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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 141 170 160
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Permanent jobs citing F5 22 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.14% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 0.33% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
1315 1538 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 42.09% 41.79% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 901 1021 1078
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Glasgow - 9 £60,000 - 1
Edinburgh +7 6 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Lothian - 6 - -
Stirling - 1 £57,500 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 24 (63.16%) WAN
3 23 (60.53%) Firewall
4 18 (47.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (42.11%) EIGRP
6 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (42.11%) MPLS
6 16 (42.11%) SSL
6 16 (42.11%) Network Security
7 15 (39.47%) VPN
7 15 (39.47%) LAN
7 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
8 14 (36.84%) McAfee
8 14 (36.84%) CiscoWorks
8 14 (36.84%) SolarWinds
8 14 (36.84%) Wireless
8 14 (36.84%) Fortinet
9 13 (34.21%) Riverbed
9 13 (34.21%) TACACS
9 13 (34.21%) CCNA
9 13 (34.21%) DHCP
9 13 (34.21%) HSRP
10 12 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (31.58%) Wireshark
11 11 (28.95%) VMware
12 10 (26.32%) BGP
12 10 (26.32%) IPsec
12 10 (26.32%) Mitel
12 10 (26.32%) IP Telephony

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (15.79%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) WAN
2 23 (60.53%) Firewall
3 18 (47.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (42.11%) Network Security
5 16 (42.11%) MPLS
5 16 (42.11%) EIGRP
5 16 (42.11%) SSL
6 15 (39.47%) VPN
6 15 (39.47%) LAN
7 14 (36.84%) Wireless
8 13 (34.21%) TACACS
8 13 (34.21%) DHCP
8 13 (34.21%) HSRP
9 12 (31.58%) Wireshark
10 10 (26.32%) BGP
10 10 (26.32%) IPsec
10 10 (26.32%) IP Telephony
11 9 (23.68%) WLAN
12 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Local Government
4 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Network Engineer
2 16 (42.11%) Analyst
3 14 (36.84%) Network Analyst
4 11 (28.95%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Security Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) Security Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) Network Support
6 6 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (10.53%) Administrator
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) Architect
10 2 (5.26%) Network Security Architect
10 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
10 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
11 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (18.42%) Network Management
3 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Time Management
6 3 (7.89%) BCP
6 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) ITSM
7 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) SIEM
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.53%) Perl
3 4 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) CCNA
3 9 (23.68%) Degree
4 6 (15.79%) CCNP
5 2 (5.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (15.79%) Nagios
3 5 (13.16%) Puppet
3 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.53%) Ansible
4 4 (10.53%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.63%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
3 14 (36.84%) McAfee
3 14 (36.84%) Fortinet
3 14 (36.84%) SolarWinds
4 13 (34.21%) Riverbed
5 11 (28.95%) VMware
6 10 (26.32%) Mitel
7 9 (23.68%) Juniper
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) Splunk
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle
10 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.26%) Perforce
11 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.63%) HP
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