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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 195 195 186
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing F5 39 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 0.89% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 26
Average salary £54,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
2809 2238 2413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.59% 42.44% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2326 1876 2064
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Bristol +10 14 £71,000 +158.18% 1
Dorset +3 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Wiltshire -1 9 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Somerset -12 5 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Devon - 1 £27,500 - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 62 (89.86%) Cisco
2 45 (65.22%) Juniper
3 44 (63.77%) Security Cleared
4 35 (50.72%) Firewall
5 31 (44.93%) VMware
5 31 (44.93%) ITIL
6 26 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (37.68%) SC Cleared
7 24 (34.78%) Windows
8 23 (33.33%) Finance
8 23 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 23 (33.33%) Degree
9 21 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (30.43%) HP
10 20 (28.99%) Network Design
11 18 (26.09%) Riverbed
11 18 (26.09%) Citrix
12 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
13 16 (23.19%) Nagios
13 16 (23.19%) CCNA
14 15 (21.74%) CCNP
14 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
14 15 (21.74%) Linux
14 15 (21.74%) SolarWinds
15 14 (20.29%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (20.29%) Performance Monitoring
15 14 (20.29%) Terminal Services
15 14 (20.29%) OPNET
15 14 (20.29%) Perl
15 14 (20.29%) VoIP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (4.35%) MQSeries
1 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (1.45%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) PaaS
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.72%) Firewall
2 14 (20.29%) VoIP
3 13 (18.84%) Wireless
4 12 (17.39%) Wireshark
5 11 (15.94%) WAN
6 10 (14.49%) Network Security
7 9 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 7 (10.14%) VPN
8 7 (10.14%) DNS
8 7 (10.14%) OSPF
8 7 (10.14%) BGP
8 7 (10.14%) HTTP
8 7 (10.14%) IPsec
9 6 (8.70%) LAN
10 5 (7.25%) MRTG
11 4 (5.80%) LDAP
11 4 (5.80%) SNMP
11 4 (5.80%) SMTP
11 4 (5.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Banking
3 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Architect
2 15 (21.74%) Consultant
3 13 (18.84%) Network Architect
4 12 (17.39%) Network Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Senior Network Architect
5 11 (15.94%) Senior Architect
6 7 (10.14%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Network Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Applications Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Administrator
8 5 (7.25%) Field Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Capacity Planning Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Performance Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Performance Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) HTML
2 3 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) User Experience
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.80%) CESG
3 4 (5.80%) Statistics
4 2 (2.90%) PMI
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) ITIL
2 20 (28.99%) Network Design
3 14 (20.29%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (20.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (14.49%) Load Balancing
6 8 (11.59%) Performance Management
6 8 (11.59%) Capacity Management
6 8 (11.59%) Migration
7 7 (10.14%) Time Management
8 5 (7.25%) Network Architecture
8 5 (7.25%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.80%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.80%) Project Management
10 3 (4.35%) BCP
10 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.35%) Information Security
10 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) Perl
2 13 (18.84%) Java
2 13 (18.84%) Python
3 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
3 10 (14.49%) SQL
3 10 (14.49%) VB
4 3 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (63.77%) Security Cleared
2 26 (37.68%) SC Cleared
3 23 (33.33%) Degree
4 21 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (23.19%) CCNA
6 15 (21.74%) CCNP
7 4 (5.80%) CCDP
7 4 (5.80%) CCIE
8 3 (4.35%) HND
8 3 (4.35%) CCSA
9 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.45%) LPIC
10 1 (1.45%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.29%) Terminal Services
3 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.80%) ProxySG
5 3 (4.35%) Samba
5 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.45%) XenApp
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) Nagios
2 14 (20.29%) OpenView
2 14 (20.29%) OPNET
3 10 (14.49%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (14.49%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (7.25%) Check_MK
5 4 (5.80%) SCCM
5 4 (5.80%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (5.80%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.80%) Netcool
5 4 (5.80%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (2.90%) SCOM
6 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 62 (89.86%) Cisco
2 45 (65.22%) Juniper
3 31 (44.93%) VMware
4 23 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 21 (30.43%) HP
6 18 (26.09%) Citrix
6 18 (26.09%) Riverbed
7 15 (21.74%) SolarWinds
7 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 11 (15.94%) NetScout
9 10 (14.49%) CA
10 9 (13.04%) Compuware
11 6 (8.70%) Avaya
12 5 (7.25%) BMC
12 5 (7.25%) Remedy
12 5 (7.25%) NetQoS
12 5 (7.25%) Ipanema Technologies
13 4 (5.80%) NetApp
13 4 (5.80%) Blue Coat
13 4 (5.80%) Infoblox
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Salary: £36000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus+Car Allowance+O/T/Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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LV=
Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Negotiable + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago