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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 160 163 132
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -31
Permanent jobs citing F5 20 11 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.58% 0.34% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 0.70% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 25
Average salary £55,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1598 1570 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 46.73% 48.58% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1196 1122
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 19 December 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Leeds

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 77 (97.47%) Cisco
2 66 (83.54%) VMware
2 66 (83.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (77.22%) HP
4 52 (65.82%) Load Balancing
5 50 (63.29%) EMC
6 48 (60.76%) IBM
7 45 (56.96%) NAS
8 44 (55.70%) Active Directory
9 42 (53.16%) NetApp
10 40 (50.63%) ITIL
11 37 (46.84%) E-Commerce
11 37 (46.84%) TOGAF
11 37 (46.84%) Linux
11 37 (46.84%) VMware ESX
12 26 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (32.91%) CCNP
13 24 (30.38%) Project Management
13 24 (30.38%) Apache
14 23 (29.11%) Internet
15 22 (27.85%) PHP
16 21 (26.58%) MySQL
17 20 (25.32%) Firewall
18 18 (22.78%) Windows
19 17 (21.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 15 (18.99%) CCNA
20 15 (18.99%) Red Hat
21 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
21 13 (16.46%) RabbitMQ
22 12 (15.19%) Degree

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (30.38%) Apache
2 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.59%) WebLogic Portal
3 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.59%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.06%) IIS
5 3 (3.80%) Node.js
6 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (56.96%) NAS
2 23 (29.11%) Internet
3 20 (25.32%) Firewall
4 11 (13.92%) SAN
5 9 (11.39%) WAN
5 9 (11.39%) DHCP
6 8 (10.13%) HTTP
6 8 (10.13%) DNS
6 8 (10.13%) MPLS
6 8 (10.13%) OSPF
6 8 (10.13%) BGP
7 6 (7.59%) AMQP
8 5 (6.33%) Network Security
8 5 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.06%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (5.06%) LAN
9 4 (5.06%) VoIP
9 4 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.80%) FWSM
10 3 (3.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) MySQL
2 10 (12.66%) Informix
3 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.80%) Redis
4 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Subversion
1 7 (8.86%) JIRA
1 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.06%) Hudson
General
1 7 (8.86%) Games
2 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Architect
2 37 (46.84%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (16.46%) Infrastructure Manager
4 10 (12.66%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Network Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Network Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Engineering Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Developer
8 4 (5.06%) LAMP Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Development Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Product Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (11.39%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (8.86%) Web Services
4 6 (7.59%) XML
4 6 (7.59%) J2EE
5 5 (6.33%) LAMP
6 4 (5.06%) Middleware
7 2 (2.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Clustering
1 11 (13.92%) Enterprise Storage
1 11 (13.92%) IBM XIV
2 6 (7.59%) Symmetrix
2 6 (7.59%) RIA
3 5 (6.33%) Open Source
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Wiki
5 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.84%) Linux
2 18 (22.78%) Windows
3 11 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.86%) Solaris
5 3 (3.80%) CentOS
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) Debian
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.82%) Load Balancing
2 40 (50.63%) ITIL
3 37 (46.84%) E-Commerce
3 37 (46.84%) TOGAF
4 24 (30.38%) Project Management
5 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.13%) High Availability
8 8 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.86%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (7.59%) Scrum
10 6 (7.59%) Content Management
10 6 (7.59%) UML
10 6 (7.59%) Change Management
10 6 (7.59%) Load Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (5.06%) Performance Management
12 4 (5.06%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) PHP
2 11 (13.92%) Perl
3 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.59%) Java
4 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.33%) SQL
6 4 (5.06%) Ruby
6 4 (5.06%) C++
7 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (32.91%) CCNP
1 26 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (21.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (18.99%) CCNA
4 12 (15.19%) Degree
5 10 (12.66%) CCSP
6 7 (8.86%) CCIE
6 7 (8.86%) CISSP
6 7 (8.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.06%) CCIP
7 4 (5.06%) CCDE
8 3 (3.80%) CCDA
9 2 (2.53%) MCP
9 2 (2.53%) MCSE
9 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.27%) CCSA
10 1 (1.27%) CCSE
10 1 (1.27%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.27%) VCAP
10 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (83.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (55.70%) Active Directory
3 37 (46.84%) VMware ESX
4 10 (12.66%) vSphere
5 7 (8.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (6.33%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.53%) XenServer
7 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.27%) XenApp
8 1 (1.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Nagios
2 7 (8.86%) Opsview
2 7 (8.86%) Graphite
2 7 (8.86%) NetBackup
2 7 (8.86%) Cacti
2 7 (8.86%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (6.33%) Puppet
3 5 (6.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.80%) Salt
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (97.47%) Cisco
2 66 (83.54%) VMware
3 61 (77.22%) HP
4 50 (63.29%) EMC
5 48 (60.76%) IBM
6 42 (53.16%) NetApp
7 15 (18.99%) Red Hat
8 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
9 11 (13.92%) Symantec
10 10 (12.66%) CheckPoint
11 8 (10.13%) SolarWinds
12 7 (8.86%) Veritas
12 7 (8.86%) Citrix
12 7 (8.86%) Juniper
13 5 (6.33%) Blue Coat
13 5 (6.33%) Riverbed
14 3 (3.80%) Oracle
14 3 (3.80%) Dell
15 2 (2.53%) Brocade
16 1 (1.27%) Fortinet