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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 64 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs citing F5 32 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.04% 1.65% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 6.23% 3.24% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 5
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £50,000 £48,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
514 587 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 48.77% 50.87% 59.51%
Number of salaries quoted 443 506 593
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 - 9 £45,000 -
Dunstable -3 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Luton -3 3 £55,000 -12.00%
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (91.43%) Cisco
1 32 (91.43%) CCNP
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (68.57%) CCDP
3 19 (54.29%) Network Security
4 18 (51.43%) LAN
4 18 (51.43%) WAN
5 16 (45.71%) Firewall
6 15 (42.86%) Network Design
7 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
7 13 (37.14%) CheckPoint
8 12 (34.29%) Juniper
8 12 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
9 11 (31.43%) CCSE
9 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
10 10 (28.57%) CCSA
11 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (22.86%) CCNA
12 8 (22.86%) Citrix
12 8 (22.86%) VoIP
13 7 (20.00%) OSPF
13 7 (20.00%) BGP
13 7 (20.00%) Wireless
13 7 (20.00%) Finance
13 7 (20.00%) CCDA
13 7 (20.00%) VPN
13 7 (20.00%) Network Management
14 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) Network Security
2 18 (51.43%) LAN
2 18 (51.43%) WAN
3 16 (45.71%) Firewall
4 12 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (22.86%) VoIP
8 7 (20.00%) VPN
8 7 (20.00%) Wireless
8 7 (20.00%) OSPF
8 7 (20.00%) BGP
9 4 (11.43%) 802.11
9 4 (11.43%) IPsec
9 4 (11.43%) IP Telephony
9 4 (11.43%) tcpdump
9 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
9 4 (11.43%) RTP
9 4 (11.43%) TACACS
9 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Network Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Network Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Network Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Network Design
2 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
3 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (20.00%) Network Management
5 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
5 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (14.29%) Change Management
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.57%) SDLC
8 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.71%) Data Management
9 2 (5.71%) Office Automation
10 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (91.43%) CCNP
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (68.57%) CCDP
3 11 (31.43%) CCSE
4 10 (28.57%) CCSA
5 8 (22.86%) CCNA
6 7 (20.00%) CCDA
7 3 (8.57%) CCIP
7 3 (8.57%) HND
7 3 (8.57%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (8.57%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.86%) MCSE
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP NNM
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) CheckPoint
3 12 (34.29%) Juniper
4 8 (22.86%) Citrix
5 5 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (11.43%) Sourcefire
6 4 (11.43%) IronPort
6 4 (11.43%) Riverbed
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) HP
8 2 (5.71%) Akamai
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle