The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 90 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.20% 1.02% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 2.03% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £55,000 £61,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.20% +104.16%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
South West

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

Vendors Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
544 492 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 53.70% 50.31% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 451 438 358
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

F5
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

F5 Salary Trend in Wiltshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Crossbeam
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) OPNET
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (20.00%) CA
5 2 (20.00%) OpenView
5 2 (20.00%) HP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (20.00%) Coaching
1 2 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (20.00%) OPNET
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
1 2 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) Crossbeam
5 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) CA
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks