Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1017 969 977
Rank change year-on-year -48 +8 +165
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 133 262 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.80% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 104 220 207
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £44,100
90th Percentile £68,375 £73,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +15.00%

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 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 26849 32570 37175
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.07% 17.11% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21863 27284 30177
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 BIG-IP LTM in England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 68 £57,500 -11.54% 2
South East +12 43 £57,500 -4.17%
Yorkshire +28 6 £57,500 -
East of England -1 6 £57,500 -14.18%
North of England -19 6 £57,500 +35.29%
South West +21 5 £55,000 - 1
Midlands +42 3 - - 1
West Midlands +29 2 - -
East Midlands +13 1 - - 1
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 England region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 132 (99.25%) F5
2 124 (93.23%) Cisco
3 97 (72.93%) Firewall
4 89 (66.92%) Cisco Certification
5 86 (64.66%) CCNP
6 76 (57.14%) CheckPoint
7 75 (56.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 72 (54.14%) Network Security
9 63 (47.37%) WAN
10 60 (45.11%) LAN
11 57 (42.86%) Juniper
11 57 (42.86%) BGP
12 56 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
13 52 (39.10%) CCSE
14 49 (36.84%) OSPF
15 46 (34.59%) VPN
16 41 (30.83%) Windows
17 37 (27.82%) Linux
17 37 (27.82%) DNS
17 37 (27.82%) Wireless
18 36 (27.07%) BIG-IP
19 35 (26.32%) Data Centre
20 31 (23.31%) Finance
20 31 (23.31%) VMware
20 31 (23.31%) EIGRP
21 30 (22.56%) Blue Coat
22 29 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
22 29 (21.80%) CCIE
22 29 (21.80%) Internet
22 29 (21.80%) Palo Alto

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 3 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.26%) Akamai
2 3 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (72.93%) Firewall
2 75 (56.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 72 (54.14%) Network Security
4 63 (47.37%) WAN
5 60 (45.11%) LAN
6 57 (42.86%) BGP
7 56 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
8 49 (36.84%) OSPF
9 46 (34.59%) VPN
10 37 (27.82%) DNS
10 37 (27.82%) Wireless
11 36 (27.07%) BIG-IP
12 31 (23.31%) EIGRP
13 29 (21.80%) Internet
14 28 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (18.05%) Cisco IOS
15 24 (18.05%) MPLS
16 22 (16.54%) Junos
16 22 (16.54%) SSL
17 19 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
1 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (23.31%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Banking
3 6 (4.51%) Law
4 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.75%) Billing
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (41.35%) Network Engineer
2 25 (18.80%) Analyst
3 23 (17.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (16.54%) Network Analyst
5 20 (15.04%) Security Analyst
6 19 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
7 17 (12.78%) Consultant
8 14 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
9 12 (9.02%) Check Point Specialist
9 12 (9.02%) Cisco Analyst
9 12 (9.02%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 12 (9.02%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 12 (9.02%) Cisco Security Specialist
9 12 (9.02%) Cisco Specialist
9 12 (9.02%) Network Security Specialist
9 12 (9.02%) Network Specialist
9 12 (9.02%) Security Specialist
10 11 (8.27%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (8.27%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.26%) Java EE
1 3 (2.26%) JSON
1 3 (2.26%) Middleware
1 3 (2.26%) REST
1 3 (2.26%) SOAP
1 3 (2.26%) Web Services
1 3 (2.26%) WSDL
1 3 (2.26%) XSD
2 1 (0.75%) Kafka
2 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.02%) Fat Client
2 12 (9.02%) Thin Client
3 9 (6.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.26%) Clustering
6 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.26%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.50%) Fintech
7 2 (1.50%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.50%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.75%) Eurex
8 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.83%) Windows
2 37 (27.82%) Linux
3 21 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.27%) Unix
5 9 (6.77%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.77%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.26%) AIX
6 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.26%) VMS
6 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.28%) E-Commerce
1 15 (11.28%) ITIL
2 13 (9.77%) Mentoring
3 12 (9.02%) Line Management
3 12 (9.02%) Load Balancing
3 12 (9.02%) Translating Business Requirements
4 9 (6.77%) Change Management
4 9 (6.77%) CRM
5 8 (6.02%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (6.02%) Presales
6 7 (5.26%) Migration
6 7 (5.26%) Network Design
7 6 (4.51%) Asset Management
7 6 (4.51%) OO
7 6 (4.51%) OOP
7 6 (4.51%) Unit Testing
8 5 (3.76%) ITIL V3
8 5 (3.76%) Time Management
9 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (3.01%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.26%) Tcl
2 3 (2.26%) Java
2 3 (2.26%) Python
3 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (66.92%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (64.66%) CCNP
3 52 (39.10%) CCSE
4 29 (21.80%) CCIE
5 28 (21.05%) CCNA
5 28 (21.05%) CCSA
6 19 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
6 19 (14.29%) JNCIS
7 15 (11.28%) JNCIP
8 9 (6.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.51%) Degree
10 4 (3.01%) CCVP
10 4 (3.01%) CISSP
11 3 (2.26%) CCMSE
11 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.26%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.50%) CCIE Data Center
12 2 (1.50%) CCIE Security
12 2 (1.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) SLA
2 4 (3.01%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 29 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.51%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.76%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (3.76%) VMware Server
3 5 (3.76%) vSphere
4 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.26%) vCloud
4 3 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (3.76%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.50%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.50%) Nagios
3 2 (1.50%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 132 (99.25%) F5
2 124 (93.23%) Cisco
3 76 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 57 (42.86%) Juniper
5 31 (23.31%) VMware
6 30 (22.56%) Blue Coat
7 29 (21.80%) Palo Alto
8 28 (21.05%) Fortinet
8 28 (21.05%) Sourcefire
9 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
10 16 (12.03%) Forcepoint
10 16 (12.03%) SolarWinds
11 15 (11.28%) Aruba
12 14 (10.53%) Imperva
12 14 (10.53%) Infoblox
13 13 (9.77%) Citrix
14 12 (9.02%) HP
15 7 (5.26%) Dell
15 7 (5.26%) Ipanema Technologies
16 6 (4.51%) NetApp
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