Period
to 23 October 2021

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 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 912 647 956
Rank change year-on-year -265 +309 +8
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 78 34 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.075% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 45 15 90
10th Percentile £45,000 £51,000 £42,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £66,250 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £90,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -27.78% +38.46% +18.18%
75th Percentile " £100,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £84,500 £102,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £59,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -18.62% +11.54% +18.18%

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 14,396 6,937 19,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.05% 15.37% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9,947 5,713 15,641
10th Percentile £27,412 £30,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,500 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.91% +9.57% -1.05%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

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 23 October 2021. 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 -237 41 £65,000 -29.73% 7
South East -147 24 £45,000 - 4
North West -88 7 £73,750 +40.48% 6
North of England -135 7 £73,750 +40.48% 10
South West - 4 £57,500 -
East of England - 2 £58,750 - 1
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 78 (100.00%) F5
2 64 (82.05%) Firewall
3 63 (80.77%) Cisco
4 45 (57.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 37 (47.44%) CheckPoint
6 33 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (34.62%) CCNP
9 26 (33.33%) ITIL
9 26 (33.33%) Azure
10 25 (32.05%) AWS
10 25 (32.05%) Unix
10 25 (32.05%) Linux
11 23 (29.49%) Zscaler
12 22 (28.21%) Palo Alto
12 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
13 21 (26.92%) LAN
13 21 (26.92%) Apple
13 21 (26.92%) Service Delivery
13 21 (26.92%) Information Security
13 21 (26.92%) Patch Management
13 21 (26.92%) Remediation Plan
14 20 (25.64%) Security Operations
14 20 (25.64%) ITSM
14 20 (25.64%) WAN
15 19 (24.36%) Management Information System
15 19 (24.36%) Risk Management
15 19 (24.36%) Middleware
15 19 (24.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 19 (24.36%) PCI DSS

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 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Visio
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (33.33%) Azure
2 25 (32.05%) AWS
3 2 (2.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.28%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (82.05%) Firewall
2 45 (57.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 33 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (26.92%) LAN
5 20 (25.64%) WAN
6 15 (19.23%) MPLS
7 12 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (14.10%) BGP
9 9 (11.54%) BIG-IP
9 9 (11.54%) IOS XR
9 9 (11.54%) Network Security
10 8 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (8.97%) DNS
12 6 (7.69%) NetScaler
12 6 (7.69%) SSL
12 6 (7.69%) Wireshark
13 5 (6.41%) SD-WAN
14 4 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
14 4 (5.13%) tcpdump
14 4 (5.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Documentation Skills
3 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) Games
5 2 (2.56%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Network Engineer
1 20 (25.64%) Security Specialist
2 16 (20.51%) Information Security Specialist
2 16 (20.51%) Information Specialist
2 16 (20.51%) Security Operations Specialist
3 14 (17.95%) Consultant
3 14 (17.95%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 14 (17.95%) Security Consultant
3 14 (17.95%) Senior Consultant
3 14 (17.95%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
3 14 (17.95%) Senior Security Consultant
4 8 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Test Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Network Specialist
6 4 (5.13%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) Middleware
2 9 (11.54%) JSON
2 9 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Cyberthreat
1 19 (24.36%) Management Information System
2 16 (20.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.13%) PKI
3 4 (5.13%) Social Media
4 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Storwize
4 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Linux
1 25 (32.05%) Unix
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) ITIL
2 21 (26.92%) Information Security
2 21 (26.92%) Patch Management
2 21 (26.92%) Remediation Plan
2 21 (26.92%) Service Delivery
3 20 (25.64%) ITSM
3 20 (25.64%) Security Operations
4 19 (24.36%) Risk Management
5 16 (20.51%) Backlog Prioritisation
5 16 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (20.51%) Epics
5 16 (20.51%) Product Backlog
5 16 (20.51%) User Stories
6 14 (17.95%) Presales
7 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.26%) Network Design
9 7 (8.97%) Change Control
9 7 (8.97%) Change Management
10 6 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) Python
2 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (34.62%) CCNP
3 10 (12.82%) CCNA
4 8 (10.26%) CCDP
5 5 (6.41%) CISSP
5 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) DBS Check
7 3 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.28%) CCIE
8 1 (1.28%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (1.28%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) COBIT
1 19 (24.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (24.36%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) CSIRT
2 3 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.85%) Terraform
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.28%) Ansible
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) F5
2 63 (80.77%) Cisco
3 37 (47.44%) CheckPoint
4 23 (29.49%) Zscaler
5 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
5 22 (28.21%) Palo Alto
6 21 (26.92%) Apple
7 19 (24.36%) ServiceNow
8 8 (10.26%) Aruba
8 8 (10.26%) HP
9 7 (8.97%) Juniper
10 6 (7.69%) Blue Coat
11 4 (5.13%) Citrix
11 4 (5.13%) IBM
12 3 (3.85%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.85%) Oracle
12 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.85%) VMware
13 2 (2.56%) Imperva
13 2 (2.56%) Infoblox