The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 107 105 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing F5 16 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.77% 0.71% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 1.52% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 16
Average salary £57,000 £80,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +56.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £44,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
F5
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
961 857 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.43% 46.96% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 722 729 687
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

F5
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Buckinghamshire region.

F5 Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

F5
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

F5
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 11 £57,000 -28.75% 1
High Wycombe -4 4 £52,500 +23.52%
Marlow - 1 £67,500 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) Network Design
4 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Juniper
4 10 (50.00%) ITIL
5 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (35.00%) Wireless
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) HP
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (20.00%) CCNP
9 4 (20.00%) WAN
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (15.00%) Aruba
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (15.00%) DNS
10 3 (15.00%) CCIP
10 3 (15.00%) IBM
10 3 (15.00%) CCDA
10 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (15.00%) Telecoms

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (5.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) Wireless
3 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) WLAN
6 1 (5.00%) SSL
6 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Network Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Senior Network Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Senior Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Designer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) CESG
3 1 (5.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Network Design
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Speech Recognition
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) CCIP
3 3 (15.00%) CCDA
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) vCloud
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (30.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Aruba
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft