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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 235 241 223
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 22 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.25% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 1.39% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 3
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -6.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1202 1299 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.15% 17.78% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 934 917 905
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
North Yorkshire +22 18 £52,500 +5.00%
West Yorkshire - 4 £52,500 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (100.00%) Cisco
1 39 (100.00%) F5
2 37 (94.87%) Firewall
3 36 (92.31%) CheckPoint
3 36 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (89.74%) Network Security
4 35 (89.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 35 (89.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 35 (89.74%) DNS
5 34 (87.18%) CCNP
5 34 (87.18%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (87.18%) Cisco IOS
5 34 (87.18%) CCSE
6 32 (82.05%) Infoblox
6 32 (82.05%) OSPF
7 31 (79.49%) BGP
7 31 (79.49%) Blue Coat
7 31 (79.49%) VMware
7 31 (79.49%) DHCP
7 31 (79.49%) Imperva
7 31 (79.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (46.15%) Linux
9 17 (43.59%) NetScreen
9 17 (43.59%) E-Commerce
9 17 (43.59%) Juniper
9 17 (43.59%) HP
9 17 (43.59%) Citrix
9 17 (43.59%) CISSP
9 17 (43.59%) DMVPN
10 16 (41.03%) SolarWinds

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 37 (94.87%) Firewall
2 36 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (89.74%) Network Security
3 35 (89.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 35 (89.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 35 (89.74%) DNS
4 34 (87.18%) Cisco IOS
5 32 (82.05%) OSPF
6 31 (79.49%) BGP
6 31 (79.49%) DHCP
7 17 (43.59%) NetScreen
7 17 (43.59%) DMVPN
8 15 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (38.46%) Wireless
9 4 (10.26%) Unified Communications
9 4 (10.26%) SSL
10 3 (7.69%) Internet
10 3 (7.69%) HTTP
10 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
11 2 (5.13%) VPN
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Network Specialist
2 34 (87.18%) Network Security Specialist
2 34 (87.18%) Security Specialist
3 18 (46.15%) Senior Network Security Specialist
3 18 (46.15%) Senior Network Specialist
3 18 (46.15%) Senior Security Specialist
4 14 (35.90%) Information Security Specialist
4 14 (35.90%) Information Specialist
4 14 (35.90%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Thin Client
1 16 (41.03%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) E-Commerce
2 16 (41.03%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (41.03%) Line Management
2 16 (41.03%) Mentoring
3 14 (35.90%) Information Security
4 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Security Management
5 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) SIEM
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (87.18%) CCNP
1 34 (87.18%) Cisco Certification
1 34 (87.18%) CCSE
2 17 (43.59%) CISSP
System Software
1 31 (79.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (38.46%) XenServer
3 2 (5.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
1 39 (100.00%) F5
2 36 (92.31%) CheckPoint
3 32 (82.05%) Infoblox
4 31 (79.49%) Imperva
4 31 (79.49%) VMware
4 31 (79.49%) Blue Coat
5 17 (43.59%) HP
5 17 (43.59%) Citrix
5 17 (43.59%) Juniper
6 16 (41.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Nokia
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Brocade
7 1 (2.56%) Websense