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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 246 213 223
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 11 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 1.95% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 9
Average salary £50,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.18% -32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
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
1475 925 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.66% 16.69% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 689 919
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
North Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -43 5 £25,000 -7.40%
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (84.21%) F5
3 16 (84.21%) DHCP
3 16 (84.21%) DNS
4 14 (73.68%) Citrix
4 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (68.42%) CheckPoint
6 12 (63.16%) CCNP
6 12 (63.16%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (57.89%) Network Security
7 11 (57.89%) Blue Coat
7 11 (57.89%) CCSE
7 11 (57.89%) Infoblox
7 11 (57.89%) Imperva
7 11 (57.89%) DMVPN
7 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
7 11 (57.89%) NetScreen
7 11 (57.89%) OSPF
7 11 (57.89%) BGP
8 9 (47.37%) Fat Client
8 9 (47.37%) Line Management
8 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
8 9 (47.37%) Thin Client

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (26.32%) IIS
1 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (84.21%) DHCP
2 16 (84.21%) DNS
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (57.89%) Network Security
4 11 (57.89%) DMVPN
4 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (57.89%) NetScreen
4 11 (57.89%) OSPF
4 11 (57.89%) BGP
5 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) FTP
6 5 (26.32%) HTTP
6 5 (26.32%) SMTP
6 5 (26.32%) SSH
7 3 (15.79%) IPsec
7 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) SAN
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Specialist
1 10 (52.63%) Security Specialist
1 10 (52.63%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Fat Client
1 9 (47.37%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) IVR
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) CentOS
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Debian
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) SUSE
4 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
2 9 (47.37%) Line Management
2 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Network Management
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PHP
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCNP
3 11 (57.89%) CCSE
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.26%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) XenServer
3 6 (31.58%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) Firmware
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) F5
4 14 (73.68%) Citrix
5 13 (68.42%) CheckPoint
6 11 (57.89%) Blue Coat
6 11 (57.89%) Infoblox
6 11 (57.89%) Imperva
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Juniper
8 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
8 5 (26.32%) Brocade
9 3 (15.79%) Syncsort
10 2 (10.53%) HP
10 2 (10.53%) Dell
10 2 (10.53%) EMC
10 2 (10.53%) NetApp
11 1 (5.26%) Symantec
11 1 (5.26%) Avaya