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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 56 46 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Permanent jobs citing F5 15 39 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.28% 4.71% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 5.40% 8.74% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 14
Median salary £50,000 £53,750 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £48,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £61,050 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
278 446 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.19% 53.86% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 236 411 419
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +11 4 £55,000 -5.98%
Luton -9 4 £60,000 -
Dunstable +1 2 £47,500 -3.06%
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (76.32%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (76.32%) Firewall
3 27 (71.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (68.42%) Wireless
4 26 (68.42%) CCNP
5 21 (55.26%) TCP/IP
6 20 (52.63%) OSPF
7 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 19 (50.00%) LAN
8 18 (47.37%) BGP
9 17 (44.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (44.74%) VoIP
10 16 (42.11%) Juniper
10 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
11 14 (36.84%) Network Management
11 14 (36.84%) VPN
12 13 (34.21%) RIP
12 13 (34.21%) EIGRP
12 13 (34.21%) HSRP
13 12 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (31.58%) Finance
14 11 (28.95%) DWDM
14 11 (28.95%) MPLS
14 11 (28.95%) VRRP
14 11 (28.95%) SSL
14 11 (28.95%) High Availability
15 10 (26.32%) HP NNM
15 10 (26.32%) CCDP
15 10 (26.32%) HP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.89%) IIS
1 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
1 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Akamai
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (76.32%) Firewall
2 27 (71.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (68.42%) Wireless
4 21 (55.26%) TCP/IP
5 20 (52.63%) OSPF
6 19 (50.00%) LAN
7 18 (47.37%) BGP
8 17 (44.74%) VoIP
9 14 (36.84%) VPN
10 13 (34.21%) EIGRP
10 13 (34.21%) HSRP
10 13 (34.21%) RIP
11 12 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (28.95%) DWDM
12 11 (28.95%) MPLS
12 11 (28.95%) SSL
12 11 (28.95%) VRRP
13 10 (26.32%) WAN
14 9 (23.68%) Network Security
15 7 (18.42%) tcpdump
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
2 9 (23.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Network Specialist
2 12 (31.58%) Network Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Network Support
3 11 (28.95%) Network Support Specialist
3 11 (28.95%) Support Specialist
4 9 (23.68%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Consultant
5 7 (18.42%) Network Consultant
5 7 (18.42%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (18.42%) Security Consultant
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco Specialist
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco Support
7 4 (10.53%) Juniper Specialist
8 3 (7.89%) Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Juniper Support
8 3 (7.89%) Network Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (36.84%) Network Management
3 11 (28.95%) High Availability
4 9 (23.68%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) ITIL
6 5 (13.16%) Change Management
6 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.89%) Time Management
9 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.26%) Network Design
9 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
10 1 (2.63%) Change Control
10 1 (2.63%) Forensic Analysis
10 1 (2.63%) Presales
10 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
1 3 (7.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (68.42%) CCNP
3 10 (26.32%) CCDP
4 7 (18.42%) CCSA
4 7 (18.42%) CCSE
5 4 (10.53%) CCIE
6 3 (7.89%) MCSE
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (42.11%) Juniper
4 10 (26.32%) HP
5 6 (15.79%) CA
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.89%) Mitel
7 3 (7.89%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.89%) VMware