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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 224 207 223
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing F5 28 48 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.78% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.76% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 10
Average salary £54,290 £50,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.58% -14.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £31,700 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average 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
2588 2723 2384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 45.57% 44.03% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2160 2183 2024
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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 +20 19 £54,290 -9.51% 2
Gloucestershire -7 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Bristol -17 3 £45,000 -30.76%
Dorset - 3 - - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 25 (53.19%) Firewall
4 23 (48.94%) Intel Security
5 22 (46.81%) Blue Coat
6 21 (44.68%) Load Balancing
6 21 (44.68%) VPN
7 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (36.17%) Intel
9 15 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (27.66%) Finance
11 12 (25.53%) LAN
11 12 (25.53%) WAN
11 12 (25.53%) ProxySG
11 12 (25.53%) Network Design
11 12 (25.53%) Network Security
12 11 (23.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 10 (21.28%) VoIP
13 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
14 9 (19.15%) Telepresence
14 9 (19.15%) DNS
14 9 (19.15%) SSL
14 9 (19.15%) CCDP
14 9 (19.15%) Validation
14 9 (19.15%) Wireless
14 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (19.15%) Wireless Security
14 9 (19.15%) Degree
14 9 (19.15%) Retail

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 25 (53.19%) Firewall
2 21 (44.68%) VPN
3 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (25.53%) LAN
4 12 (25.53%) Network Security
4 12 (25.53%) WAN
5 11 (23.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (21.28%) VoIP
7 9 (19.15%) DNS
7 9 (19.15%) SSL
7 9 (19.15%) Telepresence
7 9 (19.15%) Wireless
7 9 (19.15%) Wireless Security
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Multimedia
2 9 (19.15%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Network Engineer
1 14 (29.79%) Security Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Security Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) Network Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Platform Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Security Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Spring
2 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
1 3 (6.38%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Load Balancing
2 12 (25.53%) Network Design
3 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (19.15%) Validation
4 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.64%) Presales
7 4 (8.51%) B2B
7 4 (8.51%) Coaching
7 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.26%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) SIEM
9 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.13%) CRM
10 1 (2.13%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) Java
1 1 (2.13%) Perl
1 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
1 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.15%) CCDP
2 9 (19.15%) Degree
3 6 (12.77%) CCNP
4 5 (10.64%) CCDA
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) CCIE
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) VCAP
6 1 (2.13%) VCDX
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Nagios
2 3 (6.38%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.13%) OpenView
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (91.49%) Cisco
2 36 (76.60%) Juniper
3 23 (48.94%) Intel Security
4 22 (46.81%) Blue Coat
5 17 (36.17%) Intel
6 5 (10.64%) Riverbed
7 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
8 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.38%) HP
8 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.26%) Brocade
9 2 (4.26%) IronPort
9 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.26%) VMware
10 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (2.13%) Citrix
10 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com