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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 200 219 193
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Permanent jobs citing F5 49 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.17% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 0.41% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46 10 17
Average salary £50,000 £58,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.52% +23.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £39,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2717 2411 2442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.27% 41.65% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2167 2052 2107
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Bristol +14 20 £65,000 +8.78% 1
Gloucestershire - 15 £35,000 -
Devon - 9 £31,500 - 1
Wiltshire +1 3 £60,000 +14.28% 3
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 90 (96.77%) Cisco
2 85 (91.40%) Juniper
3 58 (62.37%) Firewall
4 54 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (30.11%) CheckPoint
5 28 (30.11%) CCNP
6 26 (27.96%) CCNA
7 25 (26.88%) Network Design
7 25 (26.88%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (26.88%) Barracuda Networks
8 24 (25.81%) WAN
9 22 (23.66%) SLA
9 22 (23.66%) CCIE
9 22 (23.66%) Security Cleared
10 21 (22.58%) LAN
11 20 (21.51%) SC Cleared
12 19 (20.43%) ITIL
13 17 (18.28%) Load Balancing
14 16 (17.20%) Wireless
14 16 (17.20%) TCP/IP
15 15 (16.13%) Finance
16 14 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (13.98%) Network Management
17 13 (13.98%) Riverbed
18 12 (12.90%) MPLS
18 12 (12.90%) OSPF
18 12 (12.90%) BGP
18 12 (12.90%) EIGRP
18 12 (12.90%) Unified Communications
19 11 (11.83%) Microsoft

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.08%) IIS
1 1 (1.08%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (62.37%) Firewall
2 25 (26.88%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (25.81%) WAN
4 21 (22.58%) LAN
5 16 (17.20%) Wireless
5 16 (17.20%) TCP/IP
6 14 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (12.90%) Unified Communications
7 12 (12.90%) MPLS
7 12 (12.90%) OSPF
7 12 (12.90%) BGP
7 12 (12.90%) EIGRP
8 11 (11.83%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (8.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (5.38%) Network Security
10 5 (5.38%) BIG-IP
11 4 (4.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (3.23%) Wireless Security
13 2 (2.15%) VoIP
13 2 (2.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 21 (22.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (17.20%) Architect
4 13 (13.98%) Network Architect
5 10 (10.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.60%) Consultant
7 6 (6.45%) Network Consultant
7 6 (6.45%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Network Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Field Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Network Consultant
11 2 (2.15%) Capacity Planning Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) XMPP
2 2 (2.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Open Source
2 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Linux
2 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.38%) Windows 2000
3 5 (5.38%) Solaris
3 5 (5.38%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) Network Design
2 19 (20.43%) ITIL
3 17 (18.28%) Load Balancing
4 13 (13.98%) Network Management
5 9 (9.68%) B2B
6 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.30%) Change Management
7 4 (4.30%) Time Management
7 4 (4.30%) Process Management
7 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.30%) Coaching
8 2 (2.15%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.15%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.15%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.15%) Change Control
8 2 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.08%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.08%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.08%) Security Architecture
9 1 (1.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.15%) Java
2 2 (2.15%) Perl
2 2 (2.15%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) VB
2 2 (2.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (30.11%) CCNP
3 26 (27.96%) CCNA
4 22 (23.66%) CCIE
4 22 (23.66%) Security Cleared
5 20 (21.51%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.68%) JNCIE
7 6 (6.45%) JNCIS
8 5 (5.38%) CCDP
9 4 (4.30%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (3.23%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.15%) Degree
12 1 (1.08%) MCTS
12 1 (1.08%) MCITP
12 1 (1.08%) CCSE
12 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.08%) MCP
12 1 (1.08%) MCSE
12 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.66%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) Firmware
3 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.15%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.15%) OpenView
2 2 (2.15%) Nagios
2 2 (2.15%) OPNET
3 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 90 (96.77%) Cisco
2 85 (91.40%) Juniper
3 28 (30.11%) CheckPoint
4 25 (26.88%) Barracuda Networks
5 13 (13.98%) Riverbed
6 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.68%) HP
8 8 (8.60%) Sourcefire
9 7 (7.53%) VMware
10 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.38%) Crossbeam
11 5 (5.38%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.38%) McAfee
12 4 (4.30%) NetScout
12 4 (4.30%) Avaya
13 2 (2.15%) CA
13 2 (2.15%) NetApp
13 2 (2.15%) Dell
13 2 (2.15%) Citrix
14 1 (1.08%) Fortinet
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