The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank - - 30
Permanent jobs citing F5 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
F5
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 60 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 80.58% 68.97% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 47
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £18,450 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

F5
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

F5 Salary Trend in Shropshire

F5
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds