Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 142 208
Rank change year-on-year -27 +66 +39
Permanent jobs citing F5 59 69 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.05% 1.35% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 2.95% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 15
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £38,475 £32,150 £42,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,450 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2298 2340 2629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.74% 45.69% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1413 1706
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Edinburgh -4 39 £56,250 +25.00%
Glasgow -19 15 £47,500 -5.00% 2
North Lanarkshire - 5 £47,500 -
F5
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for F5.

1 40 (67.80%) Cisco
2 29 (49.15%) CheckPoint
3 26 (44.07%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (40.68%) CCNP
5 22 (37.29%) Fortinet
6 21 (35.59%) Firewall
7 20 (33.90%) Finance
7 20 (33.90%) VMware
8 19 (32.20%) BGP
8 19 (32.20%) Network Security
8 19 (32.20%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (28.81%) Windows
10 16 (27.12%) OSPF
10 16 (27.12%) PowerShell
11 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
12 14 (23.73%) Blue Coat
12 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
13 13 (22.03%) SCCM
14 12 (20.34%) LAN
15 11 (18.64%) Load Balancing
15 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
16 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (16.95%) BIG-IP
16 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
17 9 (15.25%) Nagios
17 9 (15.25%) EIGRP
17 9 (15.25%) WAN
17 9 (15.25%) Information Security
17 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds
17 9 (15.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) IIS
3 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.08%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) Firewall
2 19 (32.20%) BGP
2 19 (32.20%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (32.20%) Network Security
3 16 (27.12%) OSPF
4 12 (20.34%) LAN
5 10 (16.95%) BIG-IP
6 9 (15.25%) EIGRP
6 9 (15.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (15.25%) WAN
7 8 (13.56%) SAN
8 7 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (10.17%) MPLS
10 5 (8.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.78%) VoIP
11 4 (6.78%) WLAN
12 3 (5.08%) DNS
12 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
12 3 (5.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.08%) Maven
1 3 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.69%) GCC
3 1 (1.69%) MSI
3 1 (1.69%) NuGet
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Back Office
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Legal
5 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Consultant
4 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Design Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Design Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Lead Network Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Network Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Network Security Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Security Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) REST
2 6 (10.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.56%) Linux
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.78%) Unix
6 2 (3.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Load Balancing
2 9 (15.25%) Information Security
3 8 (13.56%) Migration
3 8 (13.56%) Network Design
3 8 (13.56%) Release Management
4 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.86%) Time Management
5 5 (8.47%) BCP
5 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.78%) DevOps
6 4 (6.78%) Network Management
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.08%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.08%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.86%) Java
3 6 (10.17%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.08%) Perl
4 3 (5.08%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (40.68%) CCNP
3 6 (10.17%) CCIE
4 4 (6.78%) CCDP
4 4 (6.78%) CCNA
4 4 (6.78%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (3.39%) MBA
6 1 (1.69%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.69%) MCP
6 1 (1.69%) MCSE
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.39%) Docker
6 1 (1.69%) Firmware
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) SCCM
2 9 (15.25%) Nagios
3 7 (11.86%) FortiGate
3 7 (11.86%) SCOM
3 7 (11.86%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.08%) Ansible
5 3 (5.08%) Capistrano
5 3 (5.08%) Puppet
5 3 (5.08%) yum
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (3.39%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.69%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 40 (67.80%) Cisco
2 29 (49.15%) CheckPoint
3 22 (37.29%) Fortinet
4 20 (33.90%) VMware
5 14 (23.73%) Blue Coat
6 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
7 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds
8 8 (13.56%) Juniper
8 8 (13.56%) Splunk
9 7 (11.86%) NetApp
9 7 (11.86%) Trend Micro
10 4 (6.78%) jetNEXUS
11 3 (5.08%) Perforce
12 2 (3.39%) Brocade
12 2 (3.39%) Dell
12 2 (3.39%) McAfee
12 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.69%) Infoblox
13 1 (1.69%) Palo Alto