The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 15 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.61% - -
As % of the Vendors category 10.49% - -
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 0
Average salary £58,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
F5
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
143 158 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 63.00% 51.80% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 141 123 169
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £35,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

F5
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Bedford region.

F5 Salary Trend in Bedford

F5
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Bedford

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
3 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (87.50%) CCNP
4 13 (81.25%) Network Security
5 10 (62.50%) CCSE
6 9 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (56.25%) CCDP
6 9 (56.25%) LAN
6 9 (56.25%) WAN
7 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (50.00%) OSPF
7 8 (50.00%) BGP
7 8 (50.00%) Firewall
7 8 (50.00%) Wireshark
7 8 (50.00%) tcpdump
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (50.00%) Presales
8 6 (37.50%) People Management
8 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
9 5 (31.25%) CCSA
9 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 5 (31.25%) Network Management
10 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
12 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (6.25%) iSeries

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Network Security
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) BGP
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) OSPF
3 8 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 8 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) Network Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Network Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Check Point Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Network Services Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (50.00%) Presales
3 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 6 (37.50%) People Management
4 5 (31.25%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CCNP
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCSE
3 9 (56.25%) CCDP
4 5 (31.25%) CCSA
5 4 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) VMware