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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 235 220 232
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing F5 25 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 1.19% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 28
Median salary £47,500 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median 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
2757 2952 3244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.35% 43.82% 44.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 2330 2587
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 10 £46,250 -33.92% 4
Cheshire +35 7 £47,500 +143.58%
Merseyside - 1 £50,500 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for F5.

1 39 (76.47%) Cisco
2 27 (52.94%) VMware
3 22 (43.14%) Firewall
4 21 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 21 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 20 (39.22%) DNS
6 18 (35.29%) ITIL
6 18 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (27.45%) DHCP
8 13 (25.49%) CheckPoint
8 13 (25.49%) Windows
9 12 (23.53%) Blue Coat
9 12 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
9 12 (23.53%) Network Security
9 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (21.57%) Juniper
10 11 (21.57%) BIG-IP
10 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
10 11 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (19.61%) ProxySG
11 10 (19.61%) CCSE
12 9 (17.65%) Service Management
12 9 (17.65%) Finance
12 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 9 (17.65%) CCNP
13 8 (15.69%) WAN
13 8 (15.69%) VPN
13 8 (15.69%) Linux
13 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
13 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) Firewall
2 21 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 21 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 20 (39.22%) DNS
4 18 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (27.45%) DHCP
6 12 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (23.53%) Network Security
7 11 (21.57%) BIG-IP
7 11 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 8 (15.69%) VPN
9 8 (15.69%) WAN
10 7 (13.73%) LAN
10 7 (13.73%) NetScaler
10 7 (13.73%) Unified Communications
10 7 (13.73%) VoIP
11 6 (11.76%) HTTP
12 4 (7.84%) HTTPS
13 3 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Network Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Security Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Network Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Network Support
9 4 (7.84%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Blue Coat Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.96%) JSON
1 1 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) CentOS
4 3 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Service Management
3 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
3 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
3 8 (15.69%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (11.76%) ITSM
4 6 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (9.80%) Time Management
6 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.92%) Validation
9 1 (1.96%) CRM
9 1 (1.96%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 3 (5.88%) Perl
1 3 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.92%) PHP
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.61%) CCSE
3 9 (17.65%) CCNP
4 5 (9.80%) CCIE
5 4 (7.84%) CCSA
6 3 (5.88%) CCNA
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.92%) MCSE
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.96%) MCITP
8 1 (1.96%) MCP
8 1 (1.96%) MCSA
8 1 (1.96%) MCTS
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) ProxySG
2 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) vSphere
4 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.92%) Varnish
6 1 (1.96%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Nagios
2 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.92%) Munin
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Cacti
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Cisco
2 27 (52.94%) VMware
3 13 (25.49%) CheckPoint
4 12 (23.53%) Blue Coat
5 11 (21.57%) Juniper
6 7 (13.73%) Riverbed
7 5 (9.80%) MobileIron
8 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.88%) Citrix
10 2 (3.92%) HP
10 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.96%) Meraki
11 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
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