Period
to 17 October 2017

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

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1034 972 987
Rank change year-on-year -62 +15 +182
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 143 269 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.83% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 98 196 217
UK median annual salary £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.71% +1.74% +15.00%
10th Percentile £41,893 £38,750 £39,900
90th Percentile £68,750 £74,375 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 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 LTM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 14 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 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 -37 131 £57,500 -4.17% 5
London +24 77 £60,000 -7.69% 1
UK excluding London -68 64 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South East -25 20 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South West - 10 £42,000 -
North of England -8 9 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Midlands +40 8 £67,500 +82.43%
East of England +17 7 £42,500 -8.60%
East Midlands +40 6 £67,500 +82.43%
Scotland -12 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +34 5 £53,750 -2.27% 2
Wales +1 4 £47,500 +5.56%
North West -23 4 £52,000 +15.56% 1
West Midlands +32 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM.

1 142 (99.30%) F5
2 126 (88.11%) Cisco
3 114 (79.72%) Firewall
4 92 (64.34%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (58.74%) CheckPoint
6 76 (53.15%) CCNP
7 75 (52.45%) LAN
8 74 (51.75%) WAN
9 72 (50.35%) Network Security
10 62 (43.36%) BGP
11 59 (41.26%) VPN
12 57 (39.86%) Juniper
13 55 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 54 (37.76%) Data Centre
14 54 (37.76%) Windows
14 54 (37.76%) Cisco ASA
15 52 (36.36%) EIGRP
16 51 (35.66%) Finance
16 51 (35.66%) BIG-IP
17 44 (30.77%) Internet
18 42 (29.37%) OSPF
19 38 (26.57%) CCSE
19 38 (26.57%) CCSA
20 37 (25.87%) Cisco Nexus
21 36 (25.17%) Linux
21 36 (25.17%) CCNA
22 34 (23.78%) SSL
23 32 (22.38%) DNS
24 31 (21.68%) TCP/IP
24 31 (21.68%) Load Balancing

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 6 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (4.20%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) Akamai
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 114 (79.72%) Firewall
2 75 (52.45%) LAN
3 74 (51.75%) WAN
4 72 (50.35%) Network Security
5 62 (43.36%) BGP
6 59 (41.26%) VPN
7 55 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 54 (37.76%) Cisco ASA
9 52 (36.36%) EIGRP
10 51 (35.66%) BIG-IP
11 44 (30.77%) Internet
12 42 (29.37%) OSPF
13 37 (25.87%) Cisco Nexus
14 34 (23.78%) SSL
15 32 (22.38%) DNS
16 31 (21.68%) TCP/IP
17 30 (20.98%) MPLS
18 28 (19.58%) Junos
19 26 (18.18%) Wireless
20 24 (16.78%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.20%) NoSQL
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
1 2 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (35.66%) Finance
2 17 (11.89%) Banking
3 15 (10.49%) Law
4 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.10%) Games
5 3 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.40%) Legal
6 2 (1.40%) Local Government
6 2 (1.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (44.06%) Network Engineer
2 30 (20.98%) Analyst
3 29 (20.28%) Security Analyst
4 28 (19.58%) Network Security Analyst
5 27 (18.88%) Network Analyst
6 26 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
7 23 (16.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 23 (16.08%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 23 (16.08%) Security Engineer
8 21 (14.69%) Network Security Engineer
9 19 (13.29%) Consultant
10 14 (9.79%) Cisco Analyst
10 14 (9.79%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 14 (9.79%) Cisco Security Analyst
11 12 (8.39%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (8.39%) Network Consultant
12 10 (6.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 9 (6.29%) Financial Analyst
13 9 (6.29%) Service Analyst
14 8 (5.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.20%) Java EE
1 6 (4.20%) JSON
1 6 (4.20%) Middleware
1 6 (4.20%) REST
1 6 (4.20%) SOAP
1 6 (4.20%) Web Services
1 6 (4.20%) WSDL
1 6 (4.20%) XSD
2 5 (3.50%) XML
3 2 (1.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 54 (37.76%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (4.90%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.50%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.40%) Clustering
6 2 (1.40%) CMDB
6 2 (1.40%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.40%) Replication
6 2 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.70%) Eurex
7 1 (0.70%) Fintech
7 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (37.76%) Windows
2 36 (25.17%) Linux
3 28 (19.58%) Unix
4 23 (16.08%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.20%) AIX
6 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) Solaris
8 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.68%) Load Balancing
2 20 (13.99%) Translating Business Requirements
3 16 (11.19%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (9.79%) ITIL
4 14 (9.79%) OO
4 14 (9.79%) OOP
5 12 (8.39%) Asset Management
5 12 (8.39%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (6.99%) Incident Management
8 9 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.59%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.59%) Migration
9 8 (5.59%) Network Management
9 8 (5.59%) Service Management
10 7 (4.90%) Network Design
10 7 (4.90%) Time Management
11 6 (4.20%) BPMN
11 6 (4.20%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.29%) Tcl
2 6 (4.20%) Java
3 5 (3.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.50%) Python
4 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (64.34%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (53.15%) CCNP
3 38 (26.57%) CCSA
3 38 (26.57%) CCSE
4 36 (25.17%) CCNA
5 27 (18.88%) Check Point Certification
5 27 (18.88%) JNCIS
6 17 (11.89%) CCIE
7 15 (10.49%) JNCIP
8 8 (5.59%) Degree
9 7 (4.90%) CCDP
10 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
10 6 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.80%) CCSP
12 3 (2.10%) CISSP
13 2 (1.40%) CCIE Security
13 2 (1.40%) CCVP
13 2 (1.40%) CISA
13 2 (1.40%) CISM
13 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.69%) ProxySG
3 8 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.20%) vSphere
5 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.80%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.40%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) Cacti
2 9 (6.29%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (4.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (2.80%) Nagios
4 4 (2.80%) vCenter Server
5 3 (2.10%) OpenNMS
6 2 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.40%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 142 (99.30%) F5
2 126 (88.11%) Cisco
3 84 (58.74%) CheckPoint
4 57 (39.86%) Juniper
5 26 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 21 (14.69%) SolarWinds
7 20 (13.99%) Fortinet
7 20 (13.99%) VMware
8 14 (9.79%) Blue Coat
9 13 (9.09%) Sourcefire
10 12 (8.39%) Citrix
11 9 (6.29%) HP
11 9 (6.29%) IronPort
11 9 (6.29%) Red Hat
12 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
13 7 (4.90%) Polycom
13 7 (4.90%) Siemens
14 6 (4.20%) IBM
14 6 (4.20%) Nokia
14 6 (4.20%) Oracle