Period
to 23 October 2021

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

F5 Networks BIG-IP
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 696 449 712
Rank change year-on-year -247 +263 +34
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 21 18 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.042% 0.091% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.69% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 26
10th Percentile £65,250 " £58,125
25th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% +26.17%
75th Percentile £73,750 £80,625 £72,500
90th Percentile £84,250 £82,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £30,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +104.92% -41.90% -1.87%

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 5,876 2,612 7,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.66% 13.21% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,869 2,202 5,871
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £45,625 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,675 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +9.57% -1.05%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in London

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BIG-IP in London.

Salary trend for BIG-IP in London

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in London

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

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 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
East London - 1 - -
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT jobs citing BIG-IP 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 London region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 17 (80.95%) F5
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 12 (57.14%) Python
3 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 11 (52.38%) Change Control
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco
5 10 (47.62%) Finance
6 9 (42.86%) Unix
7 8 (38.10%) CCNP
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
7 8 (38.10%) Change Management
7 8 (38.10%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (38.10%) Documentation Skills
8 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (33.33%) SaaS
8 7 (33.33%) CCNA
8 7 (33.33%) DNS
8 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
9 6 (28.57%) CentOS
9 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 6 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (23.81%) Terraform
10 5 (23.81%) Kong
10 5 (23.81%) nginx
10 5 (23.81%) Telecoms

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 6 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (23.81%) nginx
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) SaaS
2 5 (23.81%) Kong
3 4 (19.05%) AWS
3 4 (19.05%) GCP
4 3 (14.29%) IaaS
4 3 (14.29%) PaaS
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) SSL
4 4 (19.05%) tcpdump
4 4 (19.05%) VSAN
4 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
5 3 (14.29%) HTTP
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.76%) IPsec
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) SMTP
6 1 (4.76%) TACACS
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (19.05%) Redis
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Documentation Skills
3 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (19.05%) Banking
4 4 (19.05%) Social Skills
5 2 (9.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Backend Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Node.js
1 4 (19.05%) Vue.js
1 4 (19.05%) WebSockets
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (9.52%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (19.05%) Public Cloud
3 3 (14.29%) PKI
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (28.57%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Change Control
2 8 (38.10%) Change Management
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) High Availability
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (19.05%) Microservices
5 4 (19.05%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Inventory Management
6 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 12 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) Go
2 4 (19.05%) Ruby
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CCNP
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Terraform
2 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
2 4 (19.05%) Puppet
3 3 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (9.52%) Ansible
4 2 (9.52%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (9.52%) Packer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) F5
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) Nokia
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Zscaler