The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 93 92 113
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs citing F5 4 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.80% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 2.18% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 4
Average salary £33,750 £50,000 £53,349
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -6.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £40,000 £51,559
10% offered a salary of more than £35,550 £51,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
F5
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
499 505 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.47% 36.81% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 290 306 392
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

F5
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

F5 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (40.00%) High Availability
5 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) Puppet
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) Apache
6 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 4 (26.67%) Nagios
6 4 (26.67%) Korn
6 4 (26.67%) Spring
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
6 4 (26.67%) ELK Stack
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) Scala
6 4 (26.67%) Docker

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) WebEx
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) NAS
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) SSH
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) French Language
1 2 (13.33%) German Language
1 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Security Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) ELK Stack
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) High Availability
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Korn
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCSE
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) LPIC
1 2 (13.33%) RHCE
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) Graphite
2 4 (26.67%) Nagios
2 4 (26.67%) Opsview
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
5 3 (20.00%) Trend Micro
6 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
7 1 (6.67%) Crossbeam
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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