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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 235 213 251
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +38
Permanent jobs citing F5 23 39 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.58% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 1.27% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 6
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £50,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,827
% change year-on-year
- +11.54%
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
3301 3079 3635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.49% 45.46% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2801 2585 3217
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Cheshire -20 14 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester -28 9 £70,000 +40.00%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 42 (80.77%) Juniper
2 40 (76.92%) Firewall
3 33 (63.46%) Cisco
4 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
5 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
6 23 (44.23%) CheckPoint
7 22 (42.31%) Network Security
8 16 (30.77%) Windows
8 16 (30.77%) Wireless
9 15 (28.85%) ITIL
9 15 (28.85%) Finance
9 15 (28.85%) Network Design
10 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 12 (23.08%) Law
11 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (21.15%) Fortinet
13 10 (19.23%) Data Analysis
13 10 (19.23%) Splunk
14 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (17.31%) FirePass
14 9 (17.31%) Junos
14 9 (17.31%) FortiGate
15 5 (9.62%) HTML
15 5 (9.62%) PHP
15 5 (9.62%) MySQL
15 5 (9.62%) CSS
15 5 (9.62%) MS Excel

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (9.62%) Drupal
1 5 (9.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 40 (76.92%) Firewall
2 22 (42.31%) Network Security
3 16 (30.77%) Wireless
4 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (17.31%) Junos
5 9 (17.31%) FirePass
6 2 (3.85%) VPN
6 2 (3.85%) SSL
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.92%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MySQL
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Architect
1 18 (34.62%) Network Architect
2 15 (28.85%) Senior Network Architect
2 15 (28.85%) Senior Architect
3 14 (26.92%) Security Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Analyst
4 12 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (23.08%) Senior Security Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (19.23%) Security Engineer
5 10 (19.23%) Network Engineer
5 10 (19.23%) Security Advisor
6 5 (9.62%) PHP Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Developer
6 5 (9.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
1 5 (9.62%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) Solaris
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
1 15 (28.85%) Network Design
2 12 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (19.23%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) Time Management
5 1 (1.92%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) PHP
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
2 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.69%) CCNA
5 3 (5.77%) JNCIS
5 3 (5.77%) JNCIP
5 3 (5.77%) CCDP
5 3 (5.77%) CCIE
5 3 (5.77%) CCNP
6 2 (3.85%) CCSE
7 1 (1.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.92%) CEH
7 1 (1.92%) GCIA
7 1 (1.92%) GCIH
7 1 (1.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) Juniper
2 33 (63.46%) Cisco
3 23 (44.23%) CheckPoint
4 11 (21.15%) Fortinet
5 10 (19.23%) Splunk
6 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.62%) Riverbed
7 4 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.77%) HP
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