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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 45 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 2 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.03% 3.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 6.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £53,250 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £51,750 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+3.50% +4.16%
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
90 143 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 46.39% 49.83% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 81 118 129
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for F5.

1 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
1 15 (78.95%) CCNP
1 15 (78.95%) CCDP
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (78.95%) Disaster Recovery
1 15 (78.95%) BIG-IP
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (73.68%) Load Balancing
3 13 (68.42%) Network Security
3 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) CheckPoint
3 13 (68.42%) OSPF
3 13 (68.42%) BGP
3 13 (68.42%) LAN
3 13 (68.42%) WAN
3 13 (68.42%) Spanning Tree
4 12 (63.16%) Wireshark
4 12 (63.16%) tcpdump
5 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (57.89%) Presales
6 10 (52.63%) Network Management
7 8 (42.11%) MS Visio
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
8 6 (31.58%) CCSA
8 6 (31.58%) CCSE
9 5 (26.32%) Driving Licence
10 4 (21.05%) CA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) BIG-IP
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Nexus
1 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
2 13 (68.42%) BGP
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) LAN
2 13 (68.42%) Network Security
2 13 (68.42%) OSPF
2 13 (68.42%) Spanning Tree
2 13 (68.42%) WAN
3 12 (63.16%) tcpdump
3 12 (63.16%) Wireshark
4 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Consultant
1 15 (78.95%) Network Consultant
2 10 (52.63%) Network Security Consultant
2 10 (52.63%) Security Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Check Point Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (73.68%) Load Balancing
3 11 (57.89%) Presales
4 10 (52.63%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) CCDP
1 15 (78.95%) CCNP
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCSA
2 6 (31.58%) CCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) CheckPoint
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) CA