The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 57 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 47 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.49% 1.67% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.51% 3.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 46 21 0
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
626 585 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 46.54% 46.65% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 558 515 407
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
UK

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +21 47 £42,500 -12.82% 6
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 75 (100.00%) Cisco
2 70 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (90.67%) Firewall
4 64 (85.33%) CCNP
5 46 (61.33%) Juniper
6 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
7 39 (52.00%) SC Cleared
8 37 (49.33%) CheckPoint
9 34 (45.33%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (34.67%) LAN
11 20 (26.67%) BGP
11 20 (26.67%) Network Design
12 19 (25.33%) Load Balancing
12 19 (25.33%) WAN
13 16 (21.33%) SLA
13 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
13 16 (21.33%) JNCIS
13 16 (21.33%) CCSE
14 15 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
14 15 (20.00%) VPN
14 15 (20.00%) CCNA
15 14 (18.67%) ITIL
15 14 (18.67%) Network Security
15 14 (18.67%) McAfee
16 13 (17.33%) OSPF
17 12 (16.00%) MPLS
18 10 (13.33%) Blue Coat
19 9 (12.00%) Legal
19 9 (12.00%) HP
19 9 (12.00%) CiscoWorks

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (5.33%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 68 (90.67%) Firewall
2 34 (45.33%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (34.67%) LAN
4 20 (26.67%) BGP
5 19 (25.33%) WAN
6 15 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 15 (20.00%) VPN
7 14 (18.67%) Network Security
8 13 (17.33%) OSPF
9 12 (16.00%) MPLS
10 8 (10.67%) Internet
10 8 (10.67%) EIGRP
10 8 (10.67%) IPsec
11 7 (9.33%) FWSM
11 7 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (9.33%) HSRP
11 7 (9.33%) VRRP
12 6 (8.00%) RIP
12 6 (8.00%) Wireless
13 5 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 9 (12.00%) Legal
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (68.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) Network Architect
2 10 (13.33%) Architect
3 9 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Escalation Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Network Support
7 5 (6.67%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 5 (6.67%) Operations Team Leader
7 5 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Network Architect
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Architect
11 1 (1.33%) Network Security Analyst
11 1 (1.33%) Firewall Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) Statistics
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Network Design
2 19 (25.33%) Load Balancing
3 14 (18.67%) ITIL
4 7 (9.33%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.33%) Network Management
6 1 (1.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.33%) Change Management
6 1 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 70 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (85.33%) CCNP
3 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
4 39 (52.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (21.33%) JNCIS
5 16 (21.33%) CCSE
6 15 (20.00%) CCNA
7 9 (12.00%) CCDA
8 8 (10.67%) CCIE
9 7 (9.33%) JNCIA
9 7 (9.33%) CCSA
9 7 (9.33%) JNCIE
9 7 (9.33%) CISSP
10 6 (8.00%) Degree
11 5 (6.67%) SAP Certification
12 1 (1.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) SLA
2 5 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.67%) OpenView
3 1 (1.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.33%) OPNET
3 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.33%) Netcool
3 1 (1.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (61.33%) Juniper
3 37 (49.33%) CheckPoint
4 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (18.67%) McAfee
6 10 (13.33%) Blue Coat
7 9 (12.00%) HP
8 8 (10.67%) Aruba
9 7 (9.33%) Websense
10 6 (8.00%) VMware
10 6 (8.00%) SonicWALL
11 5 (6.67%) Lumension
11 5 (6.67%) SAP
12 3 (4.00%) ProCurve
12 3 (4.00%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.33%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.33%) 3Com
13 1 (1.33%) Avaya
13 1 (1.33%) Nortel
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago