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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 792 797 908
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +111
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 126 166 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.92% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 77 134 64
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +8.00%

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
16184 17957 20944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13281 14920 16516
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 104 £57,500 +4.54% 11
South East +38 49 £57,500 -8.00% 2
London +5 35 £65,000 +14.03% 4
Buckinghamshire +35 21 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Berkshire -2 17 £57,500 -14.81% 1
North West +26 15 £47,500 +9.19% 3
South Wales - 11 £45,000 - 2
Wales - 11 £45,000 - 2
Maidenhead -1 10 £57,500 -13.20%
City of London +56 9 £65,000 +18.18%
Scotland +30 8 £40,000 -
Kent +16 8 £43,000 +7.50%
Newport - 7 £45,000 - 2
Manchester -7 6 - - 1
Cheshire - 6 £47,500 - 2
High Wycombe +3 5 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Glasgow - 5 £60,000 -
East Midlands +21 4 £37,000 -1.33%
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £37,000 -
Nottingham +5 4 £37,000 -
Chester - 4 £47,500 - 2
Hounslow - 4 £75,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £43,750 -
Reading -6 3 £75,000 +11.11% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey +15 2 £72,500 +16.00%
West Yorkshire +19 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Yorkshire +19 1 £55,000 -42.10% 1
Windsor 0 1 £77,500 +78.16%
Maidstone -10 1 £42,500 +6.25%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 262 (100.00%) F5
2 195 (74.43%) Firewall
3 180 (68.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 175 (66.79%) Cisco
5 138 (52.67%) CheckPoint
6 118 (45.04%) Cisco ASA
7 98 (37.40%) Cisco Certification
8 89 (33.97%) BIG-IP
9 85 (32.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 83 (31.68%) Network Security
11 80 (30.53%) LAN
12 74 (28.24%) VMware
13 72 (27.48%) Load Balancing
14 70 (26.72%) Finance
15 67 (25.57%) CCNP
16 66 (25.19%) CCSE
17 57 (21.76%) Juniper
17 57 (21.76%) WAN
18 56 (21.37%) CCNA
19 54 (20.61%) Linux
20 53 (20.23%) VPN
21 50 (19.08%) Cisco PIX
22 49 (18.70%) TCP/IP
23 45 (17.18%) SSL
23 45 (17.18%) Wireless
24 44 (16.79%) Data Centre
25 43 (16.41%) Palo Alto
26 40 (15.27%) DNS
27 38 (14.50%) CCIE
27 38 (14.50%) Blue Coat

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.11%) Apache
1 16 (6.11%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.20%) OpenStack
3 10 (3.82%) IIS
4 8 (3.05%) JBoss
5 5 (1.91%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.76%) Confluence
6 2 (0.76%) Eucalyptus
6 2 (0.76%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.76%) nginx
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.05%) SaaS
5 3 (1.15%) Office 365
6 2 (0.76%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 195 (74.43%) Firewall
2 180 (68.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 118 (45.04%) Cisco ASA
4 89 (33.97%) BIG-IP
5 85 (32.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 83 (31.68%) Network Security
7 80 (30.53%) LAN
8 57 (21.76%) WAN
9 53 (20.23%) VPN
10 50 (19.08%) Cisco PIX
11 49 (18.70%) TCP/IP
12 45 (17.18%) SSL
12 45 (17.18%) Wireless
13 40 (15.27%) DNS
14 30 (11.45%) BGP
15 29 (11.07%) EIGRP
16 27 (10.31%) DHCP
16 27 (10.31%) MPLS
17 22 (8.40%) OSPF
17 22 (8.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.76%) Redis
4 1 (0.38%) Aerospike
4 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.76%) JIRA
2 2 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.38%) Gitweb
3 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (26.72%) Finance
2 14 (5.34%) Banking
3 7 (2.67%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.29%) Advertising
4 6 (2.29%) Legal
4 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.91%) Law
6 3 (1.15%) Games
6 3 (1.15%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (48.85%) Network Engineer
2 56 (21.37%) Security Engineer
3 46 (17.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 44 (16.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 42 (16.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 41 (15.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 30 (11.45%) Senior Security Engineer
8 26 (9.92%) Consultant
9 23 (8.78%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 21 (8.02%) Security Consultant
11 19 (7.25%) Network Consultant
11 19 (7.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 18 (6.87%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 17 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (6.49%) Network Security Consultant
14 15 (5.73%) Administrator
15 14 (5.34%) LAN Engineer
16 11 (4.20%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 10 (3.82%) Architect
18 9 (3.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.44%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.05%) J2EE
2 8 (3.05%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (3.05%) Middleware
3 3 (1.15%) CSS
3 3 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.15%) Web Services
4 2 (0.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.79%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.02%) Clustering
3 19 (7.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.20%) Private Cloud
4 11 (4.20%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.20%) RSA SecurID
5 10 (3.82%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.44%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.91%) Spread Betting
10 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.15%) Online Games
10 3 (1.15%) Replication
11 2 (0.76%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.76%) Fintech
11 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.61%) Linux
2 37 (14.12%) Windows
3 23 (8.78%) Unix
4 10 (3.82%) VyOS
5 8 (3.05%) CentOS
5 8 (3.05%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.29%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.53%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.48%) Load Balancing
2 37 (14.12%) ITIL
3 31 (11.83%) Network Design
4 26 (9.92%) Service Delivery
5 23 (8.78%) DevOps
6 19 (7.25%) Presales
7 18 (6.87%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (6.11%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (5.73%) High Availability
10 14 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.58%) Change Control
11 12 (4.58%) Data Centre Operations
12 11 (4.20%) SIEM
12 11 (4.20%) Threat Analysis
13 10 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (3.82%) Incident Management
13 10 (3.82%) ITIL V3
13 10 (3.82%) Network Load Balancing
13 10 (3.82%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.78%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.02%) Bash Shell
3 15 (5.73%) Python
3 15 (5.73%) Ruby
4 14 (5.34%) Perl
5 9 (3.44%) R
6 7 (2.67%) Java
7 4 (1.53%) C
8 2 (0.76%) PHP
8 2 (0.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (37.40%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (25.57%) CCNP
3 66 (25.19%) CCSE
4 56 (21.37%) CCNA
5 38 (14.50%) CCIE
6 24 (9.16%) CCSA
7 23 (8.78%) Degree
8 15 (5.73%) JNCIS
9 12 (4.58%) JNCIP
10 6 (2.29%) CISM
10 6 (2.29%) CISSP
10 6 (2.29%) JNCIA
10 6 (2.29%) RHCE
11 5 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.91%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.91%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.53%) CCMSE
12 4 (1.53%) IISP
12 4 (1.53%) MCSE
12 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.11%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.44%) SLA
3 6 (2.29%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.76%) COBIT
5 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 37 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (9.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.05%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.05%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.91%) Xen
5 2 (0.76%) Firmware
5 2 (0.76%) NFS
5 2 (0.76%) Squid
5 2 (0.76%) vCloud
6 1 (0.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (6.87%) Puppet
2 14 (5.34%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (4.96%) FortiGate
4 11 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.20%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.29%) Cacti
5 6 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (2.29%) Nagios
5 6 (2.29%) Salt
6 3 (1.15%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.76%) Ansible
7 2 (0.76%) Grafana
7 2 (0.76%) Graphite
7 2 (0.76%) Graylog
7 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.76%) Icinga
7 2 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.76%) StatsD
7 2 (0.76%) Terraform
7 2 (0.76%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 262 (100.00%) F5
2 175 (66.79%) Cisco
3 138 (52.67%) CheckPoint
4 74 (28.24%) VMware
5 57 (21.76%) Juniper
6 43 (16.41%) Palo Alto
7 38 (14.50%) Blue Coat
7 38 (14.50%) SolarWinds
8 29 (11.07%) Microsoft
9 26 (9.92%) Riverbed
10 18 (6.87%) Brocade
10 18 (6.87%) HP
11 16 (6.11%) Aruba
12 15 (5.73%) Fortinet
13 13 (4.96%) Cyber-Ark
14 12 (4.58%) AlgoSec
14 12 (4.58%) ArcSight
14 12 (4.58%) Qualys
15 10 (3.82%) Red Hat
15 10 (3.82%) Vyatta
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