Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 367 346
Rank change year-on-year +31 -21 +8
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 17 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.053% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.36% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 4
North West median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.65% +8.42% +17.65%
10th Percentile £36,500 £49,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £53,750 £53,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%

F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,981 1,919 1,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.56% 14.59% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,640 1,536 1,567
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,750 £55,700
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the North West

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in the North West.

Salary trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the North West

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in the North West over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the North West

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Manchester +5 10 £75,000 +45.63% 2
Cheshire - 7 £39,000 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 North West region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 17 (100.00%) F5
1 17 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 10 (58.82%) Blue Coat
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (58.82%) NX-OS
4 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Firewall
5 8 (47.06%) LAN
6 7 (41.18%) WAN
7 6 (35.29%) CCNP
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (35.29%) SAN
7 6 (35.29%) SSL
7 6 (35.29%) Change Management
7 6 (35.29%) Network Security
7 6 (35.29%) Time Management
7 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Firepower
7 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (29.41%) IaaS
8 5 (29.41%) Critical Thinking
8 5 (29.41%) Nimble Storage
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (29.41%) Analytical Thinking
8 5 (29.41%) Server Hardening
8 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (29.41%) AirWatch
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco Wireless

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) IaaS
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (58.82%) NX-OS
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) LAN
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Firepower
6 6 (35.29%) Network Security
6 6 (35.29%) SAN
6 6 (35.29%) SSL
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) BGP
8 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
8 4 (23.53%) DMVPN
8 4 (23.53%) OSPF
8 4 (23.53%) VLAN
8 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (11.76%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Time Management
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Analytical Thinking
3 5 (29.41%) Critical Thinking
3 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) High Availability
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
3 5 (29.41%) Server Hardening
4 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) OWASP
4 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
5 1 (5.88%) Communications Security
5 1 (5.88%) Tech Ops
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNP
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) AirWatch
1 5 (29.41%) Foglight
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) F5
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) Blue Coat
3 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Brocade
4 5 (29.41%) CommVault
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) McAfee
4 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 5 (29.41%) NetIQ
4 5 (29.41%) Nimble Storage
4 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
4 5 (29.41%) TippingPoint
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) Meraki
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Infoblox