The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 119 136 139
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing F5 63 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.69% 0.72% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 1.53% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 8
Average salary £57,750 £37,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.00% -17.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £40,950
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
F5
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1904 1244 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 51.11% 46.84% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 978 1024
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £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
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 20 August 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Leeds

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 94 (96.91%) Cisco
2 64 (65.98%) EMC
3 46 (47.42%) Linux
4 45 (46.39%) Apache
4 45 (46.39%) VMware
4 45 (46.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (45.36%) HP
6 43 (44.33%) PHP
6 43 (44.33%) Project Management
6 43 (44.33%) Internet
6 43 (44.33%) Load Balancing
7 41 (42.27%) MySQL
8 37 (38.14%) IBM
9 36 (37.11%) Tomcat
9 36 (37.11%) RabbitMQ
10 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (36.08%) Degree
10 35 (36.08%) NetApp
11 34 (35.05%) HTTP
11 34 (35.05%) Clustering
11 34 (35.05%) NAS
11 34 (35.05%) High Availability
12 33 (34.02%) Open Source
12 33 (34.02%) Network Load Balancing
12 33 (34.02%) Technical Architecture
12 33 (34.02%) LAMP
12 33 (34.02%) Active Directory
12 33 (34.02%) Web Services
12 33 (34.02%) ITIL
13 32 (32.99%) XML

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 45 (46.39%) Apache
2 36 (37.11%) Tomcat
3 32 (32.99%) WebLogic Portal
3 32 (32.99%) WebSphere
3 32 (32.99%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.09%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
3 3 (3.09%) MS Project
3 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (44.33%) Internet
2 34 (35.05%) HTTP
2 34 (35.05%) NAS
3 32 (32.99%) AMQP
4 23 (23.71%) Firewall
5 12 (12.37%) WAN
6 11 (11.34%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (8.25%) MPLS
7 8 (8.25%) OSPF
7 8 (8.25%) BGP
8 7 (7.22%) SAN
8 7 (7.22%) DHCP
8 7 (7.22%) LAN
9 6 (6.19%) VPN
9 6 (6.19%) SSH
10 5 (5.15%) Network Security
11 4 (4.12%) Telnet
11 4 (4.12%) PuTTY
11 4 (4.12%) SecureCRT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (42.27%) MySQL
2 6 (6.19%) Informix
3 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Subversion
1 4 (4.12%) JIRA
1 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.12%) Hudson
1 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.12%) Advertising
1 4 (4.12%) Games
2 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (63.92%) Architect
2 32 (32.99%) Developer
2 32 (32.99%) Solutions Architect
3 30 (30.93%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (17.53%) Lead Developer
5 15 (15.46%) Senior Developer
5 15 (15.46%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 15 (15.46%) Senior Architect
6 13 (13.40%) Network Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (7.22%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Engineering Manager
10 4 (4.12%) LAMP Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
11 3 (3.09%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Network Consultant
11 3 (3.09%) Consultant
12 2 (2.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.11%) RabbitMQ
2 33 (34.02%) LAMP
2 33 (34.02%) Web Services
3 32 (32.99%) XML
3 32 (32.99%) J2EE
3 32 (32.99%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (4.12%) Middleware
5 2 (2.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.05%) Clustering
2 33 (34.02%) Open Source
3 32 (32.99%) RIA
3 32 (32.99%) Symmetrix
4 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (7.22%) IBM XIV
5 3 (3.09%) Wiki
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) Replication
7 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.42%) Linux
2 32 (32.99%) Solaris
3 10 (10.31%) Windows
4 8 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.09%) CentOS
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.06%) Debian
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.33%) Project Management
1 43 (44.33%) Load Balancing
2 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.05%) High Availability
4 33 (34.02%) Technical Architecture
4 33 (34.02%) Network Load Balancing
4 33 (34.02%) ITIL
5 32 (32.99%) UML
5 32 (32.99%) Content Management
5 32 (32.99%) Scrum
5 32 (32.99%) Load Testing
6 30 (30.93%) E-Commerce
7 29 (29.90%) TOGAF
8 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.12%) Performance Management
10 4 (4.12%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.12%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.33%) PHP
2 32 (32.99%) Java
2 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.71%) Perl
4 19 (19.59%) Ruby
5 11 (11.34%) C++
6 7 (7.22%) Python
7 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (36.08%) Degree
2 30 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (28.87%) CCNP
4 15 (15.46%) CCNA
5 9 (9.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (7.22%) CCIE
7 6 (6.19%) CCSP
8 4 (4.12%) CISSP
8 4 (4.12%) CCIP
8 4 (4.12%) CCSE
8 4 (4.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.12%) CCDE
9 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.06%) MCP
9 2 (2.06%) MCSE
10 1 (1.03%) CCSA
10 1 (1.03%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (32.99%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (46.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (34.02%) Active Directory
3 30 (30.93%) VMware ESX
4 7 (7.22%) vSphere
5 4 (4.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (3.09%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.06%) XenServer
8 1 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Nagios
1 5 (5.15%) Puppet
2 4 (4.12%) Opsview
2 4 (4.12%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.12%) Cacti
2 4 (4.12%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 94 (96.91%) Cisco
2 64 (65.98%) EMC
3 45 (46.39%) VMware
4 44 (45.36%) HP
5 37 (38.14%) IBM
6 35 (36.08%) NetApp
7 22 (22.68%) CheckPoint
8 15 (15.46%) Juniper
9 11 (11.34%) Red Hat
10 8 (8.25%) SolarWinds
11 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
12 5 (5.15%) Symantec
12 5 (5.15%) Riverbed
13 4 (4.12%) Veritas
13 4 (4.12%) Blue Coat
14 3 (3.09%) Dell
15 2 (2.06%) Oracle
15 2 (2.06%) Citrix
15 2 (2.06%) Sourcefire
15 2 (2.06%) Brocade
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