The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 27 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.

F5
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 73 88
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15  
Permanent jobs citing F5 3 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.49% 1.50% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 3.22% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -9.09%  
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 Southampton.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 289 373 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 47.15% 46.74% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 261 365 407
Median salary £38,000 £41,522 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.48% -5.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

F5
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for F5 in Southampton

F5
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Southampton region with a requirement for F5.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (42.86%) CCSE
5 3 (42.86%) Network Security
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
5 3 (42.86%) Presales
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) HSRP
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) CCIE
6 2 (28.57%) WLAN
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) BGP
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
7 1 (14.29%) Juniper
7 1 (14.29%) Middleware
7 1 (14.29%) Unix
7 1 (14.29%) VoIP

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) HSRP
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Network Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Operations Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Kanban
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCSE
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper