The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 56 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing F5 9 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.61% 2.15% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 4.02% 5.81% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 7
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
224 241 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.07% 36.96% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 213 213 249
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

F5
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

F5 Salary Trend in Cardiff

F5
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

F5 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for F5.

1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) CheckPoint
3 15 (65.22%) DNS
3 15 (65.22%) LAN
4 14 (60.87%) WAN
4 14 (60.87%) Finance
5 13 (56.52%) DHCP
5 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (56.52%) Avaya
6 12 (52.17%) MPLS
6 12 (52.17%) BIG-IP
7 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (47.83%) CCNP
7 11 (47.83%) VPN
8 10 (43.48%) OSPF
8 10 (43.48%) Internet
8 10 (43.48%) BGP
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (43.48%) Unified Communications
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (39.13%) Banking
9 9 (39.13%) Firewall
9 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
9 9 (39.13%) Linux
10 7 (30.43%) VMware
11 6 (26.09%) Juniper
11 6 (26.09%) AppDynamics
12 5 (21.74%) Vyatta
12 5 (21.74%) Windows
12 5 (21.74%) JBoss

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Apache
1 5 (21.74%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) Bluemix
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
1 4 (17.39%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (17.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) DNS
1 15 (65.22%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) WAN
3 13 (56.52%) DHCP
4 12 (52.17%) BIG-IP
4 12 (52.17%) MPLS
5 11 (47.83%) VPN
6 10 (43.48%) BGP
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (43.48%) Internet
6 10 (43.48%) OSPF
6 10 (43.48%) Unified Communications
7 9 (39.13%) Firewall
8 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
8 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
9 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (8.70%) VoIP
11 1 (4.35%) HTTP
11 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Architect
1 10 (43.48%) Network Architect
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco Architect
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco Network Architect
3 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) VyOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps
2 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) R
1 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) CCDA
4 1 (4.35%) CCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCSE
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) CheckPoint
3 13 (56.52%) Avaya
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) AppDynamics
5 6 (26.09%) Juniper
6 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
6 5 (21.74%) Vyatta
7 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
7 4 (17.39%) Splunk
8 3 (13.04%) IBM
8 3 (13.04%) Intel
9 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
10 1 (4.35%) Brocade
10 1 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
10 1 (4.35%) Oracle
10 1 (4.35%) Radware