The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / South West
Rank 207 226 199
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Permanent jobs citing F5 24 20 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.36% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 0.82% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 42
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £47,600 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £69,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2122 2448 2669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.90% 43.68% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 2095 2298
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

F5
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the South West region.

F5 Salary Trend in the South West

F5
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

F5 Salary Histogram in the South West

F5
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +3 13 £50,000 -16.66%
Bristol +13 9 £52,500 -30.00% 4
Wiltshire +6 2 £22,000 -60.00%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for F5.

1 46 (92.00%) Cisco
2 31 (62.00%) Firewall
3 28 (56.00%) Juniper
4 22 (44.00%) CheckPoint
4 22 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (42.00%) Data Centre
6 20 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (38.00%) VPN
8 16 (32.00%) Wireless
8 16 (32.00%) Network Security
9 13 (26.00%) Palo Alto
9 13 (26.00%) VMware
9 13 (26.00%) CCNA
9 13 (26.00%) HP
10 12 (24.00%) Linux
10 12 (24.00%) IronPort
10 12 (24.00%) FWSM
11 11 (22.00%) Network Management
11 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (22.00%) Network Design
12 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 10 (20.00%) IBM
12 10 (20.00%) MPLS
13 9 (18.00%) CCNP
13 9 (18.00%) CA
13 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (18.00%) WAN
13 9 (18.00%) ITIL

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (62.00%) Firewall
2 22 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (38.00%) VPN
5 16 (32.00%) Network Security
5 16 (32.00%) Wireless
6 12 (24.00%) FWSM
7 10 (20.00%) MPLS
7 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (18.00%) WAN
9 8 (16.00%) Cisco IPT
9 8 (16.00%) IP Telephony
9 8 (16.00%) LAN
9 8 (16.00%) Unified Communications
10 6 (12.00%) DNS
11 4 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (6.00%) DHCP
12 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
12 3 (6.00%) OSPF
12 3 (6.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) ArcSight Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Design Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) iPhone
4 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 8 (16.00%) Solaris
3 8 (16.00%) Unix
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Debian
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Network Design
1 11 (22.00%) Network Management
2 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (16.00%) High Availability
3 8 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (14.00%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (12.00%) Content Development
5 6 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (12.00%) SIEM
6 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 5 (10.00%) Logistics
6 5 (10.00%) Open Source
6 5 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (26.00%) CCNA
3 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (18.00%) CCNP
4 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) Degree
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.00%) CCSA
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.00%) MCITP
7 1 (2.00%) MCTS
7 1 (2.00%) VCAP
7 1 (2.00%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) GPG13
2 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.00%) UAG
4 2 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) KVM
5 1 (2.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (12.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (6.00%) Nagios
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.00%) Cacti
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.00%) OpenView
5 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (92.00%) Cisco
2 28 (56.00%) Juniper
3 22 (44.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (26.00%) HP
4 13 (26.00%) Palo Alto
4 13 (26.00%) VMware
5 12 (24.00%) IronPort
6 10 (20.00%) IBM
7 9 (18.00%) CA
7 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.00%) SolarWinds
8 8 (16.00%) Nokia
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle
10 6 (12.00%) ArcSight
10 6 (12.00%) Crossbeam
10 6 (12.00%) Riverbed
10 6 (12.00%) Splunk
11 5 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (10.00%) NetScout
12 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
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