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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 95 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 9 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.32% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 0.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
547 549 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.39% 34.81% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 365 383 316
Average salary £44,375 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.93% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015, 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%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) IIS
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Nagios
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Splunk
3 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (33.33%) Puppet
4 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) JBoss
5 4 (26.67%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) SAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) DWDM
4 2 (13.33%) BGP
4 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (13.33%) RSVP
4 2 (13.33%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) IPv4
4 2 (13.33%) IPv6
4 2 (13.33%) IPsec
4 2 (13.33%) VPLS
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) NAS
5 1 (6.67%) WAAS
5 1 (6.67%) MRTG
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) BCP
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Nagios
2 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (26.67%) Ansible
3 4 (26.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Splunk
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Perforce
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
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