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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 86 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing F5 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.66% 0.21% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 0.53% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £55,000 £47,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.40% -5.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
520 378 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 56.89% 39.71% 49.50%
Number of salaries quoted 400 333 363
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,875 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

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 21 April 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Southampton

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
4 9 (52.94%) WAN
4 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) MPLS
5 8 (47.06%) BGP
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (41.18%) OSPF
6 7 (41.18%) VPN
7 6 (35.29%) VoIP
7 6 (35.29%) UNIX
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
8 5 (29.41%) Crossbeam
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
8 5 (29.41%) Sourcefire
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (29.41%) Solaris
8 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000
8 5 (29.41%) LAN
8 5 (29.41%) SLA
8 5 (29.41%) CCNP
9 4 (23.53%) CCIE

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1 (5.88%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) WAN
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (47.06%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) BGP
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (41.18%) OSPF
4 7 (41.18%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) VoIP
6 5 (29.41%) LAN
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
8 2 (11.76%) WLAN
8 2 (11.76%) VLAN
9 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.88%) IPsec
9 1 (5.88%) HSRP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Network Designer
1 6 (35.29%) Designer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) Solaris
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Budget Control
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Demand Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
2 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
3 5 (29.41%) Sourcefire
3 5 (29.41%) Crossbeam
4 1 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya