The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 72 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.41% 0.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
F5
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
321 293 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 44.28% 45.22% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 278 257 186
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,150 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

F5
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Sheffield region.

F5 Salary Trend in Sheffield

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) CCSE
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (25.00%) Imperva