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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 47 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Permanent jobs citing F5 23 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.83% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 10.50% 0.59% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
219 338 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.44% 47.94% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 184 282 255
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (85.29%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (73.53%) Salt
2 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Red Hat
2 25 (73.53%) VMware
3 24 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (67.65%) CloudStack
5 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (64.71%) Linux
6 21 (61.76%) Opsview
7 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
7 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (58.82%) Ruby
7 20 (58.82%) Python
7 20 (58.82%) Perl
8 18 (52.94%) Cacti
8 18 (52.94%) Grafana
9 17 (50.00%) Graphite
9 17 (50.00%) FortiGate
9 17 (50.00%) Cisco
9 17 (50.00%) Nagios
10 16 (47.06%) Informix
10 16 (47.06%) MySQL
10 16 (47.06%) Oracle
10 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
11 11 (32.35%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (29.41%) Internet
12 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 23 (67.65%) CloudStack
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Internet
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.88%) MPLS
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) BGP
5 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) OSPF
5 1 (2.94%) RIP
5 1 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) Informix
1 16 (47.06%) MySQL
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (14.71%) Big Data
3 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
3 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
1 5 (14.71%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.71%) Back Office
1 5 (14.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (41.18%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (38.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (32.35%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
8 4 (11.76%) Head of Infrastructure
8 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
11 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
11 1 (2.94%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (8.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (14.71%) IBM XIV
2 5 (14.71%) Public Cloud
3 4 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (8.82%) Clustering
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (17.65%) Information Security
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (14.71%) High Availability
3 5 (14.71%) Line Management
3 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps
4 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Time Management
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design
6 2 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (2.94%) ITSM
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
1 20 (58.82%) Perl
1 20 (58.82%) Python
1 20 (58.82%) Ruby
2 4 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (26.47%) CCIE
2 9 (26.47%) CCNP
3 8 (23.53%) CCDE
3 8 (23.53%) CCSP
3 8 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (14.71%) CISSP
5 2 (5.88%) CCSA
5 2 (5.88%) CCSE
5 2 (5.88%) CEH
5 2 (5.88%) CISA
5 2 (5.88%) CISM
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) GCIA
5 2 (5.88%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (85.29%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (73.53%) Salt
3 21 (61.76%) Opsview
4 18 (52.94%) Cacti
4 18 (52.94%) Grafana
5 17 (50.00%) FortiGate
5 17 (50.00%) Graphite
5 17 (50.00%) Nagios
6 5 (14.71%) Ansible
6 5 (14.71%) Puppet
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (2.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Red Hat
1 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco
3 16 (47.06%) Oracle
4 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) Symantec
6 5 (14.71%) HP
6 5 (14.71%) IBM
6 5 (14.71%) NetApp
7 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.88%) Dell
9 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.94%) Citrix
10 1 (2.94%) Computacenter
10 1 (2.94%) EMC
10 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.94%) Juniper
10 1 (2.94%) Remedy
10 1 (2.94%) SAP