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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 721 765 775
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +10
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 159 107 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.60% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 107 72 74
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%

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
18832 17703 21929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.06% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15289 13892 18201
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +52 152 £52,500 +16.66% 16
London +62 69 £59,000 +2.60% 10
South East -23 41 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Yorkshire +5 27 £52,500 +7.69% 1
York +32 24 £52,500 +7.69% 1
North Yorkshire +27 24 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire - 18 £42,000 - 1
City of London +15 14 £59,000 +31.11% 6
Berkshire +7 14 £60,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 9 - -
Kent -11 8 £53,750 +26.47% 1
Marlow - 8 - -
East of England -20 7 £48,750 -7.14% 1
South West -9 6 £43,750 -2.77%
Maidstone +12 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Wiltshire -3 4 £65,000 +44.44%
Essex -19 4 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £42,000 - 1
Reading - 4 £60,000 - 1
High Wycombe - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
Swindon -3 3 £80,000 +77.77%
Hertfordshire -9 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Hounslow - 3 - -
Brentwood - 3 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
West Yorkshire -2 2 £53,750 -
Halifax - 2 £53,750 -
Devon - 2 £36,250 -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 242 (98.37%) F5
2 209 (84.96%) Cisco
3 195 (79.27%) Firewall
4 160 (65.04%) Cisco Certification
5 142 (57.72%) CheckPoint
6 139 (56.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 125 (50.81%) Cisco ASA
8 107 (43.50%) CCNP
9 105 (42.68%) Juniper
10 104 (42.28%) Network Security
11 84 (34.15%) CCSE
12 76 (30.89%) VMware
12 76 (30.89%) BGP
13 74 (30.08%) Blue Coat
14 73 (29.67%) OSPF
14 73 (29.67%) DNS
15 69 (28.05%) BIG-IP
16 66 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 63 (25.61%) Load Balancing
18 58 (23.58%) DHCP
19 54 (21.95%) WAN
19 54 (21.95%) Linux
20 52 (21.14%) LAN
21 50 (20.33%) ITIL
22 49 (19.92%) Microsoft
23 47 (19.11%) Cisco Nexus
24 45 (18.29%) Cisco PIX
24 45 (18.29%) VPN
25 44 (17.89%) Cisco IOS
26 40 (16.26%) CCNA

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (3.66%) Apache
2 8 (3.25%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.25%) WebLogic
2 8 (3.25%) JBoss
2 8 (3.25%) nginx
3 5 (2.03%) IIS
4 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 40 (16.26%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.88%) MS Office
3 5 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) RMDS
2 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.22%) Office 365
3 2 (0.81%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (79.27%) Firewall
2 139 (56.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 125 (50.81%) Cisco ASA
4 104 (42.28%) Network Security
5 76 (30.89%) BGP
6 73 (29.67%) OSPF
6 73 (29.67%) DNS
7 69 (28.05%) BIG-IP
8 58 (23.58%) DHCP
9 54 (21.95%) WAN
10 52 (21.14%) LAN
11 47 (19.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 45 (18.29%) Cisco PIX
12 45 (18.29%) VPN
13 44 (17.89%) Cisco IOS
14 39 (15.85%) Wireless
15 27 (10.98%) EIGRP
16 24 (9.76%) TCP/IP
17 22 (8.94%) SSL
18 21 (8.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.25%) MySQL
2 6 (2.44%) DB2
3 3 (1.22%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (15.45%) Finance
2 13 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.25%) Legal
4 6 (2.44%) Banking
5 4 (1.63%) Law
6 3 (1.22%) Retail
6 3 (1.22%) Games
7 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 110 (44.72%) Network Engineer
2 48 (19.51%) Security Engineer
3 34 (13.82%) Network Security Engineer
4 33 (13.41%) Network Specialist
5 32 (13.01%) Security Specialist
6 31 (12.60%) Network Security Specialist
7 26 (10.57%) Consultant
7 26 (10.57%) Analyst
8 24 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
9 22 (8.94%) Security Analyst
10 19 (7.72%) Network Analyst
11 15 (6.10%) Senior Security Engineer
12 14 (5.69%) Network Team Leader
12 14 (5.69%) Senior Network Security Specialist
12 14 (5.69%) Senior Network Specialist
12 14 (5.69%) Senior Security Specialist
12 14 (5.69%) Team Leader
13 13 (5.28%) Network Security Analyst
13 13 (5.28%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 12 (4.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.85%) XML
2 3 (1.22%) Rendezvous
2 3 (1.22%) Web Services
3 2 (0.81%) .NET
3 2 (0.81%) Middleware
3 2 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.41%) J2EE
4 1 (0.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.91%) Thin Client
1 17 (6.91%) Fat Client
2 6 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.63%) CLARiiON
4 3 (1.22%) Open Source
5 2 (0.81%) FMCG
5 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.81%) Blog
6 1 (0.41%) EMV
6 1 (0.41%) EFT
6 1 (0.41%) APACS
6 1 (0.41%) Clustering
6 1 (0.41%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.95%) Linux
2 23 (9.35%) Windows
3 12 (4.88%) UNIX
3 12 (4.88%) Windows XP
3 12 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.07%) CentOS
5 9 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.25%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.61%) Load Balancing
2 50 (20.33%) ITIL
3 35 (14.23%) Network Monitoring
4 27 (10.98%) Information Security
5 23 (9.35%) Mentoring
6 19 (7.72%) Network Design
7 18 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 17 (6.91%) Line Management
9 14 (5.69%) Network Management
10 12 (4.88%) Change Control
10 12 (4.88%) Change Management
11 9 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.66%) Migration
12 8 (3.25%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.25%) Project Management
12 8 (3.25%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.25%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.25%) Investment Management
13 7 (2.85%) Customer Engagement
13 7 (2.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.54%) SQL
2 14 (5.69%) Python
3 9 (3.66%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.25%) Perl
4 8 (3.25%) Ruby
5 3 (1.22%) Java
6 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 160 (65.04%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (43.50%) CCNP
3 84 (34.15%) CCSE
4 40 (16.26%) CCNA
5 37 (15.04%) CCIE
6 21 (8.54%) CISSP
7 18 (7.32%) JNCIS
8 15 (6.10%) Security Cleared
9 11 (4.47%) SC Cleared
10 9 (3.66%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (2.85%) CCSA
11 7 (2.85%) CCDP
11 7 (2.85%) Degree
12 5 (2.03%) CCSP
13 4 (1.63%) CCIP
14 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.22%) MCITP
14 3 (1.22%) HP AIS
14 3 (1.22%) HP ASE
14 3 (1.22%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.85%) QA
2 7 (2.85%) SLA
3 4 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.22%) BS7799
System Software
1 66 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.69%) Firmware
3 12 (4.88%) XenServer
4 9 (3.66%) ProxySG
5 7 (2.85%) Active Directory
6 6 (2.44%) vSphere
6 6 (2.44%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.03%) KVM
7 5 (2.03%) Xen
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.88%) Cacti
1 12 (4.88%) Ansible
2 9 (3.66%) CiscoWorks
3 8 (3.25%) Nagios
3 8 (3.25%) Puppet
4 6 (2.44%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (2.03%) Salt
5 5 (2.03%) CFEngine
5 5 (2.03%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.81%) OpenView
8 1 (0.41%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 242 (98.37%) F5
2 209 (84.96%) Cisco
3 142 (57.72%) CheckPoint
4 105 (42.68%) Juniper
5 76 (30.89%) VMware
6 74 (30.08%) Blue Coat
7 49 (19.92%) Microsoft
8 39 (15.85%) SolarWinds
9 30 (12.20%) Infoblox
9 30 (12.20%) Imperva
10 27 (10.98%) McAfee
11 26 (10.57%) Citrix
12 22 (8.94%) Riverbed
13 21 (8.54%) HP
13 21 (8.54%) Websense
14 14 (5.69%) SonicWALL
15 13 (5.28%) TippingPoint
15 13 (5.28%) Tufin
15 13 (5.28%) Red Hat
15 13 (5.28%) LogLogic
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