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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 87 97 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing F5 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.22% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 1.93% 0.58% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £52,500
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
517 519 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.58% 37.47% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 340 326 345
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,970
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,575 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) High Availability
3 14 (63.64%) Puppet
3 14 (63.64%) Data Centre
3 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 13 (59.09%) Ruby
4 13 (59.09%) Perl
4 13 (59.09%) Apache
4 13 (59.09%) Tomcat
4 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
4 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
5 12 (54.55%) Scala
5 12 (54.55%) Open Source
5 12 (54.55%) Bash Shell
5 12 (54.55%) Docker
5 12 (54.55%) DevOps
5 12 (54.55%) Opsview
5 12 (54.55%) Graphite
5 12 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (54.55%) ELK Stack
5 12 (54.55%) Java
5 12 (54.55%) Nagios
5 12 (54.55%) Korn
5 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (54.55%) Spring
5 12 (54.55%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
7 5 (22.73%) Network Security

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 13 (59.09%) Apache
1 13 (59.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) Network Security
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) SSL
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) BGP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) SSH
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.55%) HTTP
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
1 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
1 12 (54.55%) Operations Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) NOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) ELK Stack
1 12 (54.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) High Availability
2 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (54.55%) DevOps
3 12 (54.55%) Open Source
3 12 (54.55%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Perl
1 13 (59.09%) Ruby
2 12 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 12 (54.55%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) Korn
2 12 (54.55%) Scala
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNP
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CCSE
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) LPIC
2 2 (9.09%) RHCE
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) Puppet
2 12 (54.55%) Graphite
2 12 (54.55%) Nagios
2 12 (54.55%) Opsview
3 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Capistrano
4 1 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.55%) Dynatrace
5 1 (4.55%) Facebook
5 1 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Perforce
5 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter
5 1 (4.55%) VMware