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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
UK / Scotland
Rank 115 130 162
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +32
Permanent jobs citing F5 20 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.88% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 1.95% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 2
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
914 1332 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.77% 44.95% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 594 806 812
Median salary £42,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +11 16 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Glasgow +11 3 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Strathclyde - 1 - -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 47 (74.60%) Cisco
2 40 (63.49%) Firewall
3 37 (58.73%) CheckPoint
4 29 (46.03%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (41.27%) Juniper
5 26 (41.27%) CCNP
6 22 (34.92%) ITIL
7 20 (31.75%) LAN
8 19 (30.16%) Network Security
9 18 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (26.98%) Finance
11 16 (25.40%) VPN
11 16 (25.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (22.22%) WAN
12 14 (22.22%) MPLS
13 13 (20.63%) OSPF
13 13 (20.63%) BGP
13 13 (20.63%) CCNA
13 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
14 12 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (19.05%) Linux
15 11 (17.46%) Wireless
15 11 (17.46%) IPsec
16 10 (15.87%) Fortinet
16 10 (15.87%) DNS
16 10 (15.87%) Internet
16 10 (15.87%) Citrix
16 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
16 10 (15.87%) NetScaler
17 9 (14.29%) Capacity Planning

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 5 (7.94%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) Apache
2 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.76%) JBoss
2 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (63.49%) Firewall
2 20 (31.75%) LAN
3 19 (30.16%) Network Security
4 18 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (25.40%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (25.40%) VPN
6 14 (22.22%) MPLS
6 14 (22.22%) WAN
7 13 (20.63%) BGP
7 13 (20.63%) OSPF
8 12 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (17.46%) IPsec
9 11 (17.46%) Wireless
10 10 (15.87%) DNS
10 10 (15.87%) Internet
10 10 (15.87%) NetScaler
11 8 (12.70%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (12.70%) EIGRP
12 7 (11.11%) 802.11
12 7 (11.11%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.17%) GCC
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) Maven
2 2 (3.17%) MSI
2 2 (3.17%) NuGet
2 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) French Language
5 1 (1.59%) German Language
5 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Network Specialist
5 7 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Administrator
6 6 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.94%) Information Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Network Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Security Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Information Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Firewall Specialist
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) PKI
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (12.70%) Change Management
4 7 (11.11%) Information Security
4 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 7 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.94%) Actionable Insight
5 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.94%) Network Design
5 5 (7.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.35%) Network Management
7 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.76%) Change Control
7 3 (4.76%) DevOps
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.35%) VBScript
3 3 (4.76%) Java
3 3 (4.76%) Perl
3 3 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (46.03%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (41.27%) CCNP
3 13 (20.63%) CCNA
4 9 (14.29%) Degree
5 6 (9.52%) CCIE
6 5 (7.94%) CCSE
7 4 (6.35%) CCDP
7 4 (6.35%) CCMSE
7 4 (6.35%) CCSM
7 4 (6.35%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.76%) CCSA
9 1 (1.59%) CCDA
9 1 (1.59%) LPIC
9 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) MetaFrame
2 3 (4.76%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) XenApp
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Cacti
2 4 (6.35%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.76%) Ansible
3 3 (4.76%) Capistrano
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.76%) Nagios
3 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.76%) Puppet
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) PowerCLI
4 2 (3.17%) SCCM
4 2 (3.17%) yum
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) Cisco
2 37 (58.73%) CheckPoint
3 26 (41.27%) Juniper
4 10 (15.87%) Citrix
4 10 (15.87%) Fortinet
5 8 (12.70%) Blue Coat
6 7 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.94%) HP
8 5 (7.94%) Palo Alto
8 5 (7.94%) VMware
9 4 (6.35%) Aruba
10 3 (4.76%) Perforce
10 3 (4.76%) Splunk
11 2 (3.17%) Altiris
11 2 (3.17%) jetNEXUS
12 1 (1.59%) Avaya
12 1 (1.59%) Kaspersky
12 1 (1.59%) Trend Micro
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