The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 150 179 152
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -27
Permanent jobs citing F5 20 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.19% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.43% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 14
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,615 £47,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1488 1642 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.79% 44.01% 49.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1350 1271
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

F5
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

F5 Salary Trend in the East Midlands

F5
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

F5
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Nottinghamshire +2 8 £62,500 -
Derbyshire +20 6 £53,750 +7.50%
Northamptonshire - 6 £36,250 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Blue Coat
2 14 (46.67%) SolarWinds
3 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
4 12 (40.00%) ITIL
4 12 (40.00%) Firewall
4 12 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (30.00%) Line Management
5 9 (30.00%) WAN
6 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 8 (26.67%) VPN
6 8 (26.67%) Windows
6 8 (26.67%) Linux
6 8 (26.67%) Juniper
7 7 (23.33%) HP
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) QA
8 6 (20.00%) Network Security
8 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (20.00%) DNS
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) CCNP
9 5 (16.67%) LAN
9 5 (16.67%) OSPF
9 5 (16.67%) BGP
9 5 (16.67%) Citrix
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (16.67%) VMware
9 5 (16.67%) Wireless

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Firewall
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (30.00%) WAN
3 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (26.67%) VPN
4 6 (20.00%) DNS
4 6 (20.00%) Network Security
5 5 (16.67%) Wireless
5 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 5 (16.67%) LAN
5 5 (16.67%) OSPF
5 5 (16.67%) BGP
6 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (13.33%) Internet
6 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
6 4 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (10.00%) FWSM
7 3 (10.00%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.33%) Local Government
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Electronics
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Platform Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Communications Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) DTV
1 4 (13.33%) CESG
2 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Line Management
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 4 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (13.33%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) SIEM
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.67%) Transition Management
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) R
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) CCNP
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) SLA
3 3 (10.00%) ISO 9000
3 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenServer
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Blue Coat
2 14 (46.67%) SolarWinds
3 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (26.67%) Juniper
5 7 (23.33%) HP
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) Citrix
8 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.33%) SAP
8 4 (13.33%) IBM
9 3 (10.00%) TippingPoint
9 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
10 2 (6.67%) Meraki
10 2 (6.67%) ProCurve
10 2 (6.67%) Tufin
10 2 (6.67%) EMC
10 2 (6.67%) NetApp
10 2 (6.67%) Nokia