Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 201 242
Rank change year-on-year -13 +41 +1
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.12% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 0.86% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Scotland median annual salary £54,750 £60,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.88% - -
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38% +6.67%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 713 695 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.84% 14.11% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 472 452 460
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £24,925
90th Percentile £64,875 £57,375 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in Scotland

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for BIG-IP in Scotland

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for BIG-IP in Scotland

BIG-IP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
Edinburgh -10 5 £44,500 -27.64%
Glasgow -22 3 £65,000 +8.33%
BIG-IP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) CCDP
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (50.00%) Back Office
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (25.00%) NX-OS
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (25.00%) IPsec
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (25.00%) NX-OS
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IP Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IP Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto