The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 107 128 136
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8  
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 4 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% 0.67% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 2.32% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 7
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 354 561 716
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.43% 28.84% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 234 459 382
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Reading

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Reading

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 Reading region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (92.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 12 (92.31%) Juniper
3 11 (84.62%) CCNP
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
4 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
4 10 (76.92%) Validation
4 10 (76.92%) Network Design
4 10 (76.92%) JNCIA
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (76.92%) Change Control
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
6 2 (15.38%) Ipanema Technologies
7 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.69%) FWSM
7 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (7.69%) Aruba
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.69%) FWSM
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) TACACS
5 1 (7.69%) VPLS
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 10 (76.92%) Project Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Change Control
1 10 (76.92%) Network Design
1 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
1 10 (76.92%) Validation
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CCNP
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCSA
3 1 (7.69%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (92.31%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Ipanema Technologies
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Aruba
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto