The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 64 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs citing F5 26 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.71% 1.22% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 5.70% 2.38% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 7
Average salary £50,000 £55,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.90% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £50,500 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
456 588 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 47.45% 51.09% 60.82%
Number of salaries quoted 400 499 567
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

F5
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

F5 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

F5
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

F5
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 7 £57,250 -
Dunstable -14 3 £52,500 -8.29%
Luton +3 2 £55,000 -12.00%
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 37 (92.50%) Cisco
2 36 (90.00%) CCNP
2 36 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (65.00%) CCDP
4 19 (47.50%) Firewall
4 19 (47.50%) Network Security
5 18 (45.00%) Network Design
5 18 (45.00%) WAN
5 18 (45.00%) LAN
6 16 (40.00%) Juniper
7 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
8 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
9 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
10 11 (27.50%) CCSE
11 10 (25.00%) Wireless
11 10 (25.00%) CCSA
12 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (22.50%) OSPF
12 9 (22.50%) BGP
12 9 (22.50%) VPN
12 9 (22.50%) VoIP
12 9 (22.50%) Finance
12 9 (22.50%) Network Management
13 8 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (20.00%) ITIL
13 8 (20.00%) Citrix
13 8 (20.00%) CCNA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) Firewall
1 19 (47.50%) Network Security
2 18 (45.00%) LAN
2 18 (45.00%) WAN
3 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (25.00%) Wireless
6 9 (22.50%) VPN
6 9 (22.50%) VoIP
6 9 (22.50%) OSPF
6 9 (22.50%) BGP
7 7 (17.50%) MPLS
8 6 (15.00%) DWDM
9 5 (12.50%) VRRP
9 5 (12.50%) EIGRP
9 5 (12.50%) RIP
9 5 (12.50%) SSL
9 5 (12.50%) HSRP
10 4 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Architect
3 9 (22.50%) Network Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Consultant
4 7 (17.50%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Network Design
2 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (22.50%) Network Management
4 8 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (20.00%) Change Management
4 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.50%) SDLC
7 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Office Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.00%) Data Management
9 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (90.00%) CCNP
1 36 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (65.00%) CCDP
3 11 (27.50%) CCSE
4 10 (25.00%) CCSA
5 8 (20.00%) CCNA
6 7 (17.50%) CCDA
7 3 (7.50%) CCIP
7 3 (7.50%) HND
7 3 (7.50%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (7.50%) Degree
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.50%) MCSE
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP NNM
2 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (92.50%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) Juniper
3 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
4 8 (20.00%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 5 (12.50%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) Sourcefire
7 4 (10.00%) IronPort
7 4 (10.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.00%) Akamai
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle