The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 92 98
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.10% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.77% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 130 212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.45% 13.01% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 113 104 122
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -21.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for BIG-IP in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
2 4 (80.00%) DMVPN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) NetScreen
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) CCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Infoblox
2 4 (80.00%) Imperva

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DMVPN
2 4 (80.00%) NetScreen
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Check Point Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Security Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Network Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Imperva
2 4 (80.00%) Infoblox
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto