Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 January 2018 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 110 81
Rank change year-on-year +39 -29 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 15 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.62% 0.16% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 0.29% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 5
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £47,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.99% +30.82% -
10th Percentile £34,125 £43,175 £35,300
90th Percentile £45,000 £51,325 £41,900
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.83% -13.50%

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 Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 492 685 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 53.07% 54.37% 48.73%
Number of salaries quoted 373 439 341
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Merseyside

F5
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for F5 in Merseyside

F5
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Merseyside over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for F5 in Merseyside

F5
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Liverpool +33 15 £42,500 -10.99% 1
F5
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for F5.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
4 11 (73.33%) Capita
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 7 (46.67%) VoIP
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) Citrix
7 6 (40.00%) Firewall
7 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (40.00%) BIG-IP
7 6 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (33.33%) Node.js
8 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
8 5 (33.33%) Ruby
8 5 (33.33%) Groovy
8 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (33.33%) Nagios
8 5 (33.33%) VPN
8 5 (33.33%) C++
8 5 (33.33%) Java
8 5 (33.33%) PHP
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
9 4 (26.67%) DNS

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
2 7 (46.67%) VoIP
3 6 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.67%) IPsec
7 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (6.67%) SNMP
7 1 (6.67%) WAN
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Applications Support
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Online Games
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Debian
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (33.33%) C++
1 5 (33.33%) Groovy
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) Docker
3 3 (20.00%) LXC
3 3 (20.00%) VMware NSX
4 2 (13.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Grafana
3 2 (13.33%) Graphite
3 2 (13.33%) Graylog
3 2 (13.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Capita
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Riverbed