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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 231 206 249
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +43
Permanent jobs citing F5 22 42 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.61% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 1.35% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 7
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £34,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
3298 3107 3522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.56% 45.17% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2793 2642 3102
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -14 12 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Cheshire -20 10 £23,000 -54.90% 2
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 36 (78.26%) Firewall
2 35 (76.09%) Juniper
3 26 (56.52%) Cisco
4 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
6 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
7 19 (41.30%) Network Security
8 16 (34.78%) Windows
9 14 (30.43%) Finance
10 13 (28.26%) Wireless
10 13 (28.26%) Network Design
10 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
10 13 (28.26%) ITIL
11 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (26.09%) Law
12 10 (21.74%) Data Analysis
12 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (21.74%) Splunk
13 9 (19.57%) Fortinet
14 7 (15.22%) FirePass
14 7 (15.22%) Junos
14 7 (15.22%) FortiGate
15 6 (13.04%) HTML
15 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
16 5 (10.87%) PHP
16 5 (10.87%) MySQL
16 5 (10.87%) CSS
16 5 (10.87%) Microsoft

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (10.87%) Drupal
1 5 (10.87%) WordPress
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 36 (78.26%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) Network Security
3 13 (28.26%) Wireless
3 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
4 7 (15.22%) FirePass
4 7 (15.22%) Junos
5 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 2 (4.35%) SSL
5 2 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) TACACS
6 1 (2.17%) DNS
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MySQL
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Architect
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
1 13 (28.26%) Security Analyst
1 13 (28.26%) Network Architect
1 13 (28.26%) Senior Network Architect
1 13 (28.26%) Senior Architect
2 12 (26.09%) Senior Security Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Security Advisor
4 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Security Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (10.87%) PHP Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Hardware Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
2 5 (10.87%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Open Source
2 1 (2.17%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Network Design
1 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (21.74%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.17%) Change Management
5 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) PHP
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) CISSP
5 1 (2.17%) CCIE
5 1 (2.17%) GCIA
5 1 (2.17%) GCIH
5 1 (2.17%) CCSE
5 1 (2.17%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Juniper
2 26 (56.52%) Cisco
3 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
4 10 (21.74%) Splunk
5 9 (19.57%) Fortinet
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.70%) Riverbed
7 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.52%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix
9 1 (2.17%) Avaya
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