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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 116 121 103
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs citing F5 12 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.29% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 0.68% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 2
Average salary £72,250 £27,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+162.72% -47.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £27,500 £47,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £39,000 £56,400
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
787 730 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 42.61% 42.27% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 654 637 550
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Bristol

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 19 (90.48%) Juniper
2 19 (90.48%) Cisco
3 18 (85.71%) Network Design
4 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
5 15 (71.43%) ITIL
6 13 (61.90%) Finance
7 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
7 12 (57.14%) Wireless
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (33.33%) CCNP
9 6 (28.57%) CCNA
10 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
11 4 (19.05%) Network Security
11 4 (19.05%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
11 4 (19.05%) CESG
11 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
11 4 (19.05%) OSPF
11 4 (19.05%) BGP
11 4 (19.05%) IPsec
11 4 (19.05%) CCDP
11 4 (19.05%) VoIP
11 4 (19.05%) VPN
11 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
11 4 (19.05%) DMVPN
11 4 (19.05%) Infoblox
11 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
13 2 (9.52%) Problem Management

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (4.76%) TeamSite
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 4 (19.05%) OSPF
3 4 (19.05%) BGP
3 4 (19.05%) IPsec
3 4 (19.05%) VoIP
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) DMVPN
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) SSL
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Architect
1 13 (61.90%) Network Architect
2 11 (52.38%) Senior Architect
2 11 (52.38%) Senior Network Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) CESG
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) DataPower
3 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Network Design
2 15 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
4 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
4 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Network Management
6 2 (9.52%) B2B
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) CCNP
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (19.05%) CCDP
6 2 (9.52%) CCIE
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Juniper
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
2 4 (19.05%) Infoblox
3 2 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Genesys
4 1 (4.76%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.76%) CommVault
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.76%) IronPort
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