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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 687 784 787
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +3
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 183 106 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.099% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.59% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 126 80 80
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
19132 18109 21700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.95% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15333 14192 17733
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +96 178 £52,500 +5.00% 12
London +70 87 £57,500 +5.02% 2
South East -2 42 £58,750 +30.55% 7
Yorkshire +13 29 £52,500 +5.00%
York +32 25 £52,500 +5.00%
North Yorkshire +24 25 £52,500 +5.00%
Buckinghamshire - 19 £41,000 - 1
Berkshire +15 17 £62,500 - 3
City of London +22 15 £55,000 +37.50%
East of England -3 13 £50,000 -
Maidenhead - 9 - -
High Wycombe - 8 - -
Essex -8 7 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -8 6 £46,500 -11.42%
South West -20 6 £57,500 +27.77%
Brentwood - 6 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £41,000 - 1
Wiltshire +5 5 £65,000 +44.44%
Watford - 5 £46,500 -
Marlow - 5 - -
Kent +6 4 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Swindon -7 4 £72,500 +61.11%
Reading - 4 £61,250 - 2
Scotland - 4 - -
Maidstone +19 3 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Slough - 3 £62,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Hounslow - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 279 (98.59%) F5
2 247 (87.28%) Cisco
3 225 (79.51%) Firewall
4 188 (66.43%) Cisco Certification
5 166 (58.66%) CheckPoint
6 159 (56.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 148 (52.30%) Cisco ASA
8 124 (43.82%) CCNP
9 123 (43.46%) Network Security
10 104 (36.75%) Juniper
11 102 (36.04%) CCSE
12 100 (35.34%) BGP
13 88 (31.10%) OSPF
14 83 (29.33%) Load Balancing
14 83 (29.33%) BIG-IP
15 82 (28.98%) VMware
16 79 (27.92%) DNS
17 72 (25.44%) Cisco Nexus
18 71 (25.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 67 (23.67%) Blue Coat
19 67 (23.67%) DHCP
20 58 (20.49%) Microsoft
21 56 (19.79%) Cisco PIX
22 55 (19.43%) Cisco IOS
23 54 (19.08%) WAN
24 53 (18.73%) CCNA
24 53 (18.73%) ITIL
25 51 (18.02%) CCIE
25 51 (18.02%) LAN
26 49 (17.31%) SolarWinds

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (4.24%) IIS
2 4 (1.41%) Apache
3 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.06%) JBoss
3 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.06%) nginx
4 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 44 (15.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.47%) MS Office
3 5 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.06%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.12%) Office 365
3 5 (1.77%) SaaS
4 4 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 225 (79.51%) Firewall
2 159 (56.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 148 (52.30%) Cisco ASA
4 123 (43.46%) Network Security
5 100 (35.34%) BGP
6 88 (31.10%) OSPF
7 83 (29.33%) BIG-IP
8 79 (27.92%) DNS
9 72 (25.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 67 (23.67%) DHCP
11 56 (19.79%) Cisco PIX
12 55 (19.43%) Cisco IOS
13 54 (19.08%) WAN
14 51 (18.02%) LAN
15 45 (15.90%) VPN
16 44 (15.55%) Wireless
17 41 (14.49%) EIGRP
18 30 (10.60%) TCP/IP
19 28 (9.89%) MPLS
19 28 (9.89%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.12%) SQL Server
1 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.06%) MySQL
2 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.35%) DB2
General
1 48 (16.96%) Finance
2 12 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.47%) Law
3 7 (2.47%) Legal
4 6 (2.12%) Banking
5 4 (1.41%) Retail
6 3 (1.06%) Games
7 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 127 (44.88%) Network Engineer
2 49 (17.31%) Security Engineer
3 43 (15.19%) Network Specialist
4 40 (14.13%) Security Specialist
5 38 (13.43%) Network Security Specialist
6 33 (11.66%) Network Security Engineer
7 31 (10.95%) Analyst
8 28 (9.89%) Senior Network Engineer
9 26 (9.19%) Security Analyst
10 23 (8.13%) Network Analyst
10 23 (8.13%) Consultant
11 19 (6.71%) Senior Security Specialist
12 18 (6.36%) Senior Network Security Specialist
12 18 (6.36%) Senior Network Specialist
13 16 (5.65%) Network Security Analyst
13 16 (5.65%) Senior Security Engineer
14 15 (5.30%) Architect
15 14 (4.95%) Team Leader
15 14 (4.95%) Security Architect
15 14 (4.95%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.12%) Web Services
2 4 (1.41%) CSS
3 3 (1.06%) XML
3 3 (1.06%) Rendezvous
4 2 (0.71%) Middleware
4 2 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.71%) .NET
5 1 (0.35%) J2EE
5 1 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.07%) Thin Client
1 20 (7.07%) Fat Client
2 8 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.12%) CLARiiON
4 5 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.77%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.06%) Open Source
5 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.71%) FMCG
6 2 (0.71%) Blog
7 1 (0.35%) EMV
7 1 (0.35%) EFT
7 1 (0.35%) APACS
7 1 (0.35%) Clustering
7 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.25%) Linux
2 25 (8.83%) Windows
3 14 (4.95%) UNIX
4 8 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.47%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.77%) CentOS
6 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (29.33%) Load Balancing
2 53 (18.73%) ITIL
3 38 (13.43%) Network Monitoring
4 28 (9.89%) Information Security
5 27 (9.54%) Mentoring
6 23 (8.13%) E-Commerce
7 21 (7.42%) Line Management
8 18 (6.36%) Network Management
9 17 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.65%) Network Design
11 11 (3.89%) Change Management
12 10 (3.53%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (3.18%) Migration
14 8 (2.83%) Project Management
14 8 (2.83%) Investment Management
14 8 (2.83%) Incident Management
14 8 (2.83%) Change Control
15 7 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (2.47%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.60%) SQL
2 9 (3.18%) Python
3 4 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.41%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.06%) Ruby
4 3 (1.06%) Java
4 3 (1.06%) Perl
5 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 188 (66.43%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (43.82%) CCNP
3 102 (36.04%) CCSE
4 53 (18.73%) CCNA
5 51 (18.02%) CCIE
6 25 (8.83%) CISSP
7 17 (6.01%) CCSA
7 17 (6.01%) Degree
8 12 (4.24%) Security Cleared
8 12 (4.24%) VCP4
8 12 (4.24%) JNCIS
9 10 (3.53%) Check Point Certification
10 9 (3.18%) CCSP
11 8 (2.83%) SC Cleared
12 7 (2.47%) CCDP
13 6 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.12%) HP AIS
13 6 (2.12%) HP ASE
13 6 (2.12%) VCP5
13 6 (2.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.30%) SLA
2 14 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.77%) QA
5 3 (1.06%) BS7799
System Software
1 71 (25.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.30%) XenServer
3 14 (4.95%) Firmware
4 13 (4.59%) vSphere
5 10 (3.53%) Active Directory
6 9 (3.18%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.12%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (4.59%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (2.83%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.47%) Ansible
3 7 (2.47%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (2.47%) Cacti
4 4 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.06%) Puppet
5 3 (1.06%) Nagios
6 2 (0.71%) OpenView
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.35%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 279 (98.59%) F5
2 247 (87.28%) Cisco
3 166 (58.66%) CheckPoint
4 104 (36.75%) Juniper
5 82 (28.98%) VMware
6 67 (23.67%) Blue Coat
7 58 (20.49%) Microsoft
8 49 (17.31%) SolarWinds
9 36 (12.72%) Imperva
10 35 (12.37%) Infoblox
11 34 (12.01%) HP
12 31 (10.95%) Citrix
13 26 (9.19%) Riverbed
14 22 (7.77%) McAfee
15 16 (5.65%) Websense
16 14 (4.95%) Fortinet
17 12 (4.24%) TippingPoint
17 12 (4.24%) CA
18 11 (3.89%) LogLogic
18 11 (3.89%) Tufin
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