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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank - 115 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 0 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.74% -
As % of the Vendors category - 2.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 0
Average salary - £61,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
719 671 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 39.77% 35.37% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 643 555 600
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) Juniper
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
3 9 (64.29%) SLA
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 6 (42.86%) Radware
4 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
4 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 6 (42.86%) Crossbeam
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) Retail
5 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
6 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) Avaya
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 4 (28.57%) Linux

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Head of Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Head of IT
2 4 (28.57%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Switch Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) WFM
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) SLA
2 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
2 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Juniper
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 6 (42.86%) Crossbeam
3 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 6 (42.86%) Radware
4 4 (28.57%) Avaya
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) NICE Systems
5 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
5 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds