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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 201 193 185
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing F5 30 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.35% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 0.77% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 26
Average salary £50,500 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.22% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2596 2344 2471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.34% 45.06% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2065 1960 2122
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 £57,500 £50,000 £52,350
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 1 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 1 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 +11 19 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bristol -2 7 £57,000 +103.57%
Devon - 2 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire -11 1 - - 4
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 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 1 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 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%) MRTG
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
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%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.38%) Internet
8 1 (2.38%) BGP
8 1 (2.38%) DWDM
8 1 (2.38%) MPLS
8 1 (2.38%) OSPF
8 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
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%) Performance Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Network Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Performance Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Network Support
9 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
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%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) DataPower
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 Management
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
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%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Network Management
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Perl
2 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) VB
2 11 (26.19%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) Security Cleared
2 22 (52.38%) Degree
3 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 8 (19.05%) CCNP
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 2 (4.76%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) CCENT
7 1 (2.38%) CCDP
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) MCSD
7 1 (2.38%) LPIC
7 1 (2.38%) CITP
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%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
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%) NetScout
9 6 (14.29%) BMC
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.90%) IBM
11 4 (9.52%) Remedy
12 2 (4.76%) Altiris
12 2 (4.76%) Oracle
12 2 (4.76%) Dell
12 2 (4.76%) EMC
12 2 (4.76%) Ericsson
12 2 (4.76%) NetApp
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