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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 72 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing F5 4 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.63% 1.57% 2.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 3.14% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 9
Median salary £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
UK excluding London median 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
295 350 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 46.46% 49.93% 53.07%
Number of salaries quoted 220 323 336
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for F5.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 8 (72.73%) BGP
3 8 (72.73%) CCIE
3 8 (72.73%) HSRP
4 7 (63.64%) Retail
4 7 (63.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (63.64%) Unix
4 7 (63.64%) Middleware
4 7 (63.64%) IPsec
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) WLAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 1 (9.09%) Stonesoft
8 1 (9.09%) DevOps
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 1 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (9.09%) Network Security

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) BGP
1 8 (72.73%) HSRP
1 8 (72.73%) MPLS
2 7 (63.64%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
General
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Operations Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) DevOps
1 1 (9.09%) Kanban
1 1 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
1 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCIE
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Stonesoft