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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 209 188 183
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Permanent jobs citing F5 29 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.04% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 27
Average salary £51,250 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,800 £57,750 £48,900
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
2688 2202 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.22% 43.28% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 1826 2163
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 £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Bristol -1 11 £63,750 +131.81% 5
Wiltshire +3 9 £50,000 - 1
Dorset +2 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Devon - 2 £47,500 - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (93.22%) Cisco
2 45 (76.27%) Juniper
3 38 (64.41%) Security Cleared
4 29 (49.15%) Firewall
5 27 (45.76%) VMware
5 27 (45.76%) ITIL
6 23 (38.98%) Windows
6 23 (38.98%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (37.29%) HP
8 20 (33.90%) Network Design
8 20 (33.90%) Degree
9 19 (32.20%) SC Cleared
9 19 (32.20%) Citrix
10 17 (28.81%) SolarWinds
11 16 (27.12%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (27.12%) Computer Science
11 16 (27.12%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (27.12%) OPNET
11 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (27.12%) OpenView
11 16 (27.12%) Terminal Services
11 16 (27.12%) Nagios
12 15 (25.42%) CCNP
12 15 (25.42%) Finance
13 14 (23.73%) VoIP
14 13 (22.03%) Riverbed
15 12 (20.34%) Perl
15 12 (20.34%) CheckPoint
15 12 (20.34%) Wireless
16 11 (18.64%) CA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.08%) Lync
2 1 (1.69%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) SaaS
2 2 (3.39%) PaaS
2 2 (3.39%) IaaS
2 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (49.15%) Firewall
2 14 (23.73%) VoIP
3 12 (20.34%) Wireless
4 11 (18.64%) Wireshark
5 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (11.86%) WAN
6 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.86%) OSPF
6 7 (11.86%) BGP
7 6 (10.17%) DNS
7 6 (10.17%) SNMP
8 4 (6.78%) HTTP
8 4 (6.78%) SMTP
8 4 (6.78%) VPN
8 4 (6.78%) Internet
8 4 (6.78%) MRTG
8 4 (6.78%) Network Security
9 3 (5.08%) MPLS
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (5.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Consultant
2 16 (27.12%) Architect
3 12 (20.34%) Network Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Network Architect
4 10 (16.95%) Senior Network Architect
4 10 (16.95%) Senior Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Network Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Applications Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Performance Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Tivoli Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Principle Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) User Experience
3 5 (8.47%) Statistics
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) CESG
6 2 (3.39%) PMI
6 2 (3.39%) Clustering
6 2 (3.39%) Open Source
7 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.69%) NHS
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 9 (15.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) ITIL
2 20 (33.90%) Network Design
3 16 (27.12%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (27.12%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (13.56%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (11.86%) Migration
6 6 (10.17%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (10.17%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.78%) Project Management
8 4 (6.78%) Network Architecture
8 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
9 3 (5.08%) Network Management
9 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) Information Security
10 2 (3.39%) Data Management
10 2 (3.39%) B2B
10 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) Perl
2 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) VB
2 11 (18.64%) Python
2 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
2 11 (18.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (64.41%) Security Cleared
2 20 (33.90%) Degree
3 19 (32.20%) SC Cleared
4 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (25.42%) CCNP
6 9 (15.25%) CCNA
7 5 (8.47%) CCIE
8 4 (6.78%) CCDP
9 3 (5.08%) CCSA
10 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.69%) LPIC
11 1 (1.69%) CCENT
11 1 (1.69%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.69%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (27.12%) Terminal Services
3 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.39%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.69%) Squid
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) OpenView
1 16 (27.12%) Nagios
1 16 (27.12%) OPNET
2 11 (18.64%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (18.64%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (8.47%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (8.47%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.47%) Netcool
3 5 (8.47%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (6.78%) SCCM
4 4 (6.78%) Check_MK
5 2 (3.39%) SCOM
6 1 (1.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 55 (93.22%) Cisco
2 45 (76.27%) Juniper
3 27 (45.76%) VMware
4 22 (37.29%) HP
5 19 (32.20%) Citrix
6 17 (28.81%) SolarWinds
7 13 (22.03%) Riverbed
8 12 (20.34%) CheckPoint
9 11 (18.64%) Compuware
9 11 (18.64%) CA
10 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.17%) BMC
11 6 (10.17%) NetScout
11 6 (10.17%) NetQoS
11 6 (10.17%) Ipanema Technologies
12 5 (8.47%) IBM
13 4 (6.78%) Remedy
14 3 (5.08%) Nokia
14 3 (5.08%) Infoblox
15 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
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