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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 104 - 93
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% - 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £46,250 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
587 489 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.50% 39.66% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 396 291 361
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 15 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WLAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) XenServer
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Fund Management
3 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) SSL
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WLAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Systems Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
2 5 (62.50%) Fund Management
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk