The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hertfordshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 128 130 149
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing F5 16 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.65% 0.047% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.088% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 8
Average salary £57,500 £67,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £67,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £67,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1346 1134 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.36% 53.41% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 837 1054
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
East of England

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

F5
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

F5 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

F5
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

F5
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Watford - 9 £57,500 -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (78.26%) CheckPoint
3 16 (69.57%) Firewall
4 15 (65.22%) LAN
4 15 (65.22%) WAN
5 14 (60.87%) BGP
5 14 (60.87%) CCNP
6 13 (56.52%) MPLS
6 13 (56.52%) OSPF
6 13 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (52.17%) Juniper
8 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
8 11 (47.83%) VPN
8 11 (47.83%) VLAN
9 10 (43.48%) CCIE
10 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
10 9 (39.13%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (39.13%) Network Security
11 8 (34.78%) Riverbed
11 8 (34.78%) WAAS
11 8 (34.78%) Network Management
12 7 (30.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (30.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (30.43%) Multicast
12 7 (30.43%) Crossbeam
12 7 (30.43%) BIG-IP
12 7 (30.43%) DNS
12 7 (30.43%) DHCP
13 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) WAN
3 14 (60.87%) BGP
4 13 (56.52%) MPLS
4 13 (56.52%) OSPF
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
5 11 (47.83%) VPN
5 11 (47.83%) VLAN
6 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
6 9 (39.13%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (39.13%) Network Security
7 8 (34.78%) WAAS
8 7 (30.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (30.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (30.43%) Multicast
8 7 (30.43%) BIG-IP
8 7 (30.43%) DNS
8 7 (30.43%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Network Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Network Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Network Management
2 6 (26.09%) Network Design
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (60.87%) CCNP
3 10 (43.48%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) CCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (8.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) CheckPoint
3 12 (52.17%) Juniper
4 8 (34.78%) Riverbed
5 7 (30.43%) Crossbeam
6 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
7 4 (17.39%) HP
8 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.70%) Citrix
9 1 (4.35%) Computacenter
9 1 (4.35%) Nokia