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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 77 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing F5 9 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.17% 1.63% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 2.89% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
369 519 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 47.92% 56.29% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 353 429 318
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 8 February 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Southampton

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) WAN
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (95.45%) MPLS
3 13 (59.09%) Blue Coat
3 13 (59.09%) Network Security
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (54.55%) Network Design
4 12 (54.55%) Riverbed
4 12 (54.55%) Wireless
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (54.55%) CCIE
4 12 (54.55%) CCNP
4 12 (54.55%) Skype
4 12 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (45.45%) VPN
5 10 (45.45%) Juniper
5 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 10 (45.45%) Finance
5 10 (45.45%) Load Balancing
6 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (40.91%) Network Architecture
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (40.91%) OSPF
6 9 (40.91%) BGP
6 9 (40.91%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) Retail
7 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 21 (95.45%) MPLS
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (59.09%) Network Security
4 12 (54.55%) Skype
4 12 (54.55%) Wireless
5 10 (45.45%) VPN
6 9 (40.91%) BGP
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (40.91%) OSPF
6 9 (40.91%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) FCoE
7 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.55%) IPsec
7 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.55%) SAN
7 1 (4.55%) SSL
General
1 12 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Architect
1 15 (68.18%) Network Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Network Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Security Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Network Security Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Security Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Network Design
2 10 (45.45%) Load Balancing
3 9 (40.91%) Network Architecture
3 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) CCIE
1 12 (54.55%) CCNP
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Blue Coat
3 12 (54.55%) Riverbed
4 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 10 (45.45%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) IronPort
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Nokia
5 1 (4.55%) VMware