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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 98 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing F5 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.74% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £53,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.21%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
522 542 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.61% 38.63% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 312 350 318
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,618 £27,325 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) WAAS
1 3 (100.00%) MRTG
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) WAAS
1 3 (100.00%) MRTG
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) EMC