Period
to 18 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 June 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 318 287
Rank change year-on-year -3 -31 +41
Permanent jobs citing F5 45 52 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.91% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 39
North West median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,900
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +13.37% +4.75%
10th Percentile £33,750 £40,625 £33,700
90th Percentile £46,775 £60,000 £47,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.48% +2.86% -

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5,650 5,685 4,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.08% 44.63% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,562 4,594 3,928
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £59,300
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in the North West

F5
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for F5 in the North West

F5
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in the North West over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for F5 in the North West

F5
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Cheshire -9 22 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Manchester +11 15 £39,000 -17.89% 1
Merseyside - 6 £37,500 -
Lancashire -11 2 £37,500 -37.50% 2
F5
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 North West region with a requirement for F5.

1 37 (82.22%) Cisco
2 28 (62.22%) Firewall
3 24 (53.33%) Wireless
3 24 (53.33%) MPLS
4 23 (51.11%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (51.11%) DNS
4 23 (51.11%) LAN
5 22 (48.89%) VPN
6 21 (46.67%) SSL
6 21 (46.67%) Ethernet
7 20 (44.44%) CCNP
7 20 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (42.22%) CCNA
8 19 (42.22%) WAN
9 16 (35.56%) BGP
10 15 (33.33%) OSPF
10 15 (33.33%) Wireshark
11 14 (31.11%) Cisco PIX
11 14 (31.11%) Riverbed
11 14 (31.11%) EIGRP
11 14 (31.11%) IPsec
11 14 (31.11%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (28.89%) Windows
12 13 (28.89%) VMware
13 12 (26.67%) Network Security
13 12 (26.67%) Load Balancing
13 12 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (26.67%) TACACS
13 12 (26.67%) NX-OS
14 11 (24.44%) Security Patching

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) Firewall
2 24 (53.33%) MPLS
2 24 (53.33%) Wireless
3 23 (51.11%) DNS
3 23 (51.11%) LAN
4 22 (48.89%) VPN
5 21 (46.67%) Ethernet
5 21 (46.67%) SSL
6 20 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (42.22%) WAN
8 16 (35.56%) BGP
9 15 (33.33%) OSPF
9 15 (33.33%) Wireshark
10 14 (31.11%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (31.11%) EIGRP
10 14 (31.11%) IPsec
11 12 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (26.67%) Network Security
11 12 (26.67%) NX-OS
11 12 (26.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (13.33%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Retail Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Administrator
2 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Network Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support
6 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) 802.1X
1 6 (13.33%) Node.js
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.22%) Express
4 1 (2.22%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (8.89%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Debian
4 4 (8.89%) Unix
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 11 (24.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (24.44%) Security Patching
4 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (8.89%) Network Design
6 4 (8.89%) Service Management
6 4 (8.89%) WFM
7 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 5 (11.11%) C++
1 5 (11.11%) Groovy
1 5 (11.11%) Java
1 5 (11.11%) PHP
1 5 (11.11%) Ruby
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) C
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (44.44%) CCNP
3 19 (42.22%) CCNA
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) Docker
3 3 (6.67%) LXC
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (4.44%) Varnish
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) Grafana
3 2 (4.44%) Graphite
3 2 (4.44%) Graylog
3 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) Riverbed
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 11 (24.44%) Citrix
5 8 (17.78%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.56%) Blue Coat
6 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.33%) Capita
8 5 (11.11%) Juniper
9 4 (8.89%) Infoblox
10 3 (6.67%) McAfee
11 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
11 2 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (2.22%) Aruba
12 1 (2.22%) Facebook