The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.93% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
F5
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
461 454 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 53.79% 51.36% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 403 441 408
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

F5
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Southampton region.

F5 Salary Trend in Southampton

F5
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Southampton

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (44.44%) ISACA
4 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
4 4 (44.44%) GIAC
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) Brocade
4 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) COBIT
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
4 4 (44.44%) Security Management
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) IPsec
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Retail

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) HSRP
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) FCoE
5 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Kindle
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
1 4 (44.44%) Security Management
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) GIAC
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) ISACA
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) COBIT
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Brocade
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Websense
6 1 (11.11%) Nokia
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (11.11%) IronPort
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat