The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 205 199 173
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 3 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.064% 0.046% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.25% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 13
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
BIG-IP
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
800 814 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.11% 18.76% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 648 584 575
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Halifax - 2 £52,500 -
BIG-IP
Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Debian
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) SSH
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) CentOS
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (57.14%) XenServer
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) F5
4 4 (57.14%) Brocade
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (57.14%) Apache
4 4 (57.14%) SMTP
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) FTP
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) PHP
4 4 (57.14%) Windows

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) SSH
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) SMTP
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Extranet
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) CentOS
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Debian
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) XenServer
1 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Brocade
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Syncsort
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp