The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 107 93 116
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Permanent jobs citing F5 6 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.37% 1.04% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 2.63% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £66,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +67.08%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
569 571 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.41% 39.71% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 430 469 571
Average salary £38,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.46% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

F5
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

F5 Salary Trend in Cambridge

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) SNMP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) CCIE
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (40.00%) Polycom
3 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (40.00%) Finance

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (50.00%) SNMP
1 5 (50.00%) OSPF
1 5 (50.00%) BGP
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) Junos
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (40.00%) VLAN
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) RIP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Support Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Support Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) JNCIE
2 4 (40.00%) CCIE
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (40.00%) Polycom
3 4 (40.00%) Aruba