The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 258 299
Rank change year-on-year +34 +41  
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 10 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.032% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 0.19% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 11
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,200 £55,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £59,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.70% -2.50%  

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 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 847 1038 1517
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.17% 16.51% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 743 908 1315
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the City of London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) F5
2 21 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 17 (70.83%) Firewall
4 16 (66.67%) VMware
4 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (62.50%) BGP
6 14 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (54.17%) Network Security
8 12 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (50.00%) ITIL
9 11 (45.83%) DNS
9 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
9 11 (45.83%) BIG-IP
10 10 (41.67%) CCNP
10 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (41.67%) Wireless
11 9 (37.50%) Finance
11 9 (37.50%) Linux
12 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
12 8 (33.33%) 802.1X
13 7 (29.17%) FCoE
13 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (29.17%) MPLS
13 7 (29.17%) IPv4
13 7 (29.17%) IPv6
13 7 (29.17%) Blue Coat
13 7 (29.17%) Network Design
13 7 (29.17%) Clustering
14 5 (20.83%) Windows

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
3 15 (62.50%) BGP
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (54.17%) Network Security
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (45.83%) BIG-IP
7 11 (45.83%) DNS
8 10 (41.67%) Wireless
9 7 (29.17%) FCoE
9 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (29.17%) IPv4
9 7 (29.17%) IPv6
9 7 (29.17%) MPLS
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (20.83%) OSPF
11 4 (16.67%) DHCP
11 4 (16.67%) DMVPN
11 4 (16.67%) NetScreen
12 3 (12.50%) HSRP
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Check Point Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) Clustering
3 4 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 4 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Eurex
5 1 (4.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Network Design
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
3 5 (20.83%) Time Management
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Presales
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CCNP
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCSE
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (12.50%) CCVP
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (4.17%) CISA
4 1 (4.17%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Server
2 5 (20.83%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) F5
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (29.17%) Blue Coat
5 5 (20.83%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) Juniper
5 5 (20.83%) NetApp
6 4 (16.67%) Imperva
6 4 (16.67%) Infoblox
6 4 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.17%) Aruba
7 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
7 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) Reuters
7 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds