The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank - 68 62
Permanent jobs citing F5 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.17% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.37% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
South West

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

Vendors Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
392 269 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 50.45% 45.44% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 364 213 200
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

F5
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

F5 Salary Trend in Dorset

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) HTTP
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) CCNP
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
6 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
6 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) BCP
6 4 (36.36%) NetApp
6 4 (36.36%) HND
6 4 (36.36%) UNIX
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) MQSeries
6 4 (36.36%) LDAP
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) FTP
6 4 (36.36%) C
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) Perl
6 4 (36.36%) J2EE
6 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 4 (36.36%) IPsec
6 4 (36.36%) Samba
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (36.36%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) HTTP
3 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
3 4 (36.36%) LDAP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) FTP
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) NAS
3 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
4 3 (27.27%) FWSM
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) SMTP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
3 4 (36.36%) BCP
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) HND
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) CCSA
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Samba
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Nokia