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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 105 164 141
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -23
Permanent jobs citing F5 71 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.97% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% 0.93% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 47 11 5
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1634 1608 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 45.45% 42.52% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1307 1071
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Leeds

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 86 (98.85%) Cisco
2 64 (73.56%) CheckPoint
3 50 (57.47%) Firewall
4 49 (56.32%) Load Balancing
5 38 (43.68%) ITIL
6 35 (40.23%) HP
6 35 (40.23%) Blue Coat
7 31 (35.63%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (35.63%) WAN
8 25 (28.74%) Linux
9 24 (27.59%) VMware
9 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (26.44%) Network Security
10 23 (26.44%) TOGAF
11 21 (24.14%) LAN
12 19 (21.84%) VoIP
13 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
13 18 (20.69%) EMC
13 18 (20.69%) CCNP
14 17 (19.54%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (19.54%) E-Commerce
15 16 (18.39%) Juniper
15 16 (18.39%) Riverbed
15 16 (18.39%) RESTful
16 15 (17.24%) Network Design
17 14 (16.09%) CCNA
17 14 (16.09%) Windows
17 14 (16.09%) ArcSight
17 14 (16.09%) FWSM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.45%) Apache
2 3 (3.45%) Node.js
3 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.30%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 50 (57.47%) Firewall
2 31 (35.63%) WAN
3 24 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (26.44%) Network Security
5 21 (24.14%) LAN
6 19 (21.84%) VoIP
7 14 (16.09%) FWSM
8 13 (14.94%) DNS
8 13 (14.94%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (14.94%) NAS
9 11 (12.64%) Wireless
9 11 (12.64%) Wireless Security
10 10 (11.49%) MPLS
11 9 (10.34%) Internet
12 7 (8.05%) DHCP
13 6 (6.90%) VPN
13 6 (6.90%) BGP
13 6 (6.90%) IP Telephony
13 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications
13 6 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) MySQL
2 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.60%) Riak
3 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.45%) Redis
3 3 (3.45%) Informix
3 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (5.75%) JIRA
2 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 6 (6.90%) Games
2 2 (2.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (47.13%) Architect
2 29 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 16 (18.39%) Consultant
4 15 (17.24%) Security Consultant
5 14 (16.09%) Network Consultant
5 14 (16.09%) Network Security Consultant
6 11 (12.64%) Cisco Architect
6 11 (12.64%) Network Design Architect
7 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (9.20%) Network Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) Security Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Operations Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Senior Operations Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Network Specialist
12 3 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Senior Storage Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Analyst
12 3 (3.45%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) RESTful
2 5 (5.75%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (5.75%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.30%) J2EE
3 2 (2.30%) Web Services
3 2 (2.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.45%) IBM XIV
6 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.30%) Symmetrix
6 2 (2.30%) RIA
7 1 (1.15%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Linux
2 14 (16.09%) Windows
3 10 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Solaris
5 2 (2.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) Load Balancing
2 38 (43.68%) ITIL
3 23 (26.44%) TOGAF
4 17 (19.54%) E-Commerce
5 15 (17.24%) Network Design
6 11 (12.64%) Network Architecture
7 9 (10.34%) Migration
8 5 (5.75%) Information Security
8 5 (5.75%) Project Management
9 3 (3.45%) Change Management
9 3 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.45%) Build Automation
9 3 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.30%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.30%) High Availability
10 2 (2.30%) SIEM
10 2 (2.30%) Load Testing
10 2 (2.30%) Content Management
10 2 (2.30%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) Perl
1 3 (3.45%) PHP
1 3 (3.45%) SQL
1 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
1 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.30%) Java
2 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (20.69%) CCNP
3 17 (19.54%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (16.09%) CCNA
5 13 (14.94%) HP ASE
6 6 (6.90%) ISEB
6 6 (6.90%) CCSP
6 6 (6.90%) Degree
7 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.45%) CCIE
8 3 (3.45%) CCIP
8 3 (3.45%) CISSP
8 3 (3.45%) CCDA
9 2 (2.30%) CCSA
10 1 (1.15%) HP AIS
10 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 12 (13.79%) ProxySG
4 10 (11.49%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.60%) vSphere
6 3 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.75%) Cacti
3 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.45%) Salt
4 3 (3.45%) Opsview
4 3 (3.45%) Graphite
4 3 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.45%) Nagios
5 2 (2.30%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.15%) OpenView
Vendors
1 86 (98.85%) Cisco
2 64 (73.56%) CheckPoint
3 35 (40.23%) HP
3 35 (40.23%) Blue Coat
4 24 (27.59%) VMware
5 18 (20.69%) EMC
6 16 (18.39%) Juniper
6 16 (18.39%) Riverbed
7 14 (16.09%) ArcSight
8 13 (14.94%) Huawei
8 13 (14.94%) IBM
9 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.64%) NetApp
10 11 (12.64%) Sourcefire
11 10 (11.49%) Red Hat
12 9 (10.34%) Fortinet
13 7 (8.05%) Symantec
14 6 (6.90%) Citrix
15 5 (5.75%) Splunk
16 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds
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