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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 215 218 229
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing F5 41 36 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.49% 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 1.03% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 5
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3216 3486 3272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.77% 47.49% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2552 2847 2869
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +15 20 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Manchester -1 20 £50,000 +66.66% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 68 (100.00%) Cisco
2 60 (88.24%) WAN
3 57 (83.82%) CiscoWorks
3 57 (83.82%) Finance
4 55 (80.88%) Firewall
4 55 (80.88%) OSPF
4 55 (80.88%) BGP
4 55 (80.88%) EIGRP
5 54 (79.41%) LAN
5 54 (79.41%) TCP/IP
6 53 (77.94%) Juniper
7 48 (70.59%) Internet
8 47 (69.12%) HP
9 45 (66.18%) DNS
9 45 (66.18%) Network Management
10 43 (63.24%) SOAP
10 43 (63.24%) Load Balancing
11 42 (61.76%) SSL
12 41 (60.29%) HTTP
12 41 (60.29%) IGRP
12 41 (60.29%) TACACS
13 40 (58.82%) SMTP
13 40 (58.82%) LDAP
13 40 (58.82%) WebSphere
13 40 (58.82%) Network Design
13 40 (58.82%) HP NNM
13 40 (58.82%) Capacity Management
14 29 (42.65%) VLAN
15 23 (33.82%) CheckPoint
16 20 (29.41%) Cisco Certification

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (58.82%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) Lync
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 60 (88.24%) WAN
2 55 (80.88%) Firewall
2 55 (80.88%) OSPF
2 55 (80.88%) BGP
2 55 (80.88%) EIGRP
3 54 (79.41%) LAN
3 54 (79.41%) TCP/IP
4 48 (70.59%) Internet
5 45 (66.18%) DNS
6 42 (61.76%) SSL
7 41 (60.29%) HTTP
7 41 (60.29%) IGRP
7 41 (60.29%) TACACS
8 40 (58.82%) SMTP
8 40 (58.82%) LDAP
9 29 (42.65%) VLAN
10 18 (26.47%) Ethernet
10 18 (26.47%) MPLS
10 18 (26.47%) Multicast
11 17 (25.00%) DHCP
General
1 57 (83.82%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.41%) Billing
3 3 (4.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (86.76%) Network Engineer
2 36 (52.94%) Firewall Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Wireless Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Security Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Head of Development
5 3 (4.41%) Head of Software Development
6 2 (2.94%) Architect
6 2 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (1.47%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (1.47%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (1.47%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (1.47%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (1.47%) Security Architect
7 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.47%) Network Architect
7 1 (1.47%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (63.24%) SOAP
2 16 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (4.41%) WCF
3 3 (4.41%) RESTful
3 3 (4.41%) jQuery
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.41%) Web Services
3 3 (4.41%) XML
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) IPTV
2 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.47%) PKI
2 1 (1.47%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.47%) UNIX
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) Network Management
2 43 (63.24%) Load Balancing
3 40 (58.82%) Network Design
3 40 (58.82%) Capacity Management
4 8 (11.76%) WAN Optimisation
5 6 (8.82%) Security Architecture
6 5 (7.35%) Migration
7 3 (4.41%) Product Management
7 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.41%) CRM
7 3 (4.41%) Change Control
8 2 (2.94%) ITIL
8 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.94%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.47%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.47%) Time Management
9 1 (1.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.41%) C#
2 3 (4.41%) Delphi
2 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (26.47%) CCNP
3 7 (10.29%) CCIE
4 6 (8.82%) CCIP
5 1 (1.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 57 (83.82%) CiscoWorks
2 40 (58.82%) HP NNM
3 17 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (77.94%) Juniper
3 47 (69.12%) HP
4 23 (33.82%) CheckPoint
5 14 (20.59%) Fortinet
6 8 (11.76%) Blue Coat
7 7 (10.29%) Riverbed
7 7 (10.29%) Nokia
8 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.41%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.41%) Dell
10 3 (4.41%) NetApp
11 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.47%) Proofpoint
11 1 (1.47%) Crossbeam
11 1 (1.47%) TippingPoint
11 1 (1.47%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.47%) VMware
11 1 (1.47%) Websense
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Dimension Data
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago