Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 514 501
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 +67
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 13 106 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.043% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 1.32% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 93 115
South East median annual salary £48,750 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +41.18% -10.53%
10th Percentile £46,200 £42,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +26.32% -5.00%

BIG-IP 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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5644 8040 9173
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.87% 21.12% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4546 6670 7114
South East median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 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
Buckinghamshire +10 8 £47,500 -13.64%
Berkshire +9 4 £70,000 +7.69%
Oxfordshire - 1 £46,500 -
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 South East region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) Juniper
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 8 (61.54%) SLA
4 8 (61.54%) Remedy
4 8 (61.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (61.54%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 8 (61.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 8 (61.54%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 7 (53.85%) Gemalto
5 7 (53.85%) SAS
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) BGP
6 4 (30.77%) MPLS
6 4 (30.77%) OSPF
6 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 4 (30.77%) CCNP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
6 4 (30.77%) NetScout
6 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring

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 7 (53.85%) SAS
1 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) BGP
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) MPLS
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
3 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
3 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Leader
2 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Network Support
3 4 (30.77%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Support
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 8 (61.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 8 (61.54%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) Juniper
3 8 (61.54%) Remedy
4 7 (53.85%) Gemalto
5 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) NetScout
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) Sophos
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) VMware