The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 260 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.017% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.085% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +10.00%  

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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 795 1182 992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.71% 20.06% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 600 995 854
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in the South West

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for BIG-IP in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 West region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) VMware