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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 89 97 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -32
Permanent jobs citing F5 10 7 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.76% 0.50% 2.94%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 1.14% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 39
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
561 615 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 42.73% 43.96% 46.87%
Number of salaries quoted 455 483 537
Median salary £36,489 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +10 10 £45,000 +50.00% 2
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 23 (74.19%) Cisco
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (67.74%) Juniper
3 19 (61.29%) CCNA
3 19 (61.29%) LAN
3 19 (61.29%) CheckPoint
4 18 (58.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 17 (54.84%) WAN
6 16 (51.61%) Linux
7 15 (48.39%) VMware
7 15 (48.39%) SolarWinds
8 14 (45.16%) Extreme Networks
8 14 (45.16%) CA
9 13 (41.94%) Brocade
9 13 (41.94%) Vyatta
9 13 (41.94%) VyOS
9 13 (41.94%) Driving Licence
10 12 (38.71%) CCSA
10 12 (38.71%) CCSE
11 9 (29.03%) DNS
11 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (25.81%) High Availability
12 8 (25.81%) CCNP
12 8 (25.81%) Finance
12 8 (25.81%) Advertising
13 7 (22.58%) Internet
13 7 (22.58%) BGP
14 6 (19.35%) MPLS
14 6 (19.35%) OSPF

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 19 (61.29%) LAN
3 18 (58.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 17 (54.84%) WAN
5 9 (29.03%) DNS
6 7 (22.58%) BGP
6 7 (22.58%) Internet
7 6 (19.35%) FTP
7 6 (19.35%) IPsec
7 6 (19.35%) MPLS
7 6 (19.35%) OSPF
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
9 4 (12.90%) BIG-IP
9 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (12.90%) SSL
9 4 (12.90%) VLAN
10 3 (9.68%) IPv4
10 3 (9.68%) IPv6
10 3 (9.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Advertising
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Network Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Administrator
2 3 (9.68%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) IT Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Management Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Driving Licence
2 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) VyOS
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.45%) CentOS
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) High Availability
2 6 (19.35%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Network Design
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 1 (3.23%) Application Performance Management
7 1 (3.23%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.23%) Presales
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (61.29%) CCNA
3 12 (38.71%) CCSA
3 12 (38.71%) CCSE
4 8 (25.81%) CCNP
5 3 (9.68%) AWS Certification
5 3 (9.68%) CCDA
5 3 (9.68%) JNCIA
6 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.45%) MCITP
6 2 (6.45%) MCSA
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
1 2 (6.45%) OpenView
1 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.23%) OPNET
2 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 21 (67.74%) Juniper
3 19 (61.29%) CheckPoint
4 15 (48.39%) SolarWinds
4 15 (48.39%) VMware
5 14 (45.16%) CA
5 14 (45.16%) Extreme Networks
6 13 (41.94%) Brocade
6 13 (41.94%) Vyatta
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
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