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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 210 220 203
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing F5 26 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.57% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.29% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 40
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £40,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £72,000 £70,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2265 2564 2944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.76% 44.49% 45.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1869 2179 2461
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 11 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Bristol +16 10 £54,500 +28.99% 4
Wiltshire +10 5 £32,250 -41.36% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 42 (93.33%) Cisco
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 23 (51.11%) Juniper
4 21 (46.67%) VPN
5 20 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 19 (42.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
6 19 (42.22%) Wireless
7 18 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (35.56%) Network Security
10 12 (26.67%) IronPort
10 12 (26.67%) HP
10 12 (26.67%) FWSM
11 11 (24.44%) CCNP
11 11 (24.44%) CCNA
11 11 (24.44%) ITIL
12 10 (22.22%) WAN
12 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.22%) MPLS
12 10 (22.22%) SolarWinds
13 9 (20.00%) Network Management
13 9 (20.00%) Palo Alto
13 9 (20.00%) CA
13 9 (20.00%) IBM
13 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (20.00%) Linux
13 9 (20.00%) LAN
13 9 (20.00%) Network Design
13 9 (20.00%) VMware

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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (64.44%) Firewall
2 21 (46.67%) VPN
3 19 (42.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (42.22%) Wireless
4 18 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (35.56%) Network Security
6 12 (26.67%) FWSM
7 10 (22.22%) MPLS
7 10 (22.22%) WAN
8 9 (20.00%) LAN
8 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.78%) Cisco IPT
9 8 (17.78%) IP Telephony
9 8 (17.78%) Unified Communications
10 6 (13.33%) DNS
11 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
11 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (8.89%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (8.89%) DHCP
12 4 (8.89%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) ArcSight Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) iPhone
4 3 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.22%) Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.67%) Solaris
5 3 (6.67%) Unix
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Network Design
2 9 (20.00%) Network Management
3 8 (17.78%) High Availability
3 8 (17.78%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 6 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.67%) Content Development
7 3 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.67%) Information Assurance
7 3 (6.67%) Logistics
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Presales
7 3 (6.67%) Security Operations
7 3 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CCNA
2 11 (24.44%) CCNP
3 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) Degree
5 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.22%) CCSA
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.22%) VCAP
8 1 (2.22%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) UAG
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) KVM
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.67%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (4.44%) Cacti
3 2 (4.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 42 (93.33%) Cisco
2 23 (51.11%) Juniper
3 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
4 12 (26.67%) HP
4 12 (26.67%) IronPort
5 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 9 (20.00%) CA
6 9 (20.00%) IBM
6 9 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 9 (20.00%) VMware
7 8 (17.78%) Nokia
8 5 (11.11%) NetScout
8 5 (11.11%) Riverbed
9 4 (8.89%) Apple
9 4 (8.89%) Avaya
9 4 (8.89%) Dell
9 4 (8.89%) Xerox
10 3 (6.67%) Crossbeam
10 3 (6.67%) Oracle
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