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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / North West
Rank 229 208 237
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Permanent jobs citing F5 18 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 1.09% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 15
Median salary £45,000 £40,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.45% -10.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £43,580 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
2587 2199 2936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.66% 40.39% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2124 1817 2508
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,913 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £53,000
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -22 14 £45,500 +12.69%
Cheshire +13 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Merseyside -16 1 £45,000 +23.28%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 36 (81.82%) Cisco
2 23 (52.27%) Firewall
2 23 (52.27%) Finance
3 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (45.45%) DNS
5 17 (38.64%) CheckPoint
5 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
6 16 (36.36%) CCNP
6 16 (36.36%) MPLS
6 16 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 16 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 15 (34.09%) LAN
7 15 (34.09%) WAN
8 13 (29.55%) CCIE
8 13 (29.55%) Wireless
8 13 (29.55%) Blue Coat
8 13 (29.55%) Network Security
9 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (27.27%) BGP
9 12 (27.27%) EIGRP
9 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (25.00%) OSPF
10 11 (25.00%) Juniper
10 11 (25.00%) DHCP
10 11 (25.00%) ITIL
10 11 (25.00%) ProxySG
11 10 (22.73%) VMware
12 9 (20.45%) VoIP
12 9 (20.45%) Fortinet
12 9 (20.45%) Incident Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Mimecast
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) Firewall
2 20 (45.45%) DNS
3 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
4 16 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 16 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (36.36%) MPLS
5 15 (34.09%) LAN
5 15 (34.09%) WAN
6 13 (29.55%) Network Security
6 13 (29.55%) Wireless
7 12 (27.27%) BGP
7 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (27.27%) EIGRP
8 11 (25.00%) DHCP
8 11 (25.00%) OSPF
9 9 (20.45%) VoIP
10 8 (18.18%) BIG-IP
10 8 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (18.18%) DMVPN
10 8 (18.18%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Network Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Network Support
4 5 (11.36%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) IT Support
5 4 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (9.09%) IT Technician
5 4 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
5 4 (9.09%) Senior IT Technician
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Support Technician
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Technician
5 4 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Blue Coat Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
3 8 (18.18%) High Availability
3 8 (18.18%) Network Design
3 8 (18.18%) Service Management
4 6 (13.64%) ITSM
5 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.09%) CRM
7 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.55%) Validation
9 1 (2.27%) B2B
9 1 (2.27%) B2C
9 1 (2.27%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.27%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (36.36%) CCNP
3 13 (29.55%) CCIE
4 5 (11.36%) CCSE
4 5 (11.36%) MCSE
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.09%) MCITP
5 4 (9.09%) MCTS
5 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (6.82%) CCNA
7 1 (2.27%) CCVP
7 1 (2.27%) MCP
7 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Cisco
2 17 (38.64%) CheckPoint
3 13 (29.55%) Blue Coat
4 11 (25.00%) Juniper
5 10 (22.73%) VMware
6 9 (20.45%) Fortinet
7 6 (13.64%) Riverbed
8 4 (9.09%) Meraki
9 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.27%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.27%) IronPort
10 1 (2.27%) NetQoS
10 1 (2.27%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.27%) Polycom
10 1 (2.27%) Siemens
10 1 (2.27%) Stonesoft