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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 218 214 225
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing F5 26 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.27% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 39 16
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £47,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
2959 3075 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.79% 44.44% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2376 2447 2833
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,671 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 17 £46,250 -7.50%
Manchester -2 9 £50,000 - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (96.00%) Juniper
3 29 (58.00%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (54.00%) Finance
5 22 (44.00%) Riverbed
6 21 (42.00%) Firewall
7 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (34.00%) Service Delivery
9 16 (32.00%) MPLS
9 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
10 15 (30.00%) CCNP
11 14 (28.00%) OSPF
11 14 (28.00%) BGP
11 14 (28.00%) CheckPoint
11 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
12 13 (26.00%) CCIE
12 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
12 13 (26.00%) Network Security
13 12 (24.00%) Wireless
14 10 (20.00%) ITIL
14 10 (20.00%) WAN
14 10 (20.00%) Fortinet
15 9 (18.00%) FirePass
15 9 (18.00%) Junos
15 9 (18.00%) FortiGate
16 8 (16.00%) LAN
16 8 (16.00%) Network Design
17 7 (14.00%) Blue Coat
18 6 (12.00%) Time Management
18 6 (12.00%) Cisco IOS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.00%) Firewall
2 16 (32.00%) MPLS
3 14 (28.00%) OSPF
3 14 (28.00%) BGP
4 13 (26.00%) Network Security
5 12 (24.00%) Wireless
6 10 (20.00%) WAN
7 9 (18.00%) Junos
7 9 (18.00%) FirePass
8 8 (16.00%) LAN
9 6 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.00%) Wireshark
10 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.00%) DSL
11 2 (4.00%) SDH
11 2 (4.00%) DNS
11 2 (4.00%) DHCP
11 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
11 2 (4.00%) Internet
General
1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Consultant
2 14 (28.00%) Network Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Architect
3 11 (22.00%) Network Architect
4 10 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Network Architect
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Architect
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) Network Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) Sales Consultant
7 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) AWS Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Hardware Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Network Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (20.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) Network Design
4 6 (12.00%) Time Management
5 5 (10.00%) Validation
6 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.00%) Application Performance Management
7 2 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Network Management
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.00%) Change Control
8 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (30.00%) CCNP
5 13 (26.00%) CCIE
6 6 (12.00%) JNCIP
7 5 (10.00%) CCDP
7 5 (10.00%) CCSE
7 5 (10.00%) JNCIS
8 4 (8.00%) CCNA
9 3 (6.00%) Degree
10 2 (4.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.00%) OpenView
2 2 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (96.00%) Juniper
3 22 (44.00%) Riverbed
4 14 (28.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 7 (14.00%) Blue Coat
7 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (4.00%) Nokia
8 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.00%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.00%) Avaya
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