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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 82 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing F5 18 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.30% 2.40% 2.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.68% 4.91% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 32
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
672 591 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.55% 48.92% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 540 485 512
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Wales

F5
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -14 18 £42,500 -5.55% 3
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 37 (97.37%) Cisco
2 32 (84.21%) Firewall
3 25 (65.79%) Juniper
4 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
6 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (42.11%) Network Security
7 16 (42.11%) OSPF
7 16 (42.11%) BGP
7 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (42.11%) CCNP
8 13 (34.21%) Nokia
8 13 (34.21%) Blue Coat
9 12 (31.58%) Network Design
10 11 (28.95%) Finance
10 11 (28.95%) MPLS
11 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
12 9 (23.68%) SonicWALL
12 9 (23.68%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (23.68%) SolarWinds
12 9 (23.68%) Product Management
12 9 (23.68%) NetScaler
12 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (23.68%) Spanning Tree
12 9 (23.68%) BIG-IP
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 9 (23.68%) IPv6
12 9 (23.68%) Citrix

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (7.89%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (42.11%) Network Security
3 16 (42.11%) OSPF
3 16 (42.11%) BGP
4 11 (28.95%) MPLS
5 9 (23.68%) IPv6
5 9 (23.68%) WAN
5 9 (23.68%) BIG-IP
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (23.68%) NetScaler
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (23.68%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (18.42%) Wireless
6 7 (18.42%) LAN
6 7 (18.42%) RIP
7 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
7 5 (13.16%) PPP
7 5 (13.16%) EIGRP
8 3 (7.89%) FDDI
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Security Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Network Architect
2 13 (34.21%) Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.26%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
1 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Network Design
2 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
3 9 (23.68%) Product Management
4 5 (13.16%) Network Management
5 4 (10.53%) Change Control
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 16 (42.11%) CCNP
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.79%) CCSE
4 6 (15.79%) JNCIS
5 5 (13.16%) CCNA
6 4 (10.53%) SAP Certification
6 4 (10.53%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) OpenView
1 3 (7.89%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (7.89%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) Cisco
2 25 (65.79%) Juniper
3 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (34.21%) Nokia
4 13 (34.21%) Blue Coat
5 9 (23.68%) SonicWALL
5 9 (23.68%) SolarWinds
5 9 (23.68%) Citrix
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) HP
6 4 (10.53%) McAfee
6 4 (10.53%) SAP
6 4 (10.53%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) Websense
7 3 (7.89%) 3Com
7 3 (7.89%) Siemens
7 3 (7.89%) Remedy
7 3 (7.89%) Nortel
7 3 (7.89%) Avaya
7 3 (7.89%) BMC
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 18 days ago