The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 215 - 197
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% - 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £65,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
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
926 873 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.87% 15.97% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 750 743 665
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the West Midlands region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Trend in the West Midlands

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) OPNET
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds