Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 723 991 999
Rank change year-on-year +268 +8 +97
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 53 120 188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 42 99 141
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £41,375 £41,800 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year -10.00% -1.48% -7.73%

F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 10,014 22,316 25,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.40% 15.63% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7,827 16,797 20,407
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 12 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 LTM within the UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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 +248 43 £67,500 +17.39% 2
London +195 35 £72,500 +7.41%
UK excluding London +235 17 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Wales +37 6 £45,000 +7.14%
Work from Home - 4 £51,250 - 1
South East +157 3 £48,750 -11.36%
North of England +153 3 £45,000 -10.89% 2
Scotland +97 3 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North West +112 2 £43,750 -14.22%
Yorkshire +118 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East of England +101 1 £45,000 -
South West +97 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM.

1 53 (100.00%) F5
2 50 (94.34%) Cisco
3 39 (73.58%) Firewall
4 35 (66.04%) CheckPoint
5 34 (64.15%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (56.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 27 (50.94%) Finance
8 25 (47.17%) OSPF
9 24 (45.28%) BGP
10 23 (43.40%) LAN
11 22 (41.51%) CCNP
12 21 (39.62%) Wireless
12 21 (39.62%) Network Security
12 21 (39.62%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (37.74%) CCNA
13 20 (37.74%) Linux
14 19 (35.85%) WAN
15 18 (33.96%) Palo Alto
16 17 (32.08%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (30.19%) SolarWinds
17 16 (30.19%) TCP/IP
17 16 (30.19%) Fortinet
18 15 (28.30%) BIG-IP
18 15 (28.30%) DevOps
19 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
19 14 (26.42%) DNS
19 14 (26.42%) MS Visio
20 13 (24.53%) Python
20 13 (24.53%) Cisco Wireless
21 12 (22.64%) ITIL

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 8 (15.09%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Visio
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Azure
2 7 (13.21%) AWS
3 3 (5.66%) IaaS
3 3 (5.66%) Office 365
3 3 (5.66%) PaaS
3 3 (5.66%) SaaS
4 2 (3.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 39 (73.58%) Firewall
2 30 (56.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 25 (47.17%) OSPF
4 24 (45.28%) BGP
5 23 (43.40%) LAN
6 21 (39.62%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (39.62%) Network Security
6 21 (39.62%) Wireless
7 19 (35.85%) WAN
8 17 (32.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (30.19%) TCP/IP
10 15 (28.30%) BIG-IP
11 14 (26.42%) DNS
12 13 (24.53%) Cisco Wireless
13 11 (20.75%) Multicast
13 11 (20.75%) VPN
13 11 (20.75%) VXLAN
14 9 (16.98%) Wireshark
15 6 (11.32%) VoIP
16 5 (9.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
1 8 (15.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (11.32%) Selenium
3 3 (5.66%) JIRA
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (50.94%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Advertising
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) Network Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Network Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Network Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) Engineering Manager
7 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Network Operations Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Support Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) YAML
2 6 (11.32%) JSON
3 5 (9.43%) 802.1X
4 3 (5.66%) Regular Expression
4 3 (5.66%) Web Services
5 2 (3.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) VyOS
3 5 (9.43%) Unix
4 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) DevOps
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
3 11 (20.75%) Change Management
4 8 (15.09%) Change Control
4 8 (15.09%) High Availability
4 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
4 8 (15.09%) Network Design
4 8 (15.09%) Validation
5 7 (13.21%) Network Virtualisation
6 6 (11.32%) Microservices
6 6 (11.32%) Migration
6 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.43%) Coaching
7 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.43%) Low Latency
7 5 (9.43%) Network Architecture
7 5 (9.43%) Product Roadmap
7 5 (9.43%) Project Management
7 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.55%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) Python
2 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.66%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (64.15%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (41.51%) CCNP
3 20 (37.74%) CCNA
4 8 (15.09%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (11.32%) CCIE
6 3 (5.66%) Degree
6 3 (5.66%) MCITP
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.66%) VCP5
6 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.77%) CCDE
8 1 (1.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) Docker
3 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.77%) XenApp
4 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Ansible
2 5 (9.43%) Puppet
3 3 (5.66%) FortiGate
3 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.66%) SCCM
3 3 (5.66%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) F5
2 50 (94.34%) Cisco
3 35 (66.04%) CheckPoint
4 18 (33.96%) Palo Alto
5 16 (30.19%) Fortinet
5 16 (30.19%) SolarWinds
6 12 (22.64%) Juniper
7 11 (20.75%) Riverbed
7 11 (20.75%) Splunk
7 11 (20.75%) VMware
8 9 (16.98%) Arista
8 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.09%) Nokia
10 6 (11.32%) Avaya
10 6 (11.32%) Brocade
10 6 (11.32%) CA
10 6 (11.32%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (11.32%) Vyatta
11 4 (7.55%) HP
11 4 (7.55%) Meraki