Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 22 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 75 91
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 +18
Permanent jobs citing F5 14 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.28% 2.72% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 5.92% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 51 40
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £46,500 £45,000 £45,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £62,000
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -9.09%

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 Bedfordshire.

All Vendors
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 520 743 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 47.49% 45.92% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 413 643 787
Bedfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +5.26% +6.15%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,200 £28,650
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Bedfordshire

F5
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for F5 in Bedfordshire

F5
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Bedfordshire

F5
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +17 6 £50,000 -6.10%
Luton +5 3 £50,000 -16.67%
Dunstable -20 3 £50,000 +1.52% 1
F5
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (71.43%) CCNP
4 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
5 8 (57.14%) OSPF
5 8 (57.14%) BGP
5 8 (57.14%) Juniper
6 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (50.00%) Network Management
6 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
7 6 (42.86%) HSRP
7 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
7 6 (42.86%) DWDM
7 6 (42.86%) MPLS
7 6 (42.86%) VPN
7 6 (42.86%) SSL
8 5 (35.71%) LAN
8 5 (35.71%) WAN
8 5 (35.71%) Remedy
8 5 (35.71%) HP
8 5 (35.71%) Project Management
8 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (28.57%) Finance
9 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
10 3 (21.43%) GitHub
10 3 (21.43%) Jenkins

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) GitHub
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) BGP
3 8 (57.14%) OSPF
4 6 (42.86%) DWDM
4 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 6 (42.86%) HSRP
4 6 (42.86%) MPLS
4 6 (42.86%) SSL
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (21.43%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (14.29%) tcpdump
8 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
9 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Check Point Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Payments Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
1 3 (21.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Fintech
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (14.29%) iSeries
3 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) CentOS
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (50.00%) Network Management
1 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 3 (21.43%) Python
1 3 (21.43%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) CCDP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 8 (57.14%) Juniper
4 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (35.71%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) Remedy
6 3 (21.43%) Nokia
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 2 (14.29%) Clearswift
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft