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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 135 114 115
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs citing F5 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 1.20% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Average salary £68,750 £57,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.61% +103.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £49,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £63,250 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
728 749 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 39.46% 41.34% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 629 576 623
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 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 19 (86.36%) CCNP
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (86.36%) Juniper
2 19 (86.36%) Firewall
3 14 (63.64%) Data Centre
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (54.55%) BGP
5 12 (54.55%) EIGRP
5 12 (54.55%) MPLS
5 12 (54.55%) OSPF
5 12 (54.55%) CCIE
6 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Network Design
9 6 (27.27%) ITIL
10 4 (18.18%) Wireless
10 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
11 3 (13.64%) LAN
11 3 (13.64%) WAN
11 3 (13.64%) Finance
12 2 (9.09%) McAfee
12 2 (9.09%) CCNA
12 2 (9.09%) Network Security
12 2 (9.09%) Change Control
12 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 19 (86.36%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) 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%) 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 15 (68.18%) Network Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) 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 14 (63.64%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Network Design
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) CCNP
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCIE
3 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CCSE
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (86.36%) Juniper
3 11 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.55%) Fortinet