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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Wales / South Wales
Rank 77 77 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Permanent jobs citing F5 11 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.26% 1.70% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 4.16% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 11
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.64%  
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 417 505 603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 47.60% 40.99% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 361 431 496
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 March 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 25 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
Cardiff -3 7 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Bridgend - 2 £45,000 -
Newport -8 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
F5
Wales

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for F5.

1 28 (80.00%) Cisco
2 26 (74.29%) CheckPoint
3 24 (68.57%) Firewall
4 22 (62.86%) LAN
5 19 (54.29%) DNS
6 18 (51.43%) WAN
7 17 (48.57%) MPLS
7 17 (48.57%) BGP
7 17 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (45.71%) VPN
8 16 (45.71%) OSPF
9 15 (42.86%) CCNP
9 15 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (37.14%) Juniper
11 13 (37.14%) Internet
12 12 (34.29%) Avaya
12 12 (34.29%) DHCP
12 12 (34.29%) Finance
13 11 (31.43%) VMware
14 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
15 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
15 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
15 9 (25.71%) Linux
16 8 (22.86%) Windows
16 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
17 7 (20.00%) Unified Communications
17 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat

F5
Top Related 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Bluemix
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
1 2 (5.71%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) Firewall
2 22 (62.86%) LAN
3 19 (54.29%) DNS
4 18 (51.43%) WAN
5 17 (48.57%) BGP
5 17 (48.57%) MPLS
6 16 (45.71%) OSPF
6 16 (45.71%) VPN
7 15 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (37.14%) Internet
10 12 (34.29%) DHCP
11 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
12 7 (20.00%) Unified Communications
13 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
13 6 (17.14%) FTP
13 6 (17.14%) IPsec
13 6 (17.14%) IPv4
13 6 (17.14%) IPv6
14 5 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.14%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Network Architect
3 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Apache Flex
1 2 (5.71%) CGI
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.57%) VyOS
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (17.14%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Network Design
3 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.57%) Change Control
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.71%) High Availability
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Network Management
5 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Statistics
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Open Source
6 1 (2.86%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) R
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (42.86%) CCNP
3 7 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CCDA
6 1 (2.86%) CCSA
6 1 (2.86%) CCSE
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) MCITP
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (5.71%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Cisco
2 26 (74.29%) CheckPoint
3 13 (37.14%) Juniper
4 12 (34.29%) Avaya
5 11 (31.43%) VMware
6 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (17.14%) Intel Security
8 5 (14.29%) Fortinet
8 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 5 (14.29%) Vyatta
9 4 (11.43%) AppDynamics
9 4 (11.43%) Citrix
9 4 (11.43%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (11.43%) Palo Alto
9 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
10 3 (8.57%) Brocade
10 3 (8.57%) IBM
10 3 (8.57%) Intel
10 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.71%) HP
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