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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 72 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.12% 0.23% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £29,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
362 473 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.77% 53.81% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 290 402 464
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 July 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Southampton

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (40.00%) Network Security
6 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (40.00%) BGP
6 6 (40.00%) Juniper
7 5 (33.33%) MPLS
7 5 (33.33%) OSPF
7 5 (33.33%) CCNP
8 4 (26.67%) VoIP
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) IPsec
9 3 (20.00%) Network Design
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) CCIE
9 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
9 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (20.00%) Lync
10 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
10 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (40.00%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 5 (33.33%) MPLS
5 5 (33.33%) OSPF
6 4 (26.67%) VoIP
7 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (20.00%) IPsec
8 2 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (13.33%) Wireless
8 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) SSL
8 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
5 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Nokia
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Websense
4 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (13.33%) IronPort
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
4 2 (13.33%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.67%) Intel