The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 June 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Permanent jobs citing F5 4 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.82% 1.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 3.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Median salary £40,750 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% -  
UK excluding London median salary £51,402 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% -  

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 Cardiff.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 185 262 334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 37.91% 38.30% 44.12%
Number of salaries quoted 159 230 257
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

F5
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for F5 in Cardiff

F5
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for F5.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (81.82%) VPN
4 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 8 (72.73%) LAN
4 8 (72.73%) WAN
4 8 (72.73%) OSPF
4 8 (72.73%) BGP
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (72.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
5 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
6 6 (54.55%) DDoS Mitigation
6 6 (54.55%) IPsec
6 6 (54.55%) Internet
6 6 (54.55%) MPLS
6 6 (54.55%) Juniper
6 6 (54.55%) FTP
6 6 (54.55%) IPv4
6 6 (54.55%) IPv6
7 4 (36.36%) CCNP
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) DHCP
8 3 (27.27%) VMware
9 2 (18.18%) Migration
9 2 (18.18%) Network Security

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) BGP
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) FTP
4 6 (54.55%) Internet
4 6 (54.55%) IPsec
4 6 (54.55%) IPv4
4 6 (54.55%) IPv6
4 6 (54.55%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 2 (18.18%) IGRP
6 2 (18.18%) SNMP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
2 6 (54.55%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCDP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 6 (54.55%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft