The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 812 784
Rank change year-on-year +11 -28  
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 64 102 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.077% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.65% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 52 94 107
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £69,550 £67,500
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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13674 15681 17859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.37% 16.97% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11176 13165 14624
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for BIG-IP in England

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BIG-IP in England

BIG-IP
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +46 48 £67,500 +8.00% 1
North West -36 6 £52,500 +20.68%
South East +11 5 £70,000 +16.66%
South West - 5 - - 1
BIG-IP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 124 (93.23%) Cisco
2 119 (89.47%) F5
3 105 (78.95%) Firewall
4 88 (66.17%) WAN
5 85 (63.91%) BGP
6 82 (61.65%) LAN
7 76 (57.14%) CheckPoint
8 74 (55.64%) OSPF
9 71 (53.38%) Cisco Certification
10 63 (47.37%) DNS
11 58 (43.61%) CCNP
12 56 (42.11%) TCP/IP
12 56 (42.11%) Network Security
13 53 (39.85%) Cisco IOS
14 52 (39.10%) Windows
15 49 (36.84%) MPLS
15 49 (36.84%) Load Balancing
16 47 (35.34%) Cisco ASA
17 46 (34.59%) VPN
18 44 (33.08%) Wireless
19 42 (31.58%) Juniper
20 41 (30.83%) Finance
21 40 (30.08%) ITIL
22 39 (29.32%) Blue Coat
23 38 (28.57%) Data Centre
24 37 (27.82%) SSL
25 35 (26.32%) Linux
25 35 (26.32%) VMware
25 35 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
25 35 (26.32%) VLAN

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (18.05%) Tomcat
2 21 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 20 (15.04%) Apache
4 17 (12.78%) IIS
5 9 (6.77%) SAS
5 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.26%) JBoss
7 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.26%) nginx
9 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.01%) IaaS
4 4 (3.01%) PaaS
4 4 (3.01%) SaaS
5 3 (2.26%) Akamai
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 105 (78.95%) Firewall
2 88 (66.17%) WAN
3 85 (63.91%) BGP
4 82 (61.65%) LAN
5 74 (55.64%) OSPF
6 63 (47.37%) DNS
7 56 (42.11%) Network Security
7 56 (42.11%) TCP/IP
8 53 (39.85%) Cisco IOS
9 49 (36.84%) MPLS
10 47 (35.34%) Cisco ASA
11 46 (34.59%) VPN
12 44 (33.08%) Wireless
13 37 (27.82%) SSL
14 35 (26.32%) DMVPN
14 35 (26.32%) VLAN
15 34 (25.56%) DHCP
15 34 (25.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 33 (24.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 33 (24.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
1 4 (3.01%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 41 (30.83%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Financial Institution
3 11 (8.27%) Banking
4 9 (6.77%) Law
5 3 (2.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (53.38%) Network Engineer
2 29 (21.80%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (18.80%) Security Engineer
4 24 (18.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 24 (18.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 24 (18.05%) Network Security Engineer
5 18 (13.53%) Architect
6 17 (12.78%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 17 (12.78%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (10.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 14 (10.53%) Network Architect
8 13 (9.77%) Network Security Specialist
8 13 (9.77%) Network Specialist
8 13 (9.77%) Security Specialist
9 12 (9.02%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 12 (9.02%) Check Point Specialist
9 12 (9.02%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 12 (9.02%) Cisco Security Specialist
9 12 (9.02%) Cisco Specialist
9 12 (9.02%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.03%) CSS
2 8 (6.02%) 802.1X
2 8 (6.02%) Middleware
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.26%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.26%) HTML
4 3 (2.26%) J2SE
4 3 (2.26%) Java EE
4 3 (2.26%) JSP
4 3 (2.26%) Servlets
4 3 (2.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.78%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (9.77%) Clustering
4 12 (9.02%) Fat Client
4 12 (9.02%) Thin Client
5 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.02%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.01%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.26%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.50%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.50%) Replication
10 1 (0.75%) CESG
10 1 (0.75%) Derivative
10 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (39.10%) Windows
2 35 (26.32%) Linux
3 28 (21.05%) Unix
4 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.02%) Solaris
6 4 (3.01%) CentOS
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.26%) VMS
8 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 40 (30.08%) ITIL
3 30 (22.56%) Mentoring
4 21 (15.79%) Change Management
5 17 (12.78%) Incident Management
5 17 (12.78%) OWASP
5 17 (12.78%) Security Operations
5 17 (12.78%) Vulnerability Management
6 16 (12.03%) Network Design
7 13 (9.77%) PRINCE2
8 12 (9.02%) E-Commerce
8 12 (9.02%) Line Management
9 11 (8.27%) Service Delivery
10 10 (7.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 10 (7.52%) IT Strategy
10 10 (7.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 10 (7.52%) Risk Management
10 10 (7.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.78%) Python
2 8 (6.02%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.26%) Ruby
4 3 (2.26%) Java
4 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.26%) Tcl
5 2 (1.50%) SQL
6 1 (0.75%) Perl
6 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (53.38%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (43.61%) CCNP
3 28 (21.05%) CCIE
4 18 (13.53%) CCSE
5 12 (9.02%) CCNA
5 12 (9.02%) CCSA
6 8 (6.02%) Degree
7 7 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.51%) CCDA
9 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (3.01%) CCDE
11 3 (2.26%) CCMSE
11 3 (2.26%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.50%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.50%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (12.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 11 (8.27%) SLA
4 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 35 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (15.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.51%) ProxySG
3 6 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.01%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.26%) vCloud
6 2 (1.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) BladeLogic
1 8 (6.02%) Control-M
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (4.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.76%) Nagios
4 4 (3.01%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.01%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (3.01%) SCCM
4 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.26%) Graphite
5 3 (2.26%) Graylog
5 3 (2.26%) Puppet
6 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.50%) SCOM
6 2 (1.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (93.23%) Cisco
2 119 (89.47%) F5
3 76 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 42 (31.58%) Juniper
5 39 (29.32%) Blue Coat
6 35 (26.32%) VMware
7 17 (12.78%) Citrix
7 17 (12.78%) Palo Alto
7 17 (12.78%) Sun
8 14 (10.53%) Infoblox
9 12 (9.02%) Imperva
10 10 (7.52%) Remedy
11 9 (6.77%) Gemalto
11 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
11 9 (6.77%) Nokia
12 8 (6.02%) Cognizant
12 8 (6.02%) Fortinet
12 8 (6.02%) Oracle
12 8 (6.02%) SolarWinds
13 7 (5.26%) CA
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