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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / South West
Rank 224 226 202
Rank change year-on-year +2 -24  
Permanent jobs citing F5 8 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.46% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 1.02% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 43
Median salary £50,000 £54,290 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.90% +44.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,345 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,750 £65,000
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 2045 2658 2617
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.71% 45.23% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1730 2186 2200
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 26 March 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 26 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
Gloucestershire +8 5 £50,000 -2.43%
Bristol +6 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for F5.

1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) Juniper
3 17 (54.84%) Firewall
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
5 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (32.26%) Palo Alto
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (29.03%) DV Cleared
7 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
7 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
7 9 (29.03%) CCNA
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.81%) VPN
8 8 (25.81%) Unix
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
8 8 (25.81%) Solaris
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
9 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL
10 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (19.35%) DNS
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft

F5
Top Related 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 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.81%) VPN
5 6 (19.35%) DNS
5 6 (19.35%) Network Security
5 6 (19.35%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (12.90%) DHCP
6 4 (12.90%) LAN
7 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
7 3 (9.68%) FWSM
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
7 3 (9.68%) OSPF
7 3 (9.68%) WAN
7 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) ArcSight Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Solaris
2 8 (25.81%) Unix
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000
4 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
1 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
2 6 (19.35%) Content Development
2 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (19.35%) SIEM
3 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (16.13%) Information Assurance
3 5 (16.13%) Logistics
3 5 (16.13%) Network Design
3 5 (16.13%) Security Operations
4 4 (12.90%) High Availability
4 4 (12.90%) Network Management
4 4 (12.90%) Open Source
4 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) B2B
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) Lisp
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) CCNA
2 9 (29.03%) DV Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) CCSA
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) GPG13
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) UAG
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) Samba
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (6.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.23%) OpenView
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) Juniper
3 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
4 10 (32.26%) Palo Alto
4 10 (32.26%) VMware
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
6 6 (19.35%) ArcSight
6 6 (19.35%) Crossbeam
6 6 (19.35%) HP
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Splunk
7 4 (12.90%) Riverbed
8 3 (9.68%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (9.68%) CA
8 3 (9.68%) IBM
8 3 (9.68%) IronPort
9 2 (6.45%) Avaya
9 2 (6.45%) Dell
9 2 (6.45%) Nokia
9 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
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