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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 806 818 890
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +72
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 125 147 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.78% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 103 84 80
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
16619 18727 20342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 16.98% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13833 15361 16237
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +22 110 £60,000 - 12
South East +28 60 £60,000 -11.11% 2
London +23 34 £72,500 +20.83% 2
Buckinghamshire +36 24 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Berkshire -23 16 £62,500 -7.40%
High Wycombe +14 15 £62,500 +13.63%
West Sussex - 10 £60,000 -
Kent - 9 £42,500 -
South Wales - 9 £45,000 - 1
Gatwick - 9 £60,000 -
Wales - 9 £45,000 - 1
Maidenhead -6 8 £72,500 +7.40%
Maidstone - 8 £42,500 -
Hounslow - 7 £67,500 -
Cardiff - 7 £45,000 - 1
North West +21 5 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Midlands +9 5 £37,000 -1.33% 1
Manchester -5 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Nottingham - 5 £37,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £37,000 - 1
East of England +33 3 £46,500 -11.42% 2
Hertfordshire +19 3 £46,500 -11.42%
Welwyn Garden City +5 3 £46,500 -2.10%
Scotland +4 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Reading -13 3 £60,000 -11.11%
City of London +61 2 £65,000 +13.04%
Yorkshire +32 2 - - 1
Leeds +28 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +18 2 - - 1
Wimbledon - 2 - -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 293 (100.00%) F5
2 213 (72.70%) Cisco
3 212 (72.35%) Firewall
4 195 (66.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 158 (53.92%) CheckPoint
6 148 (50.51%) Cisco ASA
7 140 (47.78%) Cisco Certification
8 106 (36.18%) Network Security
9 104 (35.49%) BIG-IP
10 103 (35.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 91 (31.06%) VMware
11 91 (31.06%) CCNP
12 88 (30.03%) LAN
13 85 (29.01%) Load Balancing
14 82 (27.99%) WAN
15 76 (25.94%) Data Centre
16 75 (25.60%) Finance
17 73 (24.91%) Juniper
18 66 (22.53%) VPN
18 66 (22.53%) CCSE
19 60 (20.48%) CCIE
20 58 (19.80%) CCNA
20 58 (19.80%) TCP/IP
21 57 (19.45%) Linux
22 52 (17.75%) SSL
23 50 (17.06%) Wireless
23 50 (17.06%) Cisco PIX
24 49 (16.72%) Palo Alto
25 45 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
26 44 (15.02%) Microsoft

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 14 (4.78%) OpenStack
2 13 (4.44%) IIS
3 12 (4.10%) Apache
3 12 (4.10%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.68%) Confluence
5 2 (0.68%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (0.68%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.68%) nginx
5 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.34%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.37%) SaaS
4 2 (0.68%) Nimbula
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 212 (72.35%) Firewall
2 195 (66.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 148 (50.51%) Cisco ASA
4 106 (36.18%) Network Security
5 104 (35.49%) BIG-IP
6 103 (35.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 88 (30.03%) LAN
8 82 (27.99%) WAN
9 66 (22.53%) VPN
10 58 (19.80%) TCP/IP
11 52 (17.75%) SSL
12 50 (17.06%) Cisco PIX
12 50 (17.06%) Wireless
13 41 (13.99%) BGP
14 33 (11.26%) EIGRP
15 31 (10.58%) DHCP
15 31 (10.58%) DNS
16 28 (9.56%) OSPF
17 21 (7.17%) MPLS
18 20 (6.83%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.46%) MongoDB
2 11 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.73%) Aerospike
3 8 (2.73%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.68%) Redis
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (3.41%) TeamCity
2 5 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.68%) JIRA
4 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.34%) Gitweb
General
1 75 (25.60%) Finance
2 18 (6.14%) Financial Institution
3 8 (2.73%) Games
4 7 (2.39%) Banking
5 5 (1.71%) Advertising
5 5 (1.71%) Retail
6 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.02%) Law
8 2 (0.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 156 (53.24%) Network Engineer
2 66 (22.53%) Security Engineer
3 59 (20.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 49 (16.72%) Cisco Engineer
5 47 (16.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 45 (15.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 45 (15.36%) Consultant
7 39 (13.31%) Network Consultant
8 36 (12.29%) Security Consultant
9 34 (11.60%) Network Security Consultant
10 33 (11.26%) Administrator
11 26 (8.87%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 26 (8.87%) Senior Security Engineer
12 22 (7.51%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 20 (6.83%) LAN Engineer
14 19 (6.48%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 16 (5.46%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 16 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
16 15 (5.12%) Systems Administrator
17 14 (4.78%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.75%) LAPP Stack
2 10 (3.41%) 802.1X
2 10 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (1.71%) REST
4 4 (1.37%) CSS
5 3 (1.02%) SOAP
6 2 (0.68%) Middleware
6 2 (0.68%) Node.js
7 1 (0.34%) COM
7 1 (0.34%) J2EE
7 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 76 (25.94%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.51%) RSA SecurID
3 17 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.46%) Algorithms
5 15 (5.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (4.44%) Clustering
6 13 (4.44%) Private Cloud
6 13 (4.44%) Spread Betting
7 11 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.75%) EMC VNX
8 9 (3.07%) Driving Licence
8 9 (3.07%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.73%) Online Games
10 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.37%) Fintech
11 4 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.37%) PKI
12 3 (1.02%) Replication
12 3 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.45%) Linux
2 43 (14.68%) Windows
3 19 (6.48%) CentOS
4 17 (5.80%) Ubuntu
5 13 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.75%) VyOS
6 11 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.41%) Unix
8 6 (2.05%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.37%) CatOS
10 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.01%) Load Balancing
2 38 (12.97%) Presales
3 34 (11.60%) DevOps
4 32 (10.92%) Service Delivery
5 26 (8.87%) High Availability
6 23 (7.85%) SIEM
7 22 (7.51%) Threat Analysis
8 21 (7.17%) Network Design
9 20 (6.83%) Data Centre Operations
10 19 (6.48%) Analytics
11 18 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (6.14%) ITIL
12 16 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.12%) Network Management
14 14 (4.78%) Configuration Management
15 13 (4.44%) Change Control
15 13 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
16 11 (3.75%) Process Improvement
17 10 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.60%) Bash Shell
2 25 (8.53%) PowerShell
3 19 (6.48%) Ruby
4 17 (5.80%) Python
5 10 (3.41%) Java
5 10 (3.41%) Perl
6 7 (2.39%) R
7 4 (1.37%) C
8 3 (1.02%) Tcl
9 2 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 140 (47.78%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (31.06%) CCNP
3 66 (22.53%) CCSE
4 60 (20.48%) CCIE
5 58 (19.80%) CCNA
6 38 (12.97%) Degree
7 32 (10.92%) CCSA
8 17 (5.80%) JNCIS
9 15 (5.12%) JNCIP
10 11 (3.75%) CCDP
11 9 (3.07%) RHCE
12 6 (2.05%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.71%) CCSP
13 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.37%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.68%) CCDA
15 2 (0.68%) MCSE
15 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 1 (0.34%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.07%) ISO 8583
1 9 (3.07%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.39%) SLA
3 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.68%) COBIT
5 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 45 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (10.92%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.75%) vSphere
4 5 (1.71%) Squid
5 4 (1.37%) Xen
6 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.02%) Openswan
6 3 (1.02%) Varnish
7 2 (0.68%) NFS
7 2 (0.68%) vCloud
7 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.34%) Docker
8 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 25 (8.53%) Cisco Prime
2 24 (8.19%) FortiGate
3 20 (6.83%) SolarWinds Orion
4 19 (6.48%) Cacti
4 19 (6.48%) Puppet
5 16 (5.46%) Nagios
6 11 (3.75%) HP SIM
6 11 (3.75%) OpenNMS
7 9 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.07%) Salt
8 7 (2.39%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.71%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (1.71%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.37%) Ansible
11 3 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (1.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (1.02%) SmokePing
12 2 (0.68%) Graylog
12 2 (0.68%) Icinga
12 2 (0.68%) StatsD
Vendors
1 293 (100.00%) F5
2 213 (72.70%) Cisco
3 158 (53.92%) CheckPoint
4 91 (31.06%) VMware
5 73 (24.91%) Juniper
6 49 (16.72%) Palo Alto
7 44 (15.02%) Microsoft
8 43 (14.68%) SolarWinds
9 40 (13.65%) Blue Coat
10 30 (10.24%) Riverbed
11 24 (8.19%) ArcSight
12 23 (7.85%) AlgoSec
12 23 (7.85%) Cyber-Ark
12 23 (7.85%) Qualys
13 18 (6.14%) Aruba
13 18 (6.14%) Fortinet
14 15 (5.12%) EMC
15 13 (4.44%) Brocade
16 12 (4.10%) Extreme Networks
17 11 (3.75%) Vyatta
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
CACI Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Radley James Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Marlow or Manchester
Softcat
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: 19 days ago