Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 305 305
Rank change year-on-year +32 0 -29
Permanent jobs citing F5 64 41 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 0.86% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 49
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,250 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.55% -7.65% -7.55%
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £38,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £57,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 4400 4791 5200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.52% 43.77% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3638 3962 4344
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Cornwall - 26 £35,000 -
Bristol -21 21 £58,770 +29.16% 1
Wiltshire +1 8 £53,000 +8.16%
Gloucestershire +15 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Dorset - 3 £42,000 -
Somerset - 2 £50,000 - 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South West region with a requirement for F5.

1 56 (87.50%) Cisco
2 33 (51.56%) CheckPoint
3 30 (46.88%) Wireless
4 26 (40.63%) Firewall
4 26 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (39.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (34.38%) CCNP
7 20 (31.25%) ITIL
8 19 (29.69%) Windows
8 19 (29.69%) CCNA
8 19 (29.69%) SLA
8 19 (29.69%) SolarWinds
9 17 (26.56%) Coaching
9 17 (26.56%) Service Delivery
10 16 (25.00%) TOGAF
10 16 (25.00%) Juniper
10 16 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
11 15 (23.44%) Blue Coat
12 14 (21.88%) Service Management
12 14 (21.88%) ITSM
12 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (21.88%) Linux
12 14 (21.88%) User Experience
12 14 (21.88%) Change Control
12 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
12 14 (21.88%) IT Strategy
12 14 (21.88%) Runbook
12 14 (21.88%) Infoblox
12 14 (21.88%) Problem Management

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 4 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) Apache
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.88%) Wireless
2 26 (40.63%) Firewall
3 16 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 13 (20.31%) BIG-IP
4 13 (20.31%) Network Security
5 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 10 (15.63%) VPN
7 8 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (12.50%) LAN
7 8 (12.50%) WAN
8 7 (10.94%) DNS
9 6 (9.38%) MPLS
10 5 (7.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (6.25%) BGP
11 4 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (6.25%) FabricPath
11 4 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) French Language
2 2 (3.13%) German Language
2 2 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Network Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) Security Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) IT Security Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Network Support
6 5 (7.81%) Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Network Services Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Field Support Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Graduate Network Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) IT Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Network Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) Middleware
2 5 (7.81%) .NET
3 2 (3.13%) Java EE
3 2 (3.13%) JSON
3 2 (3.13%) REST
3 2 (3.13%) SOAP
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) WSDL
3 2 (3.13%) XSD
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
1 14 (21.88%) User Experience
2 12 (18.75%) CESG
3 2 (3.13%) CMDB
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Fintech
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.69%) Unix
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) AIX
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) CentOS
7 1 (1.56%) Solaris
7 1 (1.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Continuous Improvement
2 20 (31.25%) ITIL
3 17 (26.56%) Coaching
3 17 (26.56%) Service Delivery
4 16 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 14 (21.88%) Change Control
5 14 (21.88%) IT Strategy
5 14 (21.88%) ITSM
5 14 (21.88%) Problem Management
5 14 (21.88%) Runbook
5 14 (21.88%) Service Management
5 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (18.75%) SIEM
7 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing
8 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.38%) Change Management
9 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (6.25%) Network Management
11 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.56%) Perl
3 1 (1.56%) PHP
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (34.38%) CCNP
3 19 (29.69%) CCNA
4 14 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.69%) CCIE
6 1 (1.56%) CCMSE
6 1 (1.56%) CCSA
6 1 (1.56%) CCSE
6 1 (1.56%) CCSP
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.56%) MCITP
6 1 (1.56%) MCTS
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.81%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Docker
5 1 (1.56%) VMFS
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 4 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.13%) OpenView
3 2 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.56%) Control-M
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.56%) Nagios
4 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.56%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.56%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 56 (87.50%) Cisco
2 33 (51.56%) CheckPoint
3 19 (29.69%) SolarWinds
4 16 (25.00%) Juniper
5 15 (23.44%) Blue Coat
6 14 (21.88%) Infoblox
7 10 (15.63%) HP
8 7 (10.94%) IBM
8 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.38%) VMware
10 4 (6.25%) IronPort
10 4 (6.25%) Palo Alto
10 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 4 (6.25%) Riverbed
11 3 (4.69%) Oracle
12 2 (3.13%) Kaspersky
12 2 (3.13%) Meraki
12 2 (3.13%) Nokia
12 2 (3.13%) Trend Micro
13 1 (1.56%) Veeam