The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
BIG-IP
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
163 88 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.10% 23.47% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 108 59 64
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Watford region.

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Watford

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP.

1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 4 (66.67%) WAAS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) TACACS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) WAAS
2 4 (66.67%) TACACS
2 4 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (33.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Crossbeam
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds