Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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.

F5
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 50 70
Rank change year-on-year +13 +20 +15
Permanent jobs citing F5 6 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.32% 2.26% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 4.48% 4.82% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 2
Bedford median annual salary £50,000 £53,250 £57,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.10% -6.99% +4.09%
10th Percentile £48,500 £38,750 £51,775
90th Percentile £59,500 £67,500 £64,925
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +5.77% -5.45%

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bedford.

All Vendors
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 134 166 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 51.74% 46.89% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 113 148 231
Bedford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,800 £29,750
90th Percentile £61,000 £63,250 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.00% +5.26% +6.74%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) GitHub
5 2 (33.33%) HSRP
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Ansible
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Fintech
5 2 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) Release Management
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security

F5
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) DWDM
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Check Point Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (16.67%) iSeries
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCSE
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) Clearswift
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft