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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 217 220 219
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing F5 24 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 1.09% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 32 17
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £46,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2934 3118 3469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.04% 44.31% 47.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2295 2472 2839
Average salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 +5 17 £46,250 -7.50%
Manchester -10 7 £50,000 +1.52% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (95.12%) Juniper
3 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (58.54%) Finance
5 21 (51.22%) Riverbed
6 17 (41.46%) Service Delivery
7 16 (39.02%) MPLS
8 15 (36.59%) CCNP
9 14 (34.15%) OSPF
9 14 (34.15%) BGP
9 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
10 13 (31.71%) Firewall
10 13 (31.71%) CCIE
10 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
11 10 (24.39%) WAN
11 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
12 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
12 9 (21.95%) Wireless
13 8 (19.51%) LAN
13 8 (19.51%) Network Security
13 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
14 7 (17.07%) ITIL
15 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
15 6 (14.63%) JNCIP
15 6 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (14.63%) IOS XR
15 6 (14.63%) NX-OS
16 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
16 5 (12.20%) JNCIS
16 5 (12.20%) Time Management

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) MPLS
2 14 (34.15%) OSPF
2 14 (34.15%) BGP
3 13 (31.71%) Firewall
4 10 (24.39%) WAN
5 9 (21.95%) Wireless
6 8 (19.51%) LAN
6 8 (19.51%) Network Security
7 6 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (14.63%) IOS XR
7 6 (14.63%) NX-OS
8 4 (9.76%) FirePass
8 4 (9.76%) Junos
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
9 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.88%) DSL
10 2 (4.88%) SDH
10 2 (4.88%) DNS
10 2 (4.88%) DHCP
General
1 24 (58.54%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Consultant
2 10 (24.39%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Architect
4 8 (19.51%) Network Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Network Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Sales Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Security Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.76%) AWS Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Hardware Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Service Delivery
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Validation
3 5 (12.20%) Time Management
3 5 (12.20%) Network Design
4 3 (7.32%) Application Performance Management
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Network Management
5 2 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.44%) Change Control
6 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (36.59%) CCNP
3 13 (31.71%) CCIE
4 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
5 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) JNCIP
7 5 (12.20%) CCDP
7 5 (12.20%) CCSE
7 5 (12.20%) JNCIS
8 3 (7.32%) CCNA
8 3 (7.32%) Degree
9 2 (4.88%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.88%) OpenView
2 2 (4.88%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (95.12%) Juniper
3 21 (51.22%) Riverbed
4 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
5 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
6 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.76%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) Nokia
8 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.44%) Avaya
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