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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / South West
Rank 215 224 195
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Permanent jobs citing F5 16 28 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.48% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 1.07% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 45
Median salary £38,000 £54,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.62% +16.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,019 £46,150 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £71,500
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
2076 2620 2595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.69% 45.17% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 2176 2229
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 February 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 February 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 +2 9 £38,750 -22.50%
Bristol - 6 £49,000 - 3
Wiltshire -2 1 £22,000 -59.36% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 38 (90.48%) Cisco
2 26 (61.90%) Firewall
3 23 (54.76%) Juniper
4 18 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 17 (40.48%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
6 16 (38.10%) VPN
7 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (28.57%) HP
8 12 (28.57%) Linux
8 12 (28.57%) Wireless
8 12 (28.57%) VMware
8 12 (28.57%) Palo Alto
9 11 (26.19%) Network Security
9 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (26.19%) CCNA
10 10 (23.81%) MPLS
10 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 10 (23.81%) IronPort
10 10 (23.81%) FWSM
10 10 (23.81%) Network Management
11 9 (21.43%) SolarWinds
11 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
11 9 (21.43%) Network Design
11 9 (21.43%) CA
11 9 (21.43%) Windows
11 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 9 (21.43%) IBM
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft

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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) Firewall
2 17 (40.48%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (38.10%) VPN
4 12 (28.57%) Wireless
5 11 (26.19%) Network Security
6 10 (23.81%) FWSM
6 10 (23.81%) MPLS
7 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 8 (19.05%) Cisco IPT
8 8 (19.05%) IP Telephony
8 8 (19.05%) Unified Communications
9 5 (11.90%) DNS
10 4 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (9.52%) LAN
10 4 (9.52%) WAN
11 3 (7.14%) DHCP
12 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
12 2 (4.76%) OSPF
12 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) ArcSight Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.38%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.90%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) iPhone
4 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 8 (19.05%) Solaris
3 8 (19.05%) Unix
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Debian
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Network Management
2 9 (21.43%) Network Design
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 7 (16.67%) High Availability
4 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 7 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (14.29%) Content Development
5 6 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (14.29%) SIEM
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (11.90%) Information Assurance
6 5 (11.90%) Logistics
6 5 (11.90%) Security Operations
6 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Open Source
7 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.52%) Service Management
8 3 (7.14%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.19%) CCNA
3 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) CCNP
6 3 (7.14%) Degree
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CCSA
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.38%) MCITP
7 1 (2.38%) MCTS
7 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) GPG13
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.76%) UAG
5 1 (2.38%) NFS
5 1 (2.38%) Samba
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (14.29%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (7.14%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) Cacti
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) OpenView
4 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (90.48%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) Juniper
3 18 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 12 (28.57%) HP
4 12 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 12 (28.57%) VMware
5 10 (23.81%) IronPort
6 9 (21.43%) CA
6 9 (21.43%) IBM
6 9 (21.43%) SolarWinds
7 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.05%) Nokia
8 7 (16.67%) Oracle
9 6 (14.29%) ArcSight
9 6 (14.29%) Crossbeam
9 6 (14.29%) Splunk
10 5 (11.90%) NetScout
10 5 (11.90%) Riverbed
11 4 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (4.76%) Xerox
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