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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 240 238 188
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -50
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 6 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.089% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.19% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 19
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1080 1350 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.00% 18.68% 18.98%
Number of salaries quoted 895 1047 791
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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
West Yorkshire +18 5 £60,000 +20.00%
South Yorkshire - 1 £95,000 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) F5
2 26 (92.86%) Firewall
3 25 (89.29%) Cisco
4 24 (85.71%) CheckPoint
5 22 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (67.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (67.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 18 (64.29%) DNS
7 18 (64.29%) Network Security
8 17 (60.71%) CCSE
8 17 (60.71%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (60.71%) VMware
8 17 (60.71%) CCNP
8 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (53.57%) OSPF
9 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (53.57%) Infoblox
10 14 (50.00%) Imperva
10 14 (50.00%) BGP
10 14 (50.00%) Blue Coat
10 14 (50.00%) DHCP
11 12 (42.86%) HP
11 12 (42.86%) SolarWinds
11 12 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (39.29%) Linux
13 10 (35.71%) CISSP
13 10 (35.71%) Juniper
14 9 (32.14%) Citrix
15 8 (28.57%) Wireless
15 8 (28.57%) XenServer

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.57%) Commerce Server
3 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (3.57%) PegaRULES
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
3 1 (3.57%) WordPress
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) Firewall
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (67.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 19 (67.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 18 (64.29%) Network Security
4 18 (64.29%) DNS
5 17 (60.71%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (53.57%) OSPF
7 14 (50.00%) BGP
7 14 (50.00%) DHCP
8 8 (28.57%) Wireless
9 7 (25.00%) NetScreen
9 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (25.00%) NX-OS
9 7 (25.00%) DMVPN
10 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 6 (21.43%) Internet
11 5 (17.86%) VPN
12 4 (14.29%) HTTP
12 4 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) OLTP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (3.57%) OLAP
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Network Specialist
2 17 (60.71%) Network Security Specialist
2 17 (60.71%) Security Specialist
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Network Security Specialist
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Network Specialist
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Security Specialist
4 7 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (25.00%) Information Specialist
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Advisor
8 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) Express
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) DataPower
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) SUSE
4 1 (3.57%) Debian
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (25.00%) Line Management
2 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Security Management
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) Jython
2 1 (3.57%) Korn
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (60.71%) CCNP
1 17 (60.71%) CCSE
2 10 (35.71%) CISSP
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) XenServer
3 5 (17.86%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware
5 1 (3.57%) Xen
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) pfSense
5 1 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) F5
2 25 (89.29%) Cisco
3 24 (85.71%) CheckPoint
4 17 (60.71%) VMware
5 15 (53.57%) Infoblox
6 14 (50.00%) Imperva
6 14 (50.00%) Blue Coat
7 12 (42.86%) HP
7 12 (42.86%) SolarWinds
8 10 (35.71%) Juniper
9 9 (32.14%) Citrix
10 4 (14.29%) NetApp
10 4 (14.29%) Brocade
11 3 (10.71%) Oracle
12 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
13 1 (3.57%) Endeca
13 1 (3.57%) Websense
13 1 (3.57%) Nokia
13 1 (3.57%) Intel
13 1 (3.57%) IBM