Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 799 929 1001
Rank change year-on-year +130 +72 +121
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 57 30 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.028% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.18% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 45 21 111
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 "
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

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 10,929 16,259 22,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 15.06% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8,283 12,975 17,676
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,750 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,915 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.86% +0.98% -

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM.

Salary trend for F5 BIG-IP GTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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 +149 56 £65,000 - 2
London +113 30 £77,500 +6.90%
UK excluding London +82 27 £60,000 +14.29% 4
South East +95 20 £45,000 -25.00%
North of England +35 4 £70,000 - 2
Work from Home -145 4 £90,000 +125.00% 1
North West - 4 £70,000 - 2
South West -1 2 - -
Scotland +3 1 £70,000 +33.33% 2

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 57 (100.00%) F5
2 53 (92.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 48 (84.21%) Firewall
4 40 (70.18%) Cisco
5 36 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (50.88%) Palo Alto
7 24 (42.11%) CheckPoint
8 22 (38.60%) WAN
8 22 (38.60%) AWS
9 21 (36.84%) LAN
9 21 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (36.84%) Network Security
10 20 (35.09%) VPN
11 18 (31.58%) ITIL
11 18 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (29.82%) Finance
12 17 (29.82%) Linux
12 17 (29.82%) Azure
13 16 (28.07%) Data Centre
13 16 (28.07%) Zscaler
13 16 (28.07%) Python
13 16 (28.07%) Service Delivery
14 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
15 14 (24.56%) CCIE
15 14 (24.56%) CCNP
15 14 (24.56%) Information Security
15 14 (24.56%) Cyberthreat
16 13 (22.81%) Ansible
16 13 (22.81%) Wireless
16 13 (22.81%) BGP

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 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (38.60%) AWS
2 17 (29.82%) Azure
3 7 (12.28%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (8.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.51%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 53 (92.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 48 (84.21%) Firewall
3 36 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (38.60%) WAN
5 21 (36.84%) LAN
5 21 (36.84%) Network Security
6 20 (35.09%) VPN
7 18 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 13 (22.81%) BGP
9 13 (22.81%) Wireless
10 11 (19.30%) OSPF
11 10 (17.54%) DNS
12 9 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (15.79%) MPLS
13 8 (14.04%) NX-OS
14 7 (12.28%) BIG-IP
14 7 (12.28%) Internet
15 5 (8.77%) Sourcefire
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Security Specialist
5 5 (8.77%) Network Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Information Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Network Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Security Operations Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Firewall Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Professional Services Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) Middleware
2 4 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (7.02%) JSON
3 3 (5.26%) YAML
4 2 (3.51%) Jinja
4 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Data Centre
2 14 (24.56%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Unix
3 6 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Check Point GAiA
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) ITIL
2 16 (28.07%) Service Delivery
3 14 (24.56%) Information Security
4 11 (19.30%) Patch Management
4 11 (19.30%) Remediation Plan
4 11 (19.30%) Risk Management
4 11 (19.30%) Security Operations
5 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.28%) Backlog Prioritisation
6 7 (12.28%) DevOps
6 7 (12.28%) Epics
6 7 (12.28%) ITSM
6 7 (12.28%) Product Backlog
6 7 (12.28%) Security Architecture
6 7 (12.28%) User Stories
7 6 (10.53%) Change Management
7 6 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 6 (10.53%) Product Roadmap
7 6 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) Python
2 5 (8.77%) PHP
2 5 (8.77%) R
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (24.56%) CCIE
2 14 (24.56%) CCNP
3 5 (8.77%) CISA
3 5 (8.77%) CISM
3 5 (8.77%) CISSP
3 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) CCNA
5 3 (5.26%) CCIE Service Provider
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) COBIT
1 11 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (19.30%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.26%) GRC
2 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware NSX
2 3 (5.26%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) Firmware
3 2 (3.51%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Ansible
2 7 (12.28%) Terraform
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (8.77%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (5.26%) FortiGate
4 3 (5.26%) Nessus
5 2 (3.51%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) F5
2 40 (70.18%) Cisco
3 29 (50.88%) Palo Alto
4 24 (42.11%) CheckPoint
5 16 (28.07%) Zscaler
6 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 11 (19.30%) Apple
7 11 (19.30%) Aruba
8 10 (17.54%) Fortinet
8 10 (17.54%) SolarWinds
9 9 (15.79%) HP
10 8 (14.04%) Juniper
11 7 (12.28%) Blue Coat
11 7 (12.28%) ServiceNow
12 6 (10.53%) VMware
13 5 (8.77%) ExtraHop
13 5 (8.77%) Radianz
13 5 (8.77%) Splunk
14 4 (7.02%) Arista
15 3 (5.26%) Mellanox