10 16 (4.69%) CCSP
11 10 (2.93%) JNCIP
12 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
13 7 (2.05%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.76%) HP AIS
14 6 (1.76%) HP ASE
14 6 (1.76%) VCP5
14 6 (1.76%) MCITP
15 5 (1.47%) OSCP
16 4 (1.17%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.33%) SLA
2 14 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.47%) BS7799
5 3 (0.88%) QA
6 2 (0.59%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 49 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.40%) ProxySG
2 15 (4.40%) vSphere
3 12 (3.52%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.93%) XenServer
5 6 (1.76%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.76%) Firmware
6 4 (1.17%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.88%) Xen
7 3 (0.88%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.88%) pfSense
7 3 (0.88%) KVM
8 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 29 (8.50%) CiscoWorks
3 21 (6.16%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (4.69%) Cacti
5 15 (4.40%) OpenNMS
6 5 (1.47%) vMotion
7 3 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.88%) Nagios
8 2 (0.59%) OpenView
9 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.29%) RANCID
9 1 (0.29%) SCCM
9 1 (0.29%) SCOM
9 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 341 (100.00%) F5
2 289 (84.75%) Cisco
3 215 (63.05%) CheckPoint
4 99 (29.03%) Juniper
5 58 (17.01%) VMware
6 52 (15.25%) SolarWinds
7 48 (14.08%) Blue Coat
8 36 (10.56%) Microsoft
8 36 (10.56%) Riverbed
9 32 (9.38%) Fortinet
10 30 (8.80%) Citrix
10 30 (8.80%) McAfee
11 29 (8.50%) HP
12 17 (4.99%) CA
12 17 (4.99%) Infoblox
13 16 (4.69%) Oracle
14 15 (4.40%) Nokia
15 14 (4.11%) Dell
15 14 (4.11%) Imperva
16 13 (3.81%) Splunk
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago