Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 770 745 774
Rank change year-on-year -25 +29 +19
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 48 68 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.069% 0.097% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.62% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 51 85
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,750 £43,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%

BIG-IP 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,915 10,993 13,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.19% 15.75% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8,298 9,351 11,401
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.38% +8.50% +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 6 months to 22 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
Central London -26 12 £80,000 +77.78% 2
West London -5 3 £36,500 -33.64% 1
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 47 (97.92%) F5
2 36 (75.00%) WAN
3 31 (64.58%) Firewall
4 30 (62.50%) Cisco
4 30 (62.50%) LAN
5 28 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 23 (47.92%) VPN
8 21 (43.75%) Load Balancing
9 20 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
9 20 (41.67%) CCNP
9 20 (41.67%) Linux
9 20 (41.67%) BGP
10 19 (39.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (35.42%) SSL
12 16 (33.33%) OSPF
12 16 (33.33%) Law
12 16 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (31.25%) Palo Alto
13 15 (31.25%) Internet
14 14 (29.17%) CCIE
14 14 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
15 13 (27.08%) MPLS
15 13 (27.08%) Wireless
16 12 (25.00%) Juniper
16 12 (25.00%) DNS
16 12 (25.00%) Finance
16 12 (25.00%) Banking

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 4 (8.33%) Apache
1 4 (8.33%) nginx
1 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (75.00%) WAN
2 31 (64.58%) Firewall
3 30 (62.50%) LAN
4 24 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 23 (47.92%) VPN
6 20 (41.67%) BGP
6 20 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
7 19 (39.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 17 (35.42%) SSL
9 16 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (33.33%) OSPF
10 15 (31.25%) Internet
11 14 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 13 (27.08%) MPLS
12 13 (27.08%) Wireless
13 12 (25.00%) DNS
13 12 (25.00%) Multicast
13 12 (25.00%) VLAN
14 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (22.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) MySQL
1 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 4 (8.33%) Redis
1 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Ant
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 16 (33.33%) Law
2 12 (25.00%) Banking
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (14.58%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.33%) Games
4 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Consultant
2 9 (18.75%) Network Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco Network Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Network Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Network Support
7 3 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 5 (10.42%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) LAMP
3 4 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.42%) Spread Betting
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) Unix
3 10 (20.83%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) CatOS
5 2 (4.17%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.75%) OO
2 9 (18.75%) OOP
2 9 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) Service Management
4 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) High Availability
5 5 (10.42%) Line Management
5 5 (10.42%) Low Latency
5 5 (10.42%) Network Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) Network Design
5 5 (10.42%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (8.33%) Kanban
6 4 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.33%) Product Management
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Python
2 9 (18.75%) Tcl
3 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (41.67%) CCNP
3 14 (29.17%) CCIE
4 9 (18.75%) CCNA
4 9 (18.75%) CCSA
5 6 (12.50%) Degree
6 5 (10.42%) CCDA
7 4 (8.33%) CCSE
7 4 (8.33%) CCSP
7 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (6.25%) JNCIA
8 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) iptables
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (8.33%) Cacti
2 4 (8.33%) HAProxy
2 4 (8.33%) Nagios
2 4 (8.33%) OpenNMS
2 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.33%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) F5
2 30 (62.50%) Cisco
3 15 (31.25%) Palo Alto
4 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
5 12 (25.00%) Juniper
6 6 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.42%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.33%) Oracle
9 3 (6.25%) Nokia
9 3 (6.25%) SunGard
10 2 (4.17%) hybris
10 2 (4.17%) Infoblox
11 1 (2.08%) Adobe
11 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.08%) Splunk