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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 148 161 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 17 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.16% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1347 1593 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.73% 43.30% 48.66%
Number of salaries quoted 876 971 977
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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
West Lothian - 9 - -
Edinburgh -2 7 £52,500 +13.51%
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 30 (66.67%) Cisco
2 22 (48.89%) Firewall
3 21 (46.67%) WAN
4 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (35.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (31.11%) McAfee
5 14 (31.11%) EIGRP
5 14 (31.11%) CCNA
5 14 (31.11%) CheckPoint
5 14 (31.11%) SSL
5 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (28.89%) Network Security
6 13 (28.89%) Wireless
6 13 (28.89%) VPN
6 13 (28.89%) LAN
6 13 (28.89%) Puppet
7 12 (26.67%) Apache
7 12 (26.67%) Tomcat
7 12 (26.67%) Java
7 12 (26.67%) Perl
7 12 (26.67%) Linux
7 12 (26.67%) CiscoWorks
7 12 (26.67%) Nagios
7 12 (26.67%) MPLS
7 12 (26.67%) VMware
7 12 (26.67%) Fortinet
7 12 (26.67%) Wireshark
8 11 (24.44%) TACACS
8 11 (24.44%) Juniper
8 11 (24.44%) DHCP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (26.67%) Apache
1 12 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 6 (13.33%) JBoss
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) Firewall
2 21 (46.67%) WAN
3 16 (35.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (31.11%) SSL
4 14 (31.11%) EIGRP
5 13 (28.89%) Wireless
5 13 (28.89%) VPN
5 13 (28.89%) LAN
5 13 (28.89%) Network Security
6 12 (26.67%) Wireshark
6 12 (26.67%) MPLS
7 11 (24.44%) TACACS
7 11 (24.44%) DHCP
7 11 (24.44%) HSRP
8 9 (20.00%) IPsec
8 9 (20.00%) IP Telephony
8 9 (20.00%) BGP
9 8 (17.78%) WLAN
10 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Network Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Administrator
4 8 (17.78%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Security Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (17.78%) Security Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Network Security Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Network Support
5 6 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
1 6 (13.33%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 10 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
1 10 (22.22%) DevOps
2 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
2 7 (15.56%) Network Management
3 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.67%) Time Management
4 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.67%) BCP
4 3 (6.67%) Scrum
4 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.67%) Information Security
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Java
1 12 (26.67%) Perl
2 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.33%) Scala
3 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (13.33%) Python
3 6 (13.33%) Ruby
3 6 (13.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.11%) CCNA
3 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (11.11%) CCNP
5 2 (4.44%) CCIE
5 2 (4.44%) CCDA
5 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Docker
3 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Puppet
2 12 (26.67%) CiscoWorks
2 12 (26.67%) Nagios
3 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (13.33%) Ansible
4 6 (13.33%) Opsview
4 6 (13.33%) Graphite
4 6 (13.33%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.22%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) CheckPoint
2 14 (31.11%) McAfee
3 12 (26.67%) VMware
3 12 (26.67%) Fortinet
4 11 (24.44%) Riverbed
4 11 (24.44%) SolarWinds
4 11 (24.44%) Juniper
5 9 (20.00%) Mitel
6 6 (13.33%) Splunk
6 6 (13.33%) Oracle
6 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.67%) Perforce
7 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.44%) Nokia
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) HP
8 2 (4.44%) Nortel