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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 77 87 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Permanent jobs citing F5 21 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.79% 1.48% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 4.40% 2.94% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 29
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,300 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £63,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
477 613 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 40.66% 50.54% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 419 511 391
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +7 17 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Newport - 7 £50,000 -
Caerphilly +1 2 £38,000 -
F5
Wales

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 28 (90.32%) Firewall
3 26 (83.87%) LAN
4 23 (74.19%) WAN
4 23 (74.19%) Juniper
5 22 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (67.74%) CheckPoint
7 16 (51.61%) BGP
8 15 (48.39%) VMware
8 15 (48.39%) CCNA
8 15 (48.39%) SolarWinds
8 15 (48.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
9 14 (45.16%) VPN
9 14 (45.16%) IPsec
10 13 (41.94%) MPLS
10 13 (41.94%) DDoS Mitigation
10 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
11 12 (38.71%) CCSE
11 12 (38.71%) Brocade
11 12 (38.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (38.71%) Vyatta
11 12 (38.71%) VyOS
11 12 (38.71%) OSPF
11 12 (38.71%) CA
11 12 (38.71%) CCSA
11 12 (38.71%) Linux
12 11 (35.48%) DNS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) Firewall
2 26 (83.87%) LAN
3 23 (74.19%) WAN
4 16 (51.61%) BGP
5 14 (45.16%) IPsec
5 14 (45.16%) VPN
6 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (41.94%) MPLS
7 12 (38.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (38.71%) OSPF
8 11 (35.48%) DNS
9 10 (32.26%) FTP
9 10 (32.26%) Internet
10 9 (29.03%) IPv6
11 8 (25.81%) IPv4
12 4 (12.90%) HSRP
12 4 (12.90%) VRRP
13 3 (9.68%) Spanning Tree
14 2 (6.45%) Junos
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Support
3 4 (12.90%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Support
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.23%) COM
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
1 15 (48.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (35.48%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
1 12 (38.71%) VyOS
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) DDoS Mitigation
2 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
3 11 (35.48%) High Availability
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Product Management
6 1 (3.23%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Business Development
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (3.23%) Line Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) Python
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (48.39%) CCNA
3 12 (38.71%) CCSA
3 12 (38.71%) CCSE
4 10 (32.26%) CCNP
5 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 3 (9.68%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
7 2 (6.45%) CCDA
7 2 (6.45%) SAP Certification
8 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
8 1 (3.23%) MCITP
8 1 (3.23%) MCSA
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) OpenView
1 1 (3.23%) OPNET
1 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 23 (74.19%) Juniper
3 21 (67.74%) CheckPoint
4 15 (48.39%) SolarWinds
4 15 (48.39%) VMware
5 12 (38.71%) Brocade
5 12 (38.71%) CA
5 12 (38.71%) Vyatta
6 4 (12.90%) Radware
6 4 (12.90%) TippingPoint
7 3 (9.68%) Citrix
7 3 (9.68%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) SAP
9 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.23%) Ipanema Technologies
9 1 (3.23%) NetQoS
9 1 (3.23%) NetScout
9 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
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