The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 231 223 242
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing F5 29 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.68% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 18
Average salary £50,000 £58,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.52% +54.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3333 3089 3732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.14% 45.48% 50.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2643 2617 3195
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

F5
Salary Trend in the North West

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

F5 Salary Trend in the North West

F5
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in the North West

F5
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Manchester +7 21 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cheshire -23 8 £25,000 -58.33%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 29 (72.50%) Juniper
2 26 (65.00%) Firewall
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco
4 19 (47.50%) CheckPoint
5 15 (37.50%) Windows
6 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
6 13 (32.50%) Wireless
6 13 (32.50%) Network Security
7 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (30.00%) Finance
7 12 (30.00%) Law
7 12 (30.00%) ITIL
8 10 (25.00%) Data Analysis
8 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (25.00%) Splunk
8 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (22.50%) Network Design
9 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
11 7 (17.50%) Riverbed
11 7 (17.50%) Internet
12 6 (15.00%) Nokia
12 6 (15.00%) CSS
12 6 (15.00%) HTML
12 6 (15.00%) WAN
12 6 (15.00%) CCNP
12 6 (15.00%) HP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (12.50%) Drupal
1 5 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 26 (65.00%) Firewall
2 13 (32.50%) Wireless
2 13 (32.50%) Network Security
2 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.50%) Internet
4 6 (15.00%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (10.00%) SDH
5 4 (10.00%) MPLS
5 4 (10.00%) DSL
5 4 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 4 (10.00%) Multicast
6 3 (7.50%) TACACS
6 3 (7.50%) SSL
6 3 (7.50%) VPN
7 2 (5.00%) DNS
7 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.50%) MRTG
8 1 (2.50%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
1 12 (30.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Architect
3 10 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 10 (25.00%) Security Advisor
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Architect
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Network Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Developer
6 5 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
1 6 (15.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) IPTV
3 2 (5.00%) SecurID
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
1 12 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 9 (22.50%) Network Design
4 5 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) Network Management
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.50%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.00%) CCNP
4 4 (10.00%) CCIP
4 4 (10.00%) CCIE
5 3 (7.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) CISSP
6 1 (2.50%) CCSA
6 1 (2.50%) GCIA
6 1 (2.50%) GCIH
6 1 (2.50%) CCSE
6 1 (2.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) OpenView
1 4 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Juniper
2 20 (50.00%) Cisco
3 19 (47.50%) CheckPoint
4 10 (25.00%) Splunk
5 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (17.50%) Riverbed
7 6 (15.00%) HP
7 6 (15.00%) Nokia
8 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.00%) Citrix
10 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.50%) Crossbeam
11 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
11 1 (2.50%) Avaya
11 1 (2.50%) CA
11 1 (2.50%) Nortel
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