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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 121 145 172
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +27
Permanent jobs citing F5 25 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.63% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 1.55% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 5
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £48,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £55,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1124 1359 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.85% 40.79% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 697 881 915
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Scotland

F5
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Edinburgh +16 14 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Glasgow +24 11 £48,750 - 4
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for F5.

1 37 (69.81%) Juniper
2 32 (60.38%) Cisco
3 28 (52.83%) Firewall
4 26 (49.06%) CheckPoint
5 24 (45.28%) Linux
6 23 (43.40%) Network Security
7 21 (39.62%) Windows
8 20 (37.74%) Service Delivery
8 20 (37.74%) Blue Coat
9 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
10 13 (24.53%) Load Balancing
10 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
10 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
11 12 (22.64%) Degree
11 12 (22.64%) CCNP
12 11 (20.75%) French Language
12 11 (20.75%) German Language
12 11 (20.75%) Spanish Language
12 11 (20.75%) Kaspersky
12 11 (20.75%) Trend Micro
12 11 (20.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (20.75%) WebEx
12 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
12 11 (20.75%) Presales
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (16.98%) Fortinet
13 9 (16.98%) ITIL
14 8 (15.09%) CCNA
14 8 (15.09%) VPN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (52.83%) Firewall
2 23 (43.40%) Network Security
3 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
4 11 (20.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (20.75%) WebEx
5 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (15.09%) IPsec
6 8 (15.09%) VPN
7 7 (13.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (13.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (11.32%) BIG-IP
8 6 (11.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (11.32%) LAN
9 5 (9.43%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (9.43%) NetScaler
10 4 (7.55%) BGP
10 4 (7.55%) FWSM
10 4 (7.55%) Internet
10 4 (7.55%) OSPF
11 3 (5.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (20.75%) French Language
1 11 (20.75%) German Language
1 11 (20.75%) Spanish Language
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Local Government
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Support Engineer
2 18 (33.96%) Field Engineer
2 18 (33.96%) Field Support Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) Network Engineer
4 12 (22.64%) Security Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Administrator
7 5 (9.43%) Network Specialist
7 5 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.77%) Citrix Administrator
10 2 (3.77%) Firewall Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Firewall Specialist
10 2 (3.77%) Junior
10 2 (3.77%) Junior Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) JSON
1 3 (5.66%) REST
1 3 (5.66%) SOAP
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
1 3 (5.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Service Delivery
2 13 (24.53%) Load Balancing
3 11 (20.75%) Presales
4 9 (16.98%) ITIL
5 6 (11.32%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (7.55%) Change Control
6 4 (7.55%) QMS
6 4 (7.55%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.66%) High Availability
8 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Coaching
8 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.77%) Network Design
8 2 (3.77%) Network Management
8 2 (3.77%) Process Management
9 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) Perl
1 3 (5.66%) Python
1 3 (5.66%) Ruby
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) CCNP
3 12 (22.64%) Degree
4 8 (15.09%) CCNA
5 5 (9.43%) CCIE
6 4 (7.55%) JNCIE
7 3 (5.66%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.77%) CCSE
9 1 (1.89%) CCDA
9 1 (1.89%) CCDP
9 1 (1.89%) CCMSE
9 1 (1.89%) CCSA
9 1 (1.89%) CCSM
9 1 (1.89%) CISSP
9 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.89%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) MetaFrame
1 2 (3.77%) XenApp
2 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) Juniper
2 32 (60.38%) Cisco
3 26 (49.06%) CheckPoint
4 20 (37.74%) Blue Coat
5 11 (20.75%) Kaspersky
5 11 (20.75%) Trend Micro
6 9 (16.98%) Fortinet
7 8 (15.09%) Nimsoft
8 5 (9.43%) HP
9 3 (5.66%) Sourcefire
10 2 (3.77%) Citrix
10 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.77%) TippingPoint
10 2 (3.77%) VMware
11 1 (1.89%) Altiris
11 1 (1.89%) EMC
11 1 (1.89%) IBM
11 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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