The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for BIG-IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 190 208
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.59% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.21% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 28 14
Median salary - £63,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +10.00%  

BIG-IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 794 1311 1474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.82% 26.52% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 609 1074 941
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in Berkshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP in Berkshire.

Salary trend for BIG-IP in Berkshire

BIG-IP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) VPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VPLS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) CCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia