The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 72 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.41% - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
294 377 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 40.66% 48.09% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 223 316 246
Average salary £34,500 £32,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% -19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

F5
Salary Trend in the North East

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

F5 Salary Trend in the North East

F5
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Tyne and Wear - 3 £50,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) MPLS
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (55.56%) CCSP
3 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (55.56%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) VoIP
4 4 (44.44%) PPP
4 4 (44.44%) L2TP
4 4 (44.44%) CCDP
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
5 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (33.33%) X.21
5 3 (33.33%) DSL
5 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (33.33%) Network Design
5 3 (33.33%) JNCIS
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) SNMP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) MPLS
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (55.56%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) VoIP
4 4 (44.44%) PPP
4 4 (44.44%) L2TP
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
5 3 (33.33%) X.21
5 3 (33.33%) DSL
5 3 (33.33%) SNMP
5 3 (33.33%) ATM
5 3 (33.33%) Broadband
5 3 (33.33%) ISDN
5 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Memcached
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCSP
3 4 (44.44%) CCDP
4 3 (33.33%) JNCIS
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
5 1 (11.11%) CCIP
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) logstash
1 1 (11.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat