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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 137 116 114
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Permanent jobs citing F5 7 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.01% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Average salary £65,000 £57,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% +25.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £67,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
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
794 794 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 40.57% 41.42% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 663 606 576
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 July 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Bristol

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) Firewall
3 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (86.36%) Juniper
4 18 (81.82%) CCNP
5 15 (68.18%) Data Centre
6 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (59.09%) CCIE
8 12 (54.55%) MPLS
8 12 (54.55%) OSPF
8 12 (54.55%) BGP
8 12 (54.55%) EIGRP
8 12 (54.55%) Barracuda Networks
8 12 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (36.36%) Network Design
10 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
10 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
11 5 (22.73%) ITIL
12 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
12 4 (18.18%) Wireless
13 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
13 3 (13.64%) Finance
13 3 (13.64%) LAN
13 3 (13.64%) WAN
14 2 (9.09%) McAfee
14 2 (9.09%) CCNA
14 2 (9.09%) Change Control
14 2 (9.09%) Network Security

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (54.55%) MPLS
3 12 (54.55%) OSPF
3 12 (54.55%) BGP
3 12 (54.55%) EIGRP
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.55%) FWSM
8 1 (4.55%) DHCP
8 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
8 1 (4.55%) VPN
8 1 (4.55%) DNS
8 1 (4.55%) SSL
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Network Design
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) B2B
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (81.82%) CCNP
3 13 (59.09%) CCIE
4 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) CCDP
6 1 (4.55%) CCSE
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (86.36%) Juniper
3 12 (54.55%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.55%) Fortinet