Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 276 270
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 +21
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.13% 0.067% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.43% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 1
Manchester median annual salary £51,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.14% - -26.32%
10th Percentile £42,425 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £42,900 £37,500
North West median annual salary £48,250 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +37.86% -4.11% -23.16%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1142 1152 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.28% 15.42% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1010 828
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,925 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 21 November 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 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) SSL
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) WLAN
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Siemens
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Wireless
1 10 (100.00%) IPsec
1 10 (100.00%) IronPort
1 10 (100.00%) Network Security
1 10 (100.00%) Polycom
1 10 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (100.00%) F5
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (100.00%) OpenScape
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (60.00%) Cacti
2 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 6 (60.00%) WAN

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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 10 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) IPsec
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) Network Security
1 10 (100.00%) OpenScape
1 10 (100.00%) SSL
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) Wireless
1 10 (100.00%) WLAN
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 10 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
1 10 (100.00%) IronPort
1 10 (100.00%) Polycom
1 10 (100.00%) Siemens
2 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Capita