The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
North West / Manchester
Rank 183 151 179
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +28
Permanent jobs citing F5 14 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 1.41% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Median salary £45,500 £40,375 £68,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.69% -41.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,100 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1515 1281 1635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.31% 40.22% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1061 1396
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

F5
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Manchester region.

F5 Salary Trend in Manchester

F5
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

F5 Salary Histogram in Manchester

F5
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford 0 1 £80,000 +92.77%
F5
North West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for F5.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (60.00%) Firewall
4 14 (56.00%) CCNP
4 14 (56.00%) LAN
4 14 (56.00%) WAN
4 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (52.00%) CCIE
5 13 (52.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (52.00%) Wireless
5 13 (52.00%) MPLS
6 12 (48.00%) Finance
6 12 (48.00%) DNS
7 11 (44.00%) BGP
7 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (40.00%) Network Security
8 10 (40.00%) OSPF
9 9 (36.00%) VMware
9 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
10 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (32.00%) Fortinet
10 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (32.00%) High Availability
10 8 (32.00%) DMVPN
10 8 (32.00%) Network Design
10 8 (32.00%) SNA
10 8 (32.00%) DHCP
11 7 (28.00%) Juniper
12 6 (24.00%) VPN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Mimecast
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) LAN
2 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (56.00%) WAN
3 13 (52.00%) MPLS
3 13 (52.00%) Wireless
4 12 (48.00%) DNS
5 11 (44.00%) BGP
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
6 10 (40.00%) Network Security
6 10 (40.00%) OSPF
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (32.00%) DHCP
7 8 (32.00%) DMVPN
7 8 (32.00%) SNA
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (24.00%) NetScaler
8 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
8 6 (24.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (16.00%) IT Technician
3 4 (16.00%) Senior IT Support
3 4 (16.00%) Senior IT Technician
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Support Technician
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Technician
3 4 (16.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) High Availability
1 8 (32.00%) Network Design
2 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) B2B
6 1 (4.00%) B2C
6 1 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (56.00%) CCNP
3 13 (52.00%) CCIE
4 5 (20.00%) CCSE
4 5 (20.00%) MCSE
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.00%) MCITP
5 4 (16.00%) MCTS
5 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 8 (32.00%) Fortinet
5 7 (28.00%) Juniper
6 6 (24.00%) Riverbed
7 4 (16.00%) Meraki
8 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
8 1 (4.00%) IronPort
8 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (4.00%) Polycom
8 1 (4.00%) Siemens
8 1 (4.00%) Stonesoft