The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 66 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 8 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.32% 0.65% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.40% 1.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
F5
Surrey

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

Vendors Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
235 331 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 38.65% 42.99% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 212 302 291
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

F5
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

F5 Salary Trend in Guildford

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) SSL
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) SMTP
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) ATM
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) Product Management
4 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) NAS
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) SunGard
6 1 (11.11%) SQL

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) SSL
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) ATM
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) SunGard
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft