The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 54 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 8 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.53% - 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% - 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Median salary £32,500 - £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
233 297 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.55% 49.83% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 168 243 200
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £33,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

F5
Salary Trend in Watford

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

F5 Salary Trend in Watford

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Watford region with a requirement for F5.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCNP
2 12 (80.00%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Wireless
3 11 (73.33%) CCIE
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 8 (53.33%) Migration
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (46.67%) Palo Alto
6 4 (26.67%) Network Design
6 4 (26.67%) Frame Relay
6 4 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (26.67%) DWDM
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (26.67%) Multicast
6 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (26.67%) IOS XR
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) FabricPath
6 4 (26.67%) IaaS
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) FWSM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) IaaS
1 4 (26.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) LAN
1 12 (80.00%) Wireless
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) BGP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (26.67%) DMVPN
3 4 (26.67%) DWDM
3 4 (26.67%) FabricPath
3 4 (26.67%) FCoE
3 4 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (26.67%) Frame Relay
3 4 (26.67%) FWSM
3 4 (26.67%) IOS XR
3 4 (26.67%) MPLS
3 4 (26.67%) Multicast
3 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Network Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (20.00%) Data Security
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (20.00%) Presales
3 3 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCNP
3 11 (73.33%) CCIE
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 7 (46.67%) Palo Alto
5 4 (26.67%) Brocade
5 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
6 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (20.00%) Symantec