The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 209 232
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.078% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.49% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Median salary - £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £49,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +22.50%
BIG-IP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
929 816 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.95% 15.92% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 726 712 829
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,457
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds