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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 59 95 102
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +7
Permanent jobs citing F5 34 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.61% 0.35% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 6.95% 0.72% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33 3 11
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £41,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £47,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
489 556 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 51.86% 48.73% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 408 432 605
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £61,250
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 5 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 5 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 +23 17 £67,000 +57.64%
Dunstable - 7 £52,500 -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 61 (91.04%) Cisco
2 58 (86.57%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (86.57%) CCNP
3 49 (73.13%) Firewall
4 47 (70.15%) OSPF
4 47 (70.15%) BGP
5 43 (64.18%) TCP/IP
6 38 (56.72%) CheckPoint
7 36 (53.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (50.75%) Network Management
9 33 (49.25%) Network Security
10 32 (47.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (47.76%) MS Visio
11 31 (46.27%) CCDP
12 30 (44.78%) Load Balancing
13 28 (41.79%) LAN
13 28 (41.79%) WAN
14 22 (32.84%) BIG-IP
15 21 (31.34%) Spanning Tree
15 21 (31.34%) Data Centre
15 21 (31.34%) Juniper
16 20 (29.85%) EIGRP
16 20 (29.85%) RIP
16 20 (29.85%) VPN
16 20 (29.85%) SSL
16 20 (29.85%) HSRP
17 19 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (28.36%) High Availability
18 18 (26.87%) tcpdump
18 18 (26.87%) Wireshark

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 32 (47.76%) MS Visio
2 18 (26.87%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 49 (73.13%) Firewall
2 47 (70.15%) BGP
2 47 (70.15%) OSPF
3 43 (64.18%) TCP/IP
4 33 (49.25%) Network Security
5 32 (47.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 28 (41.79%) LAN
6 28 (41.79%) WAN
7 22 (32.84%) BIG-IP
8 21 (31.34%) Spanning Tree
9 20 (29.85%) EIGRP
9 20 (29.85%) HSRP
9 20 (29.85%) RIP
9 20 (29.85%) SSL
9 20 (29.85%) VPN
10 19 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (26.87%) tcpdump
11 18 (26.87%) VoIP
11 18 (26.87%) Wireless
11 18 (26.87%) Wireshark
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Consultant
1 24 (35.82%) Network Consultant
2 18 (26.87%) Network Security Consultant
2 18 (26.87%) Security Consultant
3 16 (23.88%) Network Specialist
4 13 (19.40%) Network Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Cisco Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Check Point Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) Network Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Network Support
6 6 (8.96%) Network Support Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Support Specialist
7 5 (7.46%) Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Network Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 34 (50.75%) Network Management
3 30 (44.78%) Load Balancing
4 19 (28.36%) High Availability
5 18 (26.87%) Presales
6 11 (16.42%) ITIL
6 11 (16.42%) Network Design
6 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
7 10 (14.93%) Change Management
8 8 (11.94%) Data Protection
9 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (8.96%) People Management
9 6 (8.96%) PRINCE
9 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.48%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.48%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (4.48%) Threat Detection
10 3 (4.48%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (2.99%) DDoS Mitigation
11 2 (2.99%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 58 (86.57%) CCNP
1 58 (86.57%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (46.27%) CCDP
3 18 (26.87%) CCSE
4 13 (19.40%) CCSA
5 7 (10.45%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (4.48%) CISSP
7 1 (1.49%) CISA
7 1 (1.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 61 (91.04%) Cisco
2 38 (56.72%) CheckPoint
3 21 (31.34%) Juniper
4 17 (25.37%) HP
5 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.97%) CA
7 1 (1.49%) Qualys