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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 223 228 244
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing F5 20 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.46% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.04% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 12
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £19,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £70,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,750 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +4.16%
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
2529 2884 3096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.16% 43.84% 43.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2280 2465
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 10 £42,500 -37.03% 1
Merseyside +1 7 £43,000 -38.57%
Cheshire +32 3 £47,500 +123.52% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for F5.

1 31 (73.81%) Cisco
2 27 (64.29%) VMware
3 17 (40.48%) Firewall
3 17 (40.48%) ITIL
4 16 (38.10%) Windows
4 16 (38.10%) DNS
5 15 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (33.33%) DHCP
7 13 (30.95%) Linux
7 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
8 11 (26.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (26.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (26.19%) Network Security
9 10 (23.81%) BIG-IP
9 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
9 10 (23.81%) CheckPoint
9 10 (23.81%) Juniper
10 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (19.05%) Nagios
11 8 (19.05%) VPN
11 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 7 (16.67%) Law
12 7 (16.67%) Time Management
12 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 16 (38.10%) DNS
3 15 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (33.33%) DHCP
5 11 (26.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (26.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (26.19%) Network Security
6 10 (23.81%) BIG-IP
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (19.05%) VPN
8 6 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (14.29%) WAN
9 5 (11.90%) LAN
9 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
10 4 (9.52%) Unified Communications
10 4 (9.52%) VoIP
11 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (7.14%) MRTG
12 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.67%) Law
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Security Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Linux Support
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.76%) IT Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.38%) JSON
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) BYOD
1 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (2.38%) Life Science
1 1 (2.38%) Online Games
1 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.90%) CentOS
4 5 (11.90%) Debian
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (16.67%) Time Management
4 7 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.52%) Service Management
7 3 (7.14%) SIEM
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.76%) Analytics
8 2 (4.76%) DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.76%) ITSM
8 2 (4.76%) Open Source
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum
8 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Use Case
9 1 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 5 (11.90%) Perl
2 5 (11.90%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) PHP
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) CCNP
2 6 (14.29%) CCSE
3 4 (9.52%) CCSA
4 3 (7.14%) CCIE
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
5 2 (4.76%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) SANS
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) vSphere
3 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.52%) Varnish
5 3 (7.14%) ProxySG
5 3 (7.14%) Squid
6 1 (2.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Nagios
2 4 (9.52%) Munin
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
3 3 (7.14%) Zenoss
4 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) Cacti
5 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Cisco
2 27 (64.29%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) CheckPoint
3 10 (23.81%) Juniper
4 7 (16.67%) MobileIron
5 6 (14.29%) Citrix
6 5 (11.90%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.52%) HP
7 4 (9.52%) Riverbed
8 3 (7.14%) SaltStack
9 2 (4.76%) ArcSight
9 2 (4.76%) FireEye
9 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.38%) iManage
10 1 (2.38%) Radware
10 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.38%) Sophos
10 1 (2.38%) Splunk
10 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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