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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 68 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.73% - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £51,250 - £35,000
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
302 201 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 44.35% 35.64% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 248 140 216
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 January 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 £52,500 -
Northumberland - 1 £50,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MPLS
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) CCSP
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) logstash
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Kibana
4 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) MPLS
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) PPP
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) L2TP
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Memcached
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCIP
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) logstash
1 1 (16.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat