The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Belfast region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank - 14 30
Permanent jobs citing F5 0 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 12.99% 3.91%
As % of the Vendors category - 26.67% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Vendors Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 75 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 66.23% 48.70% 65.92%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 58
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £15,820
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
County Antrim

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

F5
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Belfast region.

F5 Salary Trend in Belfast

F5
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (100.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Q1 Labs

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Q1 Labs