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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 68 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Permanent jobs citing F5 14 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.49% 0.10% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.95% 0.20% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 6
Average salary £55,000 £38,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -51.87%
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
474 505 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 50.43% 51.11% 51.34%
Number of salaries quoted 403 456 550
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Dunstable - 7 £50,000 -
Luton +8 1 £55,000 +42.85%
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (97.14%) CCNP
2 34 (97.14%) Juniper
2 34 (97.14%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (85.71%) OSPF
3 30 (85.71%) BGP
3 30 (85.71%) Firewall
3 30 (85.71%) Finance
3 30 (85.71%) TCP/IP
4 29 (82.86%) VPN
4 29 (82.86%) EIGRP
5 28 (80.00%) SSL
5 28 (80.00%) RIP
5 28 (80.00%) HSRP
6 25 (71.43%) HP
6 25 (71.43%) Wireless
6 25 (71.43%) MPLS
7 24 (68.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (68.57%) Service Delivery
7 24 (68.57%) DWDM
7 24 (68.57%) Network Management
7 24 (68.57%) HP NNM
8 22 (62.86%) MS Visio
9 21 (60.00%) MS Office
9 21 (60.00%) SLA
10 20 (57.14%) ITIL
10 20 (57.14%) PRINCE2
10 20 (57.14%) PRINCE
10 20 (57.14%) Change Management
10 20 (57.14%) Banking

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (62.86%) MS Visio
2 21 (60.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) OSPF
1 30 (85.71%) BGP
1 30 (85.71%) Firewall
1 30 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 29 (82.86%) VPN
2 29 (82.86%) EIGRP
3 28 (80.00%) SSL
3 28 (80.00%) RIP
3 28 (80.00%) HSRP
4 25 (71.43%) Wireless
4 25 (71.43%) MPLS
5 24 (68.57%) DWDM
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (14.29%) Network Security
8 4 (11.43%) IPsec
8 4 (11.43%) SSH
8 4 (11.43%) SNMP
9 2 (5.71%) WAN
10 1 (2.86%) Frame Relay
10 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (85.71%) Finance
2 20 (57.14%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Network Specialist
2 12 (34.29%) Network Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Security Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Network Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 24 (68.57%) Service Delivery
1 24 (68.57%) Network Management
2 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 20 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 20 (57.14%) PRINCE
2 20 (57.14%) Change Management
2 20 (57.14%) Process Improvement
3 9 (25.71%) Network Design
4 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
Qualifications
1 34 (97.14%) CCNP
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCDP
3 1 (2.86%) CCSA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (68.57%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (97.14%) Juniper
3 25 (71.43%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) Websense
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) BT
5 1 (2.86%) 3Com
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Brocade
5 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.86%) Aruba