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 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 230 206 211
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Permanent jobs citing F5 26 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 1.43% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 22
Median salary £42,500 £47,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% -8.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £40,450 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £63,000 £71,800
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
F5
England

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
2436 2525 2663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.89% 42.84% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2027 2115 2174
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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
Bristol +7 15 £42,500 - 4
Gloucestershire -11 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Wiltshire -11 6 £45,000 -8.16% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West region with a requirement for F5.

1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) Firewall
3 17 (45.95%) Juniper
4 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (43.24%) Data Centre
5 15 (40.54%) VPN
6 14 (37.84%) Wireless
6 14 (37.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (35.14%) Network Security
7 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds
9 10 (27.03%) FWSM
9 10 (27.03%) CCNP
9 10 (27.03%) IronPort
10 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
10 9 (24.32%) WAN
10 9 (24.32%) Linux
10 9 (24.32%) LAN
10 9 (24.32%) HP
10 9 (24.32%) Nagios
11 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
12 7 (18.92%) VMware
12 7 (18.92%) Service Management
12 7 (18.92%) MPLS
12 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
12 7 (18.92%) CA
12 7 (18.92%) IBM
12 7 (18.92%) CCNA
12 7 (18.92%) Network Management

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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (40.54%) VPN
4 14 (37.84%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (37.84%) Wireless
5 13 (35.14%) Network Security
6 10 (27.03%) FWSM
7 9 (24.32%) LAN
7 9 (24.32%) WAN
8 7 (18.92%) MPLS
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (16.22%) IP Telephony
9 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications
10 5 (13.51%) DNS
10 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
11 3 (8.11%) DHCP
11 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
11 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (5.41%) DSL
12 2 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) iPhone
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Unix
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.92%) Network Management
2 7 (18.92%) Service Management
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Network Design
4 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 4 (10.81%) Presales
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.70%) Application Performance Management
8 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNP
3 7 (18.92%) CCNA
4 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.70%) CCA
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.70%) MCSE
7 1 (2.70%) VCAP
7 1 (2.70%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) UAG
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.70%) KVM
3 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.70%) vCloud
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Nagios
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (10.81%) Puppet
4 3 (8.11%) Cacti
5 1 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.70%) OpenView
5 1 (2.70%) Pingdom
5 1 (2.70%) SCCM
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 17 (45.95%) Juniper
3 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
4 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds
5 10 (27.03%) IronPort
6 9 (24.32%) HP
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.92%) CA
7 7 (18.92%) IBM
7 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
7 7 (18.92%) VMware
8 6 (16.22%) Nokia
9 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
10 3 (8.11%) NetScout
10 3 (8.11%) Riverbed
11 2 (5.41%) Apple
11 2 (5.41%) Avaya
11 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
11 2 (5.41%) Citrix
11 2 (5.41%) Dell
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