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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 161 177 166
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing F5 29 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 0.94% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 10
Average salary £68,750 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £49,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
North West

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
1672 1815 1718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.57% 44.05% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1418 1439
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Manchester

F5
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £34,500 -
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
F5
North West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (78.13%) WAN
2 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (71.88%) LAN
4 22 (68.75%) CheckPoint
5 20 (62.50%) Wireless
6 18 (56.25%) Juniper
7 14 (43.75%) MPLS
7 14 (43.75%) Firewall
8 13 (40.63%) HP
9 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing
10 11 (34.38%) Network Design
10 11 (34.38%) ITIL
11 10 (31.25%) Blue Coat
11 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
11 10 (31.25%) Huawei
11 10 (31.25%) HP ASE
11 10 (31.25%) Wireless Security
12 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
12 9 (28.13%) Finance
12 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
12 9 (28.13%) VPN
13 8 (25.00%) VoIP
13 8 (25.00%) CCNP
13 8 (25.00%) Websense
13 8 (25.00%) ISA Server
13 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (18.75%) CCNA
15 5 (15.63%) CCSP
15 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) WAN
2 23 (71.88%) LAN
3 20 (62.50%) Wireless
4 14 (43.75%) Firewall
4 14 (43.75%) MPLS
5 10 (31.25%) Wireless Security
6 9 (28.13%) VPN
7 8 (25.00%) VoIP
7 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (12.50%) Network Security
9 2 (6.25%) Multicast
9 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.25%) SDH
9 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.25%) Internet
9 2 (6.25%) DSL
9 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
10 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
10 1 (3.13%) OSPF
10 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Architect
1 15 (46.88%) Network Architect
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Network Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco Architect
3 10 (31.25%) Network Design Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) IPTV
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) CentOS
1 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 11 (34.38%) Network Design
2 11 (34.38%) ITIL
3 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) HP ASE
3 8 (25.00%) CCNP
4 6 (18.75%) CCNA
5 5 (15.63%) CCSP
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) CCSA
6 2 (6.25%) CCSE
6 2 (6.25%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.13%) RHCE
7 1 (3.13%) NCDA
7 1 (3.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.25%) ProxySG
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) iptables
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) OpenView
1 2 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 18 (56.25%) Juniper
4 13 (40.63%) HP
5 10 (31.25%) Blue Coat
5 10 (31.25%) Huawei
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) Websense
8 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.25%) Nokia
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.13%) Sophos
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
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