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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 762 803
Rank change year-on-year -11 +41  
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 71 156 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.91% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 54 133 118
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,500 £62,500
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 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 12915 17124 18587
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.10% 17.49% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10570 14299 14934
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 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 29 March 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 29 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
London +55 49 £57,500 -8.00% 3
South East +8 10 £47,500 -13.63%
East of England +7 7 £57,500 -14.17%
Yorkshire +36 4 £57,500 +21.05%
North West -12 1 £25,000 -42.46%
BIG-IP
UK

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 England region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 125 (92.59%) F5
2 118 (87.41%) Cisco
3 93 (68.89%) Firewall
4 87 (64.44%) CheckPoint
5 76 (56.30%) WAN
6 75 (55.56%) LAN
7 65 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
8 62 (45.93%) Network Security
9 59 (43.70%) DNS
10 55 (40.74%) BGP
11 54 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
12 51 (37.78%) CCNP
13 49 (36.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 45 (33.33%) ITIL
14 45 (33.33%) OSPF
15 44 (32.59%) Windows
16 43 (31.85%) TCP/IP
16 43 (31.85%) Data Centre
17 40 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 40 (29.63%) Finance
18 38 (28.15%) VMware
18 38 (28.15%) Blue Coat
19 36 (26.67%) Load Balancing
19 36 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (25.93%) Juniper
20 35 (25.93%) VPN
21 34 (25.19%) Wireless
21 34 (25.19%) Cisco Nexus
22 32 (23.70%) Linux
23 31 (22.96%) Cisco IOS

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 22 (16.30%) Tomcat
2 20 (14.81%) Apache
3 19 (14.07%) WebLogic
4 16 (11.85%) IIS
5 9 (6.67%) SAS
5 9 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.96%) JBoss
6 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.22%) nginx
7 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.70%) IaaS
3 5 (3.70%) PaaS
4 4 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.96%) SaaS
4 4 (2.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.22%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.22%) Office 365
6 2 (1.48%) Akamai
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 93 (68.89%) Firewall
2 76 (56.30%) WAN
3 75 (55.56%) LAN
4 62 (45.93%) Network Security
5 59 (43.70%) DNS
6 55 (40.74%) BGP
7 54 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 49 (36.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 45 (33.33%) OSPF
10 43 (31.85%) TCP/IP
11 40 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 35 (25.93%) VPN
13 34 (25.19%) Cisco Nexus
13 34 (25.19%) Wireless
14 31 (22.96%) Cisco IOS
15 28 (20.74%) MPLS
16 27 (20.00%) DMVPN
16 27 (20.00%) VLAN
17 26 (19.26%) Internet
18 25 (18.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) MySQL
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.22%) Redis
2 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Maven
2 3 (2.22%) Ant
2 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (29.63%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.15%) Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Billing
5 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (42.96%) Network Engineer
2 30 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 30 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 19 (14.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (13.33%) Architect
4 18 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 14 (10.37%) Network Architect
7 13 (9.63%) Network Security Specialist
7 13 (9.63%) Network Specialist
7 13 (9.63%) Security Specialist
8 12 (8.89%) Check Point Specialist
8 12 (8.89%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 12 (8.89%) Cisco Security Specialist
8 12 (8.89%) Cisco Specialist
9 11 (8.15%) Consultant
10 10 (7.41%) Blue Coat Engineer
10 10 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 10 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.67%) 802.1X
1 9 (6.67%) Middleware
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.22%) CSS
3 3 (2.22%) LAMP
3 3 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.74%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) Ajax
4 1 (0.74%) Java EE
4 1 (0.74%) jQuery
4 1 (0.74%) RESTful
4 1 (0.74%) XML
4 1 (0.74%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (31.85%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (8.89%) Fat Client
3 12 (8.89%) Thin Client
4 9 (6.67%) Clustering
4 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.70%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.22%) iPad
9 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.59%) Windows
2 32 (23.70%) Linux
3 29 (21.48%) Unix
4 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.67%) Solaris
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.96%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.48%) VMS
10 1 (0.74%) Debian
10 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.33%) ITIL
2 36 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 29 (21.48%) Mentoring
4 20 (14.81%) Change Management
5 19 (14.07%) Network Design
6 16 (11.85%) E-Commerce
7 15 (11.11%) OWASP
7 15 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 15 (11.11%) Security Operations
7 15 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (9.63%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.89%) DevOps
9 12 (8.89%) Line Management
10 11 (8.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 11 (8.15%) Scrum
10 11 (8.15%) Service Delivery
10 11 (8.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 10 (7.41%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.19%) Python
2 4 (2.96%) Java
3 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.22%) Ruby
3 3 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (0.74%) C
4 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) Perl
4 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (37.78%) CCNP
3 28 (20.74%) CCSE
4 17 (12.59%) CCSA
5 9 (6.67%) CCIE
5 9 (6.67%) JNCIA
6 8 (5.93%) CCDP
7 7 (5.19%) CCNA
7 7 (5.19%) Degree
8 6 (4.44%) JNCIS
9 5 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.22%) CCSP
10 3 (2.22%) MCITP
10 3 (2.22%) MCSE
10 3 (2.22%) MCTS
10 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.48%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (11.85%) SLA
3 15 (11.11%) ISO27002
4 6 (4.44%) QA
5 5 (3.70%) PCI DSS
6 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (2.96%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (15.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.70%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.96%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.22%) iptables
6 2 (1.48%) vCloud
7 1 (0.74%) Firmware
7 1 (0.74%) NFS
7 1 (0.74%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) BladeLogic
1 8 (5.93%) Control-M
1 8 (5.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.96%) MIMEsweeper
2 4 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (2.96%) Puppet
2 4 (2.96%) SCCM
3 3 (2.22%) HAProxy
3 3 (2.22%) Nagios
4 2 (1.48%) SCOM
5 1 (0.74%) Ansible
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 125 (92.59%) F5
2 118 (87.41%) Cisco
3 87 (64.44%) CheckPoint
4 38 (28.15%) Blue Coat
4 38 (28.15%) VMware
5 35 (25.93%) Juniper
6 24 (17.78%) Palo Alto
7 23 (17.04%) Citrix
8 16 (11.85%) Fortinet
8 16 (11.85%) Sun
9 14 (10.37%) Infoblox
10 12 (8.89%) CA
10 12 (8.89%) Imperva
10 12 (8.89%) Oracle
11 10 (7.41%) Nokia
11 10 (7.41%) Remedy
11 10 (7.41%) Riverbed
12 9 (6.67%) Avaya
12 9 (6.67%) Gemalto
13 8 (5.93%) Cognizant
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