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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 214 229 222
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing F5 33 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 0.54% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 22
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
2842 3146 3175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.66% 43.88% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2260 2495 2701
Average salary £38,750 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +21 23 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Cheshire -2 9 £19,500 -22.00% 2
Merseyside - 1 £70,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (77.78%) Juniper
3 37 (68.52%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (44.44%) WAN
5 23 (42.59%) LAN
5 23 (42.59%) MPLS
5 23 (42.59%) Finance
6 22 (40.74%) Riverbed
7 20 (37.04%) Blue Coat
7 20 (37.04%) Service Delivery
8 19 (35.19%) HP
9 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
9 17 (31.48%) CheckPoint
10 16 (29.63%) Wireless
11 14 (25.93%) Firewall
11 14 (25.93%) CCNP
11 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
12 11 (20.37%) ITIL
12 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
12 11 (20.37%) OSPF
12 11 (20.37%) BGP
13 10 (18.52%) Windows
13 10 (18.52%) CCNA
13 10 (18.52%) SLA
14 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 9 (16.67%) Time Management
14 9 (16.67%) PCI DSS
15 8 (14.81%) Load Balancing
15 8 (14.81%) VPN
15 8 (14.81%) Network Design

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (44.44%) WAN
2 23 (42.59%) LAN
2 23 (42.59%) MPLS
3 16 (29.63%) Wireless
4 14 (25.93%) Firewall
5 11 (20.37%) OSPF
5 11 (20.37%) BGP
6 8 (14.81%) VPN
7 7 (12.96%) VoIP
7 7 (12.96%) Wireless Security
7 7 (12.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (9.26%) IOS XR
8 5 (9.26%) NX-OS
9 4 (7.41%) Network Security
10 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
10 2 (3.70%) Multicast
10 2 (3.70%) SDH
10 2 (3.70%) DHCP
10 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Network Engineer
1 16 (29.63%) Consultant
2 12 (22.22%) Architect
2 12 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Network Design Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Network Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Sales Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) AWS Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) IPTV
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) CentOS
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Service Delivery
2 11 (20.37%) ITIL
3 9 (16.67%) Time Management
4 8 (14.81%) Network Design
4 8 (14.81%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.26%) Validation
6 4 (7.41%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Network Management
7 2 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (3.70%) Migration
7 2 (3.70%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.70%) Security Architecture
8 1 (1.85%) CRM
8 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.85%) DevOps
8 1 (1.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (68.52%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.93%) CCNP
3 10 (18.52%) CCNA
4 7 (12.96%) CCIE
4 7 (12.96%) HP ASE
5 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.41%) CCSP
6 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.70%) CCSA
7 2 (3.70%) CCSE
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.85%) RHCE
8 1 (1.85%) NCDA
8 1 (1.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
2 9 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) ISA Server
2 2 (3.70%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) iptables
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) OpenView
1 2 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) logstash
2 1 (1.85%) Graylog
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (77.78%) Juniper
3 22 (40.74%) Riverbed
4 20 (37.04%) Blue Coat
5 19 (35.19%) HP
6 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
6 17 (31.48%) CheckPoint
7 7 (12.96%) Websense
7 7 (12.96%) Huawei
8 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.70%) VMware
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) Nokia
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.85%) Avaya
9 1 (1.85%) Sophos
9 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
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