Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 819 868 962
Rank change year-on-year +49 +94 +95
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 89 57 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.059% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.39% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 66 40 135
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,625 £43,200
25th Percentile £46,125 £42,188 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25% +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £69,688 £75,000
90th Percentile £88,125 £83,500 "
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -11.76% -7.27%

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 11,561 14,582 22,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 14.97% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8,658 11,639 17,145
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM within the UK over the 6 months to 14 May 2021. 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 +72 87 £60,000 +19.40% 8
UK excluding London +50 50 £47,250 +5.00% 7
London +72 39 £73,750 +3.51% 2
South East +59 23 £52,500 -2.78% 1
Midlands - 20 £47,250 - 2
West Midlands - 20 £47,250 - 2
Work from Home -166 4 £80,000 +77.78%
North West +18 3 £45,000 -1.64% 2
North of England -19 3 £45,000 +2.86% 3
Scotland -13 2 £70,000 +33.33% 1
South West -22 2 - -

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 89 (100.00%) F5
2 62 (69.66%) Firewall
3 52 (58.43%) Cisco
4 51 (57.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 41 (46.07%) Cisco ASA
6 38 (42.70%) Linux
7 34 (38.20%) BIG-IP
8 33 (37.08%) Unix
8 33 (37.08%) Azure
8 33 (37.08%) Network Security
9 32 (35.96%) Ansible
9 32 (35.96%) DNS
10 30 (33.71%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (33.71%) CheckPoint
11 29 (32.58%) VMware
12 27 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (28.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 24 (26.97%) AWS
15 23 (25.84%) Palo Alto
15 23 (25.84%) CCNP
15 23 (25.84%) Windows
15 23 (25.84%) ITIL
15 23 (25.84%) LAN
16 22 (24.72%) WAN
16 22 (24.72%) Finance
17 21 (23.60%) PowerShell
18 20 (22.47%) NAS
18 20 (22.47%) Veeam
18 20 (22.47%) Puppet
18 20 (22.47%) Isilon

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 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (37.08%) Azure
2 24 (26.97%) AWS
3 5 (5.62%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.25%) GCP
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.12%) PaaS
6 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (69.66%) Firewall
2 51 (57.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 41 (46.07%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (38.20%) BIG-IP
5 33 (37.08%) Network Security
6 32 (35.96%) DNS
7 23 (25.84%) LAN
8 22 (24.72%) WAN
9 20 (22.47%) NAS
10 15 (16.85%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (15.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (15.73%) VPN
12 12 (13.48%) BGP
12 12 (13.48%) Wireless
13 11 (12.36%) OSPF
14 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
15 8 (8.99%) Cisco Firepower
15 8 (8.99%) MPLS
15 8 (8.99%) SAN
16 7 (7.87%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Social Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Documentation Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Publishing
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Law
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Network Engineer
2 18 (20.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Consultant
5 8 (8.99%) Administrator
5 8 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.87%) Security Specialist
7 5 (5.62%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Information Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Security Operations Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Network Specialist
9 3 (3.37%) Firewall Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) Middleware
2 4 (4.49%) JSON
3 3 (3.37%) YAML
4 2 (2.25%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.25%) Jinja
4 2 (2.25%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.12%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.73%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.49%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.70%) Linux
2 33 (37.08%) Unix
3 23 (25.84%) Windows
4 20 (22.47%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.49%) CentOS
5 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (25.84%) ITIL
3 20 (22.47%) Infrastructure Automation
4 19 (21.35%) Service Delivery
5 12 (13.48%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (13.48%) Information Security
5 12 (13.48%) Patch Management
5 12 (13.48%) Remediation Plan
5 12 (13.48%) Security Operations
6 11 (12.36%) Change Management
6 11 (12.36%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.11%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.99%) DevOps
8 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.99%) Security Patching
9 7 (7.87%) ITSM
9 7 (7.87%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.87%) Network Virtualisation
9 7 (7.87%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) PowerShell
2 16 (17.98%) Python
3 5 (5.62%) SQL
4 3 (3.37%) PHP
4 3 (3.37%) R
5 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (33.71%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (25.84%) CCNP
3 12 (13.48%) CCIE
3 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
4 10 (11.24%) CCNA
5 7 (7.87%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (7.87%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.62%) CISA
6 5 (5.62%) CISM
6 5 (5.62%) CISSP
7 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.37%) CCIE Service Provider
8 3 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.37%) Degree
8 3 (3.37%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.25%) CCSA
9 2 (2.25%) CCSE
10 1 (1.12%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) COBIT
1 11 (12.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (12.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.37%) GRC
2 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 27 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (22.47%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.11%) VMware NSX
4 3 (3.37%) Docker
4 3 (3.37%) Firmware
5 2 (2.25%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (35.96%) Ansible
2 20 (22.47%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (22.47%) Puppet
3 5 (5.62%) Terraform
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.37%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.37%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (2.25%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 89 (100.00%) F5
2 52 (58.43%) Cisco
3 30 (33.71%) CheckPoint
4 29 (32.58%) VMware
5 23 (25.84%) Palo Alto
6 20 (22.47%) CommVault
6 20 (22.47%) DataCore
6 20 (22.47%) Dell
6 20 (22.47%) Dell Compellent
6 20 (22.47%) EMC
6 20 (22.47%) Isilon
6 20 (22.47%) Veeam
7 17 (19.10%) Zscaler
8 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.48%) Apple
9 12 (13.48%) Juniper
10 10 (11.24%) Aruba
10 10 (11.24%) Fortinet
11 9 (10.11%) McAfee
11 9 (10.11%) SolarWinds