The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South Wales region.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 45 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 45 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.04% 1.74% -
As % of the Vendors category 8.26% 3.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 44 19 0
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.00%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
545 495 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.92% 45.33% 45.02%
Number of salaries quoted 492 430 335
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,101 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
Wales

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +8 21 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Bridgend +13 5 £36,500 -28.78% 1
Caerphilly - 5 £37,500 - 2
F5
Wales

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 73 (100.00%) Cisco
2 67 (91.78%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (90.41%) Firewall
4 61 (83.56%) CCNP
5 45 (61.64%) Juniper
6 40 (54.79%) Security Cleared
7 38 (52.05%) SC Cleared
8 37 (50.68%) CheckPoint
9 33 (45.21%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (34.25%) LAN
11 19 (26.03%) WAN
11 19 (26.03%) BGP
11 19 (26.03%) Network Design
12 18 (24.66%) Load Balancing
13 16 (21.92%) CCSE
13 16 (21.92%) JNCIS
13 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
14 15 (20.55%) CCNA
14 15 (20.55%) SLA
14 15 (20.55%) ITIL
15 14 (19.18%) VPN
15 14 (19.18%) McAfee
15 14 (19.18%) Cisco PIX
15 14 (19.18%) Network Security
16 13 (17.81%) OSPF
17 12 (16.44%) MPLS
18 10 (13.70%) Blue Coat
19 9 (12.33%) Legal
19 9 (12.33%) HP
19 9 (12.33%) CCDA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (5.48%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 66 (90.41%) Firewall
2 33 (45.21%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (34.25%) LAN
4 19 (26.03%) WAN
4 19 (26.03%) BGP
5 14 (19.18%) Cisco PIX
5 14 (19.18%) Network Security
5 14 (19.18%) VPN
6 13 (17.81%) OSPF
7 12 (16.44%) MPLS
8 8 (10.96%) Internet
9 7 (9.59%) EIGRP
9 7 (9.59%) Wireless
9 7 (9.59%) IPsec
9 7 (9.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (8.22%) HSRP
10 6 (8.22%) FWSM
10 6 (8.22%) VRRP
10 6 (8.22%) RIP
11 5 (6.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 9 (12.33%) Legal
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (65.75%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Architect
2 11 (15.07%) Network Architect
3 9 (12.33%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Escalation Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Network Support
7 5 (6.85%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.85%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.85%) Network Team Leader
7 5 (6.85%) Operations Team Leader
7 5 (6.85%) Network Operations Team Leader
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Architect
10 1 (1.37%) Firewall Analyst
10 1 (1.37%) Firewall Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) Statistics
2 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) UNIX
3 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
3 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Network Design
2 18 (24.66%) Load Balancing
3 15 (20.55%) ITIL
4 6 (8.22%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.11%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.37%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.37%) Network Management
6 1 (1.37%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.37%) Change Management
6 1 (1.37%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 67 (91.78%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (83.56%) CCNP
3 40 (54.79%) Security Cleared
4 38 (52.05%) SC Cleared
5 16 (21.92%) CCSE
5 16 (21.92%) JNCIS
6 15 (20.55%) CCNA
7 9 (12.33%) CCDA
8 8 (10.96%) CCIE
9 7 (9.59%) CISSP
9 7 (9.59%) JNCIE
9 7 (9.59%) JNCIA
9 7 (9.59%) CCSA
10 6 (8.22%) Degree
11 5 (6.85%) SAP Certification
12 1 (1.37%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) SLA
2 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.74%) OpenView
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.37%) Netcool
3 1 (1.37%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.37%) OPNET
3 1 (1.37%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) Cisco
2 45 (61.64%) Juniper
3 37 (50.68%) CheckPoint
4 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.18%) McAfee
6 10 (13.70%) Blue Coat
7 9 (12.33%) HP
8 8 (10.96%) Aruba
9 7 (9.59%) Websense
10 6 (8.22%) VMware
10 6 (8.22%) SonicWALL
11 5 (6.85%) SAP
11 5 (6.85%) Lumension
12 3 (4.11%) Fortinet
12 3 (4.11%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.37%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.37%) 3Com
13 1 (1.37%) Remedy
13 1 (1.37%) BMC
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago