The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 258 258
Rank change year-on-year +20 0  
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 7 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.11% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.43% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 5
Median salary £57,500 £67,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.17% +57.64%  
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 East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 991 1473 1582
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.05% 19.78% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 755 1218 1217
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
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 East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for BIG-IP in the East of England

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BIG-IP in the East of England

BIG-IP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 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
Essex +19 5 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire +12 2 £97,500 +109.67%
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East of England region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (83.33%) CCNP
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (75.00%) OSPF
4 9 (75.00%) BGP
4 9 (75.00%) CCSE
4 9 (75.00%) Network Security
5 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
6 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (50.00%) LAN
6 6 (50.00%) WAN
6 6 (50.00%) VMware
7 5 (41.67%) CCSA
7 5 (41.67%) CA
7 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (41.67%) DNS
7 5 (41.67%) CCDP
7 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
7 5 (41.67%) Driving Licence
7 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
7 5 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (41.67%) tcpdump
7 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (33.33%) Line Management

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) BGP
2 9 (75.00%) Network Security
2 9 (75.00%) OSPF
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) tcpdump
4 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) DMVPN
5 4 (33.33%) NetScreen
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Network Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Check Point Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (41.67%) Driving Licence
3 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNP
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) CCSE
3 5 (41.67%) CCDP
3 5 (41.67%) CCSA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (91.67%) CheckPoint
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) CA
5 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) Imperva
5 4 (33.33%) Infoblox
6 2 (16.67%) Arista
6 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto