The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 120 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing F5 10 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 0.45% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.03% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 3
Average salary £63,750 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+131.81% -47.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £27,500 £47,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £36,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
F5
South West

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

Vendors Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
763 679 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.54% 43.41% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 624 593 509
Average salary £39,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.21% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

F5
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

F5 Salary Trend in Bristol

F5
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Bristol

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 17 (85.00%) Juniper
3 17 (85.00%) Network Design
4 15 (75.00%) ITIL
5 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (60.00%) Finance
6 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (55.00%) Wireless
8 7 (35.00%) CCNP
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (20.00%) CCNA
10 3 (15.00%) CCDP
10 3 (15.00%) CCIE
10 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (15.00%) OSPF
10 3 (15.00%) BGP
10 3 (15.00%) VPN
10 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
11 2 (10.00%) Network Management
11 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
11 2 (10.00%) DMVPN
11 2 (10.00%) Open Source
11 2 (10.00%) Infoblox
11 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
11 2 (10.00%) CESG
11 2 (10.00%) Network Security
11 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (10.00%) Problem Management

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (5.00%) TeamSite
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Wireless
3 3 (15.00%) OSPF
3 3 (15.00%) BGP
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 2 (10.00%) IPsec
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) ISDN
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Architect
2 12 (60.00%) Network Architect
3 10 (50.00%) Senior Network Architect
3 10 (50.00%) Senior Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) CESG
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Network Design
2 15 (75.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) B2B
4 2 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (15.00%) CCDP
5 3 (15.00%) CCIE
6 1 (5.00%) HP ASE
6 1 (5.00%) HP MASE
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (10.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.00%) IronPort
5 1 (5.00%) Genesys
5 1 (5.00%) Cognizant
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
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