Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 308 310
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2 +29
Permanent jobs citing F5 83 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 0.84% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 67 29 43
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 £41,700 £32,500 £19,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £71,000
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 5921 5327 5778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.46% 43.72% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4575 4253 4565
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +8 40 £45,000 -5.26%
Manchester -3 30 £50,750 +19.41% 5
Lancashire - 6 £60,000 -
Merseyside +6 4 £42,500 -2.30% 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 79 (95.18%) Cisco
2 70 (84.34%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (80.72%) WAN
4 65 (78.31%) Load Balancing
5 64 (77.11%) CCNP
6 59 (71.08%) Firewall
7 53 (63.86%) VPN
8 49 (59.04%) BGP
9 47 (56.63%) Wireless
10 45 (54.22%) EIGRP
11 44 (53.01%) ITIL
11 44 (53.01%) Riverbed
12 41 (49.40%) LAN
12 41 (49.40%) SSL
13 39 (46.99%) OSPF
13 39 (46.99%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (45.78%) IPsec
14 38 (45.78%) DNS
14 38 (45.78%) Ethernet
15 35 (42.17%) MPLS
15 35 (42.17%) Juniper
16 34 (40.96%) Windows
17 32 (38.55%) CCIE
17 32 (38.55%) Cisco IOS
17 32 (38.55%) Network Security
18 31 (37.35%) IP Telephony
18 31 (37.35%) DHCP
19 28 (33.73%) Cisco PIX
20 27 (32.53%) Wireshark
20 27 (32.53%) 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 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 67 (80.72%) WAN
2 59 (71.08%) Firewall
3 53 (63.86%) VPN
4 49 (59.04%) BGP
5 47 (56.63%) Wireless
6 45 (54.22%) EIGRP
7 41 (49.40%) LAN
7 41 (49.40%) SSL
8 39 (46.99%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (46.99%) OSPF
9 38 (45.78%) DNS
9 38 (45.78%) Ethernet
9 38 (45.78%) IPsec
10 35 (42.17%) MPLS
11 32 (38.55%) Cisco IOS
11 32 (38.55%) Network Security
12 31 (37.35%) DHCP
12 31 (37.35%) IP Telephony
13 28 (33.73%) Cisco PIX
14 27 (32.53%) xDSL
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Financial Institution
3 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.61%) Games
6 2 (2.41%) Banking
6 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (78.31%) Network Engineer
2 20 (24.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Operations Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) Juniper Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Lead Network Engineer
8 8 (9.64%) Network Communications Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Architect
9 6 (7.23%) Network Architect
9 6 (7.23%) Service Operations Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Cisco Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Cisco Network Architect
10 5 (6.02%) IT Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Juniper Architect
10 5 (6.02%) LAN Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) CSS
2 2 (2.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Data Centre
2 17 (20.48%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.43%) Life Science
5 5 (6.02%) FlexPod
6 3 (3.61%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.41%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.96%) Windows
2 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
3 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.82%) Unix
6 3 (3.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (78.31%) Load Balancing
2 44 (53.01%) ITIL
3 27 (32.53%) Service Management
4 20 (24.10%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (18.07%) ITIL V3
5 15 (18.07%) ITSM
6 13 (15.66%) Statistics
7 11 (13.25%) Asset Management
7 11 (13.25%) Network Management
8 9 (10.84%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (9.64%) Change Control
9 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
9 8 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (7.23%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.82%) Runbook
13 3 (3.61%) Data Protection
13 3 (3.61%) Risk Management
14 2 (2.41%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) Python
2 1 (1.20%) Perl
2 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (84.34%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (77.11%) CCNP
3 32 (38.55%) CCIE
4 27 (32.53%) Degree
5 10 (12.05%) MCP
5 10 (12.05%) MCSA
5 10 (12.05%) MCSE
5 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (9.64%) CCNA
7 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.20%) CCDA
9 1 (1.20%) CCDP
9 1 (1.20%) CCSA
9 1 (1.20%) CCSE
9 1 (1.20%) CCSP
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) PMO
2 7 (8.43%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (7.23%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.82%) Cacti
3 2 (2.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 79 (95.18%) Cisco
2 44 (53.01%) Riverbed
3 35 (42.17%) Juniper
4 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (12.05%) Blue Coat
6 8 (9.64%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.64%) VMware
7 7 (8.43%) IronPort
7 7 (8.43%) Polycom
7 7 (8.43%) Siemens
8 6 (7.23%) Palo Alto
9 4 (4.82%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.61%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.41%) Capita
12 1 (1.20%) Avaya