The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 81 52 75
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Permanent jobs citing F5 18 35 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.53% 3.81% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% 7.76% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 5
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +40.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £45,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
575 451 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.89% 49.08% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 500 399 273
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

F5
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

F5 Salary Trend in South Wales

F5
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in South Wales

F5
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Cardiff -9 7 £42,500 -17.07% 1
Bridgend -3 6 £54,250 -5.65%
Caerphilly - 2 - -
F5
Wales

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 39 (97.50%) Cisco
2 32 (80.00%) Firewall
3 29 (72.50%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (72.50%) Juniper
4 28 (70.00%) CCNP
5 20 (50.00%) Network Design
6 19 (47.50%) CheckPoint
7 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (42.50%) LAN
8 17 (42.50%) WAN
9 16 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
10 12 (30.00%) BGP
10 12 (30.00%) Finance
11 10 (25.00%) OSPF
11 10 (25.00%) McAfee
11 10 (25.00%) Blue Coat
11 10 (25.00%) CCSE
11 10 (25.00%) JNCIS
12 9 (22.50%) SonicWALL
12 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
13 8 (20.00%) MPLS
14 7 (17.50%) RIP
14 7 (17.50%) Network Security
15 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (15.00%) CCNA
15 6 (15.00%) Windows
15 6 (15.00%) Websense
16 5 (12.50%) Wireless

F5
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (80.00%) Firewall
2 17 (42.50%) LAN
2 17 (42.50%) WAN
3 16 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
4 12 (30.00%) BGP
5 10 (25.00%) OSPF
6 8 (20.00%) MPLS
7 7 (17.50%) RIP
7 7 (17.50%) Network Security
8 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (12.50%) Wireless
9 5 (12.50%) EIGRP
9 5 (12.50%) VPN
9 5 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (10.00%) HSRP
10 4 (10.00%) IPv6
10 4 (10.00%) VRRP
10 4 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Network Design
2 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) Product Management
4 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Python
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) VB
1 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (70.00%) CCNP
3 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (25.00%) CCSE
5 10 (25.00%) JNCIS
6 6 (15.00%) CCNA
7 4 (10.00%) CCSA
8 3 (7.50%) CCIE
9 1 (2.50%) CCDA
9 1 (2.50%) CCDP
9 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.50%) OPNET
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView
2 1 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Cisco
2 29 (72.50%) Juniper
3 19 (47.50%) CheckPoint
4 10 (25.00%) McAfee
4 10 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 9 (22.50%) SonicWALL
6 6 (15.00%) Websense
7 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.50%) Lumension
7 5 (12.50%) Aruba
8 4 (10.00%) Nokia
9 3 (7.50%) Citrix
9 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.50%) VMware
10 1 (2.50%) Compuware
10 1 (2.50%) HP
10 1 (2.50%) BMC
10 1 (2.50%) CA
10 1 (2.50%) NetQoS
10 1 (2.50%) Ipanema Technologies
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago