The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 16 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 6.15% 8.33% -
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
F5
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Vendors Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
36 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 55.38% 25.00% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 41
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +30.35%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

F5
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

F5 Salary Trend in Bridgend

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) 3Com
3 4 (50.00%) FDDI
3 4 (50.00%) Avaya
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 4 (50.00%) Nokia
3 4 (50.00%) Siemens
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) Remedy
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) OpenView
3 4 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (50.00%) Nortel
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) PBX
3 4 (50.00%) WLAN
3 4 (50.00%) ADSL

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) FDDI
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) PBX
3 4 (50.00%) WLAN
3 4 (50.00%) ADSL
3 4 (50.00%) Broadband
3 4 (50.00%) ISDN
3 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (50.00%) PPP
3 4 (50.00%) RIP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) OpenView
1 4 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) 3Com
2 4 (50.00%) Avaya
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) BMC
2 4 (50.00%) Nokia
2 4 (50.00%) Siemens
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Remedy
2 4 (50.00%) Nortel
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL