The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 249 200 227
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +27
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 9 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 1.75% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 2
Average salary £50,000 £32,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.03% -12.83%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
BIG-IP
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1490 912 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.11% 17.10% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 691 917
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire -32 5 £25,000 -22.48%
North Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (88.89%) F5
3 22 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (74.07%) Linux
4 20 (74.07%) CheckPoint
4 20 (74.07%) Firewall
4 20 (74.07%) VMware
4 20 (74.07%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (70.37%) DNS
5 19 (70.37%) DHCP
6 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (55.56%) CCNP
8 14 (51.85%) Citrix
8 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
8 14 (51.85%) OSPF
8 14 (51.85%) BGP
8 14 (51.85%) NetScreen
8 14 (51.85%) Network Security
8 14 (51.85%) Blue Coat
8 14 (51.85%) CCSE
8 14 (51.85%) Infoblox
8 14 (51.85%) Imperva
8 14 (51.85%) DMVPN
8 14 (51.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (51.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
10 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
11 10 (37.04%) XenServer
11 10 (37.04%) ITIL

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 5 (18.52%) IIS
1 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (70.37%) DNS
2 19 (70.37%) DHCP
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (51.85%) Network Security
4 14 (51.85%) OSPF
4 14 (51.85%) BGP
4 14 (51.85%) NetScreen
4 14 (51.85%) DMVPN
4 14 (51.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (51.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (29.63%) WAN
7 7 (25.93%) LAN
8 6 (22.22%) SSL
8 6 (22.22%) Internet
8 6 (22.22%) IPsec
9 5 (18.52%) IP Telephony
9 5 (18.52%) SSH
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Security Specialist
1 11 (40.74%) Network Specialist
1 11 (40.74%) Network Security Specialist
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Network Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Security Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 9 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 6 (22.22%) Firmware
3 5 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) IVR
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) CentOS
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (18.52%) Debian
4 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 3 (11.11%) SUSE
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 9 (33.33%) Line Management
3 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.93%) Network Design
5 6 (22.22%) Network Management
6 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) High Availability
8 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.70%) Coaching
9 1 (3.70%) Service Management
9 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.70%) Change Management
9 1 (3.70%) Migration
9 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C
1 5 (18.52%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (55.56%) CCNP
3 14 (51.85%) CCSE
4 6 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) MCP
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (37.04%) XenServer
3 6 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (88.89%) F5
3 20 (74.07%) VMware
3 20 (74.07%) CheckPoint
4 14 (51.85%) Infoblox
4 14 (51.85%) Imperva
4 14 (51.85%) Blue Coat
4 14 (51.85%) Citrix
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) HP
6 5 (18.52%) Juniper
6 5 (18.52%) Brocade
6 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.11%) Syncsort
8 2 (7.41%) NetApp
8 2 (7.41%) Dell
8 2 (7.41%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Avaya
9 1 (3.70%) Symantec