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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 60 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing F5 7 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.05% 0.17% 4.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 0.33% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 26
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
296 301 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.44% 50.59% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 230 250 280
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Juniper
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 12 (85.71%) Network Security
4 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (71.43%) Blue Coat
5 10 (71.43%) Nokia
6 8 (57.14%) Firewall
7 7 (50.00%) SLA
7 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (42.86%) CCNP
9 4 (28.57%) CCSE
9 4 (28.57%) JNCIS
9 4 (28.57%) Finance
9 4 (28.57%) CCSA
9 4 (28.57%) SonicWALL
9 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (14.29%) VPLS
10 2 (14.29%) Network Design
10 2 (14.29%) Frame Relay
10 2 (14.29%) VoIP
10 2 (14.29%) WAN
10 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
10 2 (14.29%) PPP
10 2 (14.29%) RIP
10 2 (14.29%) MPLS
10 2 (14.29%) OSPF
10 2 (14.29%) BGP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Network Security
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) HSRP
5 2 (14.29%) Multicast
5 2 (14.29%) Frame Relay
5 2 (14.29%) VPLS
5 2 (14.29%) xDSL
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) PPP
5 2 (14.29%) RIP
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 2 (14.29%) VRRP
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (85.71%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (85.71%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Network Design
1 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) CCSA
3 4 (28.57%) CCSE
3 4 (28.57%) JNCIS
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Juniper
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
4 10 (71.43%) Blue Coat
4 10 (71.43%) Nokia
5 4 (28.57%) SonicWALL