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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 210 238 234
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs citing F5 22 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.80% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 30
Median salary £39,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.50% -
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
2389 2876 3158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.40% 44.80% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 2250 2495
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +13 10 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Merseyside - 8 £43,500 - 1
Cheshire +17 3 £36,250 +31.81%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 42 (80.77%) Cisco
2 28 (53.85%) Firewall
3 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (46.15%) Load Balancing
4 24 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (40.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
6 20 (38.46%) VMware
7 19 (36.54%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (36.54%) ITIL
7 19 (36.54%) Windows
8 17 (32.69%) DNS
9 16 (30.77%) LAN
10 14 (26.92%) Linux
10 14 (26.92%) CCIE
10 14 (26.92%) CCNP
10 14 (26.92%) OSPF
11 13 (25.00%) BIG-IP
12 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
12 12 (23.08%) SolarWinds
12 12 (23.08%) Network Management
13 11 (21.15%) Wireless
13 11 (21.15%) VPN
13 11 (21.15%) DHCP
13 11 (21.15%) CCSE
13 11 (21.15%) Cisco PIX
13 11 (21.15%) Network Security
14 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
15 9 (17.31%) Juniper

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 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) nginx
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
1 3 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (53.85%) Firewall
2 24 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (40.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 19 (36.54%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (32.69%) DNS
6 16 (30.77%) LAN
7 14 (26.92%) OSPF
8 13 (25.00%) BIG-IP
9 11 (21.15%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (21.15%) DHCP
9 11 (21.15%) Network Security
9 11 (21.15%) VPN
9 11 (21.15%) Wireless
10 9 (17.31%) BGP
11 8 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (13.46%) IPsec
12 7 (13.46%) MPLS
12 7 (13.46%) Multicast
12 7 (13.46%) tcpdump
12 7 (13.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Network Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Security Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Administrator
7 5 (9.62%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (9.62%) Linux Support
8 4 (7.69%) IT Administrator
8 4 (7.69%) IT Support
9 3 (5.77%) LAN Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Security Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.85%) LAN Specialist
10 2 (3.85%) Project Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) 802.1X
2 4 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) BYOD
2 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (1.92%) Life Science
2 1 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Linux
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.62%) CentOS
5 5 (9.62%) Debian
6 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 19 (36.54%) ITIL
3 12 (23.08%) Network Management
4 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.46%) Time Management
6 6 (11.54%) Network Design
7 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (5.77%) DevOps
9 3 (5.77%) High Availability
9 3 (5.77%) Open Source
9 3 (5.77%) Scrum
9 3 (5.77%) SIEM
10 2 (3.85%) Analytics
10 2 (3.85%) Low Latency
10 2 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
2 5 (9.62%) Perl
2 5 (9.62%) PHP
2 5 (9.62%) Python
2 5 (9.62%) Ruby
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (26.92%) CCIE
2 14 (26.92%) CCNP
3 11 (21.15%) CCSE
4 6 (11.54%) CCNA
5 5 (9.62%) CCSA
5 5 (9.62%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (9.62%) Degree
5 5 (9.62%) HND
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.85%) CISSP
8 1 (1.92%) MCSE
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.92%) SANS
8 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
1 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.46%) vSphere
3 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.62%) Squid
4 4 (7.69%) Varnish
5 1 (1.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Nagios
2 5 (9.62%) Munin
2 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) Cisco
2 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
3 20 (38.46%) VMware
4 12 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 9 (17.31%) Juniper
6 8 (15.38%) HP
7 7 (13.46%) MobileIron
8 6 (11.54%) Citrix
9 5 (9.62%) Brocade
9 5 (9.62%) NetScout
9 5 (9.62%) SaltStack
10 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.85%) ArcSight
11 2 (3.85%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.85%) FireEye
11 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.92%) Computacenter
12 1 (1.92%) iManage
12 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm
12 1 (1.92%) Splunk
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