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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 127 132 122
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing F5 51 61 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.46% 1.66% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 3.27% 3.38% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 21
Average salary £70,000 £57,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +54.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £42,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +0.52%
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
1560 1805 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 44.70% 49.04% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1356 914
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Leeds

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 123 (99.19%) Cisco
2 96 (77.42%) CheckPoint
3 77 (62.10%) Load Balancing
4 68 (54.84%) HP
5 61 (49.19%) WAN
6 60 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (47.58%) ITIL
8 55 (44.35%) Firewall
9 46 (37.10%) LAN
10 42 (33.87%) Network Design
11 39 (31.45%) TOGAF
12 35 (28.23%) Huawei
12 35 (28.23%) HP ASE
13 34 (27.42%) Linux
14 33 (26.61%) Wireless
14 33 (26.61%) Wireless Security
15 32 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (24.19%) Blue Coat
17 29 (23.39%) VMware
18 28 (22.58%) NetApp
19 27 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (20.97%) E-Commerce
21 25 (20.16%) CCNP
21 25 (20.16%) Active Directory
22 24 (19.35%) IBM
22 24 (19.35%) NAS
23 23 (18.55%) Cisco Nexus
23 23 (18.55%) EMC
23 23 (18.55%) VMware ESX
24 22 (17.74%) Cisco ASA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.81%) IIS
2 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
1 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (49.19%) WAN
2 55 (44.35%) Firewall
3 46 (37.10%) LAN
4 33 (26.61%) Wireless
4 33 (26.61%) Wireless Security
5 24 (19.35%) NAS
6 23 (18.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (16.13%) VoIP
8 20 (16.13%) MPLS
9 16 (12.90%) VPN
9 16 (12.90%) Network Security
10 14 (11.29%) DNS
11 13 (10.48%) Unified Communications
11 13 (10.48%) FWSM
11 13 (10.48%) IP Telephony
12 7 (5.65%) Internet
12 7 (5.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (5.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 6 (4.84%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 11 (8.87%) Riak
2 11 (8.87%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (8.87%) MySQL
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.81%) OLTP
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.23%) Finance
3 3 (2.42%) Games
4 2 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 77 (62.10%) Architect
2 53 (42.74%) Network Architect
3 33 (26.61%) Network Design Architect
3 33 (26.61%) Cisco Architect
4 23 (18.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 18 (14.52%) Network Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) Consultant
6 12 (9.68%) Security Consultant
7 11 (8.87%) Network Consultant
7 11 (8.87%) Network Security Consultant
8 10 (8.06%) Security Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Analyst
11 3 (2.42%) Security Analyst
11 3 (2.42%) Network Specialist
11 3 (2.42%) Operations Engineer
12 2 (1.61%) NOC Engineer
12 2 (1.61%) Designer
12 2 (1.61%) Network Designer
12 2 (1.61%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) RESTful
2 1 (0.81%) REST
2 1 (0.81%) SOAP
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) XSD
2 1 (0.81%) WSDL
2 1 (0.81%) Middleware
2 1 (0.81%) Java EE
2 1 (0.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Video Conferencing
1 13 (10.48%) Public Cloud
1 13 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Statistics
4 1 (0.81%) CMDB
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.42%) Linux
2 21 (16.94%) Windows
3 16 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.61%) UNIX
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (62.10%) Load Balancing
2 59 (47.58%) ITIL
3 42 (33.87%) Network Design
4 39 (31.45%) TOGAF
5 26 (20.97%) E-Commerce
6 13 (10.48%) Network Architecture
7 7 (5.65%) Migration
8 5 (4.03%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.03%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (2.42%) Information Security
9 3 (2.42%) Network Management
10 2 (1.61%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.61%) SIEM
10 2 (1.61%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.61%) Service Management
10 2 (1.61%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.61%) BCP
11 1 (0.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.81%) Java
1 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (28.23%) HP ASE
3 32 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (20.16%) CCNP
5 21 (16.94%) CCNA
6 13 (10.48%) ISEB
7 8 (6.45%) CCSA
8 6 (4.84%) CCSE
9 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.61%) Degree
11 2 (1.61%) CCDA
12 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.81%) CCIP
12 1 (0.81%) MCSE
12 1 (0.81%) CCSP
12 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.81%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (20.16%) Active Directory
3 23 (18.55%) VMware ESX
4 11 (8.87%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (4.84%) ProxySG
6 5 (4.03%) vSphere
7 1 (0.81%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.42%) OpenView
3 2 (1.61%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.61%) Cacti
4 1 (0.81%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 123 (99.19%) Cisco
2 96 (77.42%) CheckPoint
3 68 (54.84%) HP
4 35 (28.23%) Huawei
5 30 (24.19%) Blue Coat
6 29 (23.39%) VMware
7 28 (22.58%) NetApp
8 24 (19.35%) IBM
9 23 (18.55%) EMC
10 20 (16.13%) Red Hat
11 18 (14.52%) Riverbed
12 17 (13.71%) Juniper
13 13 (10.48%) Oracle
14 12 (9.68%) Fortinet
15 11 (8.87%) Infoblox
15 11 (8.87%) ArcSight
16 8 (6.45%) Sourcefire
17 5 (4.03%) Brocade
17 5 (4.03%) SolarWinds
18 4 (3.23%) Splunk
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