The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 180 192 213
Rank change year-on-year +12 +21  
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 5 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 1.77% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 9
Median salary £55,000 £58,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.38% -6.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -3.84%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 802 1299 1460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.11% 26.32% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 614 1072 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%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Berkshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in Berkshire.

Salary trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Berkshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +30 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Bracknell - 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
South East

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 22 (100.00%) F5
2 19 (86.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco
4 14 (63.64%) Network Design
5 13 (59.09%) Juniper
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (50.00%) CCNP
6 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (45.45%) Validation
7 10 (45.45%) JNCIA
7 10 (45.45%) Change Control
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
7 10 (45.45%) Firewall
8 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
9 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
9 6 (27.27%) WAN
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (22.73%) LAN
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
12 3 (13.64%) CCSE
12 3 (13.64%) VLAN
12 3 (13.64%) Finance
12 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
12 3 (13.64%) SSH
12 3 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (13.64%) HP
12 3 (13.64%) Dell
12 3 (13.64%) Wireless

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
6 3 (13.64%) SSH
6 3 (13.64%) VLAN
6 3 (13.64%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) FWSM
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (4.55%) BGP
8 1 (4.55%) MPLS
8 1 (4.55%) Network Security
8 1 (4.55%) TACACS
8 1 (4.55%) VPLS
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Project Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) J2EE
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Network Design
2 10 (45.45%) Change Control
2 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 10 (45.45%) Validation
3 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CCNP
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) JNCIA
3 3 (13.64%) CCSE
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) CCSA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) F5
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco
3 13 (59.09%) Juniper
4 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) Forcepoint
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Ipanema Technologies
5 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) Aruba
7 1 (4.55%) Nokia
7 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.55%) SAP