The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 117 106 131
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Permanent jobs citing F5 8 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.63% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.40% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 6
Average salary £25,000 £66,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-62.54% +52.57%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
F5
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
847 712 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.70% 44.75% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 666 587 978
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

F5
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

F5 Salary Trend in Cheshire

F5
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Cheshire

F5
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester 0 5 £25,000 -75.00%
Warrington - 2 £52,500 -
F5
North West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) Drupal
1 5 (50.00%) WordPress
1 5 (50.00%) Magento
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (30.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) TACACS
5 1 (10.00%) GCIA
5 1 (10.00%) GCIH
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) CEH
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Linux

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Drupal
1 5 (50.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 5 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) GCIA
2 1 (10.00%) GCIH
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet