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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 72 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing F5 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.58% 0.15% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 0.36% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
359 278 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 52.18% 42.12% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 306 224 249
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Bournemouth +1 4 - -
F5
South West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (36.36%) UNIX
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) C
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) Perl
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) LDAP
6 4 (36.36%) NetApp
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) BCP
6 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
6 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
6 4 (36.36%) FTP
6 4 (36.36%) IPsec
6 4 (36.36%) Wireshark

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) FTP
3 4 (36.36%) LDAP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) NAS
3 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
3 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (27.27%) FWSM
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
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%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
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%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 4 (36.36%) BCP
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) Python
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