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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 163 155 154
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing F5 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.060% 0.16% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.33% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £62,500 £43,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.67% -13.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
1339 1503 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.14% 47.06% 48.87%
Number of salaries quoted 811 970 1055
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
Glasgow +2 1 £77,500 +78.16%
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Internet
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) XenServer
5 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 3 (42.86%) WLAN
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) SSL
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) BGP
6 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 2 (28.57%) IGRP
6 2 (28.57%) TACACS
6 2 (28.57%) Juniper
6 2 (28.57%) LDAP
6 2 (28.57%) SMTP
6 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
6 2 (28.57%) HTTP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) WLAN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 2 (28.57%) IGRP
5 2 (28.57%) TACACS
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) LDAP
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) SSH
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Chief Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Fund Management
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) XenServer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (28.57%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) Splunk