Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 121 138
Rank change year-on-year +18 +17 +2
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.15% 0.58% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 4.03% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
South Wales median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £72,500
Wales median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -14.81% -3.57% -

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 213 273 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.49% 14.44% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 195 245 390
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -
10th Percentile £25,100 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £57,000 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -2.34%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in South Wales

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for BIG-IP in South Wales

BIG-IP
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Cardiff +10 2 £57,500 -14.81%
BIG-IP
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Collaborative Working

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco