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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 211
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Median salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £53,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +34.37%

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
798 748 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.39% 14.31% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 645 645 707
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

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 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft