The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Croydon region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 44 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.39% 1.30% 2.03%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 3.42% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Average salary £27,000 £35,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.47% +19.16%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
129 117 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 50.19% 38.11% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 91 112 142
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
London

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

F5
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

F5 Salary Trend in Croydon

F5
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MOS
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MOS
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint