The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 165 138 184
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +46
Permanent jobs citing F5 28 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.72% 0.90% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.82% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 6
Average salary £61,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.70% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £57,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
F5
South East

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

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2159 1649 2109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 55.87% 49.52% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1335 1774
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

F5
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

F5 Salary Trend in Hampshire

F5
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Hampshire

F5
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +19 18 £63,250 +12.44% 2
Basingstoke -2 5 - -
Eastleigh - 3 £67,500 -
Fareham - 2 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £30,000 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (62.22%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (60.00%) BGP
4 24 (53.33%) Firewall
4 24 (53.33%) MPLS
5 22 (48.89%) Juniper
6 20 (44.44%) CCIE
6 20 (44.44%) Network Security
7 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
8 17 (37.78%) HSRP
8 17 (37.78%) IPsec
9 14 (31.11%) CCNP
9 14 (31.11%) Retail
9 14 (31.11%) UNIX
9 14 (31.11%) Linux
10 13 (28.89%) VoIP
10 13 (28.89%) WAN
10 13 (28.89%) ITIL
10 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
11 11 (24.44%) Blue Coat
12 10 (22.22%) VPN
12 10 (22.22%) OSPF
13 8 (17.78%) CCNA
13 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (17.78%) French Language
13 8 (17.78%) SLA
13 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.78%) Windows
13 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
14 7 (15.56%) VMware

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) BGP
2 24 (53.33%) MPLS
2 24 (53.33%) Firewall
3 20 (44.44%) Network Security
4 17 (37.78%) HSRP
4 17 (37.78%) IPsec
5 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
5 13 (28.89%) VoIP
5 13 (28.89%) WAN
6 10 (22.22%) VPN
6 10 (22.22%) OSPF
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
9 6 (13.33%) LAN
10 5 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (8.89%) DNS
12 3 (6.67%) EIGRP
12 3 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Redis
2 1 (2.22%) Infinispan
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 14 (31.11%) Retail
2 8 (17.78%) French Language
3 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Architect
1 17 (37.78%) Network Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Security Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Network Designer
3 7 (15.56%) Designer
4 6 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Lead Designer
9 1 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) UNIX
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.11%) Solaris
4 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.33%) Information Security Management
3 6 (13.33%) Security Management
3 6 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (13.33%) Information Security
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.89%) Coaching
6 3 (6.67%) Change Control
6 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Network Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.44%) SIEM
8 1 (2.22%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (44.44%) CCIE
3 14 (31.11%) CCNP
4 8 (17.78%) CCNA
5 6 (13.33%) GIAC
5 6 (13.33%) Degree
5 6 (13.33%) ISACA
6 4 (8.89%) CCSE
7 3 (6.67%) CCDE
7 3 (6.67%) CCSA
7 3 (6.67%) CCDP
7 3 (6.67%) HNC
8 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
9 1 (2.22%) MCSE
9 1 (2.22%) MCSA
9 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.22%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
2 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.33%) COBIT
2 6 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Firmware
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (48.89%) Juniper
3 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
4 11 (24.44%) Blue Coat
5 7 (15.56%) VMware
6 6 (13.33%) Brocade
6 6 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 5 (11.11%) Sourcefire
7 5 (11.11%) Crossbeam
8 4 (8.89%) Fortinet
8 4 (8.89%) McAfee
9 3 (6.67%) Nokia
9 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.22%) Aruba
10 1 (2.22%) Meraki
10 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.22%) HP
10 1 (2.22%) Mitel
10 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle