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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 99 150 163
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +13
Permanent jobs citing F5 42 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.77% 0.55% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 3.97% 1.33% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 3
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £50,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £69,000
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
1058 1279 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.47% 41.73% 39.47%
Number of salaries quoted 665 825 815
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +22 23 £55,750 +6.19% 3
Glasgow +29 10 £47,500 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £35,000 -
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UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 46 (75.41%) Cisco
2 43 (70.49%) CheckPoint
3 37 (60.66%) Firewall
4 28 (45.90%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (44.26%) Juniper
5 27 (44.26%) CCNP
6 22 (36.07%) Network Security
7 21 (34.43%) ITIL
8 19 (31.15%) LAN
9 15 (24.59%) Linux
9 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
10 14 (22.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (22.95%) VPN
10 14 (22.95%) CCNA
10 14 (22.95%) IPsec
10 14 (22.95%) Blue Coat
11 13 (21.31%) MPLS
11 13 (21.31%) WAN
12 12 (19.67%) Windows
12 12 (19.67%) Finance
12 12 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (19.67%) Degree
12 12 (19.67%) NetScaler
13 11 (18.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 11 (18.03%) Wireless
13 11 (18.03%) OSPF
13 11 (18.03%) BGP
13 11 (18.03%) Internet
14 10 (16.39%) Citrix
14 10 (16.39%) Fortinet

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (60.66%) Firewall
2 22 (36.07%) Network Security
3 19 (31.15%) LAN
4 14 (22.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (22.95%) IPsec
4 14 (22.95%) VPN
5 13 (21.31%) MPLS
5 13 (21.31%) WAN
6 12 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (19.67%) NetScaler
7 11 (18.03%) BGP
7 11 (18.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (18.03%) Internet
7 11 (18.03%) OSPF
7 11 (18.03%) Wireless
8 8 (13.11%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (11.48%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (11.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (11.48%) HSRP
9 7 (11.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) French Language
2 4 (6.56%) German Language
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Spanish Language
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Local Government
3 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Consultant
4 8 (13.11%) Field Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Field Support Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Network Specialist
6 6 (9.84%) Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Network Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Network Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Firewall Specialist
9 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Windows 2000
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Unix
5 1 (1.64%) AIX
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) ITIL
2 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
3 9 (14.75%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
4 8 (13.11%) Change Management
5 7 (11.48%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (6.56%) Change Control
6 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.56%) Network Design
6 4 (6.56%) Presales
6 4 (6.56%) QMS
6 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.92%) Coaching
7 3 (4.92%) High Availability
7 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.92%) Process Management
8 2 (3.28%) Network Management
8 2 (3.28%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (44.26%) CCNP
3 14 (22.95%) CCNA
4 12 (19.67%) Degree
5 7 (11.48%) CCIE
6 6 (9.84%) CCSE
7 4 (6.56%) CCDP
7 4 (6.56%) CCMSE
7 4 (6.56%) CCSA
7 4 (6.56%) CCSM
7 4 (6.56%) JNCIE
7 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) CCDA
8 1 (1.64%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.64%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.64%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.92%) MetaFrame
1 3 (4.92%) ProxySG
1 3 (4.92%) XenApp
2 2 (3.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Cacti
2 6 (9.84%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (6.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 46 (75.41%) Cisco
2 43 (70.49%) CheckPoint
3 27 (44.26%) Juniper
4 14 (22.95%) Blue Coat
5 10 (16.39%) Citrix
5 10 (16.39%) Fortinet
6 7 (11.48%) SolarWinds
7 6 (9.84%) HP
8 4 (6.56%) Aruba
8 4 (6.56%) Kaspersky
8 4 (6.56%) Trend Micro
9 3 (4.92%) Nimsoft
10 2 (3.28%) Altiris
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.64%) Avaya
11 1 (1.64%) EMC
11 1 (1.64%) IBM
11 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.64%) VMware
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