The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 125 127 144
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing F5 60 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.66% 1.02% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 3.38% 2.15% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 2
Average salary £57,500 £38,750 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.38% -25.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £47,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £56,350
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -2.56%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1775 1212 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 49.17% 47.72% 48.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 929 916
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £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
West Yorkshire

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 22 July 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Leeds

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (96.25%) Cisco
2 50 (62.50%) EMC
3 39 (48.75%) Linux
3 39 (48.75%) Project Management
4 38 (47.50%) Apache
4 38 (47.50%) Internet
5 37 (46.25%) PHP
5 37 (46.25%) MySQL
6 36 (45.00%) Tomcat
6 36 (45.00%) RabbitMQ
7 34 (42.50%) Clustering
8 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (41.25%) LAMP
8 33 (41.25%) Web Services
8 33 (41.25%) Open Source
8 33 (41.25%) Degree
9 32 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
9 32 (40.00%) QA
9 32 (40.00%) WebSphere
9 32 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
9 32 (40.00%) RIA
9 32 (40.00%) Load Testing
9 32 (40.00%) AMQP
9 32 (40.00%) High Availability
9 32 (40.00%) XML
9 32 (40.00%) Solaris
9 32 (40.00%) WebLogic
9 32 (40.00%) J2EE
9 32 (40.00%) Java
9 32 (40.00%) JavaScript

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 38 (47.50%) Apache
2 36 (45.00%) Tomcat
3 32 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 32 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 32 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Office
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (47.50%) Internet
2 32 (40.00%) AMQP
2 32 (40.00%) HTTP
3 22 (27.50%) Firewall
3 22 (27.50%) NAS
4 10 (12.50%) WAN
4 10 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (11.25%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (8.75%) MPLS
6 7 (8.75%) OSPF
6 7 (8.75%) BGP
7 6 (7.50%) VPN
7 6 (7.50%) LAN
8 5 (6.25%) SAN
8 5 (6.25%) Network Security
9 4 (5.00%) PuTTY
9 4 (5.00%) SecureCRT
9 4 (5.00%) Telnet
9 4 (5.00%) DHCP
9 4 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (46.25%) MySQL
2 5 (6.25%) Informix
3 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) JIRA
1 4 (5.00%) Hudson
1 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.00%) Advertising
1 4 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (63.75%) Architect
2 32 (40.00%) Developer
2 32 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (22.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (21.25%) Lead Developer
5 15 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 15 (18.75%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 15 (18.75%) Senior Architect
6 14 (17.50%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
8 4 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Engineering Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Network Support
9 3 (3.75%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Consultant
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (45.00%) RabbitMQ
2 33 (41.25%) LAMP
2 33 (41.25%) Web Services
3 32 (40.00%) XML
3 32 (40.00%) J2EE
3 32 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (42.50%) Clustering
2 33 (41.25%) Open Source
3 32 (40.00%) RIA
3 32 (40.00%) Symmetrix
4 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (6.25%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.25%) IVR
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.25%) Wiki
5 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.75%) Linux
2 32 (40.00%) Solaris
3 7 (8.75%) Windows
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.75%) Project Management
2 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 32 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 32 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 32 (40.00%) High Availability
3 32 (40.00%) UML
3 32 (40.00%) Scrum
3 32 (40.00%) Content Management
4 28 (35.00%) Load Balancing
5 19 (23.75%) ITIL
6 17 (21.25%) TOGAF
6 17 (21.25%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.25%) Network Design
7 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.00%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.75%) Change Management
10 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) PHP
2 32 (40.00%) Java
2 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (28.75%) Perl
4 19 (23.75%) Ruby
5 11 (13.75%) C++
6 7 (8.75%) Python
7 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (41.25%) Degree
2 26 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (30.00%) CCNP
4 11 (13.75%) CCNA
5 7 (8.75%) CCIE
6 6 (7.50%) CCSP
7 5 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.00%) CCDE
8 4 (5.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.00%) CISSP
8 4 (5.00%) CCIP
8 4 (5.00%) CCSE
9 1 (1.25%) CCSA
9 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (40.00%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.50%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.25%) vSphere
4 4 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (3.75%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Nagios
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
2 4 (5.00%) Opsview
2 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (5.00%) Cacti
2 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (96.25%) Cisco
2 50 (62.50%) EMC
3 29 (36.25%) HP
4 26 (32.50%) VMware
5 23 (28.75%) IBM
5 23 (28.75%) CheckPoint
6 21 (26.25%) NetApp
7 13 (16.25%) Juniper
8 8 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.25%) Symantec
10 5 (6.25%) Riverbed
11 4 (5.00%) Veritas
11 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.00%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.50%) Sourcefire
13 1 (1.25%) Oracle
13 1 (1.25%) Avaya
13 1 (1.25%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.25%) Huawei
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