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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 54 73 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing F5 20 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.03% 0.30% 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 7.30% 0.76% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 12
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,000 £66,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
274 264 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.45% 39.46% 42.50%
Number of salaries quoted 251 236 223
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 10 December 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) DNS
3 18 (56.25%) LAN
3 18 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 16 (50.00%) WAN
4 16 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 15 (46.88%) DHCP
5 15 (46.88%) Linux
5 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (46.88%) Finance
6 14 (43.75%) Firewall
6 14 (43.75%) Avaya
6 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (40.63%) MPLS
8 12 (37.50%) CCNP
8 12 (37.50%) VPN
9 11 (34.38%) OSPF
9 11 (34.38%) Internet
9 11 (34.38%) BGP
9 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (34.38%) Unified Communications
9 11 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (31.25%) Banking
10 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
11 9 (28.13%) VMware
12 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
12 7 (21.88%) Juniper
13 6 (18.75%) Windows
13 6 (18.75%) JBoss
13 6 (18.75%) Apache

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 6 (18.75%) Apache
1 6 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Bluemix
1 4 (12.50%) IaaS
1 4 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) DNS
2 18 (56.25%) LAN
3 16 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 16 (50.00%) WAN
4 15 (46.88%) DHCP
5 14 (43.75%) Firewall
6 13 (40.63%) MPLS
7 12 (37.50%) VPN
8 11 (34.38%) BGP
8 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (34.38%) Internet
8 11 (34.38%) OSPF
8 11 (34.38%) Unified Communications
9 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
10 4 (12.50%) SSL
10 4 (12.50%) VLAN
10 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
11 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
2 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Architect
1 11 (34.38%) Network Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco Network Architect
3 9 (28.13%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (6.25%) VyOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps
3 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Change Control
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Open Source
5 1 (3.13%) Security Management
5 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Validation
5 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) R
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) CCSA
4 2 (6.25%) CCSE
5 1 (3.13%) CCDA
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Ansible
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 14 (43.75%) Avaya
4 9 (28.13%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) Juniper
5 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
6 6 (18.75%) AppDynamics
6 6 (18.75%) Vyatta
7 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
8 4 (12.50%) Splunk
9 3 (9.38%) IBM
9 3 (9.38%) Intel
10 2 (6.25%) Brocade
10 2 (6.25%) CA
10 2 (6.25%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
10 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
10 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.13%) Fortinet