The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cambridge region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 118 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 7 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.39% 1.10% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 2.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
734 828 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.42% 41.30% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 589 699 661
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) Juniper
1 19 (86.36%) Sourcefire
1 19 (86.36%) Fortinet
2 18 (81.82%) SLA
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco
3 14 (63.64%) HP
3 14 (63.64%) LAN
3 14 (63.64%) WAN
3 14 (63.64%) OSPF
3 14 (63.64%) BGP
3 14 (63.64%) Wireless
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (54.55%) CCNP
5 11 (50.00%) DNS
5 11 (50.00%) Citrix
5 11 (50.00%) DHCP
5 11 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 11 (50.00%) SNMP
5 11 (50.00%) Finance
5 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 11 (50.00%) Firewall
5 11 (50.00%) FortiGate
5 11 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 11 (50.00%) VLAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (63.64%) LAN
1 14 (63.64%) WAN
1 14 (63.64%) OSPF
1 14 (63.64%) BGP
1 14 (63.64%) Wireless
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (50.00%) DNS
2 11 (50.00%) DHCP
2 11 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 11 (50.00%) SNMP
2 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 11 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 11 (50.00%) VLAN
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 11 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 8 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Network Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Network Technical Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Solaris
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 11 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (36.36%) SIEM
3 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 7 (31.82%) Operations Management
3 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (54.55%) CCNP
2 3 (13.64%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (81.82%) SLA
2 7 (31.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Juniper
1 19 (86.36%) Sourcefire
1 19 (86.36%) Fortinet
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) HP
3 11 (50.00%) Citrix
3 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 11 (50.00%) Aruba
3 11 (50.00%) Splunk
3 11 (50.00%) Polycom
4 8 (36.36%) Qualys
4 8 (36.36%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) ProCurve