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 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 222 205 195
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs citing F5 29 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 0.95% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 18
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
2583 2529 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.19% 41.57% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2122 2015 1852
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015. 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 +8 20 £49,000 +8.88% 7
Bristol -21 4 £68,750 +12.70%
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (85.19%) Juniper
3 39 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (57.41%) CCNP
4 31 (57.41%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (44.44%) Firewall
7 19 (35.19%) CCIE
8 15 (27.78%) CheckPoint
8 15 (27.78%) McAfee
8 15 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 14 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
9 14 (25.93%) Blue Coat
9 14 (25.93%) ITIL
10 13 (24.07%) Cisco ISE
10 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
11 12 (22.22%) Network Security
11 12 (22.22%) CCNA
11 12 (22.22%) Finance
12 11 (20.37%) Nagios
12 11 (20.37%) CA
12 11 (20.37%) DNS
12 11 (20.37%) Intel
12 11 (20.37%) Perl
12 11 (20.37%) Python
12 11 (20.37%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (20.37%) CA Spectrum
12 11 (20.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 10 (18.52%) Verint

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 31 (57.41%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (44.44%) Firewall
4 15 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 13 (24.07%) Cisco ISE
7 12 (22.22%) Network Security
8 11 (20.37%) DNS
9 10 (18.52%) PSTN
10 9 (16.67%) WAN
10 9 (16.67%) LAN
10 9 (16.67%) MPLS
10 9 (16.67%) OSPF
10 9 (16.67%) BGP
10 9 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 9 (16.67%) Wireless
11 8 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (7.41%) Internet
13 3 (5.56%) SAN
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Network Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Network Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Lead Security Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Designer
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Design Authority
7 4 (7.41%) Security Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Lead Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Security Designer
7 4 (7.41%) Lead Designer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Security Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 9 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (7.41%) Online Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (18.52%) WFM
4 8 (14.81%) Network Design
5 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) B2B
6 4 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.70%) Change Control
8 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.70%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.85%) Network Management
9 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.85%) Time Management
9 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Perl
1 11 (20.37%) Python
2 10 (18.52%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (57.41%) CCNP
3 19 (35.19%) CCIE
4 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
5 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
6 12 (22.22%) CCNA
7 3 (5.56%) CCSA
8 2 (3.70%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.70%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.70%) CCDP
9 1 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.85%) Degree
9 1 (1.85%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Firmware
2 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Nagios
1 11 (20.37%) CA Spectrum
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco UCCE
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.85%) OpenView
4 1 (1.85%) OPNET
4 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (85.19%) Juniper
3 15 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 15 (27.78%) McAfee
4 14 (25.93%) Blue Coat
5 11 (20.37%) CA
5 11 (20.37%) Intel
6 10 (18.52%) Nimsoft
6 10 (18.52%) Splunk
6 10 (18.52%) Verint
6 10 (18.52%) Lancope
7 9 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (12.96%) Sourcefire
9 5 (9.26%) HP
10 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.56%) Aruba
10 3 (5.56%) Meraki
10 3 (5.56%) IronPort
10 3 (5.56%) ProCurve
10 3 (5.56%) 3Com
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