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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 114 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing F5 13 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.68% 0.059% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 0.14% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 1
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
669 726 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 35.06% 42.53% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 553 582 567
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Bristol

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco
1 34 (100.00%) Firewall
2 32 (94.12%) Juniper
3 28 (82.35%) Network Design
4 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (47.06%) Barracuda Networks
6 16 (47.06%) CCIE
6 16 (47.06%) ITIL
7 14 (41.18%) CCNP
7 14 (41.18%) Load Balancing
8 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
9 12 (35.29%) Open Source
9 12 (35.29%) Network Management
9 12 (35.29%) B2B
9 12 (35.29%) Wireless
10 10 (29.41%) CCNA
11 9 (26.47%) Finance
11 9 (26.47%) JNCIE
11 9 (26.47%) Unified Communications
12 7 (20.59%) OSPF
12 7 (20.59%) BGP
12 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
13 5 (14.71%) VPN
13 5 (14.71%) Network Security
14 4 (11.76%) CESG
14 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
14 4 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 4 (11.76%) Project Planning

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (35.29%) Wireless
4 9 (26.47%) Unified Communications
5 7 (20.59%) OSPF
5 7 (20.59%) BGP
6 5 (14.71%) VPN
6 5 (14.71%) Network Security
7 4 (11.76%) DMVPN
7 4 (11.76%) VoIP
7 4 (11.76%) IPsec
8 3 (8.82%) MPLS
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
8 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.94%) DNS
9 1 (2.94%) SSL
9 1 (2.94%) LAN
9 1 (2.94%) WAN
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Network Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Network Architect
3 11 (32.35%) Architect
4 9 (26.47%) Senior Network Architect
4 9 (26.47%) Senior Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Network Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Open Source
2 4 (11.76%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Network Design
2 16 (47.06%) ITIL
3 14 (41.18%) Load Balancing
4 12 (35.29%) B2B
4 12 (35.29%) Network Management
5 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (47.06%) CCIE
4 14 (41.18%) CCNP
5 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) CCNA
7 9 (26.47%) JNCIE
8 4 (11.76%) CCDP
9 1 (2.94%) CCSE
9 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.94%) VCP4
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (94.12%) Juniper
3 16 (47.06%) Barracuda Networks
4 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.76%) Infoblox
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
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