The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 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.

F5
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 139 155
Rank change year-on-year +19 +16  
Permanent jobs citing F5 16 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 0.75% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 1.70% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 3
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £37,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £65,000 £44,500
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 Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 941 1293 1234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.51% 44.08% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 580 789 773
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,575
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

F5
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for F5 in Scotland

F5
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Scotland

F5
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh +16 12 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Glasgow +6 4 £47,500 -20.83%
F5
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for F5.

1 46 (82.14%) Cisco
2 36 (64.29%) Firewall
3 34 (60.71%) CheckPoint
4 28 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (44.64%) CCNP
6 22 (39.29%) Juniper
6 22 (39.29%) LAN
7 17 (30.36%) ITIL
8 16 (28.57%) VPN
8 16 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (26.79%) Network Security
9 15 (26.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
9 15 (26.79%) WAN
9 15 (26.79%) Finance
10 14 (25.00%) MPLS
11 13 (23.21%) OSPF
11 13 (23.21%) BGP
11 13 (23.21%) CCNA
12 11 (19.64%) Wireless
12 11 (19.64%) IPsec
13 10 (17.86%) DNS
13 10 (17.86%) Linux
14 9 (16.07%) Internet
14 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
14 9 (16.07%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (14.29%) Citrix
15 8 (14.29%) EIGRP
15 8 (14.29%) Change Management

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (8.93%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.36%) JBoss
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (64.29%) Firewall
2 22 (39.29%) LAN
3 16 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (28.57%) VPN
4 15 (26.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (26.79%) Network Security
4 15 (26.79%) WAN
5 14 (25.00%) MPLS
6 13 (23.21%) BGP
6 13 (23.21%) OSPF
7 11 (19.64%) IPsec
7 11 (19.64%) Wireless
8 10 (17.86%) DNS
9 9 (16.07%) Internet
10 8 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 8 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (12.50%) HSRP
11 7 (12.50%) NetScaler
11 7 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.57%) GCC
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Maven
2 2 (3.57%) MSI
2 2 (3.57%) NuGet
2 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Information Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Security Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Information Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Network Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Network Specialist
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Network Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.93%) PKI
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.79%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (14.29%) Change Management
3 8 (14.29%) Information Security
4 7 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.93%) Actionable Insight
6 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.93%) Network Design
6 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.14%) Network Management
7 4 (7.14%) Time Management
8 3 (5.36%) DevOps
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) Java
2 3 (5.36%) Perl
2 3 (5.36%) Python
2 3 (5.36%) VBScript
3 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (44.64%) CCNP
3 13 (23.21%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 6 (10.71%) CCIE
6 5 (8.93%) CCDP
6 5 (8.93%) CCSE
7 3 (5.36%) CCMSE
7 3 (5.36%) CCSA
7 3 (5.36%) CCSM
7 3 (5.36%) JNCIE
8 2 (3.57%) CCDA
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.79%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Cacti
2 4 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 3 (5.36%) Ansible
3 3 (5.36%) Capistrano
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (5.36%) Nagios
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) Puppet
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) PowerCLI
4 2 (3.57%) SCCM
4 2 (3.57%) yum
5 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) Cisco
2 34 (60.71%) CheckPoint
3 22 (39.29%) Juniper
4 8 (14.29%) Citrix
5 7 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 7 (12.50%) VMware
6 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.93%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.14%) Aruba
8 3 (5.36%) Perforce
8 3 (5.36%) Splunk
9 2 (3.57%) HP
9 2 (3.57%) jetNEXUS
10 1 (1.79%) Altiris
10 1 (1.79%) Avaya
10 1 (1.79%) EMC
10 1 (1.79%) IBM
10 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
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