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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 199 193 181
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs citing F5 32 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.47% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 1.09% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 27
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,800 £60,000 £50,000
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
2645 2210 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.63% 43.21% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2180 1833 2138
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 October 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 October 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 +3 12 £63,750 +131.81% 5
Dorset +4 9 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Wiltshire -7 8 £51,250 -10.86% 2
Somerset -10 2 £27,500 - 1
Devon - 1 £47,500 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 58 (90.63%) Cisco
2 45 (70.31%) Juniper
3 40 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 32 (50.00%) Firewall
5 31 (48.44%) VMware
6 29 (45.31%) ITIL
7 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (39.06%) Windows
9 23 (35.94%) HP
9 23 (35.94%) Degree
10 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
10 20 (31.25%) Citrix
11 19 (29.69%) Network Design
12 18 (28.13%) Computer Science
12 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (28.13%) CheckPoint
13 17 (26.56%) Nagios
13 17 (26.56%) Finance
13 17 (26.56%) SolarWinds
14 16 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
14 16 (25.00%) OPNET
14 16 (25.00%) OpenView
14 16 (25.00%) Terminal Services
15 15 (23.44%) CCNP
15 15 (23.44%) VoIP
15 15 (23.44%) Riverbed
16 14 (21.88%) Perl
17 13 (20.31%) Linux
17 13 (20.31%) Python

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (4.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.69%) Lync
2 2 (3.13%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) TeamSite
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) PaaS
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (23.44%) VoIP
3 13 (20.31%) Wireshark
4 11 (17.19%) Wireless
5 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.06%) WAN
5 9 (14.06%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (12.50%) Network Security
6 8 (12.50%) BGP
6 8 (12.50%) OSPF
7 7 (10.94%) VPN
7 7 (10.94%) DNS
8 6 (9.38%) HTTP
8 6 (9.38%) SNMP
8 6 (9.38%) IPsec
9 5 (7.81%) MRTG
10 4 (6.25%) DMVPN
10 4 (6.25%) SMTP
10 4 (6.25%) Internet
11 3 (4.69%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.38%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Consultant
2 15 (23.44%) Architect
3 12 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Network Architect
5 9 (14.06%) Senior Architect
5 9 (14.06%) Senior Network Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Performance Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Network Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Applications Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Tivoli Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Performance Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) HTML
2 2 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) User Experience
3 5 (7.81%) Statistics
4 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) CESG
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) Open Source
6 2 (3.13%) PMI
6 2 (3.13%) Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) NHS
7 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) UNIX
4 1 (1.56%) Solaris
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) ITIL
2 19 (29.69%) Network Design
3 16 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (17.19%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 8 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 8 (12.50%) Migration
6 7 (10.94%) Capacity Management
7 6 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Network Architecture
9 4 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 4 (6.25%) Time Management
9 4 (6.25%) Project Management
10 3 (4.69%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.69%) Information Security
10 3 (4.69%) Network Management
11 2 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) Perl
2 13 (20.31%) Python
2 13 (20.31%) Java
3 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 11 (17.19%) VB
3 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 23 (35.94%) Degree
3 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (23.44%) CCNP
6 12 (18.75%) CCNA
7 5 (7.81%) CCIE
7 5 (7.81%) CCDP
8 3 (4.69%) CCSA
9 2 (3.13%) HND
9 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.56%) CCENT
10 1 (1.56%) LPIC
10 1 (1.56%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.56%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.69%) ProxySG
4 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) Samba
6 1 (1.56%) Squid
6 1 (1.56%) XenApp
6 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) Nagios
2 16 (25.00%) OPNET
2 16 (25.00%) OpenView
3 11 (17.19%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (17.19%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (7.81%) Tivoli
4 5 (7.81%) Netcool
4 5 (7.81%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 5 (7.81%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (7.81%) Check_MK
5 4 (6.25%) SCCM
6 2 (3.13%) SCOM
7 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 58 (90.63%) Cisco
2 45 (70.31%) Juniper
3 31 (48.44%) VMware
4 23 (35.94%) HP
5 20 (31.25%) Citrix
6 18 (28.13%) CheckPoint
7 17 (26.56%) SolarWinds
8 15 (23.44%) Riverbed
9 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
9 11 (17.19%) Compuware
9 11 (17.19%) CA
10 8 (12.50%) NetScout
11 6 (9.38%) NetQoS
11 6 (9.38%) Ipanema Technologies
11 6 (9.38%) BMC
12 5 (7.81%) Remedy
12 5 (7.81%) IBM
13 4 (6.25%) Infoblox
14 3 (4.69%) NetApp
14 3 (4.69%) Nokia
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