The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank - - 75
Permanent jobs citing F5 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
F5
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Vendors Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
188 193 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 40.96% 38.99% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 155 173 262
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

F5
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Suffolk region.

F5 Salary Trend in Suffolk

F5
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Crossbeam
3 4 (57.14%) Trend Micro
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) WSH
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) CCSA
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) SSH
4 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 1 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Network Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCSE
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Blue Coat
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) Crossbeam
3 4 (57.14%) Trend Micro
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire