The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 89 91 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs citing F5 12 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.90% 1.14% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 2.34% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 25
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
F5
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
552 685 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.19% 48.79% 49.35%
Number of salaries quoted 462 547 503
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

F5
Salary Trend in Wales

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

F5 Salary Trend in Wales

F5
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Wales

F5
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +4 12 £42,500 - 1
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for F5.

1 27 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (86.67%) Cisco
2 26 (86.67%) Firewall
3 24 (80.00%) LAN
4 23 (76.67%) Juniper
5 21 (70.00%) CheckPoint
5 21 (70.00%) CCNA
6 20 (66.67%) WAN
7 17 (56.67%) SolarWinds
8 16 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 16 (53.33%) Extreme Networks
8 16 (53.33%) VMware
9 15 (50.00%) Brocade
9 15 (50.00%) Linux
9 15 (50.00%) CA
9 15 (50.00%) VyOS
9 15 (50.00%) Vyatta
10 14 (46.67%) Driving Licence
11 13 (43.33%) High Availability
11 13 (43.33%) CCSE
11 13 (43.33%) CCSA
12 12 (40.00%) CCNP
13 11 (36.67%) BGP
14 10 (33.33%) IPsec
14 10 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 10 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
14 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
15 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (30.00%) Finance

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) Firewall
2 24 (80.00%) LAN
3 20 (66.67%) WAN
4 16 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (36.67%) BGP
6 10 (33.33%) IPsec
7 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (30.00%) VPN
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (23.33%) Internet
9 6 (20.00%) DNS
9 6 (20.00%) FTP
9 6 (20.00%) MPLS
9 6 (20.00%) OSPF
10 4 (13.33%) HSRP
10 4 (13.33%) VRRP
11 3 (10.00%) IPv4
11 3 (10.00%) IPv6
11 3 (10.00%) Junos
11 3 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 9 (30.00%) Advertising
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Network Support
2 4 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Performance Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Driving Licence
2 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
1 15 (50.00%) VyOS
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) High Availability
2 10 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.33%) Network Design
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (6.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Line Management
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Presales
8 1 (3.33%) Application Performance Management
8 1 (3.33%) Business Development
8 1 (3.33%) Converged Infrastructure
8 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) Perl
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
1 2 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (70.00%) CCNA
3 13 (43.33%) CCSA
3 13 (43.33%) CCSE
4 12 (40.00%) CCNP
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 3 (10.00%) AWS Certification
6 3 (10.00%) CCDA
6 3 (10.00%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.67%) JNCIS
7 2 (6.67%) MCITP
7 2 (6.67%) MCSA
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (6.67%) Nagios
1 2 (6.67%) OpenView
1 2 (6.67%) OPNET
1 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Cisco
2 23 (76.67%) Juniper
3 21 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 17 (56.67%) SolarWinds
5 16 (53.33%) Extreme Networks
5 16 (53.33%) VMware
6 15 (50.00%) Brocade
6 15 (50.00%) CA
6 15 (50.00%) Vyatta
7 4 (13.33%) Radware
7 4 (13.33%) TippingPoint
8 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.33%) BMC
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix
9 1 (3.33%) Compuware
9 1 (3.33%) Ipanema Technologies
9 1 (3.33%) NetQoS
9 1 (3.33%) NetScout