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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 53 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.30% 1.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 2.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £42,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
183 192 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 55.29% 62.34% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 176 179 74
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint