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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 243 237 237
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 8 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.46% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 2.73% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 12
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £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
951 1211 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.16% 16.95% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 793 959 839
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 9 February 2016. 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 +5 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North Yorkshire -14 3 £47,500 -9.52%
South Yorkshire +11 1 - -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) F5
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 9 (69.23%) SSL
4 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
4 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
5 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
5 6 (46.15%) Change Management
5 6 (46.15%) Unix
5 6 (46.15%) HTTP
6 5 (38.46%) SMTP
6 5 (38.46%) FTP
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Python
6 5 (38.46%) HTTPS
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco
6 5 (38.46%) MPLS
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) BGP
6 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
6 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (38.46%) Banking
6 5 (38.46%) Retail
6 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) OSPF
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
8 3 (23.08%) SNMP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (7.69%) Tuxedo
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) SSL
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) HTTP
5 5 (38.46%) BGP
5 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) FTP
5 5 (38.46%) HTTPS
5 5 (38.46%) MPLS
5 5 (38.46%) SMTP
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) OSPF
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (23.08%) SNMP
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
8 2 (15.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) IP Specialist
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) Change Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 3 (23.08%) Network Design
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Research
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) F5
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) CA
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Nokia
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) VMware