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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / North West
Rank 240 213 226
Rank change year-on-year -27 +13  
Permanent jobs citing F5 14 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 1.04% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 4
Median salary £47,500 £41,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.45% -17.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £33,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £48,500 £60,500
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 2665 2410 2921
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.35% 42.41% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2187 1979 2339
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,553 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -20 11 £47,500 +24.38% 4
Lancashire - 2 - -
Cheshire +3 1 £45,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (74.19%) CCNP
4 19 (61.29%) WAN
4 19 (61.29%) TCP/IP
4 19 (61.29%) Firewall
4 19 (61.29%) Finance
5 18 (58.06%) MPLS
6 17 (54.84%) Wireless
6 17 (54.84%) CCIE
7 16 (51.61%) BGP
7 16 (51.61%) EIGRP
8 15 (48.39%) OSPF
8 15 (48.39%) DNS
8 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
8 15 (48.39%) Network Security
9 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
9 14 (45.16%) LAN
10 13 (41.94%) Fortinet
11 12 (38.71%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (38.71%) Network Design
11 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (38.71%) DMVPN
11 12 (38.71%) High Availability
11 12 (38.71%) DHCP
11 12 (38.71%) Juniper
11 12 (38.71%) SNA
12 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
13 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (19.35%) Riverbed

F5
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Mimecast
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
1 19 (61.29%) TCP/IP
1 19 (61.29%) WAN
2 18 (58.06%) MPLS
3 17 (54.84%) Wireless
4 16 (51.61%) BGP
4 16 (51.61%) EIGRP
5 15 (48.39%) DNS
5 15 (48.39%) Network Security
5 15 (48.39%) OSPF
6 14 (45.16%) LAN
7 12 (38.71%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (38.71%) DHCP
7 12 (38.71%) DMVPN
7 12 (38.71%) SNA
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (19.35%) NetScaler
8 6 (19.35%) Unified Communications
8 6 (19.35%) VPN
9 5 (16.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) IT Support
3 3 (9.68%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (9.68%) IT Technician
3 3 (9.68%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (9.68%) Senior IT Technician
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Support Technician
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Technician
3 3 (9.68%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Communications Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
2 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) High Availability
1 12 (38.71%) Network Design
2 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Statistics
6 1 (3.23%) B2B
6 1 (3.23%) B2C
6 1 (3.23%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (3.23%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (74.19%) CCNP
3 17 (54.84%) CCIE
4 6 (19.35%) MCSE
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.68%) MCITP
5 3 (9.68%) MCP
5 3 (9.68%) MCSA
5 3 (9.68%) MCTS
5 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.45%) CCNA
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (3.23%) CCSA
7 1 (3.23%) CCVP
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
3 13 (41.94%) Fortinet
4 12 (38.71%) Juniper
5 6 (19.35%) Riverbed
6 3 (9.68%) Meraki
6 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) IronPort
8 1 (3.23%) NetQoS
8 1 (3.23%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.23%) Polycom
8 1 (3.23%) Siemens
8 1 (3.23%) Stonesoft
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