The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 411 429
Rank change year-on-year +55 +18  
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 33 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.10% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 16
Median salary £55,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% -10.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £51,250 £52,250
% change year-on-year +12.19% -1.91%  

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 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 2936 4259 4597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.70% 22.09% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 3597 3509
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the South East

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the South East

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 F5 BIG-IP LTM within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +49 8 £63,000 +48.23%
Kent +29 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £40,000 -
Berkshire +20 5 £55,000 -8.33%
Hampshire - 3 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 92 (100.00%) F5
2 72 (78.26%) Cisco
3 63 (68.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 54 (58.70%) Firewall
5 43 (46.74%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (46.74%) CCNP
6 37 (40.22%) CheckPoint
6 37 (40.22%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (32.61%) WAN
8 29 (31.52%) LAN
9 27 (29.35%) VPN
9 27 (29.35%) Load Balancing
10 26 (28.26%) BGP
11 25 (27.17%) OSPF
12 22 (23.91%) Windows
12 22 (23.91%) Linux
13 21 (22.83%) Juniper
13 21 (22.83%) Telecoms
13 21 (22.83%) Finance
14 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
15 18 (19.57%) ITIL
16 17 (18.48%) Palo Alto
17 16 (17.39%) Perl
17 16 (17.39%) J2EE
17 16 (17.39%) WebLogic
17 16 (17.39%) JBoss
17 16 (17.39%) Apache
17 16 (17.39%) Tomcat
17 16 (17.39%) Wireless
17 16 (17.39%) Middleware

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 16 (17.39%) Apache
1 16 (17.39%) JBoss
1 16 (17.39%) Tomcat
1 16 (17.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 63 (68.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 54 (58.70%) Firewall
3 37 (40.22%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (32.61%) WAN
5 29 (31.52%) LAN
6 27 (29.35%) VPN
7 26 (28.26%) BGP
8 25 (27.17%) OSPF
9 16 (17.39%) Wireless
10 14 (15.22%) Network Security
11 13 (14.13%) BIG-IP
11 13 (14.13%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (14.13%) SSL
12 11 (11.96%) EIGRP
12 11 (11.96%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (11.96%) IP Telephony
12 11 (11.96%) IPsec
12 11 (11.96%) SAN
12 11 (11.96%) VoIP
General
1 21 (22.83%) Finance
1 21 (22.83%) Telecoms
2 14 (15.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Cisco Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Network Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Middleware Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Network Support
4 10 (10.87%) Project Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Architect
5 9 (9.78%) Middleware Architect
6 8 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Escalation Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Security Consultant
10 2 (2.17%) Firewall Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Firewall Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.39%) J2EE
1 16 (17.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Clustering
2 13 (14.13%) Replication
3 6 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Linux
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 16 (17.39%) Unix
3 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Load Balancing
2 18 (19.57%) ITIL
3 14 (15.22%) Network Design
3 14 (15.22%) Service Delivery
4 13 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (11.96%) GAP Analysis
5 11 (11.96%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (10.87%) Change Control
6 10 (10.87%) Change Management
6 10 (10.87%) Validation
7 6 (6.52%) CRM
7 6 (6.52%) Presales
8 4 (4.35%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.35%) Project Management
8 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.35%) Service Management
9 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.17%) High Availability
9 2 (2.17%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) Perl
1 16 (17.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (46.74%) CCNP
1 43 (46.74%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.04%) CCSE
3 11 (11.96%) CCIE
3 11 (11.96%) CCNA
3 11 (11.96%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (10.87%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.09%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) PCI DSS
2 10 (10.87%) SLA
3 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) Forefront TMG
2 11 (11.96%) Hyper-V
2 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) F5
2 72 (78.26%) Cisco
3 37 (40.22%) CheckPoint
4 21 (22.83%) Juniper
5 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 17 (18.48%) Palo Alto
7 16 (17.39%) Red Hat
7 16 (17.39%) Sourcefire
8 12 (13.04%) Fortinet
8 12 (13.04%) VMware
9 11 (11.96%) Aruba
9 11 (11.96%) Brocade
10 10 (10.87%) Blue Coat
11 9 (9.78%) Forcepoint
12 7 (7.61%) SolarWinds
13 4 (4.35%) FireEye
13 4 (4.35%) LogLogic
13 4 (4.35%) Riverbed
13 4 (4.35%) TippingPoint
13 4 (4.35%) Tufin
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