Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1036 948 955
Rank change year-on-year -88 +7 +117
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 108 204 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.72% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 69 140 218
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £40,600
90th Percentile £66,750 £73,750 £81,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

F5 BIG-IP LTM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 25,071 28,193 32,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.44% 16.92% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20,468 23,052 27,292
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -7 49 £60,000 -4.00% 4
South East -65 21 £55,000 - 1
North of England -10 13 £52,500 +46.14%
East of England - 12 £42,500 -
South West +25 8 £42,000 - 4
North West -15 7 £51,500 +8.42%
Yorkshire +24 6 £55,000 +53.10%
East Midlands +24 5 £67,500 +83.67% 1
Midlands +19 5 £67,500 +83.67% 1
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 107 (99.07%) F5
2 89 (82.41%) Cisco
3 81 (75.00%) Firewall
4 64 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 52 (48.15%) LAN
6 52 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
7 51 (47.22%) WAN
8 49 (45.37%) BIG-IP
9 47 (43.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 43 (39.81%) BGP
11 42 (38.89%) Windows
11 42 (38.89%) Network Security
12 41 (37.96%) CCNP
13 40 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
14 39 (36.11%) Data Centre
14 39 (36.11%) EIGRP
15 36 (33.33%) Finance
16 35 (32.41%) Linux
17 34 (31.48%) VPN
18 28 (25.93%) TCP/IP
19 26 (24.07%) SSL
19 26 (24.07%) Juniper
19 26 (24.07%) Unix
19 26 (24.07%) Wireless
20 25 (23.15%) CCNA
20 25 (23.15%) Cisco IOS
21 24 (22.22%) DNS
21 24 (22.22%) OSPF
22 23 (21.30%) Load Balancing

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 9 (8.33%) IIS
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (75.00%) Firewall
2 52 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
2 52 (48.15%) LAN
3 51 (47.22%) WAN
4 49 (45.37%) BIG-IP
5 47 (43.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 43 (39.81%) BGP
7 42 (38.89%) Network Security
8 40 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 39 (36.11%) EIGRP
10 34 (31.48%) VPN
11 28 (25.93%) TCP/IP
12 26 (24.07%) SSL
12 26 (24.07%) Wireless
13 25 (23.15%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (22.22%) DNS
14 24 (22.22%) OSPF
15 22 (20.37%) Internet
16 18 (16.67%) MPLS
17 16 (14.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Banking
3 11 (10.19%) Law
4 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.63%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.70%) Games
7 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.85%) Retail
9 1 (0.93%) Electronics
9 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (28.70%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.59%) Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (15.74%) Network Analyst
4 16 (14.81%) Security Analyst
4 16 (14.81%) Security Engineer
4 16 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (13.89%) Consultant
5 15 (13.89%) Network Security Analyst
6 14 (12.96%) Network Consultant
7 13 (12.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 12 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Administrator
9 9 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
9 9 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 9 (8.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 7 (6.48%) Check Point Analyst
10 7 (6.48%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) Java EE
1 6 (5.56%) JSON
1 6 (5.56%) Middleware
1 6 (5.56%) REST
1 6 (5.56%) SOAP
1 6 (5.56%) Web Services
1 6 (5.56%) WSDL
1 6 (5.56%) XSD
2 4 (3.70%) XML
3 3 (2.78%) .NET
3 3 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 39 (36.11%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (4.63%) Clustering
5 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.70%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.85%) CMDB
7 2 (1.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.89%) Windows
2 35 (32.41%) Linux
3 26 (24.07%) Unix
4 18 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.56%) AIX
7 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.63%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) Load Balancing
2 17 (15.74%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (9.26%) Incident Management
5 10 (9.26%) ITIL
5 10 (9.26%) OO
5 10 (9.26%) OOP
5 10 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (9.26%) Proactive Monitoring
5 10 (9.26%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 8 (7.41%) Network Management
7 8 (7.41%) Service Management
8 7 (6.48%) Change Control
8 7 (6.48%) Change Management
9 6 (5.56%) BPEL
9 6 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) Tcl
2 10 (9.26%) SQL
3 9 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.56%) Java
5 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.63%) Python
6 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (37.96%) CCNP
3 25 (23.15%) CCNA
4 19 (17.59%) CCSE
5 17 (15.74%) CCSA
6 12 (11.11%) JNCIS
7 11 (10.19%) Check Point Certification
8 9 (8.33%) CCIE
9 5 (4.63%) CCSP
10 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.78%) Degree
11 3 (2.78%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.93%) CCDP
12 1 (0.93%) CCSM
12 1 (0.93%) CISSP
12 1 (0.93%) HNC
12 1 (0.93%) HND
12 1 (0.93%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.93%) MCP
12 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
2 5 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.85%) PMO
4 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.26%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (7.41%) ProxySG
5 5 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.63%) vSphere
6 3 (2.78%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.93%) XenApp
7 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (15.74%) Cacti
2 8 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (5.56%) Puppet
4 5 (4.63%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (4.63%) Nagios
5 4 (3.70%) OpenNMS
6 3 (2.78%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.93%) OPNET
7 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 107 (99.07%) F5
2 89 (82.41%) Cisco
3 54 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 26 (24.07%) Juniper
5 18 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 18 (16.67%) VMware
6 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
6 17 (15.74%) SolarWinds
7 13 (12.04%) Blue Coat
8 12 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 12 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 10 (9.26%) Citrix
10 9 (8.33%) IronPort
10 9 (8.33%) Polycom
10 9 (8.33%) Siemens
11 7 (6.48%) HP
11 7 (6.48%) Meraki
11 7 (6.48%) Sourcefire
12 6 (5.56%) IBM
12 6 (5.56%) Oracle