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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 80 95 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -46
Permanent jobs citing F5 19 5 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.70% 0.40% 4.13%
As % of the Vendors category 3.82% 0.95% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 45
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £61,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median 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
498 529 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 44.50% 42.12% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 437 470 485
Median salary £39,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +21 14 £45,000 -2.70%
Newport - 5 £45,000 -
F5
Wales

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for F5.

1 17 (60.71%) Firewall
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 16 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 15 (53.57%) LAN
4 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (42.86%) CCNA
5 12 (42.86%) VMware
6 11 (39.29%) Juniper
6 11 (39.29%) SolarWinds
6 11 (39.29%) Vyatta
6 11 (39.29%) Extreme Networks
7 10 (35.71%) VyOS
8 9 (32.14%) Brocade
8 9 (32.14%) CCNP
8 9 (32.14%) VoIP
8 9 (32.14%) WAN
8 9 (32.14%) Finance
9 8 (28.57%) DNS
10 7 (25.00%) Avaya
10 7 (25.00%) Network Design
10 7 (25.00%) BIG-IP
11 6 (21.43%) CA
11 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (17.86%) VLAN
12 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (17.86%) High Availability
12 5 (17.86%) Driving Licence
12 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills

F5
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Bluemix
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) Firewall
2 16 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (53.57%) LAN
4 9 (32.14%) VoIP
4 9 (32.14%) WAN
5 8 (28.57%) DNS
6 7 (25.00%) BIG-IP
7 5 (17.86%) BGP
7 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (17.86%) OSPF
7 5 (17.86%) SSL
7 5 (17.86%) VLAN
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.29%) Internet
8 4 (14.29%) MPLS
9 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (10.71%) DHCP
9 3 (10.71%) VPN
10 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
10 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Advertising
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Management Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) VyOS
3 3 (10.71%) CentOS
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Network Design
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) High Availability
2 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (7.14%) DevOps
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Application Performance Management
4 1 (3.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Line Management
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Presales
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNA
3 9 (32.14%) CCNP
4 5 (17.86%) CCSA
4 5 (17.86%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCDA
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (7.14%) Nagios
1 2 (7.14%) OpenView
1 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) OPNET
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Extreme Networks
3 11 (39.29%) Juniper
3 11 (39.29%) SolarWinds
3 11 (39.29%) Vyatta
4 9 (32.14%) Brocade
5 7 (25.00%) Avaya
6 6 (21.43%) CA
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.14%) HP
8 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
9 1 (3.57%) Splunk