Period
to 17 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1122 1018 1124
Rank change year-on-year -104 +106 +122
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 55 223 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.12% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.69% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 168 148
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £41,225
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +15.00%

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 28008 32444 36467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.01% 16.91% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22742 26677 30048
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 October 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 BIG-IP GTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 11 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 October 2017. 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 -91 52 £55,000 -4.35% 3
London -8 30 £63,750 -1.92% 1
UK excluding London -80 25 £55,000 +4.76% 3
South East -19 9 £56,250 -6.25%
South West - 8 £42,000 -
Scotland -11 3 £47,250 -21.25% 1
Yorkshire +31 2 £52,500 -4.55% 2
North of England -15 2 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England -2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, 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 55 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 54 (98.18%) F5
3 41 (74.55%) Cisco
4 40 (72.73%) Firewall
5 36 (65.45%) WAN
6 35 (63.64%) LAN
7 27 (49.09%) Linux
7 27 (49.09%) BIG-IP
8 26 (47.27%) Windows
9 24 (43.64%) CheckPoint
10 22 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (40.00%) Unix
11 21 (38.18%) Load Balancing
12 20 (36.36%) TCP/IP
13 18 (32.73%) CCNP
13 18 (32.73%) SSL
14 17 (30.91%) Intranet
14 17 (30.91%) HTTP
14 17 (30.91%) Data Centre
15 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (29.09%) Internet
16 15 (27.27%) Law
16 15 (27.27%) VMware
16 15 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (25.45%) Performance Monitoring
17 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (25.45%) Finance
17 14 (25.45%) Wireless
17 14 (25.45%) Extranet
17 14 (25.45%) Tcl

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 (10.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (10.91%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Akamai
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 40 (72.73%) Firewall
3 36 (65.45%) WAN
4 35 (63.64%) LAN
5 27 (49.09%) BIG-IP
6 20 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 18 (32.73%) SSL
8 17 (30.91%) HTTP
8 17 (30.91%) Intranet
9 16 (29.09%) Internet
10 15 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (25.45%) Extranet
11 14 (25.45%) Wireless
12 13 (23.64%) Network Security
13 11 (20.00%) BGP
14 9 (16.36%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (16.36%) EIGRP
15 8 (14.55%) OSPF
15 8 (14.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (27.27%) Law
2 14 (25.45%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 16 (29.09%) Consultant
3 10 (18.18%) Network Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Security Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Architect
6 6 (10.91%) IT Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Java EE
1 6 (10.91%) JSON
1 6 (10.91%) Middleware
1 6 (10.91%) REST
1 6 (10.91%) SOAP
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
1 6 (10.91%) WSDL
1 6 (10.91%) XSD
2 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Data Centre
2 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.64%) CMDB
6 2 (3.64%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.82%) Fintech
7 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Linux
2 26 (47.27%) Windows
3 22 (40.00%) Unix
4 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.91%) AIX
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Load Balancing
2 14 (25.45%) OO
2 14 (25.45%) OOP
2 14 (25.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (14.55%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Migration
5 6 (10.91%) B2B
5 6 (10.91%) B2C
5 6 (10.91%) BPEL
5 6 (10.91%) BPMN
5 6 (10.91%) Business Process Modelling
5 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (10.91%) People Management
5 6 (10.91%) SOA
5 6 (10.91%) Software Architecture
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
5 6 (10.91%) UML
5 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) Tcl
2 6 (10.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.73%) CCNP
3 10 (18.18%) CCIE
4 7 (12.73%) CCSA
4 7 (12.73%) CCSE
5 6 (10.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (7.27%) CCNA
6 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.45%) Degree
8 2 (3.64%) CCDP
8 2 (3.64%) CISA
8 2 (3.64%) CISM
8 2 (3.64%) CISSP
8 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.82%) CCMSE
9 1 (1.82%) CCSM
9 1 (1.82%) CCSP
9 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Server
3 4 (7.27%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (7.27%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.64%) Cacti
4 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (98.18%) F5
2 41 (74.55%) Cisco
3 24 (43.64%) CheckPoint
4 15 (27.27%) VMware
5 13 (23.64%) Juniper
5 13 (23.64%) Palo Alto
6 10 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 9 (16.36%) HP
8 8 (14.55%) SolarWinds
9 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
10 6 (10.91%) IBM
10 6 (10.91%) Nokia
10 6 (10.91%) Oracle
11 4 (7.27%) Aruba
11 4 (7.27%) Blue Coat
11 4 (7.27%) Forcepoint
11 4 (7.27%) Ipanema Technologies
11 4 (7.27%) NetApp
12 3 (5.45%) Meraki
12 3 (5.45%) Riverbed