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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 39 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing F5 5 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.42% 1.45% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 2.69% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 7
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.67%
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
203 186 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 57.83% 53.91% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 169 124 113
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Middlesex

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Fortinet
3 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) CCNP
5 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
6 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (28.57%) LogRhythm
7 3 (21.43%) FWSM
7 3 (21.43%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) OSPF
8 2 (14.29%) VPN
8 2 (14.29%) Perl
8 2 (14.29%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) Juniper
8 2 (14.29%) IPv4
8 2 (14.29%) CCSP
8 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
8 2 (14.29%) Junos
8 2 (14.29%) Brocade
8 2 (14.29%) Data Centre

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (21.43%) FWSM
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) IPv4
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) Junos
6 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (7.14%) HSRP
7 1 (7.14%) Ethereal
7 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
7 1 (7.14%) IPsec
7 1 (7.14%) BGP
7 1 (7.14%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Support
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Support
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCSP
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 3 (21.43%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (7.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 9 (64.29%) Fortinet
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) LogRhythm
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 2 (14.29%) Brocade
6 1 (7.14%) CA
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft