The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 230 221 228
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing F5 15 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.74% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 11
Average salary £47,500 £58,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.80% +37.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3164 3249 3789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.46% 44.76% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 2758 3286
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -10 8 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cheshire -7 7 £25,000 -59.51% 2
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (81.63%) Cisco
2 34 (69.39%) Firewall
3 31 (63.27%) WAN
4 30 (61.22%) Finance
5 29 (59.18%) Juniper
6 28 (57.14%) CiscoWorks
6 28 (57.14%) TCP/IP
7 26 (53.06%) LAN
8 25 (51.02%) OSPF
8 25 (51.02%) BGP
8 25 (51.02%) EIGRP
9 22 (44.90%) CheckPoint
10 21 (42.86%) Internet
10 21 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (40.82%) HP
12 18 (36.73%) CCNP
12 18 (36.73%) Network Management
13 17 (34.69%) Wireless
14 16 (32.65%) TACACS
14 16 (32.65%) DNS
14 16 (32.65%) Ethernet
14 16 (32.65%) Load Balancing
14 16 (32.65%) MPLS
15 15 (30.61%) Network Design
15 15 (30.61%) SSL
15 15 (30.61%) OpenView
15 15 (30.61%) Multicast
16 14 (28.57%) HTTP
16 14 (28.57%) LDAP
16 14 (28.57%) IGRP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (26.53%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) Drupal
2 4 (8.16%) WordPress
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 34 (69.39%) Firewall
2 31 (63.27%) WAN
3 28 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 26 (53.06%) LAN
5 25 (51.02%) OSPF
5 25 (51.02%) BGP
5 25 (51.02%) EIGRP
6 21 (42.86%) Internet
7 17 (34.69%) Wireless
8 16 (32.65%) TACACS
8 16 (32.65%) DNS
8 16 (32.65%) MPLS
8 16 (32.65%) Ethernet
9 15 (30.61%) SSL
9 15 (30.61%) Multicast
10 14 (28.57%) LDAP
10 14 (28.57%) HTTP
10 14 (28.57%) IGRP
11 13 (26.53%) SMTP
12 12 (24.49%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
General
1 30 (61.22%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.12%) Advertising
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Network Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Security Advisor
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) SOAP
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) IPTV
2 4 (8.16%) Open Source
3 2 (4.08%) SecurID
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Network Management
2 16 (32.65%) Load Balancing
3 15 (30.61%) Network Design
4 13 (26.53%) Capacity Management
5 7 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (12.24%) Security Architecture
7 5 (10.20%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) ITIL
8 3 (6.12%) Time Management
9 2 (4.08%) Change Control
9 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
10 1 (2.04%) Change Management
10 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) PHP
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (36.73%) CCNP
3 6 (12.24%) CCIP
3 6 (12.24%) CCIE
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) CCSA
5 1 (2.04%) GCIA
5 1 (2.04%) GCIH
5 1 (2.04%) CCSE
5 1 (2.04%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (57.14%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (30.61%) OpenView
3 13 (26.53%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 40 (81.63%) Cisco
2 29 (59.18%) Juniper
3 22 (44.90%) CheckPoint
4 20 (40.82%) HP
5 12 (24.49%) Fortinet
6 10 (20.41%) Blue Coat
7 9 (18.37%) Riverbed
8 8 (16.33%) Nokia
9 5 (10.20%) SolarWinds
9 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.12%) Citrix
11 2 (4.08%) Splunk
12 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
12 1 (2.04%) VMware
12 1 (2.04%) Avaya
12 1 (2.04%) CA
12 1 (2.04%) Nortel
12 1 (2.04%) Crossbeam
12 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard
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