The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Southampton region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.35% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £29,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
468 488 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 55.25% 54.46% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 399 464 393
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
Hampshire

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 1 August 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Southampton

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Kindle
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) FCoE
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Kindle
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Websense
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR