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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 226 222 227
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing F5 28 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.83% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 14
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
3332 2997 3414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.47% 44.37% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2723 2529 2940
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 21 £50,000 -
Cheshire -19 7 £25,000 -51.69% 2
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 30 (76.92%) Firewall
2 29 (74.36%) Juniper
3 19 (48.72%) Cisco
4 17 (43.59%) CheckPoint
5 15 (38.46%) Network Security
5 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 14 (35.90%) Windows
7 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 12 (30.77%) Finance
8 12 (30.77%) Law
8 12 (30.77%) ITIL
8 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (28.21%) Network Design
9 11 (28.21%) Wireless
10 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (25.64%) Splunk
10 10 (25.64%) Data Analysis
11 6 (15.38%) HTML
12 5 (12.82%) PHP
12 5 (12.82%) MySQL
12 5 (12.82%) CSS
12 5 (12.82%) Fortinet
12 5 (12.82%) Drupal
12 5 (12.82%) WordPress
12 5 (12.82%) Magento
12 5 (12.82%) Open Source
13 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (12.82%) Drupal
1 5 (12.82%) WordPress
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 30 (76.92%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) Network Security
3 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 11 (28.21%) Wireless
5 3 (7.69%) FirePass
5 3 (7.69%) Junos
6 2 (5.13%) SSL
6 2 (5.13%) VPN
6 2 (5.13%) Internet
6 2 (5.13%) TACACS
7 1 (2.56%) DNS
7 1 (2.56%) LAN
7 1 (2.56%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) LDAP
7 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
1 12 (30.77%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Network Architect
2 12 (30.77%) Senior Security Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Senior Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Senior Network Architect
4 10 (25.64%) Security Advisor
5 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Developer
5 5 (12.82%) PHP Developer
5 5 (12.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 5 (12.82%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
1 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (28.21%) Network Design
3 10 (25.64%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Time Management
5 1 (2.56%) Change Management
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CCNP
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) CCSA
4 1 (2.56%) CCSE
4 1 (2.56%) CEH
4 1 (2.56%) GCIA
4 1 (2.56%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Juniper
2 19 (48.72%) Cisco
3 17 (43.59%) CheckPoint
4 10 (25.64%) Splunk
5 5 (12.82%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.56%) Nokia
8 1 (2.56%) HP
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya
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