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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 68 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.76% 0.74% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £49,000 £53,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
304 213 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 58.13% 52.33% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 203 152 163
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Crossbeam
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Cacti
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) HSRP
3 3 (60.00%) GLBP
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) ADSL
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) RIP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) HSRP
3 3 (60.00%) GLBP
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) ADSL
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FMCG
1 2 (40.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cacti
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Crossbeam
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
Watford, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago