Period
to 13 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 13 December 2019 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
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 266 291 280
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11 +22
Permanent jobs citing F5 43 37 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.37% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 0.97% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 29
South West median annual salary £46,809 £45,891 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +1.98% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,250 £40,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,100 £64,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

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 the South West.

All Vendors
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,795 3,809 4,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.32% 38.15% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,038 3,029 3,589
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,557 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in the South West

F5
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for F5 in the South West

F5
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in the South West over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for F5 in the South West

F5
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South West region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. 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
Bristol +32 14 £27,500 -39.23% 4
Wiltshire -5 14 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire -22 10 £47,155 +13.63%
Dorset +2 5 £42,500 - 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for F5.

1 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 25 (58.14%) Firewall
3 22 (51.16%) Wireless
3 22 (51.16%) VMware
4 20 (46.51%) Windows
4 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
4 20 (46.51%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (44.19%) Juniper
6 18 (41.86%) Azure
7 13 (30.23%) CCNP
7 13 (30.23%) CCNA
7 13 (30.23%) DNS
7 13 (30.23%) Citrix
7 13 (30.23%) SQL
8 12 (27.91%) SAN
8 12 (27.91%) Retail
8 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
9 11 (25.58%) Office 365
9 11 (25.58%) AWS
9 11 (25.58%) Cisco Firepower
10 10 (23.26%) Dell
10 10 (23.26%) WAN
10 10 (23.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (20.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (20.93%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
12 8 (18.60%) Skype

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.60%) Skype for Business
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 18 (41.86%) Azure
2 11 (25.58%) AWS
2 11 (25.58%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) Firewall
2 22 (51.16%) Wireless
3 20 (46.51%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (30.23%) DNS
5 12 (27.91%) SAN
6 11 (25.58%) Cisco Firepower
7 10 (23.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (23.26%) WAN
8 9 (20.93%) Cisco Wireless
8 9 (20.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (18.60%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (18.60%) Network Security
9 8 (18.60%) Skype
10 7 (16.28%) BIG-IP
10 7 (16.28%) DHCP
10 7 (16.28%) LAN
11 6 (13.95%) FTP
11 6 (13.95%) HTTP
12 5 (11.63%) NAS
12 5 (11.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (27.91%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Support Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (16.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Presales Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Presales Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Firewall Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (16.28%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (13.95%) Line Management
4 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.98%) Decision-Making
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.98%) Network Design
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.65%) DNA
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL
7 2 (4.65%) Presales
8 1 (2.33%) Coaching
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.23%) CCNA
2 13 (30.23%) CCNP
3 6 (13.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (13.95%) Degree
4 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) CCDP
5 3 (6.98%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (2.33%) CCIE Security
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.63%) vSphere
3 5 (11.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Ansible
1 6 (13.95%) Stealthwatch
2 5 (11.63%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 22 (51.16%) VMware
3 19 (44.19%) Juniper
4 13 (30.23%) Citrix
5 10 (23.26%) Dell
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.60%) SolarWinds
8 7 (16.28%) HP
9 6 (13.95%) Google
9 6 (13.95%) Infoblox
9 6 (13.95%) Meraki
9 6 (13.95%) Micro Focus
9 6 (13.95%) Palo Alto
9 6 (13.95%) Splunk
10 5 (11.63%) Fortinet
10 5 (11.63%) NetApp
10 5 (11.63%) Veeam
11 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.33%) Intel
12 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL