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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 784 771 845
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +74
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 167 171 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 0.90% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 106 117 73
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £70,000 £59,000
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
17299 18947 17812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 18.12% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14393 15358 13976
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -2 155 £60,000 +14.28% 12
London -12 64 £67,250 +13.98% 6
South East +12 60 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Berkshire +29 41 £60,000 -
Reading +26 23 £60,000 -
Manchester +38 19 £40,375 -
North West +24 19 £40,375 -
Maidenhead 0 13 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 11 £45,000 -
South Wales - 10 £50,000 -
Wales - 10 £50,000 -
City of London +50 9 £72,500 +22.88% 1
Gatwick - 9 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 9 £50,000 -
East of England +3 7 £85,000 +70.00% 1
Newport - 6 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire -26 5 £50,000 +19.04%
Bedfordshire - 5 £67,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £72,500 -
Yorkshire -15 3 £55,000 +4.76% 3
West Yorkshire +3 2 £55,000 +10.00% 3
High Wycombe 0 2 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -2 2 £87,500 - 1
Leeds -4 2 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Chertsey - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Kent +6 1 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Edinburgh +6 1 £90,000 -
Scotland -4 1 £90,000 -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 306 (99.67%) F5
2 254 (82.74%) Cisco
3 210 (68.40%) Firewall
4 208 (67.75%) Cisco Certification
5 167 (54.40%) CheckPoint
6 166 (54.07%) Cisco ASA
7 162 (52.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 145 (47.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 133 (43.32%) CCNP
10 124 (40.39%) Load Balancing
11 119 (38.76%) LAN
12 113 (36.81%) CCIE
13 108 (35.18%) Data Centre
14 98 (31.92%) Juniper
15 97 (31.60%) WAN
16 94 (30.62%) BGP
17 93 (30.29%) Network Security
18 90 (29.32%) Wireless
19 86 (28.01%) VPN
20 79 (25.73%) OSPF
21 74 (24.10%) Linux
22 71 (23.13%) Finance
22 71 (23.13%) VMware
22 71 (23.13%) BIG-IP
23 69 (22.48%) Windows
24 64 (20.85%) CCSE
25 63 (20.52%) DNS
26 62 (20.20%) TCP/IP
26 62 (20.20%) Cisco PIX
27 58 (18.89%) CCNA

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (7.17%) WebLogic
2 19 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.86%) Apache
3 18 (5.86%) JBoss
4 11 (3.58%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.30%) IIS
6 3 (0.98%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.33%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.58%) Mimecast
2 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.95%) IaaS
3 6 (1.95%) SaaS
4 3 (0.98%) PaaS
4 3 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 210 (68.40%) Firewall
2 166 (54.07%) Cisco ASA
3 162 (52.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 145 (47.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 119 (38.76%) LAN
6 97 (31.60%) WAN
7 94 (30.62%) BGP
8 93 (30.29%) Network Security
9 90 (29.32%) Wireless
10 86 (28.01%) VPN
11 79 (25.73%) OSPF
12 71 (23.13%) BIG-IP
13 63 (20.52%) DNS
14 62 (20.20%) Cisco PIX
14 62 (20.20%) TCP/IP
15 55 (17.92%) MPLS
16 52 (16.94%) Cisco IOS
17 51 (16.61%) EIGRP
18 45 (14.66%) Cisco ISE
19 44 (14.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.63%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.98%) OLTP
4 2 (0.65%) Aerospike
4 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.33%) DB2
5 1 (0.33%) MySQL
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (2.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.30%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 71 (23.13%) Finance
2 33 (10.75%) Telecoms
3 30 (9.77%) Banking
4 15 (4.89%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.89%) Legal
5 10 (3.26%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.26%) Retail
6 9 (2.93%) Games
7 8 (2.61%) Law
8 7 (2.28%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.95%) Advertising
10 4 (1.30%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.98%) Billing
Job Titles
1 147 (47.88%) Network Engineer
2 62 (20.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 46 (14.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 43 (14.01%) Network Security Engineer
4 43 (14.01%) Security Engineer
5 42 (13.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 33 (10.75%) Consultant
7 30 (9.77%) Analyst
8 26 (8.47%) Network Analyst
9 20 (6.51%) Network Security Analyst
9 20 (6.51%) Security Analyst
10 17 (5.54%) Architect
10 17 (5.54%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 17 (5.54%) Network Consultant
11 16 (5.21%) Administrator
11 16 (5.21%) Firewall Engineer
11 16 (5.21%) Network Administrator
11 16 (5.21%) Network Specialist
12 14 (4.56%) Security Consultant
13 13 (4.23%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.17%) Middleware
2 18 (5.86%) J2EE
3 15 (4.89%) CSS
4 14 (4.56%) REST
5 12 (3.91%) SOAP
6 11 (3.58%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.98%) COM
7 3 (0.98%) Java EE
7 3 (0.98%) JSON
7 3 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.98%) Web Services
7 3 (0.98%) WSDL
7 3 (0.98%) XSD
8 1 (0.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (35.18%) Data Centre
2 33 (10.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 23 (7.49%) Clustering
4 13 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.91%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.58%) Replication
6 11 (3.58%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (3.26%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.93%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.28%) PKI
10 5 (1.63%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.63%) Statistics
11 4 (1.30%) Fintech
11 4 (1.30%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.30%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.98%) Online Games
13 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.65%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.10%) Linux
2 69 (22.48%) Windows
3 45 (14.66%) Unix
4 10 (3.26%) VyOS
4 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.95%) CentOS
6 6 (1.95%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.30%) Debian
8 3 (0.98%) AIX
8 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (40.39%) Load Balancing
2 41 (13.36%) High Availability
3 37 (12.05%) ITIL
4 35 (11.40%) Mentoring
4 35 (11.40%) Network Management
5 28 (9.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (8.14%) Network Design
6 25 (8.14%) Presales
7 23 (7.49%) Kalman Filter
8 22 (7.17%) Network Monitoring
9 21 (6.84%) Enterprise Architecture
10 20 (6.51%) E-Commerce
10 20 (6.51%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
11 19 (6.19%) Service Delivery
12 16 (5.21%) Network Architecture
13 15 (4.89%) Change Control
13 15 (4.89%) ITIL V3
13 15 (4.89%) Project Management
13 15 (4.89%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.68%) Perl
2 26 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.91%) PHP
3 12 (3.91%) Python
4 11 (3.58%) VB
5 9 (2.93%) Tcl
6 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.30%) Java
7 2 (0.65%) Ruby
8 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 208 (67.75%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (43.32%) CCNP
3 113 (36.81%) CCIE
4 64 (20.85%) CCSE
5 58 (18.89%) CCNA
6 34 (11.07%) Degree
7 17 (5.54%) Check Point Certification
8 15 (4.89%) CCSA
9 11 (3.58%) HP ASE
9 11 (3.58%) HP MASE
9 11 (3.58%) Security Cleared
10 10 (3.26%) JNCIS
10 10 (3.26%) SC Cleared
11 9 (2.93%) CCSP
11 9 (2.93%) JNCIP
12 7 (2.28%) CCDP
13 5 (1.63%) HND
13 5 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.30%) CCIP
14 4 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.19%) SLA
2 7 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.98%) COBIT
4 3 (0.98%) QA
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (13.68%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.54%) vSphere
4 4 (1.30%) NFS
5 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.65%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
6 1 (0.33%) Samba
6 1 (0.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 32 (10.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (7.82%) Cacti
3 23 (7.49%) Nagios
4 20 (6.51%) Cisco UCCE
5 19 (6.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 14 (4.56%) SolarWinds Orion
7 13 (4.23%) FortiGate
8 12 (3.91%) CA Spectrum
8 12 (3.91%) Endace
9 9 (2.93%) Cisco Prime
9 9 (2.93%) OpenNMS
10 5 (1.63%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.98%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.65%) Ansible
12 2 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
12 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.65%) Puppet
12 2 (0.65%) SmoothWall
13 1 (0.33%) Graphite
13 1 (0.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 306 (99.67%) F5
2 254 (82.74%) Cisco
3 167 (54.40%) CheckPoint
4 98 (31.92%) Juniper
5 71 (23.13%) VMware
6 56 (18.24%) Palo Alto
7 46 (14.98%) SolarWinds
8 36 (11.73%) Blue Coat
9 33 (10.75%) Aruba
10 29 (9.45%) Microsoft
11 25 (8.14%) Riverbed
12 22 (7.17%) HP
12 22 (7.17%) Red Hat
13 21 (6.84%) CA
14 18 (5.86%) Sourcefire
15 16 (5.21%) McAfee
16 15 (4.89%) Brocade
17 14 (4.56%) Meraki
17 14 (4.56%) ProCurve
18 13 (4.23%) Splunk
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