The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
England / London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 602 626
Rank change year-on-year +62 +24  
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 55 55 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.82% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 44 47 39
Median salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £58,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -1.70% +24.46%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5361 6671 7843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.77% 15.78% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4494 5692 6562
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for BIG-IP in London

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in London over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for BIG-IP in London

BIG-IP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
City of London +34 13 £57,500 -12.87% 2
Docklands, London +4 2 £70,000 +33.33%
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 London region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 76 (92.68%) Cisco
2 73 (89.02%) F5
3 72 (87.80%) Firewall
4 57 (69.51%) CheckPoint
5 54 (65.85%) WAN
6 50 (60.98%) LAN
7 47 (57.32%) BGP
8 45 (54.88%) Network Security
9 43 (52.44%) DNS
9 43 (52.44%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (47.56%) OSPF
11 38 (46.34%) TCP/IP
12 35 (42.68%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (41.46%) Windows
14 33 (40.24%) ITIL
15 32 (39.02%) CCNP
15 32 (39.02%) Cisco IOS
16 31 (37.80%) Load Balancing
17 30 (36.59%) Unix
18 29 (35.37%) Wireless
19 28 (34.15%) MPLS
20 27 (32.93%) Internet
20 27 (32.93%) Blue Coat
20 27 (32.93%) Data Centre
21 26 (31.71%) VLAN
22 25 (30.49%) SSL
23 24 (29.27%) Tomcat
23 24 (29.27%) VMware
24 23 (28.05%) Linux
24 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 24 (29.27%) Tomcat
2 21 (25.61%) Apache
2 21 (25.61%) WebLogic
3 18 (21.95%) IIS
4 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.88%) JBoss
6 3 (3.66%) nginx
6 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.10%) IaaS
3 5 (6.10%) PaaS
4 4 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.88%) SaaS
5 3 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.44%) Akamai
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (87.80%) Firewall
2 54 (65.85%) WAN
3 50 (60.98%) LAN
4 47 (57.32%) BGP
5 45 (54.88%) Network Security
6 43 (52.44%) DNS
7 39 (47.56%) OSPF
8 38 (46.34%) TCP/IP
9 35 (42.68%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (39.02%) Cisco IOS
11 29 (35.37%) Wireless
12 28 (34.15%) MPLS
13 27 (32.93%) Internet
14 26 (31.71%) VLAN
15 25 (30.49%) SSL
16 23 (28.05%) DMVPN
17 22 (26.83%) VPN
18 21 (25.61%) Cisco Nexus
19 19 (23.17%) NX-OS
19 19 (23.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.66%) Redis
2 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Maven
2 3 (3.66%) Ant
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Banking
2 6 (7.32%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.88%) Billing
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.66%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (58.54%) Network Engineer
2 27 (32.93%) Network Security Engineer
2 27 (32.93%) Security Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (19.51%) Architect
5 14 (17.07%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 14 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) Network Architect
7 11 (13.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 11 (13.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (12.20%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 10 (12.20%) Senior Security Engineer
9 9 (10.98%) WAN Engineer
10 7 (8.54%) Network Support
10 7 (8.54%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
11 6 (7.32%) Firewall Engineer
12 5 (6.10%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) 802.1X
1 9 (10.98%) Middleware
2 8 (9.76%) CSS
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.66%) LAMP
4 3 (3.66%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.22%) .NET
5 1 (1.22%) Ajax
5 1 (1.22%) Java EE
5 1 (1.22%) jQuery
5 1 (1.22%) RESTful
5 1 (1.22%) XML
5 1 (1.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.93%) Data Centre
2 17 (20.73%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.76%) Clustering
5 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.88%) Fat Client
6 4 (4.88%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.66%) iPad
8 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.22%) Derivative
9 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.22%) PKI
9 1 (1.22%) Replication
9 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.46%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) Unix
3 23 (28.05%) Linux
4 8 (9.76%) Solaris
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.44%) VMS
8 1 (1.22%) CentOS
8 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.22%) SUSE
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) ITIL
2 31 (37.80%) Load Balancing
3 21 (25.61%) Mentoring
4 17 (20.73%) Change Management
4 17 (20.73%) OWASP
4 17 (20.73%) Security Operations
4 17 (20.73%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (15.85%) PRINCE2
6 12 (14.63%) DevOps
7 11 (13.41%) Network Design
7 11 (13.41%) Scrum
8 10 (12.20%) Risk Management
8 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
8 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.76%) Data Modelling
9 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.76%) Incident Management
9 8 (9.76%) RUP
9 8 (9.76%) TOGAF
9 8 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) Python
2 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.88%) Java
3 3 (3.66%) Ruby
4 2 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (52.44%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (39.02%) CCNP
3 14 (17.07%) CCIE
3 14 (17.07%) CCSE
4 13 (15.85%) CCSA
5 12 (14.63%) CCNA
6 8 (9.76%) JNCIA
7 6 (7.32%) JNCIS
8 5 (6.10%) Degree
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (3.66%) CCDE
10 2 (2.44%) CCDA
10 2 (2.44%) CCDP
10 2 (2.44%) CCMSE
10 2 (2.44%) CCSP
10 2 (2.44%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.22%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.73%) ISO27002
1 17 (20.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (7.32%) QA
3 4 (4.88%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.32%) ProxySG
4 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.66%) iptables
7 2 (2.44%) vCloud
8 1 (1.22%) Firmware
8 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) BladeLogic
1 8 (9.76%) Control-M
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (6.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.88%) MIMEsweeper
3 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (4.88%) Puppet
3 4 (4.88%) SCCM
4 3 (3.66%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.44%) Nagios
5 2 (2.44%) SCOM
6 1 (1.22%) Ansible
6 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (92.68%) Cisco
2 73 (89.02%) F5
3 57 (69.51%) CheckPoint
4 27 (32.93%) Blue Coat
5 24 (29.27%) VMware
6 17 (20.73%) Sun
7 16 (19.51%) Juniper
8 15 (18.29%) Citrix
9 14 (17.07%) Palo Alto
10 11 (13.41%) Oracle
11 9 (10.98%) Nokia
12 8 (9.76%) Cognizant
12 8 (9.76%) Fortinet
13 6 (7.32%) CA
13 6 (7.32%) Infoblox
13 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
14 5 (6.10%) Brocade
14 5 (6.10%) Riverbed
14 5 (6.10%) Symantec
14 5 (6.10%) Thales
City, London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Base salary to £75,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits
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London
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago