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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 43 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.91% 0.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
171 194 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 51.82% 57.57% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 108 176 138
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft