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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 59 64 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs citing F5 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.00% 0.86% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 1.98% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 5
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +74.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
F5
South Wales

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
247 252 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.10% 43.52% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 227 223 164
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,025 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (96.30%) Firewall
3 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (85.19%) CheckPoint
4 23 (85.19%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (62.96%) CCNP
6 16 (59.26%) MPLS
6 16 (59.26%) Load Balancing
7 12 (44.44%) Juniper
7 12 (44.44%) LAN
7 12 (44.44%) WAN
8 10 (37.04%) VPN
8 10 (37.04%) SLA
8 10 (37.04%) CCIE
8 10 (37.04%) CCSE
8 10 (37.04%) JNCIS
9 9 (33.33%) Internet
10 8 (29.63%) OSPF
10 8 (29.63%) BGP
10 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (22.22%) CCNA
11 6 (22.22%) IPv4
11 6 (22.22%) IPv6
12 5 (18.52%) DWDM
12 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
13 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
14 3 (11.11%) IPsec
14 3 (11.11%) FTP
14 3 (11.11%) DNS
15 1 (3.70%) DHCP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 26 (96.30%) Firewall
2 23 (85.19%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (59.26%) MPLS
4 12 (44.44%) LAN
4 12 (44.44%) WAN
5 10 (37.04%) VPN
6 9 (33.33%) Internet
7 8 (29.63%) OSPF
7 8 (29.63%) BGP
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (22.22%) IPv4
8 6 (22.22%) IPv6
9 5 (18.52%) DWDM
10 3 (11.11%) IPsec
10 3 (11.11%) FTP
10 3 (11.11%) DNS
11 1 (3.70%) DHCP
11 1 (3.70%) VoIP
11 1 (3.70%) Wireless
11 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Network Team Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Operations Team Leader
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL
2 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
2 1 (3.70%) Network Design
2 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
2 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
2 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
1 1 (3.70%) VB
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (62.96%) CCNP
3 10 (37.04%) CCIE
3 10 (37.04%) CCSE
3 10 (37.04%) JNCIS
4 6 (22.22%) CCNA
5 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) CCDA
7 1 (3.70%) CCDP
7 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) OpenView
1 1 (3.70%) OPNET
1 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (85.19%) CheckPoint
3 12 (44.44%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) Compuware
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) NetScout
4 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.70%) NetQoS
4 1 (3.70%) Ipanema Technologies
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