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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 716 836 810
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -26
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 175 97 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.081% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.47% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 124 85 74
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 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%

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
20150 20460 22469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.04% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15949 16206 18144
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +105 169 £57,500 +15.00% 13
London +95 90 £60,000 - 6
South East +48 50 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Berkshire - 35 £62,500 - 5
City of London +46 21 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Reading - 19 £57,500 - 3
Yorkshire -4 13 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £40,000 -
East of England +24 10 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +8 7 £52,500 +5.00%
York +8 7 £52,500 +5.00%
Scotland +23 6 £57,500 +15.00%
West Yorkshire +18 6 £50,000 - 1
Leeds +12 6 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow - 6 £57,500 -
High Wycombe - 6 - -
Slough - 6 £62,500 - 1
Essex +4 5 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £46,500 -
East Midlands - 5 £57,500 -
Watford - 4 £46,500 -
Derbyshire - 4 £57,500 -
Brentwood - 4 £50,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £67,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £65,000 -
Marlow - 3 - -
Kent +10 2 £51,250 +13.88%
Middlesex - 2 £48,750 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £40,000 -
Maidstone +26 1 £57,500 +35.29%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 326 (99.39%) F5
2 288 (87.80%) Cisco
3 255 (77.74%) Firewall
4 215 (65.55%) Cisco Certification
5 198 (60.37%) CheckPoint
6 186 (56.71%) Cisco ASA
7 174 (53.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 149 (45.43%) Network Security
9 135 (41.16%) CCNP
10 124 (37.80%) BGP
11 113 (34.45%) Load Balancing
12 106 (32.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 103 (31.40%) BIG-IP
14 100 (30.49%) CCSE
15 95 (28.96%) Juniper
16 92 (28.05%) OSPF
17 80 (24.39%) CCNA
18 79 (24.09%) DNS
19 76 (23.17%) VMware
20 75 (22.87%) Cisco PIX
21 69 (21.04%) DHCP
22 65 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
22 65 (19.82%) SolarWinds
23 64 (19.51%) WAN
23 64 (19.51%) VPN
24 63 (19.21%) EIGRP
24 63 (19.21%) Finance
24 63 (19.21%) Blue Coat
25 61 (18.60%) CCIE
26 60 (18.29%) Cisco IOS

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (4.57%) IIS
2 3 (0.91%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.91%) MS Office
4 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.61%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.83%) SaaS
3 6 (1.83%) Office 365
4 5 (1.52%) PaaS
5 3 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (77.74%) Firewall
2 186 (56.71%) Cisco ASA
3 174 (53.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 149 (45.43%) Network Security
5 124 (37.80%) BGP
6 106 (32.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 103 (31.40%) BIG-IP
8 92 (28.05%) OSPF
9 79 (24.09%) DNS
10 75 (22.87%) Cisco PIX
11 69 (21.04%) DHCP
12 64 (19.51%) WAN
12 64 (19.51%) VPN
13 63 (19.21%) EIGRP
14 60 (18.29%) Cisco IOS
15 53 (16.16%) Wireless
16 48 (14.63%) MPLS
16 48 (14.63%) LAN
16 48 (14.63%) TCP/IP
17 43 (13.11%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.83%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.91%) Redis
3 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 63 (19.21%) Finance
2 21 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.57%) Law
4 10 (3.05%) Banking
5 8 (2.44%) Retail
6 6 (1.83%) Legal
7 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.22%) Electronics
7 4 (1.22%) Marketing
8 3 (0.91%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.91%) Billing
8 3 (0.91%) Games
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 147 (44.82%) Network Engineer
2 57 (17.38%) Security Engineer
3 41 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 34 (10.37%) Network Security Engineer
5 33 (10.06%) Security Specialist
6 32 (9.76%) Network Security Specialist
7 31 (9.45%) Analyst
8 29 (8.84%) Senior Network Engineer
9 25 (7.62%) Security Analyst
9 25 (7.62%) Architect
9 25 (7.62%) Consultant
10 23 (7.01%) Network Analyst
11 20 (6.10%) Network Architect
12 19 (5.79%) Security Architect
12 19 (5.79%) Senior Network Specialist
12 19 (5.79%) Senior Security Specialist
13 18 (5.49%) Senior Network Security Specialist
13 18 (5.49%) Network Security Architect
14 17 (5.18%) Network Security Analyst
15 14 (4.27%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.27%) CSS
2 9 (2.74%) Web Services
3 4 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.91%) AppFabric
4 3 (0.91%) Memcached
5 2 (0.61%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.61%) Middleware
6 1 (0.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.27%) Thin Client
2 14 (4.27%) Fat Client
3 13 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.44%) Statistics
5 6 (1.83%) CLARiiON
5 6 (1.83%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.52%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.22%) DTV
8 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.61%) FMCG
9 2 (0.61%) Blog
9 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.30%) APACS
10 1 (0.30%) Clustering
10 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.30%) EMV
10 1 (0.30%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.55%) Linux
2 29 (8.84%) Windows
3 16 (4.88%) UNIX
4 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.61%) CentOS
7 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (34.45%) Load Balancing
2 50 (15.24%) Network Monitoring
3 46 (14.02%) ITIL
4 29 (8.84%) Network Management
5 24 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (7.32%) Information Security
6 22 (6.71%) E-Commerce
7 21 (6.40%) Mentoring
8 16 (4.88%) Project Management
9 15 (4.57%) Line Management
10 14 (4.27%) Network Design
11 13 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (3.05%) Network Load Balancing
14 9 (2.74%) Migration
14 9 (2.74%) Low Latency
15 8 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (2.44%) Data Analysis
16 7 (2.13%) Change Management
16 7 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.32%) SQL
2 7 (2.13%) Python
2 7 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.61%) Perl
5 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.30%) C
5 1 (0.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 215 (65.55%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (41.16%) CCNP
3 100 (30.49%) CCSE
4 80 (24.39%) CCNA
5 61 (18.60%) CCIE
6 34 (10.37%) CISSP
7 31 (9.45%) CCSA
8 23 (7.01%) Degree
9 15 (4.57%) CCSP
10 11 (3.35%) Check Point Certification
11 10 (3.05%) JNCIP
11 10 (3.05%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.83%) HP AIS
12 6 (1.83%) HP ASE
12 6 (1.83%) VCP5
12 6 (1.83%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.83%) MCITP
12 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.22%) CCIP
13 4 (1.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.40%) SLA
2 16 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.05%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.22%) BS7799
5 3 (0.91%) QA
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 65 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.57%) XenServer
3 13 (3.96%) vSphere
3 13 (3.96%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.66%) ProxySG
5 11 (3.35%) Firmware
6 9 (2.74%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (7.62%) CiscoWorks
2 20 (6.10%) FortiGate
3 14 (4.27%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (3.35%) Cacti
5 8 (2.44%) OpenNMS
6 4 (1.22%) Ansible
7 3 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.91%) Nagios
8 2 (0.61%) OpenView
9 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.30%) RANCID
Vendors
1 326 (99.39%) F5
2 288 (87.80%) Cisco
3 198 (60.37%) CheckPoint
4 95 (28.96%) Juniper
5 76 (23.17%) VMware
6 65 (19.82%) SolarWinds
7 63 (19.21%) Blue Coat
8 52 (15.85%) Microsoft
9 37 (11.28%) HP
10 34 (10.37%) Citrix
11 33 (10.06%) Riverbed
12 30 (9.15%) Infoblox
13 29 (8.84%) Imperva
14 28 (8.54%) McAfee
15 25 (7.62%) Fortinet
16 16 (4.88%) CA
17 13 (3.96%) Dell
17 13 (3.96%) TippingPoint
18 12 (3.66%) Websense
18 12 (3.66%) Nokia
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