The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 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 Leeds 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 123 120 144
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Permanent jobs citing F5 63 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.71% 1.02% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 2.16% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 3
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £47,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1818 1202 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 49.40% 47.10% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 918 947
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
West Yorkshire

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

F5
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

F5 Salary Trend in Leeds

F5
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Leeds

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 83 (96.51%) Cisco
2 54 (62.79%) EMC
3 42 (48.84%) Linux
4 41 (47.67%) Apache
4 41 (47.67%) Project Management
5 40 (46.51%) Internet
5 40 (46.51%) PHP
6 39 (45.35%) MySQL
7 36 (41.86%) Tomcat
7 36 (41.86%) RabbitMQ
8 35 (40.70%) Degree
8 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (39.53%) Clustering
10 33 (38.37%) LAMP
10 33 (38.37%) Web Services
10 33 (38.37%) HP
10 33 (38.37%) HTTP
10 33 (38.37%) Load Balancing
10 33 (38.37%) Open Source
10 33 (38.37%) High Availability
11 32 (37.21%) AMQP
11 32 (37.21%) RIA
11 32 (37.21%) Load Testing
11 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (37.21%) Network Load Balancing
11 32 (37.21%) QA
11 32 (37.21%) WebSphere
11 32 (37.21%) Technical Architecture
11 32 (37.21%) ActiveMQ
11 32 (37.21%) Content Management

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 41 (47.67%) Apache
2 36 (41.86%) Tomcat
3 32 (37.21%) WebLogic Portal
3 32 (37.21%) WebSphere
3 32 (37.21%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) MS Project
3 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (46.51%) Internet
2 33 (38.37%) HTTP
3 32 (37.21%) AMQP
4 25 (29.07%) NAS
5 23 (26.74%) Firewall
6 11 (12.79%) WAN
7 10 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (10.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (9.30%) MPLS
9 8 (9.30%) OSPF
9 8 (9.30%) BGP
10 7 (8.14%) LAN
11 6 (6.98%) VPN
11 6 (6.98%) SAN
12 5 (5.81%) Network Security
12 5 (5.81%) SSH
12 5 (5.81%) DHCP
13 4 (4.65%) Telnet
13 4 (4.65%) PuTTY
13 4 (4.65%) SecureCRT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (45.35%) MySQL
2 6 (6.98%) Informix
3 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Subversion
1 4 (4.65%) JIRA
1 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.65%) Hudson
1 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.65%) Advertising
1 4 (4.65%) Games
2 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (62.79%) Architect
2 32 (37.21%) Developer
2 32 (37.21%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (24.42%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (19.77%) Lead Developer
5 15 (17.44%) Senior Developer
5 15 (17.44%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 15 (17.44%) Senior Architect
6 14 (16.28%) Network Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Engineering Manager
8 4 (4.65%) LAMP Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.86%) RabbitMQ
2 33 (38.37%) LAMP
2 33 (38.37%) Web Services
3 32 (37.21%) XML
3 32 (37.21%) J2EE
3 32 (37.21%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (4.65%) Middleware
5 1 (1.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (39.53%) Clustering
2 33 (38.37%) Open Source
3 32 (37.21%) Symmetrix
3 32 (37.21%) RIA
4 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (8.14%) IBM XIV
5 3 (3.49%) Wiki
6 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.16%) IVR
6 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (48.84%) Linux
2 32 (37.21%) Solaris
3 8 (9.30%) Windows
4 6 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Debian
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) Project Management
2 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (38.37%) High Availability
3 33 (38.37%) Load Balancing
4 32 (37.21%) Network Load Balancing
4 32 (37.21%) Load Testing
4 32 (37.21%) UML
4 32 (37.21%) Content Management
4 32 (37.21%) Scrum
4 32 (37.21%) Technical Architecture
5 23 (26.74%) ITIL
6 20 (23.26%) E-Commerce
6 20 (23.26%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.81%) Network Design
7 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.65%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.65%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (46.51%) PHP
2 32 (37.21%) Java
2 32 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.74%) Perl
4 19 (22.09%) Ruby
5 11 (12.79%) C++
6 7 (8.14%) Python
7 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (40.70%) Degree
2 29 (33.72%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (31.40%) CCNP
4 13 (15.12%) CCNA
5 7 (8.14%) CCIE
5 7 (8.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (6.98%) CCSP
7 4 (4.65%) CISSP
7 4 (4.65%) CCIP
7 4 (4.65%) CCSE
7 4 (4.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.65%) CCDE
8 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) VCAP
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CCSA
8 1 (1.16%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (37.21%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
3 21 (24.42%) VMware ESX
4 6 (6.98%) vSphere
5 4 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (3.49%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.16%) XenApp
7 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Nagios
1 5 (5.81%) Puppet
2 4 (4.65%) Opsview
2 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.65%) Cacti
2 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (96.51%) Cisco
2 54 (62.79%) EMC
3 33 (38.37%) HP
4 32 (37.21%) VMware
5 28 (32.56%) IBM
6 25 (29.07%) NetApp
7 22 (25.58%) CheckPoint
8 15 (17.44%) Juniper
9 9 (10.47%) Red Hat
10 8 (9.30%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.81%) Riverbed
11 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.81%) Symantec
12 4 (4.65%) Veritas
12 4 (4.65%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.33%) Sourcefire
13 2 (2.33%) Oracle
14 1 (1.16%) Citrix
14 1 (1.16%) Avaya
14 1 (1.16%) Dell
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