Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 314 313
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +24
Permanent jobs citing F5 74 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.84% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 60 28 42
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £19,075
90th Percentile £65,125 £53,750 £71,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 6192 5588 5648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.73% 44.75% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4799 4448 4509
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,963 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,825 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Cheshire -13 31 £45,000 -5.26%
Manchester +4 28 £51,500 +17.71% 4
Merseyside +23 9 £42,500 -5.56%
Lancashire - 3 - -
F5
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for F5.

1 69 (93.24%) Cisco
2 61 (82.43%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (74.32%) WAN
4 54 (72.97%) Firewall
5 53 (71.62%) CCNP
6 52 (70.27%) Load Balancing
7 46 (62.16%) VPN
8 44 (59.46%) BGP
9 41 (55.41%) Wireless
10 39 (52.70%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (51.35%) EIGRP
11 38 (51.35%) LAN
12 37 (50.00%) ITIL
13 33 (44.59%) SSL
14 32 (43.24%) Riverbed
15 31 (41.89%) Network Security
15 31 (41.89%) OSPF
16 30 (40.54%) IPsec
16 30 (40.54%) DNS
17 29 (39.19%) Cisco IOS
18 28 (37.84%) Ethernet
19 27 (36.49%) DHCP
19 27 (36.49%) Windows
20 26 (35.14%) Data Centre
21 25 (33.78%) CCIE
21 25 (33.78%) Juniper
21 25 (33.78%) MPLS
21 25 (33.78%) IP Telephony
22 22 (29.73%) BIG-IP
22 22 (29.73%) Degree

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 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (74.32%) WAN
2 54 (72.97%) Firewall
3 46 (62.16%) VPN
4 44 (59.46%) BGP
5 41 (55.41%) Wireless
6 39 (52.70%) Cisco ASA
7 38 (51.35%) EIGRP
7 38 (51.35%) LAN
8 33 (44.59%) SSL
9 31 (41.89%) Network Security
9 31 (41.89%) OSPF
10 30 (40.54%) DNS
10 30 (40.54%) IPsec
11 29 (39.19%) Cisco IOS
12 28 (37.84%) Ethernet
13 27 (36.49%) DHCP
14 25 (33.78%) IP Telephony
14 25 (33.78%) MPLS
15 22 (29.73%) BIG-IP
16 21 (28.38%) Cisco PIX
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Financial Institution
3 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.41%) Games
6 2 (2.70%) Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (75.68%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Security Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Juniper Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Network Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Service Operations Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Cisco Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Cisco Network Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Juniper Architect
8 5 (6.76%) LAN Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) CSS
2 2 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.57%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.76%) FlexPod
4 5 (6.76%) Life Science
5 3 (4.05%) Online Games
6 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.49%) Windows
2 16 (21.62%) Windows Server
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.11%) Linux
6 3 (4.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (70.27%) Load Balancing
2 37 (50.00%) ITIL
3 19 (25.68%) Service Management
4 13 (17.57%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (13.51%) ITIL V3
5 10 (13.51%) ITSM
6 9 (12.16%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (12.16%) Statistics
7 7 (9.46%) Asset Management
7 7 (9.46%) Network Management
8 6 (8.11%) Network Architecture
8 6 (8.11%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (5.41%) Change Control
9 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.41%) Network Design
9 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.05%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (82.43%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (71.62%) CCNP
3 25 (33.78%) CCIE
4 22 (29.73%) Degree
5 9 (12.16%) CCNA
6 5 (6.76%) MCP
6 5 (6.76%) MCSA
6 5 (6.76%) MCSE
6 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.35%) CCDA
9 1 (1.35%) CCDP
9 1 (1.35%) CCSA
9 1 (1.35%) CCSE
9 1 (1.35%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.35%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) PMO
2 4 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
1 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.05%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Cacti
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.41%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 69 (93.24%) Cisco
2 32 (43.24%) Riverbed
3 25 (33.78%) Juniper
4 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 10 (13.51%) VMware
6 9 (12.16%) IronPort
7 8 (10.81%) Blue Coat
7 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
7 8 (10.81%) Polycom
7 8 (10.81%) Siemens
8 6 (8.11%) Capita
8 6 (8.11%) Palo Alto
8 6 (8.11%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.05%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.35%) Avaya
10 1 (1.35%) Fortinet