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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 59 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +4
Permanent jobs citing F5 33 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.63% 1.26% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 6.80% 2.61% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 15
Median salary £56,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £42,250 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,100 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
485 536 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 53.36% 48.16% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 419 433 582
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £26,625
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

F5
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +15 14 £63,500 +45.14%
Dunstable -2 6 £50,750 -7.72%
Luton +6 3 £65,000 -14.47%
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 60 (90.91%) Cisco
2 58 (87.88%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (87.88%) CCNP
3 48 (72.73%) Firewall
4 46 (69.70%) OSPF
4 46 (69.70%) BGP
5 43 (65.15%) TCP/IP
6 39 (59.09%) Network Security
7 36 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (53.03%) CheckPoint
9 34 (51.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (46.97%) CCDP
11 29 (43.94%) Network Management
11 29 (43.94%) Load Balancing
12 28 (42.42%) LAN
12 28 (42.42%) WAN
13 27 (40.91%) MS Visio
14 23 (34.85%) Juniper
15 22 (33.33%) BIG-IP
15 22 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
16 20 (30.30%) Data Centre
17 19 (28.79%) tcpdump
17 19 (28.79%) HSRP
17 19 (28.79%) Wireshark
17 19 (28.79%) EIGRP
17 19 (28.79%) RIP
17 19 (28.79%) VPN
17 19 (28.79%) SSL
18 18 (27.27%) High Availability
18 18 (27.27%) Presales

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 27 (40.91%) MS Visio
2 13 (19.70%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 48 (72.73%) Firewall
2 46 (69.70%) BGP
2 46 (69.70%) OSPF
3 43 (65.15%) TCP/IP
4 39 (59.09%) Network Security
5 36 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 28 (42.42%) LAN
6 28 (42.42%) WAN
7 22 (33.33%) BIG-IP
7 22 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
8 19 (28.79%) EIGRP
8 19 (28.79%) HSRP
8 19 (28.79%) RIP
8 19 (28.79%) SSL
8 19 (28.79%) tcpdump
8 19 (28.79%) VPN
8 19 (28.79%) Wireshark
9 17 (25.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (21.21%) VoIP
10 14 (21.21%) Wireless
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Consultant
1 25 (37.88%) Network Consultant
2 18 (27.27%) Network Security Consultant
2 18 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 14 (21.21%) Network Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Network Specialist
4 9 (13.64%) Cisco Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 7 (10.61%) Check Point Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
6 6 (9.09%) Security Specialist
7 5 (7.58%) Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Network Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco Network Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco Security Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Network Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (43.94%) Load Balancing
2 29 (43.94%) Network Management
3 18 (27.27%) High Availability
3 18 (27.27%) Presales
4 12 (18.18%) Network Design
5 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 10 (15.15%) Change Management
6 10 (15.15%) ITIL
7 7 (10.61%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (10.61%) Threat Detection
7 7 (10.61%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.58%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (7.58%) People Management
10 4 (6.06%) Network Architecture
10 4 (6.06%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.55%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 58 (87.88%) CCNP
1 58 (87.88%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (46.97%) CCDP
3 17 (25.76%) CCSE
4 13 (19.70%) CCSA
5 7 (10.61%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (7.58%) CISSP
7 2 (3.03%) CISA
7 2 (3.03%) CISM
7 2 (3.03%) Degree
7 2 (3.03%) HND
7 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 60 (90.91%) Cisco
2 35 (53.03%) CheckPoint
3 23 (34.85%) Juniper
4 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 12 (18.18%) HP
6 5 (7.58%) CA
7 3 (4.55%) Qualys