Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 140 170
Rank change year-on-year +2 +30 +10
Permanent jobs citing F5 32 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.06% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 0.96% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 11
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +106.52% -8.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £43,750 £18,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,250 £51,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -5.00%

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1341 935 1376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.36% 41.32% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 771 1134
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Cheshire

F5
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for F5 in Cheshire

F5
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Cheshire

F5
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Warrington - 19 £45,000 -
Knutsford - 4 £60,000 -
F5
North West

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 32 (100.00%) Firewall
1 32 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 30 (93.75%) Wireless
2 30 (93.75%) WAN
3 29 (90.63%) Cisco
4 27 (84.38%) VPN
5 26 (81.25%) DNS
5 26 (81.25%) OSPF
5 26 (81.25%) BGP
5 26 (81.25%) EIGRP
5 26 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (78.13%) CCNP
7 24 (75.00%) Ethernet
8 23 (71.88%) SSL
8 23 (71.88%) DHCP
9 21 (65.63%) LAN
9 21 (65.63%) IP Telephony
9 21 (65.63%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (62.50%) Cisco PIX
10 20 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (62.50%) Riverbed
10 20 (62.50%) Degree
10 20 (62.50%) IPsec
10 20 (62.50%) ITIL
10 20 (62.50%) MPLS
11 19 (59.38%) Wireshark
12 18 (56.25%) TACACS
13 17 (53.13%) Finance
13 17 (53.13%) xDSL
14 14 (43.75%) NX-OS

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 32 (100.00%) Firewall
2 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 30 (93.75%) Wireless
3 27 (84.38%) VPN
4 26 (81.25%) BGP
4 26 (81.25%) DNS
4 26 (81.25%) EIGRP
4 26 (81.25%) OSPF
5 24 (75.00%) Ethernet
6 23 (71.88%) DHCP
6 23 (71.88%) SSL
7 21 (65.63%) Cisco IOS
7 21 (65.63%) IP Telephony
7 21 (65.63%) LAN
8 20 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (62.50%) Cisco PIX
8 20 (62.50%) IPsec
8 20 (62.50%) MPLS
9 19 (59.38%) Wireshark
10 18 (56.25%) TACACS
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Financial Institution
3 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Service Operations Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.63%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
1 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 20 (62.50%) ITIL
3 12 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (37.50%) Service Management
4 10 (31.25%) ITIL V3
4 10 (31.25%) ITSM
5 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Network Management
7 2 (6.25%) Product Management
7 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Runbook
7 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (78.13%) CCNP
3 20 (62.50%) Degree
4 6 (18.75%) CCIE
5 3 (9.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) Riverbed
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) Blue Coat
5 3 (9.38%) Infoblox
5 3 (9.38%) Juniper