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 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank - 51 67
Permanent jobs citing F5 0 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 2.25% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.81% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 3
Median salary - £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
F5
Hertfordshire

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
248 315 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 51.35% 59.10% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 202 251 217
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 September 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 Watford region with a requirement for F5.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) DMVPN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (40.00%) Multicast
4 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) IOS XR
4 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) FCoE
4 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) FWSM
4 2 (40.00%) FabricPath
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) DWDM
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (60.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (40.00%) DWDM
2 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (40.00%) FabricPath
2 2 (40.00%) FCoE
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (40.00%) FWSM
2 2 (40.00%) IOS XR
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) CCDP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) VMware