The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 25 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 22 48
Permanent jobs citing F5 0 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 8.89% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category - 16.84% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 1
Median salary - £67,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +67.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78 95 142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 58.21% 52.78% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 65 88 105
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing F5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Bedford

F5
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for F5 in Bedford

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bedford region with a requirement for F5.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
2 5 (62.50%) CCSE
2 5 (62.50%) BIG-IP
2 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) tcpdump
2 5 (62.50%) CCSA
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) CA
2 5 (62.50%) CCDP
3 3 (37.50%) IPv4
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) FTP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) BIG-IP
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
2 5 (62.50%) tcpdump
2 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
3 3 (37.50%) DMVPN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) H.323
3 3 (37.50%) IPv4
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Network Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Telephony Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Telephony Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
1 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCDP
2 5 (62.50%) CCSA
2 5 (62.50%) CCSE
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CA
3 3 (37.50%) Mitel
3 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds