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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank - 67 57
Permanent jobs citing F5 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 0.79% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.37% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £46,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.45%
UK excluding London average 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
273 292 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 50.18% 57.71% 49.17%
Number of salaries quoted 234 193 145
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (91.67%) Juniper
2 9 (75.00%) Network Design
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Wireless
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (58.33%) VRRP
4 7 (58.33%) CCNP
4 7 (58.33%) High Availability
4 7 (58.33%) HSRP
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Games
6 5 (41.67%) BIG-IP
6 5 (41.67%) Retail
6 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
6 5 (41.67%) Crossbeam
6 5 (41.67%) VLAN
6 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
6 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (41.67%) 3G
6 5 (41.67%) MPLS
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) VPN
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) ADSL

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) HSRP
2 7 (58.33%) VRRP
2 7 (58.33%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) 3G
3 5 (41.67%) ADSL
3 5 (41.67%) BIG-IP
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (41.67%) GLBP
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 5 (41.67%) Multicast
3 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) VLAN
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) OLAP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Games
2 5 (41.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) SAN Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Build Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Network Design
2 7 (58.33%) High Availability
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
5 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Network Management
7 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (8.33%) Document Management
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CCDP
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Cacti
2 2 (16.67%) HP NNM
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
1 11 (91.67%) Juniper
2 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Crossbeam
3 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Nintex
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) VMware