Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
England > South East
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 497 513 510
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3 +77
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 21 31 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.075% 0.099% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.58% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 60
South East median annual salary £46,250 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.48% +3.85% +27.45%
10th Percentile £45,000 £49,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £61,875 £80,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +10.58%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,440 5,390 7,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.85% 17.25% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,468 4,241 5,786
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in the South East

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for BIG-IP in the South East

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in the South East over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for BIG-IP in the South East

BIG-IP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire - 10 £65,000 - 1
Surrey +30 7 - -
Thames Valley -14 4 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Berkshire -13 3 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 1 - - 1
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing BIG-IP 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 South East region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 19 (90.48%) F5
2 16 (76.19%) Firewall
3 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 14 (66.67%) Windows
5 13 (61.90%) Linux
5 13 (61.90%) Cisco
6 11 (52.38%) VMware
6 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (47.62%) SolarWinds
7 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (42.86%) ITIL V3
8 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
8 9 (42.86%) Palo Alto
8 9 (42.86%) VPN
8 9 (42.86%) LAN
8 9 (42.86%) WAN
8 9 (42.86%) Juniper
8 9 (42.86%) ITIL
9 8 (38.10%) SAN
9 8 (38.10%) CCIE
9 8 (38.10%) CCNP
9 8 (38.10%) CCNA
9 8 (38.10%) VoIP
9 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (38.10%) JNCIE
9 8 (38.10%) Service Management
9 8 (38.10%) Wireless

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (9.52%) IaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) BGP
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (38.10%) HSRP
4 8 (38.10%) Network Security
4 8 (38.10%) OSPF
4 8 (38.10%) SAN
4 8 (38.10%) VLAN
4 8 (38.10%) VoIP
4 8 (38.10%) Wireless
4 8 (38.10%) Wireshark
5 7 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (33.33%) HTTP
5 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Professional Services Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Platform Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Node.js
1 7 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) PMI
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 8 (38.10%) Service Management
2 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (33.33%) Line Management
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) CMMI
5 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) RUP
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) CCIE
2 8 (38.10%) CCNA
2 8 (38.10%) CCNP
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) JNCIE
2 8 (38.10%) Network+ Certification
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) VMware NSX
3 7 (33.33%) Docker
3 7 (33.33%) Firmware
4 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.52%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.76%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Nagios
2 7 (33.33%) Ansible
2 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) F5
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) SolarWinds
5 9 (42.86%) Juniper
5 9 (42.86%) Palo Alto
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 2 (9.52%) Intel
8 2 (9.52%) NetApp
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (9.52%) Symantec
8 2 (9.52%) TOWER Software
9 1 (4.76%) Apple
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) Gemalto
9 1 (4.76%) Remedy