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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 731 862 801
Rank change year-on-year
+131 -61
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 161 84 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.071% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 106 74 63
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%

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
19242 20223 20894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.11% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15424 16194 16861
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 £27,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 27 May 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 May 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 +132 151 £57,500 +9.52% 14
London +84 77 £57,500 +8.49% 4
South East +58 63 £58,750 +20.51% 9
Berkshire +40 48 £62,500 +28.20% 6
Reading +20 29 £57,500 - 5
City of London +50 18 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Scotland +24 10 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Glasgow - 10 £60,000 -
Maidenhead - 8 £67,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 - - 1
Leeds +26 5 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +18 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +2 5 £50,000 +2.56%
East Midlands - 5 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £60,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 4 £57,500 -
Slough - 4 £62,500 -
Marlow - 3 - -
Kent +1 2 £51,250 +20.58%
Middlesex - 2 £48,750 -
Southampton - 2 £57,500 - 2
High Wycombe - 2 - -
East of England +10 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Maidstone +4 1 £57,500 +35.29%
Hayes - 1 £43,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £50,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 £60,000 -
Northampton - 1 £35,000 -
Essex - 1 £50,000 -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 338 (100.00%) F5
2 294 (86.98%) Cisco
3 260 (76.92%) Firewall
4 217 (64.20%) CheckPoint
5 213 (63.02%) Cisco Certification
6 186 (55.03%) Cisco ASA
7 180 (53.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 152 (44.97%) Network Security
9 134 (39.64%) BGP
10 130 (38.46%) CCNP
11 123 (36.39%) Load Balancing
12 117 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 115 (34.02%) BIG-IP
14 99 (29.29%) Juniper
15 96 (28.40%) CCSE
16 89 (26.33%) CCNA
17 88 (26.04%) Data Centre
18 85 (25.15%) OSPF
19 79 (23.37%) WAN
20 74 (21.89%) Cisco PIX
21 72 (21.30%) DNS
22 70 (20.71%) Finance
23 69 (20.41%) EIGRP
24 68 (20.12%) VPN
24 68 (20.12%) VMware
25 65 (19.23%) LAN
26 64 (18.93%) DHCP
27 63 (18.64%) MPLS
28 62 (18.34%) Cisco IOS
29 61 (18.05%) SolarWinds

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (4.14%) IIS
2 3 (0.89%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.30%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.59%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.78%) SaaS
3 6 (1.78%) Office 365
4 5 (1.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Nimbula
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 260 (76.92%) Firewall
2 186 (55.03%) Cisco ASA
3 180 (53.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 152 (44.97%) Network Security
5 134 (39.64%) BGP
6 117 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 115 (34.02%) BIG-IP
8 85 (25.15%) OSPF
9 79 (23.37%) WAN
10 74 (21.89%) Cisco PIX
11 72 (21.30%) DNS
12 69 (20.41%) EIGRP
13 68 (20.12%) VPN
14 65 (19.23%) LAN
15 64 (18.93%) DHCP
16 63 (18.64%) MPLS
17 62 (18.34%) Cisco IOS
18 60 (17.75%) TCP/IP
19 52 (15.38%) Wireless
19 52 (15.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.78%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.89%) Redis
3 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 70 (20.71%) Finance
2 34 (10.06%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.44%) Law
4 14 (4.14%) Banking
5 7 (2.07%) Retail
6 6 (1.78%) Marketing
7 5 (1.48%) Legal
7 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.48%) Electronics
8 3 (0.89%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.89%) Billing
9 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 155 (45.86%) Network Engineer
2 57 (16.86%) Security Engineer
3 39 (11.54%) Network Specialist
4 33 (9.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 32 (9.47%) Analyst
5 32 (9.47%) Security Specialist
6 30 (8.88%) Network Security Specialist
7 29 (8.58%) Architect
8 26 (7.69%) Security Analyst
8 26 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 25 (7.40%) Network Analyst
10 24 (7.10%) Consultant
10 24 (7.10%) Network Architect
11 21 (6.21%) Network Security Analyst
12 19 (5.62%) Security Architect
13 18 (5.33%) Network Security Architect
14 16 (4.73%) Senior Network Specialist
14 16 (4.73%) Senior Security Specialist
15 15 (4.44%) Senior Network Security Specialist
16 14 (4.14%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.62%) CSS
2 10 (2.96%) Web Services
3 4 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.89%) AppFabric
4 3 (0.89%) Memcached
5 2 (0.59%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.59%) Middleware
6 1 (0.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 88 (26.04%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.25%) Fat Client
5 11 (3.25%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.66%) Statistics
7 7 (2.07%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.78%) CLARiiON
8 6 (1.78%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.48%) DTV
9 5 (1.48%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.89%) PKI
11 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.59%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.91%) Linux
2 30 (8.88%) Windows
3 14 (4.14%) UNIX
4 8 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (36.39%) Load Balancing
2 51 (15.09%) Network Monitoring
3 44 (13.02%) ITIL
4 31 (9.17%) Network Management
5 24 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (5.92%) E-Commerce
6 20 (5.92%) Information Security
7 19 (5.62%) Mentoring
8 18 (5.33%) DDoS Mitigation
9 16 (4.73%) Network Design
9 16 (4.73%) Project Management
10 15 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (3.55%) Line Management
13 11 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (2.96%) Network Load Balancing
15 9 (2.66%) Low Latency
16 8 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
16 8 (2.37%) Data Analysis
17 7 (2.07%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.73%) SQL
2 7 (2.07%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.78%) Perl
4 4 (1.18%) Python
4 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.30%) C
5 1 (0.30%) Java
5 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 213 (63.02%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (38.46%) CCNP
3 96 (28.40%) CCSE
4 89 (26.33%) CCNA
5 60 (17.75%) CCIE
6 40 (11.83%) CCSA
7 37 (10.95%) CISSP
8 23 (6.80%) Degree
9 16 (4.73%) Check Point Certification
10 14 (4.14%) CCSP
11 10 (2.96%) JNCIP
12 8 (2.37%) Security Cleared
12 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.78%) HP AIS
13 6 (1.78%) HP ASE
13 6 (1.78%) MCITP
13 6 (1.78%) VCP5
14 5 (1.48%) SC Cleared
15 4 (1.18%) CCIP
16 3 (0.89%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.80%) SLA
2 10 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.89%) BS7799
4 2 (0.59%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 57 (16.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.14%) vSphere
3 13 (3.85%) ProxySG
4 12 (3.55%) XenServer
5 9 (2.66%) Firmware
6 7 (2.07%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.48%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (8.58%) CiscoWorks
1 29 (8.58%) FortiGate
2 16 (4.73%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (3.55%) Cacti
4 10 (2.96%) OpenNMS
5 3 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.89%) Nagios
5 3 (0.89%) vMotion
6 2 (0.59%) OpenView
6 2 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.30%) SCCM
7 1 (0.30%) SCOM
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.30%) RANCID
7 1 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 338 (100.00%) F5
2 294 (86.98%) Cisco
3 217 (64.20%) CheckPoint
4 99 (29.29%) Juniper
5 68 (20.12%) VMware
6 61 (18.05%) SolarWinds
7 55 (16.27%) Blue Coat
8 38 (11.24%) Microsoft
9 36 (10.65%) HP
10 35 (10.36%) Riverbed
11 32 (9.47%) Fortinet
12 31 (9.17%) Citrix
13 30 (8.88%) McAfee
14 26 (7.69%) Infoblox
15 23 (6.80%) Imperva
16 17 (5.03%) CA
17 15 (4.44%) Nokia
18 14 (4.14%) Dell
19 13 (3.85%) TippingPoint
20 11 (3.25%) Splunk
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