The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 33 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing F5 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.33% 0.50% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 0.99% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
South East

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

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
143 202 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 47.51% 50.00% 59.21%
Number of salaries quoted 99 181 197
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

F5
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

F5 Salary Trend in Middlesex

F5
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft