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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 128 136 150
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing F5 58 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.51% 0.72% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.89% 1.53% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 8
Average salary £56,500 £35,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.04% -20.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
2005 1244 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 52.34% 46.91% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 997 1080
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 £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 September 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Leeds

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 112 (98.25%) Cisco
2 79 (69.30%) EMC
3 67 (58.77%) VMware
3 67 (58.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (56.14%) HP
5 61 (53.51%) Load Balancing
6 55 (48.25%) IBM
7 53 (46.49%) Linux
8 52 (45.61%) NetApp
8 52 (45.61%) NAS
9 51 (44.74%) Apache
10 48 (42.11%) PHP
10 48 (42.11%) ITIL
10 48 (42.11%) Active Directory
10 48 (42.11%) Internet
10 48 (42.11%) Project Management
11 46 (40.35%) MySQL
12 45 (39.47%) VMware ESX
13 44 (38.60%) E-Commerce
13 44 (38.60%) TOGAF
14 38 (33.33%) Tomcat
14 38 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
15 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (30.70%) Degree
16 34 (29.82%) Clustering
17 33 (28.95%) Web Services
17 33 (28.95%) HTTP
17 33 (28.95%) CCNP
17 33 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
17 33 (28.95%) High Availability

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 51 (44.74%) Apache
2 38 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 31 (27.19%) WebLogic Portal
3 31 (27.19%) WebSphere
3 31 (27.19%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS Project
3 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (45.61%) NAS
2 48 (42.11%) Internet
3 33 (28.95%) HTTP
4 31 (27.19%) AMQP
5 24 (21.05%) Firewall
6 12 (10.53%) WAN
7 11 (9.65%) SAN
7 11 (9.65%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (7.02%) MPLS
8 8 (7.02%) OSPF
8 8 (7.02%) BGP
8 8 (7.02%) DHCP
9 7 (6.14%) LAN
9 7 (6.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (5.26%) VPN
10 6 (5.26%) SSH
11 5 (4.39%) Network Security
12 4 (3.51%) Telnet
12 4 (3.51%) DNS
12 4 (3.51%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (40.35%) MySQL
2 9 (7.89%) Informix
3 7 (6.14%) RDBMS
3 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Subversion
1 7 (6.14%) JIRA
1 7 (6.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.14%) Hudson
1 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (6.14%) Games
2 4 (3.51%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (66.67%) Architect
2 45 (39.47%) Infrastructure Architect
3 31 (27.19%) Developer
3 31 (27.19%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (14.04%) Lead Developer
5 15 (13.16%) Senior Developer
5 15 (13.16%) Infrastructure Manager
5 15 (13.16%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 15 (13.16%) Senior Architect
6 10 (8.77%) Network Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Engineering Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
9 4 (3.51%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Network Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) Consultant
11 2 (1.75%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 33 (28.95%) Web Services
3 32 (28.07%) LAMP
4 31 (27.19%) ActiveMQ
4 31 (27.19%) XML
4 31 (27.19%) J2EE
5 7 (6.14%) Middleware
6 2 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (29.82%) Clustering
2 32 (28.07%) Open Source
3 31 (27.19%) RIA
3 31 (27.19%) Symmetrix
4 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (8.77%) IBM XIV
5 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.63%) Wiki
6 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 53 (46.49%) Linux
2 31 (27.19%) Solaris
3 15 (13.16%) Windows
4 12 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.63%) CentOS
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.75%) Debian
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.51%) Load Balancing
2 48 (42.11%) ITIL
2 48 (42.11%) Project Management
3 44 (38.60%) E-Commerce
3 44 (38.60%) TOGAF
4 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (28.95%) High Availability
6 32 (28.07%) Technical Architecture
6 32 (28.07%) Network Load Balancing
7 31 (27.19%) Content Management
7 31 (27.19%) Scrum
7 31 (27.19%) UML
7 31 (27.19%) Test Planning
7 31 (27.19%) Load Testing
8 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.14%) Performance Management
10 7 (6.14%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.11%) PHP
2 31 (27.19%) Java
2 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.81%) Perl
4 19 (16.67%) Ruby
5 11 (9.65%) C++
6 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.14%) Python
6 7 (6.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (30.70%) Degree
2 33 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (28.95%) CCNP
3 15 (13.16%) CCNA
3 15 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (8.77%) CCIE
5 9 (7.89%) CCSP
6 7 (6.14%) CISSP
6 7 (6.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.14%) CCDE
7 4 (3.51%) CCSE
7 4 (3.51%) CCIP
8 2 (1.75%) MCP
8 2 (1.75%) MCSE
8 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.88%) CCSA
9 1 (0.88%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (27.19%) QA
2 5 (4.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (58.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 45 (39.47%) VMware ESX
4 10 (8.77%) vSphere
5 7 (6.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (3.51%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.75%) XenServer
7 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.88%) XenApp
8 1 (0.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) Puppet
2 8 (7.02%) Nagios
3 7 (6.14%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.14%) Cacti
3 7 (6.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (6.14%) Opsview
4 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 112 (98.25%) Cisco
2 79 (69.30%) EMC
3 67 (58.77%) VMware
4 64 (56.14%) HP
5 55 (48.25%) IBM
6 52 (45.61%) NetApp
7 19 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 15 (13.16%) Juniper
8 15 (13.16%) Red Hat
9 11 (9.65%) SolarWinds
10 9 (7.89%) Riverbed
10 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
10 9 (7.89%) Symantec
11 7 (6.14%) Veritas
12 4 (3.51%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.63%) Dell
13 3 (2.63%) Citrix
14 2 (1.75%) Oracle
14 2 (1.75%) Sourcefire
14 2 (1.75%) Brocade
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