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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 213 230 207
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Permanent jobs citing F5 31 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 0.66% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 36
Average salary £40,375 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.59% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2364 3039 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.50% 43.98% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1964 2598 2449
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
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 5 February 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
(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 +31 20 £40,375 -40.62% 2
Merseyside - 7 £36,500 -
Cheshire +6 3 £45,000 +12.50%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (93.88%) Cisco
2 36 (73.47%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (67.35%) CheckPoint
4 28 (57.14%) Firewall
5 26 (53.06%) LAN
6 25 (51.02%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (46.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 23 (46.94%) Load Balancing
8 21 (42.86%) Wireless
9 17 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (32.65%) WAN
10 16 (32.65%) CCIE
10 16 (32.65%) CCNP
11 15 (30.61%) ITIL
12 14 (28.57%) OSPF
13 13 (26.53%) CCSE
13 13 (26.53%) Cisco PIX
14 12 (24.49%) MPLS
14 12 (24.49%) HP
15 11 (22.45%) VPN
15 11 (22.45%) Network Design
15 11 (22.45%) SolarWinds
15 11 (22.45%) Network Management
16 10 (20.41%) Linux
16 10 (20.41%) CCNA
17 9 (18.37%) Juniper
17 9 (18.37%) BGP
17 9 (18.37%) Windows
17 9 (18.37%) Network Security
18 8 (16.33%) BIG-IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (6.12%) Apache
1 3 (6.12%) nginx
1 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (57.14%) Firewall
2 26 (53.06%) LAN
3 25 (51.02%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (46.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 21 (42.86%) Wireless
6 17 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (32.65%) WAN
8 14 (28.57%) OSPF
9 13 (26.53%) Cisco PIX
10 12 (24.49%) MPLS
11 11 (22.45%) VPN
12 9 (18.37%) BGP
12 9 (18.37%) Network Security
13 8 (16.33%) BIG-IP
14 7 (14.29%) VLAN
15 6 (12.24%) DNS
15 6 (12.24%) IPsec
15 6 (12.24%) tcpdump
15 6 (12.24%) Wireless Security
15 6 (12.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.08%) Toad
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Network Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Security Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco Network Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Network Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Network Design Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) IT Administrator
4 3 (6.12%) IT Support
4 3 (6.12%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Linux Support
4 3 (6.12%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.12%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.12%) CentOS
4 3 (6.12%) Debian
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Load Balancing
2 15 (30.61%) ITIL
3 11 (22.45%) Network Design
3 11 (22.45%) Network Management
4 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.29%) Presales
5 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.12%) High Availability
8 2 (4.08%) Defect Management
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps
8 2 (4.08%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.08%) Open Source
8 2 (4.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.08%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (4.08%) System Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
1 3 (6.12%) Perl
1 3 (6.12%) PHP
1 3 (6.12%) Python
1 3 (6.12%) Ruby
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) C
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (73.47%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (32.65%) CCIE
2 16 (32.65%) CCNP
3 13 (26.53%) CCSE
4 10 (20.41%) CCNA
5 6 (12.24%) HP ASE
5 6 (12.24%) HPE ATP
5 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (10.20%) CCSA
6 5 (10.20%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (10.20%) Degree
6 5 (10.20%) HND
7 4 (8.16%) CCSP
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.04%) MCSE
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) ISA Server
3 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) Squid
3 3 (6.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Munin
1 3 (6.12%) Nagios
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
1 3 (6.12%) Zenoss
2 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 46 (93.88%) Cisco
2 33 (67.35%) CheckPoint
3 12 (24.49%) HP
4 11 (22.45%) SolarWinds
5 9 (18.37%) Juniper
6 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.24%) Huawei
7 6 (12.24%) VMware
8 5 (10.20%) Brocade
8 5 (10.20%) NetScout
9 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.16%) Websense
10 3 (6.12%) Citrix
10 3 (6.12%) SaltStack
11 2 (4.08%) Oracle
11 2 (4.08%) Siebel
12 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
12 1 (2.04%) Computacenter
12 1 (2.04%) EMC
12 1 (2.04%) McAfee
Manchester, Lancashire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 25 days ago