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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 203 246
Rank change year-on-year -22 +43  
Permanent jobs citing F5 44 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 1.03% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 11
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +84.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £35,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
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 the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3138 2425 2894
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.97% 43.07% 45.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2501 1995 2327
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Manchester -21 22 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Cheshire -15 17 £47,500 - 3
Lancashire - 4 £58,750 -
F5
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 54 (96.43%) Cisco
2 49 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (85.71%) CCNP
4 40 (71.43%) WAN
5 39 (69.64%) Firewall
5 39 (69.64%) Load Balancing
6 34 (60.71%) Juniper
7 28 (50.00%) CCIE
8 25 (44.64%) ITIL
8 25 (44.64%) BGP
8 25 (44.64%) Riverbed
9 24 (42.86%) MPLS
9 24 (42.86%) Wireless
10 23 (41.07%) EIGRP
10 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
11 22 (39.29%) VPN
11 22 (39.29%) Windows
11 22 (39.29%) LAN
12 21 (37.50%) DNS
12 21 (37.50%) OSPF
13 20 (35.71%) Network Security
14 19 (33.93%) Data Centre
15 18 (32.14%) Ethernet
16 16 (28.57%) Finance
16 16 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
16 16 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (28.57%) SSL
16 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
16 16 (28.57%) Service Management
16 16 (28.57%) Unified Communications

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 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (71.43%) WAN
2 39 (69.64%) Firewall
3 25 (44.64%) BGP
4 24 (42.86%) MPLS
4 24 (42.86%) Wireless
5 23 (41.07%) EIGRP
5 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
6 22 (39.29%) LAN
6 22 (39.29%) VPN
7 21 (37.50%) DNS
7 21 (37.50%) OSPF
8 20 (35.71%) Network Security
9 18 (32.14%) Ethernet
10 16 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (28.57%) NetScaler
10 16 (28.57%) SSL
10 16 (28.57%) Unified Communications
11 15 (26.79%) IPsec
12 14 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (25.00%) DHCP
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (89.29%) Network Engineer
2 17 (30.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Network Communications Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Juniper Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Network Operations Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) IT Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) LAN Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Service Operations Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
11 1 (1.79%) Juniper Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Data Centre
2 16 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.57%) Life Science
6 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.79%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Load Balancing
2 25 (44.64%) ITIL
3 16 (28.57%) Service Management
4 13 (23.21%) Statistics
5 11 (19.64%) Change Control
5 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
6 10 (17.86%) Network Management
7 9 (16.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
9 7 (12.50%) Network Design
10 6 (10.71%) High Availability
10 6 (10.71%) ITIL V3
10 6 (10.71%) ITSM
11 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
11 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
13 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
14 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
14 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (1.79%) Perl
2 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (85.71%) CCNP
3 28 (50.00%) CCIE
4 14 (25.00%) MCP
4 14 (25.00%) MCSA
4 14 (25.00%) MCSE
4 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (19.64%) Degree
6 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (10.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (7.14%) CCNA
8 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.36%) CCSA
10 2 (3.57%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (3.57%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.79%) CCDA
11 1 (1.79%) CCDP
11 1 (1.79%) CCSE
11 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.79%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (10.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 54 (96.43%) Cisco
2 34 (60.71%) Juniper
3 25 (44.64%) Riverbed
4 11 (19.64%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.14%) VMware
8 3 (5.36%) IronPort
8 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.36%) Polycom
8 3 (5.36%) Siemens
9 2 (3.57%) HP
10 1 (1.79%) Avaya
10 1 (1.79%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.79%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.79%) Radware
10 1 (1.79%) Stonesoft
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