The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 129 145 139
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing F5 15 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.67% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 0.70% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 7
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +5.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
F5
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1225 1292 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.37% 50.77% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 938 1035 922
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 +8 4 £52,500 -8.69%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £55,000 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £55,000 -
Royston - 2 £42,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (46.43%) CCNP
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
5 9 (32.14%) MPLS
5 9 (32.14%) OSPF
5 9 (32.14%) BGP
6 8 (28.57%) Juniper
6 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 8 (28.57%) Network Security
7 7 (25.00%) VPN
7 7 (25.00%) Change Management
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
8 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
8 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
9 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (17.86%) Network Design
9 5 (17.86%) VLAN
9 5 (17.86%) RIP
10 4 (14.29%) Wireless
10 4 (14.29%) IPsec
10 4 (14.29%) CA
10 4 (14.29%) CCNA
10 4 (14.29%) BIG-IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (32.14%) MPLS
3 9 (32.14%) OSPF
3 9 (32.14%) BGP
4 8 (28.57%) Network Security
5 7 (25.00%) VPN
6 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
6 6 (21.43%) LAN
6 6 (21.43%) WAN
7 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (17.86%) VLAN
7 5 (17.86%) RIP
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) IPsec
8 4 (14.29%) BIG-IP
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.29%) Wireshark
9 3 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Statistics
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) EFT
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
2 7 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (17.86%) Network Design
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.14%) SIEM
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.57%) Network Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) CCIE
5 2 (7.14%) HND
5 2 (7.14%) CCDP
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cacti
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Juniper
2 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
4 4 (14.29%) CA
5 3 (10.71%) Crossbeam
5 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.71%) Splunk
5 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) Sophos
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Tripwire
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
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