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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 234 269
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.65% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 6
Median salary - £60,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

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 1101 1150 1634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.76% 16.80% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 917 956 1219
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
4 4 (57.14%) Line Management
4 4 (57.14%) DMVPN
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
4 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) NetScreen
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) Infoblox
4 4 (57.14%) Imperva
4 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
4 4 (57.14%) CCSE

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) DMVPN
3 4 (57.14%) NetScreen
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Check Point Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Security Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Network Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
1 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCSE
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Imperva
3 4 (57.14%) Infoblox
4 2 (28.57%) Arista
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto