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 3 months to 29 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
England / South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 222 234
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12  
Permanent jobs citing F5 18 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.41% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 18
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,438 £34,075
10% offered a salary of more than £56,225 £62,500 £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 the South West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2276 2423 2715
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.09% 46.44% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3152 3868 3978
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 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
Bristol -12 10 £42,500 -0.14% 4
Wiltshire -2 3 £44,000 -20.00%
Gloucestershire - 3 £41,250 -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
F5
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for F5.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (50.00%) Juniper
4 10 (41.67%) CCNP
4 10 (41.67%) Network Security
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (37.50%) Riverbed
5 9 (37.50%) Wireless
5 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 9 (37.50%) VPN
6 8 (33.33%) OSPF
7 7 (29.17%) CCNA
7 7 (29.17%) LAN
7 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
8 6 (25.00%) VLAN
8 6 (25.00%) Firewall
8 6 (25.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (25.00%) WAN
8 6 (25.00%) DNS
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) BGP
8 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (25.00%) MPLS
8 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (20.83%) SNMP
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) CCIE
9 5 (20.83%) HP

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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (41.67%) Network Security
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (37.50%) VPN
3 9 (37.50%) Wireless
4 8 (33.33%) OSPF
5 7 (29.17%) LAN
6 6 (25.00%) BGP
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) MPLS
6 6 (25.00%) VLAN
6 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.83%) BIG-IP
7 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
7 5 (20.83%) SNMP
7 5 (20.83%) WLAN
8 4 (16.67%) FTP
8 4 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) ArcSight Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Web Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Solaris
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Network Management
4 3 (12.50%) SIEM
5 2 (8.33%) Content Development
5 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Biometrics
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics
6 1 (4.17%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Use Case
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) Lisp
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
3 7 (29.17%) CCNA
4 5 (20.83%) CCIE
4 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.33%) MCITP
6 2 (8.33%) MCTS
7 1 (4.17%) CCMSE
7 1 (4.17%) CCSA
7 1 (4.17%) CCSE
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) GPG13
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
1 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (8.33%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (8.33%) OpenView
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Juniper
3 9 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) Aruba
6 4 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) Crossbeam
8 2 (8.33%) IBM
8 2 (8.33%) Infoblox
8 2 (8.33%) IronPort
8 2 (8.33%) jetNEXUS
8 2 (8.33%) Nokia
8 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.33%) Sophos
8 2 (8.33%) Splunk
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