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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 56 74 92
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Permanent jobs citing F5 31 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.52% 2.15% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 6.49% 4.38% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 17
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 £51,200 £45,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
478 548 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 54.26% 49.02% 52.39%
Number of salaries quoted 431 468 556
Median salary £50,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

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 June 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 June 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 +12 11 £60,000 +33.33%
Luton +17 5 £62,500 +13.63%
Dunstable +2 5 £48,500 -11.81%
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 56 (90.32%) Cisco
2 55 (88.71%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (88.71%) CCNP
3 45 (72.58%) Firewall
4 44 (70.97%) OSPF
4 44 (70.97%) BGP
5 43 (69.35%) TCP/IP
6 39 (62.90%) Network Security
7 36 (58.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (45.16%) CCDP
10 27 (43.55%) Juniper
10 27 (43.55%) CheckPoint
11 25 (40.32%) Load Balancing
11 25 (40.32%) Network Management
12 24 (38.71%) LAN
12 24 (38.71%) WAN
13 23 (37.10%) MS Visio
14 21 (33.87%) RIP
14 21 (33.87%) VPN
14 21 (33.87%) SSL
14 21 (33.87%) EIGRP
14 21 (33.87%) HSRP
15 20 (32.26%) Spanning Tree
15 20 (32.26%) BIG-IP
16 19 (30.65%) High Availability
17 17 (27.42%) tcpdump
17 17 (27.42%) Wireshark
18 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
18 16 (25.81%) 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 23 (37.10%) MS Visio
2 11 (17.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 45 (72.58%) Firewall
2 44 (70.97%) BGP
2 44 (70.97%) OSPF
3 43 (69.35%) TCP/IP
4 39 (62.90%) Network Security
5 36 (58.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (38.71%) LAN
6 24 (38.71%) WAN
7 21 (33.87%) EIGRP
7 21 (33.87%) HSRP
7 21 (33.87%) RIP
7 21 (33.87%) SSL
7 21 (33.87%) VPN
8 20 (32.26%) BIG-IP
8 20 (32.26%) Spanning Tree
9 17 (27.42%) tcpdump
9 17 (27.42%) Wireshark
10 15 (24.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 13 (20.97%) VoIP
11 13 (20.97%) Wireless
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Consultant
1 24 (38.71%) Network Consultant
2 17 (27.42%) Network Security Consultant
2 17 (27.42%) Security Consultant
3 15 (24.19%) Network Specialist
4 13 (20.97%) Network Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Cisco Consultant
5 9 (14.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 8 (12.90%) Network Security Specialist
6 8 (12.90%) Security Specialist
7 7 (11.29%) Check Point Consultant
8 6 (9.68%) Architect
8 6 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 6 (9.68%) Cisco Specialist
8 6 (9.68%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Network Architect
9 5 (8.06%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.74%) Virtual Team
3 8 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (11.29%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.84%) PKI
6 2 (3.23%) Fintech
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (40.32%) Load Balancing
2 25 (40.32%) Network Management
3 19 (30.65%) High Availability
4 16 (25.81%) Presales
5 13 (20.97%) Network Design
6 11 (17.74%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (17.74%) Service Delivery
6 11 (17.74%) Threat Detection
6 11 (17.74%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (16.13%) ITIL
8 9 (14.52%) Change Management
9 8 (12.90%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (9.68%) Data Protection
11 4 (6.45%) Network Architecture
11 4 (6.45%) SDLC
12 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (4.84%) People Management
12 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
12 3 (4.84%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 55 (88.71%) CCNP
1 55 (88.71%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (45.16%) CCDP
3 14 (22.58%) CCSE
4 12 (19.35%) CCSA
5 7 (11.29%) CISSP
6 6 (9.68%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (4.84%) CISA
7 3 (4.84%) CISM
8 2 (3.23%) CCIE
8 2 (3.23%) Degree
8 2 (3.23%) HND
8 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 56 (90.32%) Cisco
2 27 (43.55%) CheckPoint
2 27 (43.55%) Juniper
3 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.13%) HP
5 5 (8.06%) CA
5 5 (8.06%) Qualys