The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 60 51
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York - 0.87% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.45% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Average salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £52,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.52%
BIG-IP
North 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 York region.

Communications & Networking Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 116 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 7.91% 25.22% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 81 51
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in York

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in York

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in York

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the York 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%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Imperva
2 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (85.71%) Blue Coat
2 6 (85.71%) CCSE
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 3 (42.86%) XenServer
4 3 (42.86%) DMVPN
4 3 (42.86%) Fat Client

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) NetScreen
4 3 (42.86%) NX-OS
4 3 (42.86%) DMVPN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (14.29%) FWSM
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Security Specialist
1 6 (85.71%) Network Specialist
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Security Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Information Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Information Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) CCSE
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Imperva
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Nokia
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Websense