The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 - 304
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 13 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 14
Median salary £45,000 - £58,500
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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 836 1045 2051
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.25% 14.55% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 790 912 1718
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for BIG-IP in the City of London

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BIG-IP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 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 City of London region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) F5
3 13 (81.25%) Network Security
3 13 (81.25%) BGP
4 12 (75.00%) DNS
4 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (68.75%) VMware
6 9 (56.25%) Wireless
6 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
7 8 (50.00%) 802.1X
7 8 (50.00%) MPLS
8 7 (43.75%) Clustering
8 7 (43.75%) IPv4
8 7 (43.75%) IPv6
8 7 (43.75%) ITIL
8 7 (43.75%) Network Design
8 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (43.75%) FCoE
8 7 (43.75%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (37.50%) Linux
9 6 (37.50%) CCNP
9 6 (37.50%) Citrix
9 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
9 6 (37.50%) OSPF
10 5 (31.25%) NetScreen

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) BGP
2 13 (81.25%) Network Security
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (75.00%) DNS
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (56.25%) Wireless
6 8 (50.00%) MPLS
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (43.75%) FCoE
7 7 (43.75%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (43.75%) IPv4
7 7 (43.75%) IPv6
8 6 (37.50%) OSPF
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (31.25%) NetScreen
10 4 (25.00%) DHCP
10 4 (25.00%) DMVPN
11 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Support
2 5 (31.25%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Check Point Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Security Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Security Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Network Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (43.75%) Clustering
3 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Network Design
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Line Management
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCNP
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCSE
3 2 (12.50%) CCSA
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
1 15 (93.75%) F5
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (25.00%) Imperva
4 4 (25.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (6.25%) CyberTech
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Red Box
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.25%) Verint
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