The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 6 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 14.29% - 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £80,000 - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
South East

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

Vendors Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 85.71% 62.86% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 10
Average salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

F5
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

F5 Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

F5
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper