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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 67 92 73
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs citing F5 29 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.72% 0.36% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 6.37% 0.85% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 23
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,200 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median 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
455 469 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 42.60% 42.79% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 395 408 451
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +18 20 £60,000 +20.00%
Newport - 6 £42,500 -
Bridgend - 1 - -
F5
Wales

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 31 (65.96%) CheckPoint
2 29 (61.70%) LAN
2 29 (61.70%) Cisco
3 28 (59.57%) Firewall
4 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (53.19%) Finance
6 24 (51.06%) Linux
7 23 (48.94%) Avaya
8 22 (46.81%) CCNP
9 20 (42.55%) DNS
9 20 (42.55%) VMware
10 18 (38.30%) WAN
11 17 (36.17%) BIG-IP
11 17 (36.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 16 (34.04%) Vyatta
13 15 (31.91%) DHCP
14 14 (29.79%) MPLS
14 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (27.66%) Extreme Networks
15 13 (27.66%) VPN
15 13 (27.66%) VoIP
15 13 (27.66%) CCNA
15 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (25.53%) SolarWinds
16 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
16 12 (25.53%) OSPF
16 12 (25.53%) BGP
16 12 (25.53%) VyOS
17 11 (23.40%) Unified Communications

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 6 (12.77%) Apache
1 6 (12.77%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Bluemix
1 4 (8.51%) IaaS
1 4 (8.51%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (61.70%) LAN
2 28 (59.57%) Firewall
3 20 (42.55%) DNS
4 18 (38.30%) WAN
5 17 (36.17%) BIG-IP
5 17 (36.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 15 (31.91%) DHCP
7 14 (29.79%) MPLS
8 13 (27.66%) VoIP
8 13 (27.66%) VPN
9 12 (25.53%) BGP
9 12 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (25.53%) OSPF
10 11 (23.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (23.40%) Internet
10 11 (23.40%) Unified Communications
11 6 (12.77%) SSL
12 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
12 5 (10.64%) VLAN
13 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
3 10 (21.28%) Banking
4 8 (17.02%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Architect
2 11 (23.40%) Network Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (10.64%) VoIP Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.13%) CGI
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Fintech
3 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) VyOS
3 8 (17.02%) Windows
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.51%) CentOS
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.13%) Unix
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Network Design
2 8 (17.02%) High Availability
3 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.64%) Scrum
4 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps
5 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.26%) Change Control
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.13%) Network Management
7 1 (2.13%) Open Source
7 1 (2.13%) Security Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) C
2 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) R
2 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (46.81%) CCNP
3 13 (27.66%) CCNA
4 4 (8.51%) CCSA
4 4 (8.51%) CCSE
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.38%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Ansible
1 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
1 3 (6.38%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) CheckPoint
2 29 (61.70%) Cisco
3 23 (48.94%) Avaya
4 20 (42.55%) VMware
5 16 (34.04%) Vyatta
6 13 (27.66%) Extreme Networks
7 12 (25.53%) SolarWinds
8 11 (23.40%) Brocade
8 11 (23.40%) Juniper
9 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
10 6 (12.77%) AppDynamics
10 6 (12.77%) Blue Coat
11 4 (8.51%) Intel Security
11 4 (8.51%) Splunk
12 3 (6.38%) Citrix
12 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
12 3 (6.38%) IBM
12 3 (6.38%) Intel
12 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
13 2 (4.26%) Microsoft