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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 92 52 76
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +24
Permanent jobs citing F5 9 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.71% 3.62% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 7.74% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 39 21
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £57,500
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
527 517 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 41.73% 46.75% 42.09%
Number of salaries quoted 475 478 429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -26 7 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Caerphilly +6 1 £70,000 +86.66%
Bridgend -7 1 £27,500 -24.65%
F5
Wales

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 16 (84.21%) OSPF
4 15 (78.95%) BGP
5 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
5 12 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (57.89%) MPLS
7 10 (52.63%) VPN
7 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
8 9 (47.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (47.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
8 9 (47.37%) IPv6
8 9 (47.37%) Internet
9 8 (42.11%) Juniper
10 7 (36.84%) Nokia
10 7 (36.84%) WAN
10 7 (36.84%) Network Security
10 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
10 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
11 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
11 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
11 6 (31.58%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (31.58%) LAN
11 6 (31.58%) DNS
11 6 (31.58%) OpenView
11 6 (31.58%) HP
11 6 (31.58%) Citrix
11 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (31.58%) BMC

F5
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Lync
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) OSPF
3 15 (78.95%) BGP
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (57.89%) MPLS
6 10 (52.63%) VPN
7 9 (47.37%) IPv6
7 9 (47.37%) Internet
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (36.84%) Network Security
8 7 (36.84%) WAN
9 6 (31.58%) LAN
9 6 (31.58%) DNS
9 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
9 6 (31.58%) Spanning Tree
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
10 5 (26.32%) Wireless
10 5 (26.32%) FDDI
10 5 (26.32%) IPsec
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) COM
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
3 5 (26.32%) Statistics
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Network Management
2 5 (26.32%) Product Management
3 4 (21.05%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) SAP Certification
3 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) OpenView
2 5 (26.32%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (26.32%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) OPNET
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Juniper
5 7 (36.84%) Nokia
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) BMC
6 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 6 (31.58%) HP
6 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
7 5 (26.32%) SAP
7 5 (26.32%) Nortel
7 5 (26.32%) SonicWALL
7 5 (26.32%) Remedy
7 5 (26.32%) 3Com
8 4 (21.05%) Siemens
8 4 (21.05%) Avaya
9 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
10 1 (5.26%) NetScout
10 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
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