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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 92 49 75
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +26
Permanent jobs citing F5 15 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.09% 3.60% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 7.11% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 16
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +21.05%
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
667 506 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.33% 50.65% 37.07%
Number of salaries quoted 547 415 369
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -43 14 £42,500 -26.08% 3
North Wales - 1 £63,500 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (78.95%) Firewall
3 27 (71.05%) Juniper
4 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 19 (50.00%) CCNP
6 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
7 16 (42.11%) Network Design
8 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
8 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (39.47%) WAN
9 13 (34.21%) LAN
10 12 (31.58%) Finance
11 11 (28.95%) Blue Coat
11 11 (28.95%) MPLS
11 11 (28.95%) OSPF
11 11 (28.95%) BGP
11 11 (28.95%) Network Security
12 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
13 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
15 7 (18.42%) SonicWALL
15 7 (18.42%) JNCIS
15 7 (18.42%) CCSE
15 7 (18.42%) McAfee
15 7 (18.42%) Nokia
15 7 (18.42%) IPv6
16 6 (15.79%) Citrix
16 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
17 5 (13.16%) Product Management

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (78.95%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (39.47%) WAN
3 13 (34.21%) LAN
4 11 (28.95%) MPLS
4 11 (28.95%) OSPF
4 11 (28.95%) BGP
4 11 (28.95%) Network Security
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (18.42%) IPv6
8 5 (13.16%) RIP
8 5 (13.16%) Wireless
8 5 (13.16%) BIG-IP
8 5 (13.16%) NetScaler
9 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (7.89%) VoIP
9 3 (7.89%) Internet
9 3 (7.89%) VPN
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Architect
2 11 (28.95%) Network Architect
3 10 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Network Design
2 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.16%) Product Management
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Change Control
4 2 (5.26%) Network Management
5 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) Perl
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) VB
1 1 (2.63%) Python
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) CCNP
3 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
4 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.42%) CCSE
5 7 (18.42%) JNCIS
6 4 (10.53%) CCSA
6 4 (10.53%) CCNA
7 2 (5.26%) CCIE
8 1 (2.63%) VCP4
8 1 (2.63%) CCDA
8 1 (2.63%) CCDP
8 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) OpenView
1 1 (2.63%) Nagios
1 1 (2.63%) OPNET
1 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) Cisco
2 27 (71.05%) Juniper
3 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (28.95%) Blue Coat
5 7 (18.42%) SonicWALL
5 7 (18.42%) McAfee
5 7 (18.42%) Nokia
6 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.53%) Websense
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.89%) Aruba
8 3 (7.89%) Lumension
9 1 (2.63%) NetQoS
9 1 (2.63%) Ipanema Technologies
9 1 (2.63%) Compuware
9 1 (2.63%) HP
9 1 (2.63%) BMC
9 1 (2.63%) CA
9 1 (2.63%) VMware
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
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