Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 511 525 511
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +44
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 31 22 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.076% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.43% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 71
South East median annual salary £65,000 £68,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.45% +14.58% +33.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £72,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +15.38%

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 4,491 5,171 7,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.54% 17.92% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,526 4,147 5,870
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 - 19 £65,000 - 2
Surrey +23 7 - - 1
Thames Valley +5 5 £46,250 -33.93%
Berkshire -16 4 £46,250 -33.93%
Buckinghamshire +18 1 - -
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 22 (70.97%) Linux
3 20 (64.52%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (64.52%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (61.29%) Windows
5 17 (54.84%) F5
6 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
7 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
8 13 (41.94%) Firewall
9 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (38.71%) Oracle
10 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
11 10 (32.26%) CMMI
11 10 (32.26%) TOWER Software
11 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (32.26%) SQL
11 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
11 10 (32.26%) ITIL
11 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
11 10 (32.26%) Unix
11 10 (32.26%) Solaris
11 10 (32.26%) JBoss
11 10 (32.26%) RUP
11 10 (32.26%) PRINCE
11 10 (32.26%) PMI
11 10 (32.26%) PMI Certification
11 10 (32.26%) Middleware
11 10 (32.26%) Project Management
11 10 (32.26%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (32.26%) JBoss
1 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) SAS
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (64.52%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (32.26%) IaaS
3 7 (22.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.45%) Office 365
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) DNS
3 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (22.58%) HTTP
4 7 (22.58%) VPN
4 7 (22.58%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (19.35%) LAN
5 6 (19.35%) Wireshark
6 5 (16.13%) BGP
6 5 (16.13%) OSPF
6 5 (16.13%) SAN
6 5 (16.13%) VoIP
6 5 (16.13%) Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (12.90%) HSRP
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
7 4 (12.90%) VLAN
8 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 7 (22.58%) Consultant
3 7 (22.58%) Professional Services Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (19.35%) IT Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Designer
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Platform Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Middleware
2 7 (22.58%) Node.js
2 7 (22.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) PMI
2 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
4 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (32.26%) Solaris
5 10 (32.26%) Unix
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.23%) Android
9 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.23%) CentOS
9 1 (3.23%) Kali Linux
9 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (32.26%) CMMI
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL V3
1 10 (32.26%) PRINCE
1 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
1 10 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
1 10 (32.26%) RUP
1 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
2 7 (22.58%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
3 6 (19.35%) Escalation Management
3 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
3 6 (19.35%) Service Design
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) Line Management
6 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) PMI Certification
3 9 (29.03%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) CCIE
4 5 (16.13%) CCNP
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (12.90%) CCNA
5 4 (12.90%) JNCIE
5 4 (12.90%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
6 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
1 7 (22.58%) Firmware
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.90%) VMware NSX
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.45%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.23%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Ansible
2 7 (22.58%) Kubernetes
3 5 (16.13%) Nagios
4 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
5 2 (6.45%) SCCM
5 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
6 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (3.23%) Nessus
6 1 (3.23%) Nmap
6 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.23%) Puppet
6 1 (3.23%) SCOM
6 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) F5
3 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle
5 10 (32.26%) TOWER Software
6 8 (25.81%) SolarWinds
6 8 (25.81%) VMware
7 7 (22.58%) Juniper
8 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
9 5 (16.13%) Riverbed
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.68%) NetApp
11 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
12 2 (6.45%) Brocade
12 2 (6.45%) Citrix
12 2 (6.45%) Intel
12 2 (6.45%) Proofpoint
12 2 (6.45%) Symantec
13 1 (3.23%) Dell
13 1 (3.23%) Qualys