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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 130 167 151
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -16
Permanent jobs citing F5 26 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% 0.52% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 1
Average salary £51,250 £51,698 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +21.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1284 1723 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.02% 42.99% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 804 1105 954
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Edinburgh +17 14 £50,000 -6.27% 2
Glasgow - 11 £57,500 -
Stirling - 1 £57,500 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 23 (69.70%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) Cisco
3 18 (54.55%) WAN
4 17 (51.52%) MPLS
5 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (45.45%) EIGRP
6 15 (45.45%) LAN
7 14 (42.42%) SSL
7 14 (42.42%) SolarWinds
8 13 (39.39%) Fortinet
8 13 (39.39%) Network Security
8 13 (39.39%) Wireless
8 13 (39.39%) VMware
9 12 (36.36%) VPN
9 12 (36.36%) McAfee
9 12 (36.36%) CCNA
9 12 (36.36%) CiscoWorks
9 12 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (33.33%) HSRP
10 11 (33.33%) TACACS
10 11 (33.33%) DHCP
10 11 (33.33%) Riverbed
11 9 (27.27%) Finance
11 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 9 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
12 8 (24.24%) Mitel
12 8 (24.24%) IP Telephony

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (18.18%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) JBoss
3 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) WAN
3 17 (51.52%) MPLS
4 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (45.45%) EIGRP
5 15 (45.45%) LAN
6 14 (42.42%) SSL
7 13 (39.39%) Wireless
7 13 (39.39%) Network Security
8 12 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (36.36%) VPN
9 11 (33.33%) DHCP
9 11 (33.33%) TACACS
9 11 (33.33%) HSRP
10 8 (24.24%) IPsec
10 8 (24.24%) IP Telephony
11 7 (21.21%) BGP
11 7 (21.21%) WLAN
12 5 (15.15%) SAN
12 5 (15.15%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Local Government
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Network Security Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Network Support
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) BCP
5 3 (9.09%) Time Management
5 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.03%) Coaching
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Network Management
7 1 (3.03%) SIEM
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) Perl
3 4 (12.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNA
3 7 (21.21%) CCNP
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (18.18%) Nagios
3 5 (15.15%) Puppet
3 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (12.12%) Ansible
4 4 (12.12%) Capistrano
5 1 (3.03%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 14 (42.42%) SolarWinds
4 13 (39.39%) VMware
4 13 (39.39%) Fortinet
5 12 (36.36%) McAfee
6 11 (33.33%) Riverbed
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 8 (24.24%) Mitel
9 6 (18.18%) Splunk
10 3 (9.09%) Juniper
11 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
11 2 (6.06%) Perforce
12 1 (3.03%) HP
12 1 (3.03%) EMC
12 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
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