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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 202 187 180
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs citing F5 25 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.41% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.93% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 29
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,700 £50,000 £47,700
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
2582 2249 2516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.86% 44.41% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2061 1861 2167
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -7 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Dorset 0 6 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Bristol -8 6 £61,000 +121.81% 1
Devon - 2 £47,500 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (91.49%) Cisco
2 36 (76.60%) Juniper
3 31 (65.96%) Security Cleared
4 23 (48.94%) VMware
5 22 (46.81%) Firewall
5 22 (46.81%) Windows
6 19 (40.43%) ITIL
6 19 (40.43%) Degree
6 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (38.30%) HP
8 17 (36.17%) SolarWinds
9 16 (34.04%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (34.04%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (34.04%) OPNET
9 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
9 16 (34.04%) OpenView
9 16 (34.04%) Terminal Services
9 16 (34.04%) Nagios
10 15 (31.91%) Citrix
10 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
11 13 (27.66%) Riverbed
11 13 (27.66%) Network Design
11 13 (27.66%) Finance
12 12 (25.53%) Perl
13 11 (23.40%) SQL
13 11 (23.40%) VB
13 11 (23.40%) HTML
13 11 (23.40%) Java
13 11 (23.40%) Python
13 11 (23.40%) VoIP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) TeamSite
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) Firewall
2 11 (23.40%) Wireshark
2 11 (23.40%) VoIP
3 9 (19.15%) Wireless
4 7 (14.89%) WAN
4 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.77%) DNS
5 6 (12.77%) SNMP
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (8.51%) MRTG
6 4 (8.51%) HTTP
6 4 (8.51%) SMTP
6 4 (8.51%) Internet
6 4 (8.51%) OSPF
6 4 (8.51%) BGP
7 3 (6.38%) EIGRP
7 3 (6.38%) FWSM
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (6.38%) MPLS
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Consultant
2 12 (25.53%) Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Network Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Network Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Network Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Applications Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Performance Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Capacity Planning Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Administrator
6 5 (10.64%) Tivoli Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Network Support
8 2 (4.26%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Statistics
3 1 (2.13%) DataPower
3 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ITIL
2 16 (34.04%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (34.04%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (27.66%) Network Design
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
5 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.26%) Time Management
8 1 (2.13%) Computer Security
8 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.13%) Content Management
8 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Perl
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) VB
2 11 (23.40%) Python
2 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (65.96%) Security Cleared
2 19 (40.43%) Degree
3 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (19.15%) CCNP
6 4 (8.51%) CCNA
7 3 (6.38%) CCSA
7 3 (6.38%) CCIE
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.13%) CCDP
9 1 (2.13%) LPIC
9 1 (2.13%) CCENT
9 1 (2.13%) HP ASE
9 1 (2.13%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (34.04%) Terminal Services
3 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.26%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.13%) Squid
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) OpenView
1 16 (34.04%) Nagios
1 16 (34.04%) OPNET
2 11 (23.40%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (23.40%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (10.64%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (10.64%) Tivoli
3 5 (10.64%) Netcool
3 5 (10.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (8.51%) Check_MK
5 2 (4.26%) SCCM
5 2 (4.26%) SCOM
6 1 (2.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 43 (91.49%) Cisco
2 36 (76.60%) Juniper
3 23 (48.94%) VMware
4 18 (38.30%) HP
5 17 (36.17%) SolarWinds
6 15 (31.91%) Citrix
7 13 (27.66%) Riverbed
8 11 (23.40%) Compuware
8 11 (23.40%) CA
9 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
10 6 (12.77%) BMC
10 6 (12.77%) NetQoS
10 6 (12.77%) Ipanema Technologies
10 6 (12.77%) NetScout
11 5 (10.64%) IBM
12 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
12 4 (8.51%) Remedy
13 3 (6.38%) Nokia
14 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
15 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
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