The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 194 201 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.020% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
751 839 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.19% 16.75% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 647 707 558
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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 18 April 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
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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
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Shropshire - 2 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Nokia
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) OSPF
5 4 (36.36%) McAfee
5 4 (36.36%) BGP
5 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (36.36%) DMVPN
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (27.27%) Network Design
6 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (27.27%) Squid
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) BIG-IP
2 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 4 (36.36%) BGP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) DMVPN
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Support
3 3 (27.27%) Platform Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) AIX
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Service Management
1 4 (36.36%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCDA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
4 4 (36.36%) Nokia
4 4 (36.36%) McAfee
4 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) OPNET
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) BMC