The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 178 163
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.75% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
843 801 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.25% 20.28% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 642 629 543
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BIG-IP
Yorkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat