The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
North West / Manchester
Rank 194 168 179
Rank change year-on-year -26 +11  
Permanent jobs citing F5 11 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.87% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Median salary £47,500 £38,188 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.38% -23.62%  
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 Manchester.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1618 1376 1583
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.62% 41.25% 42.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1149 1255
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

F5
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for F5 in Manchester

F5
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Manchester

F5
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -7 1 £80,000 +92.77%
Oldham - 1 £37,500 - 1
F5
North West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for F5.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (79.17%) CCNP
4 18 (75.00%) WAN
4 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
5 17 (70.83%) CCIE
5 17 (70.83%) Wireless
5 17 (70.83%) MPLS
6 15 (62.50%) BGP
6 15 (62.50%) EIGRP
6 15 (62.50%) Firewall
6 15 (62.50%) Finance
6 15 (62.50%) DNS
7 14 (58.33%) OSPF
7 14 (58.33%) Network Security
7 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
8 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
8 13 (54.17%) LAN
9 12 (50.00%) DHCP
9 12 (50.00%) SNA
9 12 (50.00%) Network Design
9 12 (50.00%) DMVPN
9 12 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (50.00%) Fortinet
9 12 (50.00%) High Availability
10 8 (33.33%) Juniper
11 6 (25.00%) VPN
11 6 (25.00%) Windows
11 6 (25.00%) MCSE

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Mimecast
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (75.00%) WAN
2 17 (70.83%) MPLS
2 17 (70.83%) Wireless
3 15 (62.50%) BGP
3 15 (62.50%) DNS
3 15 (62.50%) EIGRP
3 15 (62.50%) Firewall
4 14 (58.33%) Network Security
4 14 (58.33%) OSPF
5 13 (54.17%) LAN
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (50.00%) DHCP
6 12 (50.00%) DMVPN
6 12 (50.00%) SNA
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 6 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) IT Support
2 3 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (12.50%) IT Technician
2 3 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
2 3 (12.50%) Senior IT Technician
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Support Technician
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Technician
2 3 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Communications Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Head of Security
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) High Availability
1 12 (50.00%) Network Design
2 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Network Management
5 2 (8.33%) Statistics
6 1 (4.17%) B2B
6 1 (4.17%) B2C
6 1 (4.17%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (79.17%) CCNP
3 17 (70.83%) CCIE
4 6 (25.00%) MCSE
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.50%) MCITP
5 3 (12.50%) MCP
5 3 (12.50%) MCSA
5 3 (12.50%) MCTS
5 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (4.17%) CCSA
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
3 12 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 8 (33.33%) Juniper
5 6 (25.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (12.50%) Meraki
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) IronPort
7 1 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (4.17%) Polycom
7 1 (4.17%) Siemens
7 1 (4.17%) Stonesoft
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