The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 82 94
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12  
Permanent jobs citing F5 7 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.95% 0.80% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 1.92% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 8
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £75,000
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 South Wales.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 294 469 563
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 39.89% 41.73% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 258 403 470
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

F5
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for F5 in South Wales

F5
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in South Wales over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in South Wales

F5
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South Wales 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
Cardiff +3 4 £40,750 -9.44%
Caerphilly - 3 £40,000 -
F5
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for F5.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
3 15 (88.24%) Firewall
4 13 (76.47%) VPN
5 12 (70.59%) BGP
6 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (58.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (58.82%) Load Balancing
7 10 (58.82%) OSPF
7 10 (58.82%) DNS
7 10 (58.82%) WAN
7 10 (58.82%) LAN
8 9 (52.94%) CCNP
8 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
9 8 (47.06%) ITIL
10 7 (41.18%) Juniper
10 7 (41.18%) MPLS
11 6 (35.29%) Internet
11 6 (35.29%) IPsec
11 6 (35.29%) IPv4
11 6 (35.29%) IPv6
11 6 (35.29%) FTP
11 6 (35.29%) DDoS Mitigation
12 5 (29.41%) DHCP
12 5 (29.41%) CCNA
13 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
13 4 (23.53%) Citrix
13 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) VPN
3 12 (70.59%) BGP
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (58.82%) DNS
5 10 (58.82%) LAN
5 10 (58.82%) OSPF
5 10 (58.82%) WAN
6 7 (41.18%) MPLS
7 6 (35.29%) FTP
7 6 (35.29%) Internet
7 6 (35.29%) IPsec
7 6 (35.29%) IPv4
7 6 (35.29%) IPv6
8 5 (29.41%) DHCP
9 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
10 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (17.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Load Balancing
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Presales
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CCNP
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCDP
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
3 7 (41.18%) Juniper
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
6 2 (11.76%) McAfee
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Aruba
7 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.88%) BMC
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Nortel
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire