The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 155 - 160
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% - 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% - 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.34% +3.88%
F5
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1648 1528 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.79% 49.42% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1013 1051
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,650 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

F5
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Scotland region.

F5 Salary Trend in Scotland

F5
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Edinburgh - 4 £46,250 -
Stirling - 2 £47,500 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) HP
3 9 (75.00%) LAN
3 9 (75.00%) WAN
4 8 (66.67%) VMware
5 7 (58.33%) Firewall
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL
5 7 (58.33%) WLAN
5 7 (58.33%) EMC
5 7 (58.33%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) SAN
5 7 (58.33%) XenServer
6 5 (41.67%) Fund Management
6 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
6 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) SSL
7 4 (33.33%) Internet
7 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) Juniper
8 3 (25.00%) BGP
8 3 (25.00%) TACACS
8 3 (25.00%) HTTP
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) LDAP
9 2 (16.67%) SOAP
9 2 (16.67%) SMTP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) WLAN
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) TACACS
4 3 (25.00%) LDAP
4 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) SMTP
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) IGRP
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (58.33%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (58.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Server Support
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
5 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (41.67%) Fund Management
3 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) XenServer
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (16.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 9 (75.00%) HP
4 8 (66.67%) VMware
5 7 (58.33%) EMC
5 7 (58.33%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) Sun
7 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (8.33%) Qualys
7 1 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter