The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.025% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +10.00%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 587 501 619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.96% 14.69% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 465 429 482
Median salary £40,000 £41,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.32% +10.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for BIG-IP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Meraki
3 3 (60.00%) Mimecast
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) VMware

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Mimecast
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) OpenScape
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Technician
1 3 (60.00%) IT Technician
1 3 (60.00%) Senior IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) Senior IT Technician
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Support Technician
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Technician
1 3 (60.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Meraki
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) IronPort
4 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Polycom
4 1 (20.00%) Siemens