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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 22 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 17 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.90% 0.71% -
As % of the Vendors category 21.79% 1.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 0
Median salary £67,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.64% -
UK excluding London median 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
78 138 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 40.84% 48.94% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 67 100 258
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Bedford

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 26 (83.87%) CCNP
2 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (80.65%) CheckPoint
4 23 (74.19%) Network Security
5 21 (67.74%) CCDP
5 21 (67.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
6 20 (64.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (61.29%) Load Balancing
7 19 (61.29%) LAN
7 19 (61.29%) WAN
8 18 (58.06%) OSPF
8 18 (58.06%) BGP
8 18 (58.06%) Firewall
8 18 (58.06%) Spanning Tree
9 17 (54.84%) Presales
9 17 (54.84%) Wireshark
9 17 (54.84%) tcpdump
10 14 (45.16%) Network Management
10 14 (45.16%) CCSE
10 14 (45.16%) BIG-IP
11 12 (38.71%) MS Visio
11 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
12 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
14 9 (29.03%) CCSA
15 6 (19.35%) Driving Licence
15 6 (19.35%) People Management

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 12 (38.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Network Security
2 20 (64.52%) Cisco Nexus
2 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
3 19 (61.29%) LAN
3 19 (61.29%) WAN
4 18 (58.06%) BGP
4 18 (58.06%) Firewall
4 18 (58.06%) OSPF
4 18 (58.06%) Spanning Tree
5 17 (54.84%) tcpdump
5 17 (54.84%) Wireshark
6 14 (45.16%) BIG-IP
7 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Consultant
1 20 (64.52%) Network Consultant
2 14 (45.16%) Network Security Consultant
2 14 (45.16%) Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Network Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Check Point Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Network Services Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (61.29%) Load Balancing
3 17 (54.84%) Presales
4 14 (45.16%) Network Management
5 6 (19.35%) People Management
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) CCNP
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (67.74%) CCDP
3 14 (45.16%) CCSE
4 9 (29.03%) CCSA
5 5 (16.13%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 25 (80.65%) CheckPoint
3 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) CA