Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1105 1014 1112
Rank change year-on-year -91 +98 +55
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 52 159 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.089% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 103 153
UK median annual salary £53,650 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.45% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,000 £40,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £65,875 £73,750 £79,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,630 29,941 34,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.38% 16.83% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21,552 24,334 28,311
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing F5 BIG-IP GTM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP GTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for F5 BIG-IP GTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for F5 BIG-IP GTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 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
England -95 47 £55,000 - 9
London +7 28 £47,000 -27.69% 5
UK excluding London -76 24 £55,000 - 4
South East -50 10 £55,000 - 1
South West +14 5 £42,000 - 2
Scotland -31 5 £44,500 -25.83%
North of England -5 4 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Yorkshire +26 3 £57,500 +4.55% 1
North West -18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 52 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 51 (98.08%) F5
3 44 (84.62%) Firewall
4 41 (78.85%) Cisco
5 30 (57.69%) CheckPoint
5 30 (57.69%) WAN
6 29 (55.77%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (50.00%) LAN
8 24 (46.15%) Unix
9 23 (44.23%) CCNP
10 22 (42.31%) BIG-IP
11 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
11 21 (40.38%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (38.46%) Load Balancing
12 20 (38.46%) Linux
13 18 (34.62%) Windows
13 18 (34.62%) Data Centre
14 15 (28.85%) VMware
15 14 (26.92%) Intranet
15 14 (26.92%) BGP
15 14 (26.92%) Palo Alto
16 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (25.00%) SSL
16 13 (25.00%) Internet
16 13 (25.00%) Finance
17 12 (23.08%) Fortinet
17 12 (23.08%) EIGRP
17 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (21.15%) Network Security

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 44 (84.62%) Firewall
3 30 (57.69%) WAN
4 26 (50.00%) LAN
5 22 (42.31%) BIG-IP
6 21 (40.38%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
7 14 (26.92%) BGP
7 14 (26.92%) Intranet
8 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (25.00%) Internet
8 13 (25.00%) SSL
9 12 (23.08%) EIGRP
10 11 (21.15%) Extranet
10 11 (21.15%) HTTP
10 11 (21.15%) Network Security
11 9 (17.31%) Cisco ISE
11 9 (17.31%) Ethernet
11 9 (17.31%) OSPF
11 9 (17.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Law
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Back Office
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Electronics
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Network Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Consultant
3 12 (23.08%) Network Consultant
4 10 (19.23%) Security Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Architect
7 6 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) IT Architect
8 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Network Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Network Operations Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) Build Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Java EE
1 6 (11.54%) JSON
1 6 (11.54%) Middleware
1 6 (11.54%) REST
1 6 (11.54%) SOAP
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
1 6 (11.54%) WSDL
1 6 (11.54%) XSD
2 2 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.85%) CMDB
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Unix
2 20 (38.46%) Linux
3 18 (34.62%) Windows
4 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.54%) AIX
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 10 (19.23%) OO
2 10 (19.23%) OOP
2 10 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (15.38%) ITIL
3 8 (15.38%) Migration
4 7 (13.46%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) ArchiMate
5 6 (11.54%) B2B
5 6 (11.54%) B2C
5 6 (11.54%) BPEL
5 6 (11.54%) BPMN
5 6 (11.54%) Business Process Modelling
5 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.54%) People Management
5 6 (11.54%) SOA
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (11.54%) TOGAF
5 6 (11.54%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) Tcl
2 6 (11.54%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (44.23%) CCNP
3 8 (15.38%) CCIE
4 7 (13.46%) CCNA
5 6 (11.54%) CCSA
5 6 (11.54%) CCSE
6 5 (9.62%) CCDP
7 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.85%) Degree
9 1 (1.92%) CCSM
9 1 (1.92%) CCSP
9 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) PMO
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.77%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.92%) XenApp
5 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) Nagios
2 1 (1.92%) OPNET
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 51 (98.08%) F5
2 41 (78.85%) Cisco
3 30 (57.69%) CheckPoint
4 15 (28.85%) VMware
5 14 (26.92%) Palo Alto
6 12 (23.08%) Fortinet
7 9 (17.31%) Juniper
8 7 (13.46%) HP
8 7 (13.46%) Meraki
8 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
9 6 (11.54%) Blue Coat
9 6 (11.54%) IBM
9 6 (11.54%) Nokia
9 6 (11.54%) Oracle
9 6 (11.54%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.77%) Aruba
10 3 (5.77%) Forcepoint
10 3 (5.77%) Ipanema Technologies
10 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
10 3 (5.77%) Sourcefire