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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 115 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 8 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.11% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.27% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 7
Average salary £23,000 - £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 - £52,800
10% offered a salary of more than £28,850 - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
772 753 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.29% 43.08% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 613 578 703
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
Runcorn -4 7 £23,000 -
Warrington - 1 £42,500 -
F5
North West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (96.00%) Juniper
3 21 (84.00%) Riverbed
4 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (60.00%) Service Delivery
5 15 (60.00%) Finance
6 14 (56.00%) Management Information System
6 14 (56.00%) MPLS
6 14 (56.00%) OSPF
6 14 (56.00%) BGP
7 9 (36.00%) Blue Coat
7 9 (36.00%) CCNP
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
8 8 (32.00%) SLA
9 7 (28.00%) HP
9 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (28.00%) Time Management
9 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (24.00%) IOS XR
10 6 (24.00%) NX-OS
10 6 (24.00%) CCIE
11 5 (20.00%) CCNA
12 3 (12.00%) Firewall
13 2 (8.00%) ITIL
13 2 (8.00%) DNS
13 2 (8.00%) LAN
13 2 (8.00%) WAN
13 2 (8.00%) DHCP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) MPLS
1 14 (56.00%) OSPF
1 14 (56.00%) BGP
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (24.00%) IOS XR
2 6 (24.00%) NX-OS
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.00%) FWSM
5 1 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) AWS Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (28.00%) Time Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCNP
3 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) CCIE
5 5 (20.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) CCSE
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) logstash
1 1 (4.00%) Graylog
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (96.00%) Juniper
3 21 (84.00%) Riverbed
4 9 (36.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint