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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 59 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 8 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.24% 0.43% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 3.35% 0.97% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
239 308 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.11% 44.19% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 205 235 301
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (83.33%) Juniper
3 19 (79.17%) Firewall
4 17 (70.83%) CheckPoint
4 17 (70.83%) CCNA
4 17 (70.83%) LAN
5 16 (66.67%) WAN
6 14 (58.33%) SolarWinds
7 13 (54.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (54.17%) CA
7 13 (54.17%) VMware
8 12 (50.00%) Brocade
8 12 (50.00%) Linux
8 12 (50.00%) Vyatta
8 12 (50.00%) VyOS
8 12 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
9 11 (45.83%) Driving Licence
9 11 (45.83%) CCSE
9 11 (45.83%) CCSA
10 8 (33.33%) BGP
10 8 (33.33%) CCNP
11 7 (29.17%) Internet
11 7 (29.17%) IPsec
11 7 (29.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (29.17%) DDoS Mitigation
11 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
12 6 (25.00%) High Availability
12 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) LAN
3 16 (66.67%) WAN
4 13 (54.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (33.33%) BGP
6 7 (29.17%) Internet
6 7 (29.17%) IPsec
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (25.00%) DNS
7 6 (25.00%) FTP
7 6 (25.00%) MPLS
7 6 (25.00%) OSPF
7 6 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (12.50%) IPv4
9 3 (12.50%) IPv6
9 3 (12.50%) Junos
9 3 (12.50%) VoIP
10 1 (4.17%) SNMP
10 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Advertising
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Network Support
3 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Management Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Performance Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Driving Licence
2 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
1 12 (50.00%) VyOS
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (25.00%) High Availability
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (4.17%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Presales
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (70.83%) CCNA
3 11 (45.83%) CCSA
3 11 (45.83%) CCSE
4 8 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (12.50%) AWS Certification
5 3 (12.50%) CCDA
5 3 (12.50%) JNCIA
6 2 (8.33%) JNCIS
6 2 (8.33%) MCITP
6 2 (8.33%) MCSA
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
1 2 (8.33%) OpenView
1 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.17%) OPNET
2 1 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Juniper
3 17 (70.83%) CheckPoint
4 14 (58.33%) SolarWinds
5 13 (54.17%) CA
5 13 (54.17%) VMware
6 12 (50.00%) Brocade
6 12 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
6 12 (50.00%) Vyatta
7 2 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.17%) Radware
8 1 (4.17%) TippingPoint