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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
UK
Rank 789 789 778
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11  
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 78 175 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.98% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 61 122 127
Median salary £57,500 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.70% +6.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £51,250 £52,250
% change year-on-year +12.19% -1.91%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13612 17854 19448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.29% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11090 14770 15481
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 71 £57,500 -4.16% 6
South East +64 33 £55,000 +2.32% 2
London +16 23 £56,250 -10.00% 3
City of London +48 14 £51,250 -29.31% 1
Surrey +44 8 £63,000 +48.23%
Yorkshire +33 8 £57,500 - 1
Redhill - 8 £63,000 -
North Yorkshire - 8 £57,500 -
Kent +24 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Oxfordshire - 7 £40,000 -
Oxford - 7 £40,000 -
Maidstone -5 6 £40,000 -5.88%
East of England +15 5 £57,500 -14.17%
Berkshire +14 5 £55,000 -8.33%
Wales -5 5 £40,210 -19.58%
Swansea - 5 £40,210 -
Essex - 5 £57,500 -
West Wales - 5 £40,210 -
Reading +24 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Knaresborough - 4 £37,500 -
York - 4 £57,500 -
Colchester - 4 £57,500 -
Southampton - 3 £67,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £67,500 - 1
Scotland +26 2 - -
Edinburgh +1 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
High Wycombe 0 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 197 (100.00%) F5
2 160 (81.22%) Cisco
3 121 (61.42%) Firewall
4 116 (58.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 109 (55.33%) Cisco Certification
6 104 (52.79%) CCNP
7 98 (49.75%) CheckPoint
8 80 (40.61%) Cisco ASA
9 64 (32.49%) WAN
10 59 (29.95%) LAN
11 56 (28.43%) Load Balancing
12 55 (27.92%) BGP
13 54 (27.41%) Cisco Nexus
14 53 (26.90%) BIG-IP
15 50 (25.38%) ITIL
16 47 (23.86%) Linux
16 47 (23.86%) Palo Alto
17 46 (23.35%) Juniper
17 46 (23.35%) OSPF
18 45 (22.84%) DNS
19 44 (22.34%) Network Security
20 43 (21.83%) Cisco IOS
21 42 (21.32%) Finance
21 42 (21.32%) VMware
22 41 (20.81%) VPN
23 38 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
24 37 (18.78%) Telecoms
25 34 (17.26%) CCSE
26 32 (16.24%) Wireless
27 29 (14.72%) Windows

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related 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 17 (8.63%) Apache
1 17 (8.63%) JBoss
1 17 (8.63%) Tomcat
1 17 (8.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.05%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.02%) Akamai
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 121 (61.42%) Firewall
2 116 (58.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 80 (40.61%) Cisco ASA
4 64 (32.49%) WAN
5 59 (29.95%) LAN
6 55 (27.92%) BGP
7 54 (27.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 53 (26.90%) BIG-IP
9 46 (23.35%) OSPF
10 45 (22.84%) DNS
11 44 (22.34%) Network Security
12 43 (21.83%) Cisco IOS
13 41 (20.81%) VPN
14 32 (16.24%) Wireless
15 24 (12.18%) SSL
16 21 (10.66%) DHCP
17 20 (10.15%) Fibre Channel
18 17 (8.63%) MPLS
19 16 (8.12%) IPsec
19 16 (8.12%) VoIP
General
1 42 (21.32%) Finance
2 37 (18.78%) Telecoms
3 19 (9.64%) Banking
4 2 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (34.52%) Network Engineer
2 35 (17.77%) Analyst
3 28 (14.21%) Network Analyst
4 24 (12.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (9.64%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (8.63%) Consultant
7 15 (7.61%) Architect
7 15 (7.61%) Network Support
8 14 (7.11%) Cisco Analyst
8 14 (7.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 14 (7.11%) Senior Network Analyst
9 13 (6.60%) Network Specialist
10 12 (6.09%) Check Point Specialist
10 12 (6.09%) Cisco Network Specialist
10 12 (6.09%) Cisco Security Specialist
10 12 (6.09%) Cisco Specialist
10 12 (6.09%) Network Security Specialist
10 12 (6.09%) Security Specialist
11 11 (5.58%) Middleware Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.63%) J2EE
1 17 (8.63%) Middleware
2 13 (6.60%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.54%) SAML
4 1 (0.51%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.20%) Clustering
2 15 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.61%) Fintech
3 14 (7.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (7.11%) Replication
4 12 (6.09%) Fat Client
4 12 (6.09%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.54%) PKI
6 4 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.51%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.86%) Linux
2 29 (14.72%) Windows
3 23 (11.68%) Unix
4 10 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.05%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.05%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.52%) VyOS
7 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.43%) Load Balancing
2 50 (25.38%) ITIL
3 28 (14.21%) Change Control
4 25 (12.69%) Network Design
5 22 (11.17%) E-Commerce
6 19 (9.64%) Presales
6 19 (9.64%) Service Delivery
7 18 (9.14%) High Availability
8 15 (7.61%) Change Management
9 14 (7.11%) Line Management
9 14 (7.11%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (7.11%) Technical Analysis
9 14 (7.11%) Translating Business Requirements
10 13 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (6.60%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (5.58%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (5.08%) Network Management
12 10 (5.08%) Validation
13 8 (4.06%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.63%) Perl
1 17 (8.63%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.54%) Python
3 3 (1.52%) C
4 1 (0.51%) SQL
4 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 109 (55.33%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (52.79%) CCNP
3 34 (17.26%) CCSE
4 27 (13.71%) CCNA
5 26 (13.20%) CCIE
6 15 (7.61%) JNCIA
7 12 (6.09%) CCSA
8 11 (5.58%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.54%) Degree
9 5 (2.54%) JNCIS
10 4 (2.03%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.02%) CCMSE
11 2 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.51%) CCSM
12 1 (0.51%) CISM
12 1 (0.51%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.51%) LPIC
12 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.12%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.08%) SLA
3 4 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.11%) Forefront TMG
3 11 (5.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.05%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.52%) Xen
6 2 (1.02%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.51%) vCloud
7 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (5.58%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.54%) Zenoss
3 2 (1.02%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.51%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 197 (100.00%) F5
2 160 (81.22%) Cisco
3 98 (49.75%) CheckPoint
4 47 (23.86%) Palo Alto
5 46 (23.35%) Juniper
6 42 (21.32%) VMware
7 29 (14.72%) Blue Coat
7 29 (14.72%) Fortinet
7 29 (14.72%) Microsoft
8 17 (8.63%) Red Hat
9 16 (8.12%) Citrix
9 16 (8.12%) Sourcefire
10 15 (7.61%) Brocade
11 13 (6.60%) Infoblox
11 13 (6.60%) Intel Security
11 13 (6.60%) LogRhythm
12 12 (6.09%) Imperva
12 12 (6.09%) SolarWinds
13 11 (5.58%) Aruba
14 10 (5.08%) Forcepoint
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