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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 374 411
Rank change year-on-year -6 +37  
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 16 66 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 1.78% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16 61 32
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.70% -2.50%  

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 2759 3710 4473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.86% 20.08% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2210 3032 3497
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +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 June 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 June 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 +39 6 £67,500 +54.28%
Berkshire +12 5 £57,500 -8.00%
Kent +5 5 £40,000 -5.88%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 49 (100.00%) F5
2 48 (97.96%) Cisco
3 31 (63.27%) CCNP
3 31 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (63.27%) Firewall
4 28 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 24 (48.98%) Sourcefire
5 24 (48.98%) CheckPoint
6 22 (44.90%) WAN
7 21 (42.86%) LAN
8 19 (38.78%) Wireless
9 16 (32.65%) Forcepoint
9 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
10 14 (28.57%) CCIE
10 14 (28.57%) Palo Alto
11 13 (26.53%) Network Security
11 13 (26.53%) Fortinet
12 12 (24.49%) CCSE
12 12 (24.49%) Juniper
13 11 (22.45%) VPN
14 10 (20.41%) Windows
14 10 (20.41%) Linux
14 10 (20.41%) OSPF
14 10 (20.41%) BGP
14 10 (20.41%) Blue Coat
14 10 (20.41%) Aruba
14 10 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
15 9 (18.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) JBoss
1 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (63.27%) Firewall
2 28 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 28 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 22 (44.90%) WAN
4 21 (42.86%) LAN
5 19 (38.78%) Wireless
6 13 (26.53%) Network Security
7 11 (22.45%) VPN
8 10 (20.41%) BGP
8 10 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (20.41%) OSPF
9 7 (14.29%) DHCP
10 6 (12.24%) FWSM
11 5 (10.20%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (10.20%) SSL
12 4 (8.16%) Cisco ISE
13 3 (6.12%) Cisco Wireless
13 3 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (6.12%) SAN
13 3 (6.12%) VoIP
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Billing
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Escalation Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Network Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Network Support
8 2 (4.08%) Project Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) J2EE
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.04%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
2 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Change Management
1 9 (18.37%) CRM
2 6 (12.24%) ITIL
3 5 (10.20%) Presales
4 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.08%) Change Control
5 2 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.08%) Network Design
5 2 (4.08%) PRINCE
5 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.08%) Validation
6 1 (2.04%) Business Development
6 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.04%) Migration
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Perl
1 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) CCNP
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (28.57%) CCIE
3 12 (24.49%) CCSE
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.04%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) F5
2 48 (97.96%) Cisco
3 24 (48.98%) CheckPoint
3 24 (48.98%) Sourcefire
4 16 (32.65%) Forcepoint
4 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
5 14 (28.57%) Palo Alto
6 13 (26.53%) Fortinet
7 12 (24.49%) Juniper
8 10 (20.41%) Aruba
8 10 (20.41%) Blue Coat
9 7 (14.29%) Dell
9 7 (14.29%) HP
9 7 (14.29%) Ipanema Technologies
9 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.12%) Brocade
10 3 (6.12%) VMware
11 1 (2.04%) Red Hat