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 West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 25 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 West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 194 195 184
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing F5 32 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.36% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 0.81% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 25
Average salary £50,500 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.60% +16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2612 2350 2464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.77% 44.86% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2076 1977 2121
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
England

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 25 July 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 25 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
Wiltshire +14 19 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bristol +3 9 £57,000 +103.57%
Devon - 2 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire -9 1 - - 5
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (95.24%) Cisco
2 37 (88.10%) Juniper
3 31 (73.81%) Security Cleared
4 26 (61.90%) VMware
5 25 (59.52%) Windows
6 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (52.38%) Degree
7 20 (47.62%) SolarWinds
8 19 (45.24%) HP
8 19 (45.24%) Nagios
9 18 (42.86%) Citrix
9 18 (42.86%) ITIL
10 17 (40.48%) Firewall
11 16 (38.10%) OPNET
11 16 (38.10%) Computer Science
11 16 (38.10%) OpenView
11 16 (38.10%) Terminal Services
11 16 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (38.10%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
13 13 (30.95%) Riverbed
14 12 (28.57%) Perl
15 11 (26.19%) Finance
15 11 (26.19%) Wireshark
15 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
15 11 (26.19%) Network Design
15 11 (26.19%) SQL
15 11 (26.19%) VB
15 11 (26.19%) HTML
15 11 (26.19%) Java

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (2.38%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 11 (26.19%) Wireshark
2 11 (26.19%) VoIP
3 9 (21.43%) WAN
3 9 (21.43%) Wireless
4 6 (14.29%) SNMP
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.52%) MRTG
6 3 (7.14%) LAN
6 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.14%) DNS
7 2 (4.76%) SSL
8 1 (2.38%) SAN
8 1 (2.38%) Internet
8 1 (2.38%) DWDM
8 1 (2.38%) MPLS
8 1 (2.38%) OSPF
8 1 (2.38%) BGP
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Consultant
2 12 (28.57%) Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Network Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Performance Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Network Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Network Support
8 2 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Statistics
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.76%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) DataPower
5 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Solaris
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ITIL
2 16 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (38.10%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (26.19%) Network Design
4 7 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Migration
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Network Management
7 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Change Management
7 2 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.38%) Content Management
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Perl
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) VB
2 11 (26.19%) Python
2 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
2 11 (26.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) Security Cleared
2 22 (52.38%) Degree
3 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (19.05%) CCNP
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.76%) CCNA
6 2 (4.76%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) CCDP
7 1 (2.38%) LPIC
7 1 (2.38%) CITP
7 1 (2.38%) CCENT
7 1 (2.38%) MCSD
7 1 (2.38%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.38%) HP MASE
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (38.10%) Terminal Services
3 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (45.24%) Nagios
2 16 (38.10%) OPNET
2 16 (38.10%) OpenView
3 11 (26.19%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (26.19%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (11.90%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (11.90%) Tivoli
4 5 (11.90%) Netcool
4 5 (11.90%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 3 (7.14%) SCCM
5 3 (7.14%) SCOM
6 2 (4.76%) Cacti
7 1 (2.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Cisco
2 37 (88.10%) Juniper
3 26 (61.90%) VMware
4 20 (47.62%) SolarWinds
5 19 (45.24%) HP
6 18 (42.86%) Citrix
7 13 (30.95%) Riverbed
8 11 (26.19%) CA
8 11 (26.19%) Compuware
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.29%) BMC
9 6 (14.29%) NetScout
10 5 (11.90%) IBM
11 4 (9.52%) Remedy
12 2 (4.76%) ArcSight
12 2 (4.76%) LogLogic
12 2 (4.76%) Bomgar
12 2 (4.76%) LogRhythm
12 2 (4.76%) Altiris
12 2 (4.76%) Oracle
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