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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 168 181 171
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing F5 4 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.21% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.47% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 10
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +55.00%
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
1427 1691 1867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.45% 44.31% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1371 1571
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,581 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Juniper
3 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (50.00%) Wireless
6 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) CCIE
7 5 (35.71%) Validation
7 5 (35.71%) Riverbed
8 4 (28.57%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) CCNP
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
9 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 3 (21.43%) CCDP
9 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (21.43%) CCSE
9 3 (21.43%) Network Design
9 3 (21.43%) JNCIS
9 3 (21.43%) JNCIP
9 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
9 3 (21.43%) Time Management
9 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
9 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Application Performance Management
10 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (14.29%) Multicast

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (14.29%) Multicast
6 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 2 (14.29%) SDH
6 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) DSL
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (7.14%) Network Security
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
General
1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Sales Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Network Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Network Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Application Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Network Management
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCIE
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 3 (21.43%) CCDP
4 3 (21.43%) CCSE
4 3 (21.43%) JNCIS
4 3 (21.43%) JNCIP
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView
1 2 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) Riverbed
4 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 2 (14.29%) Nokia
5 2 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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