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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 233 243 208
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 11 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 0.62% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 13
Average salary £37,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.57% -
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
1115 1441 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.91% 19.77% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1085 719
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 +9 4 £48,500 +90.19%
North Yorkshire +4 4 £32,500 -35.00%
South Yorkshire - 3 £95,000 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) vSphere
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Internet
5 6 (40.00%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) VPN
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) Brocade
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) DMZ
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) NetApp
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Nokia

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (20.00%) Commerce Server
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 3 (20.00%) PegaRULES
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 3 (20.00%) Drupal
2 3 (20.00%) WordPress
2 3 (20.00%) Node.js
2 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (20.00%) CloudStack
3 2 (13.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 5 (33.33%) DMZ
4 3 (20.00%) MPLS
4 3 (20.00%) SSL
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) HTTP
4 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (6.67%) FWSM
5 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.67%) RIP
5 1 (6.67%) SNMP
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) OLAP
1 3 (20.00%) OLTP
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Platform Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Advisor
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) XSLT
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
1 3 (20.00%) JSON
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
1 3 (20.00%) REST
1 3 (20.00%) Express
2 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) DataPower
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) CMDB
4 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 3 (20.00%) AIX
5 3 (20.00%) SUSE
5 3 (20.00%) Debian
5 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (20.00%) CentOS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
1 3 (20.00%) Python
1 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (20.00%) Jython
1 3 (20.00%) Korn
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCDA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCSA
2 2 (13.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (20.00%) pfSense
2 3 (20.00%) KVM
2 3 (20.00%) Xen
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Server
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (40.00%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) NetApp
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) Brocade
6 4 (26.67%) Nokia
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Intel
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 3 (20.00%) Endeca
8 2 (13.33%) Avaya
9 1 (6.67%) Websense
9 1 (6.67%) Infoblox