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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 57 68 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing F5 31 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.87% 2.31% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 6.53% 5.64% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 11
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
475 479 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.90% 40.94% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 433 426 421
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -1 12 £68,750 +19.56%
Bridgend +18 7 £37,500 -31.81%
Caerphilly - 4 £36,250 -
F5
Wales

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 72 (100.00%) Cisco
2 68 (94.44%) Firewall
3 67 (93.06%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (84.72%) CCNP
5 42 (58.33%) Juniper
6 39 (54.17%) CheckPoint
7 38 (52.78%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (45.83%) Security Cleared
9 32 (44.44%) SC Cleared
10 31 (43.06%) LAN
11 23 (31.94%) WAN
11 23 (31.94%) BGP
12 22 (30.56%) Load Balancing
13 20 (27.78%) Network Design
14 19 (26.39%) CCSE
14 19 (26.39%) JNCIS
15 18 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (25.00%) SLA
16 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 16 (22.22%) CCNA
16 16 (22.22%) VPN
16 16 (22.22%) McAfee
17 15 (20.83%) OSPF
18 14 (19.44%) MPLS
19 12 (16.67%) Network Security
20 11 (15.28%) Blue Coat
20 11 (15.28%) ITIL
21 9 (12.50%) Linux
21 9 (12.50%) CCDA
21 9 (12.50%) CCIE

F5
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Office
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 68 (94.44%) Firewall
2 38 (52.78%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (43.06%) LAN
4 23 (31.94%) WAN
4 23 (31.94%) BGP
5 18 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
6 16 (22.22%) VPN
7 15 (20.83%) OSPF
8 14 (19.44%) MPLS
9 12 (16.67%) Network Security
10 9 (12.50%) IPsec
10 9 (12.50%) EIGRP
11 8 (11.11%) VRRP
11 8 (11.11%) Internet
11 8 (11.11%) FWSM
11 8 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (11.11%) HSRP
12 7 (9.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (9.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (9.72%) RIP
General
1 9 (12.50%) Legal
2 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Architect
3 8 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Network Team Leader
6 5 (6.94%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.94%) Network Support
6 5 (6.94%) Operations Team Leader
6 5 (6.94%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Network Architect
9 1 (1.39%) Consultant
9 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.39%) Statistics
1 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Windows
3 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
3 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Load Balancing
2 20 (27.78%) Network Design
3 11 (15.28%) ITIL
4 8 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.39%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.39%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.39%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.39%) Change Control
6 1 (1.39%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 67 (93.06%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (84.72%) CCNP
3 33 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 32 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 19 (26.39%) CCSE
5 19 (26.39%) JNCIS
6 16 (22.22%) CCNA
7 9 (12.50%) CCDA
7 9 (12.50%) CCIE
8 6 (8.33%) CISSP
8 6 (8.33%) JNCIE
8 6 (8.33%) Degree
8 6 (8.33%) JNCIA
8 6 (8.33%) CCSA
9 5 (6.94%) SAP Certification
10 1 (1.39%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.00%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.39%) Netcool
2 1 (1.39%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (1.39%) OPNET
2 1 (1.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (58.33%) Juniper
3 39 (54.17%) CheckPoint
4 16 (22.22%) McAfee
4 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.28%) Blue Coat
6 9 (12.50%) Aruba
6 9 (12.50%) Websense
7 8 (11.11%) HP
8 7 (9.72%) Lumension
8 7 (9.72%) SonicWALL
9 6 (8.33%) VMware
10 5 (6.94%) SAP
11 2 (2.78%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.39%) Citrix
12 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.39%) Compuware
12 1 (1.39%) IBM
South Wales
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago