Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1049 1057 1073
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 +54
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 120 89 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.053% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.33% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 82 70 184
UK median annual salary £55,750 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.04% - -
10th Percentile £48,000 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £73,625 £69,125 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%

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 26,058 27,015 33,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.11% 15.95% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20,681 22,036 28,216
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for F5 BIG-IP GTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 10 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 24 May 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 +37 117 £55,000 -4.35% 10
London +62 81 £57,500 - 6
UK excluding London -35 37 £55,000 - 4
South East -37 13 £52,500 +7.14% 2
North of England +15 10 £57,500 - 1
South West -4 10 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +21 5 £57,500 -
North West - 5 - - 1
East of England -6 3 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 119 (99.17%) F5
3 109 (90.83%) Cisco
4 98 (81.67%) Firewall
5 91 (75.83%) Cisco ASA
6 81 (67.50%) Cisco Certification
7 78 (65.00%) CheckPoint
8 75 (62.50%) Juniper
9 74 (61.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 72 (60.00%) CCNP
11 68 (56.67%) Network Security
12 62 (51.67%) Blue Coat
13 55 (45.83%) DNS
14 50 (41.67%) CCIE
15 49 (40.83%) Cisco IOS
15 49 (40.83%) NX-OS
16 48 (40.00%) OSPF
16 48 (40.00%) BGP
17 44 (36.67%) Infoblox
18 43 (35.83%) VMware
18 43 (35.83%) WAN
19 42 (35.00%) VPN
20 41 (34.17%) MPLS
21 40 (33.33%) Finance
21 40 (33.33%) Imperva
21 40 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (29.17%) DHCP
23 33 (27.50%) Network Monitoring
23 33 (27.50%) Problem-Solving
24 32 (26.67%) BIG-IP

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 1 (0.83%) Apache
1 1 (0.83%) CMS
1 1 (0.83%) JBoss
1 1 (0.83%) nginx
1 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
1 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 120 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 98 (81.67%) Firewall
3 91 (75.83%) Cisco ASA
4 74 (61.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 68 (56.67%) Network Security
6 55 (45.83%) DNS
7 49 (40.83%) Cisco IOS
7 49 (40.83%) NX-OS
8 48 (40.00%) BGP
8 48 (40.00%) OSPF
9 43 (35.83%) WAN
10 42 (35.00%) VPN
11 41 (34.17%) MPLS
12 35 (29.17%) DHCP
13 32 (26.67%) BIG-IP
14 31 (25.83%) NetScaler
14 31 (25.83%) VPLS
15 30 (25.00%) Wireless
16 27 (22.50%) Cisco ISE
17 26 (21.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (20.83%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 40 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Banking
3 10 (8.33%) Advertising
4 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.00%) Retail
6 4 (3.33%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (40.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 48 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 43 (35.83%) Network Specialist
3 41 (34.17%) Network Engineer
4 35 (29.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 32 (26.67%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 32 (26.67%) Senior Network Specialist
5 32 (26.67%) Senior Security Specialist
6 21 (17.50%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
6 21 (17.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 21 (17.50%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 17 (14.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (12.50%) Security Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 9 (7.50%) Cisco Security Specialist
9 9 (7.50%) Cisco Specialist
9 9 (7.50%) Consultant
9 9 (7.50%) Network Consultant
9 9 (7.50%) Network Security Consultant
9 9 (7.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.83%) COM
2 1 (0.83%) JSON
2 1 (0.83%) LDAP
2 1 (0.83%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.83%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (0.83%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Unix
2 10 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Network Monitoring
1 33 (27.50%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (18.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 22 (18.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 19 (15.83%) Load Balancing
4 13 (10.83%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (10.83%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (8.33%) Due Diligence
5 10 (8.33%) Fund Management
5 10 (8.33%) ITIL
5 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 10 (8.33%) Time Management
6 7 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.00%) Change Management
8 5 (4.17%) Change Control
8 5 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (3.33%) High Availability
9 4 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.17%) Python
2 23 (19.17%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.50%) SQL
4 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.83%) C
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) Perl
4 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (67.50%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (60.00%) CCNP
3 50 (41.67%) CCIE
4 18 (15.00%) CCSE
4 18 (15.00%) CISSP
4 18 (15.00%) CLAS
5 10 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (8.33%) Degree
6 4 (3.33%) CCNA
7 3 (2.50%) CCSA
7 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.67%) PMO
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (18.33%) XenApp
2 22 (18.33%) XenDesktop
3 18 (15.00%) XenServer
4 13 (10.83%) Active Directory
5 8 (6.67%) ProxySG
6 3 (2.50%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (19.17%) Puppet
2 22 (18.33%) Terraform
3 8 (6.67%) CSIRT
4 6 (5.00%) Ansible
5 3 (2.50%) Cacti
5 3 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.50%) OPNET
6 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.83%) SCOM
6 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 119 (99.17%) F5
2 109 (90.83%) Cisco
3 78 (65.00%) CheckPoint
4 75 (62.50%) Juniper
5 62 (51.67%) Blue Coat
6 44 (36.67%) Infoblox
7 43 (35.83%) VMware
8 40 (33.33%) Imperva
9 31 (25.83%) Palo Alto
10 26 (21.67%) SolarWinds
11 23 (19.17%) Citrix
12 22 (18.33%) Google
12 22 (18.33%) Zscaler
13 21 (17.50%) HP
14 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
15 16 (13.33%) Fortinet
16 12 (10.00%) Forcepoint
17 6 (5.00%) ServiceNow
18 4 (3.33%) WorldPay
19 3 (2.50%) Meraki